Providential escape for Pak - 5 years ago
Though you can never say anything for sure in cricket, being the strange game that it is, India should have won this Test hands down.
Unorthodoxy is Misbahs strength - 5 years ago
In fact, everywhere I have gone people have been asking me about him, as well as his sudden emergence from nowhere.
Its Test cricket that suffers most on such tracks - 5 years ago
Given the size of Indias first innings total, it will be a creditable result for Pakistan and they have batted well in this match so far.
Pakistan are in real trouble now - 5 years ago
When teams - especially one with a proud history like Pakistan - are reduced to such circumstances as the present one, one cannot help but feel a bitter pang of sorrow.
I am astonished at Indias bench strength - 5 years ago
In all, Shoaib Akhtar managed to bowl only 10 overs and to make matters worse for his captain, had to go to hospital midway through the first days play.
The contest is wide open - 5 years ago
The Bangalore Test promises to be one the most open contests in an India-Pakistan series in a very long time.In fact, the two teams are grappling with the same issues, call them problems if you like.
Outcome will now boost Pakistans confidence - 5 years ago
Pakistan were on the back foot for the first three days of the Test match, but the manner in which they came back into the game is commendable.
Kamran, Misbah show heart - 5 years ago
All credit to Kamran Akmal and Misbah-ul-Haq for their splendid fightback on the third day of the Kolkata Test. It was a good innings from Akmal in particular.
Pak were without intent or purpose - 5 years ago
Throughout the days play as India were batting at Kolkata, it looked as though the Pakistan team were on the field with little or no purpose today.
It cannot get any worse than this - 5 years ago
The first day of the second Test match between India and Pakistan was totally and comprehensively dominated by India.