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Day 3

549dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

Anderson and Finn rout Bangladesh

Steven Finn bounced through Bangladesh to complete his second five-wicket of the series, after James Anderson had broken their resistance in an unplayable spell of new-ball swing bowling

549dAndrew Miller

Tamim goes global, the rest go missing

Bangladesh battled hard for long periods of their two-Test series against England, but were prone to dramatic collapses with both bat and ball. Cricinfo picks through the rubble to assess the 13 performers

549dAndrew McGlashan

Rust removed ahead of sterner Tests

England encountered more problems than they'd anticipated against Bangladesh, but the scoreline was emphatic in the end. Cricinfo assesses the team's individual performances

Day 2

549dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

Swann's five eclipse Tamim heroics

England finished an incredible second day at Old Trafford in a commanding position, and could yet enforce the follow-on on Saturday morning after bundling Bangladesh out for 216, a deficit of 203

549dAndrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

Tamim's primetime repeat

Tamim Iqbal produced his own highlights reel on the second day at Old Trafford

549dAndrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

Shahzad swings the balance

Ajmal Shahzad's reverse-swing antics have justified his inclusion ahead of Ryan Sidebottom

Day 1

549dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

Bell battles to keep England on top

Bangladesh's bowlers followed the example of their batsman at Lord's last week, and rose to the occasion on the first day at Old Trafford with a disciplined and diligent performance, backed up by superb fielding


549dAndrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

England ponder youth over experience

It's a contest between Ajmal Shahzad, the uncapped Yorkshire paceman, or Ryan Sidebottom to replace the injured Tim Bresnan, and the final decision will provide an insight into the selectors' long-term planning

549dAndrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

Bangladesh ponder twin spin option

Jamie Siddons, the Bangladesh coach, is hoping the Old Trafford pitch offers assistance to his spinners, as his team aims to build on their efforts in the first Test and give England another tough five-day contest

178dThe Preview by Andrew Miller

Rust-free England target improvement

It was comfortable in the end, but for the first four days of the Lord's Test, England were made to graft for their rewards against a Bangladesh team that exceeded expectations

Bangladesh 3rd innings Partnerships

1st2Tamim IqbalImrul Kayes
2nd12Junaid SiddiqueImrul Kayes
3rd4Mohammad AshrafulJunaid Siddique
4th3Mohammad AshrafulJahurul Islam
5th16Mohammad AshrafulShakib Al Hasan
6th2Mushfiqur RahimShakib Al Hasan
7th37MahmudullahMushfiqur Rahim
8th21Abdur RazzakMahmudullah
9th22Abdur RazzakShafiul Islam
10th4Abdur RazzakShahadat Hossain