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
Player Of The Series
England 1st INNINGS
Mike Atherton (c) b Waqar Younis31771305040.25
Alec Stewart  b Mushtaq Ahmed4451748086.27
Nasser Hussain c Saeed Anwar b Waqar Younis1225271048.00
Graham Thorpe lbw b Mohammad Akram54951228056.84
John Crawley  b Waqar Younis10621725711048.84
Nick Knight  b Mushtaq Ahmed1745680137.77
Chris Lewis  b Wasim Akram540430012.50
Ian Salisbury c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Wasim Akram521270023.80
Dominic Cork c †Moin Khan b Waqar Younis055000.00
Robert Croft not out 518310027.77
Alan 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 Akram29.298332.82---08
Waqar Younis2569543.80---00
Mohammad Akram1214113.41---12
Mushtaq Ahmed2757822.88---00
Aamer Sohail611702.83---00
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 out 10022328910044.84
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 out 065000.00
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)
Chris Lewis23311204.86---06
Alan Mullally37.179732.60---07
Robert Croft471011622.46---00
Dominic Cork2357113.08---08
Ian Salisbury29311614.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS
Mike Atherton (c)c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Mushtaq Ahmed431441925029.86
Alec Stewart c Asif Mujtaba b Mushtaq Ahmed541001397054.00
Nasser Hussain lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed51961158053.12
Graham Thorpe c Wasim Akram b Mushtaq Ahmed924380037.50
John Crawley c Aamer Sohail b Wasim Akram1958952032.75
Nick Knight c & b Mushtaq Ahmed817182047.05
Chris Lewis lbw b Waqar Younis422310018.18
Dominic Cork  b Mushtaq Ahmed2633396078.78
Robert Croft c Ijaz Ahmed b Wasim Akram616221037.50
Ian Salisbury not out 00300-
Alan 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 Akram15.416734.27---014
Waqar Younis1835513.05---10
Mushtaq Ahmed37107862.10---00
Aamer Sohail21402.00---00
Mohammad Akram1033003.00---01
Pakistan 2nd INNINGS (target: 48 runs)
Saeed Anwar c Knight b Mullally18100012.50
Aamer Sohail not out 29173350170.58
Ijaz Ahmed not out 1321211061.90
Extras(nb 5)5
TOTAL(6.4 Ov, RR: 7.19)48/1
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Saeed Anwar)
Dominic Cork301505.00---04
Alan Mullally302418.00---02
Robert Croft0.409013.50---00
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesPakistan tour of England and Scotland
Player Of The Match
Mushtaq Ahmed
Mushtaq Ahmed
Player Of The Series
Mushtaq Ahmed
Mushtaq Ahmed
Alec Stewart
Alec Stewart
Series resultPakistan won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1332
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Robert Croft
Robert Croft
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B.C. Cooray
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Mervyn Kitchen
TV Umpire
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Chris Balderstone
Match Referee
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Peter van der Merwe
Thu, 22 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 278/6 (John Crawley 94*, Ian 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 (Mike Atherton 26*, Alec Stewart 40*)
Mon, 26 Aug - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 48/1 (6.4 ov) - end of match
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.
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 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 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 5
  • Wasim Akram reaches 300 test wickets by bowling AD Mullally to finish England's 2nd innings.
  • Man of the match adjudicator: Paul Allott.
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