Anderson kept waiting for 600th wicket as Pakistan frustrate England
Anderson, denied an early breakthrough when Jos Buttler dropped a routine chance to reprieve Shan Masood, returned for a third spell late on the fourth day of the third Test to have opener Abid Ali lbw.
But with the natural light fading, the umpires decided conditions were unsafe even under for slow bowling.
Anderson started the day with 598 wickets and then saw Buttler drop a fourth catch in 37 balls off his bowling.
Anderson, switched to Gough's end, had Abid lbw for a painstaking 42, with the batsman's fruitless review leaving Pakistan 88-2.- Select group -
Anderson started the day in sight of the select group after taking 5-56 -- his 29th five-wicket haul in 156 Tests -- during Pakistan's first-innings 273.
England batsman Ollie Pope injured his shoulder chasing a ball to the boundary and was replaced by James Bracey, with the substitute fielder summing up the hosts' morning when his needless shy at the stumps led to four overthrows.
Azhar found an ally in Mohammad Rizwan, with the wicketkeeper making 53 in a sixth-wicket stand of 138.