Player of the Match
Player of the Match

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.