Pakistan’s skipper and most experienced batsman of the team Misbah-ul-haque made century against England into the opening test day 1 at Lord’s, London. This is his median hundred in England soild.
Chris Woakes was the hero from English side today who took 4 wickets by giving 45 runs. His pressured bowling helped English team to got some early wicket. After losing top order batsman, Pakistan fall in little bit trouble. Shan Mashood and Azhar Ali can’t contribute for the team which pressurized the leading cricket of Asia. Mohammad Hafeez and Younis Khan’s 30+ run give confident to the captain. However, 4th wicket of Younis Khan fell in when the total was just 134. It was a very crucial time when Misbah-ul-haque & Ashad Shafiq guide Pak team to score good total into the first day of first test.
Misbah-ul-haque century highlights (First test, Day 1 Vs England)
In the end of the day the green armies scored 282 runs by losing 6 wickets. Misbah played an excellent inning of 110 not out by facing 179 bowls. Into this innings of him, he hit 18 boundaries as well. Ashad Shafiq left the field on 84.2 over. Night watch man Rahat Ali come in as the alternative of Sarfraz which was a good decision by the team. The greens can start tomorrow by kept 4 wickets in hand including 2 specialist batsman. A good partnership can motivate the match result surely. Though as usually, day 2 morning become very tough for the batsman but this is the crucial moment to contribute for the team.
Jake Ball & Stuart broad took a wicket for England today. Moeen Ali, Steven Finn was little bit expensive today. Though it’s a test match but huge audience attain into the gallery to enjoy this match direct from the stadium. As this match helding in lord’s, London where having lot of test cricket loving fans. Specially more older supporters attain into the gallery today. Most enjoyable part to watch from television is that, though most of them was English supporter but they always clapped when a Pak cricketer made boundary.
If the team of Misbah is want to win this test match, should to score around 400 run which would be a good total for them as their bowling lineup is very strong right now. On the other hand, England should take early wicket to lead opponent into the 1st innings. Our editorial prediction right now favoring Pakistan cause of doing well in batting side which thing was the more challenging for them. We can expect good bowling from their side but still need to wait for watch England 1st innings. Hopefully, the Day 2 can guide us to understand possible result of this game.