HR Gopala Krishna

  • Like
Blogger

West Indies vs Pakistan – Second Test

West Indies capped KC Brathwhite for this test. He became the 290th cricketer to appear for West Indies in tests. He also became the 21st West Indian cricketer to make his debut vs Pakistan.

 

 

Pakistan won the toss in this game, batted first and won the test providing the 16th occasion of Pakistan winning the toss and batting first. Its win in this test provides its fifth win when it had won the toss and batted first.

 

 

Azhar Ali {67}, Umar Akmal {56} and Tanvir Ahmed {57} scored half centuries in the first innings of this test providing the 93rd, 94th and 95th occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring half centuries against West Indies.

 

 

Azhar Ali {67}, Umar Akmal {56} and Tanvir Ahmed {57} scored half centuries in the first innings of this test providing the 131st, 132nd and 133rd occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring fifties against West Indies.

 

 

Tanvir Ahmed scored 57 while batting at number nine in the first innings of this test to provide the 20th occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring fifties against various oppositions.

 

 

Azhar Ali's 67 represent his seventh fifty and Umar Akmal's 56 represents his sixth half century and seventh fifty of their test career.

 

 

Tanvir Ahmed scored 57 while batting at number nine in the first innings of this test to provide the fourth occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring fifties against West Indies.

 

 

The other three occasions are - 51 by Sarfraz Nawaz at Port of Spain in Apr 97, 55 by Sarfraz Nawaz at Lahore in Nov 1980 and 66 by Wasim Akram at Faisalabad in Oct 1986.

 

 

Tanvir Ahmed's 57 in this game represent his maiden fifty in tests, his previous best being 30 vs South Africa at Abu Dhabi in Nov 2010.

 

 

Azhar Ali was dismissed run out for 67 in the first innings of this test providing the 41st occasion of a Pakistan batsman run out after scoring a fifty. His run out dismissal also provides the fourth occasion of a Pakistan batsman run out with a fifty against West Indies. The other three occasions are - 78 by Saeed Ahmed at Karachi in Feb 1959, 76 by Javed Miandad at Karachi in Nov 1986 and 76 by Imran Farhat at Multan in Nov 2006. Thus Azhar Ali became the first Pakistan batsman to be dismissed run out with a fifty against West Indies in West Indies.

 

 

Asad Shafiq and Wahab Riaz failed to open their accounts in the first innings of this test providing the 103rd and 104th occasion of Pakistan batsman scoring a duck against West Indies. Both batsmen collected their second duck of their test career.

 

 

LMP Simmons scored zero in the first innings of this test providing the 103rd occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a duck against Pakistan in a test innings. His duck provides the eighth occasion of West Indies opening batsman scoring a duck against Pakistan. His duck provides the first duck of his test careeer.

 

 

MN Samuels scored 57 in the first innings of this test providing the 90th occasion of a West Indian batsman scoring a half century against Pakistan in a test innings. His knock represents tenth half century and 12th fifty of his test career.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar held four catches in the West Indies first innings. He became the second Pakistan fieldsman to pouch four catches against West Indies in a test innings. The other fieldsman was - W Mathias at Bridgetown in Jan 1958.

 

 

RR Sarwan was dismissed stumped in this game providing the 26th occasion of a West Indies batsman stumped against Pakistan in a test innings and 150th such occasion against various oppositions.

 

KAJ Roach scored 29 while batting at number nine in the first innings of this test. He became the third batsman to score 29 or more than 29 runs while batting at number nine against Pakistan. The other two are - 35 by AME Roberts at Port of Spain in Apr 1977 and 29 by VA Holder at Karachi in Mar 1975.

 

 

KAJ Roach's 29 in this test represent his career best score. It was an improvement over his previous best of 24 vs Pakistan at Providence in May 2011 - the first test of the series.

 

 

R Rampaul scored 32 not out in the first innings of this test while batting at number ten. His knock represents the second best score by West Indies batsman batting at number ten against Pakistan. The best score is 40 not out by WKM Benjamin at Bridgetown in Apr 1988.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar {135} and Misbah-ul-Haq {102 not out} scored centuries in this test providing the 314th and 315th centuries by Pakistan batsmen against various oppositions. Their knocks provide the 39th and 40th hundreds against West Indies.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar's 135 provide the 85th occasion of a Pakistan opening batsman scoring a hundred against various oppositions and also the 12th such occasion against West Indies.

 

 

Misbah-ul-Haq's 102 not out provide the 36th occasion of a Pakistan captain scoring a hundred against various oppositions and third such occasion against West Indies. The other two occasions are - 121 by Mushtaq Mohammad at Port of Spain in Apr 1977 and 117* by Inzamam-ul-Haq at Kingston in June 2005.

 

 

It is interesting to note Misbah-ul-Haq became the first Pakistan captain to score sixes while scoring a hundred in a test innings against West Indies. He scored two sixes in his knock of 102 not out in this test. Mushtaq Mohammad {121} and Inzamam-ul-Haq {117*} are the other two captains to score hundreds against West Indies but their knock did not contain any sixes.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar was run out after scoring 135 providing the 100th occasion of batman run out after scoring a hundred in the annals of test cricket. His run out with 135 runs to his credit represents the 13th occasion of a Pakistan batsman dismissed run out with a hundred against various oppositions. He became the first Pakistan batsman to be dismissed run out with a hundred against West Indies.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar scored his fifth hundred in tests when he made 135. His other four hundreds are - 135 vs South Africa at Cape Town in Jan 2003, 111 vs Zimbabwe at Harare in Nov 2002, 111 vs South Africa at Lahore in Oct 2003 and 104 vs Bangladesh at Multan in Aug 2001.

 

 

Misbah-ul-Haq scored 102 not out in this game which was his third test hundred. The other two hundreds are - 161 not out vs India at Kolkata in Nov 2007 and 133* vs India at Bangalore in Dec 2007.

 

 

Azhar Ali scored 53 in the second innings of this test to provide the 96th occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring a half century against West Indies.

 

 

Azhar Ali {53}, Taufeeq Umar {135} and Misbah-ul-Haq {102*} scored fifties in the second innings of this test to provide the 134th, 135th and 136th occasion of Pakistan batsman scoring fifties against West Indies.

 

 

Azhar Ali scored 67 and 53 in this test providing the 98th occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring fifties in both innings of a test match against various oppositions and the 14th such occasion against West Indies.

 

 

Pakistan's 377 for 6 declared in the third innings of this test provide the seventh occasion of Pakistan posting a total of 350 plus runs in the third innings of a test against West Indies.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar {135} and Misbah-ul-Haq {102 not out} scored hundreds in this test providing the seventh occasion of two Pakistan batsman scoring hundreds in an innings of a test against West Indies.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar {135} and Misbah-ul-Haq {102 not out} scored hundreds in this test providing the second occasion of two Pakistan batsman scoring hundreds in the third innings of a test against West Indies. The other such occasion was witnessed at Karachi in Nov 2006 when Mohammad Hafeez {104} and Mohammad Yousuf {124} came up with hundreds.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar {135} and Misbah-ul-Haq {102 not out} scored hundreds in this test providing the 68th occasion of two or more Pakistan batsman scoring hundreds in an innings of a test against various oppositions.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar held five catches in this test - four in the first innings and one in the second innings - to provide the very first occasion of a Pakistan fieldsman taking five catches in a match against West Indies. Tafeeq Umar became the second fieldsman to take five catches in a match in Pakistan-West Indies test series. AL Logie of West Indies is the other fielder to take five catches in a match - at Lahore in Dec 1990.

 

 

RR Sarwan was playing his 150th innings when he played the second innings of this test. He would like to forget this innings as he failed to score. He became the eleventh West Indian batsman to play 150 plus innings. Other West Indian cricketers who have played 150 plus innings are -BC Lara {230}, S Chanderpaul {221}, DL Haynes {202}, CG Greenidge {185}, CA Walsh {185}, IVA Richards {182}, CH Lloyd {175}, CL Hooper {173}, GS Sobers {160} and CH Gayle {159}.

 

KC Brathwaite and RR Sarwan collected zeroes in this game to provide the 104th and 105th occasion of a West Indian batsman scoring a duck against Pakistan. KC Brathwaite's duck in this test provide the ninth occasion of a West Indian opening batsman scoring a zero against Pakistan.

 

 

RR Sarwan collected his eleventh duck when he failed to score in the second inning of this test. He is one of the 26 West Indian batsmen who have scored ten or more ducks in their test career.

 

 

KC Brathwaite's zero in this test provides the 71st occasion of a West Indian batsman scoring zero {in either innings of the test} on test debut against various oppositions. His knock provides the sixth occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring zero {in either innings of the test} against Pakistan.

 

 

KC Brathwaite's zero in this test provides the 10th occasion of a West Indian opening batsman scoring zero {in either innings of the test} on test debut against various oppositions. His knock provides the first occasion of a West Indies opening batsman scoring zero {in either innings of the test} against Pakistan.

 

 

DM Bravo scored 50 in the second innings of this test providing the 91st occasion of a West Indian batsman scoring a half century against Pakistan. His knock also provides the 122nd occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a fifty against Pakistan. His knock represents his fourth fifty of his test career.

 

 

Saeed Ajmal took six wickets in this test {three in each innings} which gave him a tally of 50 test wickets.

 

 

Pakistan won this test by 196 runs providing its 20th win by 100 plus runs margin against various opposition and also its seventh win by 100 plus runs margin against West Indies. The other six wins are - by 266 runs at Port of Spain in Apr 1977, by 244 runs at Sharjah in Feb 2002, by 199 runs at Karachi in Nov 2006, by 186 runs at Faisalabad in Oct 1986, by 170 runs at Sharjah and by 136 runs Kingston in June 2005.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar and Misbah-ul-Haq added 129 for the fourth wicket in Pakistan's second innings providing the 341st occasion of Pakistan batsmen posting a three figure partnership against various oppositions. This stand also represents the 62nd occasion of Pakistan batmen posting a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket against various oppositions.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar and Misbah-ul-Haq added 129 for the fourth wicket in Pakistan's second innings providing the 41st occasion of Pakistan batsmen posting a three figure partnership against West Indies. This stand also represents the sixth occasion of Pakistan batmen posting a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket against West Indies.

 

 

Taufeeq Umar and Misbah-ul-Haq added 129 for the fourth wicket in Pakistan's second innings providing the 23rd occasion of Pakistan batsmen posting a three figure partnership against West Indies in West Indies. This stand also represents the fifth occasion of Pakistan batmen posting a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket against West Indies in West Indies.

Latest Posts

Matches