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Adil Rashid has hit back at former England skipper Michael Vaughan after the latter criticised the decision of the spinner being included in the Test squad against India

With 2016 having drawn to a close, we take a look at the top five run-getters and wicket-takers in one-dayers, in the year that went by

England thrashed Pakistan 4-1 in the recently concluded one-day series. Cricwaves takes a look at the top performers in the series

With the series already won, England would have expected to enjoy themselves by expressing themselves without a fear in the world in the fourth ODI at Headingley, Leeds. Instead, the found were at the receiving end of a hostile spell from comeback man Mohammad Irfan

Despite having been held to a 2-2 draw in the Tests, England went into the ODI series against Pakistan as favourites, owing to the strength of their side as well as their current form. And, if the first ODI was any indication, Pakistan would have a tough time competing with the hosts in the series

Having staved off the England challenge in Dubai, Pakistan would be confident of putting up another solid effort in the final Test at Sharjah

It was expected to be a close game since the series was so competitively fought. The build up made it seem as a perfect finish in the making, with both the sides tied at 2-2. But, it turned out to be quite an anti-climax of sorts at Old Trafford

Matthew Wade smashed an unbeaten 71 from 50 balls, and featured in an unbeaten seventh wicket partnership of 112 from merely 13 overs as Australia posted 305 for 6 and then went on to restrict England to 246 all out in 45.3 overs

Amid all the hype, England have chosen their team for the first Test of Ashes 2015, which will be starting next week. As expected, there aren't too many surprises in the 13-man squad