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Misbah-ul-Haq says Mohammed Amir, Shoaib Malik overlooked for Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand to make way for youngsters
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Misbah-ul-Haq says Mohammed Amir, Shoaib Malik overlooked for Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand to make way for youngsters

Misbah said he and selectors have opted to invest, develop and focus on the emerging players who are likely to be available to Pakistan for all formats.

Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik left out of Pakistan's upcoming tour of New Zealand
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Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik left out of Pakistan's upcoming tour of New Zealand

The PCB said both 38-year-old Malik and 28-year-old Amir were left out as the selectors prefer youth over them.

England vs Pakistan: There was pressure but never thought of quitting as captain, says Azhar Ali
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England vs Pakistan: There was pressure but never thought of quitting as captain, says Azhar Ali

Azhar faced criticism for his run drought before scoring a hundred in the first innings of the third Test.

England vs Pakistan: James Anderson enters 600-wicket club as hosts win series despite drawing last Test
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England vs Pakistan: James Anderson enters 600-wicket club as hosts win series despite drawing last Test

Anderson had been left just one wicket shy of 600 as a combination of poor catching, bad weather and determined Pakistan batting thwarted him on Monday.

England vs Pakistan: Advantage visitors on Day 3 despite late fightback from Joe Root and Co
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England vs Pakistan: Advantage visitors on Day 3 despite late fightback from Joe Root and Co

Pakistan, on top for most of this match, were 137-8 in their second innings at stumps on the third day — a lead of 244 runs.

England vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq hasn't ruled out playing two spinners in first Test at Manchester
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England vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq hasn't ruled out playing two spinners in first Test at Manchester

Misbah also felt that the top order of both teams would play a decisive role in the series as the bowling of both teams was top class.

ECB tightens anti-corruption regulations by banning players from wearing smartwatches on field of play
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ECB tightens anti-corruption regulations by banning players from wearing smartwatches on field of play

ECB has banned cricketers from wearing smartwatches on the field of play in all upcoming fixtures, tightening its anti-corruption regulations in the wake of live streaming in county cricket.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Abbas shine on Day 1 of first Test to bowl out visitors for 233
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Abbas shine on Day 1 of first Test to bowl out visitors for 233

Mithun, playing in only his eighth test match, frustrated Pakistan with a gritty 63 off 140 balls with seven fours and a six before getting caught behind for 63. Abu Jayed was run out without scoring just before stumps were drawn for the day.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Three-member BCB panel visits Rawalpindi stadium to check security measures before first Test
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Three-member BCB panel visits Rawalpindi stadium to check security measures before first Test

A three-member security delegation from Bangladesh visited Pindi Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, a day before the national cricket team arrives for a Test against Pakistan.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: All-rounder Faheem Ashraf and off-spinner Bilal Asif recalled to hosts' national camp ahead of first Test
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: All-rounder Faheem Ashraf and off-spinner Bilal Asif recalled to hosts' national camp ahead of first Test

The selection panel, headed by head coach Misbah-ul-Haq named 19 players for the camp, starting Monday.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Visitors lose early wickets after restricting Azhar Ali and Co to modest 191 on opening day of Karachi Test
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Visitors lose early wickets after restricting Azhar Ali and Co to modest 191 on opening day of Karachi Test

Pakistan's fast bowlers hit back to leave Sri Lanka at 64-3 at stumps on day one of the second Test after the hosts had been dismissed for 191 in their first innings on Thursday.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport yet again as visitors end Day 3 on 282-6 after playing just 5.2 overs
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport yet again as visitors end Day 3 on 282-6 after playing just 5.2 overs

Sri Lanka was the last team to play a test match in Pakistan, when terrorists attacked the touring team's bus in Lahore in March 2009

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Hosts recall batsman Fawad Alam after 10 years for historic Test series
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Hosts recall batsman Fawad Alam after 10 years for historic Test series

Pakistan's chief selector and head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said Fawad Alam has been recalled to the Test squad because of his recent prolific scoring in domestic cricket.

Australia vs Pakistan: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq expecting 'good results' from his 'ambitious team' in Test series
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Australia vs Pakistan: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq expecting 'good results' from his 'ambitious team' in Test series

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq is expecting 'good results' from his 'ambitious team' when they take on Australia in a two-match Test series.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah remind us why pointless tons can be one of the more enjoyable things in Test cricket
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah remind us why pointless tons can be one of the more enjoyable things in Test cricket

Mahmudullah and Sarkar’s innings may not have been unique, but they certainly turned what was expected to be a procession into an entertaining morning's cricket watching.

Virat Kohli will break all records set by Sachin Tendulkar, believes former Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas
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Virat Kohli will break all records set by Sachin Tendulkar, believes former Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas

Pakistan's batsman Zaheer Abbas joined the badwagon of former greats terming Indian captain Virat Kohli as the best batsman in world cricket who will break all the records of Sachin Tendulkar.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Mickey Arthur says visitors need to fix problem against fast, short-pitched bowling before Australia tour
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Mickey Arthur says visitors need to fix problem against fast, short-pitched bowling before Australia tour

Mickey Arthur said he wanted to build a team able to play in all conditions by the time they started their campaign in the world Test championship in September

South Africa vs Pakistan: Visitors avoid innings defeat, but Proteas close in on series win
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Visitors avoid innings defeat, but Proteas close in on series win

Pakistan were bowled out in the last over of the third day for 294 on Saturday, leaving South Africa 41 runs to win.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Aiden Markram's fifty ensures Proteas take control on Day 1 after pacers bowl out visitors for 177
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Aiden Markram's fifty ensures Proteas take control on Day 1 after pacers bowl out visitors for 177

Olivier followed up a match-winning performance in the first Test in Centurion, while Dale Steyn took three for 48.