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

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.