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Pakistan v New Zealand

1st Test, Abu Dhabi

Ajaz Patel scripts stunning four-run win for NZ

The debutant left-arm spinner took five wickets as Pakistan collapsed around Azhar Ali in a chase of 176


Stats -The fifth-narrowest win in Test cricket

New Zealand won by four runs, handing Pakistan their closest defeat in Test cricket

Ajaz Patel: teenage left-arm seamer to Test-grade left-arm spinner

Ajaz spun New Zealand to a narrow win in the first Test against Pakistan, picking a five-for in the second innings


The Pakistan Collapse

Future Tense

Struggling Sarfraz laments "soft, cheap dismissals"

The Pakistan captain pointed to Babar Azam's run out as the turning point, while admitting to being disappointed with the shot he himself played to get out

Abu Dhabi win ranks as 'one of our best' - Williamson

Kane Williamson was delighted with the fighting spirit his charges showed as they snatched a dramatic four-run win in the first Test in Abu Dhabi against Pakistan

The five narrowest Test wins

Pakistan lost their last six wickets for just 24 runs, to succumb to a narrow defeat in Abu Dhabi

West Indies v England

Women's World T20, Group A

Knight seeks 'composure' from England in knockouts

The captain urged her team to hold their nerve in light of the dearth of runs, and a slipshod show in the field against West Indies

Dottin stars as West Indies seal last-over win

West Indies squeezed out England in a thrilling finish at the Daren Sammy Stadium to claim top spot in Group A and a semi-final against Australia

New action helps Sciver fill England's Brunt-shaped hole

The allrounder's rejuvenated seam-bowling skills have made up for the absence of a key new-ball operator

India in Australia 2018-19

Arrival press conference

Coulter-Nile targets Rohit's 'compulsive' pull shot

Australia's pacemen have wasted no time plotting their first target of the Indian summer

'Australia is the one place where we want to leave our mark' - Rohit

India's Rohit Sharma on the challenges his side will face in Australia, and their desire to turn their fortunes around down under


'No team is weak at home' - Shastri

India's coach says his team will be taking "no prisoners" and aren't going to underestimate an Australian side without Smith and Warner

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Top headlines

Coaching changes

West Indies news

Nic Pothas named interim West Indies head coach

Pothas has been elevated from his role as fielding coach following the departure of Stuart Law

Rare away success

Eng in SL 2018-19

Scent of victory leaves Bayliss' stock higher than ever

He will not be contemplating staying on longer but, despite occasional criticisms, Trevor Bayliss has once again created a winning environment for the Test team

Nicholas: Jennings and Burns have done enough - for now

They look good enough to go to the Caribbean, but will they last as long as the Ashes?

From Taunton's turners to Keaton's blinders

In the wake of England's series win in Sri Lanka, a closer look at six aspects of a memorable triumph

Return from bans

Australia news

Pakistan to set scene for Smith, Warner comebacks?

ODI series could be pushed from March to April, with World Cup in mind, even while PCB pushes for games in Pakistan

Colombo's Test grounds

Benjamin Golby and Nicholas Brookes

In Colombo, three's not a crowd

Learn more about the SSC, P Sara and the Premadasa and you will understand Sri Lanka a bit better as a country


PSL draft

2019 season

The PSL draft 2019 FAQs

A total of 663 players are eligible to be picked, with six teams having a pre-set order and various categories to choose from

Steven Smith or AB de VIlliers - the Lahore Qalandars dilemma

Heart says de Villiers, head wants Smith, says CEO as the franchise aims to set right past mishappenings with big-name players

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