Pakistan notched up their first win at the ICC Cricket World Cup by beating England by 14 runs at Trent Bridge.

Pakistan made two alterations to their XI from the side thrashed by the West Indies at the same venue, with Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali coming in for Haris Sohail and Imad Wasim.

Wood was kept away from the new ball, though, as England kept faith with the opening pair of Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer.

Eoin Morgan showed his faith in the pair by initially installing an ultra-attacking field, with three slips for each, but Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman made a strong start.

Fakhar picked up a pair of fours in Woakes' opening over, with Imam slower to start until he flogged the all-rounder over long-on for six.

Archer tried to expose Pakistan with the short ball, to no great effect as the score ticked past 50 from the second ball of the eighth over.

The first-wicket stand had reached 82 without loss, despite Wood's best efforts in a brisk three-over stint from the Pavilion End that had helped stem the flow of runs.

It was Moeen Ali who eventually started the England comeback, though, floating one up and beating Fakhar on the outside edge with a beauty.

Jos Buttler gathered well and flicked the bails to leave the batsman stumped for 36.

England's breakthrough brought Babar Azam to the crease and he was quickly into his stride.

The Pakistan 100 ticked by from the last ball of the 18th over, bowled by the hero of the opening day victory over Pakistan, Ben Stokes.

Soon after Moeen struck again, with the score at 111 as Imam fell for 44.

The opener appeared to be searching for a six to take him to his half-century but could not beat Woakes, who made good ground running round from long off to take a superb diving catch.

Woakes then appeared to celebrate in front of a section of Pakistan fans, seemingly unhappy at the treatment he had been receiving.

The umpires spoke to England's players as they thronged around Woakes, with more gesticulating towards the group of supporters at long off.

England should have had their third wicket when Adil Rashid drew a mis-hit from Mohammad Hafeez on 14.

Although Jason Roy had all the time in the world at mid-off, the Surrey man improbably grassed the catch, allowing Pakistan to reach the halfway point of the innings on 141 for two.

Babar Azam was proving a thorn in England's side, reaching his 50 at exactly a run-a-ball.

Moeen returned to the attack for the 33rd over and promptly worked his magic again, needing just five deliveries.

Babar was the man to fall this time, departing for a well made 63 when he failed to get a full connection, picking out Woakes at long-on.

There was no look to the crowd this time, just relief at removing the dangerous batsman to leave Pakistan 199 for three.

Pakistan had reached 252 for three heading into the last 10 overs, with Hafeez happily set on 64 not out and captain Sarfaraz Ahmed offering support with an unbeaten 27.

Pakistan began their final push with 13 runs off Stokes in the 41st over, with Hafeez motoring and looking set to become the first centurion of this World Cup.

Instead he fell short by 16 runs, out for 84 in clubbing Wood to long on where Woakes held the catch safely for the third time in the innings.

Woakes enjoyed late rewards when he struck twice in the 48th over, with Sarfaraz caught and bowled for 55 and Wahab Riaz top-edging to Joe Root for four, leaving Pakistan on 326-7 with two overs remaining.

Woakes took one more in the final over, Shoaib Malik the victim, but two boundaries to finish from Shadab Khan left Pakistan with a highly competitive 348 for eight.

That was just one run short of their World Cup record but, most interestingly, left England chasing a tournament best for victory.

Targets of 300 or more have only been hunted down eight times in the competition's history, with Ireland's 329 against England in 2011 the current high.

Roy began England's pursuit of 349 in earnest with two boundaries off Shadab after Pakistan followed South Africa's lead in starting with leg-spin.

Bairstow avoided a second successive golden duck - after Mohammad Amir's in-swinger only just missed the England opener's inside edge - before launching the left-arm seamer for four.

Roy, however, perished in Shadab's next over, pinned lbw after missing a sweep, burning England's review in the process.

Bairstow seemed to be on edge in the early stages but showed some authority by clubbing Shadab back over his head for six, prompting a ball change as a chunk had been taken out of it.

Root, on his haunches after ducking out of the way of an Amir bouncer, was handed a major lifeline when moments later.

The England Test batsman, who had only scored nine, cut at Amir but an edge flew to Babar, who dived to his left in attempting to take a catch at first slip, only to drop the chance.

Bairstow looked to be growing in confidence but departed for 32 off 31 balls in tame fashion to leave England on 60 for two after nine overs.

Seeking to dab Wahab Riaz down to third man, Bairstow could instead only feather to wicketkeeper Sarfraz, prompting jubilant celebrations from the vocal Pakistan support.

The edginess among England's batsmen continued in the face of some disciplined bowling from Pakistan.

Morgan was fortunate when an attempted pull off a Hasan Ali bouncer took a top edge which looped over Sarfaraz's head and bounced safely before trickling to the fine leg boundary.

Although England were progessing at a decent rate they slipped to 86 for three after Morgan found himself cramped for room and bowled by a delivery that skidded on from Hafeez.

Root took England past 100 in the 18th over with a late cut for four off Hasan.

Moments after Hafeez gave Stokes a warning about staying in his ground at the non-striker's end, Root clipped the off-spinner off his pads for a single to move to 50 off 47 balls.

England were four down and in major strife after Stokes tickled behind to Sarfaraz in attempting to cut Shoaib - another to depart to a cross-batted stroke.

Stokes, who had made 13, hung his bat on his shoulders as he started to leave the field before ruefully using it to hit his pads.

Hafeez was deposited beyond the boundary rope, first by Buttler and then Root, in the space of three balls as England looked to counter-attack despite their precarious position.

In the next over, Buttler ramped Wahab for four to the fine leg boundary shortly after England had closed to within 200 of their victory target.

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Pakistan's Wahab Riaz celebrates taking the wicket of England's Chris Woakes during the ICC Cricket World Cup group stage match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. (David Davies/PA)

Pakistan went for a review when Shadab pinned Buttler on the front pad.

However, the decision review system showed the ball would have bounced over the stumps as England breathed a sigh of relief.

Hearts would have been in mouths again when Buttler then wafted at Wahab in the next over but the ball narrowly evaded the diving Sarfraz.

The tension was building as Buttler edged another Wahab delivery along the ground to the cordon but England's vice-captain brought up a 34-ball fifty soon afterwards.

A short ball from Shadab saw Buttler rock on to his back foot and dispatch the leg-spinner just over the head of Asif on the deep midwicket boundary for his second six, to go along with five fours.

The partnership passed 100 - the fourth century stand between Root and Buttler in ODI cricket - off only 79 deliveries, an incredible feat after England had slumped to 118 for four.

Root then became the first batsman to reach three figures at the tournament off 97 balls following a dab into the offside for a single.

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Pakistan's Sarfaraz Ahmed fails to stump England's Moeen Ali . (David Davies/PA)

The fifth wicket partnership had silenced the Pakistan supporters inside the ground but they were roused when Root sliced Shadab Khan to Hafeez at short third man.

Root put his hand on his helmet in recognition of his error as he departed for 107 off 104 balls to leave England on 248 for five - still 101 short of overhauling Pakistan's total.

Root briefly conversed with Moeen, the next man in, before exiting the field to warm applause.

After the equation came down to 91 from the final 10 overs, Moeen misread Shadab's googly but Sarfraz not only put down the edge but missed the stumping chance as well.

Buttler and Moeen kept rotating the strike but boundaries were not forthcoming as the rate crept towards two runs a ball at the end of the 44th over.

Buttler brought up a sensational 75-ball hundred - England's fastest ever at a World Cup - by thumping Amir uppishly through extra cover for four, but he departed next ball after he sliced to Wahab at short third man in a near identical dismissal to Root.

Buttler's dismissal had unquestionably tilted the balance towards Pakistan, whose 11-match losing run in ODIs looked set to come to an end.

England's situation looked bleak with 53 required from the final four overs and neither Moeen nor new man Woakes looked convincing.

However, Woakes edged Amir fine for four before Moeen brought the target down to 38 from 18 balls after hooking the left-arm paceman for the second boundary in the over.

Woakes carved the first ball of Wahab's over but Asif spilled a catch running in from the deep extra cover boundary.

Wahab then missed his yorker and paid the price as Woakes bludgeoned the ball wide over long-off for a six.

However, Wahab responded with two wickets in as many balls, Moeen wafting a slower ball to point before Woakes edged the left-arm paceman behind to leave England 320 for eight after 48 overs.

The writing was on the wall when Archer flashed Amir to Wahab coming in from the third man boundary though England at least avoided the ignominy of being bowled out, ending the 50 overs on 334 for nine.

A 14-run victory therefore went to Pakistan, who had their revenge for a 4-0 ODI series defeat to England last month.