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England took control of the second under-19 Test against Pakistan in Sheikhupura yesterday. David Nash hit an unbeaten 108 and then the strike bowlers Alex Tudor (3 for 19) and Ben Hollioake (2 for 42) savaged Pakistan's batting. By the close of play on the second of four days Pakistan were 95 for 6 in reply to England's total of 361.

Yorkshire have pulled out of a proposed floodlit Sunday League game at The Oval because of fears that their supporters would not have able to get to the game.

The Tasmanian opener Jamie Cox hit a career-best unbeaten 191 yesterday to give his side a 93-run lead over Pakistan on the second day of their four-day match at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Tasmania were 392 for 6 at stumps after resuming on 73 for 1.

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