Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq under pressure after defeat against New Zealand, to meet with PCB on Tuesday
Misbah, who has lost all three away Test series in his 15 months in charge, blamed an extended stay in New Zealand coronavirus isolation for the latest failure.
Pakistan head coach Misbah ul Haq feels criticism is justified after 0-2 Test series loss to New Zealand
Pakistan head coach Misbah ul Haq feels his struggling team deserves every bit of the criticism that is being thrown at it after a 0-2 loss to New Zealand in the just-concluded away Test series.
New Zealand scale Test ranking summit on back of consistent performers and incredible home domination
New Zealand clinched the number one position in the ICC Test rankings for the first time in history after beating Pakistan in the second Test at Christchurch.
The Black Caps were confirmed in the top spot after a comprehensive victory over Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second Test in Christchurch to sweep the two-Test series.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kane Williamson's double ton propels hosts to 354-run lead on Day 3 of second Test
Kane Williamson scored 238, the fourth double-century of his career and his second of the summer, as New Zealand declared with a 362-run lead over Pakistan on the third day of the second Test.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kane Williamson posts third ton of summer as Black Caps close in on lead on Day 2
Skipper Williamson and Henry Nicholls were unbeaten on 112 and 89 respectively at close of play on Day 2, having forged an unbroken 215-run stand to guide New Zealand to 286/3.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kyle Jamieson claims five-for as Kiwis bundle out visitors for 297 on Day 1 of second Test
Kyle Jamieson took a five-wicket haul as New Zealand bowled out Pakistan for 297, anchored by a sterling 93 from Azhar Ali on Day 1 of the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch.
Pakistan's current pacers are nine to ten years older than what their birth certificate suggests, says Mohammad Asif
Asif's remarks came in the wake of Pakistan's 101-run defeat against New Zealand in the first Test in Mount Maunganui this week.
Babar has not played on the tour since breaking a thumb during a practice session after completing their Covid-enforced 14-day quarantine on arrival in New Zealand.
Misbah stressed that it had been very tough for the players to remain in total quarantine where they couldn't even exercise properly.
Neil Wagner broke his toes while batting and needed pain-killing injections as he bowled 21 overs in Pakistan's first innings and 28 in the second to play a key role in New Zealand's win.
Williamson said World Test Championship means "you give yourself a chance to win a game, but also lose it."
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Neil Wagner hailed as ‘an inspiration’ for bowling Kiwis to win despite two broken toes
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said it was an incredible performance, although Wagner's heart was well known within the team.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kiwis clinch thrilling win on Day 5 of first Test, top ICC rankings for first time
New Zealand beat Pakistan by 101 runs in the first Test which ended very late on the fifth day on Wednesday, achieving their third straight win in three home Tests this summer and taking a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Tim Southee, Trent Boult leave visitors staring at defeat on Day 4 of first Test
New Zealand declared their second innings at 180 for five and Pakistan, set an unlikely target of 373, will go into the final day at 71 for three.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Tim Southee enters elite 300-wicket club on Day 4 of first Test, third Kiwi to do so
Globally, 32-year-old Southee is only the 34th bowler to reach 300 wickets in the history of Test cricket.
Highlights, New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st Test Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Visitors need 302 runs to win
Follow live scorecard of 1st Test Day 4 action between New Zealand and Pakistan being played at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kyle Jamieson strikes early after Kane Williamson century takes Kiwis to 431
The innings was headlined by Williamson's 129, his 23rd Test century, with sizeable contributions from Watling (67) and Henry Nicholls (56) to go with Ross Taylor's 70 on the first day.