England level the series by beating Pakistan in second test by 330 runs

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England completely dominate in the second test match. In second match, England captain won the toss and elect to bat first and they proved their batting skills in what they failed in first test match.

Cook made his 29th century while Root completed his second double century in this test match. While woakes and Bairstow made their half centuries.

England put up a big total of 589/8 in 152.2 overs with 3.86 runs per over rate. they batted for 2 days.

In reply of 586, Pakistan Opener start well but woakes took wicket of Hafeez, After Hafeez Pakistan continue loss wickets and they loss 4 wickets at end of the day.

On day-3 Masood got out early and after Rain interrupt the match for a while but that doesn’t make difference to england bowlers and they continue took wickets and before lunch Pakistan lost their 8 wickets.

After lunch Misbah completes his half century but that doesn’t help much and Pakistan first Inning all out at 198 runs in 63.4 overs only.

England don’t give follow on to Pakistan and Cook thinks to bat again and they try to prove his batting to their fans and he was criticized also on his decision by former England captain.

England bat till end of the day and the score was 98/1 while cook unbeaten on 49 and root batted on 23 runs. Hales got out on 24.

On second day England completes 100 runs and cook also completes his half century. Every one thinking that cook palyed for another century and he play for him self rather then team win.

But cook did declared the innings on 173/1, they scored this runs in just 30 overs where cook on 76 and root on 71. Target for the Pakistan was 565 runs.

In second Inning also Pakistan batsmen fails to make any partnership and Masood and Azhar Ali got out early. After them Yunis Khan and Hafeez make partnership.

At the lunch Pakistan score was 47/2 in 16 overs. After lunch both continue their partnership and put up 50 runs stand between them.

Then Hafeez got out and then wickets continues to fall down one by one and before tea Pakistan lost 5 wickets on score of 161.

After tea England bowlers wrap up the Pakistan Inning on score of 234 in 70.3 overs with the rate of 3.31 runs per over and England won the match by 330 runs big margin.

 

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