England v Pakistan: second Test, day two – live!

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The covers are on at Headingley, with a bit of mizzle in the air. The weatherman never lies, unless he wants a quiet game of golf.

Morning. This England side haven’t been great at coming from behind, whether in a match or a series, so we shouldn’t underestimate what they achieved yesterday. After one day they are in control of this match, and all things being equal they’ll draw the series at some stage on Monday.

It was a smart, determined and often skilful performance, led by the rejuvenated Stuart Broad. England will resume this morning on 106 for two, a deficit of 68, with Joe Root looking very good on 29 and Dom Bess on 0. The forecast is mixed today but England literally have all the time in the world to cement their winning position.

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Written by Rob Smyth (now) and Tim de Lisle (later)
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/jun/02/england-pakistan-second-test-day-two-live under the title “England v Pakistan: second Test, day two – live!”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.