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Phil Hughes to replace Michael Clarke for Australia's ODI series against Pakistan

Phil Hughes will replace injured skipper Michael Clarke in Australia's one-day international squad for next month's series against Pakistan.

Michael Clarke ruled out of Pakistan one-day squad

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Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke has been ruled out of the one-day series against Pakistan with a "significant" hamstring injury and is racing to be fit for the Tests.

Suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to start remedial work

Saeed Ajmal has applied for reassessment with the ICC after correcting his action.

Suspended Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal would start remedial work on his bowling action next week after it was deemed illegal, the country's cricket chief said.

Former Pakistan star Saqlain Mushtaq brought in to help with Saeed Ajmal's action

Saeed Ajmal bowls during a practice session.

Pakistani cricket authorities have turned to former top spinner, Saqlain Mushtaq to help Saeed Ajmal change his bowling action and make a comeback to international cricket.

Injured Michael Clarke still in doubt for Pakistan series

Injured: Michael Clarke.

Injured captain named in Australia's test and one-day squads for series against Pakistan but remains in doubt to be fit for start of the tour.

Pakistan withdraws appeal against Saeed Ajmal ban

Saeed Ajmal

The Pakistan Cricket Board has retracted its decision to file an appeal for Saeed Ajmal, who believes he can overturn his suspension for an illegal bowling action on medical grounds.

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal suspended for throwing

On the outer: Saeed Ajmal’s suspension suggests the age of leniency over throwing is over.

Chloe Saltau Pakistan's star spinner Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from bowling in international cricket.  

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Meg Lanning, Nicole Bolton shine in one-day win over Pakistan

Nicole Bolton turned in a player-of-the-match performance for Australia.

The Australian women’s cricket team has continued its dominance of Pakistan with an eight-wicket win at Brisbane’s Peter Burge Oval to go 3-0 up in their four-match one-day international...

Sri Lanka level ODI cricket series with Pakistan

Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer on Tuesday to level the three-match series 1-1.

Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal reported for suspect bowling action

Saeed Ajmal

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal's availability for the upcoming Test and limited-overs series against Australia is in jeopardy after he was reported for a suspect action for the second time in his...

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Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria refused final appeal against life ban

Danish Kaneria

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria's application to appeal against a life ban for corruption in English county cricket has been refused, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Tuesday.

Misbah-ul Haq safe as Pakistan cricket captain

Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul Haq.

Pakistan's newly elected cricket chief on Tuesday backed captain Misbah-ul Haq despite a Test series defeat in Sri Lanka, calling it a setback - not a disaster.

Pakistan cricketer Sana Mir hails team's progress before Australia series

Captain of the Pakistani women's team Sana Mir.

Chloe Saltau Sana Mir won’t accept that she is a pioneer for women’s cricket in Pakistan. That title, she says, has to go to other "strong women of Pakistan".

Fast bowler Ellyse Perry's form with bat certain to see her take on Pakistan despite knee worry

From bowl to bat: Ellyse Perry.

Jesse Hogan Nagging knee soreness could prevent Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry from bowling in the eight-match series against Pakistan, but her stunning batting improvement has ensured she will nevertheless...

Sangakkara's double-ton helps Sri Lanka take first-innings lead over Pakistan

Kumar Sangakkara struck a sparkling 221 to move to the second spot in the all-time list of test double centurions as Sri Lanka grabbed lead before declaring their first innings on day four of the...

Sri Lanka beats the rain to down Pakistan in first Test

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Matthews celebrates after his team defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the first Test.

Mahela Jayawardene takes on the unusual role of opening batsman to give Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory over Pakistan.

Kumar Sangakkara ton leads Sri Lanka's strong reply against Pakistan

Kumar Sangakkara is congratulated by Mahela Jayawardene after he reached his 37th Test hundred.

Kumar Sangakkara struck his 37th Test hundred as he and his retiring teammate Mahela Jayawardene powered Sri Lanka to two for 252 before rain washed out the final session on day three of the first...

Younis saves Pakistan in Sri Lankan Test

Younis Khan sweeps.

Veteran batsman Younis Khan hit an unbeaten 133 to steer Pakistan out of trouble on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday.

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Pakistan to play Champions T20 in India

The Lahore Lions will compete in the Champions League cricket event, won in 2012 by the Sydney Sixers.

Pakistan will send its domestic Twenty20 champions, the Lahore Lions, to play in the Champions League to be held in India in September, an official said on Wednesday.

Cricket

India beat Pakistan in World Twenty20 opener

Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina

India extended their domination over Pakistan in World Cup events with a seven-wicket demolition of the arch-rivals in the Super-10 round of the World Twenty20 in Dhaka on Friday.

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