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Southampton Test: Pakistan will start their second innings today

After suffering a follow-on in the Southampton Test, the Pakistan team will start its second innings on the fourth day of the match.

On the third day of the third and final Test of the series in Southampton on Sunday, the entire Pakistan team was bowled out for 273 runs.

When Pakistan started batting in reply to England’s 583 runs in the first innings, the team came under pressure as the wickets fell quickly.

When the game started on the third day, Asad Shafiq was dismissed after scoring five runs while Fawad Alam was caught on the ball after scoring 21 runs.

Wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan supported the team and scored 53 runs and caught Butler on the ball of Vokes. Yasir Shah also could not stay on the wicket for long and was caught by Broad after scoring 20 runs.

Shaheen Shah Afridi also returned to the pavilion with just three runs – then Muhammad Abbas was run out after scoring a run.

Captain Azhar Ali did not leave the team till the end in difficult times – he remained unbeaten and scored 141 runs with the help of 24 fours.  This was the 17th century of his Test career.

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Due to follow-on, Pakistan will start their second innings today while England has a lead of 310 runs in the match.

Earlier, England won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring 583 runs for the loss of eight wickets.

For England, Zack Crowley scored 267 runs with the help of 34 fours and a six – wicketkeeper Muhammad Rizwan stumped him off Asad Shafiq’s ball.

English wicketkeeper Jose Butler scored 152 runs with the help of 13 fours and two sixes, which is his highest score in his international career.