Monday, 23 October 2017

Tag Archives: Misbah-ul-Haq

Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan by 21 runs in first Test

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ABU DHABI: Rangana Herath was the usual suspect as Sri Lanka ran through Pakistan to claim a memorable 21-run win on the final day of the first match in the two-Test series between the two sides. The Abu Dhabi pitch had been docile enough for the first three days to ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

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Pakistan's Head Coach Mickey Arthur during nets
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ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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Waqar Younis joins Islamabad United

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LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and head coach Waqar Younis has joined the Islamabad United as bowling coach for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League to be held in 2018. The franchise owner announced this while Waqar was also given a role of director cricket for United. Regarding his ...

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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

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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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