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England Vs Pakistan: 1st Test | Day 4| Review, Scorecard

England Vs Pakistan: Another courageous display by rookie Harry Brook, a deliberate declaration, and a complete session of short-ball onslaught that initially left Pakistan reeling while chasing a heady 343 runs for victory: On the penultimate day of this first Test, Bazball went on a Rawalpindi rampage. On day 4, a lot of things transpired that could ultimately determine the outcome.

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Will Jack took 6 wickets in his debut match. (ECB)

England Vs Pakistan: 1st Test | Day 4| Review

Both at the start and the end of the fourth day of play, Pakistan was batting. In the middle, the England team crushed the red ball in a white ball style, and young Harry Brook once again dominated. By accumulating runs quickly in the middle and declaring their innings in the third session, the English team pushed two Pakistani batsmen back to the pavilion.

The English bowlers took Pakistan’s remaining three wickets in the morning’s first session, dismissing Pakistan for 579. Will Jack took 6 wickets in his debut match.

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Will Jack played a lively cameo of 24 off 13 balls on debut (ESPNcricinfo)

The second innings for England got off to a rough start, and Ducklett was out before he could open the bat. However, each and every batsman who walked forth made it very clear that they all intended to take massive swings. While runs were coming in rapidly, wickets were also falling in the same manner. The brisk 96-run partnership between Root and Harry in those circumstances strengthened England’s innings. And finally, England declared their wicket with Harry Brook’s wicket at 264 and put forward the lead of 343.

Pakistan started their second innings calmly but Robinson made the way through and gave Pakistan the first blow in the form of Abdullah Shafique. Azhar Ali got retired hurt. Babar Azam came and was sent back by Stokes and at the end of the day, Pakistan are 80/2.

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England Vs Pakistan: 1st Test | Day 2 | Scorecard

England 1st Innings-
Zak Crawley b Haris Rauf122111210109.90
Ben Duckett lbw b Zahid Mahmood10711015097.27
Ollie Pope †lbw b Mohammad Ali108104140103.84
Joe Root lbw b Zahid Mahmood23313074.19
Harry Brook c Saud Shakeel b Naseem Shah153116195131.89
Ben Stokes (c)b Naseem Shah411862227.77
Liam Livingstone c Saud Shakeel b Naseem Shah9100190.00
Will Jacks c Naseem Shah b Mohammad Ali302940103.44
Ollie Robinson lbw b Zahid Mahmood37513172.54
Jack Leach not out6180033.33
James Anderson c Imam-ul-Haq b Zahid Mahmood6101060.00
Naseem Shah24014035.83
Mohammad Ali24112425.16
Haris Rauf1317816.00
Zahid Mahmood33123547.12
Agha Salman503807.60
Saud Shakeel2030015.00
Pakistan 1st innings-
Abdullah Shafique c Pope b Jacks11420313356.15
Imam-ul-Haq c Robinson b Leach12120715258.45
Azhar Ali lbw b Leach27485056.25
Babar Azam (c)c Leach b Jacks13616819180.95
Saud Shakeel c Pope b Robinson37943039.36
Mohammad Rizwan c Stokes b Anderson29445065.90
Agha Salman c Crawley b Jacks53677179.10
Naseem Shah c Leach b Jacks15211171.42
Zahid Mahmood st Pope b Jacks17482135.41
Haris Rauf c Root b Jacks12320037.50
Mohammad Ali not out04000.00
James Anderson2245212.36
Ollie Robinson2127213.42
Jack Leach49719023.87
Will Jacks40.3516163.97
Joe Root1635403.37
Ben Stokes703505.00
England 2nd innings-
Zak Crawley c Mohammad Rizwan b Mohammad Ali504870104.16
Ben Duckett c Agha Salman b Naseem Shah01000.00
Ollie Pope c Naseem Shah b Mohammad Ali151320115.38
Joe Root c Imam-ul-Haq b Zahid Mahmood736960105.79
Harry Brook b Naseem Shah8765113133.84
Ben Stokes (c)c Saud Shakeel b Zahid Mahmood03000.00
Will Jacks c Imam-ul-Haq b Agha Salman241313184.61
Liam Livingstone not out780087.50
Naseem Shah9.506626.71
Mohammad Ali1006426.40
Zahid Mahmood1118427.63
Agha Salman504719.40
Pakistan 2nd Innings-
Abdullah Shafique c Brook b Robinson6141042.85
Imam-ul-Haq not out43607071.66
Azhar Ali retired hurt02000.00
Babar Azam (c)c Pope b Stokes451080.00
Saud Shakeel not out24425057.14
Ollie Robinson502214.40
Ben Stokes402015.00
James Anderson21402.00
Jack Leach511903.80
Will Jacks201206.00
Joe Root20301.50

As of now, Pakistan need 263 runs to win on Day 5 and England need 8 wickets to win the match.

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