Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
ENGLAND 328(76.4 OVERS)1ST INNINGS PAKISTAN 542(146 OVERS)1ST INNINGS ENGLAND 253(79.2 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Thilak Ram | Commentator: Alan Gardner
Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow over rate during their victory over England in the fourth Test at The Oval
Alastair Cook has admitted that England lack the consistency to be rated the No.1 Test side
England looked tired after their victory in the third Test, and Pakistan looked energised by the need to respond. The upshot was telling at The Oval
Nothing in Pakistan cricket comes easily, as Yasir's experience in England has shown, but this was their moment to savour
Pakistan deserve to be rated the No. 1 Test side, according to their captain, Misbah-ul-Haq, in recognition of their success despite being unable to play any games at home
Last time Stuart Broad took a five-wicket haul in Tests at the Oval - in the 2009 Ashes. Since then he had taken 15 wickets at 44.67 in 11 inns before this Test
Runs by Asad Shafiq in his previous four innings including a pair at Edgbaston. He had made 122 runs in the Lord's Test.
Number of times in Tests since 2003 Younis Khan has batted at No. 5 or lower in a Test innings before this. He had batted at No. 5 in Galle in 2014
Last time before this Pakistan had fifty stands for their third and fourth wicket in a Test innings in England, at the same venue.
Last time before Asad Shafiq a Pakistan batsman hit a century against a team after getting a pair in the previous Test. Wazir Mohammad had done it v WI.
Number of times, in 13 Test innings against England, that Sarfraz has scored at least 25. His highest, though, is 46*
Test double-centuries for Younis after turning 35; only Sangakkara has as many
Number of times Pakistan have a 200-plus lead in a Test in England; three of those have been at The Oval - in 1987, 2006 and 2016
Hales' average in 16 innings v South Africa and Pakistan (281 runs); in five innings v Sri Lanka earlier this summer he scored 292
Pakistan's win-loss record in Tests at The Oval, the only venue in England where they have won more Tests than they have lost
Consecutive home series of four or more Tests that England had won before this one - 3 Ashes series, 2 versus India, and 1 versus Pakistan