England on top despite Abid Ali half century for Pakistan

Pakistan opener Abid Ali scored a half-century but England’s seam bowlers used the muggy conditions to their advantage to restrict the tourists to 126 for five at the close of a rain-hit opening day ...

England's Chris Woakes celebrates the wicket of Pakistan's Fawad Alam with teammates in the second Test against Pakistan at Ageas Bowl, Southampton, Britain on 13 August 2020

Pakistan bat in 2nd Test against England

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and elected to bat in hot and muggy conditions in the second of three Tests against England at the Rose Bowl on Thursday.

England's Joe Root and Pakistan's Azhar Ali during the coin toss before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Stokes to miss rest of Pakistan series

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the remainder of the Test series against Pakistan for family reasons, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Sunday.

England cricketer Stokes

BBC radio host quits over use of racist term in news report

British radio host Sideman quit the BBC on Saturday over the corporation’s decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack which he said felt like "a slap in the face to our ...

This file photo shows the main entrance to the headquarters of the publicly funded BBC in London.

Root hails England's mental strength after 'brilliant chase'

England looked all but beaten when they stumbled to 117-5 in their pursuit of a 277-run target set by Pakistan at Old Trafford but captain Joe Root felt confident about his team's battling qualities

England's Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes in action in first Test against Pakistan at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain on 8 August 2020

Woakes and Buttler propel England to unlikely win over Pakistan

A magnificent partnership between Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes propelled England to an unlikely three-wicket win over Pakistan in a topsy-turvy first Test at Old Trafford on Saturday.

England's Chris Woakes celebrates winning the match with Dom Bess

England lose Burns early after being set 277 for victory

England lost opener Rory Burns before lunch as they set about their 277-run chase for victory on day four of the first test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Pakistan's Mohammad Abbas celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of England's Rory Burns

Stokes, Woakes keep England in the hunt against Pakistan

England roared back into contention with the ball but Pakistan remained in the driving seat following an intriguing third day of the first test at Old Trafford on Friday.

England's Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan with teammates

Yasir takes four as Pakistan surge ahead in first Test

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took four wickets as Pakistan bowled England out for 219 in their first innings to seize control of the first test at tea on day three at Old Trafford on Friday.

Pakistan's Yasir Shah celebrates taking the wicket of England's Jos Buttler,

Pope posts 62 but England labour in first Test against Pakistan

Ollie Pope scored a second successive half-century but could not push on as England moved to 159 for five at lunch on day three of the first Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Friday.

England's Jos Buttler in action against Pakistan at Emirates Old Trafford on 7 August 2020
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