31 Jul 2010

Pakistan on the ropes

8:32 am on 31 July 2010

England's cricketers are in control of the first Test against Pakistan on day two at Trent Bridge.

Fast bowler James Anderson celebrated his 28th birthday by taking a five-wicket bag for 49 as Pakistan slumped to 147 for nine before bad light ended play.

Pakistan trail England's first innings of 354 by 207 runs.