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

Yasir Shah's omission 'strategic' - Misbah

Pakistan's captain Misbah-ul-Haq has described the omission of the legspinner Yasir Shah from the team to play Zimbabwe as "strategic" and based upon the well-informed views of the assistant coach Grant Flower

Brendan Taylor drills one through the off side

Pak v ZIm, Group B, Brisbane

Zimbabwe let World Cup dream slip away

Harare 1995, Sheikhupera 1998, Harare 2013 and now, just 20 runs away from Brisbane 2015. Five fours. Three sixes and a two. So close. But Zimbabwean eyes would not have adored the end result.

Elton Chigumbura is escorted off the field after he injured himself

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

Suspected quadriceps tear for Chigumbura

Elton Chigumbura, the Zimbabwe captain, was helped off the field in the 24th over of their group stage match against Pakistan with a suspected torn quadriceps

Misbah-ul-Haq arrives to speak to the press

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

Misbah hits out at criticism from home

Pakistan's captain Misbah-ul-Haq has questioned the criticism of his side emanating from home, though he did acknowledge his team had been "pretty average" thus far in the World Cup

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Ahmed Shehzad brings out the sweep

World Cup 2015: Pakistan

Shehzad likely to be fit for Zimbabwe clash

Ahmed Shehzad is likely to recover in time from a minor ankle injury to take the field against Zimbabwe on March 1

Moin Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq chat during a practice session

World Cup 2015: Pakistan

PCB asks Moin Khan to return home

The PCB has launched an official investigation against Moin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector and a member of the tour selection committee, after he was reportedly seen in a casino two days ahead of the team's clash against West Indies in Christchurch