Former England star Mark Butcher feels Andrew Strauss's men were not prepared for the challenge of facing high-class spin in the UAE.
Brad Haddin admits it will be difficult to get back in the Australia one-day side after he was dropped for the triangular series.
Australia's selectors want to take Brad Haddin to the Ashes, despite resting him from the first three ODIs against India and Sri Lanka.
Batsman Mike Hussey has insisted Australia are going all out to regain their place at the top of the world Test rankings.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes his side deserve plenty of credit following their series win over England.
Andy Flower has indicated there could be changes to England's batting line-up for the third and final Test against Pakistan.
England skipper Andrew Strauss has hailed Pakistan after his side's shock defeat in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Australia have secured a 4-0 series whitewash against India with a 298-run win in the fourth and final Test at Adelaide on Saturday.
England have given themselves a great chance to square the three-Test series against Pakistan after taking control in Abu Dhabi.
Virat Kohli has criticised both the Australian players and the Adelaide crowd for their behaviour during his maiden Test century.
Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann both took three wickets as England enjoyed a decent first day in the second Test against Pakistan.
Fast bowler Chris Tremlett will miss the rest of England's current tour of the UAE due to the back injury that resurfaced on Monday.
Australia have given themselves an excellent chance of completing a 4-0 whitewash over India after posting a huge total on day two.
England paceman Chris Tremlett is rated as doubtful for the second Test with Pakistan after complaining of pain in his back and side.
Alastair Cook hopes to mark the 100th time he has opened with Andrew Strauss in Tests with a big score in the second Test.
Pakistan wicket-keeper Adnan Akmal admits even he finds it difficult to read which delivery off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is going to bowl.
Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting piled on the runs as Australia dominated day one of the fourth Test against India, closing on 335-3.
Sri Lanka have announced that Tillakaratne Dilshan has resigned as captain after less than a year in charge of the side.
England's man behind the stumps Matt Prior has admitted his side were rusty going into their first Test with Pakistan this week.
England coach Andy Flower has admitted his side were disappointing against Pakistan but will be looking for improvements next week.
Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan is targeting another victory on Sunday after claiming the fourth one-dayer with South Africa.
Jonathan Trott is adamant that England can bounce back from adversity and rally to take the second Test in Abu Dhabi.
England coach Andy Flower admits his team fell a long way short of the standards he expects in their first-Test defeat to Pakistan.
Pakistan have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series with England after a convincing ten-wicket win inside three days in Dubai.
Australian paceman Peter Siddle is desperate to play in the final Test against India but acknowledges he will be rested at some stage.
England Lions picked up a win to end the series with Bangladesh A on a positive note but went down 3-2 to the Tigers second-string.
Two late wickets have thrown England a lifeline but Pakistan built a healthy lead and sit on 288-7 after day two of the first Test.
Australia batsman Shaun Marsh admits he has not played well of late and feels he must start scoring runs to stay in the side.
Gautam Ghambir has defended under-fire batsman VVS Laxman and feels all the top seven batsmen are to blame for India's demise.
Shane Watson will not play in the fourth Test against India even if he recovers from injury as the selectors rest him for the ODIs.
James Anderson has played down the significance of Stuart Broad's injury and expects him to be fit to play in Tuesday's first Test.
Michael Clarke insists Australia will not let up in the fourth Test against India despite taking the series with victory in Perth.
Australia's pace bowlers ripped through the Indian batting line-up to seal an innings and 37-run win within three days at the WACA.
England paceman Stuart Broad suffered an injury scare when he was hit on the foot while batting in the nets.
South Africa have won the second one-day international against Sri Lanka by five wickets thanks to a half-century by JP Duminy.
Graeme Swann says he has fully recovered from a minor thigh strain and is ready to help England to a series win over Pakistan.
Head coach Peter Moores has boosted county champions Lancashire by signing a new two-year deal extension at Old Trafford.
England completed a 100-run victory in their final warm-up game ahead of the Test series against Pakistan.
David Warner hit one of the fastest centuries in Test history as Australia took control of the Third Test against India in Perth.
Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan admits Wednesday's humiliating one-day defeat to South Africa was the worst game of his career.
Australia captain Michael Clarke admits he must make two tricky decisions for the third Test over selection and whether to bowl first.
England had Alastair Cook to thank for sparing their blushes as the opener hit a century against a Pakistan Cricket Board XI in Dubai.
Rahul Dravid has played down reports of a rift between India captain Ms Dhoni and batsman Virender Sehwag ahead of the third Test.
Ricky Ponting is determined not to rest on his laurels and is looking to score heavily in the remaining two Tests with India.
Paceman Zaheer Khan has hit back at Brad Haddin's claims that India are a fragile team and has questioned his skills behind the stumps.
Graham Onions is hoping to take his chance after it emerged that Chris Tremlett is an injury doubt for England's final warm-up match.
Seamer Tim Bresnan has revealed he is "gutted" to have been forced out of the upcoming Test series against Pakistan through injury.
Mike Hussey has tipped Shaun Marsh to recover from gastroenteritis and take his place in the Australia side for the third Test.
England Lions were hammered by six wickets as they lost their first one-day game in the series against Bangladesh A.
England were made to work hard on the first day of their opening tour match as Christi Viljoen hit 98 down the order in Dubai.
Australia's innings-and-68-run second Test victory over India was marred by the loss of James Pattinson for the rest of the series.
England all-rounder Tim Bresnan will miss the first warm-up match ahead of the series against Pakistan in the UAE with an elbow injury.
Australia captain Michael Clarke made 329 not out to leave the home side 354 runs ahead of India after day three of the second Test.
Ian Bell admits he is more than ready to return to action after undergoing his first net session ahead of the Pakistan series.
Stuart Broad insists that he and his England team-mates are all raring to go after coming through a tough work-out in South Africa.
Captain Michael Clarke scored an unbeaten 251 as Australia moved on to 482-4 at stumps on day two of the second Test against India.
Graeme Swann expects the contests with Pakistan to be played in a cordial manner as they look to move on from the spot fixing scandal.
Australia took control on day one of the second Test as India succumbed to the hosts' pace attack and were bowled out for 191.
England Test captain Andrew Strauss insists his players are refreshed and ready to do battle with a tough Pakistan side.
Australia batsman Mike Hussey has admitted his side will be going all out to deny Sachin Tendulkar his 100th international century.
Alviro Petersen has earned a recall for South Africa and replaces Ashwell Prince in the lineup for the third Test against Sri Lanka.
Australia have resisted the urge to recall Ryan Harris and kept faith with the side that won the first Test against India.
Australia's Michael Hussey believes the Sydney Test pitch against India will be spin-friendly once again.
New Zealand coach John Wright admits Jesse Ryder's continual fitness problems are causing him concern after yet another injury.
Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar does not feel India will come back to win the series with Australia and questioned MS Dhoni's captaincy.
Australian captain Michael Clarke is keen for his fast bowlers to replicate their aggressive stance in the second Test with India.
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