Heavier Misbah-ul-Haq will pile on the runs, says Basit Ali
Heavier Misbah-ul-Haq will pile on the runs, says Basit Ali

 Former test batsman Basit Ali is predicting a return to form by Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq in the first test against Australia in Dubai that starts on Wednesday because he has put on some weight.

In my opinion, Shahid Afridi shouldn't be in team: Ejaz Butt
In my opinion, Shahid Afridi shouldn't be in team: Ejaz Butt

Former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Ejaz Butt doesn't appear to have forgotten his three-year-old dispute with flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi as he said that the former captain didn't deserve to be in the national team.

Shahid Afridi backtracks on captaincy remark, "supports" Misbah-ul-Haq
Shahid Afridi backtracks on captaincy remark, "supports" Misbah-ul-Haq

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sought to end the controversy surrounding the captaincy of the national team when it released a statement on behalf of all-rounder Shahid Afridi, in which he pledged full support to Misbah-ul-Haq declaring him best man to lead in World Cup.

It will be a mistake to remove Misbah before 2015 WC: Mohsin Khan
It will be a mistake to remove Misbah before 2015 WC: Mohsin Khan

Former Pakistan opener and chief coach Mohsin Khan feels that it will be a great mistake if PCB forces Misbah ul Haq to quit ODIs before the next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Pakistan cricket chief blasts Shahid Afridi over captaincy confusion
Pakistan cricket chief blasts Shahid Afridi over captaincy confusion

Pakistan`s cricket chief Tuesday blasted an "irresponsible" Shahid Afridi for creating confusion around the team captaincy and said the popular big-hitting all-rounder could face disciplinary action.

PCB to discuss World Cup captaincy in meeting
PCB to discuss World Cup captaincy in meeting

The Pakistan Cricket Board will convene a meeting of its Board of Governors next week to discuss the thorny issue of national team's captaincy in next year's World Cup.

Javed Miandad backs under-fire Misbah-ul-Haq
Javed Miandad backs under-fire Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan great Javed Miandad has come out in strong support of under pressure national captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who decided to "rest" from the third ODI against Australia.

PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues
PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues

Pakistan selectors on Monday said that they have delayed announcing the Test squad for the Australia series due to injury problems to frontline players as well dip in form of some of them.

PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues
PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues

Pakistan selectors on Monday said that they have delayed announcing the Test squad for the Australia series due to injury problems to frontline players as well dip in form of some of them.

Miserable Misbah-ul-Haq backed by Pakistan board
Miserable Misbah-ul-Haq backed by Pakistan board

Pakistan`s cricket board (PCB) have backed struggling test and one-day skipper Misbah-ul-Haq to lead the team at next year`s World Cup but have considered potential replacements should he decide to stand down from his role as captain.

Misbah-ul-Haq skipping 3rd ODI triggers speculation
Misbah-ul-Haq skipping 3rd ODI triggers speculation

The trouble-prone Pakistan cricket team dressing room was once again witness to some drama and it took PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan's intervention to diffuse the controversy generated by Misbah-ul-Haq's decision to rest from the third ODI against Australia.

Mitchell Johnson targets Pakistan sweep for Cricket World Cup boost
Mitchell Johnson targets Pakistan sweep for Cricket World Cup boost

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson wants to complete a cleansweep over Pakistan on Sunday to recapture the world`s top ranking and provide a tonic ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

2nd ODI: Glenn Maxwell, bowlers guide Australia to series win against Pakistan
2nd ODI: Glenn Maxwell, bowlers guide Australia to series win against Pakistan

Glenn Maxwell scored a quickfire 76 and with a good bowling effort from the bowlers, Australia won the 2nd ODI against Pakistan and also took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

2nd ODI: Pakistan vs Australia – Live Score
2nd ODI: Pakistan vs Australia – Live Score

Live updates from the 2nd ODI between Australia and Pakistan being played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

1st ODI: Australia vs Pakistan – Scorecard
1st ODI: Australia vs Pakistan – Scorecard

Australia take on Pakistan in the 1st ODI of the three-match series being played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Waqar Younis , Misbah-ul-Haq unhappy with scheduling of National T20 meet
Waqar Younis , Misbah-ul-Haq unhappy with scheduling of National T20 meet

Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis and captain Misbah-ul-Haq are not happy with the decision of the PCB to hold the National T20 Championship ahead of team's upcoming Test series against Australia.

Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's chances in World Cup
Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's chances in World Cup

Pakistan's head coach, Waqar Younis said he has moved on from the 2011 World Cup semi-final defeat to India and was hopeful that his team will go all the way in the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Under-fire selectors want Misbah-ul-Haq at No 3 in ODIs
Under-fire selectors want Misbah-ul-Haq at No 3 in ODIs

The national selectors who are under fire for not showing up for the ongoing National T20 Championship matches here, want Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq to bat at number three position in the 50-over format.

Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 after World Cup 2015
Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 after World Cup 2015

Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder and national T20 captain Shahid Afridi may join the growing band of international cricketers who have opted to retire from other formats to focus only on T20 cricket.

Misbah-ul-Haq wants players to be taken into confidence
Misbah-ul-Haq wants players to be taken into confidence

 Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq has told the PCB to take the players into confidence while finalising the domestic cricket schedule and international matches.