ENG vs PAK 2018 : First Test at Lord's - Statistical Highlights

All the key stats and facts from the first Test between England and Pakistan at The Lords.

Pakistan beat England by 9 wickets in the first Test at the Lord's, London

Pakistan defeated England by 9 wickets in the first Test at the Lords, London and took a 1-0 lead in this two Tests series.

After winning the toss and opting to bat first, England could put only 184 runs on the board in the first innings and in the reply Pakistan ended on 363 runs with a lead of 179 runs.

In the second innings also England batsmen couldn't convert their fifties into hundreds and team got all out for just 242 runs with a lead of 63 runs.

Pakistan chased down 64 runs target with the loss of just one wicket and won the match by 9 wickets. The second Test will be played in Leeds from 1 June.

All the key stats and facts from the first Test between England and Pakistan at The Lords :

1 - This is the first time England have lost the first home Test of the summer since 1995. The last time they lost first home Test of the summer was to West Indies at Leeds in 1995.

5 - Pakistan now has 5 wins from 16 Test matches at the Lord's, London - the most wins by any Asian side.

8 - Pakistan has won 8 out of last 11 Test matches against England. 3 wins from 5 matches came in England and remaining in the UAE.

8/64 - Mohammad Abbas took 8/64 in this Test match - the best Test match bowling figures by a Pakistani bowler at the Lord's, London. The previous best was 8/154 by Waqar Younis in 1996.

19y 233d - Shadab Khan at the age of 19 years and 233 days is the youngest batsman to score a Test fifty at the Lord's London in last 50 years.

40 - Mohammad Abbas has taken 40 wickets at an average of 16.62 in 7 Test matches - the most wickets by any Pakistani bowler after 7 Test matches.

47 - Number of Test wickets taken by Mohammad Amir in England - the second most by a Pakistani bowler and only Wasim Akram (53 wickets) has more wickets in England than Amir.

153 - This was the Alastair Cook's 153rd consecutive Test match and he shares the world record for the same with Allan Border, who also played 153 consecutive Tests from his debut in 1978 against England in Melbourne to his last Test against South Africa in Durban in 1994.

Most consecutive Tests:
Alastair Cook - 153
Allan Border - 153
Mark Waugh - 107
Sunil Gavaskar - 106
Brendon McCullum - 101


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 27 May, 2018

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