James Anderson Jerks 5 Wickets In The Innings

James Anderson jerks 5 wickets for 29th time in the test cricket, Pakistan could not save follow-on: Eng vs Pak. Pakistan’s team, hoping to save the series against England, failed to save the follow-on in the last match being played in Southampton. In response to England’s first innings total of 583, the former Pakistan team collapsed on 273 runs. The hosts took a big lead of 310 runs on the basis of the first innings and now on the fourth day, they will decide to give Pakistan a follow-on.

England’s experienced fast bowler James Anderson once again bowled brilliantly to take 5 wickets in the innings. Anderson took 5 wickets for 56 runs in 23 overs. In Test career, Anderson did it in 29th innings. After this performance, he now has a total of 598 wickets in the Test and he is two wickets away from joining the 600 clubs.

Pakistani captain’s century

The only good thing for Pakistan in the first innings was that their captain Azhar Ali scored a century. The entire team was reduced to 273 runs but the captain returned after playing an unbeaten innings of 141 runs. Apart from this, Mohammad Rizwan once again played a useful half-century.

Great batting by Jack and Butler

England declared the innings by scoring a mammoth 583 in the first innings, including a double century by young batsman Jack Crowley and a century by wicketkeeper batsman Jose Butler. While Crowley scored 267 off 393 balls, Butler smashed 152 off 311 balls. Butler and Crowley shared a record 359 runs for the fifth wicket. Both Bangladesh batsman Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahi equaled the World Cup record of 5th wicket partnership.

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