England crush Pakistan in Second Test at Headingley by an innings and 55 runs with superb all-round performance

ENGLAND have crushed Pakistan in the Second Test at Headingley by an innings and 55 runs in a superb all-round performance.

In a far cry from the Lord's shambles, Joe Root and Co dominated from begin to end to wrap up victory inside three days.

 England stormed to victory within three days against Pakistan at Headingley

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England stormed to victory inside three days towards Pakistan at Headingley

Jos Buttler thumped a devastating eighty not out early on day three, as Dom Bess took his first Test wickets to finish the rout.

Earlier than tea on day three, England bowled out Pakistan for 134 in their second innings and draw the 2-Test collection at 1-1.

Root's aspect accomplished an emphatic victory midway via the third day when Mohammed Abbas was caught in the slip off Stuart Broad, his third wicket of the innings.

Earlier England took their first innings complete to 363 all out, a lead of 189 runs – as Bess picked up three big wickets in his second Test.

 Dom Bess took his first Test wickets as England stormed to victory

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Dom Bess took his first Test wickets as England stormed to victory
 Birthday boy Sam Curran was also in the wickets on an eventful day three

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Birthday boy Sam Curran was additionally in the wickets on an eventful day three

Sam Curran – celebrating his twentieth birthday – grabbed the necessary wicket of Shadab Khan, whereas Chris Woakes additionally snared one scalp.

However it was James Anderson who obtained the ball rolling, choosing up two early wickets to all-however determine the fats of the Second Test.

Bess then grabbed three wickets in the afternoon session, earlier than Broad mopped up the tail in Leeds.

The win was an essential one for England who’ve struggled in the longest format of late, however will go into the Test collection with India in August filled with confidence.

 Jos Buttler had earlier whacked a devastating 80 not out in England's innings

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Jos Buttler had earlier whacked a devastating eighty not out in England's innings

Stuart Broad reacts after first day of second check between England and Pakistan

ENGLAND have crushed Pakistan in the Second Test at Headingley by an innings and 55 runs in a superb all-round performance.

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