Pakistan News

Alex Hales in action during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
England hit world-record ODI total against Pakistan
England post a world-record total of 444 in the third one-day international against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
Aug 30, 17:55
A disturbed Jonny Bairstow in action during an England practice session on January 11, 2016
Jonny Bairstow 'disappointed' with Pakistan draw
Jonny Bairstow admits that England were left 'disappointed' at drawing their four-Test series with Pakistan.
Aug 16, 02:19
Moeen Ali reacts after being hit on the head during day one of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan on August 11, 2016
Moeen Ali "wasn't fazed" by ball to head
Moeen Ali insists that he "wasn't fazed" after being hit on the head during the final Test between England and Pakistan.
Aug 12, 07:40
Alastair Cook celebrates his century on day three of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on October 15, 2015
Alastair Cook: "We fought really hard"
Alastair Cook praises his England side for coming from behind to win the third Test with Pakistan at Edgbaston.
Aug 8, 00:34
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
England unchanged for fourth Test
England captain Alastair Cook names an unchanged squad for the final Test with Pakistan.
Aug 7, 23:43
Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali leaves the ground after his dismissal during the fourth day of the third and final Test match between New Zealand and Pakistan at the Sharjah cricket stadium in Sharjah on November 30, 2014
Azhar Ali "pleased" with century against England at Edgbaston
Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is happy with his score of 139 against England at Edgbaston, despite being dismissed with the final ball of the day.
Aug 4, 21:18
English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
Jimmy Anderson: 'England bowled well'
Jimmy Anderson claims that England bowled well on the second day of the third Test against Pakistan, despite the tourists taking control of the contest.
Aug 4, 20:18
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Pakistan have plan to stop threat of England's Alastair Cook, Joe Root
Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur says that his team have a plan in place to stop England batsmen Alastair Cook and Joe Root in the third Test at Edgbaston.
Aug 2, 16:15
Steven Finn celebrates claiming a wicket on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
Steven Finn to replace Ben Stokes in third Test
Steven Finn replaces the injured Ben Stokes for England's third Test with Pakistan this week.
Aug 2, 12:07
Ben Stokes on his knees on January 23, 2016
James Anderson: 'Ben Stokes is a big loss'
James Anderson laments the loss of Ben Stokes ahead of England's third Test match against Pakistan.
Aug 1, 15:31
Ben Stokes squats seductively on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Ben Stokes aiming for fourth-Test return
Ben Stokes reveals that he is aiming to return to fitness for England's final Test with Pakistan in a fortnight.
Jul 31, 13:58
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Stuart Broad hails "most complete batsman" Joe Root
Stuart Broad describes England teammate Joe Root as "the most complete batsman" he has ever played with.
Jul 30, 17:35
Ben Stokes squats seductively on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Trevor Bayliss: 'Ben Stokes will be a big loss'
England head coach Trevor Bayliss admits that Ben Stokes will be a big loss to his side if he is ruled out of the third Test against Pakistan through injury.
Jul 26, 19:23
Pakistan cricket team captain Misbah-ul-Haq plays a shot during the first day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on August 6, 2014
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq: 'We were below average against England'
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq says that his team were "below average" in their second-Test defeat to England at Old Trafford.
Jul 25, 18:57
A frustrated Steven Finn gets down on all fours on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016)
Jake Ball, Steven Finn left out of England team for second Test against Pakistan
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that Jake Ball and Steven Finn will not be part of the 12-man team for the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
Jul 21, 12:42
Alastair Cook walks off after being dismissed early during the second innings on day three of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 28, 2015
Alastair Cook: 'England made to pay by Pakistan in first Test'
Alastair Cook admits that England "paid the price" for their negative display during the first innings of their first Test with Pakistan, which ended in a 75-run defeat.
Jul 17, 19:30
A cricket ball on the field
Jake Ball to make England Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that fast bowler Jake Ball will make his Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's tomorrow.
Jul 13, 12:43
Joe Root celebrates the wicket of Johnson Charles during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Joe Root ready to move up to number three
England batsman Joe Root insists that he is ready to move up to number three in the batting order for the Test series against Pakistan.
Jul 12, 13:35
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook: 'Match-fixers should be banned for life'
England captain Alastair Cook insists that players found guilty of match-fixing should be handed lifetime bans.
Jun 9, 10:11
Pakistan's Mohammad Amir on March 11, 2015
Mohammad Amir returns to Pakistan squad for England tour
Mohammad Amir is included in Pakistan's squad for next month's England tour, marking his return to the international scene following a five-year ban.
Jun 5, 13:48
Pakistan batsman Sarfraz Ahmed celebrates his century during the 2015 Cricket World Cup Pool B match between Pakistan and Ireland at the Adelaide Oval on March 15, 2015
Sarfraz Ahmed takes on Pakistan's Twenty20 captaincy
Wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed replaces Shahid Afridi in the role as skipper of the Pakistan Twenty20 team.
Apr 5, 09:55
Coach Waqar Younis of Pakistan looks on during the One Day International match between New Zealand and Pakistan at Westpac Stadium on January 31, 2015
Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan head coach following failed World T20 campaign
Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan head coach following his side's group exit from the World Twenty20.
Apr 4, 16:48
Shahid Afridi of Pakistan bats during the first Twenty20 International match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on December 11, 2013
Shahid Afridi agrees Hampshire return
Pakistan international Shahid Afridi will play for Hampshire during this year's Twenty20 Blast event.
Feb 24, 10:39
Wahab Riaz of Pakistan celebrates with team mates after taking the wicket of Tewanda Mupariwa of Zimbabwe during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at The Gabba on March 1, 2015
Wahab Riaz agrees Twenty20 Essex Eagles switch
Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz strikes a deal to play seven Twenty20 matches for the Essex Eagles this year.
Feb 11, 11:06
Ahmed Shehzad of Pakistan celebrates as he reaches his century during day four of the First Test between Pakistan and Australia at Dubai International Stadium at Dubai International Stadium on October 25, 2014
Pakistan drop Ahmed Shehzad
Ahmed Shehzad is one of four players to have been dropped by Pakistan for next month's ICC Twenty20 World Cup.
Feb 10, 11:28
Pakistan cricketer Yasir Shah (R) and teammates celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lankan cricketer Rangana Herath during the final day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on June 21, 20
Yasir Shah receives three-month ban
Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah is given a three-month suspension after he admits to taking a banned substance.
Feb 7, 11:28
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
New Zealand, Pakistan washed out
Pakistan can now only draw their one-day international series away in New Zealand after rain forces the abandonment of the second match.
Jan 28, 09:32
Pakistan's Mohammad Amir on March 11, 2015
Mohammad Amir back in Pakistan team after five-year ban
Pakistan name Mohammad Amir in their Twenty20 squad for the first time since he completed a five-year ban for spot-fixing.
Jan 1, 16:06
Pakistan's Mohammad Amir on March 11, 2015
Mohammad Amir cleared to make Pakistan return
The Pakistan Cricket Board announce that Mohammad Amir is available to play for his country again following a five-year ban for his involvement in match-fixing.
Dec 23, 19:06
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
England in group with holders Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa at World T20
England will face holders Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa in the group stage of next year's World Twenty20 in India.
Dec 11, 10:04
Alastair Cook celebrates his century on day three of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on October 15, 2015
England trio named in ICC Test Team of the Year 2015
England's Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and Joe Root are named in the ICC Test Team of the Year for 2015.
Dec 2, 08:24
James Taylor of England celebrates his century during the 3rd Royal London One-Day International match between England and Australia at Old Trafford on September 8, 2015
Eoin Morgan praises match-winner James Taylor
Eoin Morgan pays tribute to James Taylor after his unbeaten half-century leads England to a 2-1 series lead over Pakistan in Sharjah.
Nov 17, 20:26
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
England win toss, unchanged for second one-day international with Pakistan
England captain Eoin Morgan wins the toss and names an unchanged side for the second one-day international with Pakistan.
Nov 13, 10:50
This photo taken on September 14, 2015 shows Peshawar cricket team opener Raffatullah Mohmand batting against Sialkot during the National Twenty20 semi-final at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi.
Pakistan add veteran Rafatullah Mohmand to Twenty20 squad
Uncapped 39-year-old opener Rafatullah Mohmand receives a late call-up to Pakistan's Twenty20 squad.
Nov 12, 14:56
Umar Akmal of Pakistan celebrates catching out Stuart Thompson of Ireland in the 2015 Cricket World Cup Pool B match between Pakistan and Ireland at the Adelaide Oval on March 15, 2015
Pakistan drop wicketkeeper Umar Akmal for Twenty20 series
Wicketkeeper Umar Akmal loses his place in the Pakistan Twenty20 squad for disciplinary reasons.
Nov 12, 14:23
Pakistani batsman Younis Khan celebrates after scoring a century (100 runs) during the first day of the second test cricket match against Australia on October 30, 2014
Younis Khan: 'Right time to retire'
Pakistan batsman Younis Khan insists that it is the right time to retire, having played his final ODI game in the six-wicket win England.
Nov 11, 22:05