Silva, Jayawardene Steer Sri Lanka Into Lead

A century from Mahela Jayawardene and Kaushal Silva's near-miss helped Sri Lanka close day two of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai 153 runs ahead.
9 January 2014

Sri Lanka Enjoy Strong Opening Day

The first day of the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Dubai ran along similar lines to the first Test in Abu Dhabi except this time, Sri Lanka dominated proceedings.
8 January 2014

Should Wicket-Keepers Be Allowed Substitutes?

It's never fair to laugh when a player picks up an injury but when Adnan Akmal fractured his finger off the final ball of day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka, it was hard to keep a straight face.
6 January 2014

Hafeez Guides Pakistan To Draw

Mohammad Hafeez stroked an unbeaten 80 as Pakistan, who had been set 302 to win, drew the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
4 January 2014

Javeria Rauf Replaces Marina Iqbal

Pakistan have made a change to their squad ahead of the Women's tri-series with Ireland and South Africa in Qatar later this month.
3 January 2014

Mathews Century Puts Sri Lanka 241 Ahead

Angelo Mathews scored his first Test century since taking over as Sri Lanka captain to help his side bat through day four against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, ending with a lead of 241 runs.
3 January 2014

Finger Fracture Ends Akmal's Series

Pakistan wicket-keeper Adnan Akmal will play no further part in the Test series against Sri Lanka after fracturing a finger on day three of the ongoing first Test in Abu Dhabi.
3 January 2014

Umar Gul Released From Pakistan Test Squad

Fast bowler Umar Gul has been released from Pakistan's Test squad and will head home from Abu Dhabi to continue his recovery from injury.
2 January 2014

Sri Lanka Fight Back, Establish Small Lead

Sri Lanka fought back strongly on day three of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, and closed seven runs ahead with six second-innings wickets remaining.
2 January 2014

Misbah & Younus Build Pakistan's Lead

Experienced batsmen Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq both scored centuries to enable Pakistan to build a lead of 123 on day two of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
1 January 2014

Pakistan Dominate Opening Day

Pakistan dominated the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi by dismissing their opponents for 204 before closing on 46 for one in reply.
31 December 2013

Pakistan Name Women's Squad

Pakistan have named a 14-strong Women's squad to take on Ireland and South Africa in One-Day and Twenty20 International tri-series in Qatar.
31 December 2013

Sri Lanka Earn Consolation Win

Sri Lanka salvaged some pride ahead of the Test series against Pakistan by winning the final One-Day International in Abu Dhabi by two wickets.
27 December 2013

Hafeez Recalled For Tests Against Sri Lanka

Pakistan have made three changes to their Test squad for the forthcoming three-match series against Sri Lanka in the UAE.
26 December 2013

Pakistan Win And Take Series Against Sri Lanka

Mohammad Hafeez hit his third hundred of the series and helped Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the fourth ODI on Wednesday.
25 December 2013

Hafeez, Shehzad And Gul Star In Big Pakistan Win

A second century of the series from Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan to a convincing 113-run win in the third One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Sharjah.
22 December 2013

Pakistan Send For Fit-Again Gul

Pakistan have bolstered their fast-bowling attack for the three remaining One-Day Internationals against Sri Lanka in the UAE by calling up the fit-again Umar Gul.
21 December 2013

Sri Lanka Hold Nerve To Level Series

There was more high drama in the UAE, with Sri Lanka this time triumphing in a closely-contested ODI match in Dubai to level the series against Pakistan at one apiece with three games to play.
20 December 2013

Sri Lanka Pair Almost Embarrass Pakistan

An opening One-Day International that Pakistan should have won comfortably was turned into something spectacularly close in Sharjah by Sri Lanka's eighth-wicket pair of Seekkuge Prasanna and Sachithra Senanayake.
18 December 2013

Venue Switch For Opening Tests

The venues for the first two Tests between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi and Dubai have been switched with each other.
18 December 2013


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