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Cricket: Pakistan Defeats England by 165 Runs

Pakistan's cricket team has defeated England by 165 runs and taken a 2-1 lead in their one-day international series in Karachi.

Kamran Akmal hit his second successive century, scoring 109 to lead Pakistan to 353 for six in 50 overs.

England could only manage 188 all out in 42 overs in reply. Ian Bell was the top scorer for the English with 37 not out.

The fourth match of the five-match series is scheduled for Monday in Rawalpindi. Pakistan also won the test series, 2-0 earlier this month.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and AP.