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A dull end to the Test series

In the end, rain had the final say to the outcome of the much-anticipated Test series between England and Pakistan. The thrilling encounter in the first Test promised a lot, but since then Pakistan started to lose their momentum...

Rain forces a draw

The second Test between Pakistan and England met a dull end because of inclement weather.  After winning the toss Pakistan chose to bat and their response was shaky. The wicketkeeper, Mohammad Rizwan played a face-saving but brilliant and gutsy...

England prevail in a tense finish at Manchester

It was a Test match, which started off with a lot of hype. Surely, an England-Pakistan Test series always offers something more than just a cricket match. And as expected, the first test at Manchester lived up to its...
England shine at Leeds to level the series

Video: England shine at Leeds to level the series

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuPffVoZlm4 It took just three days for England to finish off the second Test and level the series in style. Pakistan failed to put up a resistance and surrendered in a meek fashion. Deep Dasgupta, Arunabha Sengupta, and Faisal Caesar discuss...
James Vince

England batsmen need to come out of their James Vince masks

"The trend is hard to break but if England needs to prevent themselves from falling into the short-innings-high-entertainment category, they are going to have to make bigger partnerships and more hundreds". “There’s a little edge of frustration - all the...
England v Pakistan

Victory shouldn’t hide England’s flaws

Well played England, but.... After a tragic defeat at Lord’s in the first Test, England returned from the dead and bounced back emphatically in the second encounter at Headingley to give Pakistan a taste of their own medicine. England lost...
England Test

Video: England dominate on Day 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3OIFc09L7o The Pakistani bowlers could not create an impact on the second day as England batsmen dominated the day and hinted at returning to form at the right moment. Deep Dasgupta, Arunabha Sengupta, and Faisal Caesar discuss the action of Day...
England floor Pakistan on Day 1

Video: England floor Pakistan on Day 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfniRcb88oU Disappointing at Lord's, but Joe Root and his men bounced back in style at Leeds on the first day of the second Test. The English bowlers rediscovered their lost mojo to check Pakistan. Deep Dasgupta, Arunabha Sengupta, and Faisal Caesar...
Chris Woakes

Chris Woakes provides the missing flair in the bowling attack

Brilliant Woakes at Leeds..... England returned from the dead and bounced back emphatically at Headingley to give Pakistan a taste of their own medicine. They were outplayed in all the three departments in the Lord’s Test and needed to come...
Shadan Khan

Shadab Khan’s maturity comes to the fore yet again at Leeds

Shadab Khan's whirlwind batting at Leeds was entertaining......  Pakistan have made it a habit to spring a surprise. The followers of the game, so accustomed to the inconsistent ways of the cricket side, have made peace with the unpredictability that...
Stuart Broad's tongue-in-cheek reply to Michael Vaughan

Stuart Broad’s tongue-in-cheek reply to Michael Vaughan

How good was Stuart Broad at Leeds on Day 1? He was simply fantastic..... "Perhaps England have to make a bold call this week at Headingley and consider leaving out one of James Anderson or Stuart Broad," former England skipper,...
Imran Khan

CS Flashback: When Imran Khan gifted Pakistan a memorable victory

Imran Khan was unstoppable at Leeds in 1987, which helped Pakistan take a very important lead in the five-match Test series......   The greatest charm of a Test match is undoubtedly when a team travels abroad. In unfamiliar conditions and in...

Dawid Malan needs to pull up his socks

Malan needs to buck up..... Dawid Malan was one of the few shining lights in England’s awful Ashes campaign Down Under. The southpaw scored some tough runs and made a name for him in this English line-up. However, the same...
Ted-Dexter

Drama Unlimited: Highlights of England-Pakistan Tests – Part 5, England’s first win in Pakistan

"The Lahore Test was first England played in Pakistan and they kicked off with a win. It would be 2000 and a famous chase in the dark before they would end up victorious again in the country". It was a...
Keaton Jennings turnaround

Can Keaton Jennings script a turnaround?

England invest faith in Keaton Jennings...... After a disheartening campaign at Lord’s, where England lost the encounter by a whopping margin of nine wickets, they have all their hopes pinned to Leeds. Pakistan have gained an unassailable 1-0 lead in...
Stokes drops a catch at slip England v Pakistan

This is where England kept losing the plot?

"England now have a mammoth task in the ultimate encounter, where they need a win at any cost to square the series. Hopefully, they rectify the mistakes and come out fighting at Leeds". England suffered a tragic defeat at the...
Young Pakistan stun England at Lord's

Video: Young Pakistan stun England at Lord’s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJjOk2QeUMg Sarfraz Ahmed's young Pakistan squad was written off by many before the start of the first Test at Lord's. But to the astonishment of their own fans and critics all over the world, these young men stunned England and...
Pakistan v England

Pakistan’s huge transformation from UAE whitewash to Lord’s Test win

Pakistan came, Pakistan conquered the Lord's. They became the first side to defeat England in a Lord's Test in the month of May. By using the word 'defeat,' one is being generous to the hosts. If brutal honesty has to be...
Mohammad Amir weaves magic at Lord’s

Mohammad Amir weaves magic at Lord’s

Mohammad Amir was a treat to watch at Lord's....  The joy of watching a fast bowler spilling fire with the red ball and making the batsmen look like sitting ducks cannot be described in words. In cricket, there are very...
Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan celebrates taking the wicket of Jos Buttler

The talking points from the first Test match between England and Pakistan

The home season for England began on a rather disappointing note as the side lost by 9 wickets against a rejuvenated Pakistan side in less than three and a half days. Unable to put on a spirited show with...

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