It has been the perfect morning for England. They have been far from anxious. The weather has permitted play despite it being dark, then they have come with intent and amassed 50 runs in the first hour. Ben Foakes upped his game from yesterday and Joe Root ran so well between the wickets to keep the scoreboard ticking. Root has not only surpassed the magical three-figure mark but also breached the landmark of 10,000 Test runs in the process. He has taken England close to the finish line in what turned out to be a tough chase after the hosts were reduced to 69/4.
1️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Test runs for Joe Root! 🤩
A brilliant hundred – his 26th in Test cricket! 👏 pic.twitter.com/T8nrAUpfkb
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) June 5, 2022