Hey and welcome to the Stay Weblog for Day Three of the second Take a look at between England and Pakistan at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. Please refresh for brand spanking new updates!
Replace:It is at the moment darkish on the market at The Rose Bowl, with the floodlights switched on.
Solely 86 overs of play have been doable up to now on this Take a look at match, with dangerous gentle and rain limiting the variety of overs bowled on Day 2 to 40.2. Pakistan, who’re 223 for 9, for crossing the 200-run mark because the wicketkeeper-batsman got here up with a gutsy, unbeaten 60 and batted effectively with the tail to maintain his crew afloat. Rizwan wanted an innings of this mould to justify his continued choice forward of Sarfaraz Ahmed, .
For England, it was disappointing not capable of bowl Pakistan out on Day 2, with the fixed interruptions coming as an added frustration. Disappointment and frustration have been definitely the overriding feelings of the day given the maddening stoppages for dangerous gentle, , as he summed up the second day’s motion (or the dearth of it). However each Anderson and Broad described situations as “gloomy” and had sympathy with Michael Gough and Richard Kettleborough, the umpires, who needed to take the choice that would not have happy many individuals.
The climate forecast for the remaining days would not look too good. Let’s have a look at how a lot cricket we get to look at.