T20 World Cup: England edge Pakistan, emerge champs | As it happened

Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes delivered for England yet again in a big game. Photo: AFP/Martin Keep

Melbourne: England defeated Pakistan by five wickets to emerge champions in the T20 World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

Ben Stokes hit an unbeaten 52 off 49 balls to guide the English home in a tense chase.

Adil Rashid
Adil Rashid celebrates with teammates after dismissing Babar Azam. Photo: AFP/Surjeet Yadav

Earlier, England restricted Pakistan to 137/8 after Jos Buttler opted to bowl.

England also became the first team to hold the ODI and T20 World Cups at the same time.

Mohammad Rizwan
Mohammad Rizwan fell for 15 in the final. Photo: AFP/Martin Keep

Read the match report here.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2 weeks ago

    Sam Curran is the player of the match for his 3/12. He's also the player of the tournament

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Pakistan can be proud of the fight they showed. In the end, Afridi's injury dashed their hopes.

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  • 2 weeks ago

    England join West Indies as the only sides to have won the T20 World Cup twice

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  • 2 weeks ago

    England become the first team to hold the ODI and T20 World Cup at the same time

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  • 2 weeks ago

    There it is! Stokes hits the winning shot. England win by five wickets

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Four more and Stokes brings up his fifty off 47 balls. Scores are tied

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  • 2 weeks ago

    A single puts Stokes back on strike

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Livingstone is the new batter

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Moeen has played his part, 19 off13

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Wasim cleans up Moeen 

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