Cricket

Kohli century leaves England facing big task to win 3rd test

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) India captain Virat Kohli kept up his brilliant summer form by hitting 103 before setting England a world-record target of 521 to win the third test and clinch the series with two matches to spare.

Nine overs into its run chase, England reached 23-0 at stumps and still needed 498 runs to complete what would be a highly improbable victory at Trent Bridge.

The highest successful run chase in test history is 418, by West Indies against Australia in 2003.

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