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England set Pakistan daunting 565-run target

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MANCHESTER: England on Monday set Pakistan a daunting target of 565 runs after home skipper Alastair Cook declared the second innings at 173 for 1 on day four of the second Test at Old Trafford in Manchester. Cook was 76 not out and vice-captain Joe Root 71 not out. It was the second time this match that England had gorged themselves on Pakistan’s attack, with opener Cook making 105 and Root a Test-best 254 in England’s first-innings 589 for eight declared. The second innings saw England’s two most experienced batsmenRead More