England tour of United Arab Emirates, 2nd Test: England v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Jan 25-28, 2012
Pakistan won by 72 runs
Played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi (neutral venue)
25,26,27,28 January 2012 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
36.3

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full and defended forward

36.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, a similar stroke from the calm, collected captain

36.5

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, once more blocked on off stump

36.6

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length on off stump and tucked into the leg side

Pakistan 98/3   Misbah-ul-Haq 0* (4b)
38.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, wide of off and left alone

38.5

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, wide of off stump and shouldered arms

38.6

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, too straight and worked down to long leg where Monty does the work

Pakistan 103/3   Misbah-ul-Haq 1* (7b)
39.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, forward to a ball on off stump and defended

39.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, shout for leg before again but a big edge into the pad

39.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, now bat only on off stump

39.4

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, reached for outside off and defended into the covers

39.5

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defended on off stump

39.6

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flatter and quicker and pushed into the off side

Pakistan 103/3   Misbah-ul-Haq 1* (13b)
40.6

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length on off stump and blocked from the crease

Pakistan 104/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 1* (14b)
42.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, outside off and left alone

42.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, tucked behind square on the off side from the crease

Pakistan 105/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 2* (16b)
43.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, or he could smash Panesar over long on for six!! Interesting from the sedate skipper...

43.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, goodness me once more! Hammered out of the meat of the bat over long on...that is madness from Misbah, nobody in their right mind would have predicated this from him!

43.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, now left outside off

43.4

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defended on off stump forward

43.5

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, covered up on off stump

43.6

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, tucked into the leg side, flashes past short leg, was there an edge? Perhaps not. It evades Cook anyway

Pakistan 117/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 14* (22b 2x6)
44.5

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, angling into the right hander, strikes the pad as Misbah tries to turn it away

44.6

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, coming forward, gets an inside edge into the pad

Pakistan 118/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 14* (24b 2x6)
46.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, off stump and played forward, pushed out on the off side with soft hands behind square

46.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back foot drive to extra cover

46.3

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fuller but back goes Misbah and defended

46.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, this brings the captain forward and he plays up on the off side

46.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, forward again and blocked

46.6

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, forward again and blocked on off stump

Pakistan 118/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 14* (30b 2x6)
48.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fuller delivery and pushed towards mid-on softly

48.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, he has a bit of time to open the face of the bat and dab it down to third man

48.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fullish delivery and he stays back and defends with soft hands

48.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, stays back at the crease and defends down the track

48.6

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, that was a boundary ball but Anderson was lucky he had short leg to intercept that, whipped off the pads but straight to that fielder

Pakistan 122/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 15* (35b 2x6)
50.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, keeps it in line with the stumps and he defends with soft hands

50.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, goes back and punches it down towards cover

Pakistan 129/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 16* (37b 2x6)
51.1

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, starts off by dragging it short outside the off stump, he whips it firmly to deep midwicket

51.3

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run

51.4

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defends close to the pads, pad first but outside the line of off stump

51.5

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, gets turn and he clips it away down to the leg side

Pakistan 132/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 18* (41b 2x6)
52.3

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, a little shorter this time and he gets beside the line and taps it to the off side

52.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Anderson lands it closer to the off stump line, Misbah watchfully leaves it alone

52.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, he opens the face of the bat and dabs it down to third man, picks the big gap between slips and gully

Pakistan 135/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 19* (44b 2x6)
53.1

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full delivery and easily squeezed out to long-on

53.5

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, gets forward and easily clips it away to the on side

Pakistan 138/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 21* (46b 2x6)
54.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nips it back in and Misbah gets an inside edge onto his [pads as he shapes to defend

54.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nips it back in again and he safely leaves it alone, good carry this time to the keeper

54.3

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, stays back and pushes it to the off side

54.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short leg's turning out to be quite a run saver, Ian Bell deflects a flick off the pads, should have gone for four otherwise I reckon

54.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, punches it down towards point

54.6

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, hones in on the off stump and Misbah is solid in forward defense

Pakistan 138/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 21* (52b 2x6)
55.2

Trott to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nearly carried to slip! Dangerous choice of shot, comes forward and tries to squirt it to third man, drops short of Strauss

55.3

Trott to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, stays back and punches it to the off side

Pakistan 140/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 22* (54b 2x6)
56.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fullish in length outside off and pushed to the off side

56.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, driven off the front foot and silly mid-on dives to his left to try and stop it, Monty mops up at the circle

56.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, stands tall at the crease and defends to the off side

56.6

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, hones in on the off stump and he decides not to play at it

Pakistan 150/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 23* (58b 2x6)
57.2

Trott to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full and swinging in late, he lunges forward and drives towards mid-off

57.3

Trott to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, quicker on the stumps and Misbah manages to get behind the line to defend

57.4

Trott to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full outside off and driven square on the off side

Pakistan 152/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 24* (61b 2x6)
58.1

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Swann's bowling it flat and full, Misbah is happy to defend it

58.2

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, flat again and worked off the pads wide of short leg

Pakistan 157/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 25* (63b 2x6)
59.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flatter delivery and easily blocked out

59.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, quicker one and he drills it down the track back to the bowler

59.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, squirts out a full delivery down towards long-on

Pakistan 162/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 26* (66b 2x6)
60.1

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, floated on the pads and he defends solidly to the on side

60.4

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defends this one down the track

60.5

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, easily done by Misbah, he gets across his stumps and gently tickles it past the keeper with the turn, down to fine leg

60.6

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, tucks it down to fine leg again in the same manner and keeps Panesar busy at the boundary

Pakistan 167/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 30* (70b 2x6)
61.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, commits forward and smothers the spin

61.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, bit of turn this time and he manages to squirt it to the off side

61.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Dropped: Turn this time and Misbah gets a thick outside edge on the drive and Anderson at slip was very slow to move

Pakistan 168/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 31* (73b 2x6)
62.1

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, fullish on the pads and clipped down towards square leg

62.5

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, comes round the wicket and Misbah nearly edges it to the keeper as he tries to run it down with the turn, Prior juggles and catches but the batsman didn't hit it

62.6

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, driven firmly back to the bowler

Pakistan 172/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 32* (76b 2x6)
63.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flatter delivery and defended down the track

63.4

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, rocks back and works it against the turn down to midwicket

63.5

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, stays back and defends with soft hands

63.6

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, commits forward and defends with the full face of the bat

Pakistan 173/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 32* (80b 2x6)
65.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, forward on middle stump and defended

65.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, forward again to defend with bat and pad together

65.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, drifting towards leg stump but again forwardly defended

65.4

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushed forward once more to block

65.5

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, on the front foot once more, inside edge into pad but it falls to ground

65.6

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nudged up on the off side

Pakistan 177/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 32* (86b 2x6)
66.5

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full again but outside off and driven up to mid off

66.6

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nicely driven again up to mid off

Pakistan 178/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 32* (88b 2x6)
68.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short and ducked

68.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pitched up on off stump and slightly awkwardly defended from the crease

68.3

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length and angled in to the right hander, inside edge into the pad

68.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full on the stumps and whipped out to deep square leg

Pakistan 179/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 33* (92b 2x6)
70.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short and ducked

70.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, angled off the back foot to point

70.3

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good short ball but the tall Misbah gets nicely up on his toes to guide it down

70.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushed off the back foot towards cover

70.5

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, nope it was back of a length again and easily tucked off the hip to long leg

Pakistan 189/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 34* (97b 2x6)
71.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full outside off and blocked into the off side

71.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, off stump and pushed back up the pitch

71.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, driven to a deeper mid off

Pakistan 190/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 35* (100b 2x6)
72.5

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, back of a length and punched to deep mid on

Pakistan 193/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 36* (101b 2x6)
73.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full and blocked

73.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushed into the off side off the back foot

73.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fuller on off stump and defended

73.4

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full on middle and flicked to midwicket

73.5

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, more length and pressed forward up on the off side again

73.6

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, off stump line and again Misbah is well forward to defend

Pakistan 193/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 36* (107b 2x6)
75.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, quite flat and pushed into the off side

75.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full on middle stump and pushed up on the leg side

75.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, played forward back to the bowler

75.4

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full and pushed back to the bowler again

75.5

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, carefully tucked in front of Cook of the front foot

75.6

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full and left outside off

Pakistan 195/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 36* (113b 2x6)
76.4

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, waited for the turn and pushed out off the back foot to deep midwicket

Pakistan 197/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 37* (114b 2x6)
77.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, push down the ground

Pakistan 202/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 38* (115b 2x6)
78.1

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full and flicked square on the leg side

78.2

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flicked again with the spin to the on-side

78.3

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, once more flicked with the spin

78.4

Swann to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, oh shout for leg before, it's runs given so must have hit it, he was so far across his stumps

Pakistan 203/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 39* (119b 2x6)
79.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, blocked into the off stump

79.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flicked into the leg side off a full length

79.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, nudged into the covers off the back foot

Pakistan 204/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 40* (122b 2x6)
80.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, off stump and tucked into midwicket where they scramble attempting two but not available

Pakistan 205/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 41* (123b 2x6)
81.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, stays tall on the back foot and punches it to the off side

Pakistan 210/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 42* (124b 2x6)
82.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, appeal for an lbw and England are reviewing it. Nips back from outside off, hits him on the top flap of the front pad and it's too high I'm afraid, therefore Oxenford's decision stays

82.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, stays back and defends down the track

82.3

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, and Misbah too decides to flash at one outside off, extra bounce, loss of concentration

82.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nips back in again and it hits him high on the pad, this was missing leg

82.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, gets half forward and defends with soft hands

82.6

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run

Pakistan 210/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 42* (130b 2x6)
83.6

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, hones in on the off stump line and Misbah just manages to get behind the line to defend

Pakistan 215/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 42* (131b 2x6)
85.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

85.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fullish in length outside off and he blocks it to the off side

85.3

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fuller delivery and he pushes it firmly through the line to mid-off

85.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, pushed through the line just wide of mid-off who's a bit deep

Pakistan 216/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 43* (135b 2x6)
86.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, driven towards mid-off

86.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to cover off the back foot

86.3

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nips back in and he's beaten outside the off stump

86.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, gets forward to a full delivery and he drives down to cover, a misfield by Cook allows a boundary, that's Misbah's first four by the way, after 139 balls!

86.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defended back to the bowler

86.6

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 221/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 48* (141b 1x4 2x6)
87.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Misbah brings up his fifty with a flourish, he gets forward to a full delivery and drives him wide of extra cover

87.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, another close call as he fends off a bouncer off his gloves, the ball lobs up and lands where gully would have taken it

Pakistan 226/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 53* (143b 2x4 2x6)
88.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Misbah's dealing in fours for now, half volley on middle and leg and he pushes it firmly down the ground wide of mid-on

88.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, a touch wide outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

88.3

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, jags back in and hits him on the pad but outside the line of the off stump

88.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushes a full delivery firmly down to mid-off

88.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, gets beside the line and pushes it down to point

Pakistan 231/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 58* (148b 3x4 2x6)
89.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, gives him width outside off and he steers it wide of point

89.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, he sways out of the way of that bouncer outside the off stump

89.3

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length and he goes on the back foot to defend

89.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, lands it outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

89.5

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, punches it down towards mid-off and they push the single

Pakistan 234/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 61* (153b 3x4 2x6)
90.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, gets beside the line and taps it to the off side

90.2

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, another sharp in-dipper and he hits him on the back leg as he comes forward to defend, too high

90.3

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, gets his front pad across and safely leaves it alone

90.4

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, strays on the body and easily clipped away to fine leg, brushes his glove and Prior can't stop it because he got a bad bounce

90.5

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, big inside edge onto the pads but Anderson didn't quite see that, belted out an appeal anyway

90.6

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, tries to play it straighter off the front foot but gets an inside edge to the leg side

Pakistan 239/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 66* (159b 4x4 2x6)
91.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short delivery and Misbah arches backwards slightly to evade it

91.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, overpitched and punished, outside the off stump, he leaned forward and crashed it past short cover, plenty of gaps there

91.3

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good comeback by Anderson, squares him up on the off stump and Misbah was all over the crease, lucky not to edge it

91.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, once again, Broad teases him by pitching it up, Misbah shapes to drive forward and nearly feathers an edge

91.5

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, drags it down the leg side and Misbah fails to tickle it away

91.6

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short delivery and he fends it off his glove

Pakistan 243/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 70* (165b 5x4 2x6)
93.1

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, Misbah's really unpredictable isn't he! Potentially the last over of the day and he stays at the crease, makes slight room and smacks him over mid-off

93.2

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, there's more! This time he picks it from middle and leg and tonks him over long-on, doesn't come down the pitch and a free swing of the arms is enough

93.3

Panesar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, gets forward and defends this one to the off side

Pakistan 256/7   Misbah-ul-Haq 83* (168b 5x4 4x6)
94.1

Anderson to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, keeps it on the stumps and he stays behind and tucks it down the track

Pakistan 257/7   Misbah-ul-Haq 84* (169b 5x4 4x6)
95.1

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, outside edge and he opens the face of the bat but keeps it down, drops well in front of slip

95.2

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, lands it outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

95.3

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run

95.4

Broad to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, appeal for an lbw and Misbah is reviewing it, lands just a shade outside the off stump and comes back in slightly, Misbah bends forward to defend, the ball sneaks through the gap between pad and bat and hits him just in line with middle and leg, Hawkeye showed that hitting the top of the stump, umpire Davis gave him out and the third umpire confirmed it

Misbah-ul-Haq lbw b Broad 84 (227m 173b 5x4 4x6) SR: 48.55

Pakistan 257/8   Misbah-ul-Haq 84 (173b 5x4 4x6)
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