Close of Play

  • Thu, 06 Jul - day 1 - England Lions 1st innings 268/3 (RWT Key 128*, RS Bopara 7*, 90 ov)
  • Fri, 07 Jul - day 2 - England Lions 1st innings 530/9 (CMW Read 120*, SCJ Broad 29*, 162 ov)
  • Sat, 08 Jul - day 3 - England Lions 2nd innings 35/1 (AN Cook 10*, IR Bell 7*, 10 ov)
  • Sun, 09 Jul - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 154/2 (50 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Pakistanis 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st85Imran FarhatSalman Butt
2nd18Mohammad YousufSalman Butt
3rd51Inzamam-ul-HaqMohammad Yousuf
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