The game of the third day of the first Test between England and Pakistan at the Old Trafford ground in Manchester is over. Pakistan’s second innings collapsed in front of the disciplined bowling attack of England.
He lost eight wickets for 137 runs and now has a total of 244 runs with two days left to play. At the end of the third day’s play, tail batsman Yasir Shah is at the crease without scoring 12 and Mohammad Abbas opened the account.
Earlier, England were bowled out for 219 in response to Pakistan’s first innings total of 326, giving the visiting team a 107-run first innings lead. For Pakistan, leg-spinners Yasir Shah took four and Shadab Khan took two wickets, but their batsmen lost the hard work of the bowlers.
Opener Shaan Masood, who scored a career-best century in the first innings, returned to the pavilion without opening an account in the second over. He was caught by Stuart Broad in the hands of Jos Buttler behind the wicket. Chris Woakes sent captain Azhar Ali (18) and Babar Azam (five) to the pavilion. At the same time, Abid Ali was dismissed by Dom Bess whose catch was caught by Vox. Asad Shafiq was run out after scoring 29 runs. Broad, Vox and Stokes took two wickets each for England.