Rahat Ali's spell to Joe Root came across as boring - or did it?
Sami Aslam believes he's the solid opening batsman Pakistan have been looking for in Tests following his two fifties at Edgbaston
In their patient approach to victory at Edgbaston, England unfurled a template that could enable them to repeat their triumph in India this winter
Alastair Cook saw his moment and took it and his brilliant leadership was a vital factor in England's win in the Edgbaston Test.
Misbah-ul-Haq said that Pakistan could not cope with England's mastery or reverse swing on the final day at Edgbaston.
No. of Tests won by England against Pakistan after facing a higher deficit than the 103 runs in this Test.
No. of balls in which Pakistan lost their 4 wickets (4th to 7th) - Misbah, Shafiq, Sarfraz, Sami. The four wickets added just one run combined.
No. of Pakistan openers who made 2 50+ scores in a Test at a younger age than Sami Aslam (20 y, 235d). He is overall the fifth youngest opener to do so.
Younis Khan's ave in the 4th inns of Tests, before this - highest among 27 batsmen with 1000+ runs in 4th inns. However, his ave in 4th inns outside Asia is 41.71.
Hafeez's ave in Tests outside Asia - lowest for any opener with 25 or more Test innings, including non-subcontinent openers.
No. of times the teams have batted more than 80 overs in the 4th inns at Edgbaston. Pakistan needs 343 runs in 84 overs.
Win-loss by the teams chasing targets of 200+ in Tests at Edgbaston, in 16 occasions. SA, though, chased 281 when last time target of 200+ was set, in 2008.
Previous most Test runs by an England wicketkeeper in a calendar year, by Matt Prior (2012). Bairstow has gone past that mark in the second inns of this Test.
No. of inns Vince has played in Tests, but hasn't yet scored a fifty. He has got out for 42 twice, in 30s twice and only two single-digit scores.
Last time England's top-3 scored 50 or more in their 2nd inns of a home Test, before this - vs SL, Lord's. This is only their 6th such instance at home
The last time both England openers passed 50 in a Test innings v Pakistan - Strauss and Trescothick, at Headingley in August 2006
Attempts without a century stand in the second innings for England in Tests. The last one before today was in March 2013 - 231 between Compton-Cook
Instances of Pakistan taking 100+ 1st-innings lead v England in England, before this Test. They have won 4 and drawn 4, with 1 forfeiture