England vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 1, Lord‘s, live cricket score: Cook-Root eye…

Hasan Ali grabbed two wickets and Mohammad Abbas another, as Pakistan handed hosts England three early blows on Day 1 of the Lord’s Test on Thursday. Veteran opener Alastair Cook has since led a rescue effort with a well-taken fifty. Earlier in the day, England skipper Joe Root won the toss and opted to bat first. However, Pakistan pacers made the most of the conditions and caused serious trouble in the hosts’ batting top-order. Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan come into the match having won their one-off Test against Ireland last week while most of the England cricketers have been preparing themselves for the Test and the busy summer on the county circuit. Follow live cricket score of England vs Pakistan, 1st Test, here.

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