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England vs Pakistan LIVE cricket score: Second Test day four

England set Pakistan a mammoth 565 to win after adding 75 runs in only nine overs on the morning of the fourth day of the second Test. Follow the action from day four LIVE here with Sportsmail.

sachin tendulkar
"Congrats to @imVkohli led #TeamIndia on a wonderful win. Great performance @ashwinravi99 &wonderful debut for @anilkumble1074. Keep it up!" 04 hrs ago

M S Dhoni, Baby Ziva's Little Snapchat Adventure is Cuteness Overload

Dhoni, 35, recently shared an adorable video of himself and his one-year-old enjoying a special Snapchat filter - one that turns them both into cute puppies with animated ears, snouts, and long tongues.

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Falling asleep at a cricket match will result in you becoming a human Jenga game -

Look, we know the game of cricket can be incredibly long, but that’s no excuse to fall asleep during the game. And if spending money to attend a game during which you’re eventually going to nap...

Harsha Bhogle
"The decline of the West Indies is no longer a story. A generation of cricket followers have never seen them competitive in test cricket"
"'We want to make winning a habit', says @imVkohli after the 1st Test win. READ: #WIvIND" 07 hrs ago

Warwickshire: No problem with confidence in white-ball cricket, says Clarke - BBC Sport

All-rounder Rikki Clarke says there is no problem with confidence in Warwickshire's white-ball cricket.

Wasay Jalil
"Now captain of Pakistan cricket team do "Utahk Bethak" rather push ups. #EngvPak" 08 hrs ago

Pint-Sized TMS: England punish poor Pakistan and build up 489-run lead - BBC Sport

Watch highlights of the rain-affected third day in the second Test at Old Trafford as England close on 98-1, leading Pakistan by 489 runs.

Saj Sadiq
"Misbah last 11 Test innings: 59* 3 51 102 87 71 38 114 0 52 35 612 runs at an average of 55.64 #Cricket #EngvPak"

Afghanistan set to play first full series against West Indies

Afghanistan are set to play their first full series against West Indies, travelling to the Caribbean in June 2017 for five ODIs and three T20Is

Saj Sadiq
"Pakistan fans have been brilliant at Old Trafford. 2 wickets away from defeat but loud shouts of Pakistan Zindabad from the fans #Cricket"
VVS Laxman
"Loved the way @imVkohli talked at the post match presentation esp abt the importance of adapting 2 different formats &taking resp"

Muttiah Muralitharan and Sri Lanka Cricket involved in war of words

SLC and Muttiah Muralitharan have traded caustic verbal blows following an altercation between Murali and the Sri Lanka team manager over Murali's consulting role with the Australia side

Saj Sadiq
"This wicket was nowhere as bad as Pakistan's scores suggest. Some very poor technique & shot selection to blame #Cricket #EngvPak" 03 hrs ago

It was a complete performance, says Kohli - The Hindu

Skipper Virat Kohli termed his team’s win over the West Indies in the first Test a “complete performance” and reserved special praise for Mohammed Shami, who marked his return to the five-day format

".@msdhoni, baby Ziva's little @Snapchat adventure is cuteness overload" 10 hrs ago

County cricket talking points: Durham fight as Trescothick turns back time

Durham fought hard against Lancashire, while Marcus Trescothick and Gareth Batty both shone for their counties

Andy Zaltzman
"This series has proved that Test cricket can be spine-tinglingly gripping at 1.5 runs per over, and mind-numblingly tedious at 6 an over."
Saj Sadiq
"6 consecutive Test innings without a score of 40 or more for YK. Only time that's happened previously for him was May to June 2000 #Cricket"

Ben Stokes limps off with calf injury | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Ben Stokes was forced out of the England attack with a calf injury during the afternoon session at Old Trafford and may well have played his last Test cricket of the summer

Aakash Chopra
"The chances of Kohli hitting a triple hundred on this tour seem more likely than WI managing 300 in an innings..WI Test cricket at its nadir"
Broken Cricket
"Congrats Kohli and Team for registering India's biggest win outside Asia In Test Cricket..."

David Hopps: English cricket must reach out and touch its public

Its image as an establishment game fits uncomfortably with the impulse to spread T20 cricket to a wider audience. Meanwhile, it needs to become relevant to as many people as possible

Harsha Bhogle
"I sometimes wonder if players like Carlos Brathwaite and Jason Holder consider themselves unlucky to be playing Test cricket." 03 hrs ago

Afghanistan to play full series against West Indies in June 2017

The tour will include five One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals

Saj Sadiq
"In 3 Test matches James Anderson has dismissed Shan Masood 6 times #Cricket #EngvPak" 05 hrs ago

England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes goes off injured on fourth day - BBC Sport

England's Ben Stokes will play no further part on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan after leaving the field injured.

Broken Cricket
"" We should be ready enough in international cricket to start dominating Test matches " ~ Virat Kohli" 03 hrs ago

England v Pakistan: James Anderson takes early Shan Masood wicket - BBC Sport

James Anderson takes an early wicket as Shan Masood in the fifth over as Pakistan chase a first-class record 565 to beat England in the second Test at Old Trafford.

Saj Sadiq
"Misbah-ul-Haq runs in last 4 Tests: 189 109 114 87 #Cricket #EngvPak" 03 hrs ago

SLC lodge complaint against Muralitharan with CA |

The former Sri Lankan off spinner was allegedly involved in a verbal battle with Charith Senanayake, the Sri Lankan team manager

"Varun Dhawan and John Abraham will Recreate their Deadly Dishoom Stunt Live in cricket ground Noida #DishoomInDelhi https://…"

Want To Make Winning A Habit: Virat Kohli | VK 18 Fan Club™

After India seal their biggest overseas win, captain Kohli wants his team to dominate in remaining Tests. If one listens to captain Virat Kohli discuss his immediate goals and vision for the young team that he is in charge of, “staying positive” and “dominate” are the words that dominate mos...

Irfan Aslam
"Em the Captain of Paki Cricket team #BiggestLiesEverTold"

Test Championship mace presented in private

In a stark indication of the game's convoluted and context-less international schedule, Australia's captain Steven Smith was handed the mace by the ICC's chief executive David Richardson in a "closed event" in Kandy

Irfan Pathan
"Great start @anilkumble1074 on a winning note 4 u,As well as d whole team!great allround performance by Indian team n nicely led by@imVkohli" 07 hrs ago

Mick Newell: Nottinghamshire can cope with busy workload - BBC Sport

Director of cricket Mick Newell believes Nottinghamshire's players can compete despite their current busy workload.

ABP News
"It's good to have contagious winning habit: Virat Kohli @imVkohli"

Afghanistan to host Ireland in Greater Noida, India, in March 2017

Afghanistan will host Ireland in a series of nine matches across formats in Greater Noida, their adopted home ground in India, in March 2017

"This game was a fine example of bowling partnerships. In 1st innings, fast bowlers did the job & then spinners took over in 2nd: @imVkohli" © 2016