Phil Salt’s brutal assault drives England to victory and squares the series

Welcome to live coverage of the sixth T20 of seven which, with Pakistan 3-2 up, could decide the series before Sunday’s last match. It has been a topsy-turvy tour so far for England. Apart from the second T20, lost by 10 wickets, and Adil Rashid’s hen’s teeth poor performance with a wet ball on Wednesday … Read more

Lord’s crowd turns on India after ‘Mankad’ seals heartbreaking England defeat

Sky pundits and former England players Lydia Greenway and Dominic Cork suggested the scenes were not in “the spirit of the game.”  “It just doesn’t feel like the right way to win a game,” said Greenway, adding that she would have hoped England would have given just a warning if, like Dean had done, an … Read more

Score and live updates from the third T20 International

…and for the second time in two nights welcome to the National Stadium in Karachi for an T20 international between England and Pakistan.  At this point yesterday there was a hope England could gain a strong, early foothold  in this seven-match series after they took a low-scoring opening match by six wickets.  However, Pakistan soon … Read more

score and latest updates from Karachi

Welcome to live coverage of the first Twenty 20 between Pakistan and England, the first match England have played in Pakistan since winning the fifth ODI in December 2005 by virtue of James Anderson’s four for 48. Today, they will be led by Moeen Ali in his fifth match in charge of the side and … Read more

BBC’s decision to cover England’s Pakistan tour remotely branded a ‘scandal’

The BBC is facing furious criticism after deciding not to send a commentary team to cover England’s first tour to Pakistan for 17 years. It is understood a combination of cost savings and security protocols are behind the decision. Test Match Special, cricket’s flagship radio show, will instead call the action off television images from … Read more

live score and latest updates from day 4

Good morning, thanks for joining us on our live blog of the Test match from the Oval. After day one was lost to rain, and day two cancelled out of a mark of respect for the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the match began yesterday. England bowled South Africa out for 118 but missed … Read more