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
  • Overs 101-150
90.3

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 1 run, paddle sweep straight away from Broad and he gets it into the leg side behind square

England 228/6   SCJ Broad 1* (1b)
91.1

Abdur Rehman to Broad, no run, full and a little awkwardly pushed back to the bowler

91.2

Abdur Rehman to Broad, no run, driven from length against the spin and nearly gets done through the gate

91.3

Abdur Rehman to Broad, 1 run, quicker and Broad forward off an inside edge that runs through square leg

England 229/6   SCJ Broad 2* (4b)
92.1

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, flat on middle and leg and pushed back to the bowler

92.2

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, forward, angled away to backward point

92.3

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, outside off and left, just

92.4

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 1 run, Broad tries to go down the ground and squirts it into the leg side along the ground

England 230/6   SCJ Broad 3* (8b)
93.1

Abdur Rehman to Broad, 1 run, half hit down the ground and it falls well short of deep mid on who's gone back

93.3

Abdur Rehman to Broad, 1 run, that's nicely nudged away on the drive past mid off who goes back to field

England 233/6   SCJ Broad 5* (10b)
94.1

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, pushed firmly and out to point

94.2

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, fine nut, fizzed through and slides past the outside edge, very close

94.3

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, FOUR, Broad finally gets the lofted drive up and over the in-field, it's well struck and controlled to the long off boundary

94.4

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, FOUR, and now lavishly driven to the cover fence. A big stride forward out to the pitch of the ball and timed superbly away between point and cover

94.5

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, over the wicket now and edged on the ground to slip

94.6

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, played forward up on the on side

England 241/6   SCJ Broad 13* (16b 2x4)
96.1

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, forward pushing back to the bowler...

96.2

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, swept fine but only as far as short fine leg

96.3

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, FOUR, smashed. A big slog sweep over midwicket, fine strike from Broad with another big stride forward to the pitch

96.4

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 1 run, played with soft hands past short leg and because the field is back they nearly steal two but short leg scrambles well

England 246/6   SCJ Broad 18* (20b 3x4)
98.2

Umar Gul to Broad, no run, not just yet, he shoulders arms

98.3

Umar Gul to Broad, FOUR, smashed over mid off, full of length and Broad throws everything at it, over the fielder for four, good stroke, that was Broad does

98.4

Umar Gul to Broad, FOUR, that's four more, driven off a bottom edge and past gully to third man

98.5

Umar Gul to Broad, no run, short and Broad goes to hook without getting into position properly and misses

98.6

Umar Gul to Broad, 1 run, firm punch off the back foot to deeper mid off

England 260/6   SCJ Broad 27* (25b 5x4)
99.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Broad, FOUR, and straightaway Broad goes over the infield, scoops it high over extra cover and finds the boundary

99.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Broad, 1 run, shows his confidence by fetching it from outside off and paddling it down to fine leg

England 265/6   SCJ Broad 32* (27b 6x4)
100.1

Umar Gul to Broad, no run, swish and a miss, outside off and he tries to scoop it over mid-off

100.2

Umar Gul to Broad, no run, the slower bouncer and Broad doesn't pick it, he swishes at thin air as he tries to bang it over the leg side field

100.3

Umar Gul to Broad, 1 run, tries to smack this one over the on side as well and ends up mistiming it to fine leg

England 268/6   SCJ Broad 33* (30b 6x4)
101.1

Junaid Khan to Broad, no run, good length on the off stump and defended down the track

101.2

Junaid Khan to Broad, no run, where did that take off from? The extra bounce takes Broad by surprise and sneaks past him and the outside edge

101.3

Junaid Khan to Broad, 2 runs, appeal for a run-out and this is a tough call for the third umpire, Broad pushed it towards short cover and Azhar Ali effected a direct hit at the bowler's end, Broad dived early and it appeared as if his bat was raised when it hit the stumps, he gets the benefit of the doubt and fair call, they take an extra run off the deflection from the stumps

101.4

Junaid Khan to Broad, no run, short ball and he manages to weave out of the way

101.5

Junaid Khan to Broad, no run, taps it softly down the pitch

101.6

Junaid Khan to Broad, no run, short of a length and he punches it towards cover

England 270/7   SCJ Broad 35* (36b 6x4)
102.2

Umar Gul to Broad, no run, slower ball on the pads and he taps it down the track

102.3

Umar Gul to Broad, 1 leg bye, pitched outside leg and kept a bit low, clipped his pads as he tried to tuck it away

102.6

Umar Gul to Broad, 1 run, Broad looked like he was swatting a fly, short and the top edge lands safely despite three fielders converging on the on side, Adnan gave it a shot too

England 278/7   SCJ Broad 36* (39b 6x4)
103.1

Junaid Khan to Broad, no run, tries to nudge it to the on side but the ball skids through and deflects to the off side

103.2

Junaid Khan to Broad, 1 run, punches it off the back foot for a single down to mid-off who's a bit deep

103.6

Junaid Khan to Broad, 1 run, forces a low full toss down the ground to long-off

England 289/7   SCJ Broad 38* (42b 6x4)
104.1

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, skids through and Broad punches it down the pitch

104.2

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, flatter delivery and it skids and beats the outside edge

104.3

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, gets beside the line and steers it down to point

104.4

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 1 run, tossed up on middle and off and he confidently paddles it to the leg side

England 290/7   SCJ Broad 39* (46b 6x4)
106.1

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 2 runs, stays back and whips it against the turn to deep midwicket

106.2

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 1 run, gets forward and steers it to the off side for a single

England 294/8   SCJ Broad 42* (48b 6x4)
107.1

Abdur Rehman to Broad, SIX, Broad opens his shoulders! All power because he stayed at the crease and whacked it over wide long-on and brings up the 300

107.2

Abdur Rehman to Broad, no run

107.3

Abdur Rehman to Broad, 1 run, in the air and drops short! Broad goes for the slog sweep and miscues it, drops well short of Shafiq who runs forward from deep midwicket

England 301/8   SCJ Broad 49* (51b 6x4 1x6)
108.1

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 2 runs, what a match so far for Broad, he paddles it down to fine leg and reaches his fifty, how crucial will this be in the final outcome?

108.2

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, comes forward and defends it with very soft hands

108.3

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 1 run, gets forward and steers it just wide of point to give Anderson the last three balls

England 304/8   SCJ Broad 52* (54b 6x4 1x6)
109.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Broad, 1 run, comes back in and Broad stays back and punches it towards long-off

109.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Broad, 1 run, stays back and punches it down to long-off

England 319/8   SCJ Broad 54* (56b 6x4 1x6)
110.1

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, tries to run it down the leg side and there's a stifled appeal from Adnan for a caught behind

110.2

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, gets forward and steers it to the off side

110.3

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 2 runs, stays back and nudges it down to fine leg

110.4

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, skids through quickly and Broad ensures he gets his bat behind the line to defend

110.5

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, no run, Broad nearly edges it to the keeper, the ball straightened a bit

110.6

Saeed Ajmal to Broad, 2 runs, nothing going Pakistan's way at the moment, an inside edge from Broad sneaks past the stumps and leg slip and that's lunch

England 323/8   SCJ Broad 58* (62b 6x4 1x6)
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