England win third Test against Pakistan
August 07 2016 07:55 PM
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England's Moeen Ali celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of Pakistan's Sohail Khan, winning the third Test at Edgbaston on Sunday.

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England beat Pakistan by 141 runs in the third Test at Edgbaston on Sunday to go 2-1 up in the four-match series.
Pakistan were bowled out for 201 after being set a target of 343 for victory when England captain Alastair Cook declared the hosts' second innings on 445 for six early on Sunday's fifth and final day.
A dramatic collapse before tea, where they lost four wickets for one run in 23 balls, effectively ended Pakistan's chances of saving the game.
Pakistan's last-wicket pair of Sohail Khan (36) and Rahat Ali delayed defeat with a stand of 50 in 67 balls.
But Birmingham-born Moeen Ali, who earlier in the day made a quickfire 86 not out, ended the match when the off-spinner caught and bowled Sohail off a hard-hit drive with 13.1 overs remaining.
The fourth Test at The Oval starts on Thursday.

Brief scores
England 1st Innings 297 (G Ballance 70, M Ali 63; Sohail Khan 5-96)
Pakistan 1st Innings 400 (Azhar Ali 139, Sami Aslam 82, Misbah-ul-Haq 56; C Woakes 3-79, S Broad 3-83)
England 2nd Innings 445-6 dec (M Ali 86 no, J Bairstow 83, A Cook 66, J Root 62, A Hales 54)
Pakistan 2nd Innings 201 (Sami Aslam 70)

Result: England won by 141 runs
Series: England lead four-match series 2-1



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