Hey there and welcome to TimesofIndia.com live protection of Day 3 of the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Wrap-up, Day 2Predictions for Day 3? Complete Highlights: https://t.co/OZ0snV3gcg#ENGvPAK https://t.co/0IoyOhTQQj— England Cricket (@englandcricket) 1597474860000Mohammad Rizwan scored a gritty, unbeaten half-century to assist Pakistan past 200 against an increasingly disappointed England before bad light at the Rose Bowl brought an early end to the second day of the second Test in Southampton. The groups went off the field prior to tea because of the gloom, with Pakistan on 215-8, and came back for only another 9 balls, during which Stuart Broad took his third wicket of the innings and the travelers transferred to 223-9. The umpires took another meter reading and took the gamers off once again– for excellent this time. Rizwan will return on Saturday on 60, the wicketkeepers second-highest Test score, along with Naseem Shah (1 ). England looked all set on finishing up the Pakistan innings, which resumed on Friday on 126-5, after star batsman Babar Azam (47) edged behind a dazzling ball from Broad that seamed and squared up Babar. That made the score 158-6 and 2 more wickets succumbed to 18 runs, with Yasir Shah (5) flashing at a delivery from Jimmy Anderson and edging to give wicketkeeper Jos Buttler another catch. Shaheen Afridi (0) was gone out by Dom Sibley at the non-strikers end after a mix-up. Englands joint bowling unraveled in the final half-hour before the enforced tea, with the field set by captain Joe Root perhaps too unfavorable under threatening skies and with two lower-order batsmen in the middle. On events, there were 5 or six out near the boundary as Root spread the field. Anderson has the finest bowling figures, with 3-48. Broad had 3-56. The tourists route 1-0 in the three-match series after losing the first match by 3 wickets in Manchester. Another triumph for England will clinch a first test series against Pakistan in 10 years, and a second series of this pandemic-affected summertime having currently beaten the West Indies.


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