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Anderson helps England dominate day one

Misbah fights lone battle with 71 but Pakistan is bundled out for 234 as paceman takes 4 for 17

Anderson helps England dominate day one - Cricket News
James Anderson picked up 4 for 17 as England bowled Pakistan out for 234 on the opening day of the final Test.
James Anderson spearheaded England's bid to level the series against Pakistan with four wickets on the first day of the third and final Test in Sharjah on Sunday (November 1). 
Having lost the second Test in Dubai by 168 runs and thus trailing 0-1 in the three-match series, England was indebted to Anderson and Stuart Broad, the two experienced pacemen, as it shot Pakistan out for just 234 once Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat on a relaid strip at the Sharjah Stadium. Anderson finished with 4 for 17 while Broad was excellent on his way to figures of 2 for 13 from 13 overs.
England faced two overs to the close and Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali came through unscathed as the visitor ended a very productive day on four without loss, trailing by 230.
Misbah kept the floundering Pakistan innings together with a 32nd Test half-century, top-scoring with 71 off 160 deliveries with seven fours and two sixes, but found little support otherwise despite several batsmen getting off to starts.

Only Sarfraz Ahmed (39), the wicketkeeper, struck around long enough to add 80 runs for the sixth wicket with the captain, but all the other batsmen, including Younus Khan (31), Shoaib Malik (38) and Mohammad Hafeez (27), threw away handy starts.
Pakistan lost its last five wickets for just 38 runs, three of them to the second new ball taken with the score on 222 for 7. Anderson evicted Misbah caught at slip, before he wrapped up the innings by cleaning up Rahat Ali for four.
Younus, who made a brilliant hundred in Pakistan’s win in Dubai, looked good before being trapped in front by an inswinging full toss from Anderson to become the paceman’s 422nd wicket. Anderson thus moved to eighth on the all-time leading Test wicket-takers, surpassing Shaun Pollock’s tally of 421 wickets.
Pakistan had mixed fortunes in the first session when it lost Azhar Ali, who missed the first two Tests, in the third over as he edged a delivery from Anderson to Jonathan Bairstow, keeping wicket in place of the dropped Jos Buttler. Hafeez then played some pleasing shots, including a sweep off Moeen’s first delivery, but miscued a pull shot off the same bowler and was caught in the deep by Broad for 27.
Broad also put pressure on the Pakistan batting, getting Malik caught behind, while Asad Shafiq was dismissed for just five by Samit Patel, the left-arm who finished with 2 for 85. Moeen also took two wickets with his offspin.
England lost Ben Stokes in the last session when he hurt his shoulder as he fell down on his arm while trying to take a catch at short fine-leg. He walked off the field and was taken to the hospital for X-ray.
Pakistan made two changes from the side which won the second Test in Dubai for a 1-0 lead, bringing in Azhar and Rahat for Shan Masood and the injured Imran Khan.
England was also forced to make two changes, resting Mark Wood (ankle problem) and dropping out of form Butler to include James Taylor and Patel -- both playing their first Test since 2012. 

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