England make early breakthrough after Pakistan hold them to 328 all out

• England 328; Pakistan 3-1
• Moeen Ali makes 108 as England bounce back from 110 for five

Until the late middle order hauled them out of it during the afternoon, England had dug themselves into the sort of hole that would have had the Harleyford Road shut for a month. It was as if the clock had been wound back a week and we were back at Edgbaston. There it was Gary Ballance and Moeen Ali who rescued them from potential oblivion. This time round it was Jonny Bairstow, Moeen once more, and Chris Woakes who took their team to the sort of total that might once again prove challenging.

The loss of three wickets for five runs before lunch and that of Ballance straight after had left England lurching at 110 for five. But Bairstow and Moeen took the game to Pakistan, compiling a sixth?wicket stand of 93, only brought to an end after tea when Bairstow was caught behind for 55.

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