Pakistan shine at The Oval again
Stats highlights from the third day of the fourth Test, which was completely dominated by Pakistan
6 Test double-hundreds for Younis Khan, the joint highest for Pakistan, along with Javed Miandad. Overall, only five batsmen have scored more double-centuries in Tests: Don Bradman, Kumar Sangakkara, Brian Lara, Wally Hammond and Mahela Jayawardene. 0 Number of Pakistan batsmen who have scored more runs in a Test innings at No. 5 than Younis's 218. The previous best for Pakistan was 215, by Zaheer Abbas against India in Lahore in 1982. Younis's was also the fourth-best Test score by any Pakistan batsman in England, after Zaheer's 274 and 240, and Miandad's 260. 2 Batsmen who have scored more than two Test double-centuries after turning 35 - Younis and Sangakkara, who have three each. Ten batsmen have scored two double-hundreds after 35. 8 Instances of Pakistan scoring more than 500 in a Test innings in England. Five of them have been at The Oval, as have three of their seven double-centuries in England. 6 Instances of Pakistan taking a 200-plus first-innings lead in a Test in England - three times when batting first and three times when batting second. Half of those six instances have been at The Oval, in 1987, 2006 and 2016. Pakistan won two of those previous five Tests. 97 The partnership between Younis and Mohammad Amir, Pakistan's second highest for the ninth wicket in Tests in England. The best is 190 between Asif Iqbal and Intikhab Alam, also at The Oval, in 1967. That partnership came after Pakistan had slumped to 65 for 8 in their second innings. 39* Amir's score, his highest in Tests, and his fourth best in first-class cricket. His previous best in Tests was an unbeaten 30 in Hobart in 2010. He has two half-centuries in first-class matches - 66 and 60, both scored within ten days of each other in the 2015-16 domestic season. 9 Scores of between 25 and 46 for Sarfraz in 13 Test innings against England. In the three-Test series against them in the UAE, he had scores of 2, 27, 32, 3*, 39 and 36, and he has continued in similar vein in this series, scoring 25, 45, 26, 7, 46*, 0, and 44. Against other teams, he has passed 50 ten times out of 13 instances when he has gone past 25.
20.20 The combined batting average for Alex Hales and James Vince in this series: they managed a combined aggregate of 303 runs in 15 innings.
281 Runs scored by Hales in 16 innings against South Africa and Pakistan, at an average of 17.56; in five innings against Sri Lanka earlier this summer, he scored 292 runs at 58.40. (Click here for Hales' series-wise numbers.) 13-216 Yasir Shah's figures in the two Tests in London - 10 for 141 at Lord's and 3 for 75 at The Oval. At Old Trafford and Edgbaston he had combined figures of 4 for 502.