England’s record at Old Trafford is notable. They’ve won nine of the last 11 tests in the ground, drawing on the other two. Additionally, there are question marks regarding how both sides will react following the Ben Stokes insanity, but England ought to be buoyed and their album here is strong.
Joe Root found a bit of form with a dogged display with the piano, even if he did figure out how to push to receive his slew. The England captain has a stunning typical of 104 in Old Trafford and has rating a single century in his seven innings at the ground and three 50s.