Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

588dOn the Ball with S Rajesh and Binoy

The Akmal-Razzaq show

How Kamran Akmal and Abdul Razzaq thwarted India

588dThe Indian Verdict by Amit Varma

A worthy beginning

There was little to fault with the way the Indians played today

588dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Akmal and Razzaq save the Test

An outstanding 109 from Kamran Akmal and a dogged 71 from Abdul Razzaq ensured that Pakistan saved the first Test at Mohali

588dIndia Verdict by Amit Varma

Where's that burning desire?

There are many things that go into making a great team: a good opening pair, potent strike bowlers, a wicketkeeper who can bat, a captain whoinspires from behind and leads from the front

588dAmit Varma and Osman Samiuddin

The 450th time

The plays of the day from action at the fifth day of the first Test at Mohali

588dAmit Varma and Osman Samiuddin

Pressure? What pressure?

The plays of the day from action at the fourth day of the first Test at Mohali

588dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Pakistan face defeat despite Inzamam's valiant knock

Inzamam-ul-Haq and Yousuf Youhana produced defiant and beautiful innings, while Asim Kamal reprised his first-innings heroics with an assured 48, but by the end of the fourth day, Pakistan were still staring at an ignominious defeat, 53 runs ahead

588dAmit Varma at Mohali

Not this time

The plays of the day from action at the third day of the first Test at Mohali

588dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

India grind out a healthy lead

Virender Sehwag's thrilling 173 gave India the ideal platform to bat Pakistan out of this Test match, but those that followed him showed a strange reluctance to put the boot in, as Pakistan's bowlers - led most admirably by the tireless Danish

588dOn the Ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

A captain at ease

When all appeared lost for Pakistan, Inzamam-ul-Haq came out and played a gem of an innings

588dCommentary by Osman Samiuddin

Dropping like flies

Osman Samiuddin on the second day at Mohali

588dThe Wisden Verdict by Amit Varma

Sehwag - An original

Virender Sehwag, one of the originals of this age, did not need to manufacture any shots today: he had enough of them in his arsenal to batter Pakistan to resignation

588dStats by Rahul Bhatia and Arun Gopalakrishnan

Balaji's control and Inzy's cool

From the first few balls of his innings, it was clear that Inzamam-ul-Haq was in great touch

588dOn the Ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

Sehwag's offside majesty

Virender Sehwag's blistering unbeaten 95 was a typically characteristic innings, with plenty of runs scored in the arc between third man and extra cover