Pakistan

Ben Stokes in doubt for third Test due to calf injury

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently a doubtful starter for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston after suffering a calf injury on the fourth day of the second Test in Manchester.
26 July 2016

England stage comprehensive comeback to level series 1-1

A disciplined bowling performance from England bowled Pakistan out for 234 runs in the final innings after setting a target of 565 runs to complete a comprehensive 330-run win on the fourth day of the second Test match in Manchester which levelled the series 1-1.
25 July 2016

Mohammad Hafeez to undergo re-test of bowling action

Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez is slated to undergo a re-test of his bowling action after his one-year suspension expired earlier this month.
25 July 2016

Pakistan batting collapse hands England massive lead on day three

Pakistan put on a below par showing and were bowled out for 198 runs in their first innings following which England came out to bat again and stretched the lead to 489 runs by the end of the rain affected third day of the second Test match in Manchester.
24 July 2016

Woakes rattles Pakistan after Root double ton

After Joe Root’s career best 254 helped England build a total of 589 for eight, Chris Woakes took a three-wicket haul to peg Pakistan down to 57 for four in 24 overs at stumps on the second day of the second Test in Manchester.
23 July 2016

Cook, Root smash tons as England charge ahead on day one

Alastair Cook and Joe Root hit splendid centuries as England went on to score a total of 314 for four from 89 overs on the first day of the second Test match against Pakistan in Manchester.
22 July 2016

Second Test, England v Pakistan - Statistical Preview

With a 75-run win in the first Test, Pakistan took a 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series against England. The action will now shift to Old Trafford where the second Test gets underway on 22nd July. Ahead of the game, let us look at a few of the key statistics.
22 July 2016

England keen to bounce back at Old Trafford - Second Test preview

After succumbing to the spin of Yasir Shah in the first Test at Lord's, England will be keen to return back to winning ways and level the series when they take on Pakistan in the second Test at Old Trafford on Friday.
21 July 2016

Trevor Bayliss mulling two spinners for second Test

England head coach Trevor Bayliss has revealed that there is a possibility of playing two spinners in the second Test match against Pakistan in Manchester which starts on Friday.
19 July 2016

Anderson, Stokes and Rashid return for second Test

Fast bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid have been added to the England squad for the second Test against Pakistan in Manchester.
18 July 2016

Lord's win excellent for Pakistan, but is there more to come?

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.
18 July 2016

Yasir Shah climbs to the top of ICC Rankings

Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has reached the pole position in the International Cricket Council player rankings for Test bowlers after his man of the match performance in the first Test against England at Lord's.
18 July 2016

Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to a memorable win at Lord's

Riding on Yasir Shah’s four-wicket haul, Pakistan dismissed England for 207 runs in the second innings, while defending a target of 283 runs to claim a 75-run victory in the first Test at Lord’s, thereby taking a 1-0 lead in the series.
17 July 2016

Woakes' five-fer brings England back into the game

Chris Woakes took another five-wicket haul in the match as Pakistan were restricted to 214 for eight in their second innings, ending the third day of the first Test against England at Lord’s with a lead of 281 runs.
16 July 2016

England tied down by Yasir Shah five-fer

England were rattled by Yasir Shah’s five-fer and were reduced to 253 for seven from 71 overs, still trailing Pakistan by 86 runs in the first innings by the end of day two of the first Test at Lord’s.
15 July 2016

Chris Woakes takes four but Misbah century highlights day one at Lord's

Chris Woakes impressed with a four-wicket haul but it was Misbah-ul-Haq’s unbeaten century which highlighted the first day of the first Test between England and Pakistan at Lord’s as the visitors posted 282 for six from 87 overs at stumps.
14 July 2016

Pakistan fans win Edgbaston Fans Trophy

Pakistan fans were celebrating before their team took on England at Lord's as a team representing the National Asian Cricket Council beat their counterparts from the Barmy Army to win the first Edgbaston Fans Trophy.
14 July 2016

First Test, England v Pakistan - Statistical Preview

The four-match Test series between England and Pakistan gets underway on Thursday with the first game at Lord's. This is the first time England are hosting Pakistan since 2010. Ahead of the much awaited first Test, let us have a look into some of the key statistics.
14 July 2016

Mohammad Amir has learned his lesson - Darren Gough

Former England fast bowler Darren Gough feels that Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir had learned his lesson from the spot-fixing scandal of 2010 and deserves a second chance.
14 July 2016

Gary Ballance fit for first Test against Pakistan

England batsman Gary Ballance, who has been recalled to the Test side for the first match against Pakistan at Lord’s, dismissed concerns over his groin injury and said that he is fit to play on Thursday.
13 July 2016