Favorites Edit

England v Pakistan, 1st Test, 2016: Stats - Yasir Shah special hands Pakistan first win at Lord's in two decades

Davis James
1.91K   //    18 Jul 2016, 01:26 IST
Yasir Shah Pakistan Test cricket
Shah reached multiple milestones in the first Test against England

Pakistan got their England tour off to a winning start as a superlative performance saw them defeat England by 75 runs in the first Test at Lord's. Pakistan ended their long wait for a Test win at the Lord's after they bowled out the hosts for 207 in what was a thrilling game of Test cricket.

Yasir Shah was the star for the visiting team as he picked up ten wickets in the Test match, thus inching closer to the three-figure mark in terms of Test wickets. Shah took his tally to 86 wickets from only 13 Tests.

Mohammad Amir made a fairly good return to Test cricket after having last played a Test six years ago. Amir picked up three wickets in the match and showed what he was capable as he troubled the batsmen on a regular basis.

Here are the major stats from the game:

0 – Pakistan has never lost a single Test match in which Misbah-ul-Haq scored a century.

1 – This was the first Test match, in which Misbah-ul-Haq was dismissed for a duck, that Pakistan won.

1 – Chris Woakes is the only English bowler to have picked up six-wicket hauls in both Tests and ODIs.

4 – Chris Woakes became only the fourth bowler to have picked up a ten-for and faced more than 200 deliveries in a single Test match. The remaining three are Michael Bevan, Chaminda Vaas and Allan Border.

7 – Seven batsmen were dismissed in their forties in this Test. This is the joint second highest in Test history. The highest is eight batsmen in the England-Australia match at Edgbaston in1989.

10 – Yasir Shah became the first Asian bowler to pick up ten wickets in a Test match at Lord's. He also became the first wrist spinner to take 10 wickets in a Lord's Test.

10/141 – Yasir Shah's bowling figures are the best ever for a Pakistani bowler at Lord's. Shah beat Waqar Younis’ 8/154, that was made in 1996. This also breaks Shane Warne's record for the best bowling figures by a leg-spinner at Lord's.

12 – England lost their last four wickets for just 12 runs in five overs.

20 – This was Pakistan's first win in a Test match at Lord's in 20 years.

21 – Misbah-ul-Haq won his 21st match as a Test captain. He has won 21 of the 48 Tests he has captained with a win percentage of 48.84.

21 – This was the 21st instance in a Test match that two bowlers finished with ten-wicket hauls. Chris Woakes and Yasir Shah both finished with ten-wicket hauls.

86 – The number of wickets taken by Yasir Shah after 13 Test matches. This is the highest for any bowler after playing 13 Tests.

351 – Stuart Broad reached the milestone of picking up 350 Test wickets. Broad became the third English bowler to reach the landmark, after Ian Botham and James Anderson.

Topics you might be interested in:
Davis James
Fetching more content...