Tuesday, 23 January 2018


Sarfraz Ahmed needs to perform individually: Younis Khan


LAHORE: Since his appointment as Pakistan captain, Sarfraz Ahmed has enjoyed success across different formats. Having led the his side to an impressive win in the ICC Champions Trophy against India in the final, he has made a name for himself in Pakistan cricketing history. Yet, he has come under ...

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Pakistan Vs New Zealand: NZ wins 4rth ODI with five wickets

Pakistan Vs New Zealand

HAMILTON: New Zealand coasted to an easy victory against Pakistan with five wickets to spare in the fourth One-Day International in Hamilton on Tuesday. Although the green shirts seemed to be in control with a solid 262-run total in the first innings, the black caps were able to meet the ...

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Shoaib Malik suffers delayed concussion signs

Shoaib Malik

HAMILTON: Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik was struck on the back of the head while running between the wickets during the fourth ODI in Hamilton. Though he continued batting, he had signs of a delayed concussion and did not take the field in the second innings. Malik had come out to bat without a ...

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Kohli leads India resistance against South Africa


PRETORIA: India captain Virat Kohli led a superb fightback with an unbeaten century before South Africa grabbed quick wickets with the new ball as the tourists went to lunch at 287 for eight on the third day of the second test on Monday. Kohli had spoken before the match about ...

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Inzamam slams Sarfraz and co over New Zealand drubbing


KARACHI: Expressed disappointment over Pakistan cricket team’s poor show against New Zealand, Chief selector Inzamam ul Haq said that there are no excuses for such a bad show put up by the boys. Addressing the media at UBL sports complex in Karachi, the chairman of national selection committee said, “Obviously ...

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Roy record inspires England to victory

Jason Roy

MELBOURNE: England’s opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia on Sunday. After their wretched Ashes campaign, in which they were beaten 4-0, the tourists chased down a hefty Australian total ...

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Controversy in Big Bash League

Alex Ross Big Bash League

PERTH: Controversy erupted in the Big Bash League after Brisbane Heat’s Alex Ross was given out for ‘obstructing the field’ against Hobart Hurricanes. It happened in the 17th over of Heat’s chase, when Ross – batting at 28 off 16 balls – pulled a short delivery towards mid-wicket and took ...

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Rabada becomes world’s highest-ranked Test bowler

Kagiso Rabada

DUBAI: Kagiso Rabada has become the number-one ranked bowler in the ICC Test Player Rankings after helping South Africa to 72-run victory over India in the first Test. Rabada , who was one of the stars in South Africa’s successful campaign in the ICC U19 World Cup in the UAE ...

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Aiden Markram half-century helps South Africa off to good start

Aiden Markram

CENTURION: Aiden Markram made a solid half-century as South Africa made a good start on the first day of the second Test against India at SuperSport Park on Saturday. South Africa were 78 for no wicket at lunch after winning the toss and batting on an easy-paced pitch. Markram, playing ...

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New Zealand take series, Sarfraz slams batting flop


DUNEDIN: A visibly disappointed Sarfraz Ahmed slammed his team’s ‘disappointing batting flop’ after New Zealand bowled out Pakistan for 74 to cruise to a 183-run victory in the third ODI in Dunedin on Saturday. “It was very disappointing, a tough loss,” said the skipper during post-match ceremony, after staying not ...

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