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England captain Alastair Cook led his side to an extremely comfortable position against Pakistan by hitting 263.
The opener batted for almost 14 hours in the opening Test to ensure earned a lead on a flat wicket in Abu Dhabi.
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England captain Alastair Cook has called on his side to make history by winning back The Ashes at Trent Bridge.
Cook's men have a 2-1 lead in the series and could regain the urn if they manage to win in Nottingham this week.
"The series is poised at 2-1, there's an opportunity for someone to really make a name for themselves in the history of English cricket," said Cook.
"If someone scores a really big hundred or takes six or seven wickets to help England win the game their name will be etched in history forever.
"That's the opportunity we have as a side."
Alastair Cook reached 20 before being caught behind off the bowling of Nathan Lyon.
The England captain tried to cut the spinner, but only succeeded in edging the ball to Brad Haddin, leaving his side on 42-2/
England captain Alastair Cook believes he's found form at the right time ahead of The Ashes.
The Essex opener, who recently became all-time leading Test run scorer, reaching 9000 career runs, says he needs to take this form forward in this vital series.
The last three or four months, from the start of that West Indies tour, I feel my game's come back to me a little bit.
I haven't been searching for it as much, and a lot of that is down to the work in February and March with Gary (Palmer) and Goochie (Graham Gooch) as well.
I feel in a good place mentally as well with my game. But it's all well and good saying that here - it's about delivering
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