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England vs Paksitan, 1st Test Day 2: As it happened

On the opening day, Pakistan reached the score of 139 for two against the hosts before rain stopped the play and forced early stumps.

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England were reduced to 92 for four in their first-innings against Pakistan at stumps on the second day of the opening Test at the Old Trafford Cricket Stadium in Manchester on Thursday.

At stumps, Jos Buttler and Ollie Pope were batting at the crease at their respective scores of 15 and 46.

Earlier in the day, Pakistan resumed their first-innings at 139 for two, with Babar Azam and opener Shan Masood batting at the crease.

Azam, who came up with a solid batting performance on Day 1, failed to stay long at the crease on Thursday and went back to pavilion for 69 after being caught on a James Anderson delivery.

Subsequently, Masood smashed a blistering knock of 156 runs, including 18 boundaries and two sixes, to single-handedly guide his side to a score of 326 in their first-innings before Pakistan were bundled out.

Here are the highlights:

06 August 2020
23:41 PM

STUMPS!

 

23:39 PM

Ollie Pope (46) and Jos Buttler (15) remained unbeaten at the crease as England were reduced to 92/4 in their first-innings against Pakistan at stumps on Day 2 of first Test. England 92/4 (28 overs)

23:04 PM

WICKET!! Joe Root (14) was caught by Mohammad Rizwan  behind the wicket on the fifth ball of the 20th over by Yasir Shah. England have now lost four wickets in their first innings. England 62/4 (20 overs)

21:58 PM

WICKET!! England have now lost third wicket in their first-innings as Ben Stokes is clean bowled by Mohammad Abbas on the third ball of the sixth over. England 16/3 (6 overs)

21:41 PM

WICKET!! After Rory Burns, Dom Sibley (eight) too departed cheaply after being caught leg before wicket on the second ball of the fourth over from Mohammad Abbas.England 12/2 (3.6 overs)

21:29 PM

WICKET!! Shaheen Shah Afridi gace an early breakthrough to Pakistan by trapping Rory Burns (4) leg before wicket on the fourth ball of the first over.England 4/1 (1 over)

21:22 PM

Rory Burns and Dom Sibley have walked down the crease to begin England's first-innings.Shaheen Shah Afridi to open the attack for Pakistan.

21:15 PM

Innings Break!!

21:11 PM

WICKET!! Naseem Shah departed for duck after being caught by Jos Buttler on a Stuart Broad delivery in 110th over. As a result, England bundled out Pakistan for 326 in their first innings. Pakistan 326 (109.3 overs)

 

 

21:00 PM

WICKET!! Shan Masood's incredible knock of 156 runs has come to an end as he is caught leg before wicket by Stuart Broad in 108th over. Pakistan 317/9 (108 overs)

 

20:33 PM

Shan Masood continued to stand strong at the crease as he brought up 150 runs to help Pakistan reach 312/8 in their first innings against England at Tea. Pakistan 312/8 (106 overs)

 

20:18 PM

WICKET!! Jofra Archer struck twice as Pakistan have lost eight wickets against England. While Yasir Shah departed for five after being caught leg before wicket on the second ball of 103rd over, Mohammad Abbas went back to pavilion for duck after being taken by Joe Root at first slip in the same over. Pakistan 291/8 (103 overs)

19:46 PM

WICKET! Shadab Khan fell for 45 after being taken by Joe Root at mid-on on the third delivery of the 96th over by Dom Bess. Pakistan 281/6 (96 overs)

 

19:38 PM

Shan Masood (123) continued to stand strong at the crease as Pakistan have crossed the 250-run mark in their first-innings against England. Pakistan 280/5 (94.1 overs)

18:59 PM

CENTURY!! Shan Masood has brought up a century off 252 deliveries. He reached the mark by picking up two runs off James Anderson delivery in the 86th over. As a result, he became the first opener from his country to score a Test century in England since Saeed Anwar in 1996.Pakistan 244/5 (86 overs)

 

18:23 PM

Shan Masood (80) continued to stand strong at the crease as Pakistan have crossed the 200-run mark in their first-innings against England. Pakistan 206/5 (78 overs)

17:38 PM

Shan Masood continued to stand strong at 77 as Pakistan reached 187 for five in their first-innings against England at Lunch on second day of first Test. Pakistan 187/5 (75 overs)

 

17:09 PM

WICKET!! Mohammad Rizwan departed for nine runs after being caught by Jos Buttler behind the wicket on the first ball of 71st over by Chris Woakes. Pakistan 176/5 (70.1 overs)

 

16:07 PM

WICKET!! Asad Shifaq departed cheaply for seven runs after being caught at second slip by Ben Stokes on the fifth ball of the 57th over by Stuart Broad.The visitors have now lost four wickets in their first-innings. Pakistan 150/4 (57 overs)

16:06 PM

Shan Masood (50) and Asad Shafiq (7) are currently batting at the crease as Pakistan have reached 150-run mark in their first-innings.Pakistan 150/3 (56 overs)

16:03 PM

FIFTY!! After Babar Azam departed for 69, Shan Masood has brought up a half-century off as many balls. He reached the mark by picking up two runs of Stuart Broad delivery in the 51st over.Pakistan 143/3 (51 overs)

 

15:44 PM

Asad Shafiq is the new batsman in for Pakistan!

15:31 PM

Babar Azam and Shan Masood have walked down the crease to resume Pakistan's first-innings.James Anderson to open the attack for England.

15:17 PM

The second day of first England vs Pakistan Test will begin shortly!