Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took four for 69 for a match haul of 10 for 141 in his first Test outside of Asia and the United Arab Emirates as Pakistan beat England by 75 runs in the first Test at Lord’s on Sunday.Mohammad Amir completed his return to Test cricket by taking the final wicket of the match. Left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir ended the match when he bowled last man Jake Ball.England were bowled out for 207 in the last session of the day chasing 283 runs to win.
England speedster Chris Woakes bowled his best Test Match figure of 11 for 102. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq had earlier become the oldest Test century-maker for 82 years when the 42-year-old, in his first Test at Lord’s, made 114 in his side’s first innings 339. With this memorable victory, Pakistan go 1-0 up in the four-match series ahead of the second Test at Old Trafford starting on Friday. Yasir Shah was adjudged Man of The Match for his outstanding bowling figure of 10 for 141.
Brief scores :
Pakistan 1st Inns 339 (Misbah-ul-Haq 114, Asad Shafiq 73; C Woakes 6/70, S Broad 3/71)
England 1st Inns 272 (A Cook 81; Yasir Shah 6/72)
Pakistan 2nd Inns 215 (C Woakes 5/32)
England 2nd Inns 207 (Yasir Shah 4/69, Rahat Ali 3/47)