Day 1 Highlights.
England Skipper Joe Root won the toss and decide to bat first. But on the other end Sarfaraz was willing to bowl even if they won the toss. Pakistani fast bowlers bowled on the brilliant line and length and does not allow English batsmen to free their arms. Mohammad Abbas and Hassan ali got first 3 wickets in 1st session and on lunch Day 1 England were 72-3.
Alastair Cook was the only batsman in English batting line up to score 50 plus runs in first innings.
After some early wickets Alastair Cook and Jony Bairstow does an effort to make a little partnership but fahim ashraf break that partnership of 57 runs and England lose 4th wicket on 100 runs. Alastair cook was bowled by amir after a good knock of 70 runs. On the tea break England were 165-5.
After tea break Abbas once again got success when he lbw ben stokes. And buttler does not wait long to join stokes in the dressing room when Asad Shafique took a brilliant catch in the slip. And England all out on 184. Hassan ali and Mohammad Abbas got 4 wickets each in the first innings at Lord’s.
Imam ul haq was not successful in the first innings vs England and Pakistan lose 1st wicket on 12 runs. Haris Sohail was droped in the slip by Ben Stokes and Pakistan 50-1 and trails by 134 runs on stumps.