Sunday, 15 September 2019

Tag Archives: Junaid Khan

Junaid sends obscure message to selectors after World Cup axe

LONDON: Junaid Khan was included in Pakistan’s provisional ICC World Cup 2019 squad ahead of Mohammad Amir and it seemed certain that the 29-year-old fast bowler will be travelling for the tournament. However, that was not the case as the selectors decided to replace Abid Ali and Junaid Khan with Asif ...

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Junaid Khan sparkles at Bangladesh Premier League

DHAKA: Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan is impressing cricket lovers at the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), after his three wickets helped his side Khulna Titans take down the Rajshahi Kings. In a game that was dominated by bowlers, Khulna Titans emerged on top as fast bowler Junaid Khan 3 wickets ...

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PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand series, Imad Wasim dropped

KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been dropped while former captain Azhar Ali made a comeback as Pakistan announced a 15-member squad for the five-match series against New Zealand. Junaid Khan was also not included in Pakistan’s squad and was replaced by Amir Yamin in the team. “Imad Wasim was again ...

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Junaid Khan out of NZ tour with stress fracture

KARACHI:  Fast bowler Junaid Khan has been ruled out for four weeks due to a stress fracture of the foot, a setback for the Pakistan team ahead of their limited-overs tour to New Zealand. Pakistan opener Azhar Ali and middle-order batsman Mohammad Hafeez have both passed their fitness tests and ...

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Pakistan defeat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in fourth ODI

SHARJAH:Pakistan ruled the roost in the fourth One-Day International as well as Sri Lanka folded for 173 in 43.4 overs after opting to bat in Sharjah on Friday (October 20). Only Lahiru Thirimanne (62) got going but with little support, as the visitors could only muster a paltry score. After ...

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Bairstow to open for England as West Indies big guns return

MANCHESTER: The concept of the points-based “Super Series”, trialled last summer to add over-arching context to the sport’s three different formats, was quietly put into mothballs ahead of this season. But had it still been in existence, we’d have been geared up for an improbably thrilling climax to the second ...

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Sarfraz proud as Fakhar and Hasan join him in ICC’s team of tournament

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said being named skipper of the International Cricket Council’s team of the Champions Trophy was the “perfect icing on the cake” of his side’s stunning title triumph. Sarfraz’s side thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final The Oval having been the lowest ...

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Victorious Pakistan team returns home to hero’s welcome

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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