The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Pakistan's problem-maker Umar Akmal could face a lifetime ban if convicted of match-fixing charges unveiled by Pakistan cricket authorities.
The next Asia Cup will be held in Dubai so that arch-rivals India and Pakistan can both take part, Indian cricket chief Sourav Ganguly said.
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez is free to bowl in ECB competitions this year after his bowling action passed an independent assessment.
Pakistan teenager Naseem Shah grabbed a hat trick against Bangladesh to become the youngest person to record the feat in Test cricket.
Sparkling hundreds from Babar Azam and Shan Masood put Pakistan in command against Bangladesh on the second day of the first Test.
Lanky paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi took four wickets to help Pakistan dismiss Bangladesh on the opening day of the first Test in Rawalpindi.
Skipper Azhar Ali hopes Pakistan will strengthen their credentials - both as a team and as hosts - when they face a depleted Bangladesh.
Pakistan recalled allrounder Faheem Ashraf and off-spinner Bilal Asif for the first Test against Bangladesh starting in Rawalpindi next week.
The third Twenty20 international between Pakistan and Bangladesh was abandoned without a ball being bowled because of bad weather in Lahore.
Recalled Shoaib Malik smashed a solid half-century to anchor Pakistan's win over Bangladesh in the first Twenty20 international in Lahore.
Pakistan cricket authorities announced plans to close public access to a series of upcoming domestic league matches in Karachi.
Pakistan's perennial problem-maker Umar Akmal was suspended under an anti-corruption rule sidelining him from the Pakistan Super League.
Pakistan completed a crushing victory over Bangladesh, taking a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.
Bangladesh took four wickets as Pakistan built a commanding first innings lead on the third day in the first Test in Rawalpindi.
Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed was jailed for 17 months = after pleading guilty to conspiracy to bribe fellow cricketers.
Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and sent Bangladesh in to bat in the first Test in Rawalpindi on Friday.
Defending champions India cruised to an easy win over neighbours and arch-rivals Pakistan to reach the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final for the seventh time.
The Proteas could be set to visit Pakistan in March, with three T20 internationals in the pipeline should Cricket South Africa give the go-ahead for the trip.
Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez stroked masterful half-centuries to steer Pakistan to a convincing win over Bangladesh in their second T20 in Lahore.
Pakistan are seeking to hold on to the top world ranking and also prove again the country is capable of hosting international cricket when they take on Bangladesh in a Twenty20 series starting Friday.
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