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England v Pakistan, 2nd Test Betting Preview

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Pakistan drew first blood in their four match test series in England and the hosts are under pressure as we head into the second test which gets underway at Old Trafford Manchester on Friday.   England were trading at odds on to win the first test at Lords but they were 67 runs behind after the first innings and couldn’t force their way back in as Pakistan recorded a 75 run victory. Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first with skipper Misbah top scoring with 114 of their first innings total of 339. Woakes picked up six wickets for England who then faltered against the spin of Yasir Shar who also notched six wickets as the hosts were bowled out for 272 with Cook top scoring with 81.   In the second innings Woakes was at it again with five more wickets as Pakistan were all out for 215, setting England 283 for victory. England were quickly in trouble at 47/3 and despite some resistance in the middle order they were all out for 207 and Shar picked up four more wickets and the Man of the Match award.   On the team news front England have plenty […]

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