London: Misbah-ul-Haq became the oldest centurion in 82 years as Pakistan made 282 for six at stumps on the first day of the opening Test match against England at Lord’s on Thursday.
Electing to bat first, Pakistan were struggling at 77 for three before captain Misbah collaborated with Asad Shafiq (73) for a crucial 148-run stand for the fifth wicket.
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While Mohammad Hafeez (40) and Younis Khan (33) failed to convert their start into a big total, Misbah remained unbeaten on 110.
England fast bowler Chris Woakes was the pick of the England bowlers with four for 45.