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England in control at Headingley

Jos Buttler was left unbeaten on 80 as England took a first-innings lead of 189.

England had a firm grip on the second NatWest Test against Pakistan at lunch on the third day at Headingley.

Pakistan started their second innings 189 runs behind after England had been dismissed for 363.

And Pakistan were soon in trouble as James Anderson (two for 23) and Stuart Broad (one for 16) reduced them to 48 for three – still 141 behind.

Jos Buttler top scored for England with an unbeaten 80 against Pakistan at Headingley. (Nigel French/PA)

Anderson beat Azhar Ali (11) all ends up with a full delivery before Haris Sohail (8) drove him to the diving Dom Bess at mid-off.

Broad then removed Asad Shafiq (8) with a TV review confirming that the Pakistan batsman had gloved the ball down the legside to wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow.

England had resumed on 302 for seven and Jos Buttler extended the lead in typical hard-hitting fashion, his unbeaten 80 coming from 101 balls and consisting of 11 fours and two sixes.

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