Making hay in batter-friendly conditions, Crawley and Duckett race to fifties

Zak Crawley and Ben Duckett have provided England a blistering start against Pakistan in the first Test of the three-match series at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium after visiting skipper Ben Stokes opted to bat first. The series opener started on Thursday as per its schedule despite the touring party being afflicted by a virus that laid low 14 members. Ben Foakes missed out on England’s XI announced and Ollie Pope replaced him, while Liam Livingstone and Will Jacks made their Test debuts.

Broadcast Schedule

IPL 2024
IPL 2024 Q1 KKR v SRH
21st May
Start time: 3:00 pm BST
England v Pakistan 2024 T20 series
1st T20, ENG v PAK, Headingley
22nd May
Start time: 6:30 pm BST