The two-Test series between England and Pakistan ended with an anti-climax on the third day of the second Test, making the series an 1-1 draw. The previous series in 2016 was a 2-2 draw.
Here is a summary of all Tests between these teams:
The overall tally is 25-21 in favor of England, helped mainly by a 23-12 lead in England.
At Lord’s, Pakistan now leads 5-4 with one draw. At Leeds, England leads 6-1 with 3 draws.
In this series no one scored a century and took a five-for. So the Lord’s honors boards are unchanged.
Most runs (750+):
Cook leads here. Among current players Root and Asad Shafiq are far behind.
M. Yousuf has the most centuries (6). The most 50+ scores are by Inzaman (15), Mushtaq Mohammad (14) followed by Cook and Salim Malik (13).
Highest innings (175+)
Note that no one scored more than 80 in this series. The only big score in 2016 was by Root (254).
Batting averages (minimum 20 innings, all instances):
Cook and Asad Shafiq are the highest among current players. Imran Khan did not bat in enough innings to reach this table.
To be continued.