Moon Of Liberty Cricket – Eng v Pak, WI v Ind



England v Pakistan 2nd Test Match

An imperious batting display from Joe Root and Alastair Cook led England to level their test series with Pakistan at Old Trafford. Cook got a century but it was Root’s brilliant 254 the was the star turn in putting 598 on the board. Chris Woakes then took three wickets as Pakistan were dismissed for just 198 with Misbah Ul-Haq top scoring with 52. Cook and Root then added another 147 between them to take the game away. Woakes and Jimmy Anderson with three wickets each polished off Pakistan for a huge 330 run victory.

West Indies v India 1st Test Match

India thrashed West Indies in the first test in Antigua with a double century from captain Virat Kohli and an all round performance with bat and ball from Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin added 113 to Kohli’s 200 to help India establish a total of 566. Kevin Braithwaite top scored with 74 as West indies could only score 243. India enforced the follow on and Ashwin took 7 second innings wickets to seal the victory for India by an Innings and 92 Runs.

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2nd Test MatchAt Old Trafford, Stretford, Greater Manchester

England v Pakistan

England 1st Inns – 589/8 Dec – (Root 254, Cook 105, Woakes 58, Riaz 3-108)

Pakistan 1st Inns – 198/10 – (Ul-Haq 52, Woakes 4-67)

England 2nd Inns – 173/1 Dec – (Cook 76* Root 71*)

Pakistan 2nd Inns – 234/10 – (Hafeez 42, Woakes 3-41, Anderson 3-41)

England win by 330 Runs

Series Ted 1-1


1st Test MatchAt The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua

West Indies v India 

India 1st Inns – 566/8 Dec – (Kohli 200, Ashwin 113, Dhawan 84, Mishra 53, K Braithwaite 3-65)

West Indies 1st Inns – 243/10 – (K Braithwaite 74, Dowrich 57, Yadav 4-41, Shami 4-66)

West Indies 2nd Inns – 231/10 – (C Braithwaite 51, Samuels 50, Ashwin 7-83

India win by An Innings & 92 Runs Runs

India lead the series 1-0

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Ravichandran Ashwin (India)