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Summary

  1. Woakes takes 4-45, bowling nightwatchman with final ball of the day
  2. Skipper Misbah, 42, scores 10th Test century
  3. Misbah and Shafiq put on 148 for fifth wicket
  4. England batsman Carberry diagnosed with cancerous tumour

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By Stephan Shemilt and Bibhash Dash

All times stated are UK

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But that's all for now. In a Test of returns, we've seen nothing yet of Gary Ballance and Mohammad Amir.

Instead, it was a 42-year-old playing his first Test at Lord's that stole the show.

Misbah, we salute you.

Misbah-ul-Haq
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And if it's one of Geoffrey's moments of the summer, it's worth seeing again, isn't it?

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Misbah-ul-Haq
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Misbah's celebration, it was marvelous wasn't it? It's going to be one of the moments of the summer. Not many that will beat it.

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, speaking to Sky Sports: "We're in a good position at the moment. We really want to score another 100 runs to give us a good chance.

"I'm really disappointed that Asad Shafiq missed out on scoring a hundred at the home of cricket. He has been an outstanding player for us at number six.

"A lot of things have been said about my technique and the outside edge, and the celebration... I promised the guys.

"We had an Army camp and every time we had to get down and do 10 press-ups. Those in my celebration can't count because my arm was bent!"

But the day belonged to Misbah, the 42-year-old who became the oldest Test centurion for 82 years. It's his continuing presence tomorrow that could be the difference between the two sides when it's all said and done.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Woakes is by far the best bowler. He shapes the ball. His introduction was at The Oval. He's got pace. He shapes it out when nobody else has moved it much. 

And, in the end, England were relying on Chris Woakes...

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Finn you feel like he is still running in through glue, chocolate or mud isn't it? He tries really hard, and it's like we're waiting for him to catch fire and do well.  

He's never been great. We don't want to go back to the days where you were in and out, you could count them like fleas. It's now a case where yo're waiting to come in. It will be that Anderson will come and he could play alongside Woakes.

But Steven Finn struggled...

Younus hits Finn for four again

England bowler Jake Ball on Sky Sports: "To get the first ball down and somewhere near was nice and the second ball looked pretty adjacent from where I was.

"Those last two wickets were massive and picked us up bit and given us a bit of buzz if we come tomorrow and get couple early right in game.

"I was pretty relaxed managed to get decent night's kip. It was nice to receive my cap from my uncle and a moment I won't forget in a hurry.

"I really enjoyed my wicket. When he reviewed it, I was nervous because it looked like it was sliding down but to see it clipping leg stump was really nice.

"If we can get them out for 350, we have batsmen who can score runs at a decent rate."

Jake Ball took a wicket on debut...

Back at Lord's, it was a day of near misses for England...

Ballance misses a run out chance

Hampshire and England batsman Michael Carberry has a tumour that is cancerous.

A club statement says that the left-hander has had a brief period feeling unwell and will undergo further tests before "the relevant treatment commences".

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove said: “I would like to send him and his family our very best wishes at this very difficult time. 

"‘Carbs’ has taken on and beaten serious illness before and we will be doing all we can to make sure he does the same again this time.” 

I'll just break off from wrapping up today's play to bring you some concerning news from Hampshire...

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Misbah could play Moeen even if he was aged 52. It's not to say bad of Moeen, he just fancies spinners and he's damn good at it.

Speaking of Misbah, here are his best bits, including four swept boundaries in a single Moeen over and that incredible century celebration.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Today’s all about Misbah. We all look at statistics, and their tail doesn’t look that good. Bet England were thinking, we get a couple we can race through this. But Misbah, I wouldn’t call him an ugly duckling, what he does know is he knows his own game. That’s a tremendous compliment. He knows where he can score.

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Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

It was interesting from the point of view that the scene ebbed and flowed. Pakistan were in trouble and Misbah got them out. But if you ask me from the whole day what do I remember, it’s nothing. It was a bit like chess all day. The pitch was good, the sun shone, the outfield was fast. It looked good for batting. Their batting lineup is quite fragile. If you were a bowler would you fancy their top order? Yes.

That aberration from Rahat Ali gives Chris Woakes a fourth wicket, the Warwickshire man now firmly England's third choice behind Broad and Anderson. A cracking day for him, but one we'll remember most for the performance of Misbah-ul-Haq.

Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

It's given England a bit of momentum. They looked a bit flat when Misbah and Shafiq were batting. But well played Pakistan. They got themselves in trouble early on but came back with those partnerships.

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

Rahat bowled for nought playing the shot of a man on 76 not out.

WICKET

Rahat b Woakes 0 (Pak 282-6)

Last ball of the day! Rahat Ali plays one of the worst shots you will ever see by a nightwatchman to gift a wicket to England. He could say he's done his job - he's protected the batsmen, but it looks ruddy awful. Short and wide from Chris Woakes, Rahat temporarily thinking he's Sachin Tendulkar, a back-foot drive inside-edged on to the stumps. Bonkers.   

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

He took that on the shoulder, Misbah. Broad might be saying to him 'do a press-up now you so and so'!

Pak 282-5

Misbah, safe in the knowledge his name is to be etched on the honours board, can even beam a wide smile through his goatee when Broad hits him on the shoulder. One over remaining in the day. If Rahat Ali does his job properly, Misbah will return in the morning.

Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Chris Woakes
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England will be absolutely delighted with that wicket otherwise it was looking ominous.

Pak 282-5 (Woakes 17-4-45-3)

We do have a nightwatchman, but it's Rahat Ali, promoted all the way from number 11. Looking again at the wicket, Asad Shafiq was caught in 17 minds. By the time he decided to withdraw the bat, it was too late. It was the tiniest deflection off the very bottom of the willow. Still Pakistan's day, just, but one more would make it pretty even.

Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Well played Shafiq. Woakes is becoming England's go-to guy. It looked very simple for the Pakistan batsmen. Woakes has come on and got the ball to swing. I think Shafiq actually tried to leave that ball.

WICKET

Shafiq c Bairstow b Woakes 73 (Pak 282-5)

There it is! From nowhere, England have the breakthrough, that man Chris Woakes striking again. We talked about the ball not swinging, but Woakes is immediately getting movement in the air. Asad Shafiq tries to leave, but can't get the bat away quickly enough. Off the toe of the bat, Jonny Bairstow diving forward to take the catch. How England needed that.  

Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

It's almost as if Misbah is having a net. The new ball has done nothing. It swung a bit after lunch, but that's it.

Pak 282-4 (Misbah 110, Shafiq 73)

Misbah still trucking, taking advantage of the slightest hint of width from Ball and guiding for four behind square on the off side. We've barely seen the ball wobble in the air all day. I wonder what James Anderson might have done? Mohammad Amir, by the way, has his whites on. Nightwatchman? 

Henry Blofeld

BBC Test Match Special

The way Misbah dealt with Moeen, you've never seen reverse sweeps played with such authority and control.

Pak 278-4

Evening sunshine at HQ, Stuart Broad padding towards Shafiq in front of a crowd that seems to have had the wind sucked from its sails. Thomas the pigeon remains, while the new ball is moving as much as Uluru. Only 15 minutes or so left, we're going to lose overs today. England's rate has been awful.

Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

I think Misbah's not got many hundreds from batting at number five because he's had to bat with a very brittle Pakistan tail.

Pak 270-4 (partnership 140)

It's been an eye-opening first day of Test cricket for Jake Ball. A first wicket, yes, but also a lesson in toil on a featherbed against a batsman who would rather eat his own face then get out. Nothing doing with this new nut. In other news, I'm told there was a Pokemon just outside our office, whatever that means.

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

If anyone can go and have dinner with Misbah... if you can get the subject away from cricket for five minutes, you've done very well. We try and chat about things like football, but two minutes later it's back to cricket.

Pak 264-4

Two slips in place, but it doesn't matter what you bowl to Misbah at the minute. New ball, old ball, Alan Ball, Cannon and Ball. No swing, the skipper still dead-batting the straight ones and tickling the leggy ones. For England, that over showed a depressing lack of life.   

Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Misbah just never got out of cruise control did he? He did exactly the same against England in the UAE as well.

Pak 267-4

Watch this. Just watch it. Misbah reaches a century then celebrates with press-ups. Brilliant.