England beat Pakistan to win 1st ODI
Man-of-the-match Jason Roy (65) and Joe Root (61) laid the platform for a successful chase with a second-wicket stand of 89 in 14 overs. In photo: England's Jason Roy bats during the first one day international cricket match on August 24, 2016. Photograph: (Getty)
England, setting 261 for victory, took a 1-0 lead in the five-match series, .
England finished on 194 for three in 34.3 overs before rain, which had twice stopped play previously, halted the day/night match for a third and final time at 9:37 pm local time (2037 GMT).
Man-of-the-match Jason Roy (65) and Joe Root (61) laid the platform for a successful chase with a second-wicket stand of 89 in 14 overs.
Pakistan, who won the toss, were held to a total of 260 for six in their full 50 overs.
Azhar Ali, the Pakistan captain, top-scored for his side with 82 and Sarfraz Ahmed made 55.
The series continues at Lord's on Saturday.
Pakistan 260-6, 50 overs (Azhar Ali 82, Sarfraz Ahmed 55)
England 194-3, 34.3 overs (J Roy 65, J Root 61)
Result: England won by 44 runs (D/L method)
Man-of-the-match: Jason Roy (ENG)
Series: England lead five-match series 1-0
(WION with inputs from AFP)