Dubai: Senior batsmen Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq hit solid half centuries to put Pakistan in the driving seat in the second Test against England in Dubai on Saturday.
Younis Khan celebrates after scoring 9000 runs in Tests on Saturday. Pic/AFP
Younis was unbeaten on 71 — also completing 9,000 Test runs — while Misbah notched an aggressive 87 not out as Pakistan closed the third day on 222-3.
That gives Pakistan an overall lead of 358.
Pakistan 378 & 222-3 (Misbah 87*, Y Khan 71*, M Hafeez 51; M Wood 2-22) lead England 242 (J Root 88, A Cook 65; W Riaz 4-66) by 358 runs