A statistical look at ODI cricket's evolution

The influence of two new balls from both ends, revised fielding restrictions, and T20 have transformed the predominant 50-over strategy, turning the ODI revolution of the 1990s inside-out.

Azhar replaces Misbah as ODI skipper

Pakistan have named a new ODI skipper, according to reports, as Misbah-ul-Haq will make way for batsman Azhar Ali as leader of the side as the former has all but retired from the format.

This week in history: 25-31 March

In our never-ending quest to expand your cricket knowledge, and increase your chances of winning your weekly pub quiz, here are some snippets of cricketing history that happened this week but in the past.

Misbah lets rip at critical former players

Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq, who has now retired from ODI cricket in the wake of their World Cup quarter-final exit, has blasted former players who criticised him and the team from the safety of TV studios.

Wahab: Misbah told bowlers to attack

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has relished his resurgence over the past month in the World Cup, saying it's a joy for a paceman to be allowed to bowl with freedom, as Misbah-ul-Haq pushed his pacemen to do.