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England vs Pakistan, 1st Test Day 3: As it happened

At stumps of Day 2, Jos Buttler and Ollie Pope were batting at the crease at their respective scores of 15 and 46, with England still trailing Pakistan by 234 runs.

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Pakistan were reduced to 137 for eight in their second-innings against England at stumps on the third day of the opening Test at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester on Friday.

At the end of day's play, Mohammad Abbas and Yasir Shah were batting at their respective scores of 0 and 12.

Pakistan are currently maintaining a 244-run lead over England in the ongoing Test.

Earlier in the day, Yasir Shah picked up four wickets, while Shadab Khan and Mohammad Abbas claimed two wickets each as Pakistan bundled out England for 219 runs in replt to their first-innings score of 326.

Naseem Shah and Shaheen Shah Afridi also chipped in with a wicket each.Ollie Pope was the top scorer for the hosts with 62 runs

Here are the highlights:

07 August 2020
23:45 PM

STUMPS!

23:43 PM

Pakistan were reduced to 137 for eight in their second-innings against England at stumps on the third day of first Test. Pakistan 137/8 (44 overs)

 

23:37 PM

WICKET!! Pakistan have now lost eighth wicket in second-innings. Shadab Khan departed for 15 after being caught leg before wicket by Stuart Broad in the 40th over, Shaheen Shah Afridi (2) was taken by Joe Burns at gully off a Ben Stokes delivery in 44th over. Pakistan 137/8 (44 overs)

23:13 PM

WICKET!! Mohammad Rizwan failed to convert his decent start into big innings as he departed for 27 runs after being cught leg before wicket by Ben Stokes in the 39th over. Pakistan 120/6 (39 overs)

22:55 PM

WICKET!! Asad Shafiq smashed the fifth ball of 34th over from James Anderson towards point and as he looked to take a single, Dom Sibley collected the ball and made a direct hit to run out the Pakistan batsman. Pakistan 101/5 (34 overs)

22:05 PM

WICKET!! Azhar Ali departed for 18 after being caught leg before wicket on the fifth ball of 24th over by Chris Woakes. Pakistan have now lost four wickets in their second innings, but taken their lead over England to 173 runs. Pakistan 64/4 (25 overs)

22:05 PM

WICKET!! Azhar Ali departed for 18 after being caught leg before wicket on the fifth ball of 24th over by Chris Woakes. Pakistan have now lost four wickets in their second innings, but taken their lead over England to 173 runs. Pakistan 64/4 (25 overs)

22:05 PM

WICKET!! Azhar Ali departed for 18 after being caught leg before wicket on the fifth ball of 24th over by Chris Woakes. Pakistan have now lost four wickets in their second innings, but taken their lead over England to 173 runs. Pakistan 64/4 (25 overs)

21:50 PM

WICKET!! Babar Azam edged the fifth ball of 20th over to slip, only to see Ben Stokes went low to his left to scoop up the chance. Pakistan have now lost their third wicket in the second-innings. Pakistan 48/3 (20 overs)

21:20 PM

WICKET!! Abdi Ali departed for 20 runs after being taken at deep square leg by Chris Woakes on the last delivery of 14th over from Dom Bess. Pakistan 33/2 (14 overs)

20:39 PM

Pakistan have reached the score of 20/1 in second-innings against England at Tea on the third day of the opening Test. Pakistan 20/1 (9 overs)

20:07 PM

WICKET!! Stuart Broad gave breakthrough to England early as opener Shan Masood was caught by Jos Buttler behind the wicket on the sixth delivery of the second over. Pakistan 6/1 (2 overs)

19:59 PM

Shan Masood and Abid Ali have walked down the crease to begin Pakistan's second innings.James Anderson opens the proceedings for England.

19:40 PM

Pakistan have bundled out England for 219 runs in their first-innings as James Anderson (7) is caught leg before wicket by Shadab Khan. The visitors are still maintaining 107-run lead over England. England 219 (70.3 overs)

 

 

19:23 PM

WICKET! Jofra Archer fell for 16 runs after being caught by Mohammad Rizwan behind the stumps on the fourth delivery of 67th over from Shadab Khan. England 198/9 (67 overs)

 

18:42 PM

WICKET!! Yasir Shah strikes again. Dom Bess (1) is taken by Asad Shafiq at first slip on the fourth delivery of 58th over by Yasir. The hosts are still trailing Pakistan by 162 runs. England 164/7 (58 overs)

 

 

18:32 PM

WICKET!! England have now lost sixth wicket in their first-innings as Jos Buttler was clean bowled by Yasir Shah on the second delivery of 54th over. The hosts are still trailing Pakistan by 166 runs. England 160/6 (56 overs)

 

17:39 PM

England reached the score of 159 for five in their first-innings against Pakistan at Lunch on the third day of opening Test.England 159/5 (52 overs)

 

17:10 PM

England reached the score of 141 for five in their first-innings against Pakistan before rain stopped the play on the third day of opening Test.

 

 

16:58 PM

WICKET!! Ollie Pope fell for 62 after being caught by Shadab Khan at gully on the third ball of 45th over by Naseem Shah. England have now lost five wickets and still trailing Pakistan by 199 runs. England 127/5 (45 overs)

 

 

16:00 PM

Ollie Pope has brought up a half-century off 81 deliveries, while Jos Buttler is currently batting at 15 as England have managed to cross the 100-run mark in their first-innings against Pakistan. England 103/4 (35.1 overs)

 

 

15:33 PM

Ollie Pope and Jos Buttler have walked down the crease to resume England's first-innings. Shaheen Shah Afridi to open the attack for Pakistan today.

15:15 PM

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