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In Pics: England vs Pakistan Test Rivalry, Highest Run-Getter, Highest Wicket-taker & Other Stats

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Pakistan has the best win-loss ratio in England amongst the teams from the sub-continent and the third-best overall after Australia and West Indies. Pakistan could register just one more Test match win against England in the next 30 years. England dominated the rivalry and the series-scorelines till 1982. England won 6 of 10 series between the two sides in this period – these included 5 home series wins and one away victory in 1961-62. 4 series were drawn.

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England and Pakistan will clash at Old Trafford from the 5th of August in what would be the 26th Test series between the two nations.England has won 25, Pakistan 21 while there have been 37 draws in the 83 matches between the two sides.

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Amongst all those great fast bowlers from England and Pakistan, it is interesting that a leg spinner is the leading wicket-taker in the rivalry between the two countries. Qadir picked 82 wickets in 16 Tests across 5 series between 1977 and 1987 against England.

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Cook scored 1719 runs against Pakistan at an average of 49.11 across 6 series between 2006 and 2018. He registered 5 hundreds including a highest of 263 in Abu Dhabi in 2015 – the same series in which he was the highest scorer with 450 runs in 3 Tests.

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93.62: Highest Batting Average (min. 700 runs): Ted Dexter. Milan born, Ted Dexter, was the highest scorer for England in the historic 1961 series win in Pakistan. He was on top of the run-charts again in the series that followed in England next year.

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901: Highest Aggregate Runs between two batsmen: Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Yousuf. The pair added 901 runs in just 9 innings at an average of 112.62 including 4 hundred partnerships

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Amongst all those great fast bowlers from England and Pakistan, it is interesting that a leg spinner is the leading wicket-taker in the rivalry between the two countries. Qadir picked 82 wickets in 16 Tests across 5 series between 1977 and 1987 against England.

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Summing their rivalry in England, the home team dominated for 28 years winning 5 of the 7 series between 1954 and 1982. Strong Pakistani teams of the late 1980s and 1990s won three successive series in England under the leadership of Imran, Miandad and Akram. England had the upper hand in the 2000s. The last two series in England have been very competitive with nothing to choose between the two sides.


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RankTeamPointsRating
1 Australia 3028 116
2 New Zealand 2406 115
3 India 3085 114
4 England 4326 106
5 Sri Lanka 2454 91
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RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 5405 123
2 India 6102 117
3 New Zealand 3716 116
4 Australia 4344 111
5 South Africa 3345 108
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RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 6877 275
2 Australia 6800 272
3 India 10186 268
4 Pakistan 7516 259
5 South Africa 5047 252
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