Pakistan vs England 2nd Test Resulted As Draw
The hosts could not finish their first innings due to rain. Rain is reigning in the second Test of the three-match Pakistan-England series. Pakistan vs England 2nd Test match, which reached the fifth day after finishing the first innings amid adverse weather, was finally declared a draw.
After losing the first Test in Manchester, Pakistan decided to bat after winning the toss in the second Test in Southampton. Due to rain, the first innings in Pakistan ended on the fourth day. The visitors lost all their wickets and scored 237 runs.
The hosts were bowled out for 236 in Pakistan’s first innings but were bowled out by England. Finally, on the fifth day, after batting 41.1 overs and collecting 110 runs for the loss of 4 wickets, the match was declared a draw.
Only 45.4 overs were played on the first day on Thursday (August 13) due to rain. The game could not start on the second day due to rain. On the second day, Friday (August 14), only 41.2 overs were played. The visitors finished the second day with 223 runs for 9 wickets.
On the first and second days, the game was held for half of the day, but due to rain, not a single ball could be played on the third day. Abandoned on the third day, Pakistan’s first innings ended with 236 runs on the fourth day.
Only 10.2 overs were played on the fourth day. After Pakistan was all out, the host England batted in 5 overs, lost 1 wicket, and collected only 6 runs. Due to bad weather, the game did not start on time on the fifth day on Monday (August 18).
When the game started after the allotted time, Joe Root, the captain of the host team, declared the innings by batting in 43.1 overs, losing 4 wickets, and collecting 110 runs. This is England’s lowest run-scoring record on home soil.
The last and third matches of the Test series between the two teams will start on Friday (August 21). The host England won the first Test by 3 wickets. At the end of the Test series, England and Pakistan will play a three-match T20 series on August 28 and 30 and September 1.
1st Innings: 237 England 1st Innings: 110/4 (Innings Announced)
Result: Match Drawn
Man of the Match: Mohammad Rizwan
Series: England lead 1-0.