The International Cricket Council has handed a one-match ban and also a fine of 40 percent of his match fee to Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq for slow over-rate in the recently concluded first Test against New Zealand in Christchurch.
Jibran Khan Niazi, who played alongside Misbah-ul-Haq as a young cricketer, examines what makes the Pakistan captain tick and critically assesses the key points from their outstanding win over England in the first Test.
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the Cricket World Player of the Week for registering his maiden 10-wicket haul that put his team in the course of a dramatic victory in the first Test against England at Lord's.
The International Cricketers Association is keen to help cricketers past and present. One way it can assist the first group is to find them work once the cricket has waned, usually with TV and media companies.
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.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq expressed his happiness at the efforts of his batsmen after defeating England by 178 runs in the second Test match in Dubai to claim an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series.
For his back-to-back centuries in the One-Day International series against India, thereby securing South Africa's first bilateral series victory in India, AB de Villiers is our Cricket World Player of the Week.