At the end of the second day of the Manchester Test, West Indies scored 137 runs for 6 wickets. Earlier, England were bowled out for 369 in the first innings. Oli Pope, Rory Burns, Jose Butler and Stuart Broad scored half-centuries.
England were bowled out for 369 on the second day of the Test. Oli Pope stood out with 91 runs. Jose Butler scored 67, Stuart Broad 62 and Rory Burns 57.
For West Indies, Kemar Roach took 4 wickets, Shannon Gabriel and Ruston Chase took two wickets each.
In reply, West Indies scored 137 for six at the end of the second day. Captain Jason Holder (24) and wicketkeeper-batsman Doherty (10) are at the crease.
Stuart Broad and James Anderson took two wickets each.
The three-Test series is one-on-one.
Rain on the second day of the Pakistan cricket team’s practice match in Darby
Karachi (Staff Reporter) The second day of the practice match of the Pakistani cricket team in Darby on Saturday due to rain seven overs game was possible. PCB Whites scored 108 runs for the loss of three wickets. Fawad Alam (21) and Sarfraz Ahmed (13) are on the crease. Earlier, on the first day of the match, the batting line of Pakistan Test team had failed miserably. Green XI piled up just 113 runs, Babar Azam 32, Mohammad Rizwan 18 and Shadab Khan 11 runs in the four-day inter-squad practice match. Abid Ali, Shaun Masood, Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq could not reach the double figure. Fast bowler Sohail Khan has become a strong candidate for a place in the team by taking five wickets in the second consecutive practice match. Sohail Khan took five wickets for 37 runs, Faheem Ashraf took two wickets for just 16 runs, Imran Khan Sr. and Kashif Bhatti took one wicket each.
In reply, the White team lost Fakhr Zaman (22) for a total score of 41 wickets. He was LBWed by Naseem Shah. Imam-ul-Haq scored 19 runs and Naseem Shah’s ball hit his left hand.
Ireland object to playing against England in a closed stadium.
According to the report of ARY News, the Irish cricket team raised an objection to play against England in a closed stadium. Due to Corona, the matches are being played in a closed stadium without spectators.
The coach of the Irish team says that due to the empty seats, the fielders are having difficulty in catching the white ball. The seats in the Ages Bowl are white, it will be difficult to catch the white ball.
The England Cricket Board has not yet commented.
It is to be noted that due to Karuna, sports activities are gradually being revived and other competitions including cricket are being played in the closed stadium without spectators.
Fielders also have to keep caps, sweaters and other equipment on the boundary and have to go outside the boundary themselves to pick up the ball.
The series between England and the West Indies is attributed to Richards-Botham.
The England and West Indies cricket boards have agreed that the next series between the two countries will be called the Richards, Botham series. The series is named after great cricketers Vivian Richards and Ian Botham, according to a statement from both boards.
Cricket West Indies still hope South Africa will make a short tour in early September before the start of the IPL.
Trinidad (Sports Desk) – The West Indies were to host the Proteas in two Tests and five T20 matches in July and August, but all planning fell victim to the corona virus.