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  • Pakistan press for victory

    Departing stalwarts Younis Khan and captain Misbah ul Haq failed to make an impact in their farewell international innings but Pakistan were poised to press for a series-clinching victory over the West Indies at stumps on the fourth day at Windsor Park in Dominica on Saturday.

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    All eyes on Younis & Misbah

    West Indies and Pakistan get a three-Test series underway on Friday at Sabina Park in Jamaica with both teams struggling in the midst of challenging transition periods.

  • Misbah to receive Spirit of Cricket Trophy

    Retiring Test cricketer Misbah ul Haq wins hearts of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his good behaviour and will soon become the first-ever recipient of the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Trophy, which will also earn him a cash prize of Rs 500,000.

  • Misbah announces retirement from international cricket

    Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Thursday announced his retirement from the international game.

  • Pak in trouble after Aus declare

    Pakistan were in early trouble after Australia called a halt to their massive first innings at 538 for eight on the second day of the third Test in Sydney on Wednesday.

  • Misbah to captain Pak in Sydney

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said Monday he will lead the side in the third Test against Australia in Sydney, dismissing suggestions he is about to retire.

  • Aus double up on spin

    Australia have one eye on India and Pakistan could be contemplating life without their most successful captain Misbah-ul-Haq when the final 'dead' Test begins on Tuesday in Sydney.

  • Azhar strikes ton

    Opening batsman Azhar Ali completed a rousing century and combined with Asad Shafiq to defy Australia's bowlers for an entire session as Pakistan moved to 232 for four at lunch on day two of the second Test on Tuesday.

  • Aus unchanged for Boxing Day Test

    Out-of-form Australia batsman Nic Maddinson has been granted a reprieve with his captain Steve Smith confirming his side would be unchanged for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan.

  • ‘Pak confident after pushing Aus close’

    A strong fourth innings fightback that had nearly clinched a remarkable record run chase in the first Test loss to Australia in Brisbane had given Pakistan the confidence they needed for the rest of the series, captain Misbah-ul-haq has said.

  • Aus head to Melbourne winners but not grinners

    Australia head to Melbourne for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan with some festive cheer after winning the series opener in Brisbane but Steve Smith's side will not find many Christmas presents under the tree from local media.

  • Misbah hails Shafiq for fighting ton

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed Asad Shafiq's defiant century as among the "classiest" he had ever seen after the knock of 137 all but drove Pakistan to a famous victory over Australia in the first Test in Brisbane on Monday.

  • Aus prevent record chase to pip Pak

    Australia prevented a world-record, 490-run chase by Pakistan on Friday to win a gripping first Test by just 39 runs and preserve their 28-year unbeaten streak at Brisbane's Gabba ground.

  • Arthur's Pak aim for Aus history

    The Pakistan team, six years in the making and armed with insider knowledge from coach Mickey Arthur, are poised to make history in Australia, veteran skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said Wednesday.

  • NZ draw on McCullum heroics for Pak clash

    Pakistan and New Zealand both claimed the high ground on the eve of Thursday's first Test in Christchurch, with the Black Caps drawing inspiration from Brendon McCullum's classic farewell innings.

  • Misbah, Holder hail competitive day-night Test

    Rival captains Misbah-ul-Haq and Jason Holder praise the fight till last attitude in the first day-night Test played with Pakistan upstaging West Indies by 56 runs in the final hour.

  • Misbah wants Pakistan isolation to end soon

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes international cricket will soon return to the country as he celebrated the team's climb to the top of the Test rankings.

  • Cricket: Pakistan's one-day form a worry

    Pakistan's one-day form is a "real concern" to coach Mickey Arthur and the South African believes it could "take some time" to improve the team's standing in white-ball cricket.

  • Cricket: Misbah keen to leave Pakistan legacy

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq vows to leave a Test legacy after a series-levelling win against England at The Oval.

  • Pakistan ponder line-up for England finale

    Pakistan head into their series finale against England at The Oval wondering if an extra bowler can help them square the four-match series at 2-2.

  • Azhar in dreamland as 'petulant' Anderson apologises

    Azhar Ali says he had realised a "dream" in scoring his first Test century outside of Asia as England great James Anderson's frustration boils over at Edgbaston.

  • ‘Go big’ against England: Misbah

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq urges his top order "to go big" in the third Test against England at Edgbaston starting Wednesday.

  • ‘Little margin of error for Yasir against Cook and Root’

    Mushtaq Ahmed, Pakistan's bowling coach, says legspinner Yasir Shah bowled too quickly on the opening day of the second Test against England at Old Trafford in Manchester, and paid the price for it.

  • Anderson fitness debate a 'messy affair'

    England captain Alastair Cook says he is surprised by the row over the decision to omit seamer James Anderson for the first-Test defeat by Pakistan.

  • 'Lord's win was special'

    Pakistan captain, Misbahul Haq describes the win over England at Lord's in the first Test as "special" and says he had always dreamt of seeing the team win at the home of cricket.

  • Masters of making the ball talk

    The one constant in Pakistan cricket is the inherent quality and variety of the bowling. These men rejoice in making a cricket ball talk. The use of the ball, its leather and its seam, is a culture, forensically explored and widely envied.

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    Lord's ton Misbah's 'top innings'

    Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq said his century against England at Lord's on Thursday was the "top innings" of an impressive Test career.

  • Misbah backs Amir to come good

    Mohammad Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's Test captain, opined on Monday (June 27).

  • Lack of educated players hurting Pakistan cricket

    Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan says the lack of educated players in the national team was one of the reasons for its recent poor performance.

  • 'Reviving Indo-Pak ties important for cricket'

    Sunil Gavaskar, the former India captain, believes New Delhi and Islamabad must start a dialogue to pave the way for the revival of regular cricket matches between India and Pakistan.