England lost Samit Patel for 42 after they resumed following the lunch break on 285-7 at Sharjah stadium.For Pakistan, off-spinner Shoaib Malik returned career-best figures of 4-33 while leg-spinner Yasir Shah finished with 3-99.
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SHARJAH (Web Desk) – Ben Stokes defied a collarbone injury to come into bat at No.11, but he was last man out for a ten-ball duck as England’s first innings was wrapped up for 306 shortly after lunch on the third day in Sharjah. After Yasir Shah had bowled the mainstay of the tail-end resistance, Samit Patel, with a perfect legbreak for 42, the end came quickly thanks to Shoaib Malik’s offbreaks.
England bowled out for 306 against Pakistan in 3rd test
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He tweaked a brace of deliveries past the edge of the left-handers, James Anderson and Stokes, who had withstood a hostile over from Wahab Riaz while adding ten useful runs with the not-out batsman, Stuart Broad.Taylor, who last played a test match three years ago, resisted Pakistan’s spin challenge on a turning wicket to finish unbeaten on 74 and guided England to 222-4 at stumps.
England bowled out for 306 in third Test against Pakistan
Earlier, Pakistan was bowled out for 234 on the first day with James Anderson and Stuart Broad taking six wickets between them for the loss of 30 runs, The Hindu reported.Together with Jonny Bairstow, who was unbeaten on 37, Taylor defied Pakistan’s bowlers, even with the second new ball in the last session, by adding 83 for the unbroken fifth-wicket stand.England captain Alastair Cook missed out on a half century and went for 49 while Ian Bell took almost 3 1/2 hours to grind out 40 before both fell to leg-spinner Yasir Shah, who was 2-79.
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