LONDON: Chris Woakes is desperate to prove his worth as a batsman during England's Ashes tour of Australia in the absence of fellow all-rounder Ben Stokes. Durham star Stokes did not fly out to Australia with the rest of the England squad on Saturday, having been suspended from international duty following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September. He remains under investigation after being arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm, with Stokes and England still waiting to discover if he will face…
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.
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM: England were waiting to discover on Tuesday if they would be without Ben Stokes for the third Test against Pakistan as coach Trevor Bayliss insisted they could cope with the absence of the key all-rounder.
ABU DHABI: Mohammad Hafeez scored an unbeaten century to help Pakistan thrash England by six wickets in the first one day at Abu Dhabi, ARY News reports.