England v Pakistan: third Test, day four – live!

Morning everyone. Well, this is tasty. The match, in fact the series, is as level as a remark from Richie Benaud. Either team could end up winning 3-1, or this match could be drawn, to set up a grand finale at the Oval next week.

After Cook and Hales finally clicked last night, the bookmakers think England are well on top (they are 6/4, Pakistan 8/1, the draw favourite at 10/11). They’re clearly not expecting much reverse swing today, or a revival from Yasir Shah, whose good days still far outnumber his bad ones. Or else they’ve spotted some previously undetected solidity in this England middle order.

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