Alastair Cook again showed his ability to grind out runs in Asian conditions with a determined half-century against Pakistan A on the opening day of England’s first tour match, although for his fellow opener, Moeen Ali, the occasion proved an anticlimax.
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So Pakistan’s four-man attack has outstripped England’s five. There is one obvious reason for that: Yasir Shah. The wrist spinner from the north-west frontier has been the key component in Pakistan’s victory in north‑west London. No Pakistan bowler had taken more than eight wickets at Lord’s. Here Yasir took six in the first innings, when he was not supposed to be so effective, and four in the second.
Marc Wilmots has been sacked as Belgium head coach following the national team’s poor showing at Euro 2016.
Trevor Bayliss first floated the idea of Joe Root moving to No3 at the end of the Test series victory over South Africa last winter and now six months on, after Nick Compton’s final series proved one too far and much discussion behind the scenes, the button has finally been pushed.