Five star Aamer stars for Pakistan against Kent

Updated: 30 June 2010 18:18 IST

Mohammad Aamer took five wickets to leave Pakistan with an overall lead of 187 heading into the final day of three against Kent at the St Lawrence Ground.

Five star Aamer stars for Pakistan against Kent

Canterbury:

Mohammad Aamer took five wickets to leave Pakistan with an overall lead of 187 heading into the final day of three against Kent here at the St Lawrence Ground.

Left-arm quick Aamer finished with five wickets for 54 runs as a second string Kent made 259 featuring discarded England batsman Joe Denly's 63.

Before stumps Pakistan lost opener Salman Butt lbw to Pakistani all-rounder Azhar Mahmood on their way to closing on 86 for one.

Aamer bowled nightwatchman Matt Coles early on Tuesday's play before removing first-class debutant Chris Piesley for nought with a ball the batsman edged to first slip after it had moved away.
James Hockley was out for a fifth-ball nought when, playing no stroke, he was bowled by a an Aamer inswinger.

Denly, who made fifty off 60 balls, was eventually bowled by a fast straight delivery from Aamer.

Pakistan will play Australia in two Twenty20 internationals on July 5 and 6 at Edgbaston before playing two Tests against the Aussies at Lord's and Headingley.

After playing Australia, Pakistan will feature in four Tests, two Twenty20 and five one-day games against England. The tour ends on September 22.

Topics : Cricket Mohammad Aamer
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