While some observers suggested a pink ball, as happens in day/night Tests, could be used to aid greater visibility, fast-bowling great Waqar suggested greater flexibilty from the match officials was the best way of maximising playing time.
England vs Pakistan: Joe Root says he 'would love to play in Pakistan' after Wasim Akram's call for a return tour
An attack by armed militants on Sri Lanka's team bus in Lahore in 2009 ended major cricket tours for a decade, with Pakistan playing the majority of their subsequent 'home' matches in the United Arab Emirates.
England, who enjoyed a three-wicket win in the first Test at Old Trafford earlier this month, remain 1-0 up in a three-match series ahead of Friday's finale, also at Southampton.
Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 2nd Test, Day 5 Cricket Match, Full Score: Incessant rain forces draw
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England have not travelled to Pakistan since the 2005-06 due to security concerns following the terrorist attack on the visiting Sri Lankan team in 2009.
England were 7-1 in reply to Pakistan's first innings 236 when the umpires took the players off the Ageas Bowl outfield at 12.00 pm local time (11.00 GMT).
Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 2nd Test, Day 4 Cricket Match at Southampton, Full Cricket Score: Hosts 7/1 at stumps as rain plays havoc again
Follow live updates on Day 4 of the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, with the home team currently leading the three-match series 1-0.
England batsman Zak Crawley sympathised with fans frustrations' but said bad light could cause life-changing injuries.
The officials held three inspections in the afternoon before, with rain now coming down harder onto Hampshire's Ageas Bowl headquarters, they abandoned play for the day at 5.16 pm (1616 GMT) without a ball having been bowled.
Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 2nd Test, Day 3 Cricket Match at Southampton, Full Cricket Score: Rain washes entire day out
Check out the live scorecard of second Test match between England and Pakistan being played at Southampton.
England vs Pakistan: Inzamam-ul-Haq slams visitors' batting performance, says they are 'scared of playing shots'
Inzamam said Pakistan batsmen need to play aggressive cricket if they want to beat England in the second Test here and level the three-match series.
England vs Pakistan: James Anderson asks for more 'leeway' over bad light rules; Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne suggest use of pink ball
Former players have often questioned the ICC regulations related to bad light which has affected Test matches over the years.
England vs Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan shines with hard-fought fifty on Day 3 as bad light forces early stumps
Mohammad Rizwan was left frustrated when having shone for Pakistan with a fine unbeaten fifty in the second Test against England at Southampton on Friday, he was forced to leave the field for bad light.
England vs Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan frustrates hosts with hard-fought fifty on Day 3 at Southampton
Rizwan remained unbeaten on 60 — his second half-century in Test cricket — as Pakistan reached 223/9 at stumps on a day that saw multiple stoppages of play due to rain or bad light.
England vs Pakistan: Sam Curran 'shocked' over James Anderson doubts as veteran pacer hurts visitors
James Anderson had stumps figures of 2-35 in 15 overs when a combination of rain and bad light cut short second Test's first day's play with Pakistan struggling at 126-5.
England vs Pakistan: Fawad Alam disappoints on comeback as hosts seize control on opening day of 2nd Test
Pakistan reached 126/5 at stumps on the opening day of the second Test at Southampton, with Abid Ali top-scoring for the visitors so far with a 111-ball 60.
Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 2nd Test, Day 1 Cricket Match at Southampton, Full Cricket Score: Visitors reach 126/5 at stumps
Follow the full live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary on the opening day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
England vs Pakistan: Assistant coach Waqar Younis hopes visitors can 'cash in' on Ben Stokes' absence
Ben Stokes is heading to New Zealand, where his father is convalescing following a serious illness and will miss both the second Test as well as the series finale.
Since England won the first Test with more than a day to spare, it has been announced that all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the rest of the Pakistan series to travel to New Zealand to be with his ill father.
The PCB said that Hafeez went to a golf course, which is adjacent to the team hotel and part of the bio-secure bubble. He was photographed with a member of the public and posted the picture on his social media account.