Manchester Test Pakistan gave 277 Runs Target to England
The first Test match of the series between Pakistan and England is underway at Old Trafford in Manchester, where on the fourth day of play, Pakistan gave England a target of 277 runs to win. Pakistan took a 107-run lead in the second innings but unfortunately, the Pakistani batting line failed miserably in the second innings and none of the players could stay on the wicket for long and thus the entire team returned to the pavilion for 169 runs.
Shaun Masood, the first innings century-maker of the national team, could not even open the account, while leg spinner Yasir Shah was the most prominent with 33 runs, Asad Shafiq 29 and Mohammad Rizwan 27 runs. For England, Stuart Broad took 3 wickets, Chris Vokes and Ben Stokes took 2 wickets each.
Earlier, the entire England team was bowled out for 219. England’s Ole Pope (62) and Jose Butler (38) were the top scorers, while Pakistan’s most successful bowler was Yasir Shah, who guided four players to the pavilion, with Shadab and Abbas taking two wickets each. While Shaheen Afridi and Naseem Shah took one wicket each.
Earlier, Pakistan managed to score 326 runs in the first innings thanks to Shaun Masood’s record-breaking innings. Shaun Masood was dismissed for 156 and Babar Azam for 69. For England, Stuart Broad and Archer took 3 wickets each while Chris Vokes took 2 wickets.
The Pakistan team is led by Azhar Ali and consists of Abid Ali, Shaun Masood, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Naseem Shah. Joey Root is leading the English team, while other players include Dom Sibley, Rory Burns, Ben Stoke, Ole Pope, Jose Butler, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Chris Vokes, Joffra Archer and James Anderson.
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