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Day 5

Day 4

390dThe Bulletin by Osman Samiuddin

India accelerate to extend lead

India gave themselves some hope of winning the second Test at Eden Gardens, finally hustling out Pakistan's resistance on the fourth day

390dAnand Vasu in Kolkata

Pakistan add ineptitude to injury

Pakistan's decision to play an unfit Shoaib Akhtar weakened their bowling attack and the Indian batsman took full advantage

Day 3

390dThe Bulletin by Osman Samiuddin

Misbah and Akmal defy India

Defiant centuries from Misbah-ul-Haq and Kamran Akmal left Pakistan 258 runs behind India's mammoth first-innings score of 616

390dAnand Vasu

Centuries breathe life into the series

Kamran Akmal and Misbah-ul-Haq scored contrasting centuries but allowed Pakistan to close in on the follow-on mark that at one stage looked a distinct possibility

Day 2

Day 1

390dAnand Vasu in Kolkata

The most unacrobatic dive

Anand Vasu presents the Plays of the day from the first day of the second Test between India and Pakistan in Kolkata


390dAnand Vasu in Kolkata

Reluctant captain, capable leader

On the final day of the second Test, Younis, albeit filling the captain's post in the absence of Shoaib Malik, showed tremendous leadership

403dSoumya Bhattacharya

Eden on an impulse

India v Pakistan in Kolkata, Laxman and Ganguly at the crease. Fly into town for the day?

390dCricinfo staff

Younis dissociates himself from team selection

Younis Khan, standing is as captain for the injured Shoaib Malik, has dissociated himself from the decision to include Shoaib Akhtar in the playing XI for the second Test

390dAnand Vasu in Kolkata

Spinners will have to use the rough - Dhoni

From afar this pitch doesn't appear to have broken up as much Indian dust bowls generally do. While batsmen dragging their feet does cause some dust to fly, it's not as though each ball landing on the pitch is accompanied by a puff of dust

Pakistan 4th innings Partnerships

1st22Kamran AkmalYasir Hameed
2nd15Kamran AkmalSalman Butt
3rd28Younis KhanSalman Butt
4th13Younis KhanMisbah-ul-Haq
5th136Mohammad YousufYounis Khan