Friday, 18 August 2017

Tag Archives: Misbah-ul-Haq

PCB to honour Misbah, Younus, Afridi in Sept

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LONDON: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been mulling to honour three former skippers Misbah ul Haq, Younus Khan and Shahid Afridi by hosting a ceremony in September. Confirming the same, PCB chairman Najam Sethi said that the trio had served the country for a long period of time and, ...

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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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Misbah awarded honourary MCC membership

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SYDNEY: Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been awarded Honourary Life Membership by the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for his services to the game. Misbah was presented with the membership at Lord’s Cricket Ground during the rain-interrupted match between Afghanistan and the MCC XI earlier this week. Misbah ...

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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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Pakistan have made Champions Trophy truly memorable

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 18:  Pakistan lift the ICC Champions Trophy after beating India during ICC Champions Trophy Final between India and Pakistan at The Kia Oval on June 18, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Congratulations Pakistan. Exceptional performance in the final today. #CT17 — Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) June 18, 2017 Wow wow wow unbelievable performance by team green. It feels like deja’vu after winning the 1992 WCup. I am over the moon #PakistanZindabad — Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) June 18, 2017 Brilliant from Pakistan! Embraced ...

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Azhar Ali should build innings like Amla: says Misbah

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BIRMINGHAM: Former Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has asked opening batsman Azhar Ali to watch Hashim Amla and try to build his innings like the South African opener. “He (Azhar) should try to play in gaps and focus on his timing. It is not necessary you have to hit the ball with force. ...

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Abdul Razzaq announces international cricket retirement

Abdul Razzaq

LONDON: Much respected all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has made an announcement to retire from the international cricket after being a part of the national team the last time in 2013. The cricketer had filed his retirement in black and white to the cricket board in 2016 seeking a Non-Objection Certificate (NOC) ...

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Pakistan team leave for London ahead of ICC Champions Trophy

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LONDON: Pakistani cricket players left for London to participate in upcoming ICC Champions Trophy tournament. Seven players including Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal, Fakhar Zaman Muhammad Hafeez and Faheem Ashraf flew from Lahore today. Other players along Captain Sarfraz Ahmad flew from West Indies to London while ...

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Misbah bedrock of Pakistan cricket team; Younis a class above rest

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Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan farewelled cricket as Pakistan sealed a dramatic 101-run Test win against West Indies on Sunday. ICC CEO David Richardson heaped praise on Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan for the pair’s contribution to cricket. The ICC sends its congratulations to Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq on their successful international ...

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