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Pakistan vs England, 2nd Test Commentary, Live Updates

PAK vs ENG, 2022 - Test Live Commentary

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Match Ended   
202&328 (102.1)
281&275
England beat Pakistan by 26 runs
Right then! England win the series but there is one more match to go. We move to Karachi for the last match. Join us on the 17th of this month at 1030 IST (0500 GMT) and earlier for the build up. Till then, cheers!
Ben Stokes, the captain of England says the conditions here was different but it was another fantastic game and it was great to be a part of. Mentions it seemed a tricky wicket and he praises the seamers for the way they bowled. Congratulates Abrar but says it was good to score against him. Ends by saying he looks around and sees who is the best option to give him a wicket and he turns to them.
Babar Azam, the skipper of Pakistan says they weren't upto the mark with the bat in the first innings. They fought back well in the second innings but could not finish on top. States they have a plan, they had a couple of good partnerships but in the end, they did not finish well. Adds it is a dream start for Abrar and it is good for the team. Ends by saying they are looking forward to the next game and hope to win it.
Harry Brook wins the Player of the Match award. Brook says he tried to learn from his mistake and tried to be a little less aggressive and still put pressure on the bowlers. Adds they knew it would turn and they weren't surprised but they did not bat as they wanted to in the first game. Mentions they just wanted to play with intent and put pressure on the bowler.
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In reply, Pakistan were in a good position when Azam and Shakeel were batting but then came the Leach show. From 142 for 2, Pakistan were bowled out for 202, giving a lead of over 70 to England. Leach finished with four while Root and Wood took two apiece. It was the Harry Brook show for England, in their second innings. As his ton helped them stretch the lead to over 350 and that really proved to be a vital ton as Pakistan just lost by a narrow margin. Not to forget the innings from Ben Duckett and Ben Stokes. Pakistan were in the chase for a long time but lost wickets at the wrong time.
This game though has swung from one side to another right from Day 1. After electing to bat, England were in a brilliant position as they were 2 down for around 150 but then were bowled out for 281. Abrar Ahmed on debut was the star for Pakistan as he ended with a seven-fer.
It was the seamers who did the job for them yet again. Wood in particular, he was the star for the visitors. The game was drifting away from them when Mohammad Nawaz and Saud Shakeel were batting but Wood got them both in quick succession, he also got Zahid Mahmood and it was Robinson who sealed the deal with the last wicket. Salman did fight but he just kept running out of partners.
That is a famous win for England! 3 and a half days of hard fought cricket and it is England who finish on top and also bag the series. Top, top performance from them.
End Of The Over 102.1 : 328/10
0 Runs
  • W 102.1
M. Ali
0 (8)
A. Salman
20 (31)
O. Robinson
14.1-3-23-2
102.1
W
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Ali OUT!
OUT! EDGED AND GONE! Unsurprisingly, Ali takes the review. However, the celebration starts again as the Ultra Edge shows a spike on it. ENGLAND WIN THE SERIES! Ollie Robinson serves a length ball, angling around off and nips away a touch. Ali is drawn forward to defend but gets an edge to the keeper. An appeal and up goes the finger. The review is taken but as expected in vain. England win by 26 runs.
End Of The Over 102 : 328/9
8 Runs
  • 0101.1
  • 0101.2
  • 0101.3
  • 0101.4
  • 4101.5
  • 4101.6
A. Salman
20 (31)
M. Ali
0 (7)
M. Wood
21-2-65-4
101.6
4
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
FOUR! Two in a row! Runs needed now below 30! Shorter and on middle, Salman pulls it over mid-wicket and this one races away to the fence.
101.5
4
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
FOUR! Hit hard and bags a boundary! Fuller and on off, this is hit hard and down to the long off fence for a boundary.
101.4
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
On off, kept out.
101.3
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Another one on the shorter side, Salman guides it to point.
101.2
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Shorter and around off, this is guided through point.
101.1
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Good length and on off, defended.
End Of The Over 101 : 320/9
1 Runs
  • 0100.1
  • 0100.2
  • 0100.3
  • 1100.4
  • 0100.5
  • 0100.6
M. Ali
0 (7)
A. Salman
12 (25)
J. Leach
26-0-113-1
100.6
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Ali
Fuller ball on middle. Ali survives as he blocks it.
100.5
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Ali
Fuller and on off. Ali defends on the front foot.
100.4
1
Jack Leach To Agha Salman
Ali has two balls to survive! On middle, swept behind square leg for one.
100.3
0
Jack Leach To Agha Salman
Flighted on middle. Salman leans and defends.
100.2
0
Jack Leach To Agha Salman
Tossed up, outside off. Defended.
100.1
0
Jack Leach To Agha Salman
Fuller and on off. Salman prods and defends.
Jack Leach to bowl now.
End Of The Over 100 : 319/9
0 Runs
  • W 99.1
  • 099.2
  • 099.3
  • 099.4
  • 099.5
  • 099.6
M. Ali
0 (5)
A. Salman
11 (21)
M. Wood
20-2-57-4
99.6
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Ali
Ai survives! Full and slanting on middle. Ali blocks it.
99.5
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Ali
A length ball on middle, nips in and keeps low. Ali defends it out again.
99.4
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Ali
A quick bouncer, down leg. Ali lets it go.
99.3
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Ali
Wood goes for the full ball on middle. Ali gets his bat down quickly.
99.2
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Ali
On a length and around off. Ali defends it out.
99.1
W
Mark Wood To Zahid Mahmood OUT!
OUT! BOWLED! Through the gate! Wood gets his fourth and needs one more to reach the stars! Zahid Mahmood has no answers. Length ball, outside off, again might have hit the cracks. It nips in sharply and beats the inside edge of Mahmood who tries to drive. The ball hits the stumps. Wood is elated.
End Of The Over 99 : 319/8
8 Runs
  • 098.1
  • 098.2
  • 098.3
  • 098.4
  • 498.5
  • 498.6
A. Salman
11 (21)
Z. Mahmood
0 (6)
J. Anderson
16-1-44-2
98.6
4
James Anderson To Agha Salman
FOUR! 36 needed now! This is going down the wire! Length ball, outside off, Salman pushes it past point, beats Leach's dive and it races into the fence.
98.5
4
James Anderson To Agha Salman
FOUR! Good shot! Reading the game! Length and outside off. Salman lofts it over mid off for a boundary.
98.4
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
Beaten! Length ball, outside off. Salman looks to defend but misses. The keeper collects and quick under arms it on his stumps. The replay shows Salman just tapped his bat inside the crease.
98.3
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
This one dies off the deck, outside off. Salman looks to defend but misses.
98.2
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
On a length and outside off, bit of inward movement. Salman looks to drive but gets an inside edge to square leg.
98.1
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
Short in length and outside off. Salman comes down and defends.
End Of The Over 98 : 311/8
1 Runs
  • 097.1
  • 097.2
  • 097.3
  • 197.4
  • 097.5
  • 097.6
Z. Mahmood
0 (6)
A. Salman
3 (15)
M. Wood
19-1-57-3
97.6
0
Mark Wood To Zahid Mahmood
Length ball on off, Mahmood blocks.
97.5
0
Mark Wood To Zahid Mahmood
That looked like going down. Length ball, tailing on the pads. Mahmood misses his flick and gets hit on the pads. An appeal but the finger stays down. England have one left but they do not waste it.
97.4
1
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Short ball and this is pulled to deep square leg for one.
97.3
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Short ball on middle. Salman is happy to let it go.
97.2
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Short ball, outside off. Salman looks to pull, gets an under edge to the keeper on a bounce.
97.1
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Goes short, outside off, left alone.
End Of The Over 97 : 310/8
1 Runs
  • 196.1
  • W 96.2
  • 096.3
  • 096.4
  • 096.5
  • 096.6
Z. Mahmood
0 (4)
A. Salman
2 (11)
J. Anderson
15-1-36-2
96.6
0
James Anderson To Zahid Mahmood
Short in length and on off. Zahid Mahmood gets inside the line and blocks.
96.5
0
James Anderson To Zahid Mahmood
This one stays low on middle. Zahid Mahmood somehow gets bat on it. That would have been plumb if he didn't get his bat there.
96.4
0
James Anderson To Zahid Mahmood
Length ball, outside off. Zahid Mahmood defends it.
96.3
0
James Anderson To Zahid Mahmood
Outside off, blocked to cover.
96.2
W
James Anderson To Abrar Ahmed OUT!
OUT! GONE! The little cameo is over! England two wickets away now. Length ball, outside off. Ahmed shuffles in his crease, comes down the track and slaps but it goes off the higher part of the blade and straight in the hands of Ben Duckett at covers. The experienced campaigner gets better of the debutant.
96.1
1
James Anderson To Agha Salman
Length and on off, nips in. Salman inside edges his push to square leg for one.
End Of The Over 96 : 309/7
12 Runs
  • 095.1
  • 495.2
  • 095.3
  • 495.4
  • 495.5
  • 095.6
A. Ahmed
17 (11)
A. Salman
1 (10)
M. Wood
18-1-56-3
95.6
0
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
A bouncer and Ahmed sits under it.
95.5
4
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
FOUR! Multan is finding its voice again! Short ball, around off. Ahmed backs away, opens the face of the bat but it goes off the top edge over short third man for a boundary.
95.4
4
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
FOUR! Placement! If Ahmed plays out a cameo here, England will be in trouble. Length and outside off. Ahmed cuts it very late past short third man for four runs.
95.3
0
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
Shorter and outside off. Ahmed now tries to dab it away but misses.
95.2
4
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
FOUR! Hit hard! This is full and around off. Ahmed clears his front leg and hammers it over mid on for another boundary.
95.1
0
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
Short ball on middle. Ahmed pulls it straight to square leg.
Mark Wood to bowl from the other end.
End Of The Over 95 : 297/7
6 Runs
  • 094.1
  • 194.2
  • 494.3
  • 194.4
  • 094.5
  • 094.6
A. Salman
1 (10)
A. Ahmed
5 (5)
J. Anderson
14-1-35-1
94.6
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
Outside off.  Salman comes down the track to pull but under edges it. The ball rolls just past the off pole.
94.5
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
Length ball, outside off. Salman steps forward and blocks.
94.4
1
James Anderson To Abrar Ahmed
On a length and on middle. Ahmed swings across, gets an inside edge to fine leg for a single.
94.3
4
James Anderson To Abrar Ahmed
FOUR! Feels like Ahmed is not here to block things! On a length and around off. Ahmed swings his bat and hits it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
94.2
1
James Anderson To Agha Salman
First run after the break! Short in length and outside off. Salman dabs it to third man for a single.
94.1
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
Full and on off, it is driven back to Anderson.
We are back. A big session awaits for both teams. James Anderson to restart with the ball.
...DAY 4, SESSION 2...
Pakistan still need 64 runs but the only known batter out there is Salman. He will be under tremendous pressure. England on the other hand need three wickets to seal the series. We feel the next session will give us the results. Join us back at 1310 IST (0740 GMT) for the second session.
A huge, huge session for England. It was Pakistan who bossed for most of the time but the last three overs which included the wicket of Mohammad Nawaz and Saud Shakeel has turned the tide in England's favor again. Two balls down the leg side which could be avoided but the Pakistani batters went after it. Before that, Pakistan were motoring very nicely, both Nawaz and Shakeel were calm and rotating the strike. However, England believed that the wicket is just around the corner. Mark Wood was introduced and the pacer took both big wickets.
End Of The Over 94 : 291/7
0 Runs
  • 093.1
  • 093.2
  • W 93.3
  • 093.4
  • 093.5
  • 093.6
A. Ahmed
0 (3)
A. Salman
0 (6)
M. Wood
17-1-44-3
93.6
0
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
NOT OUT! That is going down leg! England lose a review! Short and on the body. Abrar Ahmed looks to duck but this one does not bounce at all. It hits his body. An appeal but turned down. It is reviewed just in time but replays show that it is going down leg. THAT WILL BE LUNCH ON DAY 4!
93.5
0
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
Outside off, left alone.
93.4
0
Mark Wood To Abrar Ahmed
Bangs it short and on middle, it is ducked under.
93.3
W
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel OUT!
OUT! TAKEN! The third umpire feels that is a clean catch and Saud has to walk back! Is that the final nail in the coffin? England are into the bowlers now. It is Wood yet again who does it with the short ball tactic. This is short and down the leg side. Saud looks to pull, this goes off the glove and to Pope who dives and takes it. An appeal. The umpire has a chat with his partner and then takes it upsatirs with the soft signal being out. Replays are difficult to say whether the gloves are under the ball or not and in the end, it is ruled in the favor of the visitors. A superb knock from Saud. He deserved a ton but now walks back.
93.2
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Outside off, left alone.
93.1
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Outside off, left alone.
End Of The Over 93 : 291/6
1 Runs
  • 092.1
  • 192.2
  • 092.3
  • 092.4
  • 092.5
  • 092.6
A. Salman
0 (6)
S. Shakeel
94 (210)
J. Anderson
13-1-29-1
92.6
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
Lovely stuff! That goes just over the off pole. This one comes back in from outside off, Salman first looks to leave but then tries to play it as it comes back in. He is beaten and it goes over the off pole.
92.5
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
That is a beauty! Anderson was getting the ball to come back in for some time now but this time he gets it to leave the batter after landing. Salman has a poke at it and gets beaten.
92.4
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
On off, this is blocked.
92.3
0
James Anderson To Agha Salman
This one comes back in nicely, the line is a little too straight. Agha looks to flick but misses to get hit on the pads.
92.2
1
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Around off, Shakeel opens the face of the bat and guides it towards point for one.
92.1
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Good length and on middle, defended.
End Of The Over 92 : 290/6
4 Runs
  • 091.1
  • 491.2
  • 091.3
  • W 91.4
  • 091.5
  • 091.6
A. Salman
0 (2)
S. Shakeel
93 (208)
M. Wood
16-0-44-2
91.6
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Another bumper, Agha ducks under it.
91.5
0
Mark Wood To Agha Salman
Banged in short. Salman lets it go to the keeper.
91.4
W
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz OUT!
OUT! Gloved and taken! Wood breaks the stand that was taking the game away from England. Still 65 more needed. This is short and on the body, Nawaz looks to pull, he gets in an awkward position to do so as he seems a little cramped up. It goes off the glove and it is taken by Pope. Stokes is elated. They know they are just a wicket away from entering the bowling all-rounders. A good innings from Nawaz. He played with intent but his side would have loved for him to play longer.
91.3
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
Goes short again, this does not bounce at all. Nawaz ducks, it goes over his body and goes on the bounce to the keeper.
91.2
4
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
FOUR! Tucked away nice and fine! On the pads, Nawaz flicks it towards fine leg. This one races away to the fence. Just the 65 needed now.
91.1
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
A short one on the body, Mohammad Nawaz ducks under it.
End Of The Over 91 : 286/5
4 Runs
  • 090.1
  • 290.2
  • 090.3
  • 190.4
  • 090.5
  • 190.6
M. Nawaz
41 (58)
S. Shakeel
93 (208)
J. Anderson
12-1-28-1
90.6
1
James Anderson To Mohammad Nawaz
Shorter and angling in, nudged to square leg for one.
90.5
0
James Anderson To Mohammad Nawaz
On a length and around off. Nawaz steps forward and defends it to mid off.
90.4
1
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Lovely back foot punch! Outside off, this is hit through point for one.
90.3
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Length ball on off, extra bounce. Shakeel defends and gets hit on the gloves.
90.2
2
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Too straight on the pads, Shakeel flicks it through mid-wicket for a brace.
90.1
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
On a length and outside off. Shakeel defends away from the body.
End Of The Over 90 : 282/5
7 Runs
  • 089.1
  • 489.2
  • 189.3
  • 089.4
  • 289.5
  • 089.6
M. Nawaz
40 (56)
S. Shakeel
90 (204)
J. Leach
25-0-112-1
89.6
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
On the pads, nudged to square leg.
89.5
2
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Tossed up on middle. Nawaz looks to sweep but gets a top edge to fine leg for a brace.
89.4
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
That was a chance! On the pads. Nawaz leans to defend, it goes off the inside edge to short leg. The fielder gets his right hand out but fails to hold on. Tough one.
89.3
1
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
In the 90s! Flat and on the pads, nudged to square leg for a single.
89.2
4
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
FOUR! Shakeel now using his feet! Pakistan are running away! Full and outside off. Shakeel drives it through covers for yet another boundary.
89.1
0
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
Outside off, Shakeel steps across and defends.
End Of The Over 89 : 275/5
5 Runs
  • 088.1
  • 088.2
  • 088.3
  • 488.4
  • 188.5
  • 088.6
M. Nawaz
38 (53)
S. Shakeel
85 (201)
J. Anderson
11-1-24-1
88.6
0
James Anderson To Mohammad Nawaz
On off, kept out.
88.5
1
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
On middle, nudged to mid-wicket for a single.
88.4
4
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Four! Length and outside off. Shakeel looks to defends, the ball nips away, goes off the outside edge past the slip cordon for a boundary.
88.3
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
This is full, outside off, pushed to cover.
88.2
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
This is full and on middle. Defended out.
88.1
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
On a length and on off, Shakeel defends it out.
End Of The Over 88 : 270/5
3 Runs
  • 087.1
  • 187.2
  • 087.3
  • 087.4
  • 187.5
  • 187.6
S. Shakeel
80 (196)
M. Nawaz
38 (52)
J. Leach
24-0-105-1
87.6
1
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
Full and on middle, drilled to mid on for a quick single.
87.5
1
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
On off, this time Nawaz connects the sweep to deep square leg. One.
87.4
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
A huge appeal for LBW but looked outside the line. This is full and around off, spinning in. Nawaz steps across to sweep but misses and gets hit on the pads.
87.3
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Tossed up on off. Nawaz prods and keeps it out.
87.2
1
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
Fuller and around off. Shakeel leans and bunts it to mid-wicket for one.
87.1
0
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
Tossed up on off, tucked to mid-wicket.
End Of The Over 87 : 267/5
5 Runs
  • 086.1
  • 086.2
  • 186.3
  • 086.4
  • 086.5
  • 486.6
M. Nawaz
37 (49)
S. Shakeel
78 (193)
O. Robinson
14-3-23-1
86.6
4
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
FOUR! Well played! This is full and outside off. Nawaz uses his feet and drives it through covers for a boundary. Time for Ben Stokes to think now.
86.5
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
On off, this is pushed to cover.
86.4
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
On off, defended.
86.3
1
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
On the pads, Shakeel works it around the corner for one.
86.2
0
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
Shorter and on the body, this is nudged on the leg side.
86.1
0
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
On off, defended.
End Of The Over 86 : 262/5
1 Runs
  • 085.1
  • 185.2
  • 085.3
  • 085.4
  • 085.5
  • 085.6
M. Nawaz
33 (46)
S. Shakeel
77 (190)
J. Leach
23-0-102-1
85.6
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
On the stumps, this is blocked.
85.5
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
On middle, this is defended.
85.4
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
On middle, this is kept out.
85.3
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Floats it up on off, this is blocked.
85.2
1
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
On middle, this is worked towards mid-wicket for one.
85.1
0
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
On middle, blocked.
End Of The Over 85 : 261/5
2 Runs
  • 084.1
  • 084.2
  • 084.3
  • 184.4
  • 184.5
  • 084.6
M. Nawaz
33 (42)
S. Shakeel
76 (188)
O. Robinson
13-3-18-1
84.6
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
BEATEN! Length and outside off, Nawaz looks to defend but is beaten.
84.5
1
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
Angled into the pads, Saud works it towards mid-wicket for one.
84.4
1
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
Outside off, Nawaz opens the face of the bat and guides it down to third man for one.
84.3
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
BEATEN! An expenasive drive to this full one outside off. Nawaz is beaten. Nawaz is not shy in playing his strokes.
84.2
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
On off, Mohammad Nawaz plays it to point.
84.1
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
Good length and on off, Nawaz defends.
End Of The Over 84 : 259/5
6 Runs
  • 183.1
  • 483.2
  • 083.3
  • 083.4
  • 183.5
  • 083.6
S. Shakeel
75 (187)
M. Nawaz
32 (37)
J. Root
21-3-65-1
83.6
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Full and slanting on middle. Shakeel prods and blocks.
83.5
1
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Outside off, guided to third man. Nawaz wants two but settles with one eventually.
83.4
0
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Tossed up, outside off, straightens up and stays low. Nawaz looks to sweep but misses.
83.3
0
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Very full and on middle, defended.
83.2
4
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
FOUR! The target is now under 100. Floated, outside off, too much width and Nawaz slaps it through covers for a boundary.
83.1
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Tossed up, outside off, Shakeel pushes it through covers for a single.
End Of The Over 83 : 253/5
1 Runs
  • 082.1
  • 082.2
  • 082.3
  • 082.4
  • 182.5
  • 082.6
M. Nawaz
27 (33)
S. Shakeel
74 (185)
O. Robinson
12-3-16-1
82.6
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
Length ball, slanting in on off, extra bounce on offer. Nawaz defends it out.
82.5
1
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
Full and on the pads, nudged wide of mid-wicket for a quick single.
82.4
0
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
On middle, Shakeel gets inside the line and eases it to mid on.
82.3
0
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
Length and on off, Saud drops it to point.
82.2
0
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
Full ball, outside off, from round the wicket. Shakeel defends.
82.1
0
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
Length ball, outside off, blocked.
End Of The Over 82 : 252/5
5 Runs
  • 081.1
  • 081.2
  • 081.3
  • 081.4
  • 181.5
  • 481.6
M. Nawaz
27 (32)
S. Shakeel
73 (180)
J. Root
20-3-59-1
81.6
4
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
FOUR! Releases the pressure! Floated on middle. Nawaz comes down the track and smashes it down to long on for four. Pakistan need 103 runs now. 250 up!
81.5
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Flatter, outside off, slower and Shakeel punches it through covers for a single.
81.4
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Floats it way outside off. Shakeel leaves it alone.
81.3
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On off, blocked out again.
81.2
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Too full and on off. Shakeel prods and defends.
81.1
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Tossed up on off. Shakeel looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto the pads.
End Of The Over 81 : 247/5
1 Runs
  • 180.1
  • 080.2
  • 080.3
  • 080.4
  • 080.5
  • 080.6
M. Nawaz
23 (31)
S. Shakeel
72 (175)
O. Robinson
11-3-15-1
80.6
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
BEATEN! Short in length and outside off. Nawaz looks to cut but misses.
80.5
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
On a length and on off. Mohammad Nawaz keeps it out.
80.4
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
On middle, another solid block from Nawaz.
80.3
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
Length ball, outside off, bit of movement. Nawaz knocks it to cover.
80.2
0
Ollie Robinson To Mohammad Nawaz
Length and on middle, blocked out.
80.1
1
Ollie Robinson To Saud Shakeel
Full and on off, Shakeel defends, it goes more off the splice to third man for a single.
Drinks! Pakistan need 109 more runs to win. It looks comfortable the way these two are batting however, England will be aware that one wicket is what they needed to pile the pressure. They need to change their plans though as the current ones are not working. The second new ball is available now. Will England take it? Yes, the have. Ollie Robinson to bowl now.
End Of The Over 80 : 246/5
7 Runs
  • 179.1
  • 479.2
  • 179.3
  • 179.4
  • 079.5
  • 079.6
M. Nawaz
23 (26)
S. Shakeel
71 (174)
J. Leach
22-0-101-1
79.6
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
This one spins in, around off. Nawaz blocks it out.
79.5
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Tossed up, outside off. Nawaz defends it out.
79.4
1
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
Well outside off. Shakeel leans and taps it to the vacant cover region for one.
79.3
1
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Leach keeps it outside off. Nawaz strokes it to cover for one.
79.2
4
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
FOUR! Driven firmly! Too full and outside off. Nawaz drives it through covers for a boundary.
79.1
1
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
Flighted outside off, Shakeel drives it through cover for a single.
End Of The Over 79 : 239/5
1 Runs
  • 078.1
  • 078.2
  • 078.3
  • 178.4
  • 078.5
  • 078.6
M. Nawaz
18 (22)
S. Shakeel
69 (172)
M. Wood
15-0-40-1
78.6
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
Around off on a length. Nawaz knocks it to point.
78.5
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
A bouncer on middle. Nawaz lets it go.
78.4
1
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Outside off, this is tapped to third man for a single.
78.3
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
A well-directed bouncer on middle. Shakeel misses his clip and gets hit on the gloves.
78.2
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
A short ball, outside off. Shakeel looks to pull but misses.
78.1
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Starts with a delivery down the leg side. Left alone.
End Of The Over 78 : 238/5
6 Runs
  • 077.1
  • 077.2
  • 177.3
  • 077.4
  • 477.5
  • 177.6
S. Shakeel
68 (168)
M. Nawaz
18 (20)
J. Leach
21-0-94-1
77.6
1
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
A single to end the over as this is hit to mid-wicket.
77.5
4
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
FOUR! Lucky! Flatter, outside off, spinning in. Shakeel gets his front foot across to sweep, gets a bit of glove and the ball just goes over the stumps and past the keeper to fine leg for four. Leach is getting turn.
77.4
0
Jack Leach To Saud Shakeel
Tossed up, outside off, turning in. Shakeel steps across to defend but misses. The catch is taken at short leg but there was no bat.
77.3
1
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Full and on middle, eased down to long on for a single.
77.2
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Serves it outside off but not much spin. Nawaz defends.
77.1
0
Jack Leach To Mohammad Nawaz
Fuller and on off, defended to cover.
End Of The Over 77 : 232/5
1 Runs
  • 076.1
  • 176.2
  • 076.3
  • 076.4
  • 076.5
  • 076.6
S. Shakeel
63 (165)
M. Nawaz
17 (17)
M. Wood
14-0-39-1
76.6
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Angling on the pads, Shakeel nudges it to square leg.
76.5
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Length ball on middle. Shakeel dead bats it.
76.4
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Length ball on middle. Shakeel keeps it out.
76.3
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Short in length and on off. Shakeel hops and defends.
76.2
1
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
On a length and outside off. Nawaz dabs it to third man for one.
76.1
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
On middle, blocked out.
End Of The Over 76 : 231/5
9 Runs
  • 175.1
  • 075.2
  • 175.3
  • 475.4
  • 075.5
  • 375.6
M. Nawaz
16 (15)
S. Shakeel
63 (161)
J. Root
19-3-54-1
75.6
3
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Three more! Tosses it up on middle. Nawaz paddles it fine to fine leg for three runs.
75.5
0
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
An arm ball on middle. Nawaz defends.
75.4
4
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
FOUR! Good shot! Floats it full and on middle. Nawaz sweeps it hard through mid-wicket for a boundary.
75.3
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Flighted on middle. Shakeel tucks it past mid-wicket for one.
75.2
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Lovely delivery! Tossed up, slow and on middle. Shakeel gets back to defend.
75.1
1
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Fuller and outside off, driven through point for a single.
End Of The Over 75 : 222/5
2 Runs
  • 074.1
  • 074.2
  • 074.3
  • 074.4
  • 174.5
  • 174.6
M. Nawaz
8 (11)
S. Shakeel
62 (159)
M. Wood
13-0-38-1
74.6
1
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
One more run! Length and on the pads. Nawaz clips it behind square leg for one.
74.5
1
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Slanting on the pads, flicked to square leg for a quick single.
74.4
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Angles a full ball on middle. Shakeel blocks it out.
74.3
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Short ball on middle. Saud gets his bat up and defends on the deck.
74.2
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Serves a bouncer at 143 clicks, dies on its way. Saud sits under and lets it go.
74.1
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Length ball on middle, nudged to square leg.
End Of The Over 74 : 220/5
4 Runs
  • 173.1
  • 073.2
  • 173.3
  • 173.4
  • 173.5
  • 073.6
M. Nawaz
7 (10)
S. Shakeel
61 (154)
J. Root
18-3-45-1
73.6
0
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Fires it on off, Nawaz blocks.
73.5
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Another single then! Shorter and around off, this is guided through point for one.
73.4
1
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Fuller and on off, Nawaz pushes it to mid off for one.
73.3
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Angled into the pads, Saud works it towards mid-wicket for one.
73.2
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Loopy ball on off, defended.
73.1
1
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Out comes the sweep, it is hit well but towards deep square leg for one.
End Of The Over 73 : 216/5
1 Runs
  • 072.1
  • 172.2
  • 072.3
  • 072.4
  • 072.5
  • 072.6
S. Shakeel
59 (151)
M. Nawaz
5 (7)
M. Wood
12-0-36-1
72.6
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
A yorker on middle, Saud jams it out to mid on.
72.5
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Bangs it in on middle, Saud ducks under it.
72.4
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Angled into the pads, Saud works it to mid-wicket.
72.3
0
Mark Wood To Saud Shakeel
Angled into the off pole. Saud gets right behind the line of the ball and blocks.
72.2
1
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
Around off, Nawaz plsys it through point and gets to the other end.
72.1
0
Mark Wood To Mohammad Nawaz
Length and on off, Nawaz pushes it to covers.
End Of The Over 72 : 215/5
0 Runs
  • 071.1
  • 071.2
  • 071.3
  • 071.4
  • 071.5
  • 071.6
S. Shakeel
59 (147)
M. Nawaz
4 (5)
J. Root
17-3-41-1
71.6
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Angled into the pads, this is flicked to mid-wicket. Good from Joe Root, he is varying his pace nicely.
71.5
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On middle, defended.
71.4
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Floats it up on off, Saud defends it onto the ground.
71.3
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
What was the sound? It was probably the bat hitting the ground! Shorter and outside off, Saud looks to cut but this one stays low. It is taken by the keeper in the end.
71.2
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Slower through the air and on middle, Shakeel defends.
71.1
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Flighted ball on off, Shakeel pushes it to covers.
End Of The Over 71 : 215/5
5 Runs
  • 070.1
  • 1 LB 70.2
  • 070.3
  • 470.4
  • 070.5
  • 070.6
M. Nawaz
4 (5)
S. Shakeel
59 (141)
J. Anderson
10-1-19-1
70.6
0
James Anderson To Mohammad Nawaz
On the stumps, blocked.
70.5
0
James Anderson To Mohammad Nawaz
Angled into middle, blocked.
70.4
4
James Anderson To Mohammad Nawaz
EDGY FUR! Length and on off, this lands on off, Mohammad Nawaz looks to defend but it goes off the outside edge down to the third man fence for a boundary.
70.3
0
James Anderson To Mohammad Nawaz
On middle, it is blocked.
70.2
lb
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Angled into the pads, Saud looks to flick but misses. It hits the pad and rolls on the leg side. It goes off the pad towards the leg side. Leg bye taken.
70.1
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Another one on the off pole. Saud Shakeel gets right behind the line and defends it.
End Of The Over 70 : 210/5
2 Runs
  • 069.1
  • 069.2
  • 169.3
  • 169.4
  • W 69.5
  • 069.6
M. Nawaz
0 (1)
S. Shakeel
59 (139)
J. Root
16-2-41-1
69.6
0
Joe Root To Mohammad Nawaz
Length and on off, this is defended.
69.5
W
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf OUT!
OUT! EDGED AND TAKEN! There is the first wicket for England this morning and it is quite early. Joe Root is the one who gets it and Pakistan have half the side back in the hut and they need another 145 runs. This is tossed up nicely, it lands around off and then turns. Faheem Ashraf pushes at it with hard hands, it goes off the outside edge and it is taken by Zak Crawley at first slip.
69.4
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Another single as this is pushed through cover.
69.3
1
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf
Tossed up on off, this is played through mid-wicket for one.
69.2
0
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf
On the stumps again, this is kept out nicely.
69.1
0
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf
On the stumps, this is blocked.
End Of The Over 69 : 208/4
5 Runs
  • 068.1
  • 468.2
  • 068.3
  • 068.4
  • 168.5
  • 068.6
S. Shakeel
58 (138)
F. Ashraf
9 (28)
J. Anderson
9-1-15-1
68.6
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
On the stumps, this is flicked to mid-wicket.
68.5
1
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
A single as this is worked with the angle towards mid-wicket.
68.4
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
Flighted ball on off, this is blocked well.
68.3
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
On off, this is pushed towards cover.
68.2
4
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
FOUR! Timed nicely! Fuller and on middle, this is timed nicely down the ground and it races away to the fence.
68.1
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
Angled into the stumps, this is kept out.
End Of The Over 68 : 203/4
2 Runs
  • 067.1
  • 067.2
  • 067.3
  • 167.4
  • 167.5
  • 067.6
S. Shakeel
58 (137)
F. Ashraf
4 (23)
J. Root
15-2-39-0
67.6
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On the stumps, it is kept out well.
67.5
1
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf
Fuller and on middle, this is worked to mid on for one.
67.4
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Shortish and on off, this is pushed to cover.
67.3
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
From around the wicket, angles it into the off pole. Shakeel gets right behind the line and plays it out.
67.2
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On the stumps, Shakeel plays it onto the ground.
67.1
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On middle, Faheem pushes it to mid on.
End Of The Over 67 : 201/4
1 Runs
  • 166.1
  • 066.2
  • 066.3
  • 066.4
  • 066.5
  • 066.6
F. Ashraf
3 (22)
S. Shakeel
57 (132)
J. Anderson
8-1-10-1
66.6
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
On middle, this is worked to mid on.
66.5
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
On off, defended.
66.4
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
Flighted ball know off, kept out.
66.3
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
Tossed up on off, this is pushed to cover.
66.2
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
On middle, this is worked to mid-wickst.
66.1
1
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
Another single as this is pushed through covers.
End Of The Over 66 : 200/4
1 Runs
  • 065.1
  • 065.2
  • 065.3
  • 065.4
  • 065.5
  • 165.6
S. Shakeel
56 (131)
F. Ashraf
3 (17)
J. Root
14-2-37-0
65.6
1
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Shorter and outside off, this is played through point for one.
65.5
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On middle, this is blocked nicely.
65.4
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On the stumps, kept out.
65.3
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Angled into the pads, it is worked to mid-wicket.
65.2
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
Fires it on middle, kept out.
65.1
0
Joe Root To Saud Shakeel
On off, defended.
End Of The Over 65 : 199/4
1 Runs
  • 064.1
  • 164.2
  • 064.3
  • 064.4
  • 064.5
  • 064.6
F. Ashraf
3 (17)
S. Shakeel
55 (125)
J. Anderson
7-1-9-1
64.6
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
Outside off, left alone.
64.5
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
On the stumps yet again, Faheem pushes it to cover.
64.4
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
Around off, this is played to cover..
64.3
0
James Anderson To Faheem Ashraf
On the stumps, blocked.
64.2
1
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
On off, this is pushed through covers for one.
64.1
0
James Anderson To Saud Shakeel
No run.
The equation is simple, Pakistan need another 157 runs and England need to pick the remaining two wickets. It is all about one partnership for the hosts whereas for England, they'll be hoping they can keep striking on regular intervals like they have been doing. Will it end 1-1 or will England seal the series.
... DAY 4, SESSION 1 ..
Now Pakistan bat deep but their batting is quite fragile, they would know one more big partnership is all they need to put England under huge pressure. For England, they will come out all fresh on Day 4 and also with the second new ball available in a few overs, they will believe they can record a famous win. Do join us to what promises to be an enthralling 4th and also could well be the last day of the Test. The action begins at 1015 IST (0515 GMT). The build-up begins a lot earlier. Till then, take care and goodbye!
It has been a day of fight backs. After bowling out England earlier in the day, Pakistan began really well with the bat. It was Rizwan who opened due to an injury to Imam and he along with Abdullah Shafique gave the hosts a good start. However, things changed immediately after Lunch as Pakistan lost three in no time and were pushed on the back foot. Saud and Imam though then put up a 100-plus stand with both scoring half tons to turn the tide in their side's favor. Pakistan surely would have ended the day on top had they not lost Imam but it was Leach who had the last laugh by getting the left-hander late in the day.
Well, the umpires yet again feel the light is not good enough to continue and off the players and the umpires go! THAT SHOULD BE STUMPS! This game is brilliantly poised for Day 4! Pakistan need 157 and England need 6 wickets. Probably England will feel they have the upper hand but we feel, Pakistan have a really good chance here.
End Of The Over 64 : 198/4
3 Runs
  • 063.1
  • 163.2
  • 063.3
  • 063.4
  • 063.5
  • 263.6
F. Ashraf
3 (13)
S. Shakeel
54 (123)
J. Root
13-2-36-0
63.6
2
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf
Really good running! On the pads, this is clipped through square leg. Two taken.
63.5
0
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf
Flatter this time and on middle, kept out.
63.4
0
Joe Root To Faheem Ashraf
On middle, Faheem blocks it.
63.3