Pakistan Beat England by 178 Runs, Lead Series 1-0

Pakistan defeated England by 178 runs to win the second test match at Dubai on Monday,  Pakistan lead the three match series 1-0. The green shirts won the toss and chose to bat first. 

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Pakistan Beat England by 178 Runs, Lead Series 1-0

The green shirts scored 378 runs in their first innings with skipper Misbah-ul-Haq being the top scorer with 102 runs whereas Asad Shafiq made 83 runs for the side. Younis Khan and Shan Masood made 56 and 54 runs respectively. Moeen Ali and Mark Wood grabbed three wickets each. England, in their first innings, managed 242 on the board. Joe Root made 88 runs whereas Alastair Cook scored 65 runs. 

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Wahab Riaz and Yasir Shah took four wickets each whereas Imran Khan dismissed two batsmen. The hosts, leading England by 136 runs, declared after scoring 354 runs with Younis Khan scoring 118 runs whereas Misbah-ul-Haq and Asad Shafiq scoring 87 and 79 respectively. James Anderson and Mark Wood grabbed two wickets each while Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid also dismissed one batsman as well. 

The English side, chasing 491 runs to win, scored 312 runs with Joe Root being the top scorer with 71 runs whereas Adil Rashid scoring 61 for the team. Yasir Shah took four wickets in the innings whereas Zulfiqar Babar took three wickets.