Shaun Masood scores a century; As Pakistan improved

first_imgBy : Basith 5 mins ago 0Pakistan improved in the first Test against England. Opener Shaun Masood’s century was the mainstay of Pakistan’s innings. Babur Assam and Shadab Khan also shone for Pakistan. Joffre Archer took 3 wickets for England.Pakistan started the innings with a collapse. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat, losing the first wicket by 36 runs. Joffre Archer, Abid Ali’s pucker, gave England their first breakout. Captain Asif Ali (0) returned without making a move on the scoreboard. Asif was bowled by Chris Vokes in front of the wicket. Babur joined Assam’s Shan Masood for the third wicket. The duo put on 139 for the loss of wickets. At the end of the first day, Pakistan were 139 for two.Read Also : Young man in viral meme with special message for Pakistan team; Shared PCBBabur, who had been batting beautifully since the start of the third day, returned to Assam. He could not add a single run to the previous day’s score. Assam, who scored 69, were handed over to Joe Root by James Anderson. Assam returned with a 96-run stand. Azad Shafiq (7) and Mohammad Rizwan (9) were out early. Azad was caught by Stokes off Broad, while Rizwan ended up in the hands of Jose Butler off Chris Vokes.Shadab Khan teamed up with Shane Masood for the sixth wicket. Meanwhile, Shaun Masood completed his century. The duo put on 105 runs for the second wicket to put Pakistan back on track. Shadab Khan, who scored 45, was bowled by Dom Bess Joe Root. Yasir Shah (5) was bowled by Joffre Archer in front of the wicket. Joe Root caught Mohammad Abbas in the next ball. Shaheen Afridi, who reached the crease for the 9th wicket, supported Shaun Masood. At tea, Pakistan were 312 for eight. Shaun Masood (151) and Shaheen Afridi (1) were at the crease. They put on an unbeaten 21 for the ninth wicket.Story Highlights – pakistan vs england second day tea News you want to knowIn your Facebook Feedlast_img