Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Tag Archives: Babar Azam

Ponting warns Australia of Babar’s threat

SYDNEY: Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has lauded Babar Azam as Pakistan’s danger man ahead of the upcoming Test series beginning Thursday. Babar is the No.3 ranked batsman in ODI’s as well as being the No1 T20 batsman, however, despite his modest career Test batting average of 35.28, Ponting is ...

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Tim Paine will lead the Kangaroos against Pakistan

SYDNEY: Australia have announced 14-man squad for the upcoming two-match series, starting in Brisbane next week followed by Adelaide, against Pakistan. Tim Paine will lead the Kangaroos against Pakistan while former captain Steve Smith and David Warner are also part of the team. It is pertinent here to mention that ...

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Babar Azam hits 24 boundaries during unbeaten 157

PERTH: Pakistan batting mainstay Babar Azam continued his run-making form during the ongoing tour of Australia by hitting a quickfire unbeaten century in the day-night warm-up match against Australia ‘A’ on Monday. Batting first at the Perth Stadium, Pakistan were in trouble at 60-3 with their top order – including ...

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New T20 captain Babar Azam up for Australia challenge

SYDNEY: Newly-installed Pakistan captain Babar Azam admitted his team will face a stern test during next month’s tour of Australia, but vowed his players will go for victory. Azam last week replaced Sarfaraz Ahmed, who was dumped as skipper and left out of the squad following the shocking 3-0 rout ...

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The Hundred Draft – Amir picked by London Spirit for £100,000

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s bowling trio of speedster Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi and leggie Shadab Khan were picked for The Hundred Draft. Amir led the Men in Green into the draft, becoming the first Pakistani player picked in The Hundred Draft. The fast bowler was picked by London Spirit for a ...

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Shoaib Malik a better captaincy choice over Babar Azam, says Afridi

LONDON: Pakistan former captain Shahid Afridi believes that veteran batsman Shoaib Malik would have been a better T20I captaincy choice over Babar Azam, as ICC T20 World Cup 2020 approaches. “Babar Azam is no doubt the backbone of Pakistan batting line and a consistent performer for Pakistan, but I believe ...

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PCB sacks Sarfraz, names Azhar, Babar as Test, T20 captains

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sacked Sarfraz Ahmed as the national cricket team skipper across all formats while Azhar Ali and Babar Azam were named as new Test and T20 captains respectively. The cricket board has taken this decision to Sarfraz Ahmed’s drop in overall form, which has also ...

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Babar Azam star in Pakistan’s 67-run win over Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket fans left the National Stadium Karachi with big smiles on their faces as the national team registered a thumping 67-run win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI to take an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the three-match series on Monday. Pakistan rode on a magnificent hundred from ...

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Sarfaraz retained as captain; Babar appointed vice-captain

LAHORE: Sarfaraz Ahmed has been retained as Pakistan captain while Babar Azam has been named as vice-captain for three ODI and three T20I home series against Sri Lanka, which will be held from September 27 to October 9. In April 2016, Sarfaraz was appointed Pakistan captain for the T20Is before ...

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Babar Azam ends memorable run for Somerset

LONDON: Pakistan cricket star Babar Azam bid adieu after a memorable run at the Somerset club as the club ended their run at the Vitality Blast 2019. “It was some amazing days with the Somerset family and fans. I am grateful to you all for the love that I have ...

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