England will tackle Pakistan in the first Test, of a three-match series, in Manchester from Wednesday. This can be the second Test series performed in England in a bio-secure surroundings after the profitable completion of the series towards West Indies.
The hosts additionally accomplished a three-match ODI series towards Ireland and have been victorious towards each opponents. As they prepare to face a sterner Test towards the enigmatic Pakistan aspect, it will likely be fascinating to have a look back at the information of each groups in Test cricket towards one another.
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This has been an intense rivalry which has been keenly contested, with each groups having fun with a sustained interval of success towards the different. England have a slender lead in series wins, having received 9 . Pakistan have been victorious in Eight whereas 9 different have been drawn together with the first ever series in England in 1954, when the Pakistanis managed a commendable 1-1 draw.
Head to Head (Series) – ENG 9, PAK 8, DRAWN 8
England received 4 out of the subsequent 5 series until 1971, adopted by three consecutive drawn series. England received the subsequent two however their fortunes slid after 1982 as Pakistan have been unstoppable under the inspirational management of Imran Khan.
Pakistanis dominated England for decade and a half as they received 5 back to back series. Since the flip of the century the honours have been even with each groups bagging three series every whereas 4 others have been drawn together with the last three.
Here is a have a look at the highest wicket takers and run getters on this rivalry
Alastair Cook:1719 runs in 20 Tests @ 49.11
Inzamam-Ul-Haq: 1584 runs in 19 Tests @ 54.62
Mushtaq Mohammad: 1554 runs in 23 Tests @ 42
Abdul Qadir: 82 wickets in 16 Tests @ 24.98
James Anderson:63 wickets in 15 Tests @ 18.58
Alastair Cook:57 wickets in 18 Tests @ 30.66