Umar Farooq

Pakistan correspondent, ESPNcricinfo

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Fakhar Zaman lets out a roar of frustration after Morne Morkel sniped him out in the first over

Pakistan news

PCB makes domestic T20 participation mandatory for NOCs

Centrally contracted players will have to feature in the National T20 Cup before they can gain No-Objection Certificates to participate in the T20 Global League and the Bangladesh Premier League

Sana Mir delivers a talk in the team huddle ahead of the start of play

Women's cricket

Mir axed as ODI captain, Maroof to lead side

Bismah Maroof will succeed Mir as the Pakistan captain, even as the PCB will look to appoint a new general manager for the women's wing and a new selection panel

Salman Butt speaks to the media

Pakistan news

Butt moves a step closer to Pakistan comeback

Inzamam-ul-Haq, the PCB's chief selector, is impressed with the opener's form and fitness since his return from his spot-fixing ban, and has said his case for a full international return will be assessed by picking him in the Pakistan A team

Haris Sohail hits it straight

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2017-18

Pakistan look to Sohail, Salahuddin in post-MisYou era

The pair are likely to be the first batsmen to attempt filling the gap left by Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan's retirements in the upcoming Tests against Sr Lanka, even as Pakistan have bolstered their bowling with the inclusion of uncapped fast bowler Mir