Akram was the finest exponent of reverse swing bowling
and holds the title of the second-highest wicket-taker in ODI history.
In reply, Southee then had two of the Pakistan batsmen back in the dressing room in five balls, in an excellent spell of swing bowling
Ben Stokes, who produced a masterful spell of swing bowling
to take six wickets in West Indies first innings before a vital 60 with the bat in a low-scoring game, replaced team-mate Moeen Ali in fourth spot on the all-rounder's rankings.
Anderson delivered a swing bowling
masterclass as he recorded career-best figures of 7-42 - which included his 500th Test scalp - to steer England towards victory in the Investec series decider.
Stokes' six for 22, in a wonderful two-hour spell of fast swing bowling
from the nursery end, came in 14.
3-over spell of swing bowling
either side of tea, after the tourists opted to bat in overcast conditions.
20pm and then briefly resumed following another two-and-a-halfhour interruption, for James Anderson to strike with a brilliant piece of swing bowling
to see off Kaushal Silva.
The Pakistani said that he was looking forward to bowling in English conditions feeling that the Pakistani squad would have been able to use his superior swing bowling
, considering the fact that he has bowled in difficult pitches thus far.
ISLAMABAD -- A famous swing bowling
icon and former captain of Pakistan cricket team Wasim Akram, fondly remembered by his fans as 'Swing ka Sultan' turned 50 on June 3 (today).
Stokes turned in arguably his best spell for England, keeping the tourists guessing with a display of controlled swing bowling
Sudhakar Shetty remarked, "From the perspective of a head coach, this particular tour to UK gives the boys a unique experience of handling swing bowling
due to the encouraging & different weather conditions".
Ian Westwood and Trott, their two batsmen most capable of delivering the long resistance their team needed, were at the crease but both fell to Sidebottom who continued his masterclass of perfectly-pitched leftarm swing bowling