|Player:||AJ Strauss, A Flintoff|
|Event:||Pakistan in British Isles 2006|
DateLine: 4th August 2006
England skipper Andrew Strauss told his side they must maintain the standards they’d set for themselves at Old Trafford if they also wanted to win the third Test against Pakistan that began at Headingley on Friday.
England’s crushing innings and 120-run second Test victory, completed inside three days at Old Trafford, left them 1-0 up in the four-match encounter and on the brink of a series victory. “I'm always wary of the match after games like that because it's easy psychologically to take your foot off the gas a little bit and that is something we need to address and make sure doesn't happen to us this week,” said Strauss.
“If you are in form you need to get hundreds and likewise if you are in form with the ball it's a great time to take a ‘five-for’. Winning a Test match without Fred (Flintoff) was important for us just to prove to ourselves and others that there is life without Fred,” Strauss added.
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