Batting-friendly first innings puts ENG vs PAK match on special list
December 05, 2022
Sports Tak Staff
England scored 657 runs in the first innings and 264 runs for 7 wickets in the second innings.
And Pakistan scored 579 runs in the first innings and 268 runs in the second innings, meaning they lost the first Test by 74 runs.
Both teams scored a total of 1768 runs in this match, which is a record in itself.
The Rawalpindi game is now the third match with the most runs in Test cricket history.
In the year 1939, a total of 1981 runs were scored in Durban in a Test between South Africa and England.
After this, in 1931, 1815 runs were scored between West Indies and England in Kingston.
The Test between Pakistan and England is now on number three with 1768 runs.
In fourth place is a Test played in 1969, where 1764 runs were scored between Australia and West Indies.
In the year 1921, 1753 runs were scored between Australia and England for the fifth spot.
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