Pakistan v Australia Tests at Adelaide Oval

4: Australia and Pakistan have played only four Test matches at Adelaide Oval – in 1972, 1976, 1983 and 1990.

196: Ian Chappell led the way for Australia in the 1972 Christmas Test and it’s still the highest score by an Australian in Tests against Pakistan at Adelaide Oval.

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8/59: Off-spinner Ashley Mallett bowled Australia to victory in the second innings of the 1972 Test. These were Mallett’s best figures in first-class cricket.

152: Asif Iqbal’s unbeaten century in the Christmas 1976 Test is the highest Test score by a Pakistan player at the venue.

485 minutes: Imran Khan batted for more than eight hours when he made 136 in the second innings of the 1990 Test to help rescue his side.

172: The biggest Australian partnership, between Ian Chappell and Ross Edwards in 1972-73.

5/100: Pakistan’s best bowling figures, taken by Wasim Akram in 1990.

624: Pakistan’s highest Test total against Australia was made in Adelaide in 1983-84.

Pakistan v Australia Tests

64: The two countries have played against each other in 64 Test matches in 24 series since 1956, with Australia winning 31 matches and Pakistan 15.

334: Australia’s Mark Taylor levelled Sir Donald Bradman’s Australian long-standing record Test score against Pakistan in Peshawar in 1998 but decided to declare the innings rather than pass the record.

13: The number of consecutive home Tests Australia has won against Pakistan.

237: Saleem Malik holds the record for the highest score by a Pakistan player, in Rawalpindi in 1994.

9/86: Sarfraz Nawaz has the best bowling figures, taken for Pakistan in Melbourne in 1979.

8/24: Australia’s best bowling figures … by Glenn McGrath in Perth in 2004.

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25: Javed Miandad played in 25 Tests between the two countries - three more than Australia’s highest (Allan Border) – and scored 1797 runs.

352: Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke shared the record partnership in Hobart in 2010.

90: Australia’s Shane Warne holds the record for the most wickets against Pakistan, taken in 15 Tests between 1994 and 2005. Warne also holds the record for most wickets in a series, with 27 in 2002-03.

11: Pakistan wicketkeeper Wasim Bari was dismissed for a ‘duck’ 11 times in 19 Tests against Australia.

Tests at Adelaide Oval

77: The number of Tests Australia has played at Adelaide Oval since the first in 1884, recording 40 wins.

299*: Highest score by an Australian at the Adelaide Oval (Don Bradman in 1932 v South Africa). Bradman scored three double centuries in seven Test matches at the ground.

386: Highest partnership by an Australian pair at the Adelaide Oval (Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke v India in 2012).

674: Highest innings total by Australia at the Adelaide Oval (1948 v India).

1743: Leading Australian runscorer at the Adelaide Oval (Ricky Ponting).

56: Leading Australian wicket-taker at the Adelaide Oval (Shane Warne).

7: Most Test centuries scored at the Adelaide Oval (Michael Clarke, Australia).

181: Test centuries scored in the 77 Tests.