England vs Pakistan: Second test ended draw due to rain

2020-08-18 20:41:10
  • Only 134.3 overs could be played in the rain-affected Southampton Test
  • Pakistan was all out for 236 runs in first innings
  • England declared its first inning after losing 4 wickets for 110 runs

Southampton: The second Test match between England and Pakistan was drawn in rain. The rain showed its impact on all five days of this test and only 134.3 overs game could be played in the entire match. Due the rain, the match was ended draw. On the last day of the match on Monday, the first two sessions of the game on Monday were washed out in the rain. Mohammad Rizwan was declared man of match for his brilliant half century, who played 72 runs inning.The third and final match of the series will be played on this ground from 21 August.

After this, when the game started in the third season, England extended their innings with a score of seven runs for one wicket and after the game of 38.1 overs, both teams agreed to end the match. Jack Crawley scored 53 runs for England, while Dominic Sibley contributed 32 runs. Earlier in this match, Pakistan lost all wickets in its innings and scored 236 runs.

In this series of three matches, the visiting team can no longer win this series. Because, they lost in the first match and are 0-1 behind. If Pakistan wins the third Test, then the series will end on par. But if the match is drawn or England wins, then the series will be his.

Therefore, the hosts will not want to lose the chance to win or draw this match. If England succeeds in doing so, this will be the first time in the last 10 years that host will beat Pakistan. This would be England's second consecutive series win this summer. Recently she defeated the West Indies.

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