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Match Day

552dThe Bulletin by Chandrahas Choudhury

Pakistan clinch a famous victory

On a thrilling final day that went all the way down to the wire, Pakistan defied the odds at Bangalore and pulled off a magnificent series-levelling victory, taking all ten Indian wickets - the last one falling with just six overs left in the day -

552dThe Wisden Verdict on Pakistan by Osman Samiuddin in Bangalore

A moment to savour

It is difficult to downplay the magnitude of what Pakistan, and this Pakistan side in particular, has accomplished

552dOn the Ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

Kumble's misery

Teams have often complained that it's virtually impossible to score runs when a bowler reverts to a round-the-wicket, outside-leg line, but Pakistan showed that if batsmen are willing to improvise, it's possible to score at a brisk rate even against

552dOn the ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

Ultra-defensive Indians

How Pakistan choked the Indians on the final day at Bangalore

552dCricinfo staff

Inzamam banned for one Test

Inzamam-ul-Haq has received a one-Test ban for showing dissent against umpiring decisions on the last day of the Bangalore Test

552dThe Wisden Verdict by Dileep Premachandran in Bangalore

A palpable lack of desire

While a drawn series will be cause for celebration in Pakistan, it felt very much like a defeat for those present at the Chinnaswamy Stadium

552dCricinfo staff

Inzamam banned for one Test

Inzamam-ul-Haq has received a one-Test ban for showing dissent against umpiring decisions on the last day of the Bangalore Test

552dRoving Reporter by Nagraj Gollapudi in Bangalore

A view from the stands

For the first time in my life I was going to watch cricket from the stands: without using my journalistic eye, without using the pen or the laptop or the scrapbook

552dThe Wisden Verdict by Osman Samiuddin in Bangalore

Forces of nature

Virender Sehwag and Shahid Afridi; safely we can say that cricket has never known the likes of them before

552dAmit Varma and Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Bangalore

The longest wait

Plays of the day

552dThe Wisden Verdict by Amit Varma in Bangalore

Achievement and appetite

Virender Sehwag's 201 today came off 262 balls, and yet, it was a watchful innings.Sehwag's watchfulness is predatorial: he waits for the right moment topounce on his moving dinner

552dOsman Samiuddin

'I found no-one difficult today' - Sehwag

Virender Sehwag, who became the quickest Indian to 3000 runs on the way to his belligerent 201 on the third day of the final Test against Pakistan, spoke to the press at the end of the day

552dThe Bulletin by Chandrahas Choudhury

Pakistan recover after Sehwag double-hundred

Virender Sehwag's magnificent 201 lit up the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, but Pakistan fought back superbly in the last session, taking three wickets as India closed the third day on 379 for 6, still trailing by 191

552dCricinfo staff

Home disadvantage

A statistical look at the second day's play at Bangalore

552dThe Wisden Verdict by Dileep Premachandran

The silver lining on a cloudy day

Having been thwarted by the obduracy of Abdul Razzaq and the cavalier defiance of Kamran Akmal on the final day at Mohali, India ran into the proverbial brick wall here in the shape of the Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch

552dCricinfo staff

Home disadvantage

A statistical look at the second day's play at Bangalore

552dOn the Ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

The back-foot master

How Inzamam made merry at Bangalore

552dThe Bulletin by Chandrahas Choudhury

Younis powers Pakistan to 570

Younis Khan, whose place was on the line after the first Test at Mohali and who responded with a hundred at Kolkata, completed an incredible turnaround of his personal fortunes on the second day of the Bangalore Test by making 267, the highest score

552dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran at Bangalore

Inzamam and Younis power Pakistan

An outstanding unbeaten 184 by Inzamam-ul-Haq, playing his 100th Test, was the highlight of the opening day at Bangalore, as Pakistan powered to 323 for 2

552dThe Bulletin by Chandrahas Choudhury

Younis and Afridi put Pakistan in front

Aggressive batting by Pakistan's top order allowed them to amass 261 for 2 in just 50 overs in their second innings at Bangalore