Statistical Review: England vs Pakistan – Day 3 of the second Test
At the end of Day 3 in the 2nd Test between England vs Pakistan at Old Trafford (Manchester), England is in very commanding position. Pakistan, who began the day on the overnight score 57/4, were bundled out for only 198 runs. With the huge 1st innings lead of 391 runs, England had a chance to force the visiting team to bat again, but England decided to bat.
At the stumps of day 3, England were batting on 98/1 as their lead has already reached 489 runs.
Brief Scores: England – 589/8 decl. (Joe Root 254, Alastair Cook 105, Wahab Riaz 3/106) & 98/1 (Alastair Cook 49*, Alex Hales 24, Mohammed Amir 1/36)
Pakistan – 198 (Misbah-ul-Haq 52, Wahab Riaz 39, Chris Woakes 4/67)
Here are some statistical highlights are given below of the day 3 of 2nd Test:
- Pakistan batsmen Misbah-ul-Haq and Wahab Riaz put on a 60 runs partnership for the 9th wicket in their 1st innings. It was Pakistan’s 3rd highest 9th wicket partnership in a Test innings in England.
- Pakistan’s no.10 batsman Wahab Riaz scored 39 runs before getting out. It was the 4th highest Test score by a no.10 Pakistan batsman against England.
- In this match, the home team England earned a huge 1st innings lead of 391 runs over Pakistan. It was England’s 2nd highest 1st innings lead against Pakistan in Test history. The highest 1st innings lead for England against Pakistan was 401 runs at Trent Bridge in 1954.
- Despite earning a huge 1st innings lead, England decided not to enforce a follow-on on Pakistan. It was England’s 3rd largest 1st innings lead when they did not enforce the other team to follow-on. The other two largest 1st innings lead for England were: lead by 563 runs against West Indies at Sabina Park (Kingston, Jamaica) in 1930 and lead by 399 runs against Australia at Exhibition Ground (Brisbane) in 1928.
- Chasing more than 400 runs in the 4th innings of a Test match, only 4 times a team has been successful and won the match. The highest ever successfully chased target in the 4th innings of a Test match is 418 runs (418/7) by West Indies against Australia at St. John’s in 2003.
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