In pictures: Pakistan carry losing streak into T20 seriesSport
DUBAI: England beat Pakistan by 14 runs in the first Twenty20 international to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in Dubai on Thursday.
England made 160-5 in their 20 overs with Sam Billings 51, skipper Eoin Morgan 45 not out and debutant James Vince 41 the main run-getters.
Pakistan were bowled out for 146 in 20 overs with Sohail Tanvir making 25 not out and Sohaib Maqsood 24. Liam Plunkett finished with 3-21.
The second match will be played in Dubai on Friday while the third is scheduled for Monday in Sharjah.