14 Aug 2020, 09:59 am By Bhawna Rawat
England Vs Pakistan 2nd Test Match: Day 1 Live Score Updates: PAK 126/5

England Vs Pakistan 2nd test match Day1 to begin in Rose Bowl Southampton. England is hosting Pakistan for the test series; the 1st test match was held in Old Trafford Manchester, where Pakistan lost by 3 wickets. Pakistan will be looking forward for a win to equal the level! Whereas England will be seeking for another massive win!

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DAY 1 UPDATE: PAK 126/5 (45.4)

Pakistan won the toss & decided to bat first!! 

Fawad Alam will play his first Test since 2009, coming in for Shadab Khan. 

Match will start from 3:30PM (IST), 11 AM (local) in The Rose Bowl Southampton. 

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Pakistan's Independence Day!!


Rain has stopped!!

It appears like the rain has stopped at The Rose Bowl, ostensibly. But hold your horses, folks. It's still quite dark out there, so fingers crossed!!!

Stats !!

Partnership: 6(11)

Last Wkt: Fawad Alam lbw b Woakes 0(4) - 120/5 in 43.5 ov.

Ovs Left: 37.2

Last 10 overs: 37 runs, 3 wkts

Toss: Pakistan (Batting)

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After Tea back magic!!

Rain stops play!!

again!! all three teams had there share of fun so far. Pakistan in opening session, rain in second session and England in third!!

PAK 126/5 (45.4)



Score after 45 overs

PAK 124-5

Score Time!!

Score after 44 overs

PAK 120-5

Mohammad Rizwan 0(1)

Babar Azam 23(45)

Rizwan comes in!!

Mohammad Rizwan, right handed bat, comes to the crease!!

One more down!! that's OUTT!!

Woakes to Fawad Alam, THATS OUT!! Lbw!!

Trivia time!!

Bowlers dismissing Asad Shafiq most number of times in Tests:
9 - Rangana Herath
6 - Stuart Broad*
5 - Mitchell Starc
5 - Vernon Philander


Score after 43 overs

PAK 117-4

Fawad Alam 0(3)

Babar Azam 20(41)

Broad dismisses Shafiq!!!

Shafiq OUTT!!

Broad to Shafiq, THATS OUT!! Caught by Sibley!!


Trivia about Abid Ali!!

Abid Ali's scores since his debut in December 2019:
60 (today)

Asad Shafiq comes in!!!

Asad Shafiq, right handed bat, comes to the crease!

Score after 38 overs

PAK 102-3

Abid Ali out!!!

Sam Curran to Abid Ali, THATS OUT!! Caught by Rory Burns!!


Abdil Ali's 50!!!

Abid brings up his fifty

Rain stops play!!

Rain stops play!!

SCORE UPDATES : PAK 85/2 (33.5)

Babar Azam comes in!!

After skipper's dismissal!! Babar Azam, right handed bat, comes to the crease


Anderson dismissing batsmen most number of times in Tests:
11 - Peter Siddle
9 - M Clarke/ D Warner/ S Tendulkar
8 - S Watson/ Azhar Ali

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General Trivia!!

Bowlers dismissing Azhar Ali most number of times in Tests:
10 - Rangana Herath
8 - James Anderson*
6 - Stuart Broad
5 - Chris Woake

Azhar Ali OUT!!

Anderson to Azhar Ali, THATS OUT!! Caught by Rory Burns!

Azhar Ali 20(85)

Score after 31 overs

PAK 79-2

Match delayed !

PAK 62/1 (23.4)

Match delayed due to wet outfield

Retirement of Laura Mash!!

Former women England crickter Laura Marsh retires !!


PAK 62/1 (23.4)


Abid Ali * 33 (72 balls)

Azhar Ali 20 (65 balls)


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England Appreciates !!

Break time!

 Lunch Break: PAK 62/1 (23.4)



Match stopped due to rain!!

PAK 62/1 (23.4)

 Rain stops play

Score Updates!

PAK 62/1 (23)

  Abid Ali 33 (68 balls)

Azhar Ali 20 (65 balls)

Pakistan's half century!!

PAK 50/1 (19.1)

drinks time!!

Drinks are on the field now. Brilliant passage of play here. England should've had Abid Ali if not for those drop catches. Anderson and Broad were outstanding with the new ball!

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Abid Ali gets another reprieve !!


Woakes to Abid Ali, no run, dropped again! Burns this time and Abid Ali gets another reprieve. 

Score Updates!!

PAK 34/1 (12)

 Azhar Ali 8 (25balls)

Abid Ali 17 (42 balls)

Stat Alerts!!

 Azhar Ali needs 57 Runs from this innings to reach 6000 Test Runs

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Score update!!

PAK 18/1 (7)

Abid Ali - 9 (21 balls)

Azhar Ali - 4 (17 balls)

That's how you do it!!

Skipper Azhar Ali come in!!

Azhar Ali, right handed bat, comes to the crease

Masood outt!!

Anderson to Masood, THATS OUT!! Lbw!!

PAK 6/1 (2.4)

Broad here!!

2nd in Broad here!!

PAK 6/0 (1.5)

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& here it starts!!

Masood and Abid Ali are at the crease. Masood is on strike. Anderson will open the attack

Fawad Alam becomes 25th man to make another Test appearance after 10 years!!

Fawad Alam becomes the 25th man (and second from Pakistan) to make another Test appearance after waiting at least 10 years.

Weather Update!!

It's cloudy but dry at Southampton!!

Fawad Alam on board!!!


Fawad Alam will play his first Test since 2009, coming in for Shadab Khan

General Trivia!!

Most Tests missed between two appearances for PAK:
104 - Younis Ahmed (1969-87)
88 - Fawad Alam (2009-20)**
65 - Shahid Nazir (1999-06)
54 - Manzoor Elahi (1987-95)

Fawad Alam comes in !!

Fawad Alam comes in place of Shadab Khan!!

Just in: Hafeez tested negative for Covid-19

PCB have confirmed that both Mohammad Hafeez and Assistant Coach Shahid Aslam have tested negative for COVID-19, and have now joined the Pakistan squad in Southampton!!

final eleven!! Archer not in the list!!!

England (Playing XI): Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Pakistan (Playing XI): Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali(c), Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah


Pakistan to bat firstt!!!!

Curran & Crawley on board !!!

Pakistan have won the toss and have opted to bat

as of last test Pakistan have won the toss this time also and have opted to bat first!!

Ben Stokes not part of the team!!!

Due to family reasons Ben Stokes will further not be part of England Pakistan Test Series!! For his captain Joe Root, Ben Stokes is Mr Incredible. For his colleague Chris Woakes, a resourceful all-rounder himself, he’s the man with the golden arm. It’s a tribute to Stokes’s excellence that none of these epithets strike a hyperbolic note.

Mohammad Hafeez breaks social-distancing protocols, now in isolation!!

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez is isolating after breaching the bio-bubble protocol on Wednesday. Hafeez met a member of the public at a golf course without keeping two-meter distance!!!

Happy Birthday to Rawalpindi Express!!

Former Pakistani Cricketer, also known as Rawalpindi Express celebrates his 45th Birthday Today!! 

Our wishes with him !! 

What is your favourite memory of the Rawalpindi Express?

Will England take the series lead??

The clock is ticking!! 

Robinson got a vote of confidence!!!

Ollie Robinson has the vote of confidence from Jason Gillespie!!!

Who will win the toss??

What do you think! Who will win the toss!!

Pakistani skipper Azhar Ali or Joe Roor?? 

keep guessing! wait for the results till 3PM (IST) 

Pakistani fans supporting their Country!

Pakistani fans all hailing for their country!! gearing up for 2nd test match of #EngVsPak