LONDON: England captain Alastair Cook said his side had still to conquer some longstanding problems after Pakistan had derailed their quest to become the world’s number one Test side.
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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq wants his side to reverse swing the ball like England do as they try to square a four-match Test series at The Oval.
BIRMINGHAM: Moeen Ali starred with both bat and ball as England beat Pakistan by 141 runs to win the third Test at Edgbaston on Sunday. The Victory left England 2-1 up in the four-match series ahead of next week’s finale at The Oval.
BIRMINGHAM: Mickey Arthur said Friday that winning series away from their adopted UAE home would be Pakistan’s acid test after former side Australia’s struggles in Sri Lanka bolstered their hopes of becoming the world’s number one Test team.
BIRMINGHAM: England captain Alastair Cook and Alex Hales’s first century stand as an opening pair left the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston intriguingly poised come the close of Friday’s third day.
BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes knocking down England “pillars” Alastair Cook and Joe Root holds the key to his side’s hopes of winning the third Test at Edgbaston.
MANCHESTER: Alastair Cook said batting with Joe Root encouraged “blockers like me” to go for their shots after England’s senior batsmen dominated Pakistan’s attack in a crushing second Test victory at Old Trafford.
MANCHESTER: Joe Root’s double century and three wickets from Chris Woakes put England on course for a series-levelling win in the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday.
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM: Alastair Cook has insisted Moeen Ali remains England’s first-choice spinner, while saying Pakistan’s Yasir Shah is “up there with the greats”, heading into Friday’s second Test at Old Trafford.
MANCHESTER: England captain Alastair Cook announced Thursday that the hosts had reduced their squad for the second Test against Pakistan from 14 to 12 after dropping Steven Finn and Jake Ball.