The first One Day International of five match series between Pakistan and England called off due to rain in oval.

The second match of the series will be played on Saturday, PTV Sports is telecasting the entire event live.Earlier, rain delayed the scheduled toss and start of the match.The match was reduced to 41 overs per side.

Pakistan were 80 for two in 19 over when rain halted the play for the second time.Imam ul Haq was unbeaten on 42 with Haris Sohail on 14 when rain stopped play.Fakhar Zaman made three while Babar Azam scored 16.

Jofra Archer and Liam Plunkett took one wicket each.After continue inspections umpire called off the match.The series is expected to be a true test of preparations for Pakistan and England as they gear up for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.