Pak v Eng highlights today – First test day one from Lord’s, London (England) Thursday 24th May 2018. Six days ago Pakistan played a two-day warm-up match against Leicestershire. In that match, Pakistan scored 321 runs 9d in 89.5 overs.
Azhar Ali scored 73 runs and Fakhar Zaman scored 71. Usman Salahuddin scored 69 runs off 154 balls. Leicestershire team faced 75 Overs and lost six wickets with 226 runs and then Match drawn. Now Muhammad Amir is fit to play against England, which is good news for the Pakistan team.
Toss: England won and chose to bat first.
Pakistan team/playing XI
Azhar Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (c) †, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Abbas.
England team/playing XI
AN Cook, MD Stoneman, JE Root (c), DJ Malan, JM Bairstow †, BA Stokes, JC Buttler, DM Bess, MA Wood, SCJ Broad, JM Anderson.
1st Test, Pakistan tour of Ireland, England Highlights
Match Timings: 11:00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Umpires – Bruce Oxenford, Rod Tucker
TV Umpires – Paul Reiffel
Match Referee – Jeff Crowe
Reserve Umpire – Michael Gough
Match number – Test no. 2304