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Pakistan resurgent as spinners run riot

Pakistan's resounding 127-run win against England in Sharjah is a statement about their resurgence, given that there has been no Test cricket played at home for the last seven years, writes Tahir Ibn Manzoor.
6 November 2015

Liam Plunkett to replace Mark Wood in England ODI squad

England fast bowler Liam Plunkett will replace the injured Mark Wood in England's One-Day International and Twenty20 International squads to face Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
6 November 2015

Familiar story as Pakistin spin overwhelms England - Cricket World TV

Pakistan's spinners maintained their grip over England's batsmen to win the third and final Test in Sharjah and we review the match which saw Pakistan rise to second in the ICC Test rankings.
5 November 2015

Holly Colvin confirms international retirement

Holly Colvin, who became the youngest player to represent England when she made her Test debut aged 15, has confirmed her retirement from international cricket.
5 November 2015

Pakistan spinners seal 127-run win over England

Spinners Zulfiqar Babar, Shoaib Malik and Yasir Shah shared nine wickets as Pakistan dismissed England for 156 to win the third and final Test in Sharjah by 127 runs and claim a 2-0 series win.
5 November 2015

We don't want to leave the UAE with nothing - James Anderson

England fast bowler James Anderson is hopeful of his team chasing down the target of 284 on the fifth day of the third Test against Pakistan in Sharjah.
5 November 2015

Shoaib Malik's double strike leaves England in trouble

Shoaib Malik has set his sights on a perfect farewell by dismissing Moeen Ali and Ian Bell to leave England needing 238 more runs to win on the final day of the third Test in Sharjah to level the series.
4 November 2015

Match is truly in the balance - James Taylor

England batsman James Taylor feels that the third Test between England and Pakistan in Sharjah is in the balance heading into the fourth day's play.
4 November 2015

England pull things back after Hafeez puts Pakistan ahead

England managed to pick three wickets late in the day, but it was Mohammad Hafeez, who stole the show in the final session with an unbeaten knock of 97, taking Pakistan's lead to 74 at stumps on day three of the third Test in Sharjah.
3 November 2015

James Taylor is wonderful against spin - Ian Bell

England batsman Ian Bell praised James Taylor as a wonderful player of spin bowling after the 25-year-old notched up a crucial half-century on the second day of the third Test against Pakistan in Sharjah.
3 November 2015

Taylor's gritty half-century gives England edge on day two

James Taylor, made a remarkable comeback in the longer format with an unbeaten gritty knock of 74, taking England to 222 for four at stumps on day two, just 12 behind Pakistan's first innings total, in the third Test in Sharjah.
2 November 2015

Hoping for good second day - Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad is expecting his team to have a good second day in the third Test match against Pakistan after having bowled out the opposition for 234 runs on the first day.
2 November 2015

Anderson takes four as England rout Pakistan for 234 on day one

An impressive and disciplined bowling performance led by a four-wicket haul from James Anderson helped England dismiss Pakistan for 234 at stumps on day one of the third Test in Sharjah.
1 November 2015

England odds for Sharjah Test cut after support

William Hill report that with money coming in to back England for the third Test against Pakistan in Sharjah, they have cut the odds of a series-levelling win to 9/4.
31 October 2015

Uphill task awaits England in Sharjah - Third Test Preview

Having lost the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai, England are in a must-win situation in the third Test which kicks-off on 1st November in Dubai.
31 October 2015

Chronic ankle injury ends Mark Wood's UAE tour

England pacer Mark Wood has been ruled out of the third and deciding Test against Pakistan in Sharjah because of a chronic ankle injury.
31 October 2015

Rewind to...a Pakistan-England clash that rivalled the Ashes

As Pakistan and England are battling it out in the United Arab Emirates, Rob Johnston rewinds to the 1987 Test series between the two teams.
29 October 2015

Hot Spot - Pakistan v England Sharjah Test preview

We take a look back at the Pakistan-England Dubai Test and preview the Sharjah Test in our latest Cricket World Hot Spot with John Pennington and Rob Johnston in an audio show instead of our usual video update.
29 October 2015

James Anderson targets five more years with England

England fast bowler James Anderson is hoping to play for another five years for his national team before hanging up his boots.
29 October 2015

England 5/2 to win third Test in Sharjah

Despite being unlucky not to win the first Test in Dubai and eventually unlucky to lose the second in Abu Dhabi, bookmakers William Hill make them 5/2 outsiders to beat Pakistan in Sharjah.
27 October 2015