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Live Reporting

Phil Dawkes and Bibhash Dash

All times stated are UK

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  1. Summer song

    And that's a fitting way to end our live coverage for the day - with smiles. Here's the moment Pakistan fans had the biggest smiles in Manchester, as Babar Azam hit the winning runs.

    It's been a pleasure bringing all this wonderful cricket to you. Join us in October for England's winter tours, but until then, it's goodbye from the live-text team. Bye bye!

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    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Pakistan have been playing with smiles on their faces. We have enjoyed the cricket they have produced. The spirit in which it has been played has been brilliant.

    Pakistan team
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    England coach Trevor Bayliss on Sky Sports: "The game was all about momentum tonight. The way we were going allowed Pakistan to get on top. We didn't show urgency with our running. We played like pretty boys at one stage.

    "It is a concern if we do lose the last game of a series. We want to win every game. You can coach all you want but it's got to come from within.  

    "The ceiling is still very high. We're still looking at how well we can play. We're looking at how we can become a bit more consistent."

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    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    This tour to India will be very hard for England. The wickets will be absolute dust bowls. They have Ravichandran Ashwin, who is a brilliant bowler. Every England player has to have a clear game plan on how to play spin.

  5. 'No decision on Bangladesh yet'

    More from England captain Eoin Morgan on TMS: "I haven't made a decision on Bangladesh yet. I have had two weeks of busy cricket. I have a few more days now to think about it.

    "The decision will be based on if I feel safe going out there to play cricket.

    "It is something [captaining England] I will want to continue to do. Since taking over I have loved being captain. I feel we are still on an upward curve."

    Eoin Morgan
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    Andy Zaltzman

    Comedian & BBC Test Match Special statistician

    This is Pakistan's fourth win over England in T20Is. It is only the fourth time England have lost a T20I with five overs to spare.

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    England captain Eoin Morgan on TMS: "Since the end of the 50-over World Cup we have played about 22 players who have been very strong for us. There are some strong players who are unlucky to miss out. But you need to play your strongest side not to lose touch.

    "This summer has been quieter than an Ashes summer so it was a chance to go full strength.

    "It is always nice to take stock. Nothing we do ever surprises us. It is important to remember you need to put in hard work."

  8. Man of the match - Wahab Riaz

    Wahab Riaz is named man of the match for his figures of 3-18 in four overs for Pakistan.

    Wahab Riaz
  9. Captain's view

    England captain Eoin Morgan on Sky Sports: "Pakistan bowled really well, given the conditions. We felt in the game when we were batting, the night sky fell and dew came on. We needed about 185. It's not an excuse. It's just what happened.

    "In the one-day series our bowling has progressed more than our batting. Credit to bowlers. We didn’t have enough runs on the board tonight. But things are really bright at the moment.  We are showing ability and courage with the bat. We are on an upward curve."

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    Khalid Latif got to his half-century with a six as well, and a result that had looked inevitable from over six, was eventually sealed with a four, Babar Azam doing the honours. Pakistan finish their tour with two wins, following their victory in the final ODI.

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    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    There wasn't enough clever thinking from the England bowlers. They needed to learn from their own batting and take the pace off. They thought they could come out and blow Pakistan away.

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    Sharjeel was taking the lead in Pakistan's opening stand, and he fittingly reached his half-century with this massive six.

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    Video caption: Sharjeel reaches 50 with a six
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    If England began their batting cautiously, Pakistan were the exact opposite. Openers Sharjeel and Latif raced the total to 73 inside the powerplay. Sharjeel, in particular, showed very little fear.

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    Video caption: Sharjeel flicks it away for boundary number eight
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    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    You could see that energy in the Pakistan players. Sharjeel is not one for running around the edge but he made that extra effort in front of this very vocal crowd.

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    What a brilliant way to finish off the tour. And indeed, the international summer. England may have dominated the ODI series, but Pakistan have turned up at this crash-bang-wallop fest and delivered exactly what their fans wanted. Winning and winning in style. This was a Real Madrid Galactico performance, like Novak Djokovic handing out a double-bagel, like a Lewis Hamilton lights-to-flag.

    Sharjeel and Latif both finished on 59 in the end, the latter unbeaten. Their 107-run opening stand blew England away.

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    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    That win at Cardiff spurred Pakistan on and gave them a boost. Their flight home is tomorrow so it was all or nothing. But also, their bowlers bowled so well. They had a plan for every batsman.

  17. View from the press box

  18. Pakistan win by 9 wickets

    That's it. Babar finishes things off by punching Plunkett through cover for four and the Pakistan bench rises with roars and fist bumps. The crowd have got fire in their eyes and bellies as the vuvuzelas treble their volume levels. Eoin Morgan walks off like he's just had a really bad A-level result delivered on the back of a stern note from the principal.

  19. Pak 135-1

    Greater Manchester council may want to put a restriction on noise levels. Pakistan are one away from victory as Babar easily pulls Plunkett to mid-wicket for two runs.

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    Andy Zaltzman

    Comedian & BBC Test Match Special statistician

    Six runs needed off six overs. I'll just work out the run rate for you.