England vs Pakistan 1st Test Day-1


# WICKET! Another one for the hosts as Rahat Ali walks back without troubling the scorers

# WICKET! Woakes strikes with the new ball as he gets rid of well-set Shafiq for 73

# Second new ball has been taken. Pakistan 267/4

# This is the 10th Test century for Misbah, and he does some push-ups in the middle

# HUNDRED for Misbah, in his first match at Lord’s

# 250 up for Pakistan. Great Batting from Pak batsmen on opening day at Lords.

# Asad Shafiq brings up his 14th Test FIFTY! He’s doing a solid job with Misbah in the middle

# Misbah brings up Pakistan’s 200 with a four off Finn. Pakistan are 203/4

# Misbah and Shafiq are doing a fine job for Pakistan. The visitors move to 185/4

# Misbah bring up his FIFTY in first match at Lord’s

# Players are back on the field for the final session of play. Pakistan to resume at 158/4

# TEA! Pakistan 158/4. The visitors score 82 runs and lose two wickets in the session

# 150 up for Pakistan. Shafiq and Misbah in the middle for the visitors

GONE! Younis Khan picks out midwicket after flicking from just on off stump. Taken by Moeen Ali. Broad has the wicket

# Younis Khan and Misbah-Ul-Haq most experienced player of Pakistan’s charge after losing Azhar. Pakistan are 116/3

# Play back underway with Broad bowling the first over after lunch. Pak are 76/2

# Pakistan close the first session at 76/2. A slow wicket in the first session, not much pace or bounce in it. Pakistan careful with their approach so far.

# Finn with the final over before lunch.

# GONE! Woakes bangs one short and Hafeez with poor pull shot is top edged and is taken by Bairstow. Two for Woakes and Pakistan are 51/2.

# Hafeez plays well and try to consolidate the Pakistan inning.

GONE! Woakes gets some extra bounce and Masood goes for a drive but gets an edge which goes straight to Bairstow behind. Pakistan are 38/1 in the 13th over.

# DROP!  Hafeez edges one off Broad and is dropped by Vince at third slip. Tough chance though

# Five overs gone and Pakistan are 13/0. Survived two strong appeals in the first two overs and a review then too.

# CLOSE! Jake Ball has Masood struck in the middle. Umpire says not out. Cook decides to refer. Replay suggests it pitched outside leg! Decision stands. Not out!

# Stuart Broad opens the bowling for England. Hafeez and Masood in the middle


England XI: Cook (c), Hales, Root, Vince, Ballance, Bairstow (wk), Moeen, Woakes, Broad, Finn, Ball. (12th man: Roland-Jones)

Pakistan XI: Hafeez, Mashood, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Shafiq, Ahmed (wk), Amir, Riaz, Shah, Rahat Ali.

Misbah-Ul-Haq has won the toss and opted to bat first