England v Pakistan
Pakistan in England 1978 (1st Test)
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th June 1978 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossPakistan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by an innings and 57 runs
UmpiresHD Bird, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Pakistan (1) 162/9 (Sarfraz Nawaz 32*, Liaqat Ali 9*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 256/3 (Radley 97*, Roope 22*)
Close of play day 3Pakistan (2) 95/1 (Sadiq Mohammad 62*, Iqbal Qasim 0*)
Man of the MatchCM Old

Pakistan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Mudassar Nazarc and b Botham143034-- 
Sadiq Mohammadc Radley b Old2349753- 
Mohsin Khanb Willis351001254- 
Javed Miandadc Taylor b Old1558692- 
Haroon Rasheedc Roope b Willis353-- 
Wasim Rajac Taylor b Old1722422- 
Sarfraz Nawaznot out3255875- 
*+Wasim Barib Old011-- 
Iqbal Qasimc Taylor b Old021-- 
Sikander Bakhtc Roope b Old011-- 
Liaqat Alic Brearley b Old956491- 
Extras(3 lb, 13 nb)16
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Mudassar Nazar), 2-56 (Sadiq Mohammad), 3-91 (Javed Miandad), 4-94 (Haroon Rasheed), 5-103 (Mohsin Khan), 6-125 (Wasim Raja), 7-125 (Wasim Bari), 8-126 (Iqbal Qasim), 9-126 (Sikander Bakht), 10-164 (Liaqat Ali, 60.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis16   2422--
Botham15   4521--
Wood3   220--
Edmonds4   220--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyrun out381211642- 
B Woodlbw b Sikander Bakht1452641- 
CT Radleylbw b Sikander Bakht10623431011- 
DI Gowerc Javed Miandad b Sikander Bakht581021039- 
GRJ Roopeb Sikander Bakht32831203- 
G Millerc Wasim Bari b Mudassar Nazar481241605- 
IT Bothamc Iqbal Qasim b Liaqat Ali10014019511- 
CM Oldc Mudassar Nazar b Iqbal Qasim52240-- 
PH Edmondsnot out445-- 
+RW Taylordid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
Extras(26 lb, 16 nb, 5 w)47
Total(8 wickets, declared, 144 overs)452
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Wood), 2-101 (Brearley), 3-190 (Gower), 4-275 (Radley), 5-276 (Roope), 6-399 (Miller), 7-448 (Old), 8-452 (Botham, 144 ov)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz6   1120--
Liaqat Ali42   91141--
Mudassar Nazar27   7591--
Iqbal Qasim14   2561--
Sikander Bakht45   131324--
Wasim Raja10   1320--

Pakistan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Mudassar Nazarb Edmonds301121103- 
Sadiq Mohammadb Old791231649- 
Iqbal Qasimretired hurt53249-- 
Mohsin Khanc Old b Miller381151573- 
Javed Miandadc Brearley b Edmonds3965644- 
Haroon Rasheedb Willis43541-- 
Wasim Rajab Edmonds923251- 
Sarfraz Nawaznot out66266-- 
*+Wasim Baric Miller b Edmonds31710-- 
Sikander Bakhtc Roope b Miller22515-- 
Liaqat Alib Willis31917-- 
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 103.4 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-94 (Mudassar Nazar), 2-123 (Sadiq Mohammad), 3-176 (Javed Miandad), 4-193 (Haroon Rasheed), 5-214 (Wasim Raja), 6-220 (Mohsin Khan), 7-224 (Wasim Bari), 8-227 (Sikander Bakht), 9-231 (Liaqat Ali, 103.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old25   12381--
Botham17   3470--
Edmonds26   10444--
Miller12   4192--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> DI Gower made his debut in Test matches
--> DI Gower (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> CM Old achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed Liaqat Ali in the Pakistan first innings (previous best was 6-54)
--> CM Old reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed Sikander Bakht, his 6th wicket in the Pakistan first innings
--> CM Old completed 4 wickets in 5 balls in the Pakistan first innings (Wasim Raja, Wasim Bari, Iqbal Qasim, Sikander Bakht)
--> Sikander Bakht achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed GRJ Roope in the England first innings (previous best was 3-55)
--> Iqbal Qasim retired hurt in the Pakistan second innings having scored 5 (team score 123/1)





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