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Pakistan v England 2015-16

England series looms as Misbah's swansong

Oct 1, 2015: The series against England in the UAE is shaping as the last for Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq

Umar Farooq

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day

Younis 171* gives Pakistan series in record chase

Jul 7, 2015: Younis Khan's epic, unbeaten 171 led Pakistan to their highest successful chase, the second highest in Asia for any side, and the sixth-highest in all Test cricket

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele

'Our best chance to beat SL at home' - Misbah

Jul 2, 2015: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes the Pallekele Test is his team's best chance to beat Sri Lanka in their backyard, since the hosts will be without both Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara

Umar Farooq in Pallekele

CPL 2015

Misbah replaces Malik for Barbados Tridents

Jun 29, 2015: Pakistan's Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been named as a replacement for Shoaib Malik for Barbados Tridents

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo

Confidence up after Galle win - Misbah

Jun 24, 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan captain, has said the win in the first Test in Galle has helped his side regain confidence and got rid of the nervousness they felt ahead of the series

Umar Farooq in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Misbah encouraged by Pakistan's Test future

Jun 21, 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq said the victory in Galle was a great result, especially because the result was built on the performances of the less-experienced players in the team

Umar Farooq in Galle

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle

'We have an answer for Herath this time' - Misbah

Jun 16, 2015: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said his side won't capitulate against Rangana Herath, who took 23 wickets in two Tests against them last year, this time, and they have an answer for him

Umar Farooq in Galle

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

A series to savour for the old-timers

Jun 15, 2015: Their teams are in transition and selectors on the hunt for talented youth, but it is this series' old men who still play cricket that warms the heart

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan News

Misbah hopes to captain in home Test

May 25, 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq expressed his wish to captain Pakistan in a home Test before his retirement

ESPNcricinfo staff

Faisalabad Wolves v Multan Tigers, Super8 T20, May 12, 2015

Misbah 27-ball 67 sets up Wolves' D/L win

May 12, 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq, coming in at No.5, slammed a 27-ball 67 to power Faisalabad Wolves to 183 for 6 and set up a seven-run D/L win against Multan Tigers in Faisalabad

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan in Bangladesh 2015

Pakistan fined for slow over-rate

May 10, 2015: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been fined 40 percent of his match fee, while his team-mates were given 20 percent fines for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against Bangladesh in Mirpur

Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 4th day

'It's not a face-saving win' - Misbah

May 9, 2015: A satisfied Misbah-ul-Haq said after their 328-run win, to seal the series 1-0, that they had a lot of positives to take from the tour, despite being whitewashed in the ODI series and losing the only T20I

Umar Farooq in Mirpur

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, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Misbah hopeful of result with 'new strategies'

May 5, 2015: Pakistan have lost more than just matches on this tour but Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq said there wasn't any "panic" in the camp

Umar Farooq in Mirpur

Pakistan news

Zimbabwe tour 'a big joy' - Misbah

May 5, 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan captain, has described the return of international cricket to the country after six years of isolation as 'a big joy

Umar Farooq

Bangladesh v Pakistan, 1st Test, Khulna, 5th day

Misbah calls for better plans on slow pitches

May 2, 2015: With a lead of 296 runs against Bangladesh, who are ranked No. 9, there were questions over whether the Khulna draw was as bad as a loss, but Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq dismissed the notion

Umar Farooq in Khulna

Bangladesh v Pakistan, 1st Test, Khulna

Misbah under pressure to finish tour on a high

Apr 27, 2015: Much like the situation when he often comes in to bat, Misbah-ul-Haq has lots of repair and rebuilding work to do ahead of the Test series against Bangladesh

Umar Farooq in Khulna

'I still have to contribute to keep my place in the ODI side'

Apr 16, 2015: Azhar Ali looks ahead to his new role as Pakistan's ODI captain, talks about his leadership style and adjusting to the format

Interview by Umar Farooq

The annual overview of world cricket

Notes by the editor

Apr 8, 2015: Wisden's editor gives his views on how the game shaped up in 2014 and early 2015: the Phillip Hughes tragedy, the Kevin Pietersen fiasco, the popularity of cricket in England and much more

Lawrence Booth

Pakistan news

'We have to improve our basic structure' - Misbah

Mar 24, 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's recently retired ODI captain, believes the PCB will have a "challenge" selecting a new leader for the country's limited-overs team

Umar Farooq
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