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Pak wait clean sweep against England

DUBAI: England, chasing 324 to triumph, have lost 6 wickets against Pakistan in the 3rd and last test being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday. 


England is currently 159 for 6wickets.

Pakistan put the target on the back of a career-best 157 runs by Azhar Ali and a glowing 127 runs by Younis Khan, both sharing an helpful 216-run stand for the 3rd wicket.

It will require an strange attempt from the England batsmen who lost the first Test here by 10 wickets and the 2nd by 72 runs in Abu Dhabi after their batting flopped against Pakistani spinners Saeed Ajmal and Abdul Rehman.
Both Pakistan spinners will test the England batting again after Monty Panesar claimed 5-124 to lastly bowl out rivals for 365 in their 2nd innings on a pitch that saw 16 wickets fall on the 1st day.

Pakistan were bowled out for 99 in their 1st innings and may become the 1st team to triumph a Test after being bowled out for under 100 since England, out for 76 in the 1st innings, beat South Africa by 53 runs at Leeds in 1907.

If England succeeds they will have pursue their 2nd top target following the 332 they repaired against Australia way back in 1929. That will also assist them shun the shame of the 1st ever clean sweep against Pakistan.