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Pakistan bowlers who have captured five wickets in both innings of a test match

Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan captured five wickets in both innings of the just concluded test against Australia at Abu Dhabi to provide the 25th occasion of a Pakistan bowler capturing five or more wickets in both innings of a test. The match figures of bowlers who have performed such a feat are tabulated below

No Player Overs BPO M Runs W Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Fazal Mahmood 51.4 6 19 094 12 v India Lucknow 23 Oct 1952
2 Fazal Mahmood 60.0 6 27 099 12 v England The Oval 12 Aug 1954
3 Zulfiqar Ahmed 83.5 6 40 079 11 v New Zealand Karachi 13 Oct 1955
4 Fazal Mahmood 75.0 6 28 114 13 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
5 Fazal Mahmood 45.3 6 19 100 12 v West Indies Dhaka 06 Mar 1959
6 Intikhab Alam 95.4 6 39 182 10 v New Zealand Dhaka 08 Nov 1969
7 Imran Khan 45.7 8 9 165 12 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
8 Imran Khan 52.2 6 11 116 14 v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982
9 Imran Khan 55.5 6 15 180 11 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
10 Abdul Qadir 72.0 6 12 194 10 v England Lahore 19 Mar 1984
11 Wasim Akram 59.0 6 17 128 10 v New Zealand Dunedin 09 Feb 1985
12 Abdul Qadir 104.4 6 31 186 10 v England Karachi 16 Dec 1987
13 Wasim Akram 71.4 6 21 160 11 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
14 Waqar Younis 54.1 6 22 130 12 v New Zealand Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
15 Waqar Younis 56.0 6 15 135 13 v Zimbabwe Karachi 01 Dec 1993
16 Waqar Younis 32.0 6 5 119 11 v Sri Lanka Kandy 26 Aug 1994
17 Mushtaq Ahmed 41.3 6 12 106 10 v West Indies Peshawar 17 Nov 1997
18 Saqlain Mushtaq 67.2 6 16 187 10 v India Chennai 28 Jan 1999
19 Saqlain Mushtaq 82.3 6 22 216 10 v India Delhi 04 Feb 1999
20 Wasim Akram 56.2 6 19 110 11 v West Indies St John’s 25 May 2000
21 Danish Kaneria 28.0 6 6 094 12 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
22 Shoaib Akhtar 38.3 6 8 078 11 v New Zealand Wellington 26 Dec 2003
23 Mohammad Asif 35.0 6 13 071 11 v Sri Lanka Kandy 03 Apr 2006
24 Saeed Ajmal 56.5 6 20 111 11 v West Indies Providence 12 May 2011
25 Mohammad Abbas 29.4 6 6 095 10 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan captured five wickets in both innings of the just concluded test against Australia at Abu Dhabi to provide the 25th occasion of a Pakistan bowler capturing five or more wickets  in both innings of a test. The innings figures of bowlers who have performed such a feat are tabulated below

No No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 1 Fazal Mahmood 24.1 8 52 5 1 v India Lucknow 23 Oct 1952
  2 Fazal Mahmood 27.3 11 42 7 3 v India Lucknow 23 Oct 1952
                     
2 1 Fazal Mahmood 30.0 16 53 6 2 v England The Oval 12 Aug 1954
  2 Fazal Mahmood 30.0 11 46 6 4 v England The Oval 12 Aug 1954
                     
3 1 Zulfiqar Ahmed 37.2 19 37 5 1 v New Zealand Karachi 13 Oct 1955
  2 Zulfiqar Ahmed 46.3 21 42 6 3 v New Zealand Karachi 13 Oct 1955
                     
4 1 Fazal Mahmood 27.0 11 34 6 1 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
  2 Fazal Mahmood 48.0 17 80 7 3 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
                     
5 1 Fazal Mahmood 18.3 9 34 6 2 v West Indies Dhaka 06 Mar 1959
  2 Fazal Mahmood 27.0 10 66 6 4 v West Indies Dhaka 06 Mar 1959
                     
6 1 Intikhab Alam 56.0 26 91 5 1 v New Zealand Dhaka 08 Nov 1969
  2 Intikhab Alam 39.4 13 91 5 3 v New Zealand Dhaka 08 Nov 1969
                     
7 1 Imran Khan 26.0×8 6 102 6 1 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
  2 Imran Khan 19.7×8 3 63 6 3 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
                     
8 1 Imran Khan 29.3 8 58 8 1 v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982
  2 Imran Khan 22.5 3 58 6 3 v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982
                     
9 1 Imran Khan 25.0 3 98 6 1 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
  2 Imran Khan 30.5 12 82 5 3 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
                     
10 1 Abdul Qadir 30.0 7 84 5 1 v England Lahore 19 Mar 1984
  2 Abdul Qadir 42.0 5 110 5 3 v England Lahore 19 Mar 1984
                     
11 1 Wasim Akram 26.0 7 56 5 2 v New Zealand Dunedin 09 Feb 1985
  2 Wasim Akram 33.0 10 72 5 4 v New Zealand Dunedin 09 Feb 1985
                     
12 1 Abdul Qadir 49.4 15 88 5 1 v England Karachi 16 Dec 1987
  2 Abdul Qadir 55.0 16 98 5 3 v England Karachi 16 Dec 1987
                     
13 1 Wasim Akram 30.0 9 62 6 1 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
  2 Wasim Akram 41.4 12 98 5 3 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
                     
14 1 Waqar Younis 30.2 13 76 7 2 v New Zealand Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
  2 Waqar Younis 23.5 9 54 5 4 v New Zealand Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
                     
15 1 Waqar Younis 34.1 8 91 7 2 v Zimbabwe Karachi 01 Dec 1993
  2 Waqar Younis 21.5 7 44 6 4 v Zimbabwe Karachi 01 Dec 1993
                     
16 1 Waqar Younis 14.0 4 34 6 1 v Sri Lanka Kandy 26 Aug 1994
  2 Waqar Younis 18.0 1 85 5 3 v Sri Lanka Kandy 26 Aug 1994
                     
17 1 Mushtaq Ahmed 18.3 7 35 5 1 v West Indies Peshawar 17 Nov 1997
  2 Mushtaq Ahmed 23.0 5 71 5 3 v West Indies Peshawar 17 Nov 1997
                     
18 1 Saqlain Mushtaq 35.0 8 94 5 2 v India Chennai 28 Jan 1999
  2 Saqlain Mushtaq 32.2 8 93 5 4 v India Chennai 28 Jan 1999
                     
19 1 Saqlain Mushtaq 35.5 9 94 5 1 v India Delhi 04 Feb 1999
  2 Saqlain Mushtaq 46.4 13 122 5 3 v India Delhi 04 Feb 1999
                     
20 1 Wasim Akram 26.2 7 61 6 2 v West Indies St John’s 25 May 2000
  2 Wasim Akram 30.0 12 49 5 4 v West Indies St John’s 25 May 2000
                     
21 1 Danish Kaneria 13.0 3 42 6 1 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  2 Danish Kaneria 15.0 3 52 6 3 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
                     
22 1 Shoaib Akhtar 20.3 5 48 5 1 v New Zealand Wellington 26 Dec 2003
  2 Shoaib Akhtar 18.0 3 30 6 3 v New Zealand Wellington 26 Dec 2003
                     
23 1 Mohammad Asif 23.0 7 44 6 1 v Sri Lanka Kandy 03 Apr 2006
  2 Mohammad Asif 12.0 6 27 5 3 v Sri Lanka Kandy 03 Apr 2006
                     
24 1 Saeed Ajmal 33.0 14 69 5 1 v West Indies Providence 12 May 2011
  2 Saeed Ajmal 23.5 6 42 6 3 v West Indies Providence 12 May 2011
                     
25 1 Mohammad Abbas 12.4 4 33 5 2 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018
  2 Mohammad Abbas 17.0 2 62 5 4 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan captured five wickets in both innings of the just concluded test against Australia at Abu Dhabi to provide the fourth occasion of a Pakistan bowler capturing five or more wickets in both innings of a test against Australia. The match figures of bowlers who have performed such a feat are tabulated below

No Player Overs BPO M Runs W Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Fazal Mahmood 75.0 6 28 114 13 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
2 Imran Khan 45.7 8 9 165 12 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
3 Wasim Akram 71.4 6 21 160 11 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
4 Mohammad Abbas 29.4 6 6 095 10 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan captured five wickets in both innings of the just concluded test against Australia at Abu Dhabi to provide the fourth occasion of a Pakistan bowler capturing five or more wickets in both innings of a test against Australia. The innings figures of bowlers who have performed such a feat are tabulated below

No No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 1 Fazal Mahmood 27.0 11 34 6 1 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
  2 Fazal Mahmood 48.0 17 80 7 3 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
                     
2 1 Imran Khan 26.0×8 6 102 6 1 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
  2 Imran Khan 19.7×8 3 63 6 3 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
                     
3 1 Wasim Akram 30.0 9 62 6 1 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
  2 Wasim Akram 41.4 12 98 5 3 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
                     
4 1 Mohammad Abbas 12.4 4 33 5 2 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018
  2 Mohammad Abbas 17.0 2 62 5 4 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

 

 

Teams winning a test by 300 plus runs – Pakistan posts its test win by largest margin of runs

Pakistan won the just concluded Abu Dhabi test against Australia by 373 runs to provide the 61st occasion of a team winning a test by 300 plus runs margin. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 675 runs v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1928
2 Australia won 562 runs v England The Oval 18 Aug 1934
3 Australia won 530 runs v South Africa Melbourne 17 Feb 1911
4 South Africa won 492 runs v Australia Johannesburg 30 Mar 2018
5 Australia won 491 runs v Pakistan Perth 16 Dec 2004
6 Sri Lanka won 465 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 03 Jan 2009
7 West Indies won 425 runs v England Manchester 08 Jul 1976
8 Australia won 409 runs v England Lord’s 24 Jun 1948
9 West Indies won 408 runs v Australia Adelaide 26 Jan 1980
0 Australia won 405 runs v England Lord’s 16 Jul 2015
11 Australia won 384 runs v England Brisbane 07 Nov 2002
12 Australia won 382 runs v England Adelaide 11 Jan 1895
13 Australia won 382 runs v West Indies Sydney 14 Feb 1969
14 Australia won 381 runs v England Brisbane 21 Nov 2013
15 Australia won 379 runs v West Indies Brisbane 03 Nov 2005
16 Australia won 377 runs v England Sydney 17 Dec 1920
17 Pakistan won 373 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018
18 Australia won 365 runs v England Melbourne 01 Jan 1937
19 South Africa won 358 runs v New Zealand Johannesburg 08 Nov 2007
20 Pakistan won 356 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
21 South Africa won 356 runs v England Lord’s 21 Jul 1994
22 England won 354 runs v Pakistan Nottingham 29 Jul 2010
23 Australia won 352 runs v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 2000
24 South Africa won 351 runs v West Indies Centurion 15 Jan 1999
25 Australia won 348 runs v Pakistan Melbourne 01 Jan 1977
26 England won 347 runs v Australia Lord’s 18 Jul 2013
27 West Indies won 343 runs v Australia Bridgetown 19 Apr 1991
28 Australia won 342 runs v India Nagpur 26 Oct 2004
29 Pakistan won 341 runs v India Karachi 29 Jan 2006
30 South Africa won 340 runs v England Nottingham 14 Jul 2017
31 England won 338 runs v Australia Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
32 Australia won 337 runs v India Melbourne 26 Dec 2007
33 India won 337 runs v South Africa Delhi 03 Dec 2015
34 Zimbabwe won 335 runs v Bangladesh Harare 17 Apr 2013
35 Australia won 333 runs v India Pune 23 Feb 2017
36 South Africa won 333 runs v Bangladesh Potchefstroom 28 Sep 2017
37 England won 330 runs v Pakistan Manchester 22 Jul 2016
38 Australia won 329 runs v England Perth 03 Feb 1995
39 England won 329 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 29 Oct 2003
40 South Africa won 329 runs v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
41 Pakistan won 328 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
42 South Africa won 328 runs v India Durban 26 Dec 1996
43 West Indies won 326 runs v England Lord’s 24 Jun 1950
44 South Africa won 324 runs v Pakistan Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995
45 South Africa won 323 runs v Australia Port Elizabeth 05 Mar 1970
46 England won 322 runs v Australia Brisbane 04 Dec 1936
47 South Africa won 322 runs v Australia Cape Town 22 Mar 2018
48 India won 321 runs v New Zealand Indore 08 Oct 2016
49 India won 320 runs v Australia Mohali 17 Oct 2008
50 England won 319 runs v India Nottingham 29 Jul 2011
51 Sri Lanka won 315 runs v Zimbabwe Galle 12 Jan 2002
52 Sri Lanka won 313 runs v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004
53 Australia won 312 runs v West Indies Port of Spain 05 Mar 1999
54 England won 312 runs v South Africa Cape Town 01 Jan 1957
55 South Africa won 309 runs v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012
56 Australia won 308 runs v England Melbourne 07 Feb 1908
57 Australia won 307 runs v England Sydney 27 Feb 1925
58 South Africa won 307 runs v Australia Johannesburg 19 Feb 1970
59 India won 304 runs v Sri Lanka Galle 26 Jul 2017
60 Pakistan won 301 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 09 Aug 1994
62 Australia won 300 runs v India Perth 01 Feb 1992

Pakistan won the just concluded Abu Dhabi test against Australia by 373 runs to provide the 14th occasion of a team winning a test against Australia by 300 plus runs margin. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No   Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 675 runs v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1928
2 South Africa won 492 runs v Australia Johannesburg 30 Mar 2018
3 West Indies won 408 runs v Australia Adelaide 26 Jan 1980
4 Pakistan won 373 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018
5 Pakistan won 356 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
6 England won 347 runs v Australia Lord’s 18 Jul 2013
7 West Indies won 343 runs v Australia Bridgetown 19 Apr 1991
8 England won 338 runs v Australia Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
9 South Africa won 323 runs v Australia Port Elizabeth 05 Mar 1970
10 England won 322 runs v Australia Brisbane 04 Dec 1936
11 South Africa won 322 runs v Australia Cape Town 22 Mar 2018
12 India won 320 runs v Australia Mohali 17 Oct 2008
13 South Africa won 309 runs v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012
14 South Africa won 307 runs v Australia Johannesburg 19 Feb 1970

Pakistan won the just concluded Abu Dhabi test against Australia by 373 runs to provide the 61st occasion of a team winning a test by 300 plus runs margin. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
17 Pakistan won 373 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018
20 Pakistan won 356 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
29 Pakistan won 341 runs v India Karachi 29 Jan 2006
41 Pakistan won 328 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
60 Pakistan won 301 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 09 Aug 1994

Pakistan won the just concluded Abu Dhabi test against Australia by 373 runs to provide Pakistan’s largest victory by runs margin. Its previous best win by runs margin was also against Australia at the same venue – Abu Dhabi – by 356 runs in Oct 2014.  Both such occasions are tabulated below.

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Pakistan won 373 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018
2 Pakistan won 356 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014

 

Pakistan bowlers who have captured ten or more wickets in a test match

Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan returned with figures of 10 for 95 in the just concluded test against Australia at Abu Dhabi to provide the 51st occasion of a Pakistan bowler capturing ten o more wickets in a test match. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Overs M Runs W Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Fazal Mahmood 51.4 19 94 12 v India Lucknow 23 Oct 1952
2 Fazal Mahmood 60.0 27 99 12 v England The Oval 12 Aug 1954
3 Zulfiqar Ahmed 83.5 40 79 11 v New Zealand Karachi 13 Oct 1955
4 Fazal Mahmood 75.0 28 114 13 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
5 Fazal Mahmood 45.3 19 100 12 v West Indies Dhaka 06 Mar 1959
6 Intikhab Alam 95.4 39 182 10 v New Zealand Dhaka 08 Nov 1969
7 Intikhab Alam 39.4×8 5 130 11 v New Zealand Dunedin 07 Feb 1973
8 Imran Khan 45.7×8 9 165 12 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
9 Sarfraz Nawaz 57.2×8 13 125 11 v Australia Melbourne 10 Mar 1979
0 Sikander Bakht 59.0 10 190 11 v India Delhi 04 Dec 1979
11 Iqbal Qasim 72.5 29 175 10 v India Mumbai 16 Dec 1979
12 Iqbal Qasim 72.0 34 118 11 v Australia Karachi 27 Feb 1980
13 Imran Khan 52.2 11 116 14 v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982
14 Abdul Qadir 92.5 26 218 11 v Australia Faisalabad 30 Sep 1982
15 Imran Khan 32.2 10 79 11 v India Karachi 23 Dec 1982
16 Imran Khan 55.5 15 180 11 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
17 Abdul Qadir 72.0 12 194 10 v England Lahore 19 Mar 1984
18 Wasim Akram 59.0 17 128 10 v New Zealand Dunedin 9 Feb 1985
19 Imran Khan 38.1 8 77 10 v England Leeds 02 Jul 1987
20 Abdul Qadir 97.4 36 211 10 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
21 Abdul Qadir 73.0 27 101 13 v England Lahore 25 Nov 1987
22 Abdul Qadir 104.4 31 186 10 v England Karachi 16 Dec 1987
23 Imran Khan 37.2 2 121 11 v West Indies Georgetown 02 Apr 1988
24 Wasim Akram 71.4 21 160 11 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
25 Waqar Younis 52.5 17 106 10 v New Zealand Lahore 18 Oct 1990
26 Waqar Younis 54.1 22 130 12 v New Zealand Faisalabad 26 Oct 1990
27 Waqar Younis 56.0 15 135 13 v Zimbabwe Karachi 01 Dec 1993
28 Wasim Akram 61.0 17 179 11 v New Zealand Wellington 17 Feb 1994
29 Waqar Younis 32.0 5 119 11 v Sri Lanka Kandy 26 Aug 1994
30 Mushtaq Ahmed 65.2 17 171 10 v New Zealand Christchurch 08 Dec 1995
31 Wasim Akram 38.4 12 106 10 v Zimbabwe Faisalabad 24 Oct 1996
32 Mushtaq Ahmed 54.1 12 143 10 v New Zealand Lahore 21 Nov 1996
33 Mohammad Zahid 41.0 8 130 11 v New Zealand Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996
34 Mushtaq Ahmed 41.3 12 106 10 v West Indies Peshawar 17 Nov 1997
35 Waqar Younis 40.4 10 133 10 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 06 Mar 1998
36 Saqlain Mushtaq 67.2 16 187 10 v India Chennai 28 Jan 1999
37 Saqlain Mushtaq 82.3 22 216 10 v India Delhi 04 Feb 1999
38 Wasim Akram 56.2 19 110 11 v West Indies St John’s 25 May 2000
39 Danish Kaneria 28.0 6 94 12 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
40 Saqlain Mushtaq 63.5 11 155 10 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 16 Nov 2002
41 Shoaib Akhtar 34.5 6 80 10 v Bangladesh Peshawar 27 Aug 2003
42 Shoaib Akhtar 38.3 8 78 11 v New Zealand Wellington 26 Dec 2003
43 Danish Kaneria 83.0 23 190 10 v Sri Lanka Karachi 28 Oct 2004
44 Mohammad Asif 35.0 13 71 11 v Sri Lanka Kandy 03 Apr 2006
45 Saeed Ajmal 56.5 20 111 11 v West Indies Providence 12 May 2011
46 Saeed Ajmal 42.0 11 97 10 v England Dubai (DSC) 17 Jan 2012
47 Saeed Ajmal 60.1 11 147 10 v South Africa Cape Town 14 Feb 2013
48 Saeed Ajmal 49.1 9 118 11 v Zimbabwe Harare 03 Sep 2013
49 Yasir Shah 60.0 15 141 10 v England Lord’s 14 Jul 2016
50 Yasir Shah 67.4 11 210 10 v West Indies Abu Dhabi 21 Oct 2016
51 Mohammad Abbas 29.4 6 95 10 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan returned with figures of 10 for 95 in the just concluded test against Australia at Abu Dhabi to provide the seventh occasion of a Pakistan bowler capturing ten o more wickets in a test match against Australia. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Overs M Runs W Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Fazal Mahmood 75.0 28 114 13 v Australia Karachi 11 Oct 1956
2 Imran Khan 45.7×8 9 165 12 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 1977
3 Sarfraz Nawaz 57.2×8 13 125 11 v Australia Melbourne 10 Mar 1979
4 Iqbal Qasim 72.0 34 118 11 v Australia Karachi 27 Feb 1980
5 Abdul Qadir 92.5 26 218 11 v Australia Faisalabad 30 Sep 1982
6 Wasim Akram 71.4 21 160 11 v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 1990
7 Mohammad Abbas 29.4 6 95 10 v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Wicket keepers and captain wicket keepers scoring half centuries in both innings of a test of which one is a ninety

Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan scored 94 and 81 against Australia in the ongoing test at Abu Dhabi to provide the seventh occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring half-centuries in both innings of a test of which one is a ninety in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below 

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 RT Spooner 71 92 Eng Ind Kolkata 30 Dec 1951
2 APE Knott 92 63 Eng Aus The Oval 10 Aug 1972
3 MS Dhoni 92 68* Ind Aus Mohali 17 Oct 2008
4 Mushfiqur Rahim 79 95 Ban Eng Chittagong 12 Mar 2010
5 Mushfiqur Rahim 60 93 Ban Zim Harare 25 Apr 2013
6 BJ Haddin 94 53 Aus Eng Brisbane 21 Nov 2013
7 Sarfraz Ahmed 94 81 Pak Aus Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan scored 94 and 81 against Australia in the ongoing test at Abu Dhabi to provide the third occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring half-centuries in both innings of a test of which one is a ninety against Australia in the annals of test cricket. All the three occasions are tabulated below 

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 APE Knott 92 63 Eng Aus The Oval 10 Aug 1972
2 MS Dhoni 92 68* Ind Aus Mohali 17 Oct 2008
3 Sarfraz Ahmed 94 81 Pak Aus Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Mushfiqur Rahim of Bangladesh remains the only wicket keeper batsman to score half-centuries in both innings of a test of which one is a ninety on two occasions. Both such occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 Mushfiqur Rahim 79 95 Ban Eng Chittagong 12 Mar 2010
2 Mushfiqur Rahim 60 93 Ban Zim Harare 25 Apr 2013

 

MS Dhoni of India, Mushfiqur Rahim of Bangladesh and Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan are the only three captain wicketkeepers to score half-centuries in both innings of a test of which one is a ninety in the annals of test cricket.  The last named – Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan – achieving such a feat in the ongoing test against Australia at Abu Dhabi by scoring 94 and 81.

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni 92 68* Ind Aus Mohali 17 Oct 2008
2 Mushfiqur Rahim 60 93 Ban Zim Harare 25 Apr 2013
3 Sarfraz Ahmed 94 81 Pak Aus Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

 

Captains scoring half centuries in both innings of a test of which one is a ninety – Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan joins the elite list

Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan scored 94 and 81 against Australia in the ongoing test at Abu Dhabi to provide the 12th occasion of a captain scoring half centuries in both innings of a test of which one is a ninety in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below 

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 RK Nunes 66 92 Win Eng Kingston 03 Apr 1930
2 ER Dexter 70 99 Eng Aus Brisbane 30 Nov 1962
3 ER Dexter 93 52 Eng Aus Melbourne 29 Dec 1962
4 GS Sobers 95 74* Win Ind Chennai 13 Jan 1967
5 KJ Hughes 92 64* Aus Ind Kolkata 26 Oct 1979
6 SC Ganguly 68 99 Ind Ent Nottingham 08 Aug 2002
7 Habibul Bashar 94 55 Ban Zim Chittagong 06 Jan 2005
8 MS Dhoni 92 68* Ind Aus Mohali 17 Oct 2008
9 Misbah-ul-Haq 99 70* Pak NZl Wellington 15 Jan 2011
10 Mushfiqur Rahim 60 93 Ban Zim Harare 25 Apr 2013
11 AN Cook 95 70* Eng Ind Southampton 27 Jul 2014
12 Sarfraz Ahmed 94 81 Pak Aus Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Sarfraz Ahmed became the second Pakistan captain to achieve such a feat after Misbah-ul-Haq. Misbah-ul-Haq had scored 99 and 70 not out against New Zealand at Wellington in Jan 2011. Both the occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 Misbah-ul-Haq 99 70* Pak NZl Wellington 15 Jan 2011
2 Sarfraz Ahmed 94 81 Pak Aus Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

Sarfraz Ahmed became the second third captain to achieve such a feat after ER Dexter and MS Dhoni. His feat provides the fourth occasion. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 ER Dexter 70 99 Eng Aus Brisbane 30 Nov 1962
2 ER Dexter 93 52 Eng Aus Melbourne 29 Dec 1962
3 MS Dhoni 92 68* Ind Aus Mohali 17 Oct 2008
4 Sarfraz Ahmed 94 81 Pak Aus Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018

ER Dexter of England remains the only captain to achieve such a feat on two occasions. Both the occasions are tabulated below. He remains the only captain to achieve such a feat against the same opposition – Australia – on two occasions.

No Player FI SI Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 ER Dexter 70 99 Eng Aus Brisbane 30 Nov 1962
2 ER Dexter 93 52 Eng Aus Melbourne 29 Dec 1962

Three or more nineties in a test match

The ongoing Abu Dhabi test between Australia and Pakistan witnessed three batsmen scoring nineties – Fakhar Zaman {94}, Sarfraz Ahmed {94} and Babar Azam {99} – to provide the 17th occasion of a test match witnessing three or more batsmen scoring nineties in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Team-1 Team-2 Ground Start Date 90s
1 Australia England Adelaide 17 Jan 1902 3
2 West Indies England Port of Spain 24 Jan 1935 3
3 India West Indies Delhi 06 Feb 1959 3
4 South Africa England Johannesburg 22 Jan 1965 3
5 England West Indies Nottingham 30 Jun 1966 3
6 Pakistan England Karachi 24 Mar 1973 3
7 India West Indies Mumbai 23 Jan 1975 3
8 Sri Lanka Australia Kandy 22 Apr 1983 3
9 India Pakistan Chennai 03 Feb 1987 3
10 Pakistan England Karachi 16 Dec 1987 3
11 New Zealand England Christchurch 18 Jan 1992 4
12 England West Indies The Oval 24 Aug 1995 4
13 England India Nottingham 08 Aug 2002 3
14 India Australia Nagpur 26 Oct 2004 3
15 Pakistan England Lahore 29 Nov 2005 3
16 England Pakistan The Oval 17 Aug 2006 3
17 Australia Pakistan Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018 3

It also provides the fourth occasion of Pakistan being one of the teams involved. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team-1 Team-2 Ground Start Date 90s
1 India Pakistan Chennai 03 Feb 1987 3
2 Pakistan England Karachi 16 Dec 1987 3
3 England Pakistan The Oval 17 Aug 2006 3
4 Australia Pakistan Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018 3

It also provides the fourth occasion of Australia being one of the teams involved.  All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team-1 Team-2 Ground Start Date 90s
1 Australia England Adelaide 17 Jan 1902 3
2 Sri Lanka Australia Kandy 22 Apr 1983 3
3 India Australia Nagpur 26 Oct 2004 3
4 Australia Pakistan Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018 3

 

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