1st Test, Nottingham, Jul 29 - Aug 1 2010, Pakistan tour of England
354 & 262/9d
(29 ov, target 435)182 & 80
England won by 354 runs
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• The Bulletin by Liam Brickhill

Anderson swings England to 354-run win

England needed less than one session to complete a massive 354-run victory over Pakistan on day four of the first Test at Trent Bridge

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Scorecard summary
England354/10(104.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Pakistan182/10(54 overs)1st INNINGS
Umar Gul*65 (46)
Shoaib Malik38 (53)
England262/9(75.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Matt Prior*102 (136)
Graeme Swann28 (35)
Umar Gul3/41(15)
Shoaib Malik2/31(10.3)
Pakistan80/10(29 overs)2nd INNINGS
end of over 29Wicket maiden
PAK: 80/10CRR: 2.75 
Danish Kaneria16 (21)
James Anderson 15-8-17-6
Steven Finn 6-3-28-2

Anderson collects a stump and his team-mates crowd around to congratulate him. That was a comprehensive performance from England - excellent bowling, batting the first innings from Morgan and Collingwood, and sharp fielding. So, England have won by 354 runs. And as for Pakistan, where to from here? They have only a few days until the second Test starts at Edgbaston on Friday, but they must put this abject display out of their minds. Their bowling was excellent in the second innings, but apart from that there wasn't much to write home about.

James Anderson finished with match figures of 11 for 71 - the best match analysis by an England bowler since Matthew Hoggard collected 12 for 205 against South Africa at the Wanderers in January 2005.

Don't leave us just yet - we'll have the presentations shortly. Meanwhile "Pakistan were absolutely rubbish with the bat," is the blunt analysis from Ramiz Raja on TV. "They'll be mentally scarred by this performance."

"The first game against Australia was a bit like this. We must remember we won the second game, so this will help us make a strong comeback," Salman Butt says. "This is a young side with limited experience, but they have the talent. There's not that much difference between the sides in batting - had we held onto our chances England would not have run away with this match."

Andrew Strauss: "We're very satisfied. Our bowling was first-class on a wicket that helped the bowlers quite a lot. But we're very conscious it's only the first game in a four-game series."

And the Man of the Match - no surprises here - it's James Anderson: "It's a lot easier when the ball is swinging. You want to make the most of it, because it doesn't always."

That's it from Trent Bridge. What a performance by England. Join us on Friday for the second Test from Edgbaston. But in the meantime, feel free to head on over to our Facebook page to dissect the match. And keep an eye out for all the post-match news and analysis from Andrew Miller and Nagraj Gollapudi at the ground. From myself, Brydon Coverdale, as well as Sahil Dutta and Liam Brickhill, thanks for joining us, and it's goodbye for now.

Anderson to Mohammad Asif, OUT

and that's the match! Asif edges to Swann at second slip and Anderson, who came around the wicket, has now finished with 11 wickets

Mohammad Asif c Swann b Anderson 0 (10m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
Anderson to Mohammad Asif, no run

good ball, Anderson beats Asif outside off with one that nips away

Anderson to Mohammad Asif, no run

swinging in again, Asif defends

Anderson to Mohammad Asif, no run

swing in and on line, Asif just gets an inside edge onto it

Anderson to Mohammad Asif, no run

beaten outside off

Anderson to Mohammad Asif, no run

turned away to square leg, swinging down that way

end of over 2811 runs
PAK: 80/9CRR: 2.85 
Danish Kaneria16 (21)
Mohammad Asif0 (2)
Steven Finn 6-3-28-2
James Anderson 14-7-17-5
Finn to Danish Kaneria, no run

stays low this time, but not on the stumps so it does no damage at all

Finn to Danish Kaneria, 1 wide

whoops, Finn tries for the slower ball here and something has gone wrong, it lobs up far to wide of off

Finn to Danish Kaneria, no run

fuller and straight - Kaneria drives to cover

Finn to Danish Kaneria, no run

another bouncer, well directed at Kaneria's head, he just gets everything out of the way in time

Finn to Danish Kaneria, no run

outside off and moving away, Kaneria tries to lift it over cover but this time he can't connect

Finn to Danish Kaneria, FOUR runs

Finn goes short again and Kaneria swings hard again - this time it bounces over the square leg boundary as Trott can't quite get around to cut it off from backward square

Finn to Danish Kaneria, SIX runs

is this it? No, it's six for Kaneria! And a cheer ripples around the ground as they appreciate Kaneria's fight. It was a bouncer from Finn, Kaneria just lifted it high and over square leg and over the boundary

end of over 275 runs • 1 wicket
PAK: 69/9CRR: 2.55 
Mohammad Asif0 (2)
Danish Kaneria6 (15)
James Anderson 14-7-17-5
Steven Finn 5-3-17-2
Anderson to Mohammad Asif, no run

pushed across Asif, and it beats the bat

Anderson to Mohammad Asif, 4 leg byes

there are some runs as Anderson swings it down leg and Asif gets something on the ball to tickle it past Prior

Well bowled James Anderson. He's been terrific all match, swinging the ball and making life very difficult for Pakistan. Now then - England are one wicket from victory.

Anderson to Malik, OUT

Anderson has 10 for the match! And what a great delivery to bring up that milestone! It's angled in, fullish length and swinging away late - the perfect ball - and Malik tries to turn the ball through leg, only to get a leading edge to Collingwood at third slip

Shoaib Malik c Collingwood b Anderson 9 (59m 26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 34.61
Anderson to Danish Kaneria, 1 run

not a pretty shot, but effective - it's shortish, chest height and Kaneria lifts it high towards deep backward square and the ball bounces safely well short of the fieldsman

Anderson to Danish Kaneria, no run

again it's swinging away, Kaneria shapes to play and then swings his bat out of the way at the last minute

Anderson to Danish Kaneria, no run

too wide of off there, and swinging further away, Kaneria leaves it easily

end of over 268 runs
PAK: 64/8CRR: 2.46 
Shoaib Malik9 (25)
Danish Kaneria5 (12)
Steven Finn 5-3-17-2
James Anderson 13-7-16-4
Finn to Malik, FOUR runs

another fine square drive from Malik, off the back foot and he uses the width from Finn to punch the ball just behind point, well played

Best performances - batters
Eoin Morgan portrait
EJG Morgan ENG
130 runs (216)
19 fours
1 six
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
48 runs
8 fours
1 six
Matt Prior portrait
MJ Prior ENG
102 runs (136)
7 fours
2 sixes
Productive shot
leg glance
29 runs
1 four
0 six
Best performances - bowlers
James Anderson, player portrait
JM Anderson ENG
James Anderson, player portrait
JM Anderson ENG
Match details
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesPakistan tour of England
Player Of The Match
James Anderson
James Anderson
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1967
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days29,30,31 July, 1 August 2010 - day (5-day match)
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Asoka de Silva
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Tony Hill
TV Umpire
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Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
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Rob Bailey
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle