PESHAWAR: England were dismissed for 184 runs after winning the toss on the first day of the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s on Thursday.
Opener Alastair Cook who appeared in a record-equalling 153rd consecutive Test, was the only batsman to make a half-century, with a well-made innings of 70.
Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali took four wickets each. England, who were 165 for five at tea, lost their last five wickets for just 16 runs in 27 balls after the interval.
Mohammad Amir captured the prize wicket of Alastair Cook after the England opener led a fightback. At tea England were 165 for five, having slumped to 43 for three before lunch after home captain Joe Root had won the toss and batted.