Pakistan cricket team in England in 2006


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Pakistan cricket team in England

Pakistan cricket team in England in 2006

The Pakistani cricket team toured England in the 2006 English cricket season, following England's winter tour of Pakistan where Pakistan had won a 3-Test series 2–0 and the ODI series 4–1. As a result of this series, Pakistan rose two spots to be ranked second in the world Test rankings before this series, and England dropped to third after the July 12 annual update of the ICC Test Championship. The series was marred by a ball-tampering controversy on the fourth day of the Fourth Test, which culminated in Pakistan refusing to take the field after the tea interval in protest to a contentious decision by the umpires to penalize the Pakistani team for what they believed were acts of ball-tampering. This led the umpires to award the game to England, who thus won the Test series 3–0.

Pakistan cricket team in England in 2006 Results

Test Series
First Test Pakistan v England A (6-9 July)-Match drawn
Second Test -England won by an innings and 120 runs
Third Test (4-8 August)-England won by 167 runs
Fourth Test-Match awarded to England.
Twenty20 Match
Pakistan won by 5 wickets ODI series
First ODI-No result
Second ODI-Pakistan won by 7 wickets
Third ODI-Pakistan won by 2 wickets
Fourth ODI-England won by 8 wickets
Fifth ODI-England won by 3 wickets

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.