Friday, 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah thanks team for ‘special gift’

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KINGSTON: If you had glanced at the weather forecast for Kingston last Friday, you might have been forgiven for wondering if the city had any business hosting a Test match. There was rain expected across all five days, with dry spells in between. When Misbah-ul-Haq looked at it, he knew ...

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Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to victory over Windies in 1st Test

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KINGSTON: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hit successive sixes off Devendra Bishoo to give Pakistan victory by seven wickets in the first Test against West Indies in Jamaica on Tuesday. The tourists had bowled West Indies out for 152 in the second innings leaving them a target of 32 to win on ...

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Yasir gives Pakistan control after Misbah 99 not out

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KINGSTON: A brilliant spell by Yasir Shah late on day four has given Pakistan control of the first Test against West Indies in Kingston. Yasir (4-33) dominated before stumps on Monday as the Windies were reduced to 93-4 in their second innings, still trailing by 28 runs. Opener Kieran Powell ...

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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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