Pakistan's most prolific pair

Most partnership runs by a Pakistan pair in Tests ESPNcricinfo Ltd

3156 Runs that Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq have put on together, the most by any Pakistan pair in Test cricket. They went past the earlier record of 3137, between Mohammad Yousuf and Younis. Misbah and Younis average 73.39 per completed partnership, compared to 78.42 for Yousuf-Younis.

15 century stands between Misbah and Younis, easily the most for Pakistan. Behind them are Inzamam-Yousuf and Miandad-Mudassar with 10 each.

82.36 The average partnership between Misbah and Younis in the last three years. Among the 27 pairs who have put on at least 750 runs in this period, their average is the highest. The only players to outscore Misbah and Younis in this period are Australia's Chris Rogers and David Warner - 1898 runs in 37 innings, compared to 1812 in 24.

119.71 The average Misbah-Younis stand in Tests in the UAE - in 17 tries they have scored 1676 runs, with eight century partnerships.

13 Test hundreds for Younis, the most by any batsman after turning 35; Rahul Dravid, Graham Gooch and Sachin Tendulkar all have 12. Younis averages 60.36 in 56 Test innings since turning 35; before this cut-off, he averaged 51.69 from 138 innings.

4055 Test runs for Misbah after the age of 35; only two batsmen have scored more - Gooch (4563) and Tendulkar (4139).

5.88 Innings per Test century for Younis; among the 41 batsmen who have scored 20 or more tons, only Don Bradman has a better conversion rate - he made a hundred every 2.76 innings.

39 Fifty-plus scores as Test captain for Misbah, which has put him joint fifth in the all-time list. It has taken him 83 innings to get there whereas the man he came level with, Stephen Fleming, needed 135. Only Graeme Smith, Ricky Ponting, Allan Border and Clive Lloyd have made more 50-plus scores as captain.

988 Misbah's Test aggregate in 14 innings in Abu Dhabi, at an average of 109.77. Twelve more runs would make him the fifth Pakistan batsman to score 1000-plus Test runs at a venue, after Miandad, Zaheer Abbas, Yousuf and Younis. Miandad achieved this at three venues - Lahore, Karachi and Faisalabad.