Pakistan’s tour of England consisting of a three match test series has begun, in first test match England won by 3 wickets, wrapping up the match on 4th day itself. It was an unexpected win till day 3, as Pakistan was in major lead but Woakes & Buttler’s massive partnership lead to England’s win.
First test match was held in Old Trafford between the two teams, the second & third will be held in Rose Bowl Southampton. Both the teams are geared up for the challenge, England will be looking for another massive win whereas Pakistan will look forward for a win as they lost the previous match, in which they were leading till day third.
England’s all-rounder Ben Stokes will not be playing the next test match due to family reasons. Stokes will leave England later this week and travel to New Zealand. He will miss England's two Test matches against Pakistan at the Rose Bowl.
Official Statement: Ben Stokes— England Cricket (@englandcricket) August 9, 2020
Earlier England won test series against West Indies. After Covid-19 pandemic England is the first country to restart the international cricket. This the third tournament of cricket hosted by England amid pandemic.
England won the first test match, wrapping up the series on 4th day, in Old Trafford Manchester. Second test match will start from 3:30PM (IST) on 13 August, Thursday. As earlier it will be a no-in person match, live telecast will be available on Sony Network & live streaming will be available on Sony Liv app.