England vs Pakistan SCORE: 4th Test, Day 3 at Kennington Oval - As it happened..
Younis Khan (218) has rattled the England bowling attack by hitting a sensational double century which took the visitors to first innings score of 542.
London: Score and updates from Day 3 of the fourth Test match between England and Pakistan
England Second Innings
Over 31 | Score 88/4 | (Bairstow 14*, Ballance 4*)
STUMPS! Younis Khan's magnificent 218 turned a tricky first-innings deficit into a match-winning target for Pakistan, who will be smelling victory ofater a successful Day 3.
JE Root lbw b Yasir Shah 39 (46b)
Over 25 | Score 74/3 | (Root 39*, Ballance 4*)
Match slipping away from the hands of England. That score on the board instilling confidence in the hearts of Pakistani bowlers.
JM Vince c Misbah-ul-Haq b Yasir Shah 0 (3b)
AD Hales lbw b Yasir Shah 12 (55b)
Over 10 | Score 21/1 | (Hales 8*, Root 0*)
Not a good second innings for England captain Alastair Cook, who falls to in-form Wahab Riaz at 7. Pakistan make terrific start in an aim to win the 4th test.
AN Cook c Iftikhar Ahmed b Wahab Riaz 7 (35b)
Over 146 | Score 542 | (Amir 39*)
It's tea time. Younis Khan (218) has rattled the England bowling attack by hitting a sensational double century which took the visitors to first innings score of 542. Pakistan are in a commendable position with a lead of 214 runs at tea on Day 3. Let us wait and see how the hosts fare in the last session of the day.
Sohail Khan c Broad b Finn 2 (13b)
Younis Khan lbw b Anderson 218 (308b)
Over 130 | Score 466/8 | (Khan 192* Amir 0*) lead 138 runs
Pakistan have dominated the post-lunch session too by adding 49 runs and losing just one wicket. Moeen Ali got rid of Wahab Riaz for 4 runs as Younis Khan continues to look superb with his batting. He is just 8 shot of his double century with Pakistan taking a lead of 138 runs in the first innings.
Over 117 | Score 417/7 | (Khan 147* Riaz 1*) lead 89 runs
It's LUNCH. It has been the visitor's day so far with Younis Khan looking impressive on 147.
Pakistan have got a lead of 89 runs which might be bothering the hosts and they will be looking to curtail it to the minimum in the second session.
Sarfraz Ahmed c †Bairstow b Woakes 44 (78b)
Over 112 | Score 401/7 | (Khan 132* Riaz 0*) lead 73 runs
England have managed to get the wicket of Sarfraz Ahmed (44) who was looking good and inching towards his half century. Chris Woakes gave the hosts the breakthrough in the 111th over. The new man on the crease is Wahab Riaz who is yet to open his account. Pakistan is leading by 69 runs.
Sarfraz Ahmed c Bairstow b Woakes 44 (78b)
Over 100 | Score 368/6 | (Ahmed 39*, Khan 107*) lead 40 runs
Pakistan lead the first innings by 40 runs with 4 wickets in hand. Resuming the play at 340 for 6, the visitors are steadily moving ahead with both the overnight batsmen at the crease. England bowlers have been able to contain them but haven't taken any wickets allowing Pakistan to add 28 runs in the first 9 overs.
Day 2 Recap:
After winning the toss, England captain Alastair Cook opted to bat first and the hosts finished Day 1 with 328 runs.
Day 2 saw Asad Shafiq and Younis Khan deliver tons to put Pakistan into the driving seat and lifted them to 340/6 at Stumps.
The duo shared a fourth wicket partnership of 150 runs with Shafiq scoring 109 and Khan (101*) .
In the process, Younis Khan equalled former Austrain skipper Steve Waugh's tally of 32 Test hundreds.
In return, the England bowlers could not do much and toiled in the what seemed like the perfect batting conditions.
Pakistan lead by 12 runs with Younis Khan and Sarfraz Ahmed (17) at the crease for the visitors.