James Vince posted his maiden international century to help England to a three-wicket win over Pakistan on Tuesday and a sweep of the three-match one-day international series.

Vince scored 102 from 95 balls as a depleted England lineup chased down 332 at Edgbaston with two overs to spare.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam scored 158 as his team tallied 331-9 after being sent in to bat by England.

Most of England’s first-choice ODI lineup had to isolate after a COVID-19 outbreak just over a week ago following the Sri Lanka series, giving 30-year-old Vince another chance in the international arena.


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“I hadn’t given up on this moment, but this time last week I didn’t expect it at all,” Vince said. ”I wasn’t sure it was going to come. There was probably a realisation I wasn’t going to be in the squad or be high up in the pecking…

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