Monday, 19 August 2019

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Babar Azam to play for Somerset in County Championship

MANCHESTER: Pakistan batsman Babar Azam will be available to play for Somerset in their County Championship match against Warwickshire at Edgbaston on 18 August. The 24-year-old is currently playing for Somerset in the T20 Blast, but has now also agreed to face the Bears. Babar, who scored 474 runs for ...

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Babar Azam admits other teams were better prepared

KARACHI: Pakistan batsman Babar Azam admits other teams were better prepared for the World Cup than the Men in Green. “Unfortunately we couldn’t perform well in the first match because of that,” he said while addressing the media on Tuesday. The star batsman was happy with his side’s performance against the ...

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Neesham says New Zealand can shrug off Pakistan World Cup defeat

BIRMINGHAM: All-rounder Jimmy Neesham is confident that New Zealand’s defeat against Pakistan in Birmingham on Wednesday will not derail their World Cup bid. The 2015 runners-up lost by six wickets to a resurgent Pakistan, on the back of a brilliant unbeaten 101 by Babar Azam and three wickets from teenage ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand, keeps hopes alive

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand. Babar Azam’s century saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Shah Afridi had ripped through New ...

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Babar Azam needs to learn how to finish the game: Wasim Akram

LONDON: Pakistan top order batsman Babar Azam has been one of the most consistent performer for his side for quite some time, minting runs on command, however, his inability to finish the game for his side is what concerns Pakistan former captain and fast bowling great Wasim Akram. “He [Babar] ...

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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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