Advantage Pakistan after Azhar Ali century

An elegant century from Azhar Ali and a steady knock of 82 from Sami Aslam helped Pakistan post 257 for three from 90 overs, reducing the first innings deficit to just 40 runs by the end of day two of the third Test against England in Birmingham.
4 August 2016

Sohail Khan five-fer allows Pakistan to seize control on day one

Sohail Khan celebrated his Test return with a five-wicket haul as Pakistan bowled England out for 297 runs on the first day of the third Test in Birmingham.
3 August 2016

England, Pakistan players urge fans to check if they risk developing Diabetes 2

England and Pakistan players are urging fans to take time out to check whether they are at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
3 August 2016

Steven Finn to replace Ben Stokes for third Test

England have opted top pick fast bowler Steven Finn to replace the injured all-rounder Ben Stokes for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
2 August 2016

Third Test, England v Pakistan - Statistical Preview

After the series was levelled 1-1 with England’s win against Pakistan in the second Test, both the teams will be keen to claim an unassailable lead in the third match at Edgbaston. Ahead of the game, here are a few key statistics.
2 August 2016

Teams eye unassailable lead in Birmingham - Third Test preview

After both England and Pakistan have won a game apiece in the series, the action now shifts to Birmingham for the third Test.
2 August 2016

Kohler-Cadmore, Clarke hit fifties as tour match ends in a draw

Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Joe Clark struck fluent half-centuries as Worcestershire posted 260 for six in 76 overs on the second day and final day of the tour match against Pakistan in Worcester, ensuring that the game ended in a draw.
30 July 2016

Azhar Ali, Shan Masood star for Pakistan against Worcestershire

Azhar Ali hit a fluent 81 while Shan Masood scored a patient 67 as Pakistan declared after having scored 261 runs in 80 overs on the first day of the two-day tour match against Worcestershire at County Ground.
30 July 2016

Test cricket - alive and well?

James Alder was at Lord's to watch Pakistan's win over England and he wonders what the future holds for the longest form of the game.
28 July 2016

Niall O'Brien, Craig Young return for Pakistan ODIs

Ireland cricketers Niall O'Brien and Craig Young have recovered from their respective injuries and have been named in the 14-man squad which will face Pakistan in a two-match One-Day International series next month.
28 July 2016

Calf injury rules Ben Stokes out of third Test against Pakistan

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of the third Test against Pakistan in Birmingham due to a calf injury which he sustained in the second Test in Manchester.
27 July 2016

Amir's return is good for cricket - David Gower

Former England batting great David Gower reckons that the return of Mohammad Amir to international cricket following the expiry of his five-year ban is good for the game.
27 July 2016

Ashwin reclaims pole position in ICC Test rankings

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who snared seven wickets in the first Test match against West Indies in Antigua, has reclaimed the pole position in the International Cricket Council rankings for Test bowlers, displacing Pakistan’s Yasir Shah.
26 July 2016

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