James Anderson takes 5th wicket as England upheld the follow-on against Pakistan on the third day of the third and last test at the Rose Bowl on Sunday, regardless of a doing combating century by visiting captain Azhar Ali.
Ali (141 not out) and Mohammad Rizwan (53) sewed together a 138-run association for the 6th wicket yet Anderson assisted with guaranteeing the guests were bowled out for 273 in their first innings to keep England immovably in the driver’s seat in Southampton.
Rizwan was excused after tea off a Chris Woakes conveyance with Jos Buttler pulling off a jumping catch to one side. His takeoff uncovered Pakistan’s tail as England savagely squeezed home their preferred position notwithstanding Ali arriving at his seventeenth test century.
Stuart Broad asserted his first wicket of the test when he had Yasir Shah gotten by Joe Root at second slip on 20 and struck again to excuse Shaheen Shah Afridi for three, with Buttler taking another dynamite get behind the stumps.
Mohammad Abbas was close to withdraw in the wake of being abandoned one lining a silly misunderstanding with Ali, who was endeavoring to hold the strike.
Anderson (five for 56), who had guaranteed his fourth wicket of the innings in the initial meeting, finished his 29th five-for in tests when he tempted Naseem Shah (0) to edge to Dom Sibley at third slip to wrap up the Pakistan innings.
Play was halted because of terrible light before Pakistan could bat once more, with the guests following by 310 runs.
Anderson, England’s most elevated test wicket-taker, is presently two wickets from turning into the primary pace bowler to guarantee 600 test excusals.
Just turn bowlers Anil Kumble (619), Shane Warne (708) and Muttiah Muralitharan (800) have more excusals in the game’s longest arrangement.
Zak Crawley (267) changed over his lady century into a twofold ton and shared a record-breaking 359-run association with Buttler (152) as England announced their first innings on 583-8 on Saturday.
Britain, who hold a 1-0 lead, are edging towards their first test arrangement prevail upon Pakistan since 2010.
The hosts dominated the initial game in Manchester by three wickets, and the downpour hit second game finished in a draw.