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Second Test Match

Pakistan v England 2000-2001

2002: At Faisalabad, November 29, 30, December 1, 2, 3

John Etheridge

2nd Test, Pakistan v England, Statistical Highlights

Dec 11, 2000: It was the 1518th Test in cricket history

Rajneesh Gupta

Razzaq hits maiden 100: England survive scary moments in drawn Test

Dec 4, 2000: Faisalabad, Dec 3: Abdur Razzaq notched up his maiden century as the second cricket Test between England and Pakistan ended in a draw but not before the tourists were given a scare by the home spinners and umpire Mian Mohammad Aslam

Samiul Hasan

Drawn Test whets appetite for final encounter

Dec 3, 2000: For a couple of brief moments, there was a thought that there could be a thrilling finish to the second Test in Faislabad, which eventually fizzled out as a draw

Andy Jalil

Bewildered Hussain tries to put Faislabad torment behind him

Dec 3, 2000: Nasser Hussain admitted he is bewildered by the extraordinary bad luck that has prevented him from recovering his form and which, today, almost lost England the second Test match at Faislabad

Staff and Agencies

Pakistan spinners dominate while the Test ends in a draw

Dec 3, 2000: Resuming at the overnight score of 186 for 2, Pakistan took an adventrous start on the 5th and final day of the Faisalabad Test

Col (Retd) Rafi Nasim

Salim, Razzaq hit half centuries: Test heads for a likely draw

Dec 3, 2000: Faisalabad, Dec 2: Pakistan's two young guns Salim Elahi and Abdur Razzaq cracked half centuries of contrasting styles as the second cricket Test against England headed for a likely draw at the Iqbal Stadium

Samiul Hasan

Pakistan recovers from the shock

Dec 3, 2000: After the 1st Test at Gaddafi stadium Lahore where the honors were evenly shared amidst criticism of the bad pitch, the two teams looked happy and well prepared for the second encounter

Col (Retd) Rafi Nasim

The test heading for a draw

Dec 2, 2000: The citizens of Faisalabad showed much more enthusiasm for the Test between England and Pakistan than the people of other towns where the matches were held earlier

Col (Retd) Rafi Nasim

Pakistan batsmen respond well to England challenge

Dec 2, 2000: After three and a half days of fine England performances in the second Test, Pakistan's batsmen responded strongly taking their side to a position of relative safety

Andy Jalil

Faislabad pitch is good for nothing, players claim

Dec 2, 2000: Players from England and Pakistan are resigned to either a draw or contriving a result in the second Test at Faislabad after a 'horrible' Iqbal Stadium pitch denied both batters and bowlers the chance to shine

Staff and Agencies

Thorpe foils Pakistan's bid to snatch lead: Second test evenly poised

Dec 2, 2000: Faisalabad, Dec 1: A painstaking and laborious half century by Graham Thorpe on Friday frustrated the home team's victory bid in the second cricket Test being played here at the Iqbal Stadium

Samiul Hasan

Pakistan finally breaks through England's defence

Dec 1, 2000: Playing a highly defensive game England kept the Pakistan bowlers at bay

Col (Retd) Rafi Nasim

Late English collapse gives Pakistan hope of victory

Dec 1, 2000: A remarkable pattern seems to have been followed in the first three days of play in the second Test

Andy Jalil

Moin optimistic about first innings lead

Dec 1, 2000: Faisalabad, Nov 30: Pakistan captain Moin Khan was confident that his team would be able to take a handy first innings lead over England in the second cricket Test

Pakistan wrest initiative with 2 quick dismissals

Dec 1, 2000: Faisalabad, Nov 30: Pakistan's magician spinner Saqlain Mushtaq picked up two quick wickets to snatch the initiative back from England on the second day of the second cricket Test here on Thursday

Samiul Hasan

A day of fluctuating fortunes

Nov 30, 2000: After demolishing Pakistan for 316 runs through an extremely tight bowling-fielding combination, England took a cautious start but eventually succumbed to Pakistan's spin

Col (Retd) Rafi Nasim

Late wickets give Pakistan control of second Test

Nov 30, 2000: For the second consecutive day the initiative gained by England's excellent effort was lost in the final stages

Andy Jalil

Pakistan: Team-mates honour Wasim with a gold plaque

Nov 30, 2000: Faisalabad, Nov 29: Former captain Wasim Akram was awarded a gold plaque by the Pakistan team for completing a century of Test appearances a stroke before start of the second cricket Test here on Wednesday

Youhana, Moin steer Pakistan to a respectable score

Nov 30, 2000: Faisalabad, Nov 29: An unbroken 92-run sixth wicket partnership between Yousuf Youhana and skipper Moin Khan put Pakistan back on track for a healthy first innings total against England on the first day of the second Test

Samiul Hasan
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