Remember the name, Sam Curran!
England takes on Pakistan in the second Test at Headingley after being crushed by the visitors at Lords by 9 wickets.
But debutant Sam Curran seems to have stolen the show by joining Ryan Sidebottom to become the only left-arm seamer to have debuted for England in the past 20 years.
Day 1 of the second Test saw Pakistan win the toss and opt to bat first. The conditions were dodgy, hence one felt they took a huge gamble keeping in mind they do not want to bat last. But Pakistan folded for a paltry 174 runs. No batsman did anything noteworthy apart from tailender Shadab Khan who fought it out there single-handedly to score 56 runs.
Anderson, Broad and Woakes picked up three wickets apiece.
England went to stumps with the advantage, they were 106 for two at the close play. Captain Joe Root is unbeaten on 29 and he will look to press on for a huge first innings lead, trying to bat Pakistan out of the contest to square the series at 1-1.
Curran also became
England will also host India after this series, hence Virat Kohli’s boys can expect them to start with the advantage.