With rain playing spoilsport, Day 3 was washed out without a single ball being played due to poor weather. In the process, Pakistan’s chances of scripting a comeback seems to get more diluted as the 2nd Test in Southampton looks to be heading for a dead-rubber.
Wet weather washed out Day 3 of the second Test between England and Pakistan in Southampton after constant drizzling which led to an extremely wet outfield, the umpires, after a couple of inspections, decided to call off play for the day.
❌ DAY THREE ABANDONED ❌
A combination of rain and bad light means day three has been abandoned without a ball being bowled.
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) August 15, 2020
When play resumes on Day 4, England will aim to wrap up Pakistan early and then aim to bat well take the first innings lead. Earlier, Pakistan wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan scored a valuable half-century on Day 2 too take Pakistan over 200. He was unbeaten on 60 along with No.11 Naseem Shah as Pakistan reached 223 for 9 when bad light forced an early stumps on Day 2