Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
PAKISTAN 378(118.5 OVERS)1ST INNINGS ENGLAND 242(75.2 OVERS)1ST INNINGS PAKISTAN 354/6d(95 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Gopi Rangarajan | Commentator: Andrew Miller
Running up and down the stairs in Dubai is worth it if you can get the perfect shot with the sun playing hide-and-seek
No other game makes you crave updates, no matter how trivial, when you are denied live coverage
Waqar Younis, the Pakistan coach, has criticised the inconsistency of the Decision Review System, and believes that the margin of doubt for Umpire's Call should be increased from 50 percent to 75 percent
How do England mask their flaws and make the most of their assets in the make-or-break third Test? ESPNcricinfo assesses the options
Inside two weeks, the UAE has hosted two dramatic Test matches showing the full flavour of longest format of the game
Pakistan's win-loss Test record in the UAE since the beginning of 2010; in other countries their record is 11-15 in the same period
The previous record for most balls faced by the last four batsmen (Nos. 8-11) in the 4th innings of a Test. England have exceeded that here
Years, to the day, since Pakistan recorded their first Test win. They beat India by an innings and 43 runs in Lucknow on October 26, 1952
Innings for Root to get to 3000 Test runs, the fastest among England batsmen since 1970. Pietersen got there in 63 innings
Fifty-plus scores by Root in Tests this year - the highest by an England batsman in a year. Previous highest - 11 by Fletcher in '73.
No. of 50+ stands between Bell and Root in 4th inns of a Test including this one. Their stand hasn't been broken in the last 3 such inns.
No. of times Bell has made a duck or 1 in 19 inns since his last Test hundred. He had made 338 at 19.88 before this inns.
Second innings hundreds by Younis; only Sangakkara (14), Cook (13), and Tendulkar (13) have more.