England Made Test History, Became First Team To Complete A 3-0 Sweep In Pakistan

England beat Pakistan with eight goals in the third and final Test in Karachi on Tuesday to overtake the series 3-0 and give the Pakistanis their first clean-out. home. Continuing on February 112, England hit a modest goal of 167 runs in just 38 minutes, with Ben Duckett and Ben Stokes finished the match unbeaten at 82 and 35 respectively. He won the first Test in Rawalpindi with 74 runs and the second in Multan with 26 runs. This was Britain’s first test tour of Pakistan since 2005, Britain has refused to tour the South Asian country in the years since because of security concerns.

Duckett crossed his 12th line against the fast pitcher Mohamad Wasim to seal victory on Wednesday, with England finishing 170-2.

Agha Salman dropped Stokes from the spinner Abrar Ahmed with the English captain on the 22nd and only needed 19 to win.

With nine wins in their last 10, England have proven their newly applied liberal approach to Test cricket dubbed “Bazball”, after the coach’s nickname. . Brendon McCullum.

McCullum and Stokes were in charge of a team that was in decline in May, which had won just one of their previous 17 Tests, including a humiliating 4-0 loss at the Ashes in Australia.

England have been playing strong cricket from the start of their tour in Pakistan, beating 506-4 to set the record for most team runs on the opening day of the Test.

Four people hit — Zak CrawleyPope Ollie, Harry Brook and Duckett – scored hundreds of goals that day, another record.

Stokes was also bold with his captaincy, aiming for tantalizing 343 runs for Pakistan in Rawalpindi and then setting up unusual fields for points.

Pakistan’s problems were further complicated by injuries to their fast pitchers, with Shaheen Shah Afridi being ruled out before the series due to a knee injury.

Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah missed the last two Tests with fitness problems.

But Pakistan suffered major setbacks in batting, losing the last six goals with a score of 108 in the first inning in Karachi and seven goals with a score of 52 in the second.

Tuesday’s loss means it is also the first time Pakistan has lost four Home Tests in a sprint, after being beaten by Australia in Lahore in March.

(Except for the title, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from an aggregated feed.)

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