Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 4

3032dAndrew Miller

Another day of lost belief

As corruption reared its ugly head again, those at Lord's were left wondering whether they could believe what they were watching

Day 3

3032dNagraj Gollapudi at Lord's

Pakistan wilt after spirit dries up

This wasn't the first collapse of the summer, but it was one of the most dramatic as the visitors fell apart after facing England's record-breaking stand

Day 2

3034dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Trott and Broad lead epic recovery

England staged one of the finest fightbacks seen in Test cricket as Jonathan Trott's magnificent hundred was follow by Stuart Broad's maiden century

3034dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Trott's patient approach earns overdue acclaim

England's grip on the series had been severely loosened by Mohammad Amir, but it was restored in dramatic fashion by an unlikely pair - Jonathan Trott and Stuart Broad

Day 1

3035dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Strauss falls on rain-hit opening day

Mohammad Asif made a breakthrough for Pakistan when he removed Andrew Strauss, but bad light and rain meant just 12.3 overs were possible on the opening day of the final Test at Lord's

3035dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Gooch defends struggling batsmen

Graham Gooch, England's batting coach, has come to the defence of Andrew Strauss and Kevin Pietersen, the two batsmen in the current line-up whose form is under the most scrutiny


746dESPNcricinfo staff

Amir's tainted Wisden goes under auction

A 2011 leather-bound copy of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, that was withheld from Mohammad Amir following his conviction for spot-fixing, is expected to break records

3032dCricinfo staff

My report should have been fully implemented - Qayyum

The current controversy involving Pakistan players in England could have been averted had the recommendations made by the Qayyum Commission been fully implemented, a retired High Court judge has said

2963dESPNcricinfo staff

Second file of evidence passed to CPS

The Crown Prosecution Service has been handed a second file of evidence relating to claims that Pakistan's cricketers accepted bribes to engage in spot-fixing during the fourth Test against England at Lord's in August

3032dOsman Samiuddin

Mazhar Majeed known to Pakistan players

Mazhar Majeed, the man at the centre of the spot-fixing controversy that has engulfed the ongoing Lord's Test between England and Pakistan, is known to many members of the Pakistan team as a UK-based agent

921dAndrew McGlashan at Lord's

Match-fixers deserve life bans, says Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook, the England captain, believes that any player involved in match-fixing should be banned for life but has no problem with the likelihood of facing Mohammad Amir again

3036dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Anderson's blue-sky thinking

James Anderson believes that his final-day showing at The Oval, in which he produced a fast and threatening display under cloudless skies and with a 25-over old ball, will help to convince the doubters that he has what it takes to succeed in adverse condi

1164dAndrew McGlashan

Pace, spin and controversy

We look back at six encounters between Pakistan and England that became iconic (sometimes for the wrong reasons)

3035dNagraj Gollapudi

Pakistan braced for final push

Pakistan would be best advised to hold a healthy respect for the task that lies ahead of them, as England will not hand over the series without a serious fight

Pakistan 3rd innings Partnerships

1st7Imran FarhatYasir Hameed
2nd2Salman ButtYasir Hameed
3rd32Mohammad YousufSalman Butt
4th0Mohammad YousufAzhar Ali
5th22Azhar AliUmar Akmal
6th1Kamran AkmalUmar Akmal
7th1Mohammad AmirUmar Akmal
8th8Wahab RiazUmar Akmal
9th24Saeed AjmalUmar Akmal
10th50Mohammad AsifUmar Akmal