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New faces called up for PakistanThere are several new faces in Pakistan's 15-man squad to face Zimbabwe in the first two of five one-day internationals.18 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Saqlain eyes England capFormer Pakistan offspinner Saqlain Mushtaq has announced his desire to play for England when he qualifies in April.16 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Shoaib & Gul rested for ZimbabweShoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul have been omitted from Pakistan's 21-man provisional squad for the ODI series against Zimbabwe.13 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Ganguly leads run riotSourav Ganguly scored a maiden Test double ton, leading India to pile up 626 on Day 2 of the third Test against Pakistan.09 Dec 2007Sudeep Popat
Jaffer puts in India in commandA majestic century by Wasim Jaffer against a meek Pakistani attack put India on top in the second Test between the neighbors.30 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
Injured Gul flies homeAlready trailing India 1-0 in the ongoing Test series, Pakistan have had their woes compounded with an ever expanding injury list.29 Nov 2007Liam Camps
India take first TestIndia secured a six wicket win over Pakistan today, to take a one-nil lead in the three match series.26 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
India almost homeIndia are all but assured of victory after a highly polished performance on day four of the First Test against Pakistan.25 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan build leadPakistan are in a solid position to take the first test against India today after building a 167 run lead by the end of day three.24 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar helps seal seriesDespite getting out in the 90s again, Sachin Tendulkar powered India to a 3-1 series win over Pakistan with his sparkling batting.15 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
India win first ODI by 5 wicketsIndia have strolled to a five wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan today to go one up after the first match of the five game ODI series05 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Asif suffers further injury blowPakistan have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their one-day series against India with the news Mohammad Asif will miss the ODI series.02 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Smith delighted with series winGraeme Smith has spoken of his delight with his team's brilliant turn around of the one-day series in Pakistan this week.31 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Dravid out, Sehwag inRahul Dravid and Dinesh Karthik have been omitted from the India team to play Pakistan in the first two ODIs.27 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Pollock inspires SA to victoryShaun Pollock combined with skipper Graeme Smith to register a 159 run partnership to give SA a 7 wicket win over Pakistan.26 Oct 2007Paul Wood
Woolmer murdered - pathologistThe Jamaican pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Bob Woolmer has maintained has maintained his view that the death was murder.25 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Afridi does it all for PakistanShahid Afridi starred with bat, ball and in the field to take Pakistan to a 2-1 series lead over South Africa.23 Oct 2007Alex Crampton
South Africa win opening ODICenturies from Herschelle Gibbs and AB de Villiers led South Africa to a convincing win over Pakistan in the First ODI.18 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Younis ton secures drawYounis Khan's century kept Pakistan from losing the game, but it was enough for South Africa to clinch the series victory.12 Oct 2007Alex Crampton
Akhtar handed 13 match banShoaib Akhtar has been banned for 13 matches as a result of a dressing room altercation early last month in South Africa.11 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
South Africa poised for victorySouth Africa left Pakistan an implausible task to square the series on the final day at Lahore after fine innings from Smith and Kallis11 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
SA build commanding lead3 wickets for Makhaya Ntini and a Grame Smith unbeaten half century helped South Africa to a 305 run lead over Pakistan at Lahore10 Oct 2007Sean Bennett
South Africa ahead againSouth Africa inched ahead in the Second Test in Pakistan thanks to some tailend resistance and a devastating late burst with the ball.09 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan strike late in LahoreTwo late wickets may prove costly for South Africa as they closed on 259-6 on the opening day of the second Test in Lahore.08 Oct 2007George Roberts
Pakistan crumble to SteynDale Steyn took his third Test 5-fer as Pakistan crashed to a 160 run defeat, despite Younis Khan's century.05 Oct 2007Alex Crampton
SA close in on Karachi victoryA counterattacking 93 from Younis Khan kept Pakistan alive on day four, but they still face an uphill challenge to avoid defeat.04 Oct 2007George Roberts
South Africa remain in controlSouth Africa have gained a lead of 235 runs, still with seven second innings wickets in hand. Paul Harris had earlier claimed 5-7303 Oct 2007Paul Wood
South Africa in total controlPakistan are deep in the mire after the second day of the First Test against South Africa at Karachi after losing their top-order.02 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Kallis ton puts Proteas on topSouth Africa finished the first day of the first Test in Karachi in a strong position, thanks to Jacques Kallis' unbeaten 118.01 Oct 2007George Roberts
Pak and S.A. prepare for battleThe new Pakistan leadership prepares for the challenge of South Africa.30 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Drawn end in tour matchSouth Africa ended their tour match in Pakistan with an uneventful final day.29 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
South Africans boss warm up gameA century from Mark Boucher and three wickets put South Africa well in control of their tour match against the PCB Patron's XI28 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Afridi withdraws from SA TestsShahid Afridi has pulled out of the three-Test series against South Africa at home starting next week.27 Sep 2007Sudeep Popat
SA duo start strongly in KarachiHashim Amla and Jacques Kallis both hit half-centuries as South Africa made 294-5 on day one of their match against the Patron's XI.27 Sep 2007George Roberts
India Clinches Grand FinaleIndia saw off a dogged Pakistan to win the final of the inaugural World Twenty20 by five runs in a see-sawing battle at New Wanderers.24 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
Pakistan ease into the FinalPakistan cruised past New Zealand in the first Twenty20 semi-final, winning by six wickets.22 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Afridi takes Pak to top spotPakistan did just enough to beat Bangladesh at Cape Town and secure the top spot in the Group F table after not losing a Super 8 match.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan stun AustraliaPakistan continued their winning ways today, providing their second upset in just days, toppling tournament favourite Australia.18 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Stuart MacGill fined for abuseStuart MacGill has been fined half his match fee on the Australian A tour after reportedly abusing Pakistan batsman Mansoor Amjad.17 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Impressive Pakistan beat SLPakistan recovered from uncertainty to post an authoritative victory over Sri Lanka in the second round of the ICC World Twenty20.17 Sep 2007Liam Camps
India wins in bowl-outIndia won a thrilling match against Pakistan through a 3-0 bowl-out victory, after the Group D qualifying match ended in a tie.14 Sep 2007Sudeep Popat
Pakistan too strong for ScotsPakistan win the first game of Group D of the World Twenty20, despite being given a run for their money by minnows Scotland.12 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Upsets aplenty in warm upsTwenty20 World Cup favourites Australia fell to home side South Africa in the second day of warm ups ahead of the Championship on Tues.10 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting named cricketer of the yearRicky Ponting and the Australian team have again dominated the ICC Awards with the Aussies taking home five of the eight awards.10 Sep 2007James Nixon
Twenty20 Warm Up round upAustralia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the West Indies were all successful in their warm up games ahead of the Twenty20 WC.09 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Sohail Tanvir replaces AkhtarRawalpindi allrounder Sohail Tanvir has been named as the replacement for Shoaib Akhtar after Akhtar was sent home for bad behaviour.09 Sep 2007James Nixon
Group D preview - in the balanceIndia and Pakistan will both be looking to edge through group D of the World Twenty20, but it'll be tight.09 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Akhtar sent home from World CupPakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has been sent home from the Twenty20 World Cup following a bust-up with team-mate Mohammad Asif.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Shoaib & Asif in altercationPakistan bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif are believed to have had a changing room spat, leaving Asif with an injured leg.06 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Uganda shock Kenya in NairobiThe second day of the Twenty20 Quadrangular Series saw a surprise defeat for Kenya and a comfortable win for Pakistan's big-hitters.02 Sep 2007George Roberts
Hurricane Afridi flattens UgandaPakistan and Bangladesh both cruised to easy warm-up victories on the opening day of the Twenty Quadrangular in Nairobi.01 Sep 2007George Roberts
BCCI plan Twenty20 tournamentThe BCCI appears to be on the verge of a sensational venture which will involve corporate Twenty20 leagues in four different countries.24 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
The ICL comethThe BCCI's worst fears were realised this week, when the ICL revealed that many players had signed contracts to join their league.22 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Razzaq quits in protestPakistan's Abdul Razzaq has today walked away from international cricket in response to the PCB dropping him from the Twenty20 WC.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
ICL announce international starsThe rebel Indian Cricket League have announced their players roster for the Twenty20 tournament to take place in October of this year.20 Aug 2007James Nixon
Naved, Razzaq, Yousuf miss outThe experienced trio of Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Yousuf and Naved Ul-Hasan have been omitted from Pakistan's Twenty20 World Cup squad.07 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Lawson's AshesNew Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has compared his first Test series at the helm of Pakistan, against India, to 10 Ashes series.05 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan trio reject ICL offerPakistani cricketers Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Asif have all rejected lucrative offers from the Indian Cricket League.05 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Duo test negative ahead of WCPakistan bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have been tested negative to dope in their systems ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup.04 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
PCB bans players from ICLThe Pakistan Cricket Board has banned current and former players from taking part in the Indian Cricket League.03 Aug 2007James Nixon
Shoaib & Asif drug tested by PCBThe Pakistan Cricket Board have completed drug tests on Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif and the rest of the Pakistan team.01 Aug 2007James Nixon
ICL chase InzamamThe Indian Cricket League have its sights set on another high profile player, this time Pakistan's Inzamam-ul-Haq.29 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Malik endorses LawsonShoaib Malik has endorsed his side's new coach Geoff Lawson, saying he can bring some of Australia's winning ways to the Pakistan team.28 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Inzamam still in Pakistan frameInzamam-ul-Haq may have a chance of playing for Pakistan again after all, as the batsman was today called-up for a fitness camp.24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan agree to Woolmer matchPakistan will play India in a one off Twenty20 to raise money for a cricket academy to be built in the memory of the late Bob Woolmer.21 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Miandad offers helpJaved Miandad has offered to assist new Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson if needed, despite criticising his appointment.19 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Inzy misses central contractFormer captain Inzamam Ul-Haq has missed out on securing a Pakistan central contract for the next six month period.18 Jul 2007James Nixon
Lawson named coach of PakistanGeoff Lawson has today been appointed as head coach of Pakistan, replacing the late Bob Woolmer at the helm of Pakistan cricket.16 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar slams new ODI lawsPakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has slammed the new ODI rule that allows the batsman a free hit in the advent of a no-ball. 13 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England an Option - SaqlainFormer Pakistan off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq may qualify to play for England later this year.12 Jul 2007Cameron Burge
Pakistan announce Twenty20 squadShoaib Malik has been named captain of Pakistan's preliminary 30 man Twenty20 World Cup squad, announced today.11 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Rain once again the winnerMore rain left no play possible in the eagerly anticipated game between India and Pakistan in Glasgow today.03 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Rain prevents any playThe one-off ODI between Scotland and Pakistan taking place at The Grange today, was abandoned without a ball being bowled.01 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Inzy eyes English county cricketInzamam-ul-Haq is hoping to play county cricket in a bid to keep his fitness levels up and keep his place in the Pakistan Test team.29 Jun 2007James Nixon
Appoint Whatmore says InzyFormer Pakistan skipper Inzaman-ul-Haq has backed Dav Whatmore to become the new team coach following the death of Bob Woolmer.26 Jun 2007James Nixon
American Indo-Pak series returnODI series between Pakistan and India in North America are likely to resume in the near future, it was announced today.24 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan interview WhatmoreDav Whatmore has completed an interview with the PCB as they near the end of their search for a new national coach.21 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Lawson makes Pakistan short listThe PCB has short-listed former Australian bowler Geoff Lawson as a possible replacement for the late Bob Woolmer as coach of Pakistan.16 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan name tour squadPakistan have named a 15-man squad for their upcoming tour of Scotland where they play two one-day internationals.16 Jun 2007James Nixon
Police confirm Woolmer not murderedJamaican police have completed an embarrassing reversal today with the announcement that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was not murdered.13 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
India 2007\08 itinerary unveiledIndia's home itinerary for the season of 2007\08 was revealed today. Twelve consecutive ODIs feature in a packed schedule.12 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Akhtar close to Pakistan returnShoaib Akhtar is close to a return for Pakistan for the upcoming tour of Scotland after being named in a 20 man provisional squad.06 Jun 2007James Nixon
Pollock century not enoughA blistering 130 from Shaun Pollock was not enough for Africa XI, who lost the first match of the Afro-Asian Cup by 34 runs.06 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Afro-Asia Cup Twenty20The first ever Twenty20 International to take place in India saw the Asia XI comfortably beat the Africa XI in Bangalore.05 Jun 2007Kev Goughy
Woolmer not murdered: PoliceFormer Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was not murdered, but died a natural death, according to police.02 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar ruled out of Asia/AfricaShoaib Akhtar has been dropped from the upcoming Asia/Africa Cup because of a lack of a fitness due to his knee injury.22 May 2007James Nixon
Sri Lanka deny Pakistan sweepSri Lanka won the final match of their series with Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, to finish the series with a 2-1 loss.22 May 2007Alex Crampton
Pakistan secure series winA total of 313 was more than enough for Pakistan to overcome Sri Lanka today, then won by 98 runs.20 May 2007Alex Crampton
Inzamam hits back at accusationsInzamam-ul-Haq has dismissed claims that he acted like a dictator and was to blame for his side's first round exit at the World Cup.19 May 2007Zac Gelman
Committee blames InzamamA PCB inquiry into Pakistan's performance at the World Cup, has blamed the captain, Inzamam-ul-Haq, for the side's poor performance.18 May 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan blaze homePakistan sealed an easy victory in the first of their three day\night ODIs against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, thanks to Shahid Afridi.18 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Akhtar makes himself availableControversial Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has declared himself fit and available for selection for June's Afro-Asian Cup.17 May 2007Zac Gelman
A Tale Of Five CoachesGoing into the 2007 Cricket World Cup, nine Test-playing teams had nine coaches. Two weeks after the end, just two remain in position.17 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Team of the 2007 World CupThe 2007 World Cup has now passed into the annals of history. Who made the Cricket Web 2007 World Cup Team of the Tournament?15 May 2007Kev Goughy
Pakistan interested in WhatmorePakistan have made public their interest in signing up Dav Whatmore to become their new coach following the death of Bob Woolmer.10 May 2007James Nixon
Asif named vice-captainIn a surprise move today, Mohammad Asif has been named vice-captain of the Pakistan squad that takes on Sri Lanka later this month.08 May 2007Zac Gelman
Woolmer drugged - BBCA BBC investigation alleges Bob Woolmer was poisoned and then strangled.30 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Malik confirmed as Pak captainPakistan have confirmed 26 year-old all-rounder Shoaib Malik as their new captain replacing Inzamam-ul-Haq.19 Apr 2007James Nixon
Yousuf keen on captaincyA day after Younis Khan rejected the position, Mohammad Yousuf has said he would like to be captain of Pakistan.14 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Inzy a "dictator" says AkramPakistan great Wasim Akram has slammed Inzamam Ul-Haq calling him a "dictator" for the conduct he showed in preparation for the World Cup.14 Apr 2007James Nixon
Malik appointed as captainShoaib Malik has been given the job of captaining Pakistan, according to Pakistani website The Nation.14 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Younis refuses captaincy offerIn a bold move today, Pakistani batsman Younis Khan has rejected an offer to lead his side in the limited overs format.13 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Mir hits out at religion in teamPervez Mir, media manager for Pakistan at the World Cup, has blamed an overdose of religiosity for the team's early exit.09 Apr 2007Richard Dickinson
Raja suggests not having a coachRameez Raja has said that following Bob Woolmer's shocking death, Pakistan should look at not having a coach at all.04 Apr 2007Sudeep Popat
Ashraf's resignation rejectedPCB Chairman Dr. Nasim Ashraf's resignation offer has been rejected by the country's President, Pervez Musharraf.30 Mar 2007Richard Dickinson
Woolmer murder still unsolvedPolice are appealing for help from the public today, with Bob Woolmer's killer or killers still at large.28 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
World Cup Review- Groups C and DThe early part of this long World Cup has seen controversy, disappointment and excitement galore. We review Groups C and D.26 Mar 2007Kev Goughy
Farewell to InzamamA farewell and a look back at the career of Inzamam-ul-Haq. One of the best batsmen of this era has retired from One Day Internationals23 Mar 2007Manan Shah
No evidence of foul playJamaican police have denied there is any evidence at this stage that Bob Woolmer was murdered, contrary to media reports.22 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Woolmer was Murdered - PoliceJamaican police have allegedly confirmed that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was strangled to death in his hotel room.22 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Hollow victory for PakistanIn what has been perhaps the worst week in their history, the Pakistan cricket team were still able to turn up the heat on Zimbabwe.21 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Murder feared in Woolmer tragedyPolice believe that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer may have been murdered.20 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Tributes pour in for WoolmerThe cricket world is in mourning today as news of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer's death filters through the Caribbean.19 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Canada to host Twenty20 eventA four-team Twenty20 tournament in preparation for the World Cup has been arranged to take place in Toronto in August.19 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Pakistan fined to compound woesCompounding the woes of their humiliating defeat at the hands of Ireland, Pakistan have been fined for a slow over rate.18 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Bob Woolmer passes awayPakistan coach Bob Woolmer has passed away, hours after being found unconscious in his hotel room in Jamaica.18 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Inzamam retires from ODI cricketPakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has retired from one-day international cricket and the captaincy.18 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Brother Act on St. Patrick's DayContrasting innings from brothers Niall and Kevin O'Brien inspired Ireland to stun Pakistan in the biggest upset in ODI history.17 Mar 2007Neil Pickup
Inzamam unhappy with batsmenInzamam-ul-Haq has blasted his batsman after failing to reach the required runs set by the West Indies in yesterday's opening match.14 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
WI emphatic in opening winThe West Indies played brilliant and inspired cricket to secure a 54-run victory over Pakistan in the opening fixture of the World Cup.13 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Inzi denies retirement rumoursInzamam-ul-Haq has denied speculation of an exit from cricket after the World Cup saying he has no intention of retiring from the game.12 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Sabina Park not readyPakistan and WI were forced to train elsewhere today as last minute preparations on Sabina Park's training nets were still taking place12 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
PCB ban players from speaking EnglishThe Pakistan Cricket Board have banned their players from speaking English at World Cup news conferences.11 Mar 2007James Nixon
Woolmer not carried away by winDespite beating the number one side in the world, Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was not prepared to get carried away on the eve of the WC.10 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 14 - PakistanBenjamin Franklin was reputed to have said: 'Only two things in life are certain - death and taxes'.10 Mar 2007Eddie Sanders
Pakistan defeat South AfricaPakistan completed its World Cup preparations with a comprehensive but controversial seven wicket victory over South Africa in Trinidad09 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Player security increasedAfter this week's gas scare at the hotel where the Pakistan and SA teams were staying, the ICC have ordered additional player security.08 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Sami and Arafat depart for WIDespite no clearance to play, Pakistan's replacement bowlers Mohammad Sami and Yasir Arafat have left for the Caribbean.07 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Gas leak drama in TrinidadSouth Africa and Pakistan players were evacuated from the Hilton Hotel in Trinidad because of a blast caused by a gas leak.07 Mar 2007James Nixon
Pakistan throttle CanadaPakistan began their Caribbean experience by beating Canada by 77 runs in an all round performance today.06 Mar 2007Manan Shah
ICC wants proof of injuriesThe ICC have demanded to see evidence of the injuries sustained to Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif which ruled them out of the WC.02 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar & Asif out of World CupPakistan's dangerous pace bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have both been ruled out of the World Cup due to injury.01 Mar 2007James Nixon
Wasim launches diabetes campaignLegendary Pakistani fast bowler Wasim Akram has today revealed plans for a new project with the aim of raising awareness for diabetes.27 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey identifies four main dangersAustralian batsman Mike Hussey believes there are four teams posing a threat to the world champions.27 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Razzaq out of World CupPakistan's troubled build-up to the World Cup took another blow, as Abdul Razzaq has been ruled out of the tournament with injury.27 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Hair withdraws lawsuit against PCBAustralian umpire Darrell Hair has withdrawn his lawsuit claiming racial discrimination against the Pakistan Cricket Board.25 Feb 2007James Nixon
Pakistan players to get bonusesPakistani cricketers will receive up to 5 million rupees in bonuses, should they win the 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean.25 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Gul returns from injuryPakistan fast bowler Umar Gul has recovered from the ankle injury that forced him out of Pakistan's recent tour of South Africa.24 Feb 2007James Nixon
Pakistan test World Cup squadTwenty of Pakistan's World Cup squad and reserves were tested recently, ahead of cricket's most prestigious event.19 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Woolmer accused of racismBob Woolmer has denied allegations of racism against Shoaib Akhtar and has threatened to sue the paper that made the claims.17 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pollock rips through PakistanSA have secured their one-day series against Pakistan, 3-1, after Shaun Pollock led his side to a comprehensive nine wicket victory.14 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan name WC squadThe injury-clouded fast bowling trio of Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul and Mohammad Asif have been included in Pakistan's World Cup squad.13 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Akhtar injury blow for PakistanPakistan are reeling with the news that Shoaib Akhtar would be in doubt for the World Cup after succumbing to a another knee injury.12 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
ICC reject Pakistan WC appealThe International Cricket Council have rejected a second appeal from the Pakistan Cricket Board to delay the naming of their WC squad.11 Feb 2007James Nixon
South Africa thrash PakistanSouth Africa have systematically thrashed Pakistan in Cape Town today, winning their fourth ODI in empathic style by 10 wickets.11 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Afridi hearing set for todayPakistan face a nervous wait ahead of today's hearing against Shahid Afridi after he was charged with breaching the ICC code of conduct10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Afridi banned for four matchesShahid Afridi will miss the opening matches of the World Cup after he was given a four match ban for breaching the ICC code of conduct.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Rain wins at Port ElizabethA downpour near the end of the first innings forced the abandonment of the third ODI between South Africa and Pakistan.09 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Afridi faces lengthy banShahid Afridi has been charged with breaching the ICC code of conduct after pushing his bat at a spectator during the first ODI in SA08 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Injuries plague Cup build-upsPakistan and New Zealand have both been hit by injuries to key bowlers in their lead-up to next month's World Cup.07 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Hair to take legal actionDarrell Hair will take legal action against the ICC, citing discrimination after he was fired for his role in the Oval controversy.07 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Explosive Pakistan level seriesLed by Mohammad Yousuf's century and a late blitz from Shahid Afridi, Pakistan have levelled the ODI series against South Africa.07 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Shabbir sent home with injuryPakistan have received a blow to their ODI campaign with the news that Shabbir Ahmed has flown home after sustaining a groin injury.04 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
SA trounce awful PakistanPakistan's ODI series against South Africa got off to a bad start, thanks to some amazing hitting from Mark Boucher and Jacques Kallis.04 Feb 2007Matt Pitt
SA openers torch PakistanHalf centuries from Graeme Smith and Loots Bosman gave South Africa a thumping ten-wicket win over Pakistan in a Pro20 game in Jo'burg.02 Feb 2007George Roberts
Akhtar sets targetShoaib Akhtar hopes to recover from his injury in time for the World Cup.01 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
SA scrape to series victorySouth Africa recovered from an early scare to seal a 2-1 series win over Pakistan in Cape Town, chasing down a target of 161 to win.28 Jan 2007George Roberts
Shabbir recalled for SA ODIsPakistan fast bowler Shabbir Ahmed has been recalled for the upcoming five match one-day international series against South Africa.27 Jan 2007James Nixon
Pitch upsets WoolmerPakistan coach Bob Woolmer has spoken out against the pitch at Cape Town, saying it is "harmful to the interests of the sport."27 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Honours even as wickets tumbleSouth Africa are 131-5 in reply to Pakistan's 157 on the first day at Cape Town as the bowlers dominated.26 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Benaud dismisses Gibbs appealRichie Benaud has dismissed an appeal lodged by Herschelle Gibbs against a two match ban he received for derogatory comments.25 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Gibbs appeal date setHerschelle Gibbs' appeal against a two match ban for breaching the ICC code of conduct will be held tomorrow.23 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
My best win as captain: InziPakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has called his sides win over South Africa at Port Elizabeth as his best ever at the helm.23 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar heads homeShoaib Akhtar has been forced to return home after being ruled out for two weeks because of a hamstring injury on the tour of SA.22 Jan 2007James Nixon
Woolmer interested in England roleBob Woolmer has publicly announced that he would be keen on coaching England after saying he would be prepared to listen to offers.22 Jan 2007James Nixon
Younis and Akmal secure winAn unbroken partnership of 99 between Younis Khan and Kamran Akmal took Pakistan to a five wicket win against South Africa.22 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Shabbir back for Shoaib and GulShabbir Ahmed has been recalled to the Pakistan Test squad in South Africa, as Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul return home with injury.22 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Asif puts Pakistan in frontPakistan are 183 runs away from leveling the series 1-1 against South Africa, after Mohammad Asif took a 5-fer earlier.21 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Akhtar injures hamstringShoaib Akhtar has been sent to hospital for scans after injuring his hamstring in the second Test against SA in Port Elizabeth.20 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Inzamam puts Pakistan in controlSouth Africa ended Day 2 26 runs behind, with seven 2nd innings wickets left, after Inzamam-ul-Haq took Pakistan to a 141-run lead.20 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Shoaib back on Pakistan's dayShoaib Akhtar's Test comeback brought him four wickets on a day that was dominated by the bowlers but ended with Pakistan on top.19 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Gibbs eligible for 2nd TestSouth Africa could have the services of the embattled Herschelle Gibbs for the second Test against Pakistan.17 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Gibbs appeals banHerschelle Gibbs has today lodged an appeal against his two match ban from the ICC for comments regarding crowd members from Pakistan.16 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Gibbs banned for two matchesHerschelle Gibbs has been banned by the ICC for two Test matches for making derogatory comments regarding Pakistan during Sunday's Test15 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Easy chase for SASouth Africa had little problem knocking off the 199 they were set to win by Pakistan and recorded a seven wicket win.15 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
South Africa on track for winSouth Africa close in on a win in the first Test at Centurion, reaching 69-2 at the end on Day 4 and requiring a further 130 runs.14 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Racial slur mars TestAn investigation is underway into alleged on-field racial slurs directed at Pakistani cricketers by a member of the South African side.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Yousuf to return for 2nd TestMohammad Yousuf will return to the Pakistan side for the second Test against SA after his wife gave birth to a baby girl last week.13 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Pak recovery keeps Test alivePakistan fought back, after Ashwell Prince's 100 took South Africa to a 104-run lead, to trail by only one run with eight wickets left.13 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Honours even in CenturionYounis Khan and Yasir Hameed struck fifties on the opening day of the first Test, but South Africa bit back with three late wickets.11 Jan 2007George Roberts
Shoaib, Asif in Pakistan WC 30Akhtar and Mohammad Asif, who have doping cases looming large over their heads, have been named in Pakistan's 30-man squad for the WC.10 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Player of the Year - 2006In a year where he shattered batting records, made 1788 runs averaging 99.33, Mohammad Yousuf is Cricket Web's 2006 player of the year.08 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Akhtar sent to South AfricaShoaib Akhtar has been flown in to South Africa to help back-up fast bowler Umar Gul who is under an injury cloud. 08 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Warmup ends in tame drawPakistan's warmup game against Rest of South Africa ended in a bore draw today, although Shahid Nazir impressed with five wickets.08 Jan 2007Matt Pitt
Yousuf set to miss first TestPakistan's record breaking batsman is set to miss the first Test against South Africa, opting to stay at home and care for his ill wife07 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan batsmen warm-up wellMohammad Hafeez and Imran Farhat both struck hundreds as Pakistan slaughtered the Rest of South Africa bowlers on day one in Kimberley.06 Jan 2007George Roberts
SAF retain squad for Pak TestsSouth Africa have retained the 16-member squad that won 2-1 against India, for the three-match Test series against Pakistan.06 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
Waqar quits as bowling coachPakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis has stepped down from his coaching role ahead of his side's tour of South Africa starting this week06 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Inzi denies Akhtar clashPakistani captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has denied reports by the Pakistan media that he has had a falling out with Shoaib Akhtar.04 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Inzamam optimistic for SA seriesPakistan captain Inzamam Ul-Haq is confident his team can succeed in South Africa in preparation for the World Cup.02 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Khan angered at Akhtar exclusionFormer Pakistani captain Imran Khan has criticised selectors for excluding Shoaib Akhtar from the upcoming tour of South Africa.01 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Asif returns to Pakistan squadMohammad Asif has been chosen in Pakistan's 17-man squad to tour South Africa, but Shoaib Akhtar has been left out.29 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Hamid: Duo could still be bannedShahid Hamid, head of the Pakistani anti-doping tribunal, has said that WADA have the power to ban Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif.25 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Razzaq ruled out of SA seriesA calf muscle injury has ruled out Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from the upcoming Test series against South Africa next month.25 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Shabbir cleared to return by ICCShabbir Ahmed, who served a one-year ban from international cricket as a result of a faulty action, has been cleared by the ICC.21 Dec 2006Sudeep Popat
Inzy confirmed as World Cup captThe Pakistan Cricket Board have confirmed that Inzamam-ul-Haq will captain the team in next year's World Cup in the West Indies.19 Dec 2006James Nixon
ICC support WADA appealThe ICC have come out in support of the Anti-Doping Agency's decision to appeal the decision into Akhtar's and Asif's drug let-off.18 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pakistan wrap up seriesPakistan have sealed the five match one-day series against the West Indies, with a seven wicket win in Karachi.16 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Younis Khan out of fifth ODIPakistan vice-captain Younis Khan is out of the fifth one-dayer due to the death of his brother in Germany last week.15 Dec 2006James Nixon
Mumbai gets 2011 World Cup FinalIn a meeting between India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh a decision has been reached that Mumbai will host the 2011 World Cup final.12 Dec 2006James Nixon
Akhtar & Asif set return datePakistan fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif will make their come-backs in a domestic Twenty20 Cup this month.11 Dec 2006James Nixon
Afridi & Iqbal called upShahid Afridi and Faisal Iqbal have been called up to the Pakistan one-day squad as cover for Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Yousuf.11 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pakistan victory at LahorePakistan went two-nil up in their one-day series against the West Indies today, with a comfortable seven-wicket victory.10 Dec 2006Harry Warwick
Inzy leads Pakistan homeA low scoring affair between Pakistan and West Indies ended with a two-wicket win for the home side.07 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
PCB tribunal to be overruled?The World Anti-Doping Agency has adopted the cases of Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif from the Pakistan Cricket Board tribunal.06 Dec 2006Matt Pitt
Shoaib, Asif ban overturnedPakistani fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have had their drug bans overturned after an appeal to the PCB in Karachi.05 Dec 2006Arunava Das
Rain washes out first one-dayerThe first of five one-day internationals between Pakistan and the West Indies has been rained out due to heavy rain in Rawalpindi.05 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pakistan make changes for ODIsThe Pakistan selectors have made many changes to their squad for the upcoming one-day series against the touring West Indies team.01 Dec 2006James Nixon
Pakistan wrap up winPakistan's bowlers took seven wickets on the final day to secure a 2-0 series win over West Indies.01 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Yousuf record puts Pak on topMohammad Yousuf's ninth Test century of 2006 all but sealed series victory for Pakistan against the West Indies in Karachi.30 Nov 2006Neil Pickup
Game still evenly poisedThe 3rd Test at Karachi continues to remain evenly balanced after three days, with Pakistan building a steady second innings lead.29 Nov 2006Matt Pitt
Ganga Battles Hard in KarachiThe West Indies finished day three of the third Test against Pakistan 113 adrift of the home side, with Daren Ganga making 77 not out.28 Nov 2006George Roberts
More of the same from MohammadPaksitan batsman Mohammad Yousuf struck his 8th Test century of 2006 and third of this series on day one of the third Test.27 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
Baugh and Edwards sackedCarlton Baugh jr., Fidel Edwards and Wavell Hinds have been omitted from 15-man party ODI squad to play Pakistan. 24 Nov 2006Liam Camps
Pakistan batsmen secure drawLed by Mohammad Yousuf's 191, Pakistan's batsmen ground out a draw on the final day against the West Indies.23 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Sami recalled by PakistanPakistan fast bowler Mohammad Sami has been recalled for the third Test against the West Indies starting his coming Monday in Karachi.23 Nov 2006James Nixon
Pakistan Get Back Into TestImran Farhat, Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan all hit half-centuries to get Pakistan back into the second Test against the West Indies.22 Nov 2006Harry Warwick
West Indies bite back in MultanA stunning of fast bowling from Jerome Taylor, coupled with an opening stand of 151 saw the West Indies fight back against Pakistan.20 Nov 2006George Roberts
Pakistan build solid foundationFifties from Imran Farhat, Younis Khan & Mohammad Yousuf helped Pakistan compile a solid 263-4 on the first day of the 2nd Test vs WI.19 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
Pakistan cruise to victoryBrian Lara's thirty-third Test match century failed to stop Pakistan securing a nine wicket victory in the first Test at Lahore.14 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
Tests - a batsmen-dominated gamePakistani batsman Mohammad Yousuf has criticised the current Lahore pitch and pitches world-wide for being too batsmen friendly.13 Nov 2006James Nixon
Yousuf on top againMohammad Yousuf's amazing year continued with a stunning 192 on day three against the West Indies.13 Nov 2006Matt Pitt
Yousuf class opens Pakistan leadMohammad Yousuf cracked an unbeaten 107 as Pakistan closed at 265-4 on day two of the first Test against the West Indies at Lahore.12 Nov 2006George Roberts
Shoaib appeals two-year banShoaib Akhtar has issued an appeal against his two-year ban for being found guilty of taking the banned steroid nandrolone.08 Nov 2006James Nixon
Pakistan recall HameedYasir Hameed has been recalled into the Pakistan squad for the West Indies series, while there is also a call-up for Samiullah Khan.06 Nov 2006George Roberts
Shoaib gets 2 year ban, Asif 1Pakistani fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have been handed bans from cricket by the PCB, having failed drugs tests01 Nov 2006Sean Bennett
Short Pitched BowlingThe difference between sides in the Champions Trophy is coming down to short pitched bowling and the ability for bowlers to bowl yorkers.28 Oct 2006Swaranjeet Singh
Shoaibs and Asifs wait extendedShoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif are expected to find out their fate on Wednesday, having tested positive for Nandrolone this month.28 Oct 2006Sean Bennett
Pakistan crumble to NtiniA devastating spell from Makhaya Ntini set South Africa up for a convincing win over Pakistan.27 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
NZ reach semi-finalsIt was a must-win game for New Zealand, and they obliged with a 51-run victory over Pakistan at Mohali.25 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Time waits for AsifDespite an investigation into alleged steroid use, Mohammad Asif remains in contention for the ICC's Emerging Player of the Year Award.22 Oct 2006Cameron Burge
Shoaib faces more accusationsShoaib Akhtar is facing more drug accusations after being accused of taking cocaine and cannabis to try and increase his bowling speed.19 Oct 2006James Nixon
Akhtar: I'm no cheat!Shoaib Akhtar has unsurprisingly issued a statement denying he has ever taken performance enhancing drugs.17 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Pakistan overcome the oddsThey may have had a less than ideal build-up to the tournament, but Pakistan showed today they are real contenders in the Trophy.17 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Akhtar & Asif sent homeShoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have both been sent home following a positive drugs test that detected nandrolone in their systems.16 Oct 2006James Nixon
"Play me less" says ShoaibShoaib Akhtar has come out saying he wants to play less one-day internationals to try and extend his Test career.09 Oct 2006James Nixon
Younis turns down captaincyYounis Khan has turned down the chance to captain Pakistan in the forthcoming Champions Trophy.05 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
Akram can't see England winningPakistan great Wasim Akram has declared that Andrew Flintoff is the right choice for England captain but that England will still lose.03 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Faisal replaces InzamamThe banned Inzamam Ul-Haq has been replaced in Pakistan's Champion's Trophy squad by Faisal Iqbal.03 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Champions Trophy - PreviewThe biennial tournament has come around again and although not everyone approves of its existence, some excellent cricket lies ahead.02 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
The Oval Fallout Continues...The hearing may be over, but the reactions to the incident are coming in thick and fast.02 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
No legal action by InzamamPakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq will not be seeking legal action against umpire Darrell Hair.01 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
The Hair Saga: ReactionsNow that the Darrell Hair debacle has seemingly been put to rest, it's time to summarize the various reactions in the world of cricket.30 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
Madugalle issues warningRanjuan Madugalle has issued umpires with a warning that they must raise their game to avoid repeat occurances of The Oval fiasco.30 Sep 2006Martyn Corrin
Pakistan "totally vindicated"PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan is delighted with the disciplinary hearing's outcome, describing his team as feeling "totally vindicated."29 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
Younis named as captainDue to Inzamam Ul-Haq's ban, Younis Khan will lead Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy.29 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Decision expected ThursdayThe decision on the ball-tampering controversy involving Pakistan is expected on Thursday.28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Inzi can be replacedPakistan have been informed that should Inzamam be found guilty, they will be allowed to name a replacement for the Champions Trophy.28 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
Inzamam cleared of tamperingThe ICC has confirmed that Inzamam-ul-Haq has been cleared of ball-tampering charges but is guilty of bringing the game into disrepute.28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
India want Hair outThe BCCI has asked the ICC to not allow Darrell Hair to stand in the upcoming Champion's Trophy.26 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Inzamam gets ready for hearingInzamam-ul-Haq left for London on Sunday in preparation for his hearing later this week following the ball tampering incident.25 Sep 2006Harry Warwick
Abbas to miss ICC hearingManager for the recent tour of England, Zaheer Abbas will not attend the upcoming ICC hearing, addressing ball tampering charges.23 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Inquiry into Pakistan resultsThe Pakistani Ministry of Sports has initiated an inquiry into Pakistan's poor results throughout the tour of England.23 Sep 2006Arunava Das
"Nothing wrong with ball": WaqarPakistani fast-bowling champion Waqar Younis has said he did not think the ball was tampered with in the controversial Oval Test match.21 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Mushtaq named Assistant CoachFormer Pakistan leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has been appointed assistant coach of the Pakistan team.15 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Abbas Replaced as ManagerFormer Test batsman Zaheer Abbas has been sacked as Pakistan manager following the tour of England, and is replaced by Salim Altaf.12 Sep 2006George Roberts
England Tie Series!!England managed not to lose an ODI series for the first time in 14 months, as Saj Mahmood fired them to victory over Pakistan.10 Sep 2006Martyn Corrin
England cruise at Trent BridgeHalf-centuries from Ian Bell and Andrew Strauss guided England to an easy eight-wicket win in the fourth ODI in Nottingham.08 Sep 2006Neil Pickup
Date set for tampering hearingThe hearing into the controversial ball-tampering incident at The Oval will take place on September 27 and 28.07 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Pietersen to open?Speculation is mounting that Kevin Pietersen will open the batting for England in tomorrow's game against Pakistan.07 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Pakistan name Champs squadThe Pakistan Cricket Board have named their 14-man squad for the Champions Trophy in India next month.06 Sep 2006James Nixon
Ball tampering issue rises againTelevision replays from the Third ODI between Pakistan and England appear to show Shoaib Akhtar working on the ball suspiciously.05 Sep 2006George Roberts
England raise game to "poor"England improved on their dismal recent ODI performances, but still slid to a two-wicket defeat at the hands of Pakistan today.05 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Shoaib cleared of ball tamperingInternational Cricket Council match referee Mike Procter has cleared Shoaib Akhtar and the rest of the Pakistani team.05 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Speed tells PCB to keep quietICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed has warned Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq and the PCB to stop making public comments.04 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Gough out of ODI seriesDarren Gough has been ruled out of the rest of England's ODI series with Pakistan.03 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Pakistan triumph in gloomPakistan were dominant once again today, and unfortunately for England there was not enough rain to wash things out again.02 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Rain ruins Pakistan's chancesRain caused there to be no result at Cardiff, where Pakistan were comfortably on top.30 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
The saga drags onDarrell Hair has apologised for his email offering to resign for $500,000 whilst Pakistan are demanding an inquiry into Hair's conduct29 Aug 2006Sean Bennett
Afridi Powers Pakistan To WinShahid Afridi set up Pakistan to an easy victory in the Twenty20 International at Bristol, despite a fifty from Marcus Trescothick.28 Aug 2006George Roberts
Harmison out of ODIsSteve Harmison has been withdrawn from the Natwest Series against Pakistan as a precautionary measure.28 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Inzy should be cleared says BirdFormer England umpire Dickie Bird has commented on the Pakistan ball-tampering saga saying captain Inzamam-ul-Haq should be cleared.27 Aug 2006James Nixon
Teams prepare for Twenty20England and Pakistan are preparing to go ahead with their Twenty20 match on Monday, now that the storm of a week ago is dying down.27 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Oblivious to ResponseIt's the best part of a week since the Fourth Test at the Oval exploded from a cricketing contest into a full-on international incident26 Aug 2006Neil Pickup
Let's move on says Zaheer AbbasPakistan manager Zaheer Abbas has told the players to move on from the ball-tampering row and concentrate on winning the ODI series.26 Aug 2006James Nixon
Hair "cash-for-quit" shockICC chief Malcolm Speed has revealed that Darrell Hair offered to retire from umpiring in exchange for US$500,000 from the ICC.25 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
South Africa reject ECB offerCricket South Africa have turned down an offer from the England Cricket Board to be on standby should Pakistan decide to head home.25 Aug 2006Arunava Das
NSW look to Waqar YounisNew South Wales are considering making an approach to former Pakistan pace bowler Waqar Younis to become their new bowling coach.24 Aug 2006Arunava Das
South Africa keen to fill gapSouth African coach Mickey Arthur has stated his team would like to play against England in an ODI series should Pakistan pull out.24 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Tour match abandonedPakistan's tour match against Middlesex was rained off, as the fallout from the final Test continued to worsen.24 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Hair Stays StrongDarrell Hair the umpire who caused the row which resulted in the Test Match between England and Pakistan.23 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
ICC defends umpiresICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed has defended umpires Hair and Doctrove over their decisions in the 4th Test.23 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
Inzamam hearing postponedInzamam Ul-Haq's hearing regarding ball-tampering and bring the game into disrepute has been postponed.23 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Wasim Raja Passes AwayWasim Raja who played many years as a cricketer for Pakistan has sadly passed away while playing cricket for an over 50s team.23 Aug 2006Arunava Das
ODI series under threatPakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has warned that his team may pull out of the five match one-day series against England.22 Aug 2006James Nixon
Zaheer Abbas speaksPakistan's tour manager Zaheer Abbas has spoken, albeit briefly, about the incredible events of yesterday evening.21 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Ball-tampering proof?An English newspaper has published a photo which appears to show a Pakistan player picking the seam of the ball with his fingernails.21 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Inzamam Faces Lengthy BanThe fallout from Sunday's remarkable events at The Oval continues as Inzamam-ul-Haq is charged with bringing the game into disrepute.21 Aug 2006George Roberts
The Fans' ViewCricket Web takes a look at the Pakistan walk-off saga through the eyes of the fans, via our Discussion Forum.21 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Ball tampering interrupts day 4Pakistan have been punished for alleged ball tampering on the fourth day at The Oval, in a move that may prove highly controversial.20 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
Akhtar and Malik in ODI squadShoaib Akhtar and Shoaib Malik have been included in Pakistan's ODI squad to play England, along with the uncapped Shahid Yousuf.20 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
England win, Pakistan forfeitCricket was secondary come the end of play in a farcical day at the Oval, that concluded as England were declared winners via forfeit.20 Aug 2006Neil Pickup
England begin rearguardAfter bowling Pakistan out for 504 England reached 78-1, still trailing by 253 runs with 2 days to go.19 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Malik fit for England ODI seriesPakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik has been declared fit for the upcoming five match one-day international series against England.19 Aug 2006James Nixon
Yousuf Racks Up Another TonEngland toiled in the field on day two at The Oval, with Mohammad Yousuf striking 115*, supported by Mohammad Hafeez and Imran Farhat.18 Aug 2006George Roberts
Asif rips through EnglandA strong performance from the Pakistani seamers, especially the returning Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul, put Pakistan in control.17 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
Akhtar set to miss outPakistan's Shoaib Akhtar is unlikely to be risked in the final Test against England - although some changes are expected for Pakistan.16 Aug 2006Matt Pitt
Inzaman hints at Asif returnPakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is looking likely to play the fourth and final Test starting tomorrow at The Oval.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
Shoaib ruled out of Oval TestShoaib Akhtar has been ruled out of the fourth and final Test against England at the Oval.15 Aug 2006James Nixon
Asif and Naved head to EnglandPakistan fast bowlers Naved-ul-Hasan and Mohammad Asif have overcome their injuries and are heading to England for the fourth Test.14 Aug 2006James Nixon
Match abandoned after rain.After havy rain, the second match between Pakistan and West Indies A has been called off.13 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
Shoaib unlikely for Oval TestShoaib Akhtar is unlikely to play in the fourth and final Test aat The Oval starting this Thursday due to a lack of bowling.13 Aug 2006James Nixon
Shoaib returns in one day drawFast bowler Shoaib Akhtar returned to action for Pakistan in a drawn one day game against West Indies A, bowling 11 overs.12 Aug 2006Sean Bennett
Monster and Mahmood lead EnglandSajid Mahmood and Monty Panesar shared seven wickets as England surged to a series-clinching win against Pakistan at Headingley.08 Aug 2006Neil Pickup
Asif and Hafeez head to EnglandPakistan players Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Hafeez are to head to England and will be available for the fourth Test at The Oval.07 Aug 2006James Nixon
Match in the balanceMarcus Trescothick and Andrew Strauss scored heavily as England set Pakistan 323 to win on the last day of the Test.07 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
Pakistan Take Tight LeadAfter a mammoth partnership from Younis Kahn and Mohammed Yousuf, Pakistan went on to take a lead of 23 runs on day 3 at Headingley.06 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Younis and Yousuf buildHalf centuries from Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan took Pakistan to 202-2 in reply to England's 515.05 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Pietersen magnificentKevin Pietersen scored a magnificent century and put England in control of the third test at Headingly.04 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
Pakistan's injuries continueInjuries continue to hurt Pakistan with Imran Farhat likely to miss the third Test against England after breaking his right ring finger02 Aug 2006James Nixon
Asif a maybe for fourth TestPakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is making a good recovery from his elbow injury and there is a strong chance he could return.31 Jul 2006James Nixon
Crushing defeat for PakistanMonty Panesar and Steve Harmison took five wickets apiece as Pakistan slumped to an innings defeat on day 3.29 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
NZ A win final matchIn the final match of the Top End series, New Zealand A played Pakistan A. The result was a win to New Zealand A by 50 runs.28 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
The Cook and Bell StoryTwin centuries from the England middle order's two youngest members, Alastair Cook and Ian Bell, propelled the hosts into Day 2 command28 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Harmison destroys PakistanSteve Harmison took 6 for 19 to dismiss Pakistan for 119 on the first day at Old Trafford. England ended the day at 168-2 in reply.27 Jul 2006James Nixon
Akhtar to return for third TestShoaib Akhtar is expected to return for the third Test against England starting on the 4th of August at Headingley in Leeds.25 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Thrilling Tie in CairnsThe second gripping match in the space of couple of days, has seen Australia A and Pakistan A fight out a tie, in their 50 over match.25 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Is Shoaib coming or going?The injury news surrounding Shoaib Akhtar continues to change by the day with him now unlikely to play until the fourth Test.23 Jul 2006James Nixon
Pakistan win with easePakistani openers Salman Butt and Imran Farhat found some form ahead of the 2nd Test, seeing the tourists home against Northants.22 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Shoaib fit for 3rd Test?Pakistan are hopeful that fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will be fit for the 3rd Test against England on 4th August.21 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Pakistan forge aheadAfter a wobbly first day for Pakistan, their bowlers finally found form and managed to bowl out Northamptonshire for 140.21 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Complete WashoutThe four-day match between New Zealand A White XI and Pakistan A was abandoned without a ball bowled due to a water-logged outfield.20 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
A tale of toothless bowlersStephen Peters & Usman Afzaal racked up runs against a poor Pakistan attack at Northampton. Younis Khan replied with a 50 of his own.20 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Jaques dominates in CairnsAustralia A has began its Top End Series match against India A in stunning fashion, thanks to a huge Phil Jaques century.18 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Strauss & Yousuf move forwardEngland and Pakistan batsmen move ahead in the latest International Cricket Council player Test rankings following the first Test.18 Jul 2006James Nixon
Mushtaq Ahmed to get a call up?The Pakistan selectors are working through the possibility of calling the experienced Mushtaq Ahmed into the squad for the second Test.18 Jul 2006James Nixon
First Test wilts in Lord's heatToday, England was officially hotter than Miami. However, the the temperature was all that was even lukewarm about the final day's play17 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Strauss ton but spinners squeezeEngland captain Andrew Strauss scores a magnificent hundred whilst Pakistan's spinners strangle England's middle order on day 4.16 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Injured Pakistanis head homePakistan have lost two squad members from the England tour as Mohammad Asif and Shoaib Malik return home.15 Jul 2006Richard Edmunds
Yousuf brilliance aids PakistanMohammad Yousuf struck an unbeaten 185 and Inzamam-ul-Haq scored 69 as Pakistan dominated the third day's play at Lord's.15 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Match ends in anticlimax drawAfter four days of see sawing fortunes, the match between Australia A and Pakistan A has ended in a draw.14 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Centurions give England ControlLarge scores from batsmen Paul Collingwood and Ian Bell, plus some aggressive bowling, mean that England are well in control at Lord's.14 Jul 2006George Roberts
Malik in doubt for whole seriesPakistan all-rounder Shoaib Mailk is in doubt for the whole of the England/Pakistan test series after failing to respond to treatment.14 Jul 2006James Nixon
Batsmen dominate in DarwinA century to Mohammad Hafeez has left Pakistan A in with a strong chance of forcing a draw against Australia A in the Top End Series.13 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Akhtar out until at least 4th TestShoaib Akhtar's return to the Pakistan squad in England has been ruled out until at least the fourth Test due to a lack of match fitness.13 Jul 2006James Nixon
Tons for Collingwood and CookAlistair Cook and Paul Collingwood both hit hundreds as England moved into the strong position of 309-3 on day 1 at Lord's.13 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
Runs flow, honours evenShane Watson and Brad Haddin continued their attack on the Pakistan A bowlers this afternoon, but Pakistan A showed improvement today.12 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
Honours To Australia AAustralia A rested the initiative from Pakistan A to finish the day 307/5.11 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Tendulkar 50 in vainSachin Tendulkar struck a half century for an International XI against Pakistan at The Oval, but Pakistan still claimed victory.11 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
England slip in Test rankingsEngland's poor Test form since the Ashes has since them slip to third place in the ICC Official Test Championship rankings.11 Jul 2006James Nixon
Naved-ul-Hasan to have surgeryPakistan fast bowler Naved-ul-Hasan is to miss the whole Test series against England to have surgery to sort out his groin injury.10 Jul 2006James Nixon
World Cup 2011 Final's HostingIt has been announced that India will host the final of the 2011 World Cup with Sri Lanka and Pakistan sharing a semi-final each.09 Jul 2006James Nixon
Pakistan A strangle New ZealandPakistan A completed a fairly easy win over New Zealand A, with Pakistani captain Misbah-uh-Haq giving us a glimpse of his skills.09 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
Bell and Cook find formIan Bell and Alistair Cook, two players likely to feature for England on Thursday, both found form as England A drew with Pakistan.09 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Asif out, Sami in doubtMohammad Asif will miss the first Test against England after injuring his elbow in the warmup match against England A.09 Jul 2006James Nixon
England A apply pressureOn the penultimate day of Pakistan's warm up game against England A, the English bowled the tourists out 353 runs short of their score.08 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
England make Pakistanis toilChris Read crafted a high-class century on the second day and put England in the driving seat at 530/9 by stumps.07 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
India A far too goodIndia A cruised to a comfortable 130 run win against Pakistan A in the Top End series, thanks to a Gautam Ghambir century.06 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Naved-ul-Hasan out injuredPakistan fast bowler Naved-ul-Hasan will miss the first Test against England on July 13th after failing to recover from a groin injury.06 Jul 2006James Nixon
Captain Key notches tonThe first day of Pakistan's second match in England began with England A's captain, Robert Key, compiling an unbeaten 128.06 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Pakistan batsmen impress in winPakistan beat Leicestershire in their tour opener, with Shoaib Malik seeing the visitors home with an unbeaten 110.03 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Pakistanis in controlAn excellent 81 by Imran Farhat coupled with a solid 68 from Salman Butt put the Pakistanis in control at stumps on the second day.02 Jul 2006Harry Warwick
Mongia takes on touristsAn unbeaten 129 from Dinesh Mongia and 92 from John Sadler helped Leicestershire to 315/9 declared in their match against Pakistan.01 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Top End Series Kicks OffThe third Top End Series starts today in Darwin, and features A-teams from Australia, India, Pakistan and New Zealand.29 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Pakistan edge out ScotlandPakistan limped to victory over Scotland at Edinburgh today by five wickets, Mohammad Yousuf leading them home.27 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Yousuf passed fit for PakistanMiddle order batsman Mohammad Yousuf has been passed fit to participate in a 2-day practice match ahead of Pakistan's tour of England.19 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Rana unlikely to play EnglandSeamer Rana Naved Ul-Hasan is unlikely to feature in Pakistan's series against England, due to a groin injury.16 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Akhtar still far from comebackShoaib Akhtar is likely to miss the early stages of Pakistan's tour of England, as his ankle injury has failed to heal in time.08 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Pakistan announce touring squadPakistan have named their squad to tour England, and have left out pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar due to injury.08 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Three week rest ahead for AkhtarShoaib Akhtar has been told by a Pakistan board medical commission that he shouldn't bowl for three weeks due to his injury problems.07 Jun 2006James Nixon
Edwards and Collymore hang onCourage under pressure. It is what keeps the sport alive. Fidel Edwards and Corey Collymore survived 3.1 overs to save the fist Test.06 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Injured Jones seeks 2nd opinionFast bowler Simon Jones has flown to Colorado for a surgical consultation on his injured knee. 06 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Akhtar's injury worries continueShoaib Akhtar's ankle injury is continuing to cause him trouble which could force him to miss the first half of Pakistan's tour of England.03 Jun 2006James Nixon
Akhtar injury concernsShoaib Akhtar has given the Pakistan selectors more concern ahead of the tour of England after twisting his ankle during a squad camp.29 May 2006James Nixon
Akhtar in preliminary squadShoaib Akhtar has been included in the 21-man Pakistan preliminary squad to tour England, after undergoing surgery on his knee.18 May 2006Alex Crampton
Akhtar hopeful for England tourShoaib Akhtar will under-go a fitness examination later this month to determine his availability for Pakistan's tour of England.15 May 2006James Nixon
Malik's surgery successfulShoaib Malik's surgery to correct his bowling action has been successful and he is now expected to be fit for Pakistan's tour of Englan03 May 2006James Nixon
Afridi back for TestsShahid Afridi has been persuaded by the Pakistani management to continue playing Tests in the lead-up to the 2007 World Cup.27 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Malik to try and correct actionPakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik is to have a shoulder operation next week to try and help correct his suspect bowling action.21 Apr 2006James Nixon
Dravid and Pathan inspire IndiaIrfan Pathan was back on target with the ball, and his influence helped India level their 2-game series against Pakistan at 1-1.19 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Younis guides Pakistan homeYounis Khan top scored with 71 not out as Pakistan won a low-scoring series opener at Abu Dhabi.18 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Afridi "retires from Tests"Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from Test cricket - in order to concentrate on ODIs ahead of the World Cup12 Apr 2006Neil Pickup
Cricket Web World Cup LaddersIt may be a year away, but the mere anticipation of the ICC World Cup has every international team scrambling and plotting.11 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Pakistan cruise to victoryA solid second innings batting performance ensured that Pakistan finished as comfortable winners against Sri Lanka on the third day.05 Apr 2006Harry Warwick
Jayasuriya bows out with injuryFor his service to Sri Lankan cricket, Sanath Jayasuriya deserved better. His career has ended in injury, however.04 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Wickets tumble on Day 2Sri Lanka collapsed to 73-8 in their second innings, with Mohammad Asif taking 5 wickets after they bowled Pakistan out for 170.04 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Sangakkara and Asif take honoursKumar Sangakkara continued to prove his immeasurable worth to the Sri Lankan side, as his 79 was crucial against Mohammad Asif's 5-for.03 Apr 2006Liam Camps
ICC CT Groups announcedThe groups for the ICC Champions Trophy have been announced by Ehsan Mani in a conference in Goa.02 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Rain - and Malik - resist SLShoaib Malik's maiden Test century - a defiant, unbeaten 148 - was the centrepiece of Pakistani resistance to secured a draw in Colombo30 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Sangakkara special inspires SLSri Lanka consolidated a strong position against Pakistan, and Kumar Sangakkara's innings of 185 was the centrepiece.29 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Sri Lanka gain the advantageThe Sri Lankan batsman took advantage of their bowlers' excellent work in the morning and ended the third day on 242 for two.28 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Pakistan take the advantageOn the first day of play, the second day of the match, Pakistan took control by bowling Sri Lanka out for 185.27 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Weather dominates in ColomboThe first day of the First Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was abandoned without play at the SSC in Colombo following heavy rain26 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
The Last Redemption of UdalEngland levelled their three-Test series against India following a stunning final day's effort with the ball, Shaun Udal taking 4-1422 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Pakistan seal ODI series 2-0Pakistan eased to a four-wicket win in the third and final ODI at Colombo's SSC ground, clinching the series 2-0 as they did so22 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Pakistan graft past Sri LankaRuns were a precious commodity at Colombo, where Pakistan grafted to a 4-wicket win in the second ODI against Sri Lanka.19 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Rain denies Sri LankaSri Lanka restricted Pakistan to only 201-8 from their 50 overs in the first ODI at Colombo, but a downpour prevented any further play.17 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Injury problems for Sri LankaSanath Jayasuriya, Chaminda Vaas and Ruchira Perera have all been forced out of the first ODI against Pakistan through injury.15 Mar 2006James Nixon
Sami/Fernando droppedPakistan's Mohammad Sami and Sri Lanka's Dilhara Fernando have both been dropped for the forthcoming one-day series between the sides.10 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Imran Khan DetainedFormer Pakistan captain and great all-rounder Imran Khan has been stopped from leaving his home by police in Pakistan.04 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Akhtar to see Aussie specialistPakistani pace spearhead Shoaib Akhtar will consult a specialist in Australia regarding a degenerative disease in his left knee.23 Feb 2006Liam Camps
India seal emphatic series winYoung guns - Yuvraj and Dhoni - shared a sparkling 146-run partnership to win the 5th ODI for India, completing a 4-1 series win.19 Feb 2006Sudeep Popat
Anwar scripts amazing turnaroundAnwar Ali took four wickets as Pakistan U19 bowled out India for just 71 and clinched a thrilling, low-scoring final at Colombo's RPS19 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
BCCI says "NO" to Twenty20The BCCI has further strained its relation with as it has stated that it will not participate in a Twenty20 World Championship.19 Feb 2006Liam Camps
India cruise home to take seriesIndia clinched the ODI Series against Pakistan today, with a comfortable five-wicket win.16 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Mohammad Asif finedPakistan's Mohammad Asif has been fined for excessive appealing during the recent third One Day International against India.15 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Afridi ruled out with rib injuryShahid Afridi has been ruled out of the remainder of the Pakistan/India one-day series after aggravating a rib injury.14 Feb 2006James Nixon
Inzamam fined for slow over ratePakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has been fined 10% of his match fee, and the rest of his team 5%, for a slow over rate against India.14 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Yuvraj and Dhoni pull it offChasing 289, Yuvraj, Dhoni and Tendulkar all produced wonderful innings to put India 2-1 up in the series.13 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
India&Pakistan Injuries PersistIndia and Pakistan both have continued injury problems leading up to the third ODI in Lahore.12 Feb 2006James Nixon
India crush Pakistan in 2nd ODIIndia have beaten Pakistan by seven wickets at Rawalpindi in chasing down Pakistan's target of 265 to be 266/3 from 43.1 overs.11 Feb 2006James Nixon
Shoaib and Harbhajan doubtfulBoth India and Pakistan have major injury woes as they enter the second match of the current One Day International series.09 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Dravid fined for slow over rateIndian captain Rahul Dravid has been fined 20% of his match fee for a slow over rate in the first ODI against Pakistan at Peshawar.07 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Powar added to ODI squadAllrounder Ramesh Powar has been added to the Indian One Day International squad as injury cover for Harbhajan Singh.07 Feb 2006Liam Camps
A cracker in PeshawarPakistan clinched the first ODI against India by seven runs on the D/L method - but not before 639 runs had been scored in the match.06 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Under 19 World Cup: Day TwoThere were no shocks in Colombo on day two of the U19 World Cup, with England, India, Pakistan and West Indies all winning06 Feb 2006George Roberts
Jan 2006 - Keeping it TogetherA new year of cricket, and a new year of Cricket Web's Player of the Month awards. Happy Birthday to us, and so on and so forth.02 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
India Crumble as Pakistan WinThe Indian batsmen were devastated by the raw pace of Mohammad Asif and Abdul Razzaq as Pakistan took the series with a 341 run victory01 Feb 2006George Roberts
Pakistan compile huge leadBy batting for all of Day 3, Pakistan have stretched their lead to 518, with Faisal Iqbal scoring a maiden century.31 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan pulling awayPakistan built up a lead of 180 runs on day 2 of the 3rd Test against India, with India dismissed for 238 in their first innings.30 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Wickets tumble at KarachiKamran Akmal made a century on a day during which 14 wickets fell, with Pakistan hitting back after stumbling early on to 39/6.29 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Shoaib Akhtar Passed FitShoaib Akhtar has been passed fit for the third Test against India at Karachi starting tomorrow after getting over his ankle injury.27 Jan 2006James Nixon
Akhtar in Doubt for 3rd TestPakistan's injury problems for the third Test at Karachi have got worse with Shoaib Akhtar in doubt with an ankle injury.26 Jan 2006James Nixon
India and Pakistan still 0-0The final day's play at Faisalabad's Iqbal Stadium ended as a tame draw admist two of the most unlikely new ball pairings of all time25 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Pakistan Crush Indian HopesA whirlwind MS Dhoni innings was cancelled out late in the day by Younis Khan and Kamran Akmal, who put to rest hopes of an Indian win24 Jan 2006George Roberts
Dhoni blasts India to safetyMahendra Dhoni's maiden test hundred guided India past the follow on, in a match that seems destined for a draw.23 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Inzamam/Malik/Rana In DoubtInzamam and Rana Naved are in doubt for the 3rd test due to injury while Shoaib Malik is also in doubt due to his father's ill health.23 Jan 2006James Nixon
Afridi and Inzy do it againShahid Afridi hit a blazing 156, while Inzamam-ul-Haq also struck 119 for a dominant Pakistan on the 2nd day of the 2nd Test.22 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Pakistan set for mammoth totalPakistan seem all set for another huge first innings score, as four batsmen hit half-centuries on Day 1 of the 2nd Test against India.21 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Shabbir's 12 Month Ban StandsShabbir Ahmed's 12 month ban for an illegal bowling action will stand following analysis by a bowling review group in Dubai.21 Jan 2006James Nixon
Elements enough to save historyA combination of rain, bad light and ill-advised shot selection from Virender Sehwag ended India's record bids on day five at Lahore17 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Records Tumble to Sehwag/DravidIndian openers Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid took their stand to an unbeaten 403 on the fourth day of the First Test at Lahore16 Jan 2006George Roberts
Sehwag shines on rainy dayJust 15 overs were possible on Day Three at Lahore but in the time possible, India advanced to 145-0.15 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Run-fest at LahoreMohammad Yousuf, Shahid Afridi and Kamral Akmal scored cracking centuries, as Pakistan piled on the runs against India on Day 2.14 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Younis and Yousuf flay IndiaYounis Khan's magnificent unbeaten 147 put Pakistan in a strong position on the first day of their series against India.13 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Draw at LahoreFaisal Iqbal impressed for Pakistan A with 87 against the touring Indians, as the match predictably ended in a draw.09 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan in 2005Pakistan made giant steps in 2005, as did Inzamam-ul-Haq, the captain, with the Asian nation now emerging as a major world force.09 Jan 2006George Roberts
Pakistan 1st Test squad namedOn the back of a century for Pakistan 'A' against the Indians, Imran Farhat has been recalled to the Pakistan senior team.09 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Batting Practice in LahoreIndians Yuvraj Singh and VVS Laxman and Pakistan A's Hasan Raza and Imran Farhat all made fifty-plus in a bat-dominated day in Lahore08 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Sound start for IndiaThe Indian top order flourished in the only practice match before the first Test against Pakistan.07 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Pakistan make changes for IndiaPakistan have made a few changes to their test squad for the upcoming test series against India in Pakistan later this month.03 Jan 2006James Nixon
Razzaq doubt for Test SeriesAbdul Razzaq may miss the start of Pakistan's series against India, after being admitted to hospital in Karachi.28 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Pakistan Board Appeal Ahmed BanThe Pakistan Cricket Board have launched an appeal against Shabbir Ahmed's one year ban for an illegal bowling action.26 Dec 2005James Nixon
Ganguly recalled for Pak tourFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been named in the 16-man Test squad that will be touring Pakistan next month.24 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Eng v Pak - Bring on IndiaCricket Web looks at the recent ODI series between Pakistan and England, one for the hosts to build upon but for the tourists to forget24 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Anderson Stars in England WinEngland rounded off their forgettable tour in Pakistan with a consolation win, as James Anderson caused the home batting to implode21 Dec 2005George Roberts
Inzamam, Akhtar, Sami RestedInzamam-ul-Haq, Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Sami are being rested for the fifth ODI against England starting later today. 20 Dec 2005James Nixon
England go 3-1 downEngland went 3-1 down in the ODI series today after their wobbly batting lineup collapsed thanks to some superb Pakistani bowling.19 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
Shabbir Ahmed Banned for 1 YearPakistan bowler Shabbir Ahmed has been banned for one year after being found to have bowled illegally twice within a two year period.19 Dec 2005James Nixon
Eng. drown under Karachi floodEnglish cricket has a long and colourful history. Today's entry in the history books was one of black and blue beneath Pakistani green.15 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Pietersen's tour overEngland batsman Kevin Pietersen's tour of Pakistan is over, he will miss the last 3 games with a rib injury.13 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Pakistan square seriesA century from Kamral Akmal and 5 wickets for Shoaib Akhtar went a long way towards Pakistan levelling the series today.12 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
England take openerLooking to put the test series behind them, England won today's opening ODI by 42 runs.10 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
November 2005: Aloo, Aloo...It had to happen at some point. England's streak of six consecutive series wins came to its conclusion in the sultry climes of Lahore10 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Pakistan A edge homeEngland lost to Pakistan A by one wicket today as their horrific overseas one day form continued.07 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
Success: A Pakistani EvaluationA new look Pakistan has clinically beaten a tired England side, but what does the future hold for Inzamam and the rest of the team?04 Dec 2005George Roberts
Lacklustre England capitulateEngland's hopes of saving the Third Test against Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore evaporated on the final afternoon03 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Razzaq back in ODI squadPakistan have named their ODI squad for the forthcoming series with England, recalling allrounder Abdul Razzaq.03 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
England face uphill struggleEngland's batsman face an uphill struggle to avoid defeat tomorrow, but Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood gave them hope.02 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Pakistan put game out of reachMohammad Yousuf and Kamran Akmal both scored centuries as England were effectively put out of the test match on day 3 at Lahore.01 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
Yousuf makes England payMohammad Yousuf gave England cause to regret missing him in the slips with an unbeaten 84 at Lahore on a day that saw Inzamam injured.30 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
England self destructEngland threw away their chance to dominate the third test with a spate of soft dismissals which left them struggling on Day 129 Nov 2005David Lewis
Younis Khan misses Final TestYounis Khan will miss the final test against England starting tomorrow following the death of his brother in Ukraine over the weekend.27 Nov 2005James Nixon
Ian Blackwell To Replace GilesAshley Giles will return home following the Test series to undergo surgery, with Somerset captain Ian Blackwell joining the tour party26 Nov 2005Richard Twyman
England rearguard defies InzamamInzamam-ul-Haq recorded his 24th Test century, but England fought back from 20/4 to save the Second Test at Faisalabad's Iqbal Stadium24 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
Pakistan recall AsifPakistan have recalled fast bowler Mohammad Asif for the final test against England at Lahore.24 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Flintoff puts England on topEngland got their noses in front of Pakistan on Day 4, thanks to some useful tail-end batting and 3 wickets for Andrew Flintoff.23 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
England fight backEngland fought their way back into the second test today after Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen made terrific centuries.22 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Pakistan in total controlAfter another blistering performance from their batsmen, Pakistan's bowlers have left England struggling to save the second test21 Nov 2005David Lewis
Afridi handed pitch antics banPakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been hit by a one-Test and two-ODI suspension following his actions during the Second Test21 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
Inzy, Afridi wow FaisalabadThe steadying influence of Inzamam was a perfect foil to the mercurial Afridi as Pakistan took England apart on Day 1 at Faisalabad.20 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
Malik and Ahmed reportedPakistan bowling duo Shoaib Malik and Shabbir Ahmed have had their bowling actions reported to the ICC.17 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Pakistan storm back at MultanDanish Kaneria struck the decisive blows at Multan as Pakistan completed an astonishing comeback in the First Test against England16 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
Pakistan in with a shoutA pulsating day's play that saw a Salman Butt hundred and four wickets for Andrew Flintoff ended with England needing 174 more to win.15 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
Vaughan's condition improvesMichael Vaughan's knee condition has improved, boosting his chance of recovery for the second test versus Pakistan.14 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Pakistan fight back in 1st testImpressive bowling by Shabbir Ahmed and a brave assault by Pakistan's batsmen have left the match evenly poised at the end of Day 3.14 Nov 2005David Lewis
England take controlEngland took the game further away from Pakistan on Day 2, largely thanks to a magnificent hundred by Marcus Trescothick.13 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Advantage England on Day 1Two wickets by Steve Harmison in the first over after tea put England in a strong position in the first test match against Pakistan.12 Nov 2005Eddie Sanders
England lose to Pakistan AEngland lost to a buoyant Pakistan A at Bagh-e-Jinnah by six wickets just before tea on the third day, with very few positives.08 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Vaughan doubtful for first TestEngland captain Michael Vaughan is a doubtful starter for the first Test against Pakistan, after he injured his knee.07 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Vaughan blow mars England's dayA knee injury to captain Michael Vaughan overshadowed an improved English batting performance on the second day against Pakistan A07 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
England's batsmen fail againEngland's batsmen collapsed again against Pakistan A, but Matthew Hoggard spared some of their blushes with 4-39.06 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
England in PakistanWith England & Pakistan about to lock horns once again, CW takes a trip down memory lane and remembers some very bad behaviour indeed.04 Nov 2005David Lewis
England grab shock winRookie seamer Liam Plunkett returned match figures of 7 for 57 as he and Ashley Giles combined to save England's blushes at Rawalpindi.02 Nov 2005Neil Pickup
England collapse on day 2On the second day of their warm up match against the Patron's XI England collapsed to 39-6 after bowling the home side out for 211.01 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Strauss may miss final TestAndrew Strauss is likely to miss the final Test against Pakistan, to return home and be with his wife Ruth, who is expecting a baby.31 Oct 2005Sudeep Popat
Trescothick ton saves EnglandMarcus Trescothick stood firm to defy collapse at the top of the English order after the first day against a Patron's XI in Rawalpindi31 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Mushtaq recalled to Pakistan 16Legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed has been recalled to the Pakistan senior team after a two-year absence.28 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Razzaq likely to miss First TestPakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq looks likely to miss the First test against England with an elbow injury.27 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
Pakistan the next big testTowards the end of this month England will be jetting out to take on Pakistan on their home patch for the first time in five years.13 Oct 2005Eddie Sanders
Possible venue change for EngThe venue for the opening tour match of England's tour to Pakistan could be switched due to the recent earthquake in the area.12 Oct 2005Richard Twyman
Plunkett promoted to Test squadUncapped seam-bowling prospect, Liam Plunkett has been called to the England Test squad for the upcoming tour of Pakistan.11 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Tremlett given a week's graceEngland understudy, Chris Tremlett has been given a further week to prove his fitness in preparation to tour Pakistan next month.11 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Shabbir called legalPakistani seamer Shabbir Ahmed has been cleared by the ICC to resume his International bowling career.01 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Inzamam to play Super SeriesInzamam-ul-Haq has agreed to play in the Super Series after a misunderstanding between the ICC and the Pakistan Cricket Board.27 Sep 2005James Nixon
Inzi says "No" to World XIInzamam-ul-Haq has declined his selection to the World Test XI which will play Australia in the upcoming Super Series.26 Sep 2005Liam Camps
Freddie among ICC award nomineesThe ICC has announced the nominations for its four major awards, with the winners to be announced on October 11th in Sydney.15 Sep 2005Liam Camps
Australia continue to dominateAustralia continues to lead the pack as the LG ICC ODI Championship table, after the rankings underwent their annual update.29 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
ECB & PCB confirm tour datesThe England and Wales Cricket Board have received the confirmed itinerary for the tour of Pakistan this winter from the PCB.28 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
PCB reject venue changeThe English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has had its latest request for a venue change rejected by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).27 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
World Cup 07 Schedule AnnouncedThe schedule for 2007 World Cup in the West Indies has been announced with the West Indies kicking off the competition in Jamaica19 Jul 2005James Nixon
World Cup 2007 Groups ConfirmedThe International Cricket Council have confirmed the groups for the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.14 Jul 2005James Nixon
Nottinghamshire sign YounisNottinghamshire have signed Pakistan vice-captain Younis Khan as a replacement for Stephen Fleming.06 Jul 2005Sudeep Popat
ICC names Super Series squadsIt is set to be a true cricketing spectacle, and now there are names to further whet the appetite of the masses.02 Jul 2005Liam Camps
Champions Trophy Format ChangedThe ICC have announced that the format of the next Champions League Trophy competition is to change to ensure fewer one-sided matches.30 Jun 2005James Nixon
Pakistan Seamers off to IndiaThe Pakistan Cricket Board have announced that three young up and upcoming seamers are to head to India to train with Dennis Lillee.23 Jun 2005James Nixon
Pak to play 4 Tests in EngPakistan tour England for four Tests and a triangular one-day series, also involving Sri Lanka, between May and July next year.18 Jun 2005Sriram G
Spinners lead MCC to victoryAfter setting an imposing target, the spin of the MCC has helped defeat the International XI by 112 runs at Lords.14 Jun 2005Andrew Marmont
Pak players' contracts renewedAll seventeen Pakistani contracted players have had their contracts extended by the Pakistan Cricket Board by a year.11 Jun 2005Sriram G
Pakistan coast to victoryThe touring Pakistanis have completed a comprehensive victory over the West Indies to level the two-match series 1 - 1.08 Jun 2005Alex Feeney
Pakistan on track to draw seriesPakistan will almost certainly level the two-Test series against the West Indies tomorrow, after the hosts capitulated chasing 280.07 Jun 2005Adam Collins
Windies sit pretty on Lara's tonBrian Lara scored his 30th Test century, as West Indies look to go past Pakistan's first innings score of 374 all out.05 Jun 2005Sudeep Popat
Younis Khan buoys PakistanYounis Khan hit his ninth Test century to lead Pakistan's batting effort on day one of the Second Test at Sabina Park.04 Jun 2005Adam Collins
West Indies Secure 276 Run WinThe West Indies have beaten Pakistan by 276 runs in the first test at Bridgetown, Barbados.30 May 2005James Nixon
Shabbir's Action ReportedShabbir Ahmed's bowling action has been reported following the conclusion of the first test between the West Indies and Pakistan.30 May 2005James Nixon
Fazal Mahmood passes away at 78One of Pakistan's greatest cricketers, Fazal Mahmood, has passed away at his home in Lahore, at the age of 78, from a heart attack.30 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Youhana doubtful for second TestYousuf Youhana is almost guaranteed to miss the second Test against West Indies, as he has flown back home to attend to his ill father.29 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Edwards blitzes PakistanA five-wicket haul from West Indies paceman Fidel Edwards has put the home side firmly in control of the First Test against Pakistan.28 May 2005Adam Collins
Lara ton lifts WindiesBrian Lara scored his 29th century to lift West Indies to 345, on the first day of the first Test against Pakistan at Barbados.27 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan clinch seriesPakistan has claimed an unassailable 2 - 0 ODI series lead after defeating the WI by 40 runs, reducing them to their 7th straight loss.22 May 2005Alex Feeney
Pakistan complete ODI whitewashHalf-centuries from Shahid Afridi, Bazid Khan and Yousuf Youhana set Pakistan on their way to a third ODI win despite Chris Gayle's 12422 May 2005Neil Pickup
ICC Propose ODI Rule ChangesThe ICC are proposing radical changes to one-day internationals in recommendations made at a recent conference held in Dubai.20 May 2005James Nixon
Lara rested for ODIsBrian Lara has been rested for the upcoming three-match one-day series versus Pakistan.18 May 2005Alex Feeney
Afridi rampages in Pakistan winShahid Afridi scored a century, and followed it up with a 4-wicket haul to take Pakistan to 248-run win in their warm-up match.16 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Malik cleared to resume bowlingShoaib Malik has been cleared of a suspect action by a South African institute that performed tests on him, on insistence of the PCB.12 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Rest of the World SquadsThe Rest of the World squads for a three-match ODI series and one six-day Super Test against Australia have been announced.09 May 2005James Nixon
India to tour Pakistan in Jan'06The PCB has confirmed that India will be touring the country for the second time in three years, for a three-Test and five-ODI series.07 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Full Tsunami Match Line UpsThe teams for the MCC v International XI match on 14th June at Lord's have been announced in aid of the tsunami appeal.04 May 2005Richard Twyman
Moin Khan Dropped From SquadVeteran wicket-keeper, Moin Khan has been discarded from the final 17 man Pakistan squad to tour the West Indies.02 May 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Malik banned for one TestShoaib Malik has been banned for one Test, and fined 75% of his match fees from two ODIs, for throwing away a domestic Twenty20 match.02 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Sami robbed at gunpointMohammad Sami has been robbed of approximately Rs. 1.5 million (USD 25,300) when his home in Karachi was burgled.01 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Moin Khan Returns for WI TourMoin Khan has made it back into the Pakistan ODI squad for the Windies tour after some good performances in domestic cricket recently.30 Apr 2005James Nixon
Malik controversy deepensPakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik may yet face an international ban, after deliberately conceding a domestic Twenty20 match.30 Apr 2005Adam Collins
Eng vs Pak: Itinerary AnnouncedThe ECB have released the preliminary itinerary for the 2005 winter tour to Pakistan.30 Apr 2005Richard Twyman
Sami in doubt for WI tourLeading Pakistani paceman Mohammad Sami could miss the tour of the West Indies in May after a cyst was surgically removed from his heel27 Apr 2005Alex Feeney
Akhtar pushes toward comebackPakistani pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has helped the possibility of an international comeback for the tour of West Indies.27 Apr 2005Liam Camps
Malik advised to go under knifeExperts have suggested that Shoaib Malik, 23, undergo elbow surgery that he be able to resume his international bowling career.27 Apr 2005Liam Camps
Brian Lara Number 1 Test PlayerBrian Lara has returned to the top of the international test rankings following his good knocks in the current test series against SAF.26 Apr 2005James Nixon
Lara & Tendulkar Named CaptainsBrian Lara (West Indies) and Sachin Tendulkar (India) have been named as the two captains for the tsunami appeal match at Lords26 Apr 2005Richard Twyman
Inzy retains Pakistan captaincyInzamam-ul-Haq, on the back of a successful Pakistan tour of India, has retained the captaincy of the national side for another year.25 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan Clinch Series VictoryAn inspiring Pakistan performance helped them come back from a two game deficit to clinch a series victory against arch rivals India.17 Apr 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Awesome Afridi Demolishes IndiaBreathtaking batting by explosive Pakistani batsman, Shahid Afridi blew India away and gave Pakistan a massive advantage at Kanpur.15 Apr 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Ganguly banned for six gamesIndia's Sourav Ganguly has been banned for six games by the ICC, due to an unacceptable over rate in the most recent ODI vs. Pakistan.12 Apr 2005Liam Camps
India's batting order at Motera?There are quite a few questions being asked about almost all the batsmen in this celebrated batting lineup...11 Apr 2005Swaranjeet Singh
Awesome Pakistan Strike BackAn awesome display of batting by Salman Butt and then a superb spell of bowling by Rana Naved helped Pakistan crush India by 106 runs.09 Apr 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Dhoni stuns PakistanIndia's newest wicket-keeper Mahendra Dhoni struck an emphatic 148, to help the hosts to a 2-0 lead in the ODI series against Pakistan.05 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
England Players Hit FormWith the English County season just days away the teams were pulling on the whites again for a round of pre-season matches.05 Apr 2005Richard Twyman
Mar 2005: Younis and VirenderAnother month passes, and already this year has run a quarter of its course. A month dominated by two men batting on the subcontinent.02 Apr 2005Neil Pickup
Sehwag, Sachin star in KochiVirender Sehwag scored a century, while Sachin Tendulkar picked up a 5-fer, to lead India to a comprehensive win against Pakistan.02 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Shoaib returns to actionShoaib Akhtar will return to action for the first time in months, as he plays for the PCB XI in the first Twenty20 match in Asia.31 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan clinch 3rd TestPakistan defeated India by 168 runs on the final day of the Bangalore Test, to tie the three-Test series 1-1.28 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Explosive Pakistan Set ThrillerExplosive batting by Pakistan ensured a thriller awaited cricket fans ahead of the fifth day's play in the last test of the series.27 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Younis double puts Pak on topYounis Khan made a career-best 267, as Pakistan took charge on Day 2 of the final Test against India, putting 570 on the board.26 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Sehwag dominates, but Ind trailsVirender Sehwag made a typical 201, but a late spur of wickets left India still 191 runs behind on Pakistan's first innings score.26 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Shoaib left out of ODI squadShoaib Akhtar, who is recovering from a hamstring injury, has been left out of Pakistan's squad for the six-ODI series in India.25 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Inzamam makes Bangalore historyUnder a sultry sky at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium at Bangalore, Pakistan transformed a double early morning setback into glorious success24 Mar 2005Neil Pickup
Lords' Tsumani MatchA Tsumami relief match between an MCC XI and an International XI has been organized for June 14th to be played at Lords'.22 Mar 2005James Nixon
Rahul Dravid Rated No 1 in TestsRahul Dravid has moved ahead of Jacques Kallis into first place in the ICC Test Player Ratings.22 Mar 2005James Nixon
Kumble spins India to victoryAnil Kumble completed a 10-wicket haul for the match, by picking up 7-63 in the Pakistani second innings, to take India to a 195-run victory.20 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Dravid's Class Sets Up IndiaRahul Dravid registered his 20th test century after scoring one in the previous innings. His fine knock helped India gain the advantage19 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Pakistan stay in touch at EdenSachin Tendulkar fell to a umpiring error from Steve Bucknor in the dying overs of the day as Pakistan kept their victory chances alive18 Mar 2005Neil Pickup
India Off To Positive StartStar batsmen, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar all continued their brilliant form as the trio put India in command.17 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Akmal and Razzaq Salvage DrawAn inspired batting effort by wicket keeper/batsman Kamran Akmal and all rounder Abdul Razzaq saved Pakistan from facing certain defeat12 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
India on verge of winPakistan lead by only 53 runs with four second innings wicket in hand at close on the penultimate day of the first Test at Mohali.11 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
India well on top in MohaliVirender Sehwag's ninth Test century was the cornerstone as India's batting impressed, whilst Pakistan's bowling didn't, on Day Three.10 Mar 2005Neil Pickup
Sehwag shines on a gloomy dayVirendar Sehwag struck a typical 95* on the rain-affected Day 2 of the first Test against Pakistan at Mohali, to take India to comfort.09 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Kamal rescues PakistanAsim Kamal, with an adroit 91, rescued Pakistan on Day 1 of the first Test against India, as L Balaji picked up a five-wicket haul.08 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan denied match practiceOnly 11.4 overs were possible on the final day of Pakistan's only warm-up match ahead of the first Test, which ended in a tame draw.05 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Bad light frustrates PakistanOnce again a full day's play wasn't possible, as Pakistan were left without match practice, apart from Razzaq scoring a typical 63.04 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan batting strugglesPakistan's middle-order faltered after a promising start, on the opening day of their only warm-up match before the first Test.03 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
World XI v Asian XI - 2nd ODIThe second Tsunami ODI between a World XI and an Asian XI has been cancelled due to weather conditions in the venue Calcutta.28 Feb 2005James Nixon
Yuvraj returns for IndiaYuvraj Singh has been re-called to the Indian Test squad for the first Test against Pakistan, to be played at Mohali.26 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan fail in Waqar coach bidThe PCB has failed to secure the services of former pace-man Waqar Younis, as the bowling coach, for the forthcoming tour of India.25 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Indian TV Rights Fiasco ResolvedIndia's national free to air broadcaster, Prasar Bharti has secured the television rights and will telecast Pakistan's tour to India.24 Feb 2005Sangrah Bhatia
TV Rights Fiasco Yet To Be FixedThe slim chance of the Pakistan tour to India being cancelled due to the fiasco regarding TV rights still remains a small possibility.22 Feb 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Waqar may extend coaching roleEx-bowling legend Waqar Younis has stated that he would be interested in performing the role of bowling coach on a long term basis.22 Feb 2005Alex Feeney
Pak tour itinerary finalisedBCCI has announced the finalised itinerary for Pakistan's tour of India.20 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Shoaib ruled out of India seriesShoaib Akhtar has been ruled out of the forthcoming three-Test series in India, after failing to recover from a hamstring injury. 18 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Ind-Pak venues decidedThe venues for the Test and ODI series between India and Pakistan have been fixed, as the second Test has been shifted from Ahmedabad.18 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan Head To The FinalThe West Indies tumbled out of the VB Series when they lost to Pakistan by 30 runs, failing to chase 308 runs needed for victory.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Vb Final: Australia Go One UpA timely return to form from Andrew Symonds has helped Australia secure a tense 18-run victory over Pakistan in the first VB Series.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Australia Win Vb FinalPakistan slumped to defeat by 31 runs at the prowess Australia in the 2nd VB Final game.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Ind V Pak: Ahmedabad Is A NoPakistan Cricket Board, have officially objected to Ahmedabad as the venue for the second Test scheduled for March 12.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
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