England vs Pakistan 3rd Test Day 2 Stumps: Pakistan in trouble after Anderson’s late triple strike

England vs Pakistan 3rd Test, Day 2 live at Ageas Bowl, Southampton, starts at 3.30pm IST – Live Cricket Score, ENG vs PAK Live Updates, Live on Sony LIV, Ball-by-Ball Commentary updates from 3rd Test, Day 2 between England and Pakistan.

Team Lineups

England Playing XI: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Pakistan Playing XI: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali(c), Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah

England vs Pakistan 3rd Test Day 2 Live updates

12.04pm
Stumps, Day 2

12am
3 for Anderson
Wicket on the last ball of the day

Anderson has been targeting Babar Azam and this time he gets his man. A little wider of off stump, seaming back in and hitting the knee roll. FOW-24/3

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11.42pm
Bowling change from England

Jofra Archer introduced into the attack in the hope of yet another breakthrough before the close of play on Day 2.

11.30pm
Anderson claims his second!

Caught in the slips and it is going downhill for Pakistan. Anderson hit the seam and got it to move away, took the shoulder of the bat as he was pushing forward in defence, good low catch at second slip. Anderson five away from 600 Test wickets. FOW-11/2

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11.22pm
Anderson on the money; Masood departs

Anderson to Masood, again and he’s got him an eighth time It’s the perfect delivery, pitching in line, swinging back into the left-hander and would have gone on to clatter the stumps. FOW-6/1

11.17pm
Masood given out LBW but survives

Stuart Broad appeals for LBW against Masood and the umpire raises his finger promptly. Masood Reviews. Saved by the DRS, which shows he was struck outside off. PAK 5/0 after 2 overs

11.08pm

Pakistan’s openers entering the field, England trooping in too. We’re set to go soon.

11pm
Innings break
Batting Summary

Pakistan will get 13 overs of play today

10.57pm
Broad dismissed for 15

England declare on 583/8

Shaheen Afridi comes back into the attack as the wait for the declaration continues. And he gets a wicket as Broad is bowled as Joe Root gives the official signal from the dressing room for a declare. ENG 583/8 dec

10.43pm
England cross 550

Yasir Shah, having conceded more than 150 runs in this innings, continues from the other end. Bess brings up England’s 550 with a blasted four past point. ENG 551/7 after 150

10.30pm
Fawad Alam strikes, ENG 7 down

Woakes drives on the up and Yasir takes an easy catch in the covers. No declaration, here comes Broad! FOW-547/7

10.16pm
Catch some of the best knocks from Butler’s innings here

10.14pm

After an incredible innings, Buttler tamely returns the ball to Fawad with a nothing shot for an easy catch.

10.10pm
Butler reaches 150

The England wicketkeeper who hasn’t hit a single boundary since morning hits his first to pick up his 150 and his highest ever Test score.

10.02pm
Buttler’s registers highest first class score

Pakistan continue with part-timers. Time for Fawad Alam now. And Buttler and Woakes keep milking the field for runs. Buttler moves to a career-best First class score of 145*. England 523/5 after 143

9.52pm
After 140 overs; England 513/5 (Woakes 22*, Buttler 142*)

9.43pm
England cross 500 

Woakes makes the first statement of the session with a well-timed drive through covers for four against Shaheen. And follows up with two fours to end the over. England cross 500. Will there be a declaration soon?

9.30pm

We are back with the third and final session of the Day. How much will England post?

9.12pm
Tea Break, Day 2

England are currently on the driver’s seat and might tee off after the break, certainly once they pass 500.

9.05pm
Stats Trivia

8.58pm
Watch the Crawley dismissal here!

8.55pm
Pakistan prayers come true!
Zak Crawley departs for 267

Crawley is finally dismissed 392nd ball as he walks past one from Shafiq down the leg-side but what a sensational knock this has been. Pakistan know it, hence the number of fist bumps he receives from their players as he strolls off. FOW-486/5

8.50pm
Crawley inch closer to triple hundred

8.49pm
350 partnership for Crawley-Butler

The duo has looked formidable throughout the day and the Pakistan bowlers are praying for a breakthrough.

8.36pm
Stats Trivia

8.30pm
Milestones keep coming for Crawley!

With a nonchalant flick off Mohammad Abbas, Zak Crawley has brought up his 250. The partnership stands reaches 330 off 525. Pakistan finally beginning to show signs of frustration.

8.16pm
Crawley,Butler take on the charge

England going for quick runs. Buttler is connecting them really well and even Crawley has started playing shots like the reverse sweep. England 438/4 after 122 overs.

8.05pm
300 partnership for Crawley-Butler

Buttler brings up the 300th run of this partnership with a push for two to end the 120th over. ENG 428/4 after 120

8.02pm
Crawley joins elite list
Crawley goes past England legend Rob Key

8pm
Expensive from Yasir Shah- goes for 13 runs

Crawley thrashes Yasir first for four through midwicket and then lofting his first six over wide long-on.

7.49pm
400 comes up for England

The 400 now up for England as Buttler pulls two square. It continues to be a real slog for Pakistan out there right now, desperately still trying to break this seemingly never-ending partnership

7.48pm
England’s highest fifth-wicket stand in Tests

Crawley and Buttler have now added 272 runs for the fifth wicket, meaning this is England’s highest partnership for the particular wicket in Tests, surpassing the 254 added by Keith Fletcher and Tony Grieg against India in Mumbai during the 1972/73 Test series.

7.40pm
200 for Zak Crawley

Crawley clips one through midwicket with expert timing, while the second to actually bring up the landmark is a little more streaky, edged through the slips down to third man.

7.13pm
We are back with the afternoon session

Naseem Shah to continue proceedings. 41 runs added in the first session between the showers, as Crawley-Butler inch closer to register England’s highest fifth-wicket partnership in Tests

6.35pm
Lunch Break, Day 2

6.30pm
Lucky runs for Crawley

Naseem gets Crawley to swing and miss, following up with a few words to the batsman. Crawley gets lucky – a thick edge runs past point for four. Naseem is down on his haunches. ENG 371/4 after 107

6.14pm
Stats Trivia

6.04pm
Butler completes his century

Butler carves Abbas’ delivery through gully to bring up his second Test century.

6.03pm
This can’t be scripted!

Butler given caught out on 99. The England wicketkeeper reviews but late relief for him as it doesn’t look like there was an edge.

6pm
300 comes up for England

5.47pm
England resumes batting

Crawley with a sublime flick through midwicket to pick up his first runs of the morning.

5.42pm
Can Zak Crawley get his first double hundred

5.36pm

We have an update: Play will restart at 5.45pm

5.22pm
Rain interrupts play again

There’s another shower now! Players running off, covers coming on. Frustrating for the players who had to go off only after 10 minutes of play!

5.15pm
Revised play timings

Lunch: 2pm-2.40pm (6.30pm-7.10pm IST)

Afternoon session: 2.40pm-4.40pm (7.10pm-9.10pm IST)

Tea: 4.40pm-5pm (9.10pm-9.30pm IST)

Evening session: 5pm-7pm (9.30pm-11.30pm IST)

80.2 overs to be bowled. Play can carry on to 7.30pm (12am IST)

5.10pm

We are back after a short delay. The lunch has been postponed to 6.30pm IST

4.50pm
Play will restart at 5.10 pm IST

4.40pm

Inspection is currently underway with umpires in the centre right now. The groundstaff is still sweeping water off the covers. Doesn’t look like they’ll start immediately.

4.20pm

Rain has stopped. Groundstaff are cleaning up- inspection at 4.40pm IST

3.55pm
Unfortunate news coming in!

It’s raining quite heavily and the players are waiting on the balcony. The groundstaff are doing busy and we’re going to have a short delay.

3.52pm
Butler moves into 90s

Buttler prods one into the leg side off Afridi to moves into 90s

3.40pm
Pakistan starts strong with two maidens

Afridi begins with a maiden over. But all those six balls are fired wide outside off stump. Abbas partners Shaheen with the ball. And he bowls a maiden to start as well. 2 overs without runs. ENG 332/4 after 92

3.31pm
And we are underway!

Shaheen Shah Afridi to ball from the City End, Jos Buttler on strike.

3.30pm

NHS Spitfire soars above The Ageas Bowl ahead of day two, paying tribute to key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

3.20pm
Weather Update

The good news is that the weather is going to stay clear on Saturday. It is expected to remain cloudy mostly but the good thing is there are almost no chances of rain and there’s a chance of 90 overs being bowled.

3.05pm
Mushtaq feels pitch is very flat

“It was quite tough. The weather played a huge role. The pitch was very flat, and the toss was vital on that pitch. And because the wind was there the whole day, it was very difficult for the bowlers to control their line and length consistently,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Ahmed as saying.

2.30pm
Day 1 highlights

Watch Crawley’s maiden ton, Butler’s half-century and all the action from this exclusive Day 1 highlight.

2pm

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England vs Pakistan 3rd Test Day 2 Live

An excellent undefeated fifth-wicket stand worth 205 runs between Zak Crawley and Jos Buttler has taken England into a commanding position on Day 1 of the third and final Test against Pakistan at Ageas Bowl, Southampton. Their close of play score of 332-4 spells, is a fantastic recovery after wobbling at the fall of the fourth wicket.

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