2nd Test: England thrash Pakistan by 330 runs, level series 1-1
MANCHESTER: England dismissed Pakistan for 234 on Monday to win the second test by 330 runs with a day to spare and level the four-match series 1-1.
Pakistan's batting again crumbled with the second innings ending after tea as the tourists chased an unlikely record target of 565.
Chris Woakes grabbed 3-41 to stretch his wicket tally to 18 in two test matches while James Anderson and off-spinner Moeen Ali also picked up three wickets each.
Asad Shafiq top-scored with 39 but Pakistan was vulnerable against impeccable seam bowling, spiced up with the return of Anderson, who missed England's 75-run defeat at Lord's in the first test.
Earlier, captain Alastair Cook (76) and Joe Root (71) smashed rapid unbeaten half centuries before England declared its second innings at 173-1.
England 1st innings: 589 for 8 dec (Joe Root 254, Alastair Cook 105; Wahab Riaz 3/106).
Pakistan 1st innings: 198 (Misbah-ul-Haq 52; Chris Woakes 4/67).
England 2nd innings: 173 for 1 dec (Alastair Cook 76*, Joe Root 71*).
Pakistan 2nd innings: 161 for 5 (Mohammad Hafeez 42; James Anderson 3/41, Chris Woakes 3/41, Moeen Ali 3/88).
England win by 330 runs
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