Player of the Match
Player of the Match

A frenetic final day

15

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

All or nothing

242

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

1

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

8

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

Opening milestone

0

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

1

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