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Root century overpowers hapless Australia

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Joe Root's unbeaten 178 left Australia needing to make cricket history if they were to prevent England going 2-0 up with three to play in the Ashes. 

England's Joe Root acknowledges the crowd after reaching 150 runs during play on the third day of the second Ashes cricket test match at Lord's cricket ground in north London, on July 20, 2013.

England were 333 for five in their second innings, a colossal lead of 566 runs, at stumps on the third day of the second Test at Lord's on Saturday.

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