England bowlers dismiss Pakistan to lead test series


ENGLAND cruised to victory over Pakistan by 141 runs in the third Test at Edgbaston.He told Test Match Special: “As a team we were fantastic, it just shows how good the team we have is”. Earlier, Cook declared England’s second innings at 445-6 when the lead swelled to 342 with left-hander Ali (86 not out) scoring at a brisk pace for his second half century of the match.”But this is the first one in a while we’ve been behind and fought back”.Mohammad Amir (2-72) and Shah (2-172) also took two wickets each. Pokémon GO Banned In Iran Over “Security Concerns”
Banned, as in officially banned, i.e. you can get thrown off a building if caught playing Niantic’s latest release. Iran’s High Council of Virtual Spaces issued the ban stating the game threatens national and individual security. Moeen, who earned the man-of-the-match award for his exploits with the bat, took a tough caught-and-bowled chance to dismiss Sohail and leave Pakistan needing triumph in the fourth Test to avoid a series defeat.The carnage begun in the second session when Steven Finn claimed the vital scalp of Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan captain edging behind to wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow for 10.Woakes added to the sense of panic in Pakistan ranks when pinning Asad Shafiq lbw for his second duck of the match in the next over and then found the edge of Sarfraz Ahmed’s bat two overs later.It was the end of a more than three-and-a-half-hour innings, with Aslam facing 167 balls including 11 fours.England players celebrating victory over Pakistan in the third Test in Birmingham. Liverpool thrashes Barcelona 4-0, Mane gets his 1st goal
It’ll be interesting to see how those last two, ex-Liverpool stalwarts, get on against their former teammates. If we’d have lost, life would have gone on. Their concerted attack afforded England another 15 minutes to put Pakistan out of their misery before a late tea was taken. James Anderson and Moeen Ali, England’s much-maligned merchant of off-spin, grabbed the other two wickets to bring the previously unlikely prospect of victory close to reality.Finn’s dismissal of Misbah ended a sequence of 71.3 overs for England without taking a wicket, dating back to the Lord’s Test against Sri Lanka in June – having conceded 228 runs in that time.Earlier, Stuart Broad, Jimmy Anderson and Moeen Khan all weighed in with a wicket as England created the platform for Woakes, who has now taken 23 wickets in the series, and Finn to strike.But Sohail and Rahat Ali frustrated England, the tailenders posting a 50-run partnership for the last wicket before Moeen capped a fine all-round performance with the winning wicket.As had happened in Pakistan’s first innings when they shared a stand of 181 in a total of 400, with Aslam marking his return to Test cricket with 82 and Azhar’s 139 his first century at this level outside Asia, the second-wicket duo faced a rebuilding job. Birmingham-born Ali, who grew up near Edgbaston, struck 19 runs in the first over of Sunday’s play from leg-spinner Shah, including two successive sixes. Olympics men’s road cycling results: Greg Van Avermaet wins gold
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