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England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

Pakistan's bowlers need more support

Aug 9, 2010: Pakistan know exactly where their frailties lie. Salman Butt must surely be tired of explaining how inept batting and fielding remain Pakistan's weak links

Nagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

Strauss demands improvement despite six in a row

Aug 9, 2010: Not since 1887 has a side made as little as 72 in their first innings and still gone on to win a Test, so it was no real surprise that history was averted at Edgbaston today

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

Strauss and Trott secure nine-wicket victory

Aug 9, 2010: Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott hit unbeaten half centuries to guide England to an emphatic nine-wicket win in the second Test at Edgbaston to give them a 2-0 lead in the series

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston

Broad fined for throw at Haider

Aug 9, 2010: England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined for throwing the ball at Pakistan batsman Zulqarnain Haider on the third day of the Edgbaston Test

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England v Pakistan, second Test, Edgbaston, third day

The Pakistan supporters' bag, and a Gatting costume

Aug 8, 2010: The ground is under construction and the tickets are overpriced, but you won't complain if you get to sit in front of the Pakistan dressing room and also watch a brilliant rearguard effort

Saad Qureshi

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Inspiring Zulqarnain gives Pakistan belief

Aug 8, 2010: He was on a king pair and without technology would have gone down in the record books for the wrong reasons, but Pakistan's debutant keeper turned into a hero

Nagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 3rd day

England encounter some timely defiance

Aug 8, 2010: Pakistan located the cornered-tiger spirit that has long been their tactic of last resort, and conjured up a batting display that started out with dedication and erupted into delight

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Broad charged for 'inappropriate' throw

Aug 8, 2010: Stuart Broad has been charged by ICC match referee Ranjan Madugalle with throwing the ball "inappropriately" at Pakistan's wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, as England were frustrated in their push for victory on the third day of the second Test at Edgbasto

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Haider's fine review and Broad's brattish streak

Aug 8, 2010: Plays of the Day from the third day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at Edgbaston

Andrew Miller and Nagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Haider gives Pakistan hope as Swann takes six

Aug 8, 2010: Against all expectation Pakistan carried the second Test into the fourth day against an increasingly agitated England team as Zulqarnain Haider played the innings of his life

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Butt plays down dead-ball row

Aug 7, 2010: Pakistan's problems were compounded on the second afternoon at Edgbaston as Umar Gul was sent for an MRI scan on a hamstring injury, and was ruled out of contention for the rest of the match

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England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

KP rides his luck in fight for form

Aug 7, 2010: Kevin Pietersen outscored the entire Pakistan team in his first-innings knock of 80 today, but it'll take a few layers of dust on the scorebook before that stat manages to outshine its mitigating circumstances

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Ajmal proves his Test credentials

Aug 7, 2010: Saeed Ajmal showed great control and guile to pick up his first five-wicket haul in just his sixth Test

Nagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

KP's travails, Amin's golden arm

Aug 7, 2010: Plays of the Day from the second day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at Edgbaston

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Gul sent for scan on hamstring

Aug 7, 2010: Pakistan's problems were compounded on the second afternoon at Edgbaston as Umar Gul was sent for an MRI scan on a hamstring injury, and was ruled out of contention for the rest of the match

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Battling Pietersen gives England control

Aug 7, 2010: Pakistan's tortured top order will have to find new levels of resolve if they want to extend this Test beyond the third day after England built a lead of 179 at Edgbaston despite a late collapse

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 1st day

Pakistan's fumbling fielders let the side down again

Aug 6, 2010: Can't bat, can't field - Pakistan, just accept that verdict

Nagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 1st day

Pakistan perform like the Bangladesh of old

Aug 6, 2010: Anyone who witnessed that execrable contest at the SSC last week will agree that Test cricket is at its best when bowlers are backed by conditions that act as bait, and batsmen are forced to battle like salmon on the end of a hook

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston, 1st day

Battered Pakistan fold on day one

Aug 6, 2010: Plays of the Day from the first day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at Edgbaston

Andrew Miller at Edgbaston

England v Pakistan, 2nd npower Test, Edgbaston

Zulqarnain's long road to recognition

Aug 6, 2010: Pakistan's new wicketkeeper's story began at the Under-15 World Cup in 2000, in which he participated only six months after his mother's death

Nagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston
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