Cricket: Pakistan 57-4 Against England At 2nd Day Close

Cricket: Pakistan 57-4 against England at 2nd day close

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, (Pakistan Point News - 23th july, 2016) : pakistan collapsed to 57 for four in reply to England's first innings 589 for eight declared, a deficit of 532 runs, at stumps on the second day of the second Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. Chris Woakes took three for 18 in six overs before Shan Masood (30 not out) and Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq (one not out) got through to the close. Earlier, Joe Root made 254 as he became just the fourth England batsman after Denis Compton (278, Nottingham 1954) Ted Dexter (205, Karachi 1962) and current captain Alastair Cook (263, Abu Dhabi 2015) to score a double century against Pakistan in a Test match.

Three Pakistan bowlers conceded more than 100 runs each with leg-spinner Yasir Shah taking one for 213 in 54 overs. Pakistan lead the four-match series 1-0 after their 75-run win in the first Test at Lord's last week.