President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi arrived at Rawalpindi Stadium to watch the first Test Match of Three match series between Pakistan and England. President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja watch the first day’s play of the opening Test at the Pindi Cricket Stadium.
Amid tight protocol, President Arif Alvi was received by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja. While interacting briefly with the media, President Alvi said it was good to see England in Pakistan.
British High Commissioner Christian Turner also reached Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in a unique style. He reached the stadium on a traditional auto rickshaw to watch the Pakistan-England Test match.
British High Commissioner Christian Turner tweeted a unique video message in Urdu and Pothwari language, in which he encouraged both teams to play with more passion.
The President watch the match alongside PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja in the chairman’s box. On the other hand, England Won the Toss and elected to bat first. While batting first England became the first team to score 500 runs on the opening day of a Test match Thursday, putting Pakistan to the sword in Rawalpindi. Four English batsmen scored centuries as the tourists cantered to 506-4 at the close of play. The previous record for runs on the first day was the 494 Australia accumulated against South Africa in Sydney in 1910.
England surpassed Australia to script an incredible world record during the first Test of the series against Pakistan on Thursday, when they put up 506/4 at the end of the first day of the game.