Michael Holding has criticised England’s decision to stop taking a knee before matches and for making “lame” excuses in defending the stance.
Flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed 15 people and damaged scores of houses in Pakistan’s scenic northwestern Swat Valley, a spokesman said.
Pakistan ended their tour of England with a win as the Twenty20 international series finished level at 1-1 despite the best efforts of Moeen Ali, who returned to form in spectacular fashion at Emirates Old Trafford.
England have been set 191 to seal a sixth Twenty20 international series victory in a row after fifties from teenage Pakistan debutant Haider Ali and veteran Mohammad Hafeez at Emirates Old Trafford.
Eoin Morgan says he feels as comfortable at the crease as he ever has done after starring in England’s five-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second Twenty20 international at Emirates Old Trafford.
Eoin Morgan took centre stage as live cricket returned to terrestrial television, the England captain clubbing 66 off 33 balls to help his side to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the second T20 international.
Tom Banton demonstrated his full range of power and innovation in a sparkling 71 off 42 balls but the inclement weather had the final say as England’s first Twenty20 international against Pakistan was abandoned.
Virgin Atlantic will launch new routes serving Pakistan in December.
England and Pakistan are to meet in an eagerly-anticipated three-match T20 series over the space of five days.
England play Pakistan in a three-match T20 series over the next week with much of the focus on respective captains Eoin Morgan and Babar Azam.
James Anderson’s history-making, record-breaking career reached a new peak as he became just the fourth bowler, and first ever paceman, to take 600 Test wickets on the final day of England’s series against Pakistan.
James Anderson has become the first pace bowler in history to reach 600 Test wickets, removing Pakistan captain Azhar Ali on the final evening of the third Test.
Three days of monsoon rain has killed at least 90 people and damaged 1,000 homes across Pakistan, the country’s national disaster management agency has said.
James Anderson’s pursuit of a 600th Test wicket and England’s hopes of pushing for victory on the final day of the third Test against Pakistan got off to a frustrating start as heavy rain delayed play at the Ageas Bowl.
James Anderson will resume his hunt for a 600th Test wicket as England look to dodge the rain and push for victory on the final day of their series against Pakistan.
Head coach Chris Silverwood is crossing his fingers that James Anderson can end England’s Test summer on a high by claiming a historic 600th wicket and leading the team to victory over Pakistan.
James Anderson moved to 599 Test wickets on the penultimate day of England’s decider against Pakistan, denied the opportunity to reach the magical 600 mark by a dropped catch and more bad weather.
England’s Dom Bess believes a common sense compromise must be found for bad light after admitting to concerns about player safety during a gloomy final session against Pakistan.
James Anderson moved to 598 Test scalps with a five-wicket haul before bad light halted his march towards 600 and England’s push for victory on day three of the series-decider against Pakistan.
James Anderson moved to 598 Test wickets with a five-wicket haul before bad light halted his march towards 600 and England’s push for victory on day three of the series-decider against Pakistan.
James Anderson moved to 597 career scalps on day three of England’s series deciding third Test against Pakistan, who had captain Azhar Ali to thank for a defiant half-century.
James Anderson moved to 597 career scalps with a fourth wicket of the innings on a rain-affected third morning of England’s series decider against Pakistan.
Jos Buttler shared a colossal stand of 359 with Zak Crawley then predicted England’s newest double centurion was in the early stages of “a very special career”.
Zak Crawley produced a career-changing knock of 267 and Jos Buttler added 152 as the pair shared a record-breaking stand that all but guaranteed England a series win over Pakistan.
Zak Crawley produced a career-changing knock of 267 as he led fellow centurion Jos Buttler in a record-breaking partnership worth 359 in the third Test against Pakistan.
Jos Buttler ended a two-year wait for his second Test century as the huge fifth-wicket stand between him and Zak Crawley powered England to 373 for four on day two against Pakistan.
Zak Crawley will look to push on towards 200 after fulfilling his dreams of becoming a Test centurion in the third Test against Pakistan, with Jos Buttler closing in on a three-figure score of his own.
Zak Crawley was struck by an “unbelievable feeling of elation” the moment his dreams of becoming an England centurion came true on the opening day of the third Test against Pakistan.
Zak Crawley produced a magnificent maiden international century then drove on to 171 not out to dominate the first day of England’s series deciding third Test against Pakistan.
Captain Joe Root has told his England side to “throw everything” at Pakistan in the final Test of the summer, with a reminder that there are no guarantees over when they might next get the opportunity.