England vs Pakistan: Jonny Bairstow credits IPL for raising his game after match-winning ton in third ODI
Opening batsman Bairstow's blistering 128 off 93 balls helped World Cup hosts England to a six-wicket win in the third one-day international on Tuesday as they went 2-0 up in a five-match series with two to play.
England vs Pakistan: Jos Buttler's stunning 50-ball century powers Eoin Morgan's men to thrilling 12-run victory in second ODI
Jos Buttler's stunning 50-ball century just about proved the difference as England beat Pakistan by 12 runs in a thrilling second ODI at Southampton.
Ireland Tri-Series 2019: John Campbell, Shai Hope shatter records as Windies thump William Porterfield and Co by 196 runs in first ODI
Campbell made 179 and Hope 170 in an eventual total of 381 for three after the visitors were sent in to bat by Ireland captain William Porterfield at Clontarf.
Hope and Campbell exceeded the previous opening best at this level of 304 set by Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo in July last year.
Mohammad Hafeez, Pakistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Seasoned Mohammad Hafeez aim to guide young side in global event
Mohammad Hafeez, a veteran of 208 ODIs where he has amassed 6302 runs and more importantly taken 137 wickets, is likely to be one of the key components of this mercurial Pakistan side.
Shaheen Shah Afridi, Pakistan bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Tipped for greater feats, young Shaheen Shah Afridi ready for marquee event
Shaheen Shah Afridi has been marked from his Under-19 days as the one to watch out for by the likes of India Under-19 coach Rahul Dravid, and identified as a special talent by Mickey Arthur, the Pakistan think-tank pounced on the opportunity to fast-track the youngster to the senior team
Imam-ul-Haq, Pakistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Upcoming ten-nation event platform for Imam-ul-Haq to rise and shine
The ability to play good cricketing shots is another quality that the Pakistan think-tank would have taken into account when selecting him for the Pakistan squad bound for England.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Uncommon predictability and logic of Pakistan's squad is surprising despite exclusion of Mohammad Amir
In the end, there was no real surprise, perhaps with the exception of Mohammad Amir’s exclusion. But for anyone who has followed Pakistan cricket, or particularly the media around it, over the past nine months the normalcy of the squad did come as a surprise – none more so than with the captain.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan leave out pacer Mohammad Amir from squad; Abid Ali, Hafeez picked
Pakistan's Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, announcing the World Cup squad and two reserve players, said the 11 from the 2017 Champions Trophy had been retained in the selection process.
Pakistan selection committee has decided to utilise the five-match one-day series against England and some side matches as the barometer for making changes in the 15-member World Cup squad, if required
Highlights, Pakistan vs Australia, 5th ODI at Dubai, Full Cricket Score: Finch and Co complete 5-0 series sweep with 20-run win
Follow live, ball-by-ball commentary as well as the full scorecard of the fifth ODI between Pakistan and Australia at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here.
Inzamam-ul-Haq believes single group format of ICC World Cup is beneficial for 'inconsistent' Pakistan side
Inzamam also defended the team management's decision to rest regular skipper Sarfraz Ahmed and five other regular players for the upcoming ODI series against Australia in the UAE.
South Africa vs Pakistan: Visitors have ended up with more questions than answers after losing ODI series
It would appear that Pakistan have ended up with more questions than answers during the ODI series against South Africa, in which they suffered a seven-wicket loss in the series decider to surrender the trophy to the hosts.
South Africa vs Pakistan: Usman Shinwari, bowlers shine as visitors force series decider with eight-wicket win in 4th ODI
Pakistan's bowlers set up the win, bowling out South Africa for 164. Imam-ul-Haq made 71 before playing a loose shot when the scores were level as Pakistan cruised to victory with 18.3 overs to spare.
Pakistan are ranked number one in Twenty20 internationals and have won nine consecutive matches as well as a world record 17 out of 19 T20Is they played last year.
South Africa vs Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq should ignore haters despite being in Inzamam-ul-Haq's shadow to continue good form
Imam-ul-Haq's success will only be judged by the number of runs scored and going by what he has shown with his recent performances for Pakistan, there is a bright future ahead of him and that fact bodes well for Pakistan cricket.
South Africa vs Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq's century in vain as hosts win rain-hit Centurion ODI to take 2-1 lead
Imam-ul-Haq's 101 spurred Pakistan to an imposing 317 for six but South Africa won by 13 runs according to the Duckworth Lewis method after rain twice stopped play during their reply.
South Africa vs Pakistan: Rassie van der Dussen, Andile Phehlukwayo's fifties guide Proteas to series-leveling win in second ODI
Van der Dussen, 29, playing in his second one-day international, made an unbeaten 80 after scoring 93 on debut in South Africa's five-wicket defeat in the first match in Port Elizabeth.
South Africa vs Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Imam-ul-Haq fifties steer visitors to five-wicket win in first ODI
Imam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez set up a five-wicket win for Pakistan in the first one-day international against South Africa at St George's Park to take 1-0 lead in five-match ODI series
South Africa vs Pakistan: Duanne Olivier picks five-for as visitors collapse from 100/1 to 190 all-out to set Proteas 149-run target
Pakistan slipped from 100 for one at tea to 190 all out, at one point losing five wickets for 25 in 11 overs.