Pakistan v England Test Series - 2nd Test

England v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 72 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

18.4

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, gets well forward and smothers the spin

18.5

Swann to Azhar Ali, 1 run, clips it off his pads wide of short leg

Pakistan 52/1   Azhar Ali 1* (2b)

19.1

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, tucked softly towards mid-on

19.2

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, watchfully leaves it alone, just a hint of turn this time

19.3

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, squeezes it to the off side on the front foot

19.4

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, beats him fair and square! Monty gets some appreciable turn and it sneaks past the stumps as he goes back at the crease

19.5

Panesar to Azhar Ali, 2 runs, gets forward and pushes it just wide of mid-off

19.6

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, stays back and defends on the back foot

Pakistan 54/1   Azhar Ali 3* (8b)

20.2

Swann to Azhar Ali, 1 run, clips it wide of short fine leg for a single

20.5

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, gets across and defends to the off side

20.6

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run

Pakistan 57/1   Azhar Ali 4* (11b)

21.2

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, beaten! Turn outside the off stump and sneaks past the outside edge, seemed like 2 sounds

21.3

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run

21.4

Panesar to Azhar Ali, 1 run, squeezes it just wide of the diving short cover fielder

Pakistan 59/1   Azhar Ali 5* (14b)

22.1

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, floated outside the off stump and he pushes it wide of cover

22.2

Swann to Azhar Ali, 2 runs, tucks it with the turn down to the deep on the leg side, the fielder slides and cuts it off

22.3

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, defends with soft hands down the track

22.4

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, and another one beats him, this one sneaks past the outside edge as he stays back to defend

22.5

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, goes back and clips it just wide of short leg

22.6

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, goes back and across and defends down the track

Pakistan 61/1   Azhar Ali 7* (20b)

24.1

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, quicker through the air and defended on the front foot

24.2

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, defended solidly on the front foot again

24.3

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, lunges forward and defends

24.4

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, defended in front of middle and leg

24.5

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, nudges it down to short leg

24.6

Swann to Azhar Ali, no run, gets forward and blocks it down to silly point

Pakistan 61/2   Azhar Ali 7* (26b)

25.4

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, this one keeps a bit low and turns, Azhar watchfully leaves it alone

25.5

Panesar to Azhar Ali, 1 run, gets well forward and squeezes it towards the off side

Pakistan 63/2   Azhar Ali 8* (28b)

26.1

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, lands it just wide of the off stump and easily left alone

26.2

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, bowls lands it outside off and he safely left alone

26.3

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run

26.4

Broad to Azhar Ali, 2 runs

26.5

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, bangs it in short and he safely leaves it alone to the keeper

26.6

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, fullish in length outside off and he safely leaves it alone

Pakistan 65/2   Azhar Ali 10* (34b)

27.3

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, flatter delivery and defended to the off side

27.4

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, goes through straight and he defends

27.5

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, pushes this one back to the bowler

27.6

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, spins away and nearly takes the outside edge, Monty's looking dangerous again

Pakistan 66/2   Azhar Ali 10* (38b)

28.6

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run

Pakistan 67/2   Azhar Ali 10* (39b)

29.2

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, flatter delivery, defended back to the bowler

29.3

Panesar to Azhar Ali, 2 runs, gets forward and he clips it just wide of midwicket for a couple

29.4

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run

29.5

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, defends and gets an inside edge just wide of short leg

29.6

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, stays back and defends with soft hands

Pakistan 70/2   Azhar Ali 12* (44b)

30.4

Broad to Azhar Ali, 1 run, fullish in length on middle and leg, worked away to the on side

30.6

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, England nearly go into lunch with another! Short of a length delivery and it squares him up completely for room, Azhar was all over the place at the crease but somehow managed to keep his bat, hint of movement too after pitching

Pakistan 73/2   Azhar Ali 13* (46b)

31.2

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, lunges forward and defends to the on side

31.3

Panesar to Azhar Ali, 1 run, comes forward to the pitch of the ball, chips down and pushes it just wide of mid-off for a quick single

Pakistan 75/2   Azhar Ali 14* (48b)

32.1

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, loosener outside off, not much pace on that and safely left alone

32.2

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, gets it t sneak closer to the off stump but Azhar does well to leave it

32.3

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, full on the off stump and driven down towards mid-off, neat drive

32.4

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, drops the length a bit back and he gets right behind the line to defend

32.5

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, on the pads and he softly pats it to mid-on

32.6

Broad to Azhar Ali, FOUR, lovely punch, half volley on middle and leg and he punches it through the line wide of mid-on, didn't hit it too hard

Pakistan 79/2   Azhar Ali 18* (54b 1x4)

34.1

Broad to Azhar Ali, 1 run, length ball, dropped into the off side and they take a sharp single

Pakistan 88/2   Azhar Ali 19* (55b 1x4)

35.1

Panesar to Azhar Ali, 1 run, waited for in the crease and punched out through the off side

35.6

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, a shuffle down the track and nudge up to mid on

Pakistan 98/2   Azhar Ali 20* (57b 1x4)

37.1

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, full and left outside off

37.2

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, full on off stump and blocked

37.3

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, tucked into the off side from a good length

37.4

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, a skip down again from Ali but blocked forward up to mid off

37.5

Panesar to Azhar Ali, no run, once more trying to use the feet but blocked away

37.6

Panesar to Azhar Ali, 3 runs, little bit of enticing width offered by Panesar and Ali reaches out to drive and plays it nicely past extra cover out to the boundary

Pakistan 101/3   Azhar Ali 23* (63b 1x4)

38.1

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, length and defended on off stump from the crease

38.2

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, another nip-backer from Broad and its left alone coming very close to the off stump

38.3

Broad to Azhar Ali, 1 run, now a big shout for leg before, they take a single, the umpire gives runs so Mr Oxenford thinks Ali hit it...he didn't but probably going over the top

Pakistan 102/3   Azhar Ali 24* (66b 1x4)

40.1

Broad to Azhar Ali, no run, good line on off stump and pushed forward into the covers

40.2

Broad to Azhar Ali, OUT, fine delivery and got him! Another beauty from Broady, nipping back just enough to beat the inside edge and the attempted drive for Ali, once more the off stump is sent pinging back towards Prior. Its been great length bowling from Broad, drawing the batsman forward and they've been found wanting against the seaming ball, it's only slight movement but it's enough

Azhar Ali b Broad 24 (78m 68b 1x4 0x6) SR: 35.29

Pakistan 103/4   Azhar Ali 24 (68b 1x4)
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Pakistan celebrate beating England by 72 runs, Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day, January 28, 2012

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