Highlights & report: Pakistan shock England to reach final

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Champions Trophy, semi-final, Cardiff:
England 211 (49.5 overs): Root 46, Bairstow 43, Hasan 3-35
Pakistan 215-2 (37.1 overs): Azhar 76, Fakhar 57
Pakistan won by eight wickets

England’s Champions Trophy hopes were ended by an eight-wicket semi-final thrashing at the hands of Pakistan in Cardiff.

England struggled on a slow pitch against some brilliant Pakistan bowling and fielding, mustering only 211.

Fakhar Zaman’s 57 launched Pakistan’s chase, while Azhar Ali made 76 as victory was sealed with 12.5 overs to spare.

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