Pakistan One-Day International captain Azhar Ali has urged his team to play aggressive cricket and improve their fielding standards in the upcoming limited-overs leg of their tour of the British Isles.
Sri Lankan off-spinner Dilruwan Perera bags the Cricket World Player of the Week award for leading his team to a historic series victory against Australia after winning the second Test in Galle by a massive 229-run margin.
Pakistan One-Day International captain Azhar Ali and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez have returned to the national training camp in Lahore after meeting with the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan.
Pakistan are just six runs behind Sri Lanka after a solid show from their top order saw them reach 171 for two when play was called off due to bad light on day three of the second Test at P Sara Oval, Colombo.
For picking seven wickets and scoring a quick fire 46 off just 39 balls to make sure England do not concede a lead in the second Test to New Zealand in Headingley, Stuart Broad is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq scored big before Pakistan declared and their bowlers knocked out half the Bangladesh side to leave them trailing by 450 runs at stumps on day two of the second Test in Mirpur.
For a wonderful spell of fast bowling on a dead track to turn a likely draw into a win for England in one session and for contributing in more than one discipline, James Anderson is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan on Monday has confirmed the appointment of Azhar Ali as the captain of Pakistan's One-Day International side following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq after the 2015 World Cup.
Test cricket has the capacity, like no other form of the game, to produce extended periods of high drama that leave you on the edge of your seat. We saw plenty of that today as Pakistan chased down 302 to beat Sri Lanka.