Azhar Ali took the charge for Pakistan Team in the third test match against England, scoring 139 runs in the first innings.

 

 

England started the innings by scoring a total of 297 runs in 86 overs at the cost of 10 wickets. Gary Ballance scored 70 runs putting 11 boundaries under his name off 150 balls with a strike rate of 46.67. Moeen Ali stood on crease till he managed to make 63 runs, smashing 7 boundaries. Skipper Alastair Cook started the game with a tremendous speed but had to move back to the pavillion scoring a total of 45 runs. 


On the other hand Pakistan bowler Sohail Khan took a fifer letting 96 runs out of his hand, Mohammad Amir and Rahat Ali grabbed 2 wickets respectively where as Yasir Shah picked a single man.


Pakistan on batting part roared like lion, Azhar Ali’s tremendous 139 eased half of Pakistan’s issues. He managed to score a ton with 15 boundaries and a huge six. Ali was accompanied by Sami Aslam who scored 82 runs smashing 9 boundaries were as England bowlers could not go up to the mark. James Anderson and Chris Woakes grabbed 1 wicket respectivey.