Blasting News – Pakistan finished a perfect day one in the Lord’s test match, at 50 for 1 in their first innings.
- Pakistan finished a perfect day one in the Lord’s test match, at 50 for 1 in their first innings.
- Pakistan, who were happy to bowl, utilized the conditions beautifully as England were struggling at 43-3 after Mark Stoneman, Joe Root, and Dawid Malan lost their wickets without crossing the single-digit mark.
- England InningsFormer captain Alastair Cook kept things going on with first Jonny Bairstow (27 runs), and then Ben Stokes (38 runs), before eventually getting out to Mohammad Amir for 70 runs.
- But Azhar Ali (18 runs) and Haris Sohail (21 runs) made sure Pakistan don’t lose any more wickets, as they ended the day at 50 for 1, trailing by 134 runs.
- Sarfraz Ahmed certainly didn’t mind, and he’ll be hoping his batsmen can ram home the advantage tomorrowWhat to expect on Day TwoThe first hour will be crucial with the red ball moving a bit at Lord’s but Pakistan would know a good batting performance in the first innings can seal this test match [VIDEO].