SHARJAH: Yasir Shah makes a breakthrough removing well-settled Sumit Patel, after Pakistan finished a successful first session of the third day of Sharjah Test as they managed to get third English wicket in final minutes of the session.
England lost Taylor, Bairstow and Adil Rashi in the session in the expanse of the expanse of 63 runs.
Last day, Pakistan managed to get only four wickets in whole day, but this session has really gone in their favor.
Visitors resumed their innings with 222-4 on the board but England soon got shocked with back to back wickets of two set batsman James Taylor and Johny Bairstow.
James Taylor was departed by Rahat Ali and Sarfraz collaboration at 76 runs, Bairstow was cleaned up by Zulfiqar Babar at 43 runs.
Hero for England in the last Test match Adil Rashid was only restricted to 6 runs, he was sent back to pavilion by Malik and Azhar Ali took a brilliant catch
England have lead of 51 runs with 3 wickets in hand.
England at Lunch: 285-7.
Yasir Shah in the first over after lunch removed Sumit Patel on 42.
Earlier, courtesy to Anderson’s four-for and Broad tight bowling, England restricted Pakistan on just 234 in the first innings.