The day began with Younis Khan announcing his shock retirement from ODIs, just days after he was recalled for the one-day series against England. The next task for Pakistan was undoubtedly to announce that they would like the win the first ODI at Abu Dhabi for him.
At one stage during the series, England found themselves in a very tough position. They lost the first two one-day matches, and found themselves in a position where they needed to win the next three games to come back and clinch the series
Even as the dust over the Ben Stokes incident at Lord's is yet to settle, Australia and England prepare to face each other for the third time in the one-day series at Manchester. The two sides may not admit it, but it is humanly impossible for the incident not to be at the back