England vs Pakistan 5th ODI: England thumps Pakistan by 54 runs, completes 4-0 series win

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed kept Pakistan in the hunt for 352 with a knock of 97, but Chris Woakes' fifer got England over the line.

Babar Azam's run glut continued.   -  Getty Images

Hello and welcome to Sportstar's live updates from the fifth and final ODI between England and Pakistan.

TOSS UPDATE: Eoin Morgan has won the toss and England will bat.

England (Playing XI): Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid

Pakistan (Playing XI): Fakhar Zaman, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain


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Ben Stokes and Tom Curran rode to England's rescue as the side overcame a major wobble with the bat to beat Pakistan by three wickets at Trent Bridge and open up an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match ODI series.

The much-changed host - led by Jos Buttler with Eoin Morgan suspended - was initially cruising in pursuit of 341, reaching 201-1 inside 28 overs on the back of Jason Roy's 89-ball 114.

Roy's dismissal at the hands of Mohammad Hasnain triggered an alarming and unexpected collapse that saw England lose four wickets for 15 runs in 17 deliveries.

But Stokes (71 not out) shared a crucial seventh-wicket partnership of 61 with Curran, who followed up figures of 4-75 with 31 runs, before sealing victory in the company of Adil Rashid with three balls unused as Pakistan was left to rue a series of sloppy errors in the field.

Can Eoin Morgan's men make it 4-0 or will Pakistan salvage a win?