Pakistan v England Test Series - 1st Test

England v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 10 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

13.1

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, full on middle and blocked back to the bowler

13.2

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, full and played forward into the legside

13.3

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, defended off the front foot again

13.4

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, he just plods forward does KP with the bat out in front of the pad, defends again

13.5

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, and once more, plodding forward to block

13.6

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, this time a touch shorter in length allows Pietersen to feel for the ball and push into the off side but no run on

England 32/2   Abdur Rehman 1-1-0-0

15.1

Abdur Rehman to Strauss, no run, skids onto Strauss who works into the legside playing forward

15.2

Abdur Rehman to Strauss, no run, a step down the track and driven, well timed, but only to mid off

15.3

Abdur Rehman to Strauss, 1 run, step down again but dropped in from the bowler and Strauss adjusts and tucks into the legside past short leg

15.4

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, defended coming forward from middle and off

15.5

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, touch of back of a length to work with and Pietersen is back trying to punch into the offside but finds the fielder

15.6

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, gets a touch caught on the crease and in the end jabs into the legside as again the new ball skids on

England 40/2   Abdur Rehman 2-1-1-0

17.1

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, full and KP defends on middle and leg with this prod forward of his

17.2

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, doesn't pick the bat up playing the spinner, pushes out into the offside

17.3

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, plodding forward again and defending a long way in front of his pad

17.4

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, more played with bat and pad together and tucked into the legside

17.5

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, stands a little bit taller to defend a length ball from middle and off

17.6

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, a skip down the track, not to the pitch of the ball, so just tucked up on the legside

England 42/2   Abdur Rehman 3-2-1-0

19.1

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, defended forward

19.2

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, tries to manufacture some length put pushed into the offside rocking back

19.3

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, played forward and blocked

19.4

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, length and KP tries to cut the arm ball and nearly follows Cook and Strauss...

19.5

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, defended carefully forward into the legside

19.6

Abdur Rehman to Pietersen, no run, pressed forward and tucked into the legside

England 42/3   Abdur Rehman 4-3-1-0

21.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, full and played forward back to the bowler

21.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, goodness Prior plays back and only an inside edge saves him from being plumb in front

21.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, played from the crease, pushed firmly into the offside

21.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, played forward, pushed into the legside from middle stump

21.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, carefully tucked past short leg off the front foot

21.6

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, length and Prior's back and across

England 46/5   Abdur Rehman 5-4-1-0

23.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, defended forward

23.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, and blocked once more playing forward

23.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, defended back on middle and off

23.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, middle and leg length ball and pushed to the bowler's right hand

23.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, outside off and defended square on the offside

23.6

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 3 runs, hint of turn outside off and Prior adjusts and pushes it past slip and running it away to third man to at least put some runs on the board

England 49/5   Abdur Rehman 6-4-4-0

25.1

Abdur Rehman to Morgan, no run, full and pushed to point

25.2

Abdur Rehman to Morgan, 1 run, another premeditated sweep and he meets the ball on the full and paddles it behind square

25.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, middle and off and pushed back towards the bowler

25.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, pushed to short leg, who fires at the stumps, Prior was alert and back

25.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, length and Prior is forward to defend in front of silly point

25.6

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, full ball on middle and off, defended with a good stride

England 50/5   Abdur Rehman 7-4-5-0

49.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, tossed up on the toes from round the stumps, defended off the front foot.

49.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, holds the length back and gets the inside edge as Prior leans out. And it deflects onto the pad. Silly point awaits, but the ball goes down immediately.

49.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, that turns away subtly, but Prior spots the deviation and defends.

49.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, plugs away on a length, on middle and leg, Prior defends back to the bowler.

49.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, dangerous shot that, Prior tries to swat-drive to the covers without reaching the pitch with his lean forward. Middles it this time, but finds cover.

49.6

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, stays back in the crease and defends onto the turf.

England 120/7   Abdur Rehman 8-5-5-0

51.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, flighted on the stumps, defended well off the front foot.

51.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, angled in towards the pads, worked behind square with a turn of the wrists.

51.3

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, appeal for lbw, mighty optimistic. That landed outside leg and didn't spin to come back into play either.

51.4

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, fired in on the stumps, worked with the angle to midwicket.

51.5

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, straightens down the line, Swann dead bats without much fuss.

51.6

Abdur Rehman to Swann, 3 runs, sprays the last ball onto the pads, and Swann tickles it away towards fine leg for some easy runs. Pakistan will be a little concerned with this late English spunk.

England 124/7   Abdur Rehman 9-5-9-0

53.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, flighted on the stumps, and Prior on-drives to mid-on.

53.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 3 runs, another one on the middle and leg line, this time Prior cashes in with a firm wristy whip-drive through midwicket. Azhar Ali fields it on the rope, but three runs taken.

53.3

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, slides down the leg side, Swann misses the glide and it goes off Adnan's pads towards the stumps Much ado about nothing.

53.4

Abdur Rehman to Swann, FOUR, Swann continues playing some delightful strokes. Tossed up to him, and he takes Rehman on with a golf-swing after lunging out to the flight. He middles it and lauches over mid-on. Well played.

53.5

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, slips this one down the leg side again. Last ball before tea coming up?

53.6

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, attacks the stumps with the last one, Swann leans out to defend and inside edges onto the pad. We have two minutes left in the session, so one more over.

England 135/7   Abdur Rehman 10-5-16-0

55.1

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, full on leg stump and defended into the leg side

55.2

Abdur Rehman to Swann, 1 run, length on leg stump turned into the leg stump from the crease

55.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, forward on off stump to defend to cover

55.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, defended from the crease with the spin into the offside

55.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, pushed off the back foot down to deep mid on

55.6

Abdur Rehman to Swann, FOUR, down the pitch and a fine stroke past extra cover by Swann. A lovely free shot played into-out

England 145/7   Abdur Rehman 11-5-22-0

57.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, turned around the corner from back of a length

57.2

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, Prior stands up and defends into the legside

57.3

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, past the outside edge of Swann who was trying to drive from the crease to a length ball

57.4

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, appeal for lbw as Swann looks to play off the back foot, going down

57.5

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, length ball, Swann forward playing back up the pitch

57.6

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, hits the pads again, that's definitely going down and there's no appeal

England 149/7   Abdur Rehman 12-5-23-0

59.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, tucked into the leg side, more runs just ticking over for England

59.2

Abdur Rehman to Swann, no run, outside off, Swann goes back and pushed to cover

59.3

Abdur Rehman to Swann, OUT, nicely bowled and got him. Just enough turn to beat the outside edge of Swann's forward push and it turns into the top of off stump. A fine delivery and Pakistan will be delighted to have removed that partnership. Swann was perhaps just playing inside the line slightly and was beaten by just a little bit of grip

GP Swann b Abdur Rehman 34 (69m 65b 6x4 0x6) SR: 52.30

59.4

Abdur Rehman to Tremlett, no run, straight and fullish and defended from the crease

59.5

Abdur Rehman to Tremlett, no run, played to midwicket off the front foot from middle and leg

59.6

Abdur Rehman to Tremlett, no run, Tremlett forward and a cry for lbw but definitely enough doubt there - going down and over the top one would suggest

England 151/8   Abdur Rehman 13-5-24-1

61.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, FOUR, Prior gets down and sweeps hard for four, very well timed stroke, completely in control it's four through square

61.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 2 runs, flicked off his legs very fine and scampers back for two

61.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, forward and played back to the bowler off middle and leg

61.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, off the back foot, dropped to silly point

61.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, Prior tries to whip a full straight ball on the on-side but misses and it runs away into the off side off the pad

61.6

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, but long off is still back and Prior is able to keep the strike with a push down the ground

England 161/8   Abdur Rehman 14-5-31-1

63.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, angled away to point from close to off stump

63.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, back to a ball on off stump and played back to the bowler

63.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, little bit of grip away from Prior who followed it briefly as it went past the outside edge

63.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, across his stumps and tucked into the midwicket region, no single available

63.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, FOUR, shot. Prior down the track and carves a drive through the covers. Gave himself a touch of room and executed the drive perfectly

63.6

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, pushed to the fielder at midwicket, no single

England 166/8   Abdur Rehman 15-5-35-1

65.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, forward and pushed to cover

65.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, Prior playing away from his body gets an edge just short of slip, brief excitement from the fielders curtailed

65.3

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, keeps out a slider from the crease

65.4

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, paddle sweep down to long leg, the deep square comes round to field

65.5

Abdur Rehman to Tremlett, no run, Tremlett plods forward and nudges it away to backward point

65.6

Abdur Rehman to Tremlett, no run, a very solid defensive stroke coming forward again

England 167/8   Abdur Rehman 16-5-36-1

67.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, tucked away into the leg side out to midwicket, they consider a second and there's a brief moment of confusion before Anderson is sent back

67.2

Abdur Rehman to Anderson, no run, Anderson forward pushing into the offside

67.3

Abdur Rehman to Anderson, no run, forward again to extra cover

67.4

Abdur Rehman to Anderson, 3 runs, well driven by Anderson out through the covers. Against the spin through where the fielder had just been taken. Good old Jimmy...

67.5

Abdur Rehman to Prior, no run, off the back foot pushed to extra cover

67.6

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, tucked away by Prior from a flat ball on leg stump. Easily worked and an easy single to keep the strike

England 173/9   Abdur Rehman 17-5-41-1

69.1

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 2 runs, well played from Prior, inside out over extra cover, not quite enough on it to get it to the rope but Prior can have two

69.2

Abdur Rehman to Prior, 1 run, down the pitch again, clipping into the legside but this is just one to midwicket

69.3

Abdur Rehman to Anderson, FOUR, well tucked away from Anderson, using the pace of a back of a length ball on middle and leg and flicked for four to long leg

69.4

Abdur Rehman to Anderson, FOUR, a beauty from Jimmy. Slog swept over square leg for four, taken from outside off and a perfect connection

69.5

Abdur Rehman to Anderson, no run, played forward back to the bowler

69.6

Abdur Rehman to Anderson, no run, calmly forward and pushed out into the on-side

England 189/9   Abdur Rehman 18-5-52-1
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Jan 19, 2012

Saeed Ajmal bowls, helping Pakistan to a big victory, Pakistan v England, 1st Test, Dubai, 3rd day, January 19, 2012

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Kevin Pietersen reacts after his duck, Pakistan v England, 1st Test, Dubai, 3rd day, January 19, 2012

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