Pakistan Cricket Board set to give fresh central contract to players
Pakistan Cricket Board set to give fresh central contract to players

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to give out fresh one year central contracts to the players for the period starting July 1st 2015 to June 30 2016.

3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider
3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will ring in several changes, most of them forced on them, in a bid to win the decisive third and final Test starting in Pallekele on Friday.

Time for Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq to call it a day: Asif Iqbal
Time for Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq to call it a day: Asif Iqbal

Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has advised senior batsmen Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq to call it a day and pave the way for youngsters to be groomed in the national team after it lost the second cricket Test to Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday.

Pakistan batsmen lack good technique: Muhammad Yousuf
Pakistan batsmen lack good technique: Muhammad Yousuf

Former Pakistan player Muhammad Yousuf today said the batsmen on the current Sri Lankan tour are not technically sound and that was a major reason for their failure in the second Test.

2nd Test, Day 1: Tharindu Kaushal bags five-for as Pakistan slump to 138
2nd Test, Day 1: Tharindu Kaushal bags five-for as Pakistan slump to 138

Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal scythed through Pakistan`s order to pick up his first five-wicket haul as the visitors were bundled out for 138 on the opening day of the second test on Thursday.

Pakistan youngsters impress skipper Misbah-ul-Haq
Pakistan youngsters impress skipper Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan have even more reason to cheer their first test victory in Sri Lanka in nine years thanks to impressive performances from the team`s younger players, said captain Misbah-ul-Haq.

PCB to give preference to seniors in Central Contract system
PCB to give preference to seniors in Central Contract system

The PCB has decided to give seniority the priority in finalizing the new central contracts for 2015 with the captains of all three formats of the game being placed in the top category.

Pakistan recall Ahmed Shehzad for tour of Sri Lanka
Pakistan recall Ahmed Shehzad for tour of Sri Lanka

 Pakistan have recalled opener Ahmed Shehzad to the Test side for the cricket tour of Sri Lanka, a quick comeback for the batsman after being dropped for the series against Bangladesh in April-May on disciplinary grounds.

Misbah-ul-Haq's land cruiser confiscated for non payment of taxes
Misbah-ul-Haq's land cruiser confiscated for non payment of taxes

Pakistan's long-serving captain, Misbah-ul-Haq's misfortunes with the Federal Board of Revenue and Taxation continued when his SUV vehicle was confiscated by authorities for non payment of taxes and duty.

Cricket world should come forward to support Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq
Cricket world should come forward to support Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq

 Elated by the successful completion of their first home series in over six years, Pakistan's Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq said rest of the cricket-playing world should also come forward to support his country now.

Misbah-ul-Haq wants more nations to tour Pakistan
Misbah-ul-Haq wants more nations to tour Pakistan

Excited with the successful staging of international cricket in his home country, Pakistan's Test team captain Misbah-ul-Haq has urged more international teams to visit the nation.

Revival game seemed like a debut match for Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq
Revival game seemed like a debut match for Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan's long serving Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq is overjoyed at the response of the Pakistani people to the return of international cricket on home soil after six long years.

Pakistan recall Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Sami for Zimbabwe one-day series
Pakistan recall Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Sami for Zimbabwe one-day series

Pakistan on Sunday recalled former captain Shoaib Malik and paceman Mohammad Sami in a 16-man one-day squad for the three-match series against Zimbabwe but under-performing batsman Umar Akmal failed to make the cut.

PCB to announce 2015 central contracts after Zimbabwe series
PCB to announce 2015 central contracts after Zimbabwe series

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to hold the announcement of the new central contracts until the end of the limited over series against Zimbabwe.

High stakes, security as Pakistan isolation ends with Zimbabwe series
High stakes, security as Pakistan isolation ends with Zimbabwe series

The last time a Test-level cricket team visited Pakistan, seven Sri Lankan players went home with bullet and shrapnel wounds after RPG and machine gun-wielding militants ambushed their team bus in Lahore.

Pakistan blame game in full flow after Bangladesh debacle
Pakistan blame game in full flow after Bangladesh debacle

Pakistan's cricket chiefs face a battle to address the reasons behind their disastrous tour to Bangladesh as they gear up for their first home series against Test opposition in six years.

Pakistan fined for slow over-rate against Bangladesh
Pakistan fined for slow over-rate against Bangladesh

Pakistan`s players were Sunday fined for a slow over-rate during their victorious second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

2nd Test, Day 3 - Bangladesh vs Pakistan - As it happened...
2nd Test, Day 3 - Bangladesh vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Day 3 of the 2nd Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan at Dhaka. Follow live score, latest updates and read report from each session as we bring to you ball-by-ball coverage.

2nd Test: Bangladesh opt to field against Pakistan
2nd Test: Bangladesh opt to field against Pakistan

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat in the second and final Test at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday.

1st Test, Day 1: Bangladesh vs Pakistan - As it happened...
1st Test, Day 1: Bangladesh vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Day 1 of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan.