Pakistan beat England by 14 keeps running at Trent Bridge on Monday as the World Cup's first hundreds of years from Joe Root and Jos Buttler were insufficient to support the hosts and pre-competition top picks update the colossal focus of 349 set for them.
Britain had won the hurl and placed Pakistan in to bat, counts on the pace of quick bowlers Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer for early wickets and no uncertainty wanting to reproduce the manner in which the West Indies skittled Pakistan out for 105 on Friday.
Rather, the guests put that woeful execution behind them and piled on 348 keeps running for eight wickets, enchanting their cheering fans in the stands with 29 fours and six sixes.
Mohammad Hafeez was his side's top scorer with 84 off 62 balls, while Babar Azam made 63 and chief Sarfaraz Ahmed belted a quickfire 55.
In answer, England relentlessly lost the wickets of their top-request batsmen Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes to leave the side on 118 for four and give Root and Buttler a mountain to ascend.
The two put forth a valiant effort, each in the long run achieving three figures. Root hit 10 fours and one six on his approach to 107 preceding scooping a simple catch off Khan to Hafeez at third man.
Buttler crushed a four to score up his own hundred a couple of overs later, just to tumble to the following ball.
As the balls-remaining tally dwindled, Moeen and Woakes swung valiantly at all that they could. In any case, after they were both gotten out in progressive balls, Mark Wood and Adil Rashid were left stranded at the wrinkle as the objective slipped past their range.