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This week's highlights (August 08-14, 2016)

International Cricket | August 14, 2016

England v Pakistan: Series ends 2-2 as tourists win at The Oval

Pakistan completed a 10-wicket win over England on day four at The Oval as the four-match series ended in a 2-2 draw.

Resuming 126 runs behind at 88-4, England began well with consecutive half-century partnerships.

Source: BBC Sports

International Cricket | August 14, 2016

Pakistan deserve No.1 ranking after thriving in exile - Misbah

Pakistan deserve to be rated the No. 1 Test side, according to their captain, Misbah-ul-Haq, in recognition of their success despite being unable to play any games at home.

Source: ESPN Cricinfo

International Cricket | August 14, 2016

Pakistan script historic win against England; level series at The Oval

After lost 2 back-to-back Tests, Pakistan were under tremendous pressure as they had a series at stake. Pakistan needed something special to gain momentum and to script something magical; which came in as no surprise as Pakistan have scripted one of their best Test win away from home.

Source: Cricket Country

International Cricket | August 12, 2016

PCB pushing for PSL final in Lahore

Najam Sethi says Board trying to finalise series against Ireland in Pakistan

LONDON: International cricket stars could return to Pakistani soil next March, almost eight years after the 2009 terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore.

Source: The News

International Cricket | August 13, 2016

Pakistan’s Younis Khan has Oval in rhapsody and England in retreat

It was Cricket United Day at the Oval. Blue Day. Dedicated to a trio of charities – the Lord’s Taverners, Chance To Shine, and the Professional Cricket Association Benevolent Fund – with the common aim of changing lives through cricket.

Source: The Guardian

International Cricket | August 13, 2016

Younus Khan and Yasir Shah heroics inspire Pakistan as they close on victory to level Test series with England

The flags at the Oval have been at half mast for the late Hanif Mohammad and the current generation of Pakistan cricketers have done their bit to pay their own respects by setting up a series-levelling victory.

Source: Telegraph