With the "Bazball" approach, the English team reigned supreme by 74 runs against Pakistan in Rawalpindi. The visitors certainly played with enough confidence on their first-ever tour to Pakistan after 2005.
In a matter of 101 overs, The Three Lions posted a total of 657 in the first innings. In this process, they became the first-ever team to hit 500 runs in a single day of the red-ball match. In reply, Pakistan were dismissed for a total of 579 which handed a 78-run lead to the visitors.
In the second innings, England managed to declare on 264/7 while scoring runs in around 36 overs. In the second innings, the bowling unit led by Ollie Robinson and James Anderson with four wickets each, paved the way for England to win by 74 runs and get a lead of 1-0 in the series. It was one of the incredible wins for the English team on a flat surface, which provided no assistance to the bowlers.
After the win, England Cricket posted a tweet that seemed to be a dig at Australia who had managed to play a draw during their tour of Pakistan on a similar pitch.
The caption read, “The most runs EVER in a five-day Test. And this lot still took 20 wickets. We don't do draws.”
The Australian batter seemingly took note of the post and
shared a photo of the lion, which read “Let the Dogs bark, the Lion is still