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
0.1

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, jams it full outside the off stump and Strauss jams it to the off side

0.2

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, full and driven down the pitch, didn't push it too hard and Gul falls to his right and intercepts it

0.3

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, good delivery bang in line with the stumps and Strauss ensures he gets behind the line to defend

0.4

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, lands it outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

0.5

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, fuller delivery and shaping away from the off stump, gets behind it and softly pushes it to the off side

0.6

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, nice bounce and carry through to Adnan, well left by Strauss

England 0/0   Umar Gul 1-1-0-0
2.1

Umar Gul to Cook, 2 runs, drifts on the body and he easily nudges it away down to midwicket

2.2

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, pitches outside leg and hits his pad as he tries to nudge it away, stifled appeal

2.3

Umar Gul to Cook, FOUR, first shot of intent, short and Cook was in position early for the pull, plays it well wide of short leg and down to the big gap at deep square leg

2.4

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, short of a length outside the off stump and he watchfully lets it go

2.5

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, short of a length and he gets across and defends it back to the bowler

2.6

Umar Gul to Cook, 1 run, strays on the body and he easily nudges it down to fine leg

England 10/0   Umar Gul 2-1-7-0
4.1

Umar Gul to Strauss, 1 run, full delivery shaping on the pads and he gets behind the line and knocks it softly towards mid-on

4.2

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, the first false shot of the innings, Cook nearly edged it as he got forward to drive, bit late on the shot, the ball was coming in from round the wicket

4.3

Umar Gul to Cook, 1 leg bye, down the leg side and it clips the pad and Adnan dived to his right to catch it, nevertheless he saved a boundary

4.4

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, shapes it on the stumps and he stays right back and defends

4.5

Umar Gul to Strauss, no run, a touch too wide outside off, doesn't tempt Strauss as he decides to let it go

4.6

Umar Gul to Strauss, 4 byes, nice bonus runs for England, Gul fails to control the movement and sprays it wide down the leg side, too much to ask for Adnan to even get a hand to it

England 18/0   Umar Gul 3-1-8-0
24.1

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, length outside off and left alone

24.2

Umar Gul to Trott, FOUR, back of a length and width offered and Trott cuts wide and over the dive of point to the boundary, a poor ball punished

24.3

Umar Gul to Trott, FOUR, that's loose. Trott trying to play too much towards the leg side and thick outside edge squirts past gully for four more to third man

24.4

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, back and across to defend

24.5

Umar Gul to Trott, 3 runs, back of a length and clipped away through midwicket, chase back for square leg

24.6

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, left outside off

England 59/1   Umar Gul 4-1-19-0
26.1

Umar Gul to Trott, 1 run, played with soft hands behind square on the off side, wide of gully for a single

26.2

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, wide off off stump and left alone

26.3

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, left outside off stump from a length

26.4

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, tucked to square leg

26.5

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, across on off stump and dead-panned

26.6

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, much more like it from Gul, sliding away from the left-hander and Cook feeling for it outside the off stump. A good nut to finish

England 65/1   Umar Gul 5-1-20-0
28.1

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, Trott goes across to flick to leg and misses, cry for leg before as it's hit him low on the pad but going down

28.2

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, pushed firmly to point from the crease

28.3

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, off stump line and across the stumps to defend back up the pitch

28.4

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, length outside off and left alone

28.5

Umar Gul to Trott, 3 runs, a well-placed drive wide of extra cover and the batsman scramble back for a third, just pushed away gently, no drama about the stroke

28.6

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, wide of off stump and left alone

England 71/1   Umar Gul 6-1-23-0
30.1

Umar Gul to Trott, FOUR, and now Trott looking to cash in, very nicely driven through the off side past extra cover. Good timing

30.2

Umar Gul to Trott, 1 run, back of a length and tucked to long leg

30.3

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, left outside off

30.4

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, Gul from around the stumps bowls wide and Cook leaves again

30.5

Umar Gul to Cook, 1 run, Cook uses the angle from back of a length to clip out to deep square leg

30.6

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, length outside off and Trott pushes into the covers for no run

England 78/1   Umar Gul 7-1-29-0
58.1

Umar Gul to Cook, 2 runs, begins with a length ball on leg stump and gets pushed through midwicket for a couple

58.2

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, back of a length and blocked back up the pitch

58.3

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, short and wide and left alone

58.4

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, Cook forward, slightly reaching out and blocking

58.5

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, tucked into the leg side from a length to midwicket

58.6

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, striking the pad from a good length, well outside off

England 148/1   Umar Gul 8-1-31-0
60.1

Umar Gul to Trott, no run, length and defended into the off side

60.2

Umar Gul to Trott, 1 run, short and pulled down to long leg

60.3

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, short and wide, bottom edge to cover

60.4

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, back foot push down the ground

60.5

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, pushed off the back foot to cover point

60.6

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, length and left outside off

England 152/1   Umar Gul 9-1-32-0
62.1

Umar Gul to Trott, 1 run, back of a length wide of off stump, nudged away to deep point

62.2

Umar Gul to Cook, 1 run, width again and cut out to point

62.3

Umar Gul to Trott, 1 run, pushed away again to deep point

62.4

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, cut to cover

62.5

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, angled in from round the wicket and tucked to midwicket

62.6

Umar Gul to Cook, no run, length and pushed away outside off to cover

England 160/1   Umar Gul 10-1-35-0
98.1

Umar Gul to Bell, 1 run, clipped off the pads to long leg

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   Umar Gul 11-1-45-0
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

100.4

Umar Gul to Bell, OUT, nipped back in and trapped him on the pads and Bell is reviewing it, landed on a good length and it hit him fairly high on the back leg but within line of the stumps, Oxenford thought that was hitting but Bell wasn't sure, Hawkeye showed that hitting the top of middle, so the umpire's decision stands, England have used up their reviews

IR Bell lbw b Umar Gul 29 (109m 78b 3x4 0x6) SR: 37.17

100.5

Umar Gul to Swann, no run, shapes away from the right-hander and Swann leaves it

100.6

Umar Gul to Swann, no run, away movement again and Swann opts to leave it alone

England 268/7   Umar Gul 12-1-46-1
102.1

Umar Gul to Swann, 1 run, punched towards cover and the fielder does well to fall to his right and save it but can't prevent the single though

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

102.4

Umar Gul to Swann, FOUR, that's well played by Swann, bangs it in short but it sits up nicely for Swann to club it in front of square on the on side, the fielder in the deep had no chance

102.5

Umar Gul to Swann, 1 run, clips it off his pads down to deep square leg

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   Umar Gul 13-1-53-1
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