England are outsiders to beat Pakistan in the UAE with William Hill offering 11/4 on a series victory. England are 9/4 to win the first Test, whilst it is 11/4 that Joe Root is England’s top run-scorer.
Leg-spinner Rick Halkon was named Sale’s greatest ever bowler at their end-of-season awards on Friday. He topped the 1st XI bowling averages for a ninth time, passing the century old record of Sir Edwin Stockton.
Craig Ervine hit a sublime unbeaten hundred while Sikandar Raza picked a three-wicket haul as Zimbabwe overhauled Ireland by five wickets in the second One-Day International in Harare to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.
The Malta Cricket team hosted the Hungary national cricket team last weekend, going on to seal a 2-1 series win and consolidate its excellent record in the newly formed European Development Cricket League.