On the first day of Test cricket played at Multan Cricket Stadium after 16 years, the entire team of England was bowled out for 281 runs, while at the end of the first day, Pakistan scored 107 runs for the loss of 2 wickets.
On the first day of the second test match of 3 test matches, England won the toss against Pakistan and decided to bat first, but the England batsmen collapsed in front of the Pakistani bowlers before the second session. And got out for 281 runs after playing 4 balls.
Spin bowler Abrar Ahmed took 7 wickets for England while Zahid Mahmood took 3 wickets against England.
In the match, English players Zac Crawley and Ben Duckett opened but the partnership of both could not complete 9 overs, Abrar Ahmed bowled Zac Crawley with 19 runs in his first over, after which Abrar bowled in the 19th over. England’s important partnership was also broken by taking the wicket of Ben Duckett.
Spinner Abrar guided Ben Duckett for 63, Jurot for 8, Ollie Pope for 60, Harry Brooke for just 9, captain Ben Stokes for 30 and Will Jacks for 31.
After Abrar’s 7 wickets, the three wickets of the English team came to Zahid Mahmood, Zahid Mahmood sent Oli Robinson for only 5 and Jack Leach to the pavilion on the first ball. He got bowled on the ball.
On behalf of Pakistan, Abdullah Shafiq and Imamul Haq started the innings but Imamul Haq got out without scoring any runs on 5 runs.
Abdullah Shafiq also returned to the pavilion after scoring 14 runs. At the end of the first day’s play, Pakistan has scored 107 runs for the loss of 2 wickets and England has a lead of 174 runs.
Babar Azam is on 61 and Saud Shakeel is at the crease on 32 runs.
On behalf of the English team, James Anderson and Jack Leech dismissed one player each.
Earlier, in the conversation held on the occasion of the toss, the captain of the national team, Babar Azam, said that Faheem Ashraf and Abrar Ahmed have returned to the team and if we had won the toss, we would have batted.
On the first day of the Multan Test, the first session will be held from 10 am to 12:30 pm, the second session from 1:30 pm to 3 pm and the third session from 3:20 pm to 5:20 pm.
It should be noted that after Haris Rauf, the fast bowler of the national team, Naseem Shah has suffered a shoulder injury.