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India v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Bangalore

March 24-28

Pakistan team pose with the TVS trophy after levelling series 1-1

Something for India to cheer about. Virender Sehwag won the Man of the Series award for his consistent brilliance

Younis Khan bagged the Man of the Match award for his 351 runs

Pakistan team jubiliant after levelling the series 1-1

Danish Kaneria celebrating a fantastic victory with his teammates after he claimed Laxmipathy Balaji

Shahid Afridi ended all hopes of an Indian resistance with the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar

Mohammad Sami struck again, hitting the stumps of Dinesh Karthik with a beautiful inswinging yorker

Sourav Ganguly rounded off his miserable batting form being bowled by Shahid Afridi

Mohammad Sami and Inzamam-ul-Haq appeal in vain for a leg before decision against VVS Laxman

Rahul Dravid, a man best equipped to bat out day, fell soon after to Arshad Khan

Mohammad Sami gave his team the vital opening after lunch by trapping Gautam Gambhir lbw

Gautam Gambhir started the day well scoring a fifty

Sourav Ganguly was helpless in the face of Pakistan's assault

Younis Khan continued from where he had left off in the first innings, beltimg 84 off 96 balls

Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul dravid and Anil Kumble were honoured for their individual milestones by Dharam Singh, the Karnataka chief minister

Yasir Hameed wasn't to be left far behind. He contributed 76 as Pakistan raced along

Shahid Afridi hit some scintillating shots en route to his quick-fire fifty off 26 balls

Shahid Afridi finally wrapped up the Indian innings, leaving VVS Laxman high and dry

Danish Kaneria was ecstatic after picking up his second five-wicket haul of the series

The Indian tail wagged as Anil Kumble scored 22 in a 53-run partnership with VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman struck some beautiful shots to remain umbeaten on 79

At the end of the day Pakistan were on top, and they knew it

After Virender Sehwag was dismissed Pakistan piled on the pressure with Danish Kaneria flummoxing Sourav Ganguly

If it were not for Virender Sehwag's astonishing 201, India would have been in deep trouble

Pakistan's bowlers did well to peg things back, picking up wickets at regular intervals

Virender Sehwag got a warm hug when he went past yet another milestone and kept Pakistan at bay

Virender Sehwag attacked even when the bowling was restrictive, peppering the on-side

Even with Virender Sehwag blazing away the Pakistanis were jumping with joy when they got rid of Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, the one Indian batsman with a good record at Bangalore, found his groove with the sweep

Virender Sehwag was undeterred by wickets falling

Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Sami celebrate as Pakistan broke through with the wicket of Gautam Gambhir

Virender Sehwag continued from where he left off, striking the ball cleanly

Mohammad Sami turned the heat on with a good spell of bowling

The Pakistani flag flew high at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium with Younis Khan giving his countrymen plenty to cheer about

Harbhajan Singh was India's only real bright spot on the day, taking six wickets

Younis Khan could barely contain his joy, and almost prostrated on the pitch when he reached 200

Younis Khan acknowledged the crowd's cheers as he became the first Pakistani to score a double-century on Indian soil

The Indian bowlers hardly got a look in as the ball disappeared off the middle of Younis Khan's bat with regularity

The spinners and fast bowlers were treated with equal content by Younis Khan as he reached the 150-mark

Younis Khan, however, moved from strength to strength, thrashing the Indian bowling to all parts

Lakshmipathy Balaji got India off to a great start, getting rid of Inzamam-ul-Haq with the ball of the series

Younis Khan also reached his hundred, and had every reason to celebrate wildly

Inzamam-ul-Haq became one of those rare cricketers who has scored a 100 in his 100th Test and was roundly applauded

Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan ran India ragged with an unbeaten 316-run partnership

India's bowlers were made to work hard, but with little joy

Younis Khan and Inzamam-ul-Haq paced their partnership well, taking a breather when possible

Inzamam-ul-Haq settled into a great rhythm early on in his 100th Test

Younis Khan drove away Pakistan's blues with a string of good shots

Irfan Pathan then got in on the act, sending back Yasir Hameed

Lakshmipathy Balaji got India off to a dream start dismissing Shahid Afridi for a duck

The day began with Inzamam-ul-Haq receiving a cup commemorating his playing 100 Tests

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