Thursday, 2 February, 2023

England cleanly swept away Pakistan

England cleanly swept away Pakistan

England beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the third and final Test in Karachi Tuesday to sweep the series 3-0 and hand the Pakistanis their first home whitewash.

"It won't really sink in until we get home or in the new year," skipper Ben Stokes said after securing what was only England's second series whitewash in the subcontinent, following a similar result in Sri Lanka in 2018.

England won the first Test in Rawalpindi by 74 runs and the second in Multan by 26 runs.

This was England's first Test tour of Pakistan since 2005, having refused to tour the South Asian country in the years since because of security concerns.