England rout Pakistan by massive 330 runs to level Test series
MANCHESTER: James Anderson denoted his arrival to universal obligation with three wickets as England beat Pakistan by an enormous 330 races to win the second Test at his Old Trafford home ground on Monday.
Pakistan, set a mammoth 565 for triumph, were knocked down some pins out for 234 in their second innings after tea on the fourth day.
This was England’s fifth-greatest Test win as far as runs and Pakistan’s fourth most noticeably awful thrashing.
Britain’s Joe Root, who made a Test-best 254 in a mammoth first innings 589 for eight proclaimed, was named man-of-the-match.
The main innings additionally saw England commander Alastair Cook make 105 – his 29th Test hundred.
Britain’s two senior batsmen consolidated again in a moment – innings aggregate of 173 for one pronounced.
Left-gave opener Cook made 76 not out and bad habit commander Root 71 not out, with the pair putting on 105 for the second wicket before the captain called an end on Monday morning.
Anderson coming back to Test cricket subsequent to missing Pakistan’s 75-run win in the primary Test at Lord’s with a shoulder harm, then struck twice to evacuate both Shan Masood (one) and Azhar Ali (eight).
Be that as it may, with Pakistan on the ropes, England saw Stokes harm himself while rocking the bowling alley. In the wake of conveying his second bundle of the 22nd over, with Pakistan 68 for two, the Durham pace bowler pulled up with a right calf strain and left the field.
An England representative said the 25-year-old Stokes, playing his first worldwide match subsequent to torment a knee damage in the principal Test against Sri Lanka in May, would experience an output on Tuesday to decide the full degree of the harm.
Later, Ali rejected both Hafeez (42) and Younis Khan (28).
Hafeez gave a straightforward bat/cushion catch to Gary Ballance at short leg.
Pakistan’s 83 for three got to be 102 for four when Younis, attempting to space Ali over the top, was gotten at long-on.
Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq additionally unnecessarily risked his arm in hitting Ali for six. In any case, having made a patient 52 in Pakistan’s small first innings 198, Misbah was unfortunate to tumble to Chris Woakes for 35 when he dragged a full hurl onto his stumps.
Pakistan were 161 for five at tea and three balls later that got to be 163 for six when Sarfraz Ahmed was gotten down the legside by restricting wicket-manager Jonny Bairstow off Woakes.
Asad Shafiq made a careful 39 preceding he was lbw to Anderson, England’s untouched driving Test wicket-taker.
Yasir Shah (10), missing with a thoughtless force, was plumb lbw to Ali.
Root took England to the edge of triumph when the low maintenance off-spinner struck second ball to have Wahab Riaz gotten off a top-edged compass by Cook. Pakistan were then 208 for nine.
Tailender Mohammad Amir postponed the unavoidable with a few fine shots before he holed out off Woakes.
Both Anderson and Woakes took three for 41, with Ali sacking three for 88.