Pakistan is facing serious difficulties while batting first in the second Test match against England. And at the end of the first day’s play, 5 batsmen of the team have been dismissed for only 126 runs. 2nd Test: Pakistan Struggles Day First highlights. England vs Pakistan Test Series. Match started delay due to rain.
2nd Test: Pakistan Struggles Day First Report
When Pakistan started the innings, Shan Masood. Who had scored a century in the previous match, could not secure his wickets on the ball of the famous. English fast bowler James Anderson and was declared LBW.
After that Abid Ali have accompanied by captain. Azhar Ali and both the players tried to make up for the initial loss by batting calmly. Abid Ali was also lucky twice when the ball slipped after taking the outside edge of his bat but the fielder failed to catch it. Till tea break Pakistan had scored 62 runs for the loss of one wicket in the first innings.
After the break, both the players played responsibly and increased the team’s score to 78 runs
However, Azhar scored 20 runs and gave the wicket to James Anderson but. Abid Ali and Babar Azam completed the team’s century.
Abid Ali has dismissed for 66 while Pakistan’s score was 102 runs. After which Asad Shafiq failed once again and returned to the pavilion after scoring only 5 runs.
It may be recalled that the tea break was taken prematurely due to rain and. Pakistan had scored 62 runs for the loss of one wicket in the first innings.
Fawad Alam was declared LBW on the ball of. Chris Vokes while he was not even given time to open an account. Fawad Alam failed to justify his choice in Test cricket after long time waiting. Might be he was much excited and did not control excitement of his playing eleven selection.
At the end of the first day’s play, Pakistan had scored 126 runs for 5 wickets.
Babar Azam is on the wicket with 25 runs and Mohammad Rizwan is supporting him with 4 runs.
England’s James Anderson took the most 2 wickets.