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England vs Pakistan 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights: Anderson breaks PAK’s back after Crawley-Buttler marathon

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ENG vs PAKENG vs PAK Test 3 Day 2 in Southampton

England vs Pakistan (ENG vs PAK) 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights: James Anderson struck thrice in the final session to leave Pakistan gasping at 24/3, trailing England by 559 runs at the end of Day 2 of the 3rd Test.

Zak Crawley (267) and Jos Buttler (152) piled misery on Pakistan, putting on a 359-run stand, the highest ever 5th wicket partnership for England and the fourth highest 5th wicket partnership in Test history. England declared at 583/8, with around 10 overs left before Stumps. Crawley got to his 200 off 331 balls, becoming the youngest English batsman to score a 200 in Tests since David Gower in 1979. Buttler and Crawley also beat England’s all-time record for the highest 5th wicket partnership in Tests, going past Tony Greig and Keith Fletcher’s 254-run stand from 1973. Crawley fell for 267 in the afternoon session to part-time spinner Asad Shafiq. England reached the Tea break at 490/5. Another part-time spinner, Fawad Alam, dismissed Buttler in the third session, before the hosts declared on 583/8.

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