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Sri Lanka appoint Mickey Arthur as head coach: source

South African Mickey Arthur has been named Sri Lanka's head coach, replacing Chandika Hathurusingha, who was stripped of his coaching responsibilities following a disappointing...

Boys to men: Pakistan look to learn from Australia drubbing

Bringing two uncapped teenage pace bowlers to Australia, a nation unconquered by the greatest of Pakistan sides, was never going to end well for...

Pakistan’s Yasir hits maiden Test century

Yasir Shah scored a fighting maiden Test century on Sunday as Pakistan battled back against Australia in the day-night second Test in Adelaide. Best-known as...

Australia sniff victory over Pakistan after late strikes

Australia edged toward a dominant victory and a series whitewash on Sunday after leaving Pakistan wobbling at 39 for three in their second innings...

Smith to be more disciplined against Pakistan’s Yasir

Australia batsman Steve Smith says he is determined not to be dismissed again by Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah when the teams meet in the...

Babar Azam reaches century as Pakistan continue to fight

Pakistan's Babar Azam scored his second Test century as his side continued to fight hard to save the first Test against Australia at the...

Pakistan see off Australian quicks in Brisbane

Captain Azhar Ali led the way as Pakistan saw off the much-vaunted Australian attack to reach lunch at 57 without loss on the opening...

Pakistan consider debut for 16-year-old whose mother just died

He is only 16 and reeling from his mother's death last week, but Pakistan believe express bowling sensation Naseem Shah can be a match-winner...

Cricket umpiring ‘extremely challenging’ in high-tech era, says Taufel

Umpiring cricket matches has become increasingly difficult because of the technology now monitoring play, according to former top match official Simon Taufel. With dozens of...

Pakistan to host home tests for first time in decade

Pakistan will play a test match on home soil for the first time in more than 10 years when Sri Lanka tour the country...