After Pakistan’s last-hit collapse in Test 2 against Australia, the team is once again under scrutiny. The Men in Green had been in a healthy position on the previous Day 3. Babar Azam‘s wicket triggered a collapse.
At the press conference held after Day 4, a journalist said that he talked to some fans and they said that Babar and Mohammad Rizwan should focus on the T20Is. Babar said, “Toh kya aap kah rahe Test chhor de? (Are you saying I should quit test cricket?)
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Australia won Test 2 on Day 4 to secure an undisputed 2-0 lead. On the first innings, Babar scored the most goals for his team with a 75-round hit before Ollie Robinson fired him. He also fell victim to Robinson after only one lap on the second inning.
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Pakistan England match summary
Talking about the 2nd match between England and Pakistan, the former won the draw and decided to strike first. Ben Duckett and Ollie Pope scored 63 and 60 points respectively, helping their team score 281/10 on their first innings. Jack Leach‘s four wicket transports packed Pakistan for 202.
On the second inning, Harry Brook hit another ton and scored 104 points over 149 balls, while Duckett took a 79-round hit to lead England to 275/10, giving him a 356-round goal. Pakistani Abrar Ahmed swam four small forts, while Zahid Mahmood took three.
In Pakistan’s chase, Abdullah Shafique and Mohammad Rizwan got off to a good start with their 66-pointers. Shafique scored 45 points and Rizwan scored 30 points. Later, Saud Shakeel missed his century by making six laps on Mark Wood’s short ball.
Imam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Nawaz also added 60 and 45 laps each, but those runs weren’t enough as Wood’s four-goal draw snatched a victory from Pakistan by 26 runs.
England won the first Test by 74 runs on a straight Rawalpindi circuit. The Third Test will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi from December 17-21.
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