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England vs Pakistan Score: 4th Test, Day 1 - Kennington Oval, London – As it happened..

 Pakistan handed a Test cap to Iftikar Ahmed, who replaced Mohammad Hafeez while Wahab Riaz came in for Rahat Ali.

England vs Pakistan Score: 4th Test, Day 1 - Kennington Oval, London – As it happened..

London: Live score and live updates from Day 1 of the third Test between England and Pakistan. England captain Alastair Cook opted to bat first after winning toss.


Over 3 | Score 3/1 | (Azhar 108, Yasir 5*)

STUMPS! Early blow for Pakistan, Sami Aslam falls to Stuart Broad. England will be please with the way Day 1 has ended.

Sami Aslam lbw b Broad 3 (9b​)


Over 70 | Score 328 | (Ali 108, Anderson 5*)

After a terrific ton, Mo. Ali falls to Sohail Khan at 108. Impressive score on board by England despite being bowled out on Day 1.

MM Ali c Yasir Shah b Sohail Khan 108 (152b)

​ST Finn b Sohail Khan 8 (16b)


Over 70 | Score 328 | (Ali 87*, Finn 5*)

Mo. Ali nears ton, but England on brink on being bowled out on Day 1. Terrfic bowling from Pakistan

SCJ Broad lbw b Sohail Khan 0 (2b)

CR Woakes c Sarfraz Ahmed b Sohail Khan 45 (57b​)


Over 60 | Score 232/6 | (Ali 65*, Woakes 19*)

Mohammad Amir returns to bowl and picks up Jonny Bairstow's wicket. Chris Woakes the new batsman to walk in. Can England survive an entire Day 1?

JM Bairstow c Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Amir 55 (93b)


Over 50 | Score 200/5 | (Bairstow 55*, Ali 52*)

TEA time! Half centuries for both Bairstow and Ali, as the duo help England rescue sinking innings.


Over 40 | Score 163/5 | (Bairstow 44*, Ali 24*)

Ali and Bairstow look finally building something for England. But the question is how long can they survive this in-form Pakistani bowling attack?


Over 30 | Score 125/5 | (Bairstow 28*, Ali 9*)

Play resumes after lunch and England lose yet another wicket. Wahab Riaz on fire, picks up his third wicket - Gary Ballance to depart for 8.

GS Ballance c Azhar Ali b Wahab Riaz 8 (30b)


Over 24 | Score 92/4 | (Ballance* 3, Bairstow 13)

It's LUNCH! Wahab Riaz strikes again, picks up the wicket of Vince. Morning session clearly belongs to Pakistan, it will be interesting to see how England responds after break.

JM Vince c Sarfraz Ahmed b Wahab Riaz 1 (3b)


Over 18 | Score 73/3 | (Vince 0*, Ballance 0*)

Sohail Khan and Wahab Riyaz have rattled the England batting by taking two wickets in quick succession. While Cook was clean bowled by Sohail in the 17th over for 35, Riyaz sent back Root for 26 in the next over. Two new batsman - James Vince and Gary Ballance - are there on the crease for the hosts.

JE Root c Sarfraz Ahmed b Wahab Riaz 26 (39b)

AN Cook b Sohail Khan 35 (50b)


Over 10 | Score 44/1 | (Cook 18*, Root 15*)

Mohammad Amir got the first breakthrough for Pakistan, when he dismissed Alex Hales in the seventh over of the innings. Since his departure, new batsman Joe Root has confidently hit some boundaries. Cook's wickets remains to be the key for England and the hosts would want their experienced duo to stitch a formidable partnership.

AD Hales c Yasir Shah b Mohammad Amir 6 (17b)


After winning the toss, England captain Alastair Cook opted to bat first.

England named an unchanged 13-man squad for the fourth and final Test against Pakistan at The Oval next week after taking a 2-1 series lead at Edgbaston.

The decision came after Cook and his men thrashed Pakistan by 141 runs at Edgbaston.

England squad: Alastair Cook, Alex Hales, Joe Root, James Vince, Garry Ballance, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad ,Steven Finn, James Anderson, Jake Ball, Adil Rashid

Meanwhile, on the other hand, Pakistan handed a Test cap to Iftikar Ahmed, who replaced Mohammad Hafeez while Wahab Riaz came in for Rahat Ali.

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