Monday, 24 April 2017

Tag Archives: Misbah-ul-Haq

Windies recover after Amir strikes on Day 1

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JAMAICA: West Indies’ middle and lower order came to their rescue in a big way as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day in Jamaica on 244 for 7. Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich added 118 for the sixth wicket after Mohammad Amir had ...

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Inzamam hopeful of winning West Indies Test series

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LAHORE: Enthusiastic Chief Selector of national team Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed hope in clinching the Test series against West Indies as this time it’s a great chance for green shirts to register their victory. Inzamam-ul-Haq said that the team will make the win historic but, firstly there is a need to ...

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After Misbah, Younis Khan says goodbye to cricket

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KARACHI: Veteran Pakistan batsman and former captain Younis Khan announced on Saturday he will retire from international cricket after the upcoming Test series in the West Indies. The 39 year-old has captained Pakistan in all three formats, and in 2009 led them to their only World Twenty20 title in England. ...

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Misbah, Kohli and Younis get Wisden honours

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LONDON: Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2017 edition of the respected Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, – ‘cricket’s bible’ – published this week. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan were named as two of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year. According ...

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Bright chances of winning ODI, Test series: Mushtaq

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LAHORE  – National Cricket Academy (NCA) head coach Mushtaq Ahmad has said that Pakistan’s chances of winning ODI and Test series against the West Indies are quite bright. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Mushtaq said: “I am quite confident that after giving excellent performances ...

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Misbah smashed 6 sixes on 6 balls in Hong Kong T20 blitz

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HONG KONG: Amidst the controversy of being asked to retire from international cricket, Misbah-ul-Haq just showed how much cricket he has left in him. He launched a massive attack against PCB by pelting six sixes against Hung Hom Jaguars while playing for Hong Kong United Island in the Hong Kong ...

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Misbah to lead Pakistan in Windies tour

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s ageing Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday made himself available for next month’s series in the West Indies, ignoring entreaties from ex-players to call time on his illustrious career following a slew of poor results. Misbah, who will turn 43 in May, had asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ...

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PSL: Quetta Gladiators, Islamabad United register crucial wins

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Kevin Pietersen led from the front with a match-winning 42-ball 88 as Quetta Gladiators beat Lahore Qalandars by 5 wickets in the Pakistan Super League on Saturday. Batting first, Lahore Qalandars had put up 200 in the stipulated overs with Jason Roy top-scoring with 51 off 27 balls. Fakhar Zaman ...

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PSL ideal platform for development of players: Misbah

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DUBAI: Misbah-ul-Haq has expressed hope that the Pakistan Super League will do the job of acting as a pipeline for talent to help shore up the immediate future of cricket in the country. “PSL is an ideal platform for the development of the players, just like the other leagues. So ...

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PSL will help me decide to stay or quit, says Misbah

LAHORE: Pakistan’s Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said that his participation and performance in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will decide his cricketing future. “My participation in the PSL will help me decide to stay or quit the game as age factor is not a problem with me and as long ...

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