England vs Pakistan Live Score, 1st Test Day 2: Shan, Shadab restart after Lunch – cricket

England vs Pakistan Live Score, 1st Test Day 2: Shan, Shadab restart after Lunch – cricket

England vs Pakistan Live Score, 1st Test, Day 2: Shadab Khan and Shan Masood restart after Lunch. Chris Woakes dismissed Mohammad Rizwan as the batsman edged it to keeper. Pakistan are five wickets down. Stuart Broad had his first wicket earlier in the day. The right-arm seamer got rid of Asad Shafiq, who edged a length delivery to Ben Stokes in the slips. James Anderson struck in the first over of Day 2. The right-arm seamer dismissed Babar Azam for 69.

Follow live updates of England vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 2:

18:15 hrs IST

Back after Lunch

Shan Masood and Shadab Khan return after Lunch. Joe Root begins the attack for England after Lunch. Interesting session in store.

17:25 hrs IST

Lunch on Day 2

Shan Masood and Shadab Khan take Pakistan to at 187/5 Lunch on Day 2. Good first session for England and they have certainly got back into the game.

17:10 hrs IST

Edged and gone!

GONE! Woakes forces an edge wide off the crease, gets an edge from Rizwan, straight to keeper. Pakistan are five wickets down. PAK 176/5

17:00 hrs IST

Shine on dukes ball

England got a little bit of shine on the new ball. There is still movement on offer for the bowlers. Chris Woakes is getting great swing with the ball.

16:33 hrs IST

Fantastic first hour

What a first hour it has been for England. They got two wickets. England seamers will hope to get a couple more before Lunch and it will really shift the momentum.

16:23 hrs IST

Change in attack

Christ Woakes has come out to replace Stuart Broad into the attack. Woakes was brilliant yesterday, and he can swing both ways. He will be eager to get another wicket before Lunch.

16:17 hrs IST

DRS saves Rizwan

Stuart Broad taps Rizwan on the pads, and a huge LBW appeal. Umpire Illingworth gives it out. But DRS showed that bat was involved. Just saved by a soft nick.

16:10 hrs IST

Edged and gone!

Length delivery from Stuart Broad, gets a leading edge off the bat from Asad Shafiq, easy catch to Stokes. Fantastic start to the day for Pakistan. Pak 150/4

16:00 hrs IST

Stuart Broad missing a trick

It seems Stuart Broad is missing a trick here. Anderson attacked in the first over, he kept bowling similar lengths to Babar. Broad keeps on making variations here and there, and not backing himself. Needs to calm his nerves here.

15:51 hrs IST


Fifty for Shan Masood. It is on him now to take Pakistan to a good total in the first innings. Masood has looked good so far and he has to play a long one here. 150 up for Pakistan as well.

15:40 hrs IST


Anderson strikes first over on Day 2, Babar Azam departs. Pak 139/3. A big blow to Pakistan early in the day. Babar tried to get a run, but gave an easy catch to Joe Root.

15:30 hrs IST

Day 2 begins

Shan Masood and Babar Azam return to the middle. James Anderson starts the proceedings for England on Day 2.

15:02 hrs IST

98 overs today

98 overs likely to be bowled today to compensate for the delay that took place on Day 1.

14:56 hrs IST

Raja comments on Babar’s technique

“When that is happening it means that your head position isn’t right. The head is not locked in with the shoulder. When you open yourself up in that manner, facing the outswinger becomes problematic. This means that your drives will stop connecting,” Ramiz said on his Youtube channel.

14:42 hrs IST

Vaughan lauds Azam

“He is averaging 65 in his last 18 months of Test cricket. No one is averaging higher than him. Babar Azam is at the top of the average tree and I can only see him improving and getting better and better.”

14:32 hrs IST

Hello and Welcome

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