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Mickey Arthur has been appointed  as head coach of the Pakistan cricket team  after their  disastrous World Twenty20 last month. Photograph: Getty Images

Former South Africa and Australia coach Mickey Arthur is to take charge of Pakistan following the resignation of Waqar Younis after the World Twenty20(...)

Shane Watson survived a brutal spell from Pakistan’s Wahab Riaz to help Australia into the World Cup semis. Photograph: Getty

Shane Watson scored a half-century after being dropped on four to guide Australia to an emphatic six-wicket victory over Pakistan in Adelaide on Frida(...)

Rahat Ali is mobbed by his Pakistan team-mates. Photograph: AFP

Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup revival continued with a 29-run Duckworth/Lewis win in a close encounter against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday — a(...)

Mohammad Irfan took four wickets as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs at The Gabba in their World Cup Pool B clash. Phorograph - AFP

Mohammad Irfan extracted steep bounce from the Gabba pitch to pick up four wickets as Pakistan secured their first victory at the World Cup by beating(...)

Denesh Ramdin celebrates after taking a catch in the West Indies comprehensive 151 run victory over Pakistan in Christchurch. (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

The West Indies answered their critics as they battered Pakistan on both sides of the ball to get their World Cup campaign up and running with a 151-r(...)

Members of India’s cricket team celebrate after  Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was given out after a review  during the World Cup Pool B game at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Virat Kohli scored an imperious century as India opened their World Cup defence in convincing fashion with a 76-run victory over Pakistan in a frenzie(...)

New Zealand’s  Corey Anderson set a new ODI record by hitting a century off just 36 balls against West Indies in Queenstown, New Zealand. Photograph:  Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Corey Anderson earned a place in cricket’s record books on Wednesday but knew nothing of it at the time.The New Zealand batsman cracked a fastest-ever(...)