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Fortress Old Trafford proved a happy hunting ground for England once more as they demolished Pakistan by 330 runs to level the four-match series. Wholesale Jordans Free Shipping . We already knew England would come back hard after losing at Lords, so what did we learn in Manchester?Bumbles Brassica Hes a man of the people, is Bumble, but that didnt stop Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton giving David Lloyd a right good ribbing for his attire and, er, holiday home when they stumbled across a rather glowing newspaper article on the lad. Nasser and Atherton give Lord Bumble a good ribbing Ill be honest, Ive never seen Bumble in a three-piece tweed suit either but Im pretty sure he wears the label of a legendary commentator well. The carefully ordered homestead pictured in the newspaper photograph was swiftly undermined by the chaos Bumble brought to the third man seat as he struggled to deal with a rogue cable, holding it aloft for all to see. David Lloyd offers some gardening tips for the summer His knowledge of Brassica is of the highest order, however, as he demonstrated during our Saturday Debate. If you want a few tips for your allotment, Bumbles still your man…How to nullify YasirEngland fought back like cornered Lions - the gulf between the teams quite staggering in terms of runs scored for wickets lost (762-9 plays 432-20). Most tellingly, Alastair Cook and Joe Root neutralised the leading Test bowler in the world - Yasir Shah returning 1-266 after having England in all sorts at HQ to grab 10-for. Shane Warne was in The Zone to look back at Yasir Shahs display True, there wasnt much in the pitch for the leggie on day one but with expectation high he bowled a fraction too quick, enabling Englands batsmen to pick off his flatter trajectory on the back foot. Without a total on the board behind him - this was the first time England have batted first against Yasir in a Test - the spinner lost patience surprisingly quickly and well find out in the two-day friendly against Worcestershire at the end of the week if a fourth morning pep talk from Shane Warne perks him up.Roots a quick learnerPoor shot selection was one of the criticisms levelled against Englands batters after the Lords loss and while James Vince, caught on the drive again, didnt learn from previous mistakes Root did - adapting his game to astonishing effect to become the first Englishman to score a Test double century at Old Trafford since Ken Barrington in 1964. Watch the best bits from Joe Roots double century Top of the improvement list was the way he eliminated risk, even if that meant scoring at a slower rate on day one. The slog-sweep was kept firmly in the locker in favour of playing much straighter - in particular against Yasir - yet England still ticked over at a decent Test match tempo and Roots reward was a first hundred since Johannesburg in January, the frustration of failing to turn three subsequent fifties into three figures eased if not erased. Wardy catches up with Joe after his career-best 254 The ruthlessness of his second innings strokeplay had Pakistan on the run to an almost embarrassing extent and when added to five catches and a bonus wicket, made it a pretty perfect Test.Follow-on follow-upThere was a lot of time left in the game and we didnt have a tee-time on the fifth day at 10 oclock, quipped a cheeky Trevor Bayliss, answering yet another question on why England chose not to enforce the follow-on despite securing a 391-run first-innings cushion. The follow-on - or lack of it - stirred plenty of debate In the final analysis, it mattered not a jot that England batted again - indeed it allowed Cook and Root to fill their boots to the brim. Beefy observed, there are many ways to skin a cat and yet it escaped no-ones attention that Mickey Arthur was a rare voice of support for the decision, which in itself should say something. England assistant coach Paul Farbrace explains the decision Paul Farbrace stated England simply wanted to bat while the wicket was still good but you cant help feel that the impact a high-intensity schedule has on seam bowlers played its part in the decision, particularly given the hardness of the Old Trafford pitch, with injuries the last thing on Englands wish-list…Choked for Stokes…but an injury there was nonetheless, Ben Stokes sustaining a calf strain while bowling on the fourth afternoon. You have to feel for the lad, having just returned from knee surgery, which itself came on top of that shoulder problem sustained over the winter when he dived and did himself a mischief. With Chris Woakes in such prime form with the ball and having to bat all the way down at nine (when not required to be one of the most highly-qualified night-watchman in English Test history), its a setback England can perhaps afford but that doesnt make it any less jarring. Watch the moment Stokes sustained his calf injury The dressing room door must still be vibrating after feeling the force of Stokes dismay. Maybe, though, just maybe should Stokes be ruled out for the next Test this is a chance for England to mix things up a little bit and if Adil Rashid is still to be banished to the sidelines, what price an eagerly-awaited return for that Ashes-winner Mark Wood?Watch day one of the third Test between England and Pakistan live on Sky Sports 2 from 10am on Wednesday, August 3. 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I have more options," Van Gaal said at a Netherlands training session. "It is a process were in and everybody has to wait patiently on my choice and that of the clubs." Tottenham also has been linked with Van Gaall, who is regarded as one of the top coaches in Europe after winning domestic titles in the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, the latter two as coach of Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Wholesale Authentic Air Jordan. . He also won the Champions League in 1995 with Ajax. United is ready to wait until the end of the Premier League season, which finishes on Sunday, before making an announcement on Moyes successor. "There is no deal yet," Van Gaal told respected Dutch football magazine Voetbal International. "There are papers that write I have already signed, there are even assistants named. Its a pity it goes this way. "There are more clubs interested in Louis van Gaal. We will see which choice I make and which choice the clubs make." 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