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Pakistan v England, 2nd ODI, Abu Dhabi

Hales maiden hundred anchors England victory

Nov 13, 2015: A maiden ODI hundred by Alex Hales followed by a display in the field of utter control as Pakistan's batsmen foundered on a slowing pitch

The Report by David Hopps

Pakistan v England 2015-16

Misbah the rock, Yasir the match-winner

Nov 6, 2015: The Pakistan captain had plenty of strong options to call upon as he led the way to another series win in the UAE

Umar Farooq

'I am calmer and more settled as a coach now'

Oct 31, 2015: Waqar Younis talks about his kinder, gentler second stint, managing talent in the Pakistan set-up, his coaching philosophy, and forgiving Mohammad Amir

Interview by Umar Farooq

The fast man and the leggie

Oct 26, 2015: It's a bowling partnership not peculiar to Pakistan but highly identifiable with the country

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Dubai, 4th day

Wahab reported after ball-kicking row

Oct 25, 2015: Trevor Bayliss, the England coach, made a visit to the match referee on the fourth day of the Dubai Test to voice his concerns that Wahab Riaz deliberately stood on the ball

Andrew McGlashan in Dubai

Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Dubai, 3rd day

Pakistan combination revives rich memories

Oct 24, 2015: A steaming 90 minutes in the hands of Wahab Riaz and Yasir Shah was reminiscent of the rich history of Pakistan cricket with a fast bowler and legspinner working in unison to wreak havoc

Umar Farooq

Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Dubai, 3rd day

'We could not handle Wahab' - Root

Oct 24, 2015: Joe Root bemoaned the fact that he did not anchor the innings as England were left floundering against the pace of Wahab Riaz in Dubai

Andrew McGlashan in Dubai

Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Dubai, 3rd day

Pakistan pile on agony after England collapse

Oct 24, 2015: Pakistan led by 358 with seven wickets remaining at tea after a calamitous morning's batting by England which saw their last seven wickets tumble for 36

The Report by David Hopps

Pak v Eng, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Pakistan face up to home truths

Oct 16, 2015: Stultifying cricket has been the order of the day in Abu Dhabi as bowlers from both England and Pakistan have toiled in turn

Umar Farooq

Pak v Eng, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Wahab defies a barren surface

Oct 15, 2015: Pakistan felt Yasir Shah's absence on a lifeless pitch but they stuck to their task gamely, conceding only 234 runs in the day

Umar Farooq

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

Injured Wahab out of Sri Lanka T20

Jul 24, 2015: Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has failed to recover from his hand injury and has been ruled out of the two-match T20 series against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Zia-ul-Haq replaces him

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

Pakistan pick Yasir, Irfan for SL T20s

Jul 22, 2015: Legspinner Yasir Shah and fast bowler Mohammad Irfan have been recalled to Pakistan's T20 squad for the forthcoming two-match series against Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo

Injured Wahab out of SL Test series

Jun 26, 2015: Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has been ruled out for two weeks after suffering a knuckle fracture to his bowling hand on the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka

Umar Farooq

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Wahab stokes Pakistan's forgotten fire

Jun 19, 2015: Pakistan's fast bowling seemed to have lost its teeth after the ban on Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif. Wahab Riaz is bringing it back

Umar Farooq in Galle

Bangladesh v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Pakistan strike after setting 550 target

May 8, 2015: Pakistan lost three early wickets in their second innings but it mattered little as they extended their first-innings lead of 354 to 446 by tea on the third day in Mirpur

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh v Pakistan, 1st Test, Khulna

Shakib, Wahab fined for altercation

May 3, 2015: Shakib Al Hasan and Wahab Riaz have been fined 30 per cent of their match fees for breaching Level 1 of the ICC code of conduct during the final day's play of the drawn first Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan in Khulna

ESPNcricinfo staff

World Cup 2015

Umpires right to rap Wahab, Watson

Mar 23, 2015: Here's the important detail many of us overlooked: Wahab Riaz and Shane Watson had been fined for an incident in the 33rd over, much after that enthralling spell

Gaurav Kalra

World Cup 2015: Pakistan

From 110 to 150 kph, the Wahab Riaz story

Mar 22, 2015: As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before

Daniel Brettig

Pakistan News

Ramiz calls for Wahab as ODI captain

Mar 22, 2015: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has called on the national selectors to appoint fast bowler Wahab Riaz as the country's next one-day captain

Gaurav Kalra

Australia v Pakistan, 3rd Q-F, Adelaide

Wahab and Watson sanctioned by ICC

Mar 21, 2015: Wahab Riaz and Shane Watson have both been sanctioned by the ICC for their part in a fiery and memorable confrontation in the quarter-final between Australia and Pakistan at Adelaide Oval

Daniel Brettig
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