During the second day of the first test cricket match between Pakistan and England in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, England’s Harry Brook celebrates scoring 150 runs.AP). In a Saud Shakeel over on Thursday, Harry Brook hit six fours and milked 27 runs from a Zahid Mahmood over.
On Friday, the second day of the first test against Pakistan in Rawalpindi, England prevailed with a dominating total of 657 runs all out in the first innings. Choosing for bat on a level track, Britain played with Pakistan’s unpracticed bowling assault with four of their main five batsmen crushing quick hundreds.
England batters continued to score at a breakneck pace even though Naseem Shah (3-140) made early inroads for Pakistan, and the match resumed on 506-4 after England had thoroughly dominated the first day.
In his debut test, Liam Livingstone managed nine runs, but overnight batsman Harry Brook (153) was simply unstoppable, and visiting skipper Ben Stokes was run out after an 18-ball 41.
Stream, who crushed six fours in a Saud Shakeel over on Thursday, drained 27 runs from a Zahid Mahmood over.
Brook’s 116-ball blitz, which included five sixes and 19 fours, was finally ended by Naseem.
Zahid, a leg spinner, took four wickets and scored 235 runs in 33 overs, the most of any test debutant.
On their first test tour of Pakistan since 2005, England will also play in Karachi and Multan.