Pakistan

5:44 AM ET Test cricket might just return to Pakistan later this year. Sri Lanka could be open to playing at least one Test in the country, after a security delegation visited Lahore and Karachi, and gave SLC “very positive feedback”. If everything goes to plan, Pakistan could host its first Test match since the
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6:36 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mohammad Amir has announced his retirement from Test cricket. The left-arm quick, 27, has however said he will continue playing white-ball cricket for Pakistan. “It has been an honour to represent Pakistan in the pinnacle and traditional format of the game,” Amir said in a statement. “I, however, have decided
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5:44 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has signed with St Kitts and Nevis Patriots for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League. Hafeez will replace South Africa batsman Rassie van der Dussen, who will be unavailable due to international commitments, with South Africa set to tour India in September-October. This will be Hafeez’s second
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6:11 AM ET Ten years of planning to get an ICC-accredited biomechanics facility built in Pakistan has finally translated into tangible results, with the facility set up at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) securing ICC accreditation. That makes it the sixth lab in the world to be ICC-accredited, joining those in Brisbane, Chennai,
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8:49 AM ET The ICC has appointed Ehsan Mani, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, as the head of one of its most powerful committees – Finance & Commercial Affairs. Mani’s appointment brings to an end a 10-year stranglehold that the Indian, English and Australian cricket boards had over the F&CA, which is responsible for
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2:36 PM ET Mohammad Isam at Lord’s Mashrafe Mortaza, the Bangladesh captain, underlined their poor bowling in the first 20 overs and fielding as the main reason for their World Cup exit. Statistically, Bangladesh were the worst bowling side in that phase of the tournament. In addition, they also dropped eight catches. A reason for
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10:16 AM ET Mohammad Isam at Lord’s Dead rubber? What dead rubber? That’s the question Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes and Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed seem to be asking on the eve of their final World Cup group game at Lord’s Net run-rate keeps Pakistan interested but if Bangladesh decide to bat first, their exit from
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