We need to bat ourselves into the game - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook opined that his team will need to get to a total of at least 500 after the kind of start they have had in their first innings of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
16 October 2015

Cook's unrelenting century keeps England fighting

Alastair Cook struck his 28th Test century on day three of the first Test in Abu Dhabi, also passing 1,000 runs in the calendar year, to help reduce England's deficit to Pakistan to 233 runs at stumps.
15 October 2015

The cricket storm after the calm

We had some unexpected calm as the end of the 2015 season merged into the start of the 2015/16 season with an unusually quiet time in the international game.
15 October 2015

Adil Rashid was unlucky not to get wickets - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes felt that his teammate Adil Rashid was unlucky not to have wickets to show for his hard work in the first innings of the first Test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
15 October 2015

England openers have done very well - David Lloyd

Former England coach David Lloyd is pleased with the performance of the opening batsmen Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali after Pakistan declared at 523 for eight on day two of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
15 October 2015

Shoaib Malik's double ton pummels England

Shoaib Malik hit his maiden Test double hundred while Asad Shafiq notched a century as Pakistan posted a mammoth total of 523 for eight to claim the honours on day two of the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi.
14 October 2015

Finn ruled out of UAE tour, Jordon called up as replacement

England pacer Steven Finn has been ruled out of the ongoing United Arab Emirates tour due to a bone stress injury on his left foot.
14 October 2015

We can take credit for picking up four wickets - Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad reckons that England can take heart from the fact that they were able to pick up four wickets on a flat pitch in the first day of the first Test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
14 October 2015

Dropped chances hurt England as Hafeez, Malik make merry on day one

Shoaib Malik crafted a sublime century on his comeback while Mohammad Hafeez hit 98 as the duo made England pay a heavy price for shelling wicket-taking opportunities on day one of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
13 October 2015

Edwards delighted with 'incredible' ICC investment in women's cricket

England captain Charlotte Edwards and her employers, the England and Wales Cricket Board, are delighted that the International Cricket Council are furthering the development of women's cricket.
13 October 2015

Money doesn't motivate me to play - Andrew Flintoff

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff admitted that money never played a decisive role in his career when it came to playing in various Twenty20 competitions around the world.
13 October 2015

Daniel Vettori to coach young England spinners

The England and Wales Cricket Board has availed the services of former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori to work with the England Performance Programme spinners next month in Dubai.
13 October 2015

Opening with Moeen Ali is risky - Michael Atherton

Former England captain Michael Atherton is of the view that England will be taking a huge chance by opting to open with Moeen Ali in the upcoming Test matches against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
12 October 2015

Mr Predictor - Will Pakistan spin England to defeat again? Cricket World TV

We look ahead to the Pakistan-England series in the United Arab Emirates as well as three other series either starting this week or already underway in our latest Mr Predictor show.
12 October 2015

Cricket Betting: England expected to struggle

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.
12 October 2015

New-look England look to erase old memories - first Test preview

In England's year of seemingly endless Test cricket, they move from the green, lush comforts of home to the arid and searing heat of the United Arab Emirates for a three Test match series against Pakistan.
12 October 2015

England gear up to erase previous UAE debacle - series preview

The last time England were in the United Arab Emirates they were ground to dust. Now they face the same adversary from Pakistan who are brimming with the confidence from a rare away series win against Sri Lanka under their belt.
12 October 2015

We are not weaker than 2012 side - James Anderson

England pace spearhead James Anderson has refuted Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq's view that the visitors are a weaker side compared to the squad which took part in the 2012 Test series.
12 October 2015

Adil Rashid will make huge impact - Joe Root

England batsman Joe Root asserted that leg-spinner Adil Rashid will be a key performer in the upcoming series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
11 October 2015

Off The Mark - How it began for...Sir Ian Botham - Cricket World TV

Sir Ian Botham recalls how his cricketing career began with his parents making sacrifices to get him to games all around Somerset, and eventually his "fun trip" would see him travel all over the world.
10 October 2015