Pakistan fast bowler, Umar Gul, has voiced outspoken criticism of Pakistan's selector's after missing out on Pakistan's tour of England.
Pakistan's batsmen could have a slight reprieve come the first Test at Lord's on 14 July, with England paceman James Anderson a major doubt after picking up a stress fracture in his shoulder blade.
New Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has no intention of becoming a relaxed and hands-off leader, and says he and skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will combine personalities to get the best out of the team.
Shaharyar Khan has announced he will serve as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board until 2017, receiving the support of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Pakistan team manager, Intikhab Alam, has issued a stern warning to Fast bowler Mohammad Amir ahead of the tour to England.