Pakistan v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Napier

Welcome win but mind the cracks

On Saturday Pakistan face South Africa in Auckland knowing that they have solved none of their long-standing issues - particularly a fragility within their top order - and that they will benefit from none of the good fortune they received here

Sohail Khan is congratulated on the wicket of Krishna Chandran

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Group B, Brisbane

Pakistan's bad cover version of 1992

The events in Brisbane may not matter much in the big picture of this World Cup, but to Misbah-ul-Haq and his men, it may yet be the spring board to repeat what happened 23 years ago

Misbah-ul-Haq is not quite as expressionless as previously thought

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Group B, Brisbane

The inside knowledge in opposite camps

As Pakistan and Zimbabwe meet in Brisbane on Sunday, an important part of their strategies will be crafted by two men who have been on the other side - Grant Flower and Dav Whatmore

Dav Whatmore speaks after being named Zimbabwe coach

Marc Swain-Rogatski

Pakistan v WI, World Cup 2015, Group B, Christchurch

No Gayle storm but Pakistan still blown away

A one-sided game between West Indies and Pakistan did not take anything away from the great atmosphere at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch

Andre Russell plays an outrageous shot during his 13-ball 42