An afternoon of outstanding reverse-swing bowling conjured England a memorable come-from-behind 141-run victory at Edgbaston
Misbah-ul-Haq said that Pakistan could not cope with England's mastery or reverse swing on the final day at Edgbaston.
James Vince is an injury doubt for the final Test of the summer after sustaining a dislocated finger on the final day at Edgbaston
Stats highlights from the final day at Edgbaston as England wrap up an impressive victory
Less than two sessions to bat with nine wickets in hand, it was a chance for Pakistan to secure a draw. In the space or 23 balls it all came crashing down
Alastair Cook saw his moment and took it and his brilliant leadership was a vital factor in England's win in the Edgbaston Test.
In their patient approach to victory at Edgbaston, England unfurled a template that could enable them to repeat their triumph in India this winter
For two sessions this was a day of twists and turns, not the thrilling variety of batting collapses or exhilarating innings, but steady shifting of the sands, before England surged into a dominan
Stats highlights from the fourth day between England and Pakistan at Edgbaston
James Vince did the hard work but gave his innings away in a worryingly familiar manner. He is running out of chances to prove his worth
Faced with an England team who love to attack, Misbah-ul-Haq applied the handbrake to their ambitions with two sessions of dour attritional dot-ball cricket
The worm turns again. There is some wonderful Test cricket being played at the moment and the Edgbaston Test could bubble up into a humdinger after Alastair Cook and Alex Hales wiped out Pakistan
Alex Hales, England's opening batsman, has apologised for his team's slow over-rate during the third Test against Pakistan, by giving a disgruntled fan a partial refund on his match ticket.Alexis Full
Pakistan could still win the third Test, which remains beautifully poised, but they were let down on the third day by key areas and it left Mickey Arthur frustrated
Steven Finn has every attribute a fast bowler could hope for, and the best judges in the game believe in him. But his battle is between the ears, not against the batsmen
Stats highlights from the third day at Edgbaston, when England recovered after conceding a first-innings lead of 103
Pakistan engineered themselves a position of considerable strength by tea on the second day at Edgbaston as Sami Aslam and Azhar Ali added an unbroken 154 for the second wicket to take them to wi
Stats highlights from the second day's play at Edgbaston where Pakistan's top order belied their reputation outside of Asia
James Anderson has apologised to both umpires for behaviour he admits was 'petulant' and 'unacceptable' on the second day of the third Investec Test at Edgbaston
Sohail Khan made a significant impact on his return to Test cricket after a gap of nearly five years as England were forced to dig deep for something close to parity on the opening day at Edgbast
There has been much talk in recent years about the disproportionate value of home advantage in Test cricket. But, during this Edgbaston Test at least, Pakistan have shown the greater ability to a
As good a batsman as he has shown himself to be, to give off a sense of permanence in his first Test innings in England is what stood out about Sami Aslam
After five years in the wilderness, Sohail Khan seized his chance for a Test comeback and bowled Pakistan into the ascendancy at Edgbaston
James Vince has had eight innings in which to convert his elegance into output. But he is still making the same unnerving mistakes.
Hindustani classical music - the millennia-old premier art form of the subcontinent - is almost impossible to appreciate without understanding its meanings and symbols. For anyone ignorant of that con
Pakistan's inconsistency in selection has seen them run through many players in the last few years, and openers have been a particular problem.All the more reason to sit up and take notice, then, when
After being handed another England recall, Steven Finn is reaching the stage where achievement needs to outstrip potential
Some background on the man who could replace Shan Masood at Edgbaston
England will play their 500th Test on home soil this week against Pakistan, a team virtually homeless since 2009
Stats preview of the Edgbaston Test, where teams batting first have had the odds stacked against them in recent times
ESPNcricinfo previews the third Test between England and Pakistan at Edgbaston.
No. of Tests won by England against Pakistan after facing a higher deficit than the 103 runs in this Test.
No. of balls in which Pakistan lost their 4 wickets (4th to 7th) - Misbah, Shafiq, Sarfraz, Sami. The four wickets added just one run combined.
No. of Pakistan openers who made 2 50+ scores in a Test at a younger age than Sami Aslam (20 y, 235d). He is overall the fifth youngest opener to do so.
Younis Khan's ave in the 4th inns of Tests, before this - highest among 27 batsmen with 1000+ runs in 4th inns. However, his ave in 4th inns outside Asia is 41.71.
Hafeez's ave in Tests outside Asia - lowest for any opener with 25 or more Test innings, including non-subcontinent openers.
No. of times the teams have batted more than 80 overs in the 4th inns at Edgbaston. Pakistan needs 343 runs in 84 overs.
Win-loss by the teams chasing targets of 200+ in Tests at Edgbaston, in 16 occasions. SA, though, chased 281 when last time target of 200+ was set, in 2008.
Previous most Test runs by an England wicketkeeper in a calendar year, by Matt Prior (2012). Bairstow has gone past that mark in the second inns of this Test.
No. of inns Vince has played in Tests, but hasn't yet scored a fifty. He has got out for 42 twice, in 30s twice and only two single-digit scores.
Last time England's top-3 scored 50 or more in their 2nd inns of a home Test, before this - vs SL, Lord's. This is only their 6th such instance at home
The last time both England openers passed 50 in a Test innings v Pakistan - Strauss and Trescothick, at Headingley in August 2006
Attempts without a century stand in the second innings for England in Tests. The last one before today was in March 2013 - 231 between Compton-Cook
Instances of Pakistan taking 100+ 1st-innings lead v England in England, before this Test. They have won 4 and drawn 4, with 1 forfeiture