England Vs Pakistan 1st test match started off on Wednesday in the Old Trafford Manchester. Pakistan won the toss & skipper decided to bat first.
Scoring 132/2 in 49 overs in the first day of 1st test match against England. Babar Azam shined out with 69* in 100 balls with 96runs partnership with Masood Shah. Whereas England’s Jofra Archer & Chris Woakes took 1 wicket each.
As rain interrupts play in Manchester, here's a stats treat for our fans.— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) August 5, 2020
No touring opener has faced more balls in the first innings of a match in England than @shani_official (45 not out) today since the start of 2016.#ENGvPAK pic.twitter.com/urUMMp5yrq
2nd day of 1st test match will begin at 3:30PM (IST) in Old Trafford Manchester, the match will be also a no-in person attendee.
Weather Forecast: on 2nd day weather will be pretty good, it will mostly be cloudy but may witness a little shower even today. The maximum temperature will be 25°C & minimum 17°C. Apart from first two days, the weather should remain bright & sunny throughout the tournament giving both the teams enough time to force a result.
Pitch Report: The Old Trafford provided great assistance to the bowlers in both tests against West Indies. Dry conditions might prompt Pakistan to play spinners & given the Trafford pitch usually turns & bounces.
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