Pakistan vs Northamptonshire – April 29, 2019

The home team Northamptonshire won the toss and elected to bat first. They scored 273 runs with the loss of six wickets. Each of Pakistani bowler took one wicket. The opener of the team RE Levi has gone with duck bowl by Mohammad Amir. BJ Curran contributed 23 runs. JJ Cobb (c) played very good and scored 146 runs off 145 deliveries and gone not out. He smashed twelve boundaries and six 6s in his beautiful innings. R Vasconcelos † had not survived for so long and out with just one. CO Thurston contributed 25 runs, SA Zaib 1, IG Holland 9, TB Sole 22 and BA Hutton 27.

Mohammad Amir bowled nine overs and gave 45 runs, Junaid Khan leaked 79 runs in ten overs, he was so costly today. Mohammad Hasnain bowled seven overs with the economy of 4.28. Imad Wasim bowled brilliantly again, he gave 38 runs in nine overs. Yasir Shah gave 61 runs in ten overs and Haris Sohail bowled five overs and gave 18 runs.

Pakistan team
Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c) †, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Yasir Shah, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hasnain.
Northamptonshire team
RE Levi, BJ Curran, JJ Cobb (c), R Vasconcelos †, CO Thurston, SA Zaib, IG Holland, TB Sole, BA Hutton, NL Buck, Azharullah.

Northamptonshire won the toss and elected to bat.

Pakistan’s openers scored 157 runs first wicket partnership. Imam-ul-Haq faced 79 balls and scored 71 runs, he was Fakhar Zaman who scored 101 runs off 81 deliveries. He smashed fifteen boundaries and a maximum in his beautiful innings. After both openers down Babar Azam and the captain of the team, Sarfaraz Ahmed took charge and completed the target. Sarfaraz Ahmed (c) † scored 30 runs and Babar Azam scored 68 runs off 53 balls.

Match Timings: 11.00 start, First Session 11.00-14.30 Interval 14.30-15.15, Second Session 15.15-18.45
Umpires – Mike Burns, Rob White
Venue – County Ground, Northampton
Match number – Pakistan tour of England 2019 – Tour Match