WHEN PACE MATTERS IN TEST BATTING

The five highest Strike Rate Impact performances (in an innings context) in Test history.

THE HIGHEST IMPACT TEST BATTING PERFORMANCE IN A LOSING CAUSE

In the opening Test of Pakistan's tour to New Zealand in 2009 at Dunedin, Umar Akmal, on debut, smashed 129 in just 160 deliveries (from 74 for 3) in the first innings and then followed it up with 75 (from 24 for 3) in the second but Pakistan (chasing 251 in the fourth innings) still fell short by 32 runs.

“AS CAPTAIN, IMRAN KHAN WAS PROPPED UP BY JAVED MIANDAD.”

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How significant was Imran Khan as captain? He is seen as one of the most inspiring captains ever; is that the view Pakistanis  still have of him?

 



He was the captain who brought the World Cup home but most forget that the power behind the Reema -compressedthrone was Javed Miandad — the street-smart strategist.

 

BEN CUTTING SHINES; SRH BASK IN IPL GLORY

Final: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad