England set for hectic winter

CRICKET: England have announced their winter tour schedule, which includes Tests against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates for the first time. The tour begins on 4 October, with five one-day internationals and a Twenty20 international in India. England then face Pakistan in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where they have played at “home” for security reasons, for three Tests, four ODIs and three T20 games. The tour moves to Sri Lanka in March for two Tests, finishing on 7 April.