WEB DESK: James Anderson gives England the early breakthrough, knocks over Masood and gets to 414 test wickets to draw level with Wasim Akram in the first test match of the series.
Pakistan is playing against England in the first test match. Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat with one down at 5-1. Hafeez and Malik are playing steady against England.
If Pakistan has a spinner Zulfiqar Babar then England has Moeen Ali.The young cricket star who did well against India during the Ashes.
The history of the Abu Dhabi stadium is also writing its own accord, as Pakistan has never lost a match here. Since its inauguration in November 2010, Pakistan has played seven test matches: of those they have won four and drawn three.
Pakistan’s all rounder Younis Khan is all set to make the record for the most runners in Test cricket beating Miandad’s 8832 runs.
Yasir Shah’s injury is a set back for Pakistan as he had experienced a back spasm while training. It was expected that he would recover overnight but Imran Khan is now replacing him.