Pakistan captain Azhar Ali said that while England's bowling unit remained top-notch on home turf, their batting order has looked fragile post-Alastair Cook's retirement, a factor that could work to the visitors' advantage.
Pakistan captain Azhar Ali says England can be beaten in their own backyard if his batting unit clicks
While not too particularly worried about his bowlers, Pakistan captain Azhar Ali said his batsmen needed to click as a unit for them to be able to beat England in the upcoming Test series.
Pacer Sohail Khan made a return to the national side after four years as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced a 29-player squad for three Tests and as many T20Is.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan to play three-match Test and T20 series against England at bio-secure venues in July
During the discussions held via video link, it was agreed that Pakistan would play the matches behind closed doors at grounds which have hotels inside the ground
PCB announces financial packages to help first-class cricketers, umpires, scorers and ground staff during lockdown
The Pakistan cricket board said that the first class cricketers who meet the criteria will be paid Rs 25,000 rupees, the match officials Rs 15,000 and ground staff Rs 10,000 and their identity will not be revealed.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Azhar Ali auctions bat used in triple ton, signed Champions Trophy jersey to raise funds for fight against COVID-19
Pakistan Test captain Azhar Ali has decided to auction his bat which he had used during his Test triple ton against West Indies along with his national jersey to raise funds to fight COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed over 2.1 lakh globally.
Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf criticises PCB's appointment of Misbah-ul-Haq to dual role of coach and selector
Yousuf also alleged that Misbah didn't want Azhar in the ODI squad because they were similar batsmen
Coronavirus Outbreak: We are mentally prepared for pay cuts if COVID-19 crisis persists, says Pakistan Test skipper Azhar Ali
Pakistan's centrally-contracted players are mentally prepared for pay cuts if the health crisis created by the coronavirus pandemic persists for a few months, Test captain Azhar Ali said on Saturday.
Pakistan Test captain Azhar Ali backs Misbah-ul-Haq's suggestion to extend World Test Championship due to COVID-19
Azhar Ali's statement came after Misbah called for an extension of the World Test Championship as and when cricket resumes in order to provide a fair and equal playing field to all teams
Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Pacer Abu Jayed reprimanded for aggressive celebration after dismissing Azhar Ali
"Jayed was found to have breached Article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon his/her dismissal during an International Match," the ICC said in a statement.
Highlights, Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 4 at Rawalpindi, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by an innings and 44 runs
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Highlights, Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 3 at Rawalpindi, Full cricket score: Naseem Shah's hat-trick restricts visitors
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Highlights, Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 2 at Rawalpindi, Full cricket score: Babar Azam's unbeaten ton lifts hosts
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh, Highlights, 1st Test Day 1 at Rawalpindi, Full Cricket score: Visitors bowled out for 233
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Hosts counting on pace battery, absence of senior pros in Tigers' camp ahead of Rawalpindi Test
Pakistan's confidence is boosted by Bangladesh appearing vulnerable without Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan for the first Test starting on Friday.
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: Naseem Shah's record five-for in 2nd Test helps Azhar Ali and Co celebrate homecoming with series win at Karachi
Teenager Naseem Shah became the youngest fast bowler to take a five-wicket haul in Test cricket history as Pakistan completed a winning comeback to Tests on home soil with a 1-0 series victory over Sri Lanka on Monday.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 5 at Karachi, Full Cricket Score: Hosts clinch series with 263-run win
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Babar Azam, Azhar Ali join run fest before Naseem Shah's three-wicket burst puts hosts on verge of victory on Day 4
Pakistan erected a run mountain and then hollowed out Sri Lanka’s top and middle order to inch closer to an emotional series victory on the penultimate day of the second and final test on Sunday.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Karachi, Full Cricket Score: Oshada Fernando remains not out on 102 as hosts sniff victory
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