England

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

Trevor Bayliss hints Moeen Ali at opening position

England coach Trevor Bayliss admitted that Moeen Ali will be the preferred player to partner Alastair Cook at the top of the order in the upcoming three-match Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
10 October 2015

Taylor, Bell hit fifties as England rattled by Hamza's four-wicket haul

James Taylor and Ian Bell hit fifties as left-arm pacer Mir Hamza rattled England with a four wicket-haul in the second practice game in Sharjah.
9 October 2015

Shane Warne eager to work with Adil Rashid

Australian great Shane Warne has expressed his willingness to mentor England leg-spinner Adil Rashid whenever he gets an opportunity.
9 October 2015

The importance of winning warm-up matches

It has become harder than ever for Test teams to win away from home. Excluding Tests involving Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, the 2010s have seen only a 50 per cent win ratio for teams away from home.
9 October 2015

I have staked a claim for my inclusion - Steven Finn

England fast bowler Steven Finn has asserted that he has made a strong case for his selection for the Pakistan Tests after taking a four-wicket haul in the second practice game against Pakistan A in Sharjah.
9 October 2015

Pakistan will have a tough challenge against England - Azhar Mahmood

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood feels that Pakistan will face a tough contest against England in the upcoming three-match Test series in the United Arab Emirates.
9 October 2015

Finn, Rashid rout Pakistan A despite Akmal's fifty

Steven Finn and Adil Rashid shared seven wickets between them as England ran through Pakistan A in the second tour game in Sharjah despite Adnan Akmal’s unbeaten fifty.
8 October 2015

Opening combination yet to be finalised - Paul Farbrace

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace stated that a decision on Alastair Cook's opening partner will be taken after the ongoing second practice match against Pakistan A in Sharjah.
8 October 2015

Hot Spot - Pakistan v England series preview - Cricket World TV

Join Rob Johnston and John Pennington as they preview England's upcoming three-match Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
7 October 2015

Pakistan series will be tough for England - Alec Stewart

Former England captain Alec Stewart opined that England will face a tough battle against Pakistan in their upcoming three-match Test series which begins on 13th October in Abu Dhabi.
7 October 2015

Four areas of improvement for England

We focus on the four areas which England needs to improve ahead of their upcoming tour against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
6 October 2015

Moeen Ali gets three as Ahmed, Alam keep England at bay

Moeen Ali picked up three wickets as Iftikhar Ahmed and Fawad Alam hit half-centuries to help Pakistan A keep England at bay on the second and final day of the first tour game in Sharjah.
6 October 2015