Azhar Ali fought alone for Pakistan Against England in the 3rd Test
Pakistan, crushed by the English run, lost the bait on the second day. Pakistan lost 3 wickets for 24 runs. Even on the third day, the start is like forgetting, Asad Shafiq returned to the dressing room with 5 individual runs. Azhar Ali fought alone for Pakistan Against England till the end and remains not out on 141* runs.
Like the previous 3 wickets, this wicket is also in the possession of Jimmy Anderson. Pakistan, which lost 4 wickets for 30 runs, was in a miserable situation then. In the 5th wicket partnership, captain Azhar Ali and Fawad Alam were showing hope. However, more than 45 runs did not come from this pair. Fawad was dismissed for 21 off 64 balls. Jos Butler caught a great catch behind the wicket.
Azhar Ali and Mohammad Rizwan added 138 runs for the 6th wicket. Rizwan was dismissed for a full fifty, but Azhar Ali remained steadfast at the other end. In the end, he remained unbeaten on 141 runs from the wicket. Pakistan was all out for 263 runs. Jimmy Anderson took 5 wickets in the innings. England has followed Pakistan. Azhar Ali will bat in the second innings on the fourth day.
Short Score (3rd-day end):
England 583/6 (innings declared in 154.4 overs), Burns 6, Sibley 22, Crawley 28, Route 29, Pope 3, Butler 152, Oaks 40, Base 28 *, Broad 15; Afridi 33.4-5-121-2, Yasir 39-3-183-2, Nasim 26-6-109-1, Fawad 12-0-48-2, Asad 6-0-24-1
Pakistan 263/10 (93), Shan 4, Abid 1, Azhar 141 *, Babar 11, Asad 5, Fawad 21, Rizwan 53, Yasir 20, Afridi 3, Abbas 1, Nasim 0; Anderson 23-3-58-5, Broad 20-5-40-2, Oaks 15-2-42-1, Base 18-2-6-1
At the end of the 3rd day, Pakistan (at the end of the 1st innings) trailed by 310 runs