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Cook hits 243 as England take control – report & highlights

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First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day two
England 514-8 dec: Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113
West Indies 44-1
West Indies trail by 470 runs

Alastair Cook remorselessly churned out 243 as England tightened their grip on West Indies on day two of the day-night Test at Edgbaston.

Cook batted for almost 10 hours, his eventual dismissal prompting England’s declaration at 514-8.

Dawid Malan, looking to secure a place at number five, scored 65, his maiden Test half-century.

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