LIAM Livingstone and his England Lions team-mates face a series decider against Pakistan A on Wednesday after going down by 181 runs in the fourth one-day game in Dubai yesterday.

Lions captain Lewis Gregory opted to bowl first in the match in Abu Dhabi, but the tourists were made to toil in the field as Pakistan racked up a whopping 335 for four from their 50 overs.

Openers Shan Masood and Ali Imran helped the hosts off to a superb start, putting on 113 for the first wicket before Imran was dismissed by Mark Wood for 57.

Masood followed soon after for 67, but Adil Amin and skipper Mohammad Rizwan put the Lions’ bowlers to the sword.

Amin blasted an unbeaten 120 off just 87 balls, including seven fours and nine sixes, to propel Pakistan towards an insurmountable target.

Rizwan, who has been in fine form with the bat throughout the series, plundered 73 off just 49 deliveries too, including five fours and three sixes.

With England facing a hefty run chase, Barrow Cricket Club product Livingstone was promoted to open the batting alongside Nick Gubbins.

However, the big-hitting Lancashire batsman fell for nine and Gubbins managed just two, setting the tone for an innings which saw the Lions bowled out for 154 inside 32 overs.

The final match of the series gets under way at 6.30am UK time on Wednesday.