Stuff – Jos Buttler, Dom Bess resist Pakistan’s victory bid over England

Last updated 08:41, May 27 2018

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An unbeaten 125-run stand between Jos Buttler and Dom Bess has given England hope.

Summary

  • Jos Buttler, Dom Bess resist Pakistan’s victory bid over England Last updated 08:41, May 27 2018 ALASTAIR GRANT/AP An unbeaten 125-run stand between Jos Buttler and Dom Bess has given England hope.
  • Pakistan’s bid for a victory inside three days over England in the first test was thwarted by an unbeaten 125-run stand between Jos Buttler and debutant Dom Bess at Lord’s on Saturday (Sunday NZT).
  • Trailing by 179 runs after the first innings, England slumped to 110-6 and Pakistan had a session to finish off the home side with two days to spare.
  • ALASTAIR GRANT/AP Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir celebrates after snagging the wicket of England’s David Malan.
  • Bess has struck more boundaries than Buttler, eight as opposed to six, but also knuckled down in the late-afternoon sunshine, giving England the slightest glimmer of ending a run of seven tests without a win.


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