PAKISTAN'S DECADE-WISE RESULTS

128 Tests won by Pakistan, out of 399. At the same stage in their Test history, four teams had more wins - Australia (176), England (160), West Indies (146), and South Africa (144). India had 87 and New Zealand 80.

57 Away Tests won by Pakistan. In terms of win-loss ratio, Pakistan's 0.678 (57W, 84L) is fourth, after those of Australia (1.203), England (0.877) and South Africa (0.825). (Away Tests excludes those played in neutral venues.) However, their ratio is by far the best among Asian teams.

AWAY RECORDS OF TOP THREE ASIAN TEAMS

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PAKISTAN CAPTAINS WITH MOST WINS

2.33 The win-loss ratio for Javed Miandad, the best among Pakistan captains who have led in 15 or more Tests. The next best is Mushtaq Mohammad, with an 8-4 record in 19 Tests.

13 Pakistan captains, out of 14 who led in at least 10 Tests, with at least as many Test wins as losses. The only exception was Intikhab Alam - one win, five losses in 17 Tests.

11 Away Test wins under Misbah-ul-Haq's captaincy, the most for any Pakistan captain. Saleem Malik and Wasim Akram are next with six wins each, followed by Imran Khan, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis (five each).

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PAKISTAN'S RECORD BY OPPOSITION

Pakistan have won more Tests than they have lost against all opposition teams except South Africa, Australia and England.

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PAKISTAN'S PACE GEMS

3 Pakistan fast bowlers who have taken 350-plus Test wickets at averages of less than 24. Overall, only ten fast bowlers have achieved this feat, and no other country has more than two such bowlers.

60 Percentage of Pakistan's wickets that have been taken by pace bowlers; they have averaged 30.47 runs per wicket, compared to 33.20 for the spinners.

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BEST AND WORST SEQUENCES

24 Most Test wins for Pakistan in any sequence of 50 successive Tests; their best win-loss record in this sequence was 24-12, in the period between 1990 and 1998. Their most defeats in a 50-Test sequence is 23, in the 2004-2010 period.

6 Pakistan's longest sequence of successive Test wins, between May 2001 and February 2002; they won against England (1), Bangladesh (3) and West Indies (2). Their longest sequence of defeats is 5, between November 1999 and March 2000.

16 Pakistan's longest sequence of consecutive Tests without defeat, between November 1986 and April 1988. They won 4 and drew 12 during this period.

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MOST MAN-OF-THE-MATCH AWARDS

Only two players have won more Man-of-the-Match awards than Akram - Jacques Kallis (23) and Muttiah Muralitharan (19). Shane Warne has also won 17.

In away Tests for Pakistan, Akram has won 12, while the next best is 6, by Imran and Younis Khan.

MOST MAN-OF-THE-SERIES AWARDS

Only two players have won more Man-of-the-Series awards than Imran - Muralitharan (11) and Kallis (9). Hadlee and Warne also have 8 each.

Compiled by S Rajesh, designed by Girish TS.