Ball out to keep Pakistan under 350

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Debutant Jake Ball is hopeful the late double dismissal Pakistan endured can swing momentum England's way in the first Test at Lord's.

The tourists went from 282-4 to 282-6 at close as Chris Woakes removed Asad Shafiq (73) and Rahat Ali (0) in the final four balls of the day.

While Misbah-ul-Haq (110 not out) is targeting a first-innings score of over 400, Ball - who finished with figures of 1-51 from 19 overs on the opening day of his first Test appearance - thinks England are in a strong position to contain Pakistan.

He told Sky Sports: "Those last two wickets were massive for us, they picked us up and gave us a bit more of a buzz.

"We know if we nip a couple out early [on Friday] then we are well in the game. If we can get them out for 350 we're going to be in a great position.

"It's a pitch that if you get in you can score runs and we've got batters who can score at a good rate."

Ball trapped Azhar Ali (7) in front to claim his first Test wicket, a proud moment for the 25-year-old.

"I'm really happy with the way I bowled," he said.

Reflecting on his debut, he said: "I managed to get a decent night's kip, the lads have been fantastic and then it was nice to receive my England cap from my uncle [Bruce French, England wicketkeeping coach]. It was a nice moment and one I won't forget in a hurry."