Fielding joy for Broad
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The England captain was delighted to level the three match series 1-1 in the second match in Dubai on Saturday after Pakistan had won Thursday's closely fought opening encounter.
The game started favourably for Pakistan as they removed three England wickets in as many overs, before Jonny Bairstow arrived at the crease to smash an unbeaten 60 to help the tourists finish on a competitive 150-7.
The pace of seamers Steven Finn, Broad and Jade Dernbach helped rip into the Pakistan batting order as they were struggling on 32-4.
The middle-order batsmen aided a slight recovery but Pakistan were all out on 112 to leave England victorious.
Afterwards Broad was full of praise for the way his side played in the field and hopes the win will help England push on to claim the decisive third and final T20 clash on Monday.
"In the field we were faultless," Broad told BBC Test Match Special.
"I think we put one half chance down but if you have that sort of fielding display it really does put pressure on the opposition and I think Pakistan felt that."
He added: "The great thing is we don't have to rely on bowling or batting first.
"We know we have the skills to do both and the responsibility in both batting and bowling line-ups to throw the first punch."