England vs Pakistan 4 match test series is leading by England 2-1. The way this series was started was a very dramatic, Pakistan won a historical match at Lord’s but since then England has been dominating side in this series. They level the series at Old Trafford by winning the match by 330 runs and now they have taken a lead in the series by winning the match at Edgbaston Birmingham by 141 runs and it was the 500th home test for England. Here is the complete England vs Pakistan 3rd Test Highlights.
England VS Pakistan 3rd Test Highlights
Eng vs Pak, Day 1, 3rd august 2016
Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq opted to the ball first and his bowlers proved his decision was correct. Sohail khan gave some early breakthroughs and he also got his first five wickets haul. and England was all out for 297/10 (86 overs)
Eng vs Pak , Day 2, 4th august 2016
2nd day of the test started with the Duck for the Pakistan. opener Mohammad Hafeez got out for the first over only by James Anderson. but after losing early wicket Sami Aslam and Azhar Ali build Partnership of 181 runs for the second wicket and they recover Pakistan innings. but after lunch, Sami Aslam got run out and he scored 82(176) runs knock.and later Azhar Ali who scored 139(293) dismissed at last ball of the day.
Eng vs Pak, Day 3, 5th august 2016
On the Third day Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq scored unbeaten half-century 53(107) and because of that Pakistan take Lead of 103 runs. and they got all out for 400/10(136 overs). Woakes and Broad get 3 wickets each.
2nd Innings of England
England started their 2nd Inning very strongly both England openers scored half century Alastair cook 66(103) and Alex Hales 54(131) gives a good start. and later Joe Root who reaches the milestone by scoring his 22nd half-century in Test. by End of the day England overcomes the Pakistan lead and Joe root and James Vince creates a good partnership between them.
Eng vs Pak, Day 4, 6th august 2016
When England resume their innings on 4th day of test Joe root got out by Yasir shah he scored 62 runs off the 123 balls and later James Vince also got out by Mohammad Amir after getting early wicket Pakistan was looking good but Jonny Bairstow’s 83(127) and Moeen Ali 86(96) build awesome partnership and England takes the lead of 343 runs and declared their 2nd innings. and they give 344 Target to win Pakistan on Fifth day of Test.
Eng vs Pak, Day 5, 7th august 2016
2nd Innings of Pakistan: On day five Pakistan failed to reach their target and they got all out for 201/10(70.5 overs). Sami Aslam, only Pakistan batsman was able to fight against England bowling attack he scored 70 runs off the 167 balls. England all top bowlers taken 2 wickets for each.
Moeen Ali who scored 63 runs in the 1st innings and give all around performance with Ball and Bat in 2nd innings he scored unbeaten 86 runs and he also got 2 wickets for 49 runs and because of this Moeen Ali awarded as a man of the match of 3rd test between England and Pakistan.