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Cummins out of 2nd West Indies Test, Smith to captain Australia

AFP in Adelaide | 07 December, 2022

Scott Boland will replace the pace spearhead, who has been nursing a mild thigh problem and did not bowl on the last two days of the opening Test in Perth that Australia won by 164 runs

Battered Pakistan seek livelier pitch in 2nd Test against England

AFP in Multan | 07 December, 2022

Multan, however, despite not hosting a Test match for 16 years, could provide more spin if recent domestic matches are anything to go by

Records tumble in first Pakistan-England Test

AFP in Rawalpindi | 06 December, 2022

The first Test between England and Pakistan will not only be remembered for the visitors' daring 74-run victory, but also for the number of records set

Mehidy powers Bangladesh to thrilling ODI win over India

AFP in Dhaka | 05 December, 2022

Chasing 187 for victory, the hosts fell to 136-9 before Mehidy and Mustafizur Rahman put together a 51 run partnership

England beat Pakistan in first Test at Rawalpindi

AFP in Rawalpindi | 05 December, 2022

Anderson took 4-36 and Robinson 4-50 on a placid Rawalpindi Stadium pitch to dismiss Pakistan for 268

Lyon takes six as Australia win 1st Test against West Indies

AFP in Perth | 04 December, 2022

Lyon ended with 6-128, in the process surpassing India's Ravichandran Ashwin to become the eighth-highest wicket-taker in Test history with 446

Labuschagne joins rare company with double and single century in same Test

AFP in Perth | 03 December, 2022

The masterful number three was not out 104 when Australia declared its second innings at lunch on day four and set the West Indies 498 to win the first Test in Perth

Ponting back at work 'shiny and new' after health scare at Perth Test

AFP in Perth | 03 December, 2022

The 47-year-old Australian suffered the scare on Friday around lunchtime and did not return to commentate on the last two sessions of the match in Perth

England sense lead despite three Pakistan centurions in first Test

AFP in Rawalpindi | 03 December, 2022

On a see-saw day, Pakistan were lifted by centuries from skipper Babar Azam (136), and openers Imam-ul-Haq (121) and Abdullah Shafique (114)

Shafique and Haq give Pakistan solid start after England's 657

AFP in Rawalpindi | 02 December, 2022

At close on day two, Imam-ul-Haq (90) and Abdullah Shafique (89) were approaching hundreds when umpires called stumps with 17 overs remaining