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Misbah-ul-Haq leads his players out at practice

Pakistan v England, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi

Misbah critical over lack of Yasir cover

Pakistan captain Misbah ul Haq has expressed his disappointment with the selectors over not having another spinner in the squad to cover for the injured Yasir Shah in the opening Test in Abu Dhabi

Yasir Shah walks off the field in discomfort during a training session

Pakistan v England, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi

Yasir doubtful after back spasm

Pakistan suffered an injury scare on the eve of the first Test after Yasir Shah went down with a back problem in training

Fawad Alam helped rebuild the innings

Pakistan v England 2015-16

Fawad eager to make up for lost time

A century on Test debut was followed by six years in the wilderness. But Fawad Alam believes he's ready to reclaim his place in Pakistan's Test team

Azhar Ali knuckled down and took his side into the lead

Pakistan v England 2015-16

Injured Azhar Ali ruled out of first Test

Azhar Ali, the Pakistan batsman, has been ruled out of the opening Test against England that starts on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi

Mohammad Asif leaves the Gaddafi Stadium

Pakistan news

Butt and Asif get WAPDA contracts

Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif, whose bans for spot-fixing lifted on September 2, have been signed by the Water & Power Development Authority as non-executive 17th grade employees

A Pakistan fan waves his flag at Kingsmead

Pakistan domestic news

FATA make it to Pakistan's first-class tournament

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have qualified for the main round of Pakistan's premier first-class tournament, the Quaid-e-Azam trophy

Bilal Asif claimed his maiden five-wicket haul

Pakistan news

Bilal Asif reported for suspect action

Pakistan offspinner Bilal Asif has been reported for a suspect action following the third ODI against Zimbabwe in Harare