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sport news England break yet more records with their highest score in Asia after amassing ... trends now
sport news England break yet more records with their highest score in Asia after amassing ... trends now

sport news England break yet more records with their highest score in Asia after amassing ... trends now

England break yet more records with their highest score in Asia after amassing a huge tally of 657 runs in day two of their first Test match against Pakistan, as Harry Brook smashes 27 off just one over England broke more records with a total of 657 runs in the second day of the Test They added 151 in 26 overs to their overnight 504 for six in a pulsating session It has become England's highest total against Pakistan, beating 598 for nine Harry Brook claimed a record with 27 off an over from Pakistan’s Zahid Mahmood

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England broke more records in another pulsating session on the second morning of the first Test against Pakistan, before they were eventually bowled out for 657 – their highest total in Asia.

Such was the rate at which they had scored – their innings lasted just 101 overs – that they still had 20 minutes to bowl at Pakistan before lunch. In that time, the hosts moved without alarms to 17 without loss. It could be a grind from here.

But this was all about England going for broke, as they added 151 in 26 overs to their overnight 504 for six.

England broke more records on the second morning of the first Test against Pakistan

Harry Brook broke Ian Botham's record as he smashed 27 runs off just one over in day two

Harry Brook broke Ian Botham's record as he smashed 27 runs off just one over in day two

If their total was well short of the 1,000 that Zak Crawley had joked about on the first evening, it was still their highest against Pakistan, beating 598 for nine at Abu Dhabi seven years ago. They also went past 652 for seven at Chennai in 1984-85 – their previous Everest in Asia.

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