Sports News Highlights| England lead by 281 runs at stumps on Day 2 with 5 wickets in hand
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Australia are in a dominant position in the 2nd Test vs West Indies as the visitors had lost four wickets for just 102 runs on the second day of the match at Adelaide Oval. Windies still trail by 409 runs in this Test after Australia declared their innings at 511/7. Windies' Mr Consistent Kraigg Brathwaite got out for just 19 and that opened the gates for Australian bowling unit which is missing the captain Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood. Michael Nesser, playing in place of Hazlewood, picked up 2 wickets while Nathan Lyon and Cameron Green grabbed a wicket each before stumps on Day 2.
Tagenarine Chanderpaul is still batting for Windies. He was unbeaten on 47 at stumps yesterday.
Pakistan and England Test match at Multan is evenly poised. One can say that Pakistan are just slightly ahead in the match. Abrar Ahmed, Pakistan's debutant and mystery spinner, finished with 7 wickets in first innings after England captain Ben Stokes won the toss and decided to bat first. England posted just 281 in the first innings. Pakistan, courtesy a fine fifty from Babar Azam, had reached 107/2 before stumps on opening day of the match.
Other sporting action today includes the World Cup matches in Qatar, Pro Kabaddi league matches as well as Lanka Premier League games.
LIVE Pakistan vs England 2nd Test: Advantage England
On day one, Pakistan had a tiny advantage over England, but day two has been all about them. The 91-run third wicket partnership was broken when Robinson burst through Babar's defences. Following that, Pakistan never recovered and lost their final 8 wickets for 60 runs. Leach was the best bowler and picked up four wickets, but the other bowlers also contributed effectively. In the second innings, England took its time and didn't race to the finish. Brook maintained his excellent form on tour while Duckett reached his second fifty of the contest.
Once more, Abrar Ahmed carried the load as the other two wickets were run outs, making him just the second Pakistani bowler to debut with a 10-wicket haul. England has a 281-point advantage and is on track to win the series. Tomorrow is Pakistan's chance to save itself, which will require more than a miracle. Can they perform a unique action? We'll be here to bring you the action and the game will begin 10 minutes early.
LIVE Score: ENG 281 & 202/5 (49) CRR: 4.12 Day 2: Stumps - England lead by 281 runs
LIVE Pakistan vs England 2nd Test: ENG take 244 runs lead with 5 wickets in hand
Despite losing five wickets, England still has a 244-run advantage, which is respectable on this surface. Once more, Abrar has been Pakistan's star bowler, and just like in the first innings, he hasn't received any assistance from the other end.
LIVE Score: ENG 281 & 165/5 (41) CRR: 4.02 Day 2: 3rd Session - England lead by 244 runs
LIVE Pakistan vs England: Visitors lose 2 wickets
Ben Duckett scores yet another 50, he and Joe Root are stitching a partnership. Earlier, Zak Crawley and Will Jacks got out cheaply. England are leading by 158 runs.
LIVE Score - PAK 202 ENG 281 & 79/2 (20.1) CRR: 3.92 Day 2: 2nd Session - England lead by 158 runs
LIVE Pakistan vs England 2nd Test: PAK 202 all out
Keeping the scoreboard moving was a good start for Babar and Shakeel, but Robinson's entry halted their innings. His 5-3-2-1 spell let England to exert pressure, and the wickets came from the other end to Leach. He struck with his second delivery and removed the Pakistan captain.
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Pakistan vs England: Hosts struggling
Jack Leach is on fire as he picks his fourth wicket. Pakistan on back foot here. Has been a terrible morning for them. Mohammad Rizwan and Nawaz back to the hut as Pakistan have lost six wickets now.
PAK 169/6 (52)
Pakistan trail by 112 runs
Pakistan vs England: Babar Azam falls
Pakistan captain Babar Azam falls while trying to accelerate the run scoring rate in the first innings of the second Test. He goes for 75. Agha Salman and Mohammad Rizwan in the middle right now.
PAK 159/4 (46.3)
Pakistan trail by 122 runs
Australia vs West Indies: Windies in huge trouble
The West Indian side is in all sorts of trouble here in Adelaide. They have lost nine wickets for under 200 runs. The trail is still big as Australia dominate.
AUS 511/7 d
WI 174/9 (60.2)
West Indies trail by 337 runs
Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test: Windies lose 6 wickets
The third day has not started on a good note for West Indians as they lose 2 more wickets. Joshua Da Silva and Anderson Phillip in the middle for them, trying to forge a partnership for the 7th wicket.
AUS 511/7 d
WI 148/6 (47.4)
West Indies trail by 363 runs
Australia vs West Indies LIVE: Chanderpaul gone
What a poor start to the day for West Indies as the well-settled Tagenarine Chanderpaul has been run out in the first over of the third day. Windies now lose half of their side as Chanderpaul walks back for 47.
AUS 511/7 d
WI 102/5 (37.4)
West Indies trail by 409 runs
Australia vs West Indies: Windies in all sorts of trouble
Two great Test matches taking place at the same time.
In AUS vs WI, the visitord are in trouble, placed at 102/4, they still trail by 409 runs at the Adelaide Oval.
Meanwhile, in Multan, Pakistan are slightly ahead of England in 2nd Test as they reached 107/2 at stumps on Day 1 after England were bowled out for 281.
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