Pakistan

Mickey Arthur confident of Pakistan levelling the series

Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur is confident of his team levelling the series 2-2 with a win in the fourth Test match against England at The Oval.
10 August 2016

Darren Gough backs England to win at The Oval

Former England pace spearhead Darren Gough is confident that the hosts will be able to claim a win in the fourth and final Test at The Oval against Pakistan which begins on 11th August.
10 August 2016

Pakistan hand Umar Gul a comeback for England, Ireland ODIs

Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul has been recalled to the One-Day International squad to face Ireland and England in the limited overs leg of the team's tour of the British Isles.
9 August 2016

England name unchanged squad for fourth Test

England selectors have picked an unchanged 13-man squad for the fourth Test against Pakistan, which will be played at The Oval in London between 11th and 15th August.
8 August 2016

England pacers rattle Pakistan to take 2-1 lead at Edgbaston

A dramatic batting collapse orchestrated by the England seamers saw Pakistan being bowled out in the second innings for 201 runs on the fifth day of the third Test in Birmingham, giving the hosts a convincing 141-run win and an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the four-match series.
7 August 2016

England flex batting muscle to regain upper hand on day four

Led by an unbeaten 82 from Jonny Bairstow and fifties from Moeen Ali and Joe Root, England surged ahead to post a total of 414 for five at the end of the fourth day of the third Test in Birmingham and stretched their lead to 311 runs with five wickets in hand.
6 August 2016

England fight back with Hales, Cook fifties

After bowling Pakistan out for 400 runs in their first innings, England fought their way back as Alastair Cook and Alex Hales shared an unbeaten 120-run stand to eke out a slender 17-run lead by the end of day three of the third Test in Birmingham.
5 August 2016

Frustrated Anderson apologises for his behaviour with umpires

England pace bowling spearhead James Anderson has tendered an apology for his unruly behaviour with the on-field umpires during the second day’s play of the third Test against Pakistan in Birmingham.
5 August 2016

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