Thursday, March 30, 2023

Pakistan vs England: Livingstone dominated out of Take a look at collection with knee harm

England all-rounder Liam Livingstone was on Monday dominated out of the rest of the Take a look at collection in opposition to Pakistan after sustaining a proper knee harm throughout the first match in Rawalpindi.

The 29-year-old Livingstone, who made his Take a look at debut right here, jarred his knee whereas fielding on the boundary on day two on Friday. He remained off the sphere for all of Pakistan’s first innings.

He batted in England’s second innings and scored an unbeaten 7 however was in clear discomfort as he hobbled between the wickets. He had scored 9 in England’s first innings.

“England Men’s all-rounder Liam Livingstone has been ruled out of the rest of the Test series against Pakistan with a right knee injury,” England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) mentioned in a press release.

“He will return to the UK on Tuesday and commence rehab with the ECB and Lancashire medical teams respectively.” At this stage, England are but to decide on whether or not to name up a substitute for Livingstone.

On a placid Pindi pitch, England had posted 657 all out with 4 batters scoring centuries and Pakistan responded by scoring 579 with three of their batters reaching three-digit figures.

England declared their second innings at 264 for 7, giving Pakistan a goal of 343 to win the Take a look at.

The second Take a look at begins in Multan on December 9 whereas the third and ultimate Take a look at will probably be performed in Karachi from December 17.

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