Story PageIndia struggle as ton-up Woakes powers England

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Chris Woakes marked his return to Test cricket with a maiden century, and in the able company of Jonny Bairstow, handed England a massive advantage over a beleaguered India in the second match here today.

Woakes struck a polished ton as England finished day three in a dominant position, reaching 357 for six when bad light stopped play at the Lord’s.

Woakes walked off unbeaten on 120 runs with Sam Curran batting on 22 not out.