Pakistan

8:43 AM ET Umar Farooq in Lahore With five months left to the women’s T20 World Cup, Pakistan’s head coach Mark Coles has resigned citing family commitments. The PCB has handed temporary control of the team to Iqbal Imam, the team’s batting coach, and his first assignment will be the home series against Bangladesh starting
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2:11 AM ET Danyal Rasool Less than 15 months ago, Danushka Gunathilaka found himself banned from all forms of cricket, further action pending following the results of a Sri Lankan police inquiry. He had been suspended for breaching curfew during the middle of a Test, but far more gravely, the offence was linked to an
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7:30 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Two new teams – Qalandars and Bangla Tigers – will take part in this year’s T10 League in Abu Dhabi. The latest team, Qalandars, was unveiled on Sunday, with Shahid Afridi signing on as the franchise’s icon player. Qalandars have close links with their Pakistan Super League (PSL) namesake Lahore
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12:52 PM ET Umar Farooq in Lahore When Waqar Younis twice served as the Pakistan head coach in the past – 2010 to 2011 and 2014 to 2016 – Misbah-ul-Haq was the Test captain on both occasions. Three-and-a-half years since his last stint with the team, Waqar has returned to the support staff set-up as
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7:30 AM ET Sri Lanka’s tour of Pakistan will go ahead after SLC confirmed that the Pakistan government had “reaffirmed” its desire to provide the Sri Lanka team with the same level of security afforded to visiting heads of state. “The Pakistan High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, on behalf of the Pakistan Government, has reaffirmed
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