Recap, Day 2
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Mohammad Rizwan scored a gritty, unbeaten half-century to information Pakistan previous 200 in opposition to an more and more annoyed England earlier than dangerous gentle on the Rose Bowl introduced an early finish to the second day of the second Test in Southampton.
The groups went off the sphere earlier than tea due to the gloom, with Pakistan on 215-8, and reappeared for less than one other 9 balls, throughout which Stuart Broad took his third wicket of the innings and the vacationers moved to 223-9. The umpires took one other meter studying and took the gamers off once more — for good this time.
Rizwan will return on Saturday on 60, the wicketkeeper’s second-highest Test rating, alongside Naseem Shah (1).
England appeared all set on wrapping up the Pakistan innings, which resumed on Friday on 126-5, after star batsman Babar Azam (47) edged behind a superb ball from Broad that seamed and squared up Babar.
That made the rating 158-6 and two extra wickets fell for 18 runs, with Yasir Shah (5) flashing at a supply from Jimmy Anderson and edging to present wicketkeeper Jos Buttler one other catch. Shaheen Afridi (0) was run out by Dom Sibley on the non-striker’s finish after a mix-up.
England’s seam bowling unraveled within the closing half-hour earlier than the enforced tea, with the sphere set by captain Joe Root maybe too unfavourable below threatening skies and with two lower-order batsmen within the center. On events, there have been 5 or 6 out close to the boundary as Root unfold the sphere.
Anderson has the most effective bowling figures, with 3-48. Broad had 3-56.
The vacationers path 1-Zero within the three-match sequence after dropping the primary match by three wickets in Manchester. Another victory for England will clinch a primary check sequence in opposition to Pakistan in 10 years, and a second sequence of this pandemic-affected summer season having already overwhelmed the West Indies.