England chase more ODI records after being handed same Trent Bridge strip

• Hosts posted two world record totals at the ground
• England looking to make it two wins from two against Pakistan

England will return to the pitch on which they have posted two world record ODI totals when they meet Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday. Eoin Morgan’s side have been handed the exact same strip on which they plundered Pakistan for 444 for three in 2016, before surpassing this with a monstrous 481 for six during last year’s 5-0 whitewash of Australia.

Victory in Thursday’s World Cup opener against South Africa was built on a first-innings total of 311 for eight, which overcame the 10.30am start, the loss of Jonny Bairstow to the second ball of the innings and a slightly sticky surface.

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