Recap: When Pakistan dismantled England in 1992 via the Wasim-Waqar Show

Pakistan hammered England in the first Test at Lord’s by nine wickets. While there is still a long way to go in the series, there are chances that the current series might go the way of 1992, when Pakistan literally bulldozed the Englishmen at latter’s home with their batting might.

Lords’s Test 1992

The series, which is famous for the manner in which the two Ws — Wasim and Waqar — outwitted England, which subsequently led to ball tampering allegations and an enquiry. Pakistan won the Test series 2–1 against a strong English batting line-up comprising of Alec Stewart, Graham Gooch and Robin Smith.

Pakistan England Musical Highlights

England had no answer to the legendary reverse swing generated by Waqar and Wasim, who finished the series with 22 and 21 wickets respectively. In the batting department, Saleem Malik top scored with 488 runs while Aamer Sohail was second best with 413 runs.

In some consolation for England, they claimed the one-day series 4-1.


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