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“We’ll be in a strong position if we can take a couple of early wickets so we’ve just got to plug away, try to break this partnership maybe with the new ball which isn’t far away.

“The pink ball has gone a little bit soft but sometimes a red ball does that. As bowlers you’ve just got toil away and try different things to try and get the breakthrough.

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“The way Andy Umeed applied himself was brilliant for such a young guy and with someone like Jimmy Anderson coming in at you that’s quite a challenge for anyone. But he stuck in there and fully deserved his hundred and Jeets stuck in their alongside him and put on an important partnership.

“There are definitely signs that we are turning things around. It’s certainly not through lack of trying, we are all together and working hard but sometimes things just don’t for you and we have been in a spell like that. It will turn and hopefully tomorrow if we can get a few early breakthroughs.”