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Tag Archives: Babar Azam

Pakistan second, Imad Wasim on top in latest ICC T20I rankings

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DUBAI: Pakistan team has ranked second in the latest ICC rankings issued for T20I, while all-rounder Imad Wasim has retained the top spot among bowlers. Meanwhile, 22-year-old middle order batsman Babar Azam has moved up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings. Azam has climbed 21 spots after his player ...

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Babar moves up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings

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DUBAI: According to a media release issued by ICC on Sunday, Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has risen 21 spots to grab a career-best sixth position in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Player Rankings after his player of the series performance helped complete a 2-1 victory over the World XI in ...

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

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LAHORE: Helped by a fiery 86 runs from Babar Azam and disciplined bowling, Pakistan easily defeated World XI by 20 runs Tuesday here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Spinners consolidated Pakistan’s gains in the middle, slowing the World XI’s run rate after Rumman Raees took the side’s openers in sixth over ...

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No comparison between Kohli and me: Babar Azam

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KARACHI: Babar Azam has often been compared to India skipper Virat Kohli but Pakistan’s young batsman said that there was no comparison between him and the Indian run-machine. While the Pakistan cricketer called himself a ‘beginner’, he dubbed Kohli as a ‘great batsman’. When a fan compared Babar Azam with ...

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Hasan Ali stars on debut to lead Patriots past Amazon Warriors

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - AUGUST 05: In this handout image provided by CPL T20, Hasan Ali of the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots during Match 2 of the 2017 Hero Caribbean Premier League between Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium on August 5, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Ashley Allen - CPL T20 via Getty Images)

JAMAICA: Pakistan pace bowler Hasan Ali, who was the highest wicket-taker at the Champions Trophy earlier this year, enjoyed a fantastic Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut as the two wickets he took during his economical spell helped the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots take down the Guyana Amazon Warriors by ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

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LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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A real challenge to follow Misbah, says Sarfraz

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KARACHI: The hardest part, Sarfraz Ahmed might reasonably think, is over. Becoming Pakistan’s limited-overs captain always loomed as the greater challenge, given the depths to which they have fallen there. But he’s come through that with flying colours, the Champions Trophy win the icing on a captaincy record that currently ...

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Victorious Pakistan team returns home to hero’s welcome

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LONDON/KARACHI: Even after the special convoy escorting Sarfraz Ahmed from the airport got within sight of his Karachi home in the early hours of the morning, it took the Pakistan captain nearly a half-hour to get from the vehicle to his house as a throng of adoring cricket fans clamored ...

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Pakistan rout India to win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title

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OVAL: Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround by thrashing arch-rivals India by 180 runs to claim their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. Sarfraz Ahmed’s side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

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Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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