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ABU DHABI (Web Desk) – Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik on Wednesday scored first double century of Test career on the second day of ongoing first game against England in Abu Dhabi cricket stadium.


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Asad Shafiq also hit another ton off 198 balls, the 8th one-hundred of his Test career.

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Both cricketers resumed the game on day-2 from an overall score of 286/4 and lifted the Pakistan team to 450 runs just after the lunch break. They completed landmark partnership of 200 runs also.

Malik completed his 200 score with 22 fours and 2 sixes while Shafiq shot 10 fours to cross 100 runs mark.

Pakistan and England are scheduled to play two more Test matches in Dubai (October 22-26) and Sharjah (November 1-5).