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Craig Cozier

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan

Sami recalled for final Test

Nov 23, 2006: Inzamam-ul-Haq lauded the efforts of Mohammad Yousuf in drawing the second Test in Multan and said the confidence drawn from saving the match will help as they prepare for the final Test

Osman Samiuddin in Multan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan

A little corner was turned - Lara

Nov 23, 2006: 'This match could be used as a template for us because we played 15 hard sessions of cricket. And that is needed for any team to draw or win a match', said Lara

Osman Samiuddin in Multan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 5th day

Tranquil Yousuf reaches his peak

Nov 23, 2006: It is difficult, if not entirely, impossible to locate precisely the moment when a baton, or torch is passed on, when the charge changes

The Verdict by Osman Samiuddin in Multan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 5th day

Battling Yousuf earns a draw

Nov 23, 2006: Reiterating his monstrous appetite for runs, Mohammad Yousuf steered Pakistan out of choppy waters, guiding them to safety on the final day of the second Test at Multan

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 4th day

'I am happy that a player as great as Lara hits me around'

Nov 22, 2006: Danish Kaneria and Daren Ganga spoke to reporters at the end of the day's play

Osman Samiuddin at Multan

New PCB policy clips wings of captain, coach in team selection

Pakistan selectors get more powers

Nov 22, 2006: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced its new selection policy, whereby selectors will have the final say on Pakistan's team selections before each match

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan

Lara's at the height of his game

Nov 22, 2006: "When a man sees his end he wants to know that there has been some purpose to his life." That line seems almost to define the Brian Lara we are seeing now in Pakistan

Fazeer Mohammed

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 4th day

Farhat leads Pakistan's fightback

Nov 22, 2006: Just when it appeared as if West Indies had assumed a vice-like grip on Multan Test, Pakistan hit back through an assertive batting performance, leaving a draw the most likely result

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 3rd day

Razzaq's Test credibility questioned again

Nov 21, 2006: It is a question that comes to haunt Pakistan every now and again. Is Abdul Razzaq really worth a place in the Test side as an all-rounder?

Osman Samiuddin

Top Performer - Brian Lara

Pirate of the Caribbean

Nov 21, 2006: Jamie Alter on a sensational Brian Lara innings at Multan, one that changed the very complexion of the match and series

Jamie Alter

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 3rd day

'It's important that I stay there at the crease' - Lara

Nov 21, 2006: The bad news for Pakistan, at the end of a day where the West Indies took matters of the second Test very much into their own hands, was that Brian Lara was still batting, four short of a ninth double hundred

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 3rd day

Lara closes in on Tendulkar's record

Nov 21, 2006: Brian Lara's magnificent century at Multan put West Indies on top and put them in a position to try and level the series. Cricinfo lists out some of the statistical highlights of the knock

S Rajesh

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 3rd day

Everything is illuminated

Nov 21, 2006: The few spectators who came down today didn't know it, but they actually had a choice of two games to watch at the Multan Cricket Stadium

Osman Samiuddin in Multan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 3rd day

Windies ride on Lara's sizzling ton

Nov 21, 2006: Brian Lara's masterful 196 not out, which comprised a ballistic 77-ball century in a session, stunned Pakistan at Multan, providing West Indies with a great chance to level the three-match series.

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 2nd day

'We are definitely in with a chance' - Taylor

Nov 20, 2006: Bob Woolmer and Jerome Taylor spoke to reporters at the end of the day's game

Osman Samiuddin at Multan

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Turn again Tiger

Nov 20, 2006: With the same understated tenacity that characterises his playing career, Shivnarine Chanderpaul unobtrusively slid into his 100th Test match at Multan Cricket Stadium

Vaneisa Baksh

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 2nd day

Windies make strong reply to Pakistan's 357

Nov 20, 2006: An outstanding spell of new-ball bowling and a resolute opening partnership changed the complexion of the Multan Test, putting West Indies in a comfortable position at the end of the second day

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 1st day

The newest odd couple come good

Nov 19, 2006: Any day Pakistan's openers - any combination - put on an 83-run stand, you have to mark it down as a red-letter occasion

Osman Samiuddin at Multan

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Multan, 1st day

Lara pleased with bowlers' efforts

Nov 19, 2006: Brian Lara speaks to the media after a satisfying day in the field for the bowlers

Osman Samiuddin at Multan
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