SHARJAH: Pakistan has won the three-match Test series against England by 2-0 after the host defeated the opposition side in the third Test by 127 runs at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
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England was bowled out for 156 runs on the fifth and last day of the third Test match against England.
Earlier in the morning, England resumed its second innings at 46 runs for the loss of two wickets but lost 4 wickets in quick secession. Later, the visiting team could not handle the pressure and was bowled out for only 156 runs.
For England, the Captain Alastair Cook was the highest score with 63 runs while Pakistan’s Yasir Shah again proved to be lethal as he took 4 wickets for 44.
Shoaib Malik took 3 wickets, Zulfiqar Babar took 2 whereas Rahat Ali secured 1 wicket.
Pakistan has become number two in the ICC Test Rankings after the success against England. The green shirts haven’t lost a home Test series in last 8 years.
Earlier the first Test match between Pakistan and England ended in a draw at Abu Dhabi while the second game was won by Pakistan by 178 runs at Dubai.
The test series will be followed by 4 one day internationals (ODIs), beginning from November 11. The second ODI will be played on November 13, third on November 17 and the fourth ODI match will take place on November 20.
The two teams will also play three Twenty20 matches during the current series.
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