Umar Gul helps Pakistan rout England in first Test

Pakistan emphasised the effectiveness of their revamped approach to cricket, which is resolute but unspectacular, by hurrying England, the No. 1 Test side, towards a 10-wicket defeat inside three days in Dubai.

updated: January 19, 2012 20:25 IST
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Dubai: Paceman Umar Gul took 4-63 to help Pakistan beat the world's best Test team, England, by 10 wickets in the first Test inside three days here on Thursday, gaining a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.


The 27-year-old fast bowler dismissed Andrew Strauss (six) before lunch and then accounted for Alastair Cook (five) and Kevin Pietersen (nought) in his hostile nine-over first spell on a spin-friendly Dubai Stadium pitch.

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