England and Pakistan will conflict at Old Trafford from the fifth of August in what could be the 26th Test collection between the 2 nations.
It has been neck to neck with England being victorious on 9 events whereas Pakistan has gained Eight collection. The remaining Eight collection have been drawn.
England has gained 25, Pakistan 21 whereas there have been 37 attracts within the 83 matches between the 2 sides.
We look again on the rivalry, the batsman, bowlers and all-rounders who stood out, some nice encounters together with controversies from the previous.
PAKISTAN’S HISTORIC WIN AT THE OVAL
It was the ultimate Test at The Oval. Pakistan had been 0-1 down within the 4 Test collection. Electing to bat first, the guests are bowled out for 133. Fazal Mahmood, the right-arm quick Pakistani bowler, leads his aspect’s fightback and picks 6 wickets cleansing up England for 130. Pakistan carry out marginally higher within the second innings and rating 164 setting the house aspect 168 for a win.
But Fazal Mahmood isn’t finished for the match! He picks up one other six-wicket haul eliminating greats like Len Hutton, Peter May and Denis Compton for the second time within the match. England are routed for 143 giving Pakistan a historic series-levelling victory by 24 runs.
ENGLAND DOMINATED TILL THE EARLY 1980s
Pakistan may register only one extra Test match win towards England within the subsequent 30 years. England dominated the rivalry and the series-scorelines until 1982.
England gained 6 of 10 collection between the 2 sides on this interval – these included 5 residence collection wins and one away victory in 1961-62. Four collection had been drawn.
They thumped Pakistan 4-Zero at residence in 1962 which included two innings’ victories. Ted Dexter, Colin Cowdrey, Tom Graveney all scored in extra of 400 runs whereas Peter Parfitt registered three a whole bunch. Fred Trueman and Brian Statham – the 2 English fast-bowling greats picked 22 and 16 wickets within the collection.
Ken Barrington starred with the bat in 1967 registering three a whole bunch as England once more gained 2-Zero at residence.
Imran Khan made his debut within the collection opener in 1971 at Birmingham. In the identical match, Zaheer Abbas hammers 274 – the primary double hundred by a Pakistani batsman towards England. However, the hosts gained the Leeds Test by 25 runs to win the collection 1-0.
The 1978 collection was the Ian Botham Show. He gave his greatest efficiency within the second Test at Lord’s when batting at quantity 7, he smashed 108 off simply 110 deliveries within the first innings earlier than returning with 8-34 in Pakistan’s second innings.
THE 1982 WIN AT LORD’S AND AN IMRAN KHAN INSPIRED PAKISTAN
Mohsin Khan’s 200 at Lord’s is the spotlight of Pakistan’s second Test win in 1982. Imran Khan provides in a stellar all-round efficiency within the collection decider at Leeds virtually pulling off a collection win. He scored essential runs batting at quantity 7 in each the innings, picked up a fifer within the first innings and gave England a late scare within the fourth innings ending with Eight for the match. The residence staff simply managed to scrape via by three wickets.
THE FIRST SERIES WIN IN 1984 AND THE ERA PAKISTAN DOMINATED
Abdul Qadir picks up Eight wickets within the 1984 collection opener at Karachi as Pakistan survives a second innings’ scare and chase down 65 with three wickets to spare. It is their first win at residence towards England.
The second Test at Faisalabad ends in a draw.
In the third and last Test at Lahore, Pakistan, chasing 243 for a win are given an incredible begin by openers, Mohsin Khan and Shoaib Mohammad who put collectively 173 earlier than a flurry of wickets derails their pursuit they usually lastly finish with 217 for six.
However, Pakistan register their first Test collection win towards England!
This conjures up them they usually go on to dominate England for the subsequent decade and a half.
HISTORIC 1987 WIN IN ENGLAND & PAKSITAN WIN 5 SERIES ON THE TROT
Imran Khan once more leads from the entrance and picks 10 wickets within the third Test at Leeds in 1987, together with 7 within the second innings as England are skittled for 136 and 199 handing Pakistan an innings victory in the one result-Test of the collection.
Pakistan win the five-Test collection 1-0 – their first collection win in England!
Qadir picks 9 wickets within the first innings in Lahore in 1987 and ends with 13-101 in 73 overs within the match – the very best figures by a Pakistani bowler towards England in Test cricket. Pakistan win the match by an innings and 87 runs. The second and third Test are drawn. Pakistan win their second collection of the 12 months towards England.
THE PULSATING 1992 SERIES WIN FOR PAKISTAN
Wasim Akram picks up 6 wickets within the second Test at Lord’s and coming in to bat at 62 for five, chasing 138, scores an unbeaten match-winning 45 off 64 deliveries within the fourth innings to take Pakistan to a thrilling two-wicket win.
Skipper, Gooch stars with 100 at Leeds to attract stage the collection.
The nice Pakistani quick bowling pair of the two Ws seal a well-known win within the decider at The Oval. Akram picks up 6 within the first innings whereas Waqar returns with 5 within the second as England are bowled out for 207 and 174. Pakistan romp residence by 10 wickets.
Mushtaq Ahmed and Waqar hand over Pakistan their second successive collection win in England in 1996. Inzamam-ul-Haq slams an aesthetic 148 whereas Waqar returns with Eight within the match at hand Pakistan a 164-run win at Lord’s.
Hundreds from Saeed Anwar and Salim Malik and Mushtaq Ahmed’s 6-78 within the second innings provides Pakistan a nine-wicket win at The Oval.
Pakistan data its fifth consecutive collection win towards England – from 1984 to 1996!
ENGLAND HAD THE UPPER HAND IN THE 2000s
England gained three of the 5 collection between the 2 nations between 2000 and 2010.
They registered a memorable collection win in Pakistan in December, 2000 chasing down 176 within the fourth innings in Karachi in simply 41.Three overs. Graham Thorpe remained unbeaten on a match-winning 64 whereas Graeme Hick contributed 40 as England preventing time and lightweight raced to a well-known win in darkness! Earlier, Michael Atherton had registered a affected person however resolute 125 within the first innings which helped England come near Pakistan’s whole of 405.
It was England’s first collection win in Pakistan since 1961-62.
Pakistan beat an Ashes-bouyed England 2-Zero at residence in 2005-06.
THE FORFEITED TEST OF 2006 & THE 2010 SPOT FIXING CONTROVERSY
During the fourth day’s play of the fourth Test at The Oval within the 2010 collection, Umpire Darrell Hair modified the ball within the 56th over of England’s second innings ruling that Pakistan had been concerned in ball-tampering. Pakistan staged a protest after tea refusing to take the sector. A weird set of occasions finally led to the match being referred to as off and awarded to England who gained the collection 3-0.
Pakistan grew to become the primary staff in 129 years of Test cricket historical past to forfeit a match after being punished for ball-tampering. In the midst of all of the drama and controversy Mohammad Yousuf’s report mixture of 631 runs within the collection – the very best for any batsman in an England vs Pakistan collection, grew to become a matter of statistical triviality!
Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, the 2 supremely proficient Pakistani seamers, had been concerned in a large spot-fixing controversy throughout the fourth and last Test at Lord’s in 2010. It was alleged that they had been each paid by bookies to bowl no-balls at particular moments within the match. They, together with captain, Salman Butt, had been suspended and banned from worldwide cricket for particular phrases.
It is one other matter that Stuart Broad registered his solely profession hundred within the match – 169 within the first innings batting at Number 9 – it’s the second-highest rating for the batting place in Test cricket historical past! Broad and Jonathan Trott additionally stitched collectively 332 which stays the very best stand for the 8th wicket in Test cricket.
England gained the collection 3-1.
PAKISTAN RULE IN UAE
Pakistan swept the collection within the UAE – 3-0. It was the first collection sweep between the 2 nations. Saeed Ajmal stole the present in Dubai with 10 wickets within the match whereas gradual left-arm orthodox, Abdur Rehman (6-25) ran via the England high and middle-order cleansing them for 72 within the second innings at Abu Dhabi – their lowest whole towards Pakistan in Test cricket! The guests may simply muster half of their goal of 145.
Second innings’ a whole bunch from Azhar Ali and Younis Khan took Pakistan to a 71-run win within the last Test at Dubai.
Alastair Cook scored 450 runs within the three-match collection in UAE in 2015 however England nonetheless went down 0-2.
THE TWO EXCITING DRAWN SERIES
Misbah-ul-Haq’s hundred and Yasir Shah’s 10 within the match gave Pakistan a 75-run win within the collection opener at Lord’s in 2016. Joe Root’s double hundred at Manchester and Moeen Ali’s lower-order heroics with the bat in Birmingham helped England take the lead within the collection.
But Younis Khan’s fluent 218 off simply 308 deliveries coupled with positive performances from Asad Shafiq and the bowlers helped Pakistan draw stage with a thumping 10-wicket win at The Oval.
Chris Woakes picked 26 wickets within the collection – the second-highest for any bowler in a collection between the 2 sides after Qadir’s 30 in 1987.
Mohammad Abbas picked Eight at Lord’s within the 2018 collection opener giving Pakistan a snug nine-wicket victory. England levelled the two-match collection with an innings win at Leeds.
Summing their rivalry in England, the house staff dominated for 28 years profitable 5 of the 7 collection between 1954 and 1982. Strong Pakistani groups of the late 1980s and 1990s gained three successive collection in England below the management of Imran, Miandad and Akram. England had the higher hand within the 2000s. The final two collection in England have been very aggressive with nothing to decide on between the 2 sides.
Pakistan has the very best win-loss ratio in England amongst the groups from the sub-continent and the third-best total after Australia and West Indies.
It is all set for a humdinger in 2020!