England won the toss and opted to bat first
Brook, Pope, Crawley and Duckett hit centuries; England506/4
500 runs have been scored on the opening day of a test match for the first time ever.
4 of England's top five batsmen smashed rapid hundreds in a record-breaking day of batting as the visitors racked up 506/4 on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan in Rawalpindi on Thursday.
Openers: Zak Crawley (122) and Ben Duckett (107) combined in a 233-run stand to give England a blazing start.
Pakistan named four debutants – Saud Shakeel, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Ali and Zahid Mehmood – in their playing 11.
Teams: England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (captain), Will Jacks, Liam Livingstone, Ollie Robinson, Jack Leach, James Anderson
Teams: Pakistan: Abdullah Shafique, Imam-Ul-Haq, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (captain), Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Agha Salman, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Ali, Zahid Mahmood.
The scenario of the game will become clearer once Pakistan take the field and proceed with their batting innings.