- England got a 2-0 series lead over Pakistan with 26-run win at Multan.
- Hosts still need 35 runs to win the game with one wicket in hand.
- Pakistan were bowled out for 275 on day four and are 198-4 at stumps.
Pak vs Eng: England got a 2-0 series lead over Pakistan with a 26-run win at Multan Stadium on Monday.
On the fourth day of the second Test at Multan Cricket Stadium, Pakistan’s middle order fell apart while the hosts still needed 35 runs to win the game with one wicket in hand.
Pakistan is trying to avoid a second loss on Day 4. They are 198/4 and still need 35 runs to win against England.
Faheem Ashraf, a star all-rounder, was caught out by Joe Root in the first 30 minutes, which was bad news for the hosts. Then, pacer Mark Wood outsmarted two Pakistani players in a row to put his team in the lead.
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England had been annoyed by Saud Shakeel and Mohammad Nawaz’s partnership, which kept going even after a second new ball was thrown after 80 overs. At lunch, Pakistan was at 291-7.
Harry Brook scored his second century of the historic tour as England was bowled out for 275 on Day 3 of the second Test. Pakistan was at 198-4 at stumps.
England won the first Test in Rawalpindi by 74 runs, giving them the lead in the series.