TAUNTON: Pakistan bowling attack destroyed Somerset batting line-up as they could only post 128 runs in reply of Pakistanis’ 359/8d.
The dynamic bowling line of Pakistan led by the young Mohammad Amir, who gave his side the opening by getting two early wickets of Marcus Trescothic and Adam Hose.
But, it wasn’t just Amir that proved to be too hot for the Somerset batsmen, Sohail Khan removed three batsmen, while Rahat Ali showed two of Somerset batsman the way back to the dressing room.
As Wasim Akram termed Yasir Shah the trump card for Misbah Ul Haq & company, the emerging leggie proved his worth by bamboozling two batters in the innings.
It was an overall astounding performance by Pakistani bowlers and suddenly, the Men in Green are looking extremely dangerous for the English batsmen in the challenging batting conditions.
JC Hildereth remained the highest scorer for Somerset with 47 runs and he carried his bat at the end.
Mohammad Amir and Sohail Khan hunted three batsmen each, while, Rahat Ali and Yasir Shah got two wickets a apiece.