3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 22-26 1996, Pakistan tour of England and Scotland
326 & 242
(6.4 ov, target 48)
521/8d & 48/1
Pakistan won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
MA Atherton (c) b Waqar Younis31771305040.25
AJ Stewart  b Mushtaq Ahmed4451748086.27
N Hussain c Saeed Anwar b Waqar Younis1225271048.00
GP Thorpe lbw b Mohammad Akram54951228056.84
JP Crawley  b Waqar Younis10621725711048.84
NV Knight  b Mushtaq Ahmed1745680137.77
CC Lewis  b Wasim Akram540430012.50
IDK Salisbury c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Wasim Akram521270023.80
DG Cork c †Moin Khan b Waqar Younis055000.00
RDB Croft not out518310027.77
AD Mullally  b Wasim Akram24122050200.00
Extras(lb 12, nb 10, w 1)23
TOTAL(99.2 Ov, RR: 3.28)326
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Alec Stewart), 2-85 (Nasser Hussain), 3-116 (Mike Atherton), 4-205 (Graham Thorpe), 5-248 (Nick Knight), 6-273 (Chris Lewis), 7-283 (Ian Salisbury), 8-284 (Dominic Cork), 9-295 (John Crawley), 10-326 (Alan Mullally)
Wasim Akram29.298332.8208
Waqar Younis2569543.8000
Mohammad Akram1214113.4112
Mushtaq Ahmed2757822.8800
Aamer Sohail611702.8300
Pakistan 1st Innings
Saeed Anwar c Croft b Cork17626437826066.66
Aamer Sohail c Cork b Croft4678947058.97
Ijaz Ahmed c †Stewart b Mullally611361669044.85
Inzamam-ul-Haq c Hussain b Mullally35801113043.75
Saleem Malik not out10022328910044.84
Asif Mujtaba run out (Lewis)1344671029.54
Wasim Akram (c)st †Stewart b Croft40811134149.38
Moin Khan  b Salisbury2346712050.00
Mushtaq Ahmed c Crawley b Mullally218230011.11
Waqar Younis not out065000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 16)25
TOTAL(159.1 Ov, RR: 3.27)521/8d
Did not bat: Mohammad Akram 
Fall of wickets: 1-106 (Aamer Sohail), 2-239 (Ijaz Ahmed), 3-334 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 4-334 (Saeed Anwar), 5-365 (Asif Mujtaba), 6-440 (Wasim Akram), 7-502 (Moin Khan), 8-519 (Mushtaq Ahmed)
CC Lewis23311204.8606
AD Mullally37.179732.6007
RDB Croft471011622.4600
DG Cork2357113.0808
IDK Salisbury29311614.0000
England 2nd Innings
MA Atherton (c)c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Mushtaq Ahmed431441925029.86
AJ Stewart c Asif Mujtaba b Mushtaq Ahmed541001397054.00
N Hussain lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed51961158053.12
GP Thorpe c Wasim Akram b Mushtaq Ahmed924380037.50
JP Crawley c Aamer Sohail b Wasim Akram1958952032.75
NV Knight c & b Mushtaq Ahmed817182047.05
CC Lewis lbw b Waqar Younis422310018.18
DG Cork  b Mushtaq Ahmed2633396078.78
RDB Croft c Ijaz Ahmed b Wasim Akram616221037.50
IDK Salisbury not out00300-
AD Mullally  b Wasim Akram011000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 13, w 1)22
TOTAL(82.4 Ov, RR: 2.92)242
Fall of wickets: 1-96 (Alec Stewart), 2-136 (Mike Atherton), 3-166 (Graham Thorpe), 4-179 (Nasser Hussain), 5-187 (Nick Knight), 6-205 (Chris Lewis), 7-220 (John Crawley), 8-238 (Dominic Cork), 9-242 (Robert Croft), 10-242 (Alan Mullally)
Wasim Akram15.416734.27014
Waqar Younis1835513.0510
Mushtaq Ahmed37107862.1000
Aamer Sohail21402.0000
Mohammad Akram1033003.0001
Pakistan 2nd Innings (target: 48 runs)
Saeed Anwar c Knight b Mullally18100012.50
Aamer Sohail not out29173350170.58
Ijaz Ahmed not out1321211061.90
Extras(nb 5)5
TOTAL(6.4 Ov, RR: 7.2)48/1
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Saeed Anwar)
DG Cork301505.0004
AD Mullally302418.0002
RDB Croft0.409013.5000
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesPakistan tour of England and Scotland
Player Of The Match
Mushtaq Ahmed
Player Of The Series
Alec Stewart
Mushtaq Ahmed
Series resultPakistan won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1332
Match days22,23,24,25,26 August 1996 (5-day match)
Test debut
Robert Croft
Mervyn Kitchen
B.C. Cooray
TV Umpire
Chris Balderstone
Match Referee
Peter van der Merwe
Thu, 22 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 278/6 (JP Crawley 94*, IDK Salisbury 1*)
Fri, 23 Aug - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 229/1 (Saeed Anwar 116*, Ijaz Ahmed 58*)
Sat, 24 Aug - day 3 - Pakistan 1st innings 339/4 (Saleem Malik 2*, Asif Mujtaba 1*)
Sun, 25 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 74/0 (MA Atherton 26*, AJ Stewart 40*)
Mon, 26 Aug - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 48/1 (6.4 ov) - end of match
Day 5
  • Wasim Akram reaches 300 test wickets by bowling AD Mullally to finish England's 2nd innings.
  • Man of the match adjudicator: Paul Allott.
Day 4
  • Post lunch session was briefly interrupted by rain.
  • Waqar Younis dropped by Salisbury off his own bowling while on 0 and Pakistan Total at 520/8.
  • Saleem Malik's 14th Test century, 4th against England. Pakistan declare immediately.
Day 3
  • 176 is Saeed Anwar's highest test score. His previous highest score was 169 against New Zealand at Wellington, 1993-94.
  • Rain stopped play at the end of 92.5 overs in the Pakistani innings.
  • Play restarted, 29 overs more to be bowled today.
  • Rain stopped the play at the end of 94.3 overs.
Day 2
  • Rain interruption resulted in the loss of the entire morning session play. Tea will be taken 30 minutes late, at 16:10 BST.
  • 67 overs to be bowled today or play will continue till 19:00 BST.
  • Maiden test century for Crawley. He reached his century with an all run 4 to midwicket (not included in the number of boundaries scored by Crawley).
  • Mullally dropped by Ijaz Ahmed at deep square leg off Waqar Younis when on 19, and England total at 321/9. He gets a single.
  • Aamer Sohail crossed 2000 runs in test cricket.
  • In the 20th over of the Pakistani innings a male streaker walked on to the field. Stewards remove him from the field.
  • Croft picks up his maiden wicket off the 41st ball he bowled.
  • Saeed Anwar's third century, first against England. 103 in 135 balls, 199 mins, 16x4.
Day 1
  • Atherton dropped by Asif Mujtaba off Wasim Akram when on 20.
  • Crawley's highest score. His previous highest was 72 against Australia at Sydney, 1994-95.
  • New ball taken for 90th over.