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Home side Pakistan will need another 263 runs to win with eight wickets in hand on Day 5 of their 1st Test against England at Rawalpindi on Monday (December 5). Ben Stokes-led England made a bold declaration on Day 4, setting the hosts 343 runs to win in the final innings after both side posted massive first innings totals.

Pakistan have lost their skipper Babar Azam for 4 while Azhar Ali has retired hurt for 0 after taking a painful blow on the finger. However, there was some good new for the home side as Azhar Ali has been declared fit to bat in the final innings. First innings centurion Imam-ul-haq is looking impressive in the second essay too and will resume his innings on 43 off 60 balls with debutant Saud Shakeel, who is batting on 24.

We will have updates from all the news around the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 mini auction, which will take place in Kochi on December 23. A total of 991 players – 714 Indians and 277 overseas – have registered for the auction. A maximum of 87 slots and minimum of 30 slots need to be filled up at the mini auction.

In Pro Kabaddi League 2022, we have a couple of games lined up with Puneri Paltan taking on Patna Pirates and Jaipur Pink Panthers facing Haryana Steelers on Monday evening.

Check Live Updates of these and more sports news from around the world here.

05 December 2022
20:54 PM

LIVE Pro Kabaddi League 2022: Puneri Paltan beat Patna Pirate 44-30

Akash Shinde scored 13 raid points while M Nabibaksh gained 9 raid points in the second half as Pune beat Patna by 14 points. Fazel Atrachali gained four crucial points in the defence.

Pune 44-30 Patna


19:55 PM

LIVE Pro Kabaddi League 2022: Puneri Paltan take HUGE lead in first half vs Patna Pirates

Akash Shinde is the star raider for Pune in the first half while Pankaj Mohite provided perfect support for him.

Half-time Pune 19-10 Patna

17:28 PM

PAK vs ENG, Day 5: England win by 74 runs

Amazing performance by England. Out of pure drive, they pushed a result on even the most mild of pitches. With their declaration, they were willing to take a loss in order to get 10 wickets in time. And there was hardly any time left on the clock when the last wicket fell. What tragedy unfolded in Rawalpindi, what joy for England and Stokes, who deserves a lot of praise, and what grief for the sizable Pakistani crowd who attended.

LIVE Score: ENG 657 & 264/7 d PAK 579 & 268 England won by 74 runs


16:23 PM

PAK vs ENG, Day 5: England need 1 wicket to win

Drinks Break! According to data from the previous four days, there are roughly 35 minutes at most left before the play is finished. That old ball is swinging and seaming a lot for England. They needed to get five wickets, and they managed to get four thanks to Anderson and Robinson. With Agha Salman's dismissal and Azhar Ali's leg-strangling, Pakistan may have closed shop. There will be roughly 30 minutes left after this break, which will take 3–4 minutes.

LIVE Score: ENG 657 & 264/7 d
PAK 579 & 268/9 (91.1)  CRR: 2.94
Day 5: 3rd Session - Pakistan need 75 runs

16:19 PM

PAK vs ENG, Day 5: Things going down the wire!

Pakistan lose Azar Ali as well! England need 3 wickets to win the match while Pakistan need 87 runs. If they manage to bat out 1 hour the game will end in a draw.

LIVE Score: ENG 657 & 264/7 d PAK 579 & 260/7 (83)  CRR: 3.13 Day 5: 3rd Session - Pakistan need 83 runs

15:58 PM

PAK vs ENG, Day 5: Ollie Robinson strikes, Pakistan are 6 down

Ollie Robinson has struck for England after tea, Agha Salman is adjudged leg-before after DRS review for 30 off 64 balls. Naseem Shah joins Azhar Ali in the middle, who is batting on 40 off 80 balls.

Pakistan are 260/6 in 82 overs, need 83 runs to win vs England

15:25 PM

PAK vs ENG: Pakistan need 86 runs to win in final session

Pakistan have tackled the second session well to end at 257/5 by Tea on Day 5. Agha Salman survives an lbw appeal, overturned by DRS call, to reach 30 off 54 balls and Azhar Ali is batting on 37 off 68. The home side need 86 runs to win in the final session.

Pakistan are 257 for 5, need 86 runs to win vs England

14:54 PM

Pakistan vs England: Azhar Ali, Agha Salman keep PAK hopes alive

Azhar Ali and Agha Salman are keeping the home side's hopes alive as they look to chase down 343 to win. Azhar Ali is batting on 31 and Salman is on 16.

Pakistan are 236/5 in 72 overs, need 107 runs to win vs England

14:08 PM

PAK vs ENG: Pakistan lose their fifth wicket

Pakistan have lost their fifth wicket with top-scorer Saud Shakeel taken by a brilliant catch from substitute Keaton Jennings for 76. The home side have lost their second wicket after lunch. Azhar Ali has come out to resume his innings.

Pakistan are 210/5 in 63 overs, need 133 to win vs England

13:31 PM

PAK vs ENG: James Anderson STRIKES immediately after lunch

England pacer James Anderson has struck immediately after lunch, Pakistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan is caught behind for 46 as hosts lose 4th wicket.

Pakistan are 176/4 in 55.2 overs, need 167 runs to win vs England

13:16 PM

ICC U19 World Cup: Shafali Verma to lead India team

The All-India Women’s Selection Committee has picked India U19 Women's squad for the upcoming bilateral away T20 series against South Africa U19 and the ICC U19 Women’s World Cup to follow. Team India opener Shafali Verma has been named captain of the Indian team. 

India U19 Women’s team for ICC Under-19 Women’s World Cup: Shafali Verma (Captain), Shweta Sehrawat (Vice-Captain), Richa Ghosh (WK), G Trisha, Soumya Tiwari, Sonia Mehdiya, Hurley Gala, Hrishita Basu (WK), Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, Parshavi Chopra, Titas Sadhu, Falak Naz, Shabnam MD.

Standby players: Shikha, Najla CMC, Yashashree

12:39 PM

PAK vs ENG, Day 5: Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan take Pakistan to lunch

Debutant Saud Shakeel and wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan have taken Pakistan to lunch on the final day of 1st Test against England. Shakeel is batting on 63 and Rizwan is unbeaten on 42.

Pakistan are 169/3 in 52 overs, need 174 runs to win vs England

12:09 PM

Pakistan vs England: Liam Livingstone ruled out of Test series

Debutant Liam Livingstone has been ruled out of the rest of the Pakistan series due to a right knee injury. The Punjab Kings all-rounder will be flying back to England to get treatment for his injury.

11:57 AM

PAK vs ENG: Saud Shakeel completes 50 on debut

Saud Shakeel completes his maiden Test fifty in his debut game off 104 balls. Mohammad Rizwan is batting with Shakeel on 26 and the duo have put on 49 runs for the fourth wicket.

Pakistan are 138/3 in 42 overs, need 205 runs to win vs England

11:09 AM

IPL 2023 mini auction: Ravichandran Ashwin makes BOLD prediction

Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has made a bold prediction about upcoming IPL 2023 mini auction. Ashwin believes England captain Ben Stokes will be big target for KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants.

“Lucknow Super Giants will definitely go for Ben Stokes. Only if they don’t get him, they will go for other players,” Ashwin said on his Youtube channel. Stokes is in Rs 2 crore bracket for the IPL 2023 mini-auction.

10:39 AM

PAK vs ENG, Day 5: James Anderson dismisses Imam-ul-Haq

In-form Imam-ul-Haq is dismissed just short of his fifty, England pacer James Anderson gets the first breakthrough on Day 5. Imam is caught down the leg-side for 48.

Pakistan are 89/3 in 25.3 overs and need 254 runs to win vs England

10:17 AM

PAK vs ENG: Hosts Pakistan eye win on final day

We are away on the fifth and final day of the 1st Test between Pakistan and England at Rawalpindi. Imam-ul-Haq is closing in on another fifty after a century in the first innings, gets a boundary off Ollie Robinson in the first over of Day 5 to move along to 47 off 66 balls, Saud Shakeel is batting on 24.

Pakistan are 84/2 in 21 overs and need 259 runs to win vs England

10:16 AM

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