Third T20I: Brook and Duckett lead England to a 221-3 victory against Pakistan.

Harry Brook and Ben Duckett hit 81 not out as England reach 221-3 in Karachi . The seven-match series is tied for 1-1 after England won the first round by six wickets .

In the third Twenty20 international against Pakistan in Karachi on Friday, middle-order batters Harry Brook and Ben Duckett smashed solid first half centuries to lift England to 221-3.After Pakistan won the toss and sent England in to bat at the National stadium, Brook scored a 35-ball 81 not out, while Duckett cracked an unbeaten 42-ball 69.The seven-match series is tying for 1-1 after England won the first round by six wickets and Pakistan took the second by ten wickets in Karachi.Will Jacks, a 20-ball 40 with eight boundaries, was the starting point for England before Brook and Duckett took the attack on the Pakistan bowlers.

Usman Qadir, a leg-spinner for Pakistan, was the pick of the bowlers with 2-48, while pacer Shahnawaz Dahani ran for 62 runs in his four wicket-less overs.England is on their first tour of Pakistan since 2005.The remaining matches are in Karachi (Sunday) and Lahore (September 28, 30 and October 2).