Wahab Riaz

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India captain Virat Kohli celebrates the wicket of Pakistan’s Azhar Ali during the Champions Trophy game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Photograph:  Andrew Boyers/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

India kicked off their Champions Trophy defence with a crushing 124-run victory over a ragged Pakistan, who were broken by Virat Kohli in front of a g(...)

Pakistan face a fight to save the third Test on the final day after another David Warner blitz helped give Australia time to attempt to secure a 3-0 s(...)

Mitchell Starc’s four wickets helped Australia to a heavy win over Pakistan at the MCG. Photograph: Julian Smith/Epa

You had to imagine it in the first place to believe it, but that is precisely the kind of foresight Steve Smith brought to the MCG today in conjuring (...)

England’s Moeen Ali hits a boundary on his way to 108 during the first day of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan at the Oval. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Until the late middle order hauled them out of it during the afternoon, England had dug themselves into the sort of hole that would have had the Harle(...)

Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir (centre) celebrates with team mates after bowling Jake Ball to win the first Test match against England  by 75 runs. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

A glorious day for Pakistan and for cricket. Lord’s, sunlit and packed, has seen its share of dramatic matches but few have been as pulsatingly compe(...)

Englands’  Eoin Morgan is struck on the head  off the bowling of Mitchell Starc of Australia during the 5th Royal London One-Day International  between England and Australia at Old Trafford. Photo:  Mitchell Gunn/Getty Images

There has been a pattern to England’s one-day cricket over the years. Too often the focus has been on the output of those in charge, which has not al(...)

151 from Mohammad Hafeez helped Pakistan set England a target of 284 to win the third Test match in Sharjah and level the series at 1-1. Photograph: Reuters

England will enter the final day of the third Test with little hope now of winning the match and squaring the series. Asked to make 284 to win in a mi(...)

Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah  celebrates with team-mates Sarfraz Ahmed and Wahab Riaz after dismissing England’s Adil Rashid  to win the second Test  at Dubai Cricket Stadium. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

In October 1952, Pakistan beat India on a matting wicket in Lucknow to record their first Test victory. Sixty three years on to the very day, in the D(...)

Joe Root and Ian Bell leave the field after bad light cut England’s pursuit of the 99 needed to win the first Test against Pakistan short. Photograph: Getty

England fell 25 agonising runs short, and had to settle for a draw after all, when bad light halted their attempt to chase 99 for an improbable victor(...)

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(...)

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