Buttler, Woakes produce battling master-class as England win
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Dhaka, Aug. 10 -- Two unusual suspects, Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes, starred in England's nervous three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test at Old Trafford. England's pursuit of 277 seemed in shambles when Pakistan had them on the mat at 117 for 5, but Buttler and Woakes dragged them back onto the feet with an ice and fire partnership of 139 runs in 33 overs.
After an exhilarating exhibition of counter-attacking batting, Buttler departed for 75 just before closure, reviving slim hopes of a final twist, but Woakes calmly shepherded England home with an unbeaten 84. The last four of those came off a fortuitous edge, but it also signalled a famous comeback win for England, a fightback that began with Woakes's dismissal of Azhar Ali ...
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