Pakistan cricket team who seemed to be in a perfect touch in the first match of the series lost all the aggressiveness and dominant performance at once and lost miserably against the English side without getting any grip over the match since the start of the second match at old Trafford stadium, and ended it up before the end of 4th day. It was all about the English players this time, they backed up their mistake from the previous performance and came back strongly crushing the visitor’s and equalizing the series 1-1.

Joe Root knock of 254 was the highest record Test score at Old Trafford for 52 years.

Misbah-ul-Haq now has miles to go to line up his side in nine odd days for the third Test at Edgbaston. When Pakistan's captain left the ground by an unplayable wide Yorker by Woakes before 15 minutes for tea at the score of 35 and was the fifth batsman for Pakistan making his way towards pavilion.


England 589/8 D and 173/1 D (Cook 76*, Root 71*, Amir 1/43) beat Pakistan 198 and 234 (Hafeez 41, Anderson 3/41, Woakes 3/41) by 330 runs.

The most interesting fact of the match was the pace duo from the English side finished it up at 3/41 with the same bowling figures.