Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

Younis Khan
213(349) 15x4 - 2x6
Control %87%
  • Productive Shot
  • off drive
  • 37 runs
  • 5x4 - 0x6
11 26 25 26 27 31 26 41
Azhar Ali
109(250) 6x4 - 0x6
Control %94%
  • Productive Shot
  • off drive
  • 28 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
2 8 5 10 33 23 11 17

Best performances - Bowlers

Zulfiqar Babar
O32.3
M2
R120
W5
Eco3.69
RHB
OFFLEG
3W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
Yasir Shah
O22
M4
R44
W3
Eco2.00
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W

Partnerships

  • PAK - 1st
  • AUS - 1st
  • PAK - 2nd
  • AUS - 2nd

Pakistan - 1st - Innings

57
Mohammad Hafeez22 (44)
Ahmed Shehzad35 (64)
39
Azhar Ali15 (54)
Mohammad Hafeez23 (45)
236
Younis Khan126 (189)
Azhar Ali94 (196)
181
Younis Khan76 (79)
Misbah-ul-Haq101 (69)
24
Younis Khan11 (10)
Asad Shafiq13 (15)
24
Sarfaraz Ahmed13 (16)
Asad Shafiq8 (17)
9*
Yasir Shah1 (14)
Sarfaraz Ahmed6 (6)

Australia - 1st - Innings

21
CJL Rogers5 (8)
DA Warner16 (17)
13
DA Warner3 (11)
NM Lyon9 (26)
41
NM Lyon3 (37)
GJ Maxwell37 (28)
22
MJ Clarke19 (21)
NM Lyon3 (22)
3
MJ Clarke3 (2)
SPD Smith0 (6)
64
MJ Clarke25 (39)
MR Marsh33 (42)
29
BJ Haddin10 (22)
MR Marsh19 (21)
6
MG Johnson0 (7)
MR Marsh6 (5)
62
PM Siddle28 (43)
MR Marsh29 (48)
0
PM Siddle0 (2)
MA Starc0 (0)

Pakistan - 2nd - Innings

14
Mohammad Hafeez0 (0)
Ahmed Shehzad14 (6)
7
Azhar Ali4 (4)
Mohammad Hafeez3 (6)
131
Younis Khan46 (122)
Azhar Ali62 (124)
141*
Azhar Ali34 (46)
Misbah-ul-Haq101 (57)

Australia - 2nd - Innings

19
CJL Rogers2 (27)
DA Warner17 (21)
12
DA Warner4 (8)
GJ Maxwell4 (12)
12
MJ Clarke5 (10)
DA Warner7 (6)
58
DA Warner30 (40)
SPD Smith23 (42)
107
SPD Smith57 (129)
MR Marsh47 (130)
30
BJ Haddin13 (32)
SPD Smith17 (33)
0
BJ Haddin0 (6)
MG Johnson0 (4)
0
MG Johnson0 (1)
PM Siddle0 (0)
7
PM Siddle3 (9)
MA Starc2 (21)
1
PM Siddle1 (2)
NM Lyon0 (1)
  • 'I was trying to hit every ball for four or six' - Brendon McCullum

    Brendon McCullum has insisted that he was not aware of breaking the record for the fastest Test century until it had been announced over the Hagley Oval loudspeaker and flashed up on the big screen

  • 'We haven't learned from India defeat' - Clarke

    Michael Clarke has conceded that Australia appear not to have learnt from their crushing 4-0 defeat in India last year after losing 2-0 to Pakistan in the UAE

  • Trashing the brand

    Australia's aggression backfired spectacularly in the UAE but they do not seem ready to learn the lessons of their travel bagging

  • Bowlers were remarkable - Misbah

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq credited his side's belief and work ethic for the 2-0 series win in the Tests against Australia

  • Haddin cleared of shoulder fracture

    Australia are hopeful that Brad Haddin will not only be fit for the first Test against India at the Gabba next month, but also for part of the ODI series against South Africa that precedes it

In the realms of possibility?

960

Most balls that Australia have played to draw a Test (v WI, 1961). They need to play about 828 balls (or 138 overs) to save this Test

Toying with the Aussies

7

Number of times that Pakistan have declared both innings of Test - their first time against Australia

World Record, again

56

Misbah scored his hundred off 56 balls, equaling Viv Richards record for the fastest hundred in Tests

World Record Alert

21

Number of balls in which Misbah got to 50, a world record for the fastest fifty. He needed only 24 mins, also a world record

Historic High for Younis

468

Number of runs scored by Younis Khan in this series - the most by a Pakistan batsman in a two-match series

Third wicket triple

2

Number of times that a Pak pair has posted three 50+ third wicket partnerships in a series - the first was Younis/Yusuf v India (2006)

Change of gears

34

Runs scored by Pakistan in the first five overs. They scored 21 in the next ten.

Bang bang poof

14

Runs scored by Pakistan in the first over of the innings - the most runs since 2001 by any team in the first over when a wicket has fallen

Massive lead looming

26

Number of years since Pakistan have secured a 300+ first innings lead against Australia - this has happened twice (1988 and 1982)

The Tumbling Top

2

Number of times this series that Aus have lost 5 wickets for 100 runs or less

What's with No. 6

25

Steven Smith's average batting at No. 6 in 14 inns; he averages 52.17 batting at 5 and 60.50 batting at 7

Familiar troubles

5/8

Australia have failed to reach 100 before the fall of their fourth wicket in five of their last eight innings in Asia

Not quite the Don

2

No. of centuries at No. 3 by Australia's batsmen since Ponting retirement (41 innings) - both by Shane Watson.