England won the first Test by 74 runs after bowling Pakistan out for 268 runs on Monday in Rawalpindi.
England Beat Pakistan In First Test Match
After being given a 343-run victory target, Pakistan started the fifth and final day on 80-2, but Ollie Robinson and James Anderson each claimed four wickets to end the home team’s hopes.
In their first innings, England set a record by scoring 657 points before dismissing Pakistan for 579.
The Rawalpindi surface received harsh criticism for the massive score, but the Test picked up steam after England batted quickly in their second innings before declaring on Sunday at 264-7 to set up an intriguing final day.
At 80-2 when play resumed, Pakistan only added 13 runs in the first 65 minutes, and Rizwan failed to score on any of the first 23 balls he faced.
However, he changed up, scoring five boundaries and two sixes in an uninterrupted 80-run fourth wicket stand with Shakeel to start the chase well.
Shakeel finished off his half-century off 104 balls by cracking Leach for two boundaries.
England is now in Pakistan for their first Test tour since 2005 after declining to go during the intervening years due to security concerns.
December 9–13 is the date for the second Test in Multan, and December 17–21 is the date for the third Test in Karachi.
Here Is The Last Wicket
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