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Sporting Life
Stokes set to miss third Testthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect."England also have issues further u
Stokes set to miss third Test
Sporting Life / Posted an hour ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect."England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford.James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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Oxford Mail
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
Oxford Mail / Posted an hour ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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Gazette
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
Gazette / Posted an hour ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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guardian-series
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
guardian-series / Posted an hour ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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Harrow Times
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
Harrow Times / Posted an hour ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted an hour ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted an hour ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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The News and Star
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokesthis season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further
England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
this season, so we are lucky in that aspect." England also have issues further up the order, after more than 500 runs from Alastair Cook and Joe Root masked others' frailties at Old Trafford. James Vince has yet to make a Test 50 in his seven... Read more
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The News and Star
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Jonny be good' is motto for in-form Bairstowthe way we did at Old Trafford was really pleasing," he added. "Joe Root playe
'Jonny be good' is motto for in-form Bairstow
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
the way we did at Old Trafford was really pleasing," he added. "Joe Root played outstandingly well to make 254 and he and Alastair Cook (105) set their stall out to bat a long period of time," said Bairstow of England's huge first innings 589 for... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Jake Ball hopes to emulate Chris Woakes with Englandrumbling in the background. Ball picked up his first cap after Anderson had be
Jake Ball hopes to emulate Chris Woakes with England
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 hours ago
rumbling in the background. Ball picked up his first cap after Anderson had been left out of the squad, despite captain Alastair Cook and coach Trevor Bayliss wanting him to be included, as they – and the player – reportedly believed he had... Read more
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New Kerala
Ashwin dethrones Yasir to regain No.1 Test bowler spot - newkerala.com #96018has moved up from 406 points to a career-best 427 points and created a 43-point
Ashwin dethrones Yasir to regain No.1 Test bowler spot - newkerala.com #96018
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
has moved up from 406 points to a career-best 427 points and created a 43-point gap with Shakib. England's Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places, respectively. Root's 254 and 71 not out... Read more
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dna
Follow-on dilemma: Why Cook was wary of Eden history but aggressive Kohli wasn't?All hell broke loose when England captain Alastair Cook decided against putting
Follow-on dilemma: Why Cook was wary of Eden history but aggressive Kohli wasn't?
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
All hell broke loose when England captain Alastair Cook decided against putting Pakistan to follow-on even after garnering a lead of 391 with two days' play left. On the other hand, a certain Virat Kohli went the aggressive way by asking the West... Read more
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Super Sport
Ashwin regains No 1 spot in test rankingssecond place in the test rankings for batsmen, behind Australian Steve Smith, w
Ashwin regains No 1 spot in test rankings
Super Sport / Posted 6 hours ago
second place in the test rankings for batsmen, behind Australian Steve Smith, who retains top spot. England's test skipper Alastair Cook, also moved back into the top 10 at ninth place on the back of a century and an unbeaten 76 in the second... Read more
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dna
Battle of spinners: Ashwin dethrones Yasir to regain No.1 Test bowler spothas moved up from 406 points to a career-best 427 points and created a 43-point
Battle of spinners: Ashwin dethrones Yasir to regain No.1 Test bowler spot
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
has moved up from 406 points to a career-best 427 points and created a 43-point gap with Shakib. England's Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places, respectively. Root?s 254 and 71 not out... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
Kingston Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ashwin regains spot as world number 1 Test bowlerhas moved up from 406 points to a career-best 427 points and created a 43-point
Ashwin regains spot as world number 1 Test bowler
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
has moved up from 406 points to a career-best 427 points and created a 43-point gap with Shakib. England's Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places, respectively. Root's 254 and 71 not out... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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Gazette
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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guardian-series
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
guardian-series / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Super start in Caribbean takes Ashwin to tophas returned to the rankings at 28th place. In the MRF Tyres ICC player rankin
Super start in Caribbean takes Ashwin to top
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
has returned to the rankings at 28th place. In the MRF Tyres ICC player rankings for Test batsmen, England's Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places, respectively. Root's 254 and 71 not out... Read more
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Harrow Times
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
Harrow Times / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Baylisshe had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winte
Joe Root can be as good as Kumar Sangakkara says Trevor Bayliss
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
he had tried it only twice - once in a hectic run chase in Abu Dhabi last winter and then against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with Alastair Cook down the order because of injury. Bayliss had long been in favour of moving Root back up from number... Read more
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New Kerala
Ashwin regains top spot in bowlers’ rankings after Antigua Test - newkerala.com #95866has returned to the rankings at 28th place. In the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankin
Ashwin regains top spot in bowlers’ rankings after Antigua Test - newkerala.com #95866
New Kerala / Posted 9 hours ago
has returned to the rankings at 28th place. In the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, Englands Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places, respectively. Roots 254 and 71 not out... Read more
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International Business Times
Former cricketers criticise Pakistan over 'spineless' display in second Test loss against England hosts dominated from day one, putting on 589 runs in the first innings, thanks
Former cricketers criticise Pakistan over 'spineless' display in second Test loss against England
International Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
hosts dominated from day one, putting on 589 runs in the first innings, thanks to knocks of 105 by skipper Alastair Cook and a personal best of 254 by Joe Root. In reply, Pakistan could only muster 198 in the first innings while... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin regains top spot in ICC Test bowler rankingshas returned to the rankings at 28th place. In the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankin
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin regains top spot in ICC Test bowler rankings
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
has returned to the rankings at 28th place. In the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, England’s Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places, respectively. Root’s 254 and 71 not out... Read more
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New Kerala
Shane Warne reveals best batsmen he ever bowled to - newkerala.com #95786Kallis as his pick from South Africa. While selecting one best batsman from eac
Shane Warne reveals best batsmen he ever bowled to - newkerala.com #95786
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
Kallis as his pick from South Africa. While selecting one best batsman from each of the nine other Test playing nations, Warne opted for Graham Gooch as England's No.1 ahead of the likes of Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook,cricket.com.au rep... Read more
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asianage
Anderson back in groove as England rout Pakistanin a mammoth first innings 589 for eight declared, was named man-of-the-match.
Anderson back in groove as England rout Pakistan
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
in a mammoth first innings 589 for eight declared, was named man-of-the-match. The first innings also saw England captain Alastair Cook make 105 -- his 29th Test hundred. England's two senior batsmen combined again in a second-innings total of... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ben Stokes’ calf injury has England fearing the worst for third TestAlastair Cook believes his England Test side remain two years from their peak,
Ben Stokes’ calf injury has England fearing the worst for third Test
HITC Sport / Posted 12 hours ago
Alastair Cook believes his England Test side remain two years from their peak, even if the crushing 330-run victory over Pakistan was a benchmark performance. The only sting in the tail from a win that saw Joe Root dominate with the bat, scoring 325... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
James Anderson in the wickets as England rout Pakistanin a mammoth first innings 589 for eight declared, was named man-of-the-match.
James Anderson in the wickets as England rout Pakistan
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
in a mammoth first innings 589 for eight declared, was named man-of-the-match. The first innings also saw England captain Alastair Cook make 105 -- his 29th Test hundred. England's two senior batsmen combined again in a second-innings total of... Read more
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Super Sport
Cook glad to get 'carried along' with Root Alastair Cook said batting with Joe Root encouraged "blockers like me" to go
Cook glad to get 'carried along' with Root
Super Sport / Posted 14 hours ago
Alastair Cook said batting with Joe Root encouraged "blockers like me" to go for their shots after England's senior batsmen dominated Pakistan's attack in a crushing second test victory at Old... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cook glad to get 'carried along' with Root in Test vs PakistanMANCHESTER (UNITED KINGDOM) - Alastair Cook said batting with Joe Root encourag
Cook glad to get 'carried along' with Root in Test vs Pakistan
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 hours ago
MANCHESTER (UNITED KINGDOM) - Alastair Cook said batting with Joe Root encouraged "blockers like me" to go for their shots after England's senior batsmen dominated Pakistan's attack in a crushing second Test victory at Old Trafford. England's... Read more
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express
Alastair Cook not bothered by criticism as England level Pakistan Test series ALASTAIR COOK was happy to take criticism of his captaincy squarely and happi
Alastair Cook not bothered by criticism as England level Pakistan Test series
express / Posted 21 hours ago
ALASTAIR COOK was happy to take criticism of his captaincy squarely and happily on the chin after victory in the second Investec Test at Old Trafford yesterday levelled... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Standout performers continue to carry EnglandJoe Root and Alastair Cook shine as standout performers continue to carry Engla
Standout performers continue to carry England
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 21 hours ago
Joe Root and Alastair Cook shine as standout performers continue to carry England - ESPN Just as nobody wanted to ask Usain Bolt how much quicker he might have gone had he not slowed down before the... Read more
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asianage
England win second Test, level seriesinnings lead, has four sessions to take the remaining five wickets and level th
England win second Test, level series
asianage / Posted 22 hours ago
innings lead, has four sessions to take the remaining five wickets and level the four-match series 1-1. Earlier, captain Alastair Cook and Joe Root smashed unbeaten half centuries as England blazed 75 runs in 40 minutes after resuming on 98/1... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Standout performers continue to carry Englandshowed that he is continuing to develop as a batsman and has the skill and inte
Standout performers continue to carry England
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 22 hours ago
showed that he is continuing to develop as a batsman and has the skill and intelligence to adapt his game to the situation. Alastair Cook, whose decision not to enforce the follow-on was vindicated, continues to produce at the top of the order and... Read more
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SportsFan
England beats Pakistan in second Testin the first Test due to injury. "We were really good, there wasn't too much t
England beats Pakistan in second Test
SportsFan / Posted 22 hours ago
in the first Test due to injury. "We were really good, there wasn't too much that could've gone better," England captain Alastair Cook said. "Really pleased about the character, the manner in which everyone batted, we had a better... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Eng vs Pak 2nd Test: England in sight of huge wininnings lead, has four sessions to take the remaining five wickets and level th
Eng vs Pak 2nd Test: England in sight of huge win
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
innings lead, has four sessions to take the remaining five wickets and level the four-match series 1-1. Earlier, captain Alastair Cook and Joe Root smashed unbeaten half centuries as England blazed 75 runs in 40 minutes after resuming on 98-1... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
England clinches 330-run victory over Pakistan in 2nd Test to level seriesin the first test due to injury. “We were really good, there wasn’t too much t
England clinches 330-run victory over Pakistan in 2nd Test to level series
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
in the first test due to injury. “We were really good, there wasn’t too much that could’ve gone better,” England captain Alastair Cook said. “Really pleased about the character, the manner in which everyone batted, we had a better... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
England level series with resounding winas England levelled the four-match series at 1-1. "It's quite nice to bounce b
England level series with resounding win
Otago Daily Times / Posted 23 hours ago
as England levelled the four-match series at 1-1. "It's quite nice to bounce back and play like that," said captain Alastair Cook. "You have to consign the last test to the bin. "Joe Root's performance, stepping up to number three in the... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
What a difference a game makes for Pakistan against England - ESPN Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat first at O
What a difference a game makes for Pakistan
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 23 hours ago
against England - ESPN Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat first at Old Trafford Getty Images The coin is tossed towards the sky, Misbah-ul-Haq and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Anderson in the wickets as England rout Pakistanin a mammoth first innings 589 for eight declared, was named man-of-the-match.
Anderson in the wickets as England rout Pakistan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
in a mammoth first innings 589 for eight declared, was named man-of-the-match. The first innings also saw England captain Alastair Cook make 105 - his 29th Test hundred. England's two senior batsmen combined again in a second-innings total of 173... Read more
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express
Alastair Cook: Ben Stokes will be a big miss in the third Test against Pakistan ALASTAIR COOK said Ben Stokes will be a big miss after the all-rounder limped
Alastair Cook: Ben Stokes will be a big miss in the third Test against Pakistan
express / Posted yesterday
ALASTAIR COOK said Ben Stokes will be a big miss after the all-rounder limped out of contention for the third Test at Edgbaston with a calf muscle tear. Ben Stokes will... Read more
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Vavel
England vs Pakistan: Hosts square series with huge win at Old Trafford inside four daysEngland wrapped-up a 330-run win over Pakistan in the second Test to level the
England vs Pakistan: Hosts square series with huge win at Old Trafford inside four days
Vavel / Posted yesterday
England wrapped-up a 330-run win over Pakistan in the second Test to level the series at 1-1 with two matches to play Alastair Cook leads off his triumphant England side (image source: AFP via Cricinfo) Alastair Cook's decision to not enforce... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
What a difference a game makesdid not Two sides: England flipped things round at Old Trafford The coin is t
What a difference a game makes
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
did not Two sides: England flipped things round at Old Trafford The coin is tossed towards the sky, Misbah-ul-Haq and Alastair Cook stand and watch as the Old Trafford crowd filters in. Misbah hasn't lost a toss against Cook in a Test match.... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Anderson passes McGrath, Root's 325 runsat home. 540 Runs scored by England's top three batsmen in this Test - the fou
Anderson passes McGrath, Root's 325 runs
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
at home. 540 Runs scored by England's top three batsmen in this Test - the fourth-highest they have made in a Test. While Alastair Cook added 181 to Root's 325 runs, Alex Hales contributed 34. The highest England's top three have made in a match... Read more
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dna
England vs Pakistan: All-round bowling performance helps England level series with imposing winsession as England levelled the four-match series at 1-1."It's quite nice to bo
England vs Pakistan: All-round bowling performance helps England level series with imposing win
dna / Posted yesterday
session as England levelled the four-match series at 1-1."It's quite nice to bounce back and play like that," said captain Alastair Cook. "You have to consign the last test to the bin. "Joe Root's performance, stepping up to number three in the... Read more
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