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

Anderson to Taufeeq Umar, FOUR, pleasant stroke, driven away past mid off on the front foot

Pakistan 5/0   Taufeeq Umar 4* (1b 1x4)   JM Anderson 0.4-0-5-0

Anderson to Taufeeq Umar, FOUR, Anderson gets it slightly wrong Taufeeq turns it fine for four

Pakistan 9/0   Taufeeq Umar 8* (7b 2x4)   JM Anderson 1.4-0-9-0

Anderson to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, well driven through the covers and it races away, this is well timed, and it finds the rope

Pakistan 17/0   Mohammad Hafeez 6* (21b 1x4)   JM Anderson 3.1-1-13-0

Swann to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, it was a dangerous late cut against the spin first up but very well played behind square on the off side and he gets four to third man

Pakistan 34/0   Mohammad Hafeez 15* (39b 2x4)   GP Swann 0.1-0-4-0

Panesar to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, very easily played, goes back at the crease, not much width but the batsman makes enough room to slice it past point

Pakistan 45/0   Mohammad Hafeez 23* (53b 3x4)   MS Panesar 3.4-1-10-0

Panesar to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, deftly played, not much width outside off but he opens the face and plays a delicate late cut wide of slip, the fielder gives up the chase

Pakistan 51/0   Mohammad Hafeez 28* (65b 4x4)   MS Panesar 5-1-14-0

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)   SCJ Broad 8-2-14-0

Panesar to Younis Khan, FOUR, punched down the ground past Panesar's right hand, partly stopped, and it runs down to the long off rope

Pakistan 83/2   Younis Khan 11* (24b 1x4)   MS Panesar 12.3-2-30-1

Broad to Younis Khan, FOUR, nicely driven away through the covers, well timed and it races to the extra cover boundary

Pakistan 92/2   Younis Khan 19* (29b 2x4)   SCJ Broad 8.3-2-19-0

Panesar to Younis Khan, FOUR, swept powerfully again and wonderfully executed out to the square boundary, better timed on this occassion

Pakistan 97/2   Younis Khan 23* (35b 3x4)   MS Panesar 13.4-2-39-1

Trott to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, lovely shot, half volley on middle and leg and driven effortlessly through the line, neat straight drive

Pakistan 148/4   Asad Shafiq 20* (53b 1x4 1x6)   IJL Trott 1-0-6-0

Trott to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, poor delivery, friendly full toss on the pads and easily whips it away, picks the big gap at midwicket and it brings up the 50 stand

Pakistan 156/4   Asad Shafiq 26* (57b 2x4 1x6)   IJL Trott 1.5-0-12-0

Swann to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, he drops it short to search for some turn but ends up dragging it too short, easy for Shafiq to rock back and slap it past the big gap at cover point

Pakistan 161/4   Asad Shafiq 30* (60b 3x4 1x6)   GP Swann 9.4-1-28-1

Swann to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, drags it a fraction short and Shafiq rocks back and thumps it past point and cover, lot of power behind that

Pakistan 177/4   Asad Shafiq 39* (78b 4x4 1x6)   GP Swann 12.3-1-41-1

Panesar to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, this time he gets the late cut away and it dissects the two square fieldsman and runs away to the third man boundary

Pakistan 184/4   Asad Shafiq 45* (96b 5x4 1x6)   MS Panesar 26.3-7-70-1

Panesar to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, identical cut stroke and four more to third man. It's not that short from Panesar, just enough depth to rock back quickly and slide it behind square, lovely stroke

Pakistan 188/4   Asad Shafiq 49* (99b 6x4 1x6)   MS Panesar 27-7-74-1

Swann to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, slightly short and heaved over the leg side off the back foot, catches it cleanly and it's four to deep midwicket

Pakistan 201/4   Asad Shafiq 58* (119b 7x4 1x6)   GP Swann 16-1-51-1

Anderson to Adnan Akmal, FOUR, much better drive and timed nicely through the covers past point

Pakistan 209/5   Adnan Akmal 4* (6b 1x4)   JM Anderson 12.4-3-30-0

Broad to Adnan Akmal, FOUR, opens the face of the bat and safely glides that past the slips and gully, big gap there, he keeps it down as well

Pakistan 214/5   Adnan Akmal 8* (14b 2x4)   SCJ Broad 18.1-3-33-2

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!

Pakistan 220/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 47* (139b 1x4 2x6)   JM Anderson 15.4-5-34-0

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

Pakistan 225/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 52* (142b 2x4 2x6)   SCJ Broad 20.1-3-39-3

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

Pakistan 230/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 57* (144b 3x4 2x6)   JM Anderson 16.1-5-39-0

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

Pakistan 238/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 65* (157b 4x4 2x6)   JM Anderson 17.4-5-44-0

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

Pakistan 243/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 70* (161b 5x4 2x6)   SCJ Broad 22.2-3-47-3
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100





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Hours of play (local time) 10am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00

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