PAK vs ENG: Bazball hits Pakistan, England slam ‘WORLD RECORD’ 506 runs on Day 1 in Rawalpindi – Check Out

PAK vs ENG LIVE: England’s batsmen smashed the Pakistan bowlers with their ‘Bazball’ approach in Test cricket that saw records tumble on…

PAK vs ENG: Bazball hits Pakistan, England slam 'WORLD RECORD' 506 runs on Day 1 in Rawalpindi - Check Out
PAK vs ENG: Bazball hits Pakistan, England slam 'WORLD RECORD' 506 runs on Day 1 in Rawalpindi - Check Out

PAK vs ENG LIVE: England’s batsmen smashed the Pakistan bowlers with their ‘Bazball’ approach in Test cricket that saw records tumble on Day 1 of the first Test match against Pakistan on Thursday, 1st December 2022. The Ben Stokes led team ended the first day by scoring 506 runs, becoming the first team in the history of Test cricket to go past 500 runs on the opening day of a Test match. Follow ENG vs PAK Test series LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN 

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PAK vs ENG LIVE: Bazball hits Pakistan, England slam ‘WORLD RECORD’ 506 runs on Day 1 in Rawalpindi – Check Out

In their first-ever Test match in Pakistan after 17 years, England ended the Day 1 with 506 on the board for the loss of four wickets. This is the highest-ever score registered by any team in the history of Test cricket on the opening day, breaking a 112 year old record. The previous best opening day score was 494/6 (in 99 overs) registered in the year 1910 by Australia against South Africa.

This Test match also saw another record being created as it was the first time in the history of a Test match that four batters hit centuries on the first day. England openers Ben Duckett, Zak Crawley hit tons while later in the day Ollie Pope and Harry Brook too brought up their hundreds, helping England post the record total on Day 1.

PAK vs ENG LIVE: Bazball hits Pakistan, England slam 'WORLD RECORD' 506 runs on Day 1 in Rawalpindi - Check Out

PAK vs ENG LIVE: Bazball hits Pakistan, England slam ‘WORLD RECORD’ 506 runs on Day 1 in Rawalpindi – Check Out

Cricket fraternity soon took to Twitter and reacted to England’s record-breaking feat. Cricket Commentator Harsha Bhogle termed the fat ‘incredible’

England began their new era in Test cricket under coach Brendon McCullum and captain Ben Stokes during the English summer this year and both the captain and the coach have championed England’s aggressive and high-risk reward style in batting that yielded them rewards at home. The approach has since then been coined ‘Bazball.’

This ‘Bazball’ approach has now scaled new heights as the England batters looked unstoppable at Rawalpindi, leaving Babar Azam and his bowlers clueless.

PAK vs ENG LIVE: Bazball hits Pakistan, England slam ‘WORLD RECORD’ 506 runs on Day 1 in Rawalpindi – Check Out

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