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Joe Root’s 200 puts England in charge

Joe Root celebrates after scoring 200 not out, his highest Test score.  Picture: Reuters

Joe Root celebrates after scoring 200 not out, his highest Test score. Picture: Reuters

  • by DAVID CLOUGH
 

JOE Root’s maiden Test double-century underpinned England’s highest total against Sri Lanka, but the hosts soon discovered there is unlikely to be any fast track to victory at Lord’s.

 

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