Match preview: Pakistan v Zimbabwe

This match-up has the potential to be one of the more important ones in the tournament, as a win for Zimbabwe could see them closer to the quarter-finals, and Pakistan need their first win.

Misbah calls on Pakistan to focus

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq admits that his side is feeling the pressure after suffering back to back losses in the World Cup, but knows that only one victory can turn their whole tournament around.

Shehzad fit to face Zim on Sunday

A spokesman for the Pakistan team said that batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been cleared of an ankle injury and will play against Zimbabwe in a World Cup Pool B match on Sunday.

Opinion: An alternative to a 10-team World Cup

In the science fiction television series, Star Trek, set in the 24th century, baseball is an obscure sport that nobody plays or watches any more. On current trends, this will be the fate of cricket by the middle of this century.

Chief selector sent home by Pakistan

Pakistan chief selector Moin Khan has been sent home from the World Cup after admitting to visiting a casino days before the national team lost to the West Indies in a crucial clash.