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Chris Woakes and Dom Bess celebrate England's three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test on Saturday. It was a dramatic fourth day where the fortunes changed early on with Pakistan bowlers striking early. However, it was a 139-run stand between Woakes and Jos Buttler which set the platform for hosts' victory. AP

Chris Woakes and Dom Bess celebrate England’s three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test on Saturday. It was a dramatic fourth day where the fortunes changed early on with Pakistan bowlers striking early. However, it was a 139-run stand between Woakes and Jos Buttler which set the platform for hosts’ victory. AP

 

Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat. Shan Masood registered his Test highest score of 156 as the visitors posted 326 in the first innings. AP

Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat. Shan Masood registered his Test highest score of 156 as the visitors posted 326 in the first innings. AP

 

Jofra Archer picked three wickets in the first innings, along with Stuart Broaed with the same number of wickets. England pacers were very instrumental throughout the Test. AP

Jofra Archer picked three wickets in the first innings, along with Stuart Broad with the same number of wickets. England pacers were very instrumental throughout the Test. AP

 

Pakistan retained a lead of 107 runs, thanks to Yasir Shah's four wicket haul. Replying to visitors' 326, the hosts were bowled out for 219 in their first innings. AP

Pakistan retained a lead of 107 runs, thanks to Yasir Shah’s four wicket haul. Replying to visitors’ 326, the hosts were bowled out for 219 in their first innings. AP

Ollie Pope's 62 was the only respite for England in the first innings as most of the batsmen collapsed even before settling in. AP

Ollie Pope’s 62 was the only respite for England in the first innings as most of the batsmen collapsed even before settling in. AP

Stuart Broad shone with the ball once again in the second innings, registering figures of 3-37, as Pakistan were bundled out for 169. This meant England needed 277 runs to win the contest. AP

Stuart Broad shone with the ball once again in the second innings, registering figures of 3-37, as Pakistan were bundled out for 169. This meant England needed 277 runs to win the contest. AP

Jos Buttler scored a valiant knock of 75 in the second innings. Coming into bat with England at 106-4 following Stokes' dismissal, his knock along with Woakes eventually turned out to be worthwhile for the hosts. AP

Jos Buttler scored a valiant knock of 75 in the second innings. Coming into bat with England at 106-4 following Stokes’ dismissal, his knock along with Woakes eventually turned out to be worthwhile for the hosts. AP

Woakes remained unbeaten on 84 with Bess on the other side as England took a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series. AP

Woakes remained unbeaten on 84 with Bess on the other side as England took a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series. AP

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