- IN THE PINK Joe Root and Alastair Cook centuries power England to strong position against West Indies in day/night Edgbaston Test England took control of the first Test against West Indies in Birmingham thanks to their current and former captain.
- The captain and former captain both scored centuries and broke records on day one of the first Test at Group Newspapers Ltd Joe Root and Alastair Cook both hit centuries as England dominated day one in played host to the first ever day/night Test match in England Pink ball?
- Root was eventually out for 136 having gone past John Edrich’s England record of scoring at least a half-century in 10 successive Test matches, which Root equalled against South Africa at Old Trafford last week.
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- News Group Newspapers Ltd Mark Stoneman was bowled for eight on his Test debut News Group Newspapers Ltd Joe Root eventually fell for 136 after a 248-run partnership with Alastair Cook News Group Newspapers was sold out as fans packed in to watch the first day/night Test in England It was reminiscent of Steve Harmison’s infamous opening ball of the Ashes series in 2006-07 that ended up in the hands of Andrew Flintoff at second slip.