Manchester, August 6
Opener Shan Masood struck a trendy unbeaten century as Pakistan capitalised on some poor England bowling to achieve 312/eight at tea on the second day of the primary Test at Old Trafford right here in the present day.
Shan (151 not out) has been the mainstay of the innings along with his highest Test rating and can resume within the night session with Shaheen Afridi (1 not out) as Pakistan look to publish a aggressive first inning rating.
It is a 3rd century in consecutive innings for Shan, who additionally managed three figures towards Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, his early endurance rewarded as he grew in stature throughout his 311-ball keep on the crease.
Despite chipping away on the Pakistan wickets, it was one other poor afternoon session for England, who is likely to be feeling a way of deja vu after a equally lacklustre bowling show on the opening day had additionally undone good work within the morning. Pakistan resumed the second day on 139/2, however added solely 48 runs within the morning session at a paltry price of 1.86 per over, additionally shedding key batsman Babar Azam (69). — Reuters