Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Tag Archives: Babar Azam

Micheal Clarke praises Babar as ‘Kohli’ of Pakistan cricket

LONDON: Former World Cup-winning skipper Micheal Clarke hoarded Pakistan middle-order batsman Babar Azam with praise as he called him the Virat Kohli of Pakistan cricket team. Babar Azam used to be considered an intense rival of Indian skipper Virat Kohli in early years of his career whereas Kohli carved his ...

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Afghanistan beat Pakistan in WC warm-up match

BRISTOL: Afghanistan defeated Pakistan by three wickets in their World Cup warm-up match at Bristol County Ground on Friday. Pakistan had set a 263-run target after they were bowled out in the 48th over in the match. Afghanistan achieved the required target in 49.4 overs at a loss of seven ...

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We hate the ‘unpredictable’ tag: Mickey Arthur

BRISTOL: Pakistan have been touted as a team to watch out for at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, thanks to their fine form in English conditions as well as their unpredictability, but Mickey Arthur, their coach, says that’s doing the team a disservice. Pakistan pushed England hard in ...

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Babar Azam joins Somerset for T20 Blast stint

LONDON: Somerset have agreed a deal to bring in Pakistan batsman Babar Azam for the Vitality Blast later this summer, subject to receiving a No-Objection Certificate. Babar, currently ranked the No. 1 T20 batsman by the ICC, will join in July and be available for the entire group stage as well as ...

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Ton-up Babar helps Pakistan beat Leicestershire

LEICESTERSHIRE: Pakistan opener Babar Azam smashed a century as Pakistan thrashed Leicestershire by 58 runs in their final practice game of the England tour. Pakistan were off to a flying start as they played superbly and posted 200 runs on the board for the loss of 6 wickets in allotted ...

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PSL: Peshawar Zalmi defeat Karachi Kings by 44 runs

SHARJAH: Courtesy exceptional performance from opener Imam-ul-Haq and fast bowler Hasan Ali, Peshawar Zalmi registered a thumping 44-run win against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League encounter at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Skipper Sammy and Imam powered Zalmi to a fighting total of 153 runs after an ...

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ICC T20I rankings: Imad Wasim, Yadav, Pandya moved up

DUBAI: Pakistan’s Imad Wasim has moved up five places to fourth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings. India spinner Kuldeep Yadav has also moved up one place to take a career-best second position in the rankings after grabbing 2 for 26 in the final match against ...

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Babar Azam maintains top position in T20I rankings

DUBAI: Pakistan’s Babar Azam continues at the top of the batsmen’s list in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after scoring 151 runs in the South Africa series while Hussain Talat has gained 19 places to reach 56th position after aggregating 98 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi has moved up 28 ...

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Pakistan seal consolation victory, Proteas win series

CENTURION: Shadab Khan impressed with bat and ball as Pakistan won by 27 runs at Centurion on Wednesday night, for the Proteas to win the series 2-1. It might not have been the performance they were hoping for, but the Proteas can leave this series with their heads held high, ...

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Haven’t yet seen best of Babar Azam: Arthur

JOHANNESBURG: Babar Azam, the Pakistan opener, stroked a beautiful 58-ball 90 in the second Twenty20 International against South Africa on Sunday, 3 February, but his coach, Mickey Arthur, said there was more to come. The 24-year-old’s knock went in vain – Pakistan lost by 7 runs and conceded a 2-0 ...

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