Player of the Match
Player of the Match
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'World class pace bowling may be difference'

Alan Gardner hails James Anderson and Wahab Riaz's fast-bowling on extremely unhelpful tracks in the UAE

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Cook follows Dravid to Test centuries in nine countries

Statistical highlights from the third day of the first Test match between Pakistan and England

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'Template' Cook leads the way

Alan Gardner heralds the way England captain Alastair Cook has batted against Pakistan

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By The Numbers - The comeback king

Shoaib Malik marked his return to Test cricket in style while Asad Shafiq makes a case for the best no. 6 in Tests

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'Tempo the stand-out feature of Shoaib's innings'

Andrew Miller heralds the innings of Shoaib Malik in the first innings of Pakistan against England in Abu Dhabi.

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'Rashid was never going to be a holding bowler'

Andrew Miller suggests that the only way is up for Adil Rashid after his Test debut

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'Chances will be few and far between'

Andrew Miller laments Ian Bell's drop of Mohammad Hafeez off James Anderson

A frenetic final day


Wickets that fell on the last day (for 276 runs); on the first four days, 16 wickets fell for 1092 runs

All or nothing


The highest by a batsman in one inns of a Test with a 0 in the other before Malik's 245 and 0 in this Test. Ponting v India, Adelaide, 2013.

Cook joins KP


No. of England batsmen to make 1000-plus Test runs in a year four times before Alastair Cook. Kevin Pietersen was the first to do it.

Subcontinent? No worries


Test centuries by Cook in Asia - equal the most by any overseas batsman. Jacques Kallis also made eight hundreds in Asia.

Opening milestone


Number of century opening stands by England in six innings in the UAE before this one. This is also their first fifty-plus stand here.

Malik's best


Number of times Malik had scored a double-century in first-class cricket. This is now Malik's highest.