Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: Azhar Ali

Azhar Ali scores century on Somerset debut

LONDON: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali marked his Somerset debut with a century as the visitors established a commanding positon in their First Division County Championship match away to Worcestershire on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Azhar, a veteran of 65 Tests, made 125 off 188 balls, including 13 fours and two sixes, ...

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Azhar Ali signs for Somerset

LONDON: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has joined Somerset for the remainder of their first-class English County Championship fixtures this season, the southwest club said. The 33-year-old replaces Australia opener Matt Renshaw, who made three hundreds at 51.30 in the opening rounds of the Championship before breaking a finger against Surrey ...

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Azhar Ali leads good batting show against England

LONDON: It’s the last outing for the visiting Pakistanis before the two-Test series in England, and they went quite well on the first day of the two-day fixture against Leicestershire at Grace Road, scoring 321/9 by close of play. Stumps were called when No.10 batsman Mohammad Abbas fell to Aadil ...

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Azhar Ali: English conditions to favor pace bowlers

LAHORE: Pakistan opener Azhar Ali believes English condition will favor fast-bowlers and his compatriot pacers have the ability to trouble the hosts. The right-handed opener was talking to media when he said that England will have home advantage but Pakistan is ready for the challenge. “Home side always has an advantage ...

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Pakistan batsmen hit form in practice match win

NELSON: Blazing the New Zealand XI bowlers to all parts of Saxton Oval, Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman hit 12 fours and three sixes in his knock of 106 in the tour opener. He’s yet to taste defeat in nine one-day cricket internationals for Pakistan , averages 44 with the bat and ...

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PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand series, Imad Wasim dropped

KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been dropped while former captain Azhar Ali made a comeback as Pakistan announced a 15-member squad for the five-match series against New Zealand. Junaid Khan was also not included in Pakistan’s squad and was replaced by Amir Yamin in the team. “Imad Wasim was again ...

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Azhar Ali optimistic about NZ series comeback after injury

LAHORE: Former skipper Azhar Ali said on Tuesday that although his doctors would make the final call on his fitness and availability for the upcoming series against New Zealand, he was optimistic about his chances for a return to international cricket. Ali was incapacitated following a hamstring injury in an ...

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Imam replaces Azhar as PCB names squad for Lanka ODIs

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selection committee Friday announced 15-member squad for the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka to be played from October 13 to 23 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The final squad was announced by the cricket board after consultation with head coach ...

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Herath can adjust, counter plans against him, says Azhar Ali

DUBAI: The only series in recent memory when Pakistan negated the threat of Rangana Herath effectively was in 2015 when the Sri Lanka left-arm spinner managed only two wickets in two home Tests, a success which came about after a specific plan against the bowler. In the wake of Pakistan’s ...

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