Pakistan won 1st Test against England

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, June 1st, 2018 | 0

Pakistan Cricket team is considered as the most unpredictable team in cricket World. They are obviously strong team in ODI and Test cricket but now, they are in very good in T20I ranking. Team Pakistan is now in England and from Ireland, they have toured England. The purpose of the tour is to play a two matches Test series against the local team England. However, earlier Ireland made their first international Test debut against Pakistan and in the inaugural Test, Ireland faced defeat against the Shaheens. Now, their Test series against England have started. Pakistan won 1st Test against England already and so, they are now leading the series by 1 – 0.

Pakistan won 1st Test against England

There are still one match in hand and if Pakistan would able to avoid defeat in the 2nd Test, they will win the Test series against English team.

The inaugural Test between them started in 24th May, 2018. The host ground was Lord’s located in London. Dominic Bess is an English played made his test debut through the match and also Alastair Cook has played 153 consecutive Tests with the team which is a record. Earlier in 24th May, 2018 team England won the toss and let pakistan to bowl first.

Generally team Pakistan is very strong in bowling division. Their current bowling squad consist of Amir, Abbas, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf and Shadab Khan. All of them bowled well in the match. So, Came to bat at the first innings team England scored 184 runs which was so mere. Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali played a vital role to destroy English innings. Both of them took four wickets each for the team. Cook scored 70 runs highest where Stokes scored 38 runs and Bairstow scored 27 runs so far.

Later, Pakistan came to bat for the 1st innings. They played well. Seven players of the team got score in the match. Azhar made a fifty where Asad scored 59 runs, Babar scored 68 runs and Shadab scored 52 runs so far. So, their first innings finished scoring 363 runs so far.

Later, England came to bat for the 2nd innings. They played 82.1 overs in the 2nd innings and scored 242 runs. Root scored 68 runs, Buttler scored 67 runs and Bess scored 57 runs so far. Amir and Abbas took four wickets each for the team pakistan. By losing one wickets, team Pakistan did reach the destination. Azhar scored 4 runs only where Imam and Haris left the ground with first match victory.

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