England vs Pakistan First Test: First Day Game Over, Pakistan Score 139/2, Babar Azam Hit Half Century

England vs Pakistan First Test First Day Game Over
  • Pakistan’s Babar Azam 69 and Shaan Masood 46 not out, Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes took 1-1 wickets
  • For the first time in Test cricket, the TV umpire will decide the front foot no ball as trial.

England vs Pakistan First Test: The first match of the 3 Test series between England and Pakistan is being played at the Old Trafford ground in Manchester. By the end of the first day of the match, Pakistan had scored 139 runs after losing 2 wickets. Shaan Masood is unbeaten on 46 and Babar Azam scoring 69 runs. Due to the rain, there could not be a game of two and a half hours from lunch till tea time.

There was a 96-run partnership for the third wicket between Babar and Shaan. Babar has completed the 14th half-century of his Test career. At the same time, Shaan is 4 runs away from his 7th half-century of his career.

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Captain Azhar Ali Out at Zero

The Pakistan team, batting first after winning the toss, got the first blow in the form of Abid Ali. He was bowled by Joffra Archer for 16 runs. After this Chris Woakes LBW to Captain Azhar Ali. Azhar played 6 balls, but could not open the account.

Pakistan Team Playing Match with Two Spinners

Pakistan team is playing in this match with two leg spinners Yasir Shah and Shadab Khan. The team consists of 4 specialist bowlers. Is an all-rounder. At the same time, England have landed with three bowlers. The English team has three all-rounders.

TV Umpire will Keep an Eye on Front Foot no Ball

For the first time in Test cricket from this series, the TV umpire will decide the front foot no ball as trial. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced it on Wednesday. For the first time in ODIs, this technique was used as a trial in the 2016 Pakistan-England series. The ICC said that after reviewing the front foot no ball technique, a decision will be taken to continue using it in future. The England vs Pakistan First Test.

England Could not Win the Series Against Pakistan for 10 years

England has not won a Test series against Pakistan for 10 years, while it has not lost a series at home for 6 years. In such a situation, the English team has a chance to improve the record. Earlier, the England team won the 3–1 home Test series against Pakistan in July 2010. Since then, 4 Test series have been played between the two in 10 years. Of these, Pakistan won two series in 2012 and 2015, which was held in the UAE. While there were two Test series draws in 2016 and 2018 played in England.

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