England beat Pakistan in first Test


MANCHESTER: England beat Pakistan by three wickets in the first Test match played here on Saturday.

In the second innings of the Manchester Test, the Pakistani team piled up 169 runs, setting a target of 277 runs to win, which they easily achieved at a loss of 7 wickets.

On the fourth day of the first Test match against England, Pakistan were bowled out for 169 in their second innings.

Pakistan started the fourth day with 137 runs for the loss of 8 wickets and the last two wickets added 32 valuable runs.

Earlier in the day, Yasir Shah played an aggressive innings and scored 33 valuable runs. Naseem Shah was dismissed for 4 while Muhammad Abbas remained unbeaten on 3.

In the second innings for England, Asworth Broad took three wickets, Chris Vokes and Ben Stokes bagged two wickets each while Joffra Archer and Dom Base grabbed one wicket each.