In spite of the fact that two of their key players, James Anderson and Ben Stokes, were ruled out of the opening Test at Lord's, against Pakistan, due to injury, England still went into the match having the upper hand.
Pakistan's bowlers came up with an excellent all-round effort on day four of the Lord's Test, to claim a hard-fought 75-run victory against England. Resuming at 214 for 8, and looking to set a target in the region of 300
A resolute century by Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq, a determined half century from Asad Shafiq, and a haul of four wickets for England pace bowler Chris Woakes left the opening Test at Lord's on Thursday equally poised
With Mohammad Amir returning to the venue where he disgraced himself six years ago, he has become the centre of attraction in the cricket world. Here’s what players, present and ex, are saying about the lad who went astray, but has been given an opportunity to redeem himself