hei-fi Eoin Morgan says England are ‘starting from scratch in this part of the world’

At this stage of any cricket tour, all anybody wants to do is go home. Of nobody is this truer in the United Arab Emirates at present than the "home" side. Pakistan have been away for too long and it is beginning to show.

Eoin Morgan says England are ‘starting from scratch in this part of the world’

Hosts Pakistan can't wait to go home

England can complete a one-day whitewash today against opponents who are feeling homesick

Sylvie Guillem: Dancing to her own tune

At 46, Sylvie Guillem is still an incredible dancer. The secret's in her admirably single-minded approach, says Hannah Duguid

Akram Khan Company, Sadler's Wells, London

Vertical Road, the latest work by Akram Khan, celebrates 10 years of his own company.

Akram Khan Company, Sadler's Wells, London<br/>Stephen Petronio Company, Barbican Theatre, London

Fervour, or hokum? With Khan, it can be hard to keep the faith

Ballet Nacional de Espa&#241;a, Coliseum, London<br/>Akram Khan, Sadler's Wells, London

Spain's government-sponsored dance company purveys glossy flamenco-lite, while another national dancer shows how it can be done

Akram Khan, Sadler's Wells, London

Akram Khan's Gnosis is built around images of blindness. And what images! It's a work that goes from the grand strength of co-star Yoshie Sunahata, swinging her arms as if beating a great drum, to Khan's astonishing evocation of death by fire, trembling and shaking like flames in the wind.

Carlos Acosta / Akram Khan and Nitin Sawhney, Sadler's Wells, London

Lord of the dance reclaims majesty

Akram Khan: 'You have to become a warrior'

He's the darling of the dance world, and beyond, with artists such as Anish Kapoor and Antony Gormley lining up to work with him

British choreographers are now sought after the world over &ndash; so what's their secret?

Over the next few months, some of Britain's most successful choreographers will be unveiling new work. Matthew Bourne, Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon and Akram Khan have international reach: many of these works will be seen across the globe. All four have an interest in crossing styles: from ballet or Indian classical to modern dance. At the same time, they've looked for a public beyond the traditional dance audience. And they're all in demand, worldwide.

Akram Khan retained as Bangladesh captain

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