Pakistan’s openers acquired among the many runs on a placid pitch Friday as they took the house group to 181 with out loss in reply to England’s mammoth 657 within the first Test in Rawalpindi.
At shut on day two, Imam-ul-Haq (90) and Abdullah Shafique (89) had been approaching a whole bunch when umpires known as stumps with 17 overs remaining.
The house group nonetheless want 277 runs to keep away from the follow-on.
The pitch was once more unresponsive to bowlers because the England assault, led by James Anderson, toiled in the identical method as the house facet.
Shafique was fortunate to outlive a assured caught behind enchantment by Ollie Pope off a rising supply. Though umpire Joel Wilson gave a delicate sign for out, tv official Marais Erasmus over-ruled it.
Haq, who scored a century in every innings on the identical pitch in a Take a look at in opposition to Australia in March, pushed spinner Jack Leach for 2 to finish 1,000 runs in his seventeenth Take a look at.
Shafique, who additionally scored 100 in opposition to Australia within the March Take a look at, cracked two boundaries to achieve his fifth half-century in his eighth Take a look at, highlighting his speedy progress.
Haq adopted go well with quickly after, taking a single off Joe Root for his fifth half-century.
Earlier, resuming at 506-4, England added 151 runs in 125 minutes, with Harry Brook taking his in a single day rating of 101 to 153 — one in all 4 centurions within the innings.
Skipper Ben Stokes (41), debutant Liam Livingstone (9), and Brook had been all dismissed by pacer Naseem Shah, who completed with 3-140.
Leg-spinner Zahid Mahmood conceded 235 for his 4 wickets — essentially the most by a bowler on a Take a look at debut.
Beforehand, Sri Lankan off-spinner Suraj Randiv conceded 222 in opposition to India in Colombo in 2010.
England’s complete is their highest in opposition to Pakistan in all Exams, bettering on their 589-9 at Manchester in 2016.
On Thursday England grew to become the primary group to attain 500 runs on the opening day of a Take a look at match, bettering Australia’s 112-year-old report of 494-6 in opposition to South Africa in Sydney.
Zak Crawley (122), Ollie Pope (108) and Ben Duckett (107) had been the opposite centurions within the innings.
The three-match Take a look at sequence is England’s first in Pakistan for 17 years, having declined to tour within the interim due to safety fears.
England 1st innings: Zak Crawley b Haris Rauf 122 Ben Duckett lbw Zahid Mehmood 107 Ollie Pope lbw Mohammad Ali 108 Joe Root lbw Zahid Mehmood 23 Harry Brook c Saud Shakeel b Naseem Shah 153 Ben Stokes b Naseem Shah 41 Liam Livingstone c Saud Shakeel b Naseem Shah 9 Will Jacks c Naseem Shah b Mohammad Ali 30 Ollie Robinson lbw Zahid Mehmood 37 Jack Leach Not Out 6 James Anderson c Imam ul-Haq b Zahid Mehmood 6
Extras: (2b 10lb 2nb 1w) 15
Complete: (101.0 overs) 657 all out
Fall of Wickets: 1-233 Duckett, 2-235 Crawley, 3-286 Root, 4-462 Pope, 5-515 Stokes, 6-539 Livingstone, 7-576 Brook, 8-641 Jacks, 9-649 Robinson, 10-657 Anderson
Pakistan bowling: Naseem Shah 24 0 140 3 Mohammad Ali 24 1 124 2 Haris Rauf 13 1 78 1 Zahid Mehmood 33 1 235 Agha Salman 5 0 38 0 Saud Shakeel 2 0 30 0
Pakistan 1st innings: Abdullah Shafique Not Out 89 Imam ul-Haq Not Out 90
Extras: (2b) 2
Complete: (51.0 overs) 181-0
England bowling: James Anderson 8 2 16 0 Ollie Robinson 5 0 21 0 Jack Leach 19 4 68 0 Will Jacks 12 2 50 0 Joe Root 4 1 9 0 Ben Stokes 3 0 15 0
Pakistan path England by 476 runs with 10 wickets remaining.