Bairstow Record Sets Up England Victory

Jonathan Bairstow became the youngest Englishman to score a Twenty20 International half-century as his side levelled their three-match series with Pakistan in Dubai courtesy of a 38-run win. Bairstow's unbeaten 60 in 46 balls guided England to a score of 150 for seven before Pakistan were bowled out for 112 in the 19th over as Steven Finn returned three for 30.
25 February 2012

Gul Gives Pakistan Victory In Dubai

Pakistan's bowlers held their nerve to bowl their team to an eight-run victory against the Twenty20 World Champions in Dubai. Captain Misbah-ul-Haq rotated his bowlers well towards the end of England's innings and was rewarded with three tidy overs from Saeed Ajmal and two wickets in the 18th over from Umar Gul to peg England back after Kevin Pietersen had given England an excellent start.
23 February 2012

England Seal Series Whitewash

England sealed a rare One-Day International series whitewash with a relatively comfortable victory in the fourth and final match in Dubai. Kevin Pietersen was once again the hero for the tourists as he became the second Englishman in little over a week to score back-to-back ODI centuries. His measured innings of 130 from 153 balls helped England to weather the top-order collapse of three for 18 that had followed the early departure of the in-form Alastair Cook for four.
21 February 2012

Disability Cricket: Pakistan Claim ODI Series Win

Pakistan's Physical Disabilities side beat their English counterparts by nine wickets to claim a 2-1 One-Day International series win in Dubai. They won the opening 40-over match by 79 runs before England hit back with a four-run win in the second game.
19 February 2012

Pietersen Ends Century Drought, England Win ODI Series

Kevin Pietersen scored his first One-Day International century since 2008 to guide England to a series-clinching nine-wicket victory over Pakistan in Dubai. Pietersen ended a drought stretching back to 2008 with a fluent unbeaten 111 as England moved to an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series with a commanding performance.
18 February 2012

Cook Leads From The Front As England Go 2-0 Up

England produced another excellent performance to win the second One-Day International against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi by 20 runs to move into an unassailable 2-0 series lead. Alastair Cook became the first England captain to hit back-to-back ODI centuries as England posted 250 for four and Steven Finn then took four wickets to dismiss Pakistan for 230 in reply.
15 February 2012

England Outstanding As They Take ODI Series Lead

England put their dismal performances in the Test series behind them to thrash Pakistan by 130 runs in the opening One-Day International in Abu Dhabi. As if to prove their worth, two players left out of the Test team - Ravi Bopara and Steven Finn - performed starring roles while Alastair Cook led from the front with a ground-record score.
13 February 2012

Cricket Betting: England 7/2 To Win Pakistan ODI Series

William Hill have pushed out the price of England winning the ODI series from 11/4 to 7/2 in an attempt to attract England punters back to the cause. England are 6/5 to win the first ODI with Hills offering 5/6 that England's top scorer makes 69 or less!
13 February 2012

Pakistan Too Good For England In Disabled Cricket T20 Series

Pakistan's Physical Disability side beat their England counterparts 2-0 in a Twenty20 series held at the Dubai Cricket Academy. Pakistan won the opening match by 14 runs and then triumphed by 20 runs in the second encounter.
13 February 2012

Ruthless Pakistan Outclass Brave Afghanistan

Shahid Afridi moved to eighth position on the all-time list of wicket-takers in One-Day International cricket as Pakistan comfortably beat Afghanistan by seven wickets in Sharjah. The match served as Pakistan's preparation for a five-game series against England and was Afghanistan's first ODI against a Test-playing nation.
10 February 2012

England Warm Up For ODIs By Beating Lions

Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook scored half-centuries as England warmed up for their One-Day International series with Pakistan by beating the England Lions by seven wickets in Abu Dhabi. After the Lions folded to be bowled out for just 96, a contrived target of 230 was reached by the senior side with three wickets down in the 46th over.
10 February 2012

Cricket Betting: Pakistan Punted For One-Dayers

England have been lengthened from 12/5 to 11/4 to win the forthcoming One Day series v Pakistan who have been cut from 11/8 to 5/4 after bets of up to £1000 a time, by William Hill who make a drawn series 7/4. "We can't give England away at the moment," said Hill's cricket betting expert Graham Sharpe.
7 February 2012

England Drop Bell For Briggs

England's selectors have resisted making wholesale changes to their limited-overs squads following the disastrous Test leg of their tour of the UAE, with Danny Briggs' call-up at the expense of Ian Bell the only major change from the ODI squad that toured India. Tim Bresnan returns to take his place in both squads after missing the Test series due to injury.
7 February 2012

Pakistan Drop Shoaib Malik From Limited-Overs Squads

Pakistan have dropped Shoaib Malik from their limited-overs squads, with all-rounder Hammad Azam and batsman Awais Zia (Twenty20 only) the chief beneficiaries. Their ODI squad contains only two changes from their Test one, with Shahid Afridi and Hammad replacing Taufeeq Umar and Mohammad Talha in the line-up. The other notable absentee is Abdul Razzaq, who has declared himself not fit enough for international assignments.
7 February 2012

Pakistan Seal Series Whitewash

Matt Prior top-scored with a combative unbeaten 49 for England but it wasn't enough as they succumbed to a 71-run defeat and resulting 3-0 series whitewash at the hands of Pakistan in Dubai. The tourists began the day on 36 without loss, but soon lost Andrew Strauss - leg-before to Abdur Rehman for 26 - to resume the top-order's troubles against Pakistan's quality spin duo.
6 February 2012

Cricket Betting: Pakistan Backed For Clean Sweep

William Hill customers are backing Pakistan to beat England in the 3rd Test at 13/8, with the draw completely friendless at 2/1. Kevin Pietersen is 5/1 to come good and score a hundred but he is 5/6 to fail to reach 32. Hills are 12/1 that England fail to make three figures in either innings.
1 February 2012

Cricket Betting: Pakistan 13/8 For 3-0 Series Win

Hills make Pakistan their 13/8 favourites to beat England in the final Test, with England offered at 2/1. Hills are 4/5 that England remain unchanged for the final test, but perhaps the big news is that the odds suggest England will lose their number one status this year.
30 January 2012

England Skittled For 72 As Pakistan Prevail

Saeed Ajmal picked up his 100th Test wicket as Pakistan found England wanting against spin bowling on their way to a 72-run win on day four of the second Test in Abu Dhabi. Ajmal returned three for 22 but was overshadowed by left-armer Abdur Rehman, whose six for 25 bundled England out for 72 - their lowest Test score against Pakistan - having been set 145 to win.
28 January 2012

Cricket Betting: Pakistan Odds-On For Series Win

Pakistan are now the favourites to win the Test series against England according to Ladbrokes. After thrashing England by 10 wickets, Pakistan are now odds-on at 1/2 (from 5/2) to triumph in the series and they're 9/4 to win in the next fixture in Abu Dhabi.
19 January 2012

Pakistan Romp To Ten-Wicket Victory Over England

Pakistan thrashed England by ten wickets on day three of the opening Test in Dubai after they produced a ruthlessly clinical performance to register the first outright result at the venue. They built a first-innings lead of 146 by scoring 338 thanks to Adnan Akmal's 61 then routed England for 160 before finishing proceedings by cruising to 15 without loss in their second innings.
19 January 2012


Live Scores


Top 10...IPL 2015 Wicket-Takers