Yasir Shah celebrates the wicket of Imrul Kayes

Yasir Shah: Pakistan's latest match-winning anomaly

His recent success is not reflective of the bigger picture of legspin in Pakistan, but the national team will be hoping he remains the exception for a long time

Pakistan fans  make their intentions loud and clear

Questions linger after landmark series

If everything beyond the Nishtar Park Complex is ignored Pakistan can still host series, and perform better than they do anywhere else in the world. But is that a price the fans, and visiting teams, are willing to pay?

Azhar Ali got to 50 off 55 balls

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Lahore

Hail Azhar the ODI batsman, but wait on the captain

Azhar Ali has shown he can survive in the modern ODI game as a batsman, but still seems unsure of what his bowling captaincy style ought to be

Ahmed Shehzad was caught short despite a dive

Pakistan's vicious circle of failure

Their ODI series loss to Bangladesh highlights several failings - the biggest being that man for man their best XI was a lesser team

Misbah-ul-Haq at the press conference after the India-Pakistan match

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The logician

A man of reason, numbers and sense, it is no wonder Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's most un-Pakistani captain, has never connected with fans like someone of his accomplishments ought to have done

Wahab Riaz tries to get on Shane Watson's nerves

Did Pakistan fail?

Given the circumstances, they did the opposite in the World Cup, bringing fervour back to their fan base

Pakistan get together after a wicket

The jazba is back

It might be just a brief glimmer, but after a miserable build-up to the World Cup, Pakistan are bowling like their exalted predecessors