Younas khan and Azhar ali give strong to Pakistan
|Younas khan & Azhar Ali give pakistan the edge|
Younus Khan strike a insolent 20th Test hundred, first by moreover side in the series, and Azhar Ali capably assisted him to facilitate Pakistan arrive at 222-2 at close of play on the second day of the 3rd and final Test alongside England on Saturday.
Younus khan, Pakistan's mainly knowledgeable batsman, held the innings collectively with teenager Azhar Ali as the couple added for an continuous 3rd wicket position as bowlers originate it hard to go through on an ease out Dubai Stadium pitch.
Younus khan was at rest batting on a flowing 115 runs and Azhar Ali was on 75 runs , as Pakistan broken the 2nd day with a lead of 180 runs.
Pakistan, with an incontrovertible 2-0 lead in the series, lost Taufiq Umar 6 runs and Mohammad Hafeez 21 runs in their 2nd innings after England posted 141 for a first-innings lead of 42 runs .
Equally Younus khan and Azhar Ali batted with resolution as England unsuccessful to make auxiliary inroads after dismissing the openers early. Younus khan has so distant hit 11 boundaries and a six during his 195-ball knock.
Azhar Ali, the further cautious, has so distant hit three boundaries and a six off 246 balls.
Previous Abdul Rehman took 5-40 bowling figures - his 2nd five-wicket haul following a career-best 6-25 bowling figures in Pakistan's 72-run win in the 2nd Test in Abu Dhabi.
Pakistan won the first Test by ten wickets, also in Dubai.
Seamer James Anderson again gave England an early burst through, forcing an edging off Umar which Andrew Strauss detained in front of his knees in the slips.
M.Hafeez, who strike a six off Monty Panesar, was attentive leg-before by the left-armer in his next over, departure Pakistan in difficulty at 28-2.
Skipper Andrew Strauss top-scored with 56 runs for England before he was stumped by wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal off Abdul Rehman. Andrew Strauss strike five boundaries during his difficult 150-ball stay at the crease.
Resuming at 104-6, England lost nightwatchman James Anderson in the first over of the day when he missed a pointed revolving delivery from Abdul Rehman and was bowled.
Two overs later, Abdul Rehman spin associate Saeed Ajmal attentive Stuart Broad four and after Andrew Strauss fall wrapped up the innings when Greame Swann 16 holed out in the profound.
Saeed Ajmal completed with 3-59.