‘No Intent To Win’ Frustrated Fans Flood Twitter As England Defeats Pakistan In First Test Match

England Defeats Pakistan by 74 runs

Team Pakistan missed out on a big opportunity to beat England in a home Test match after the local crowd gave them a chance from nowhere in Rawalpindi. England defeated Pakistan by 74 runs in a thrilling first Test of the three-match series at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. Fans are not happy with the Green Shirts’ performance. They claim that the team intended to draw the match instead of winning and are fuming over the batting lineup.

Match Summary

The English Skipper Ben Stokes won the toss and opted to bat first. England scored 657 runs in their first innings that included a world record of 500 or more runs on the first day of a Test match. In reply, Pakistan put a good total of 579 in response. In their second innings, England surprisingly declared at 264 for 7, setting a 343-run target for Pakistan before the chasing side was bowled out for 268.

Twitter Reactions

Ben Stokes’s Brave Captaincy

It was a historic moment for England on the back of some exceptional bowling and decision-making by Ben Stokes on the final day as fans erupted in joy. “Test cricket is the best cricket,” was the general sentiment on social media with even the fans from Pakistan heaping praises on Stokes for his brave captaincy. The snapshot of the entire team of England closing in on the Pakistan batters went viral moments after the epic Rawalpindi Test.

England Defeats Pakistan by 74 runs

Disappointed Cricket Fans

Cricket enthusiasts were hoping for an easy win, but this is what they were met with.

England lead their first Test series in Pakistan in 17 years 1-0 with Multan and Karachi scheduled to host the remaining two games.

Do you think team Pakistan strategized the match to the best of its capabilities?

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