Bad light ends day 4, Pakistan still trailing by 210 runs


Southampton: Pakistan were trailing by 210 runs to avoid defeat before bad light ended day 4 of the third Test. 

Pakistan scored 100 runs for two wickets with Azhar Ali and Babar Azam not out for 29 and 4 runs respectively.

England enforced the follow-on after Pakistan fell for 273, 310 runs behind in reply of 583-8. Resuming follow-on, Pakistan were off to a good start with Shan Masood and Abid Ali but they couldn’t continue for long. They scored 49 runs together before Shan Masood fell to Suart Broad. Masood scored 18 runs.

Abid and Azhar carried the inning well for Pakistan as they scored 39 runs together. Abid fell prey to Anderson who is now just a wicket away to complete his 600 Test wickets.

Azhar (29*) and Babar (4*) will resume the inning for Pakistan on day 5.

It must be noted here that England is leading three matches Test series 1-0.

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