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Match Details

Toss

England , elected to bat first

Series result

4-match series drawn 2-2

Player of the match

Player of the series

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00

Match days

11,12,13,14 August 2016 (5-day match)

Test debut

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Close of Play

  • Thu, 11 Aug - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 3/1 (Azhar Ali 0*, Yasir Shah 0*, 3 ov)
  • Fri, 12 Aug - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 340/6 (Younis Khan 101*, Sarfraz Ahmed 17*, 91 ov)
  • Sat, 13 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 88/4 (GS Ballance 4*, JM Bairstow 14*, 31 ov)
  • Sun, 14 Aug - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 42/0 (13.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

End of a winning streak

6

Consecutive home series of four or more Tests that England had won before this one - 3 Ashes series, 2 versus India, and 1 versus Pakistan

Pakistan's favourite venue

5-3

Pakistan's win-loss record in Tests at The Oval, the only venue in England where they have won more Tests than they have lost

Hales in trouble

17.56

Hales' average in 16 innings v South Africa and Pakistan (281 runs); in five innings v Sri Lanka earlier this summer he scored 292

Loving The Oval

6

Number of times Pakistan have a 200-plus lead in a Test in England; three of those have been at The Oval - in 1987, 2006 and 2016

Getting better with age

3

Test double-centuries for Younis after turning 35; only Sangakkara has as many

Consistent Sarfraz

9

Number of times, in 13 Test innings against England, that Sarfraz has scored at least 25. His highest, though, is 46*

A pair, then a hundred

1958

Last time before Asad Shafiq a Pakistan batsman hit a century against a team after getting a pair in the previous Test. Wazir Mohammad had done it v WI.

Same venue, after 10 years

2006

Last time before this Pakistan had fifty stands for their third and fourth wicket in a Test innings in England, at the same venue.

Only the second time

1

Number of times in Tests since 2003 Younis Khan has batted at No. 5 or lower in a Test innings before this. He had batted at No. 5 in Galle in 2014

Little to show after Lord's

43

Runs by Asad Shafiq in his previous four innings including a pair at Edgbaston. He had made 122 runs in the Lord's Test.

Broad's indifferent Oval form

2009

Last time Stuart Broad took a five-wicket haul in Tests at the Oval - in the 2009 Ashes. Since then he had taken 15 wickets at 44.67 in 11 inns before this Test