Sky seals new four-year deal with ECB
Sky seals new four-year deal with ECB

There will be no live cricket on free-to-view television for at least the next four years following the ECB's announcement that it has renewed its exclusive deal with Sky TV

Five England horror shows in Asia
Five England horror shows in Asia

England's worst Test defeats in Asia over the years

Mohsin hints at wanting to coach Pakistan full time
Mohsin hints at wanting to coach Pakistan full time

Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's interim coach, has dropped a veiled hint that he would like to be formally considered for the coaching job on a permanent basis

Rehman stuns England to give Pakistan series
Rehman stuns England to give Pakistan series

England suffered one of their most disastrous batting collapses in Test history as they disintegrated against Pakistan's spinners to lose the second Test in Abu Dhabi and with it the series

Azhar and Shafiq fight but England hold edge
Azhar and Shafiq fight but England hold edge

For the first time in their notional home series, Pakistan had a crowd to strengthen their resolve. They came in their thousands after Friday prayers and sat on the grassy banks at the Sheikh Zayed stadium

Ajmal leads Pakistan's late rally
Ajmal leads Pakistan's late rally

Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott, like few other Test batsmen, are masters of passive aggression

Misbah fights on England's day
Misbah fights on England's day

The expressionless demeanour of Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's redoubtable captain, will cause a restless night for an England bowler or two in Abu Dhabi

Ireland map out path to Tests
Ireland map out path to Tests

Cricket Ireland has set out its strategy to bring full Test status by 2020

Placid pitch could aid England comeback
Placid pitch could aid England comeback

ESPNcricinfo previews the second Test between England and Pakistan, in Abu Dhabi

Tremlett doubtful for second Test
Tremlett doubtful for second Test

ESPNcricinfo previews the second Test between Pakistan and England in Abu Dhabi

Misbah hails 'confidence-building win'
Misbah hails 'confidence-building win'

Misbah-ul-Haq did not,after his side's crushing defeat of England, sound like a man about to get carried away with his success, and with good reason

Pakistan spin England into debacle
Pakistan spin England into debacle

England began the third day imagining they had done the groundwork for a momentous recovery befitting the No. 1 Test side in the word. They finished it with a demoralising defeat more in tune with their Asian disasters of old as they suffered a second bat

Misbah helps Pakistan plod ahead
Misbah helps Pakistan plod ahead

Misbah-ul-Haq, the captain who has brought discipline back to Pakistan cricket, was not about to forego a perfect opportunity for an attritional day

Ajmal's seven makes it Pakistan's day
Ajmal's seven makes it Pakistan's day

Saeed Ajmal took seven wickets for the first time in his Pakistan career as England capitulated in the first Test in Dubai

Pakistan seek to escape unhappy history
Pakistan seek to escape unhappy history

ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between England and Pakistan, in Dubai

Swann full of 'Azzam' ahead of first Test
Swann full of 'Azzam' ahead of first Test

Graeme Swann, the England offspinner, has said there are no lingering doubts about his fitness for the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday

Security concerns put Ireland's Kenya tour in doubt
Security concerns put Ireland's Kenya tour in doubt

Ireland's tour to Kenya in February is in doubt because of the ongoing security situation in the country.

Moores renews Lancashire deal
Moores renews Lancashire deal

Lancashire's head coach Peter Moores has signed a two-year extension to his contract following the county's first outright championship title for 77 years. His contract will now run until 2014.

How Westfield threw it all away
How Westfield threw it all away

ESPNcricinfo take a look at the career of former Essex bowler Mervyn Westfield, who has become the first English cricketer to be convicted of match-fixing

Cricketers offered match-fixing amnesty
Cricketers offered match-fixing amnesty

England's professional cricketers have been offered an amnesty to report match-fixing approaches until the end of April in the wake of the Mervyn Westfield corruption trial.