Misbah, Pakistan coaching staff, earn stay of execution, committee to meet again following SA tour

News The committee expressed disappointment with recent results, but admitted that the Covid-19 pandemic had created a challenge Misbah ul Haq, alongside Pakistan’s coaching staff, has earned a stay of execution, with the Pakistan cricket committee opting against making any changes following the disappointing tour of New Zealand, resolving instead to meet again after the … Read more

ICC rankings – Steven Smith replaces Virat Kohli as No. 2 Test batsman, Kane Williamson solid at the top

News Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Marnus Labuschagne and Kyle Jamieson moved up the tables Kane Williamson, who hit 238 in the Christchurch Test, consolidated his position at the top of the ICC rankings for Test batsmen by reaching 919 rating points – the highest ever by a New Zealand player. There was a switch just … Read more

Misbah-ul-Haq claims Mohammad Amir ‘made up’ circumstances of Pakistan retirement

News Head coach insists Amir’s omission for Zimbabwe, New Zealand series was a unanimous, performance-related decision Misbah-ul-Haq has suggested that Mohammad Amir “made up” the circumstances surrounding his retirement from international cricket. Amir said that “enough is enough” in December, citing “mental torture” in his decision to quit international cricket, but Misbah said on Monday … Read more

PCB’s cricket committee pulls up Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis for review | Cricket

Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis have both been under scrutiny for the team’s poor results lately © AFP The PCB’s cricket committee will meet on Tuesday to review Pakistan’s 2020-21 season, including the team’s performance in the recent series against New Zealand. Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling Waqar Younis will … Read more

Live updates: The PSL 2021 draft

Welcome to ESPNcricinfo’s live coverage of the PSL 2021 draft. From Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo to Rashid Khan and Chris Lynn, there are some big names up for grabs today. Buckle up! (If the blog doesn’t load for you, please refresh your page.) Danyal Rasool is a sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo. @Danny61000