My future as head coach won’t be decided by the South Africa series, Misbah says

Misbah-ul-Haq said his future as Pakistan's head coach won't be decided by the outcome of the South Africa series

Misbah-ul-Haq: “I don’t think that [my future as head coach] has anything to do with the South Africa series. I have always played cricket under pressure and you have to perform. You can never have any security or assurances”

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Misbah-ul-Haq has said his future as Pakistan’s head coach won’t depend on the outcome of the South Africa series.

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Hampshire sign Bird and Arafat

Bird is set to represent Hampshire in all three formats for the first three months of the season

Bird is set to represent Hampshire in all three formats for the first three months of the season

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Hampshire have signed Australia pace bowler Jackson Bird for the first half of next year’s County season and former Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat for the limited overs portion of the season.

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‘We’re not taking New Zealand lightly’, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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“We’ll give them the respect they should get and we know their experienced players are dangerous enough to win games by themselves”

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has announced that the national team are “not taking New Zealand lightly”, especially after their impressive performance against the West Indies.

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Watson’s chances of playing first Ashes Test still 50-50

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“He will have intense treatment and rehabilitation in Sydney over the coming days and just how well he responds to this will determine how quickly he can resume full training and match preparation”

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson’s chances of playing in the first Ashes Test in Brisbane are still 50-50 after scans revealed a low-grade hamstring strain.

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