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Eng v Pak 3rd Test: Crawley Cracks Fifty As England Reach 91/2 (Lunch)

By Shubham Shah
Aug 21, 2020 • 18:20 PM

AUG 21,NEW DELHI: Zak Crawley scored a second consecutive half century as England reached 91/2 at lunch on Day 1 of the third and final Test here on Friday.

Top-order batsman Crawley, 22, was batting on 53 from 80 balls with skipper Joe Root for company on 10.

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Electing to bat, the hosts lost opener Rory Burns (6) early as the southpaw nicked a Shaheen Shah Afridi delivery to Shan Masood at third slip.

Dom Sibley (22) and Crawley looked good for their 61-run first wicket partnership before leg-spinner Yasir Shah trapped the former in front.

Root and Crawley then looked steady as Pakistan bowlers tried to make further inroads.

Brief Scores: England 91/2 (Zak Crawley 53 batting; Shaheen Shah Afridi 1/24) vs Pakistan

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