England starts its journey in the first ODI smoothly. Winning toss, Pak skipper Shahid Afridi elected to bowl first. At the end of 15 overs, the host has scored 100 more runs just losing one wicket. Skipper Andrew Strauss was sent to the pavilion when the English man reached at 41 personally. But, at the end Pakistani bowlers could not stop the England innings in a narrow target. At the end of 41 over England scored 274 runs losing 6 wickets. Here is the list of fallen wickets below. Pakistani bowler Saeed Ajmal picked wickets
Fall of wickets England: 1-78 (Strauss, 11.5 ov), 2-153 (Davies, 24.3 ov), 3-179 (Collingwood, 29.5 ov), 4-205 (Morgan, 33.1 ov), 5-253 (Trott, 39.3 ov), 6-255 (Bresnan, 39.5 ov)
Pakistan opening pair started very well we but lost Mohammad Hafeez at 62. Rest of the wicket fall after a certain time rest wickets.
Fall of wickets Pakistan: 1-62 (Mohammad Hafeez, 12.5 ov), 2-82 (Mohammad Yousuf, 17.1 ov), 3-123 (Kamran Akmal, 22.5 ov), 4-158 (Fawad Alam, 28.1 ov), 5-191 (Umar Akmal, 32.6 ov), 6-218 (Asad Shafiq, 35.6 ov), 7-233 (Shahid Afridi, 37.6 ov), 8-238 (Shoaib Akhtar, 38.3 ov), 9-244 (Umar Gul, 39.2 ov)
At the end of the selected 41 over Pakistan could score 250 runs. As a result the English men steps ahead in the five matches series.