Friday, 22 September 2017

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Misbah mulls pace change as Pakistan seek series leveller

MELBOURNE: Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq hinted Sunday that Sohail Khan may come in to break up Pakistan’s three-man left-arm pace attack in the second Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne. The tourists are not expected to tinker with their batting after a heroic effort which took them within 40 runs of ...

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Kamran Akmal set for comeback in Australia


ISLAMABAD: Kamran Akmal’s long and hard wait for staging comeback in the national cricket is set to be over as highly-placed sources have confirmed to The Nation that Pakistan Cricket Board finally is considering the wicket-keeper batsman for Australia series. Highly placed sources on condition of anonymity have confirmed to ...

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Ravichandran Ashwin bags brace of ICC annual awards

KARACHI: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year on Thursday for taking 48 wickets and scoring 336 runs in eight Tests during the voting period. The 30-year-old, the world’s top-ranked test bowler, became the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers ...

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Misbah-ul-Haq has won the ICC spirit of cricket award

DUBAI: Pakistan Cricket team’s Test Captain Misbahul Haq has become the first Pakistani to get the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Spirit of Cricket Award for stirring his team from fourth to the first position in the five-day format. ICC also tweeted to announce the message.   Inspirational words from Misbah-ul-Haq, ...

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Aamir Sohail warns Pakistan of upcoming Sydney Test

ISLAMABAD: The miraculous near-win Pakistan almost pulled off in the first Test against Australia means that the confidence in the camp is supposed to be high, but former captain Aamir Sohail has warned the players to not be overconfident and tread lightly. After being completely outplayed in the first three ...

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Cricket Australia bans Russell’s black bat

Andre Russell scored 9 off 7 balls with a black bat in the Big Bash League opener SYDNEY: Cricket Australia has banned Andre Russell’s black bat from the Big Bash League, having previously approved its use during the Sydney Thunder’s first match of the tournament. Russell used the black bat ...

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Pakistan team reaches Melbourne for 2nd Test

MELBOURNE: Pakistan cricket team has arrived Melbourne after nearly beating Australia in the day-night Test in Brisbane. Though Australia won the first Test but Pakistan won the hearts of everyone with their wonderful resistance in fourth innings. The team looked very confident at airport over their performance in Brisbane Test. ...

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Asad Shafiq says he’d be happier with a win

BRISBANE: Asad Shafiq didn’t need to look far for inspiration. Down one end, adjacent to the player pavilion, was a small but rowdy group of ex-pats chanting “Pakistan Zindabad” long live Pakistan. Just about everyone had written off Pakistan’s chances of winning the series-opening day-night test against Australia. No team ...

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Shaun Marsh unlikely for Boxing Day Test

ADELAIDE: Shaun Marsh is not expected to be in contention for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan, which could offer another opportunity for Nic Maddinson. Marsh broke a finger during Australia’s loss to South Africa at the WACA in the first Test of the summer, and Cricket Australia’s team performance ...

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