Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Tag Archives: Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah may decide future after PSL

LAHORE: Misbah ul Haq, Pakistan’s Test captain will use the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as a platform by which to make a decision about his international future, and said that he is likely to take a call within the next month. Misbah is keen to assess his batting and hunger ...

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We eye clean sweep against Pakistan: Smith

MELBOURNE: Steve Smith’s sole aim will be to keep Australia in the winning habit when they take on Pakistan in the third Test. The recall of Steve O’Keefe for a twin-spin attack and inclusion of debutant batting all-rounder Hilton Cartwright gives Australia the look of a team getting an early ...

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Pakistan declare on 443 with Azhar 205*

Matt Renshaw and Steven Smith applaud Azhar Ali after his double-ton, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Melbourne MELBOURNE: Azhar Ali posted an imperious unbeaten double-century with plenty of help from a destructive Sohail Khan to catapult Pakistan to 9 for 443 declared on the third afternoon of the ...

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Boxing Day test: Azhar Ali century steers Pakistan

Australia vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali made his 12th Test match hundred MELBOURNE: Pakistan were 232 for four at lunch on the second day of the second Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday. Azhar Ali was unbeaten on 112 with Asad Shafiq not out 48 when rain ...

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Misbah mulls pace change as Pakistan seek series leveller

MELBOURNE: Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq hinted Sunday that Sohail Khan may come in to break up Pakistan’s three-man left-arm pace attack in the second Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne. The tourists are not expected to tinker with their batting after a heroic effort which took them within 40 runs of ...

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Bruised Amir set for Boxing Day Test: Grant Flower

MELBOURNE: Mohammad Amir, the Pakistani paceman, is expected to be fit for the Boxing Day Test starting on Monday (December 26) despite “feeling a bit stiff” after a bruising encounter in Brisbane. On the opening day of the first Test, Amir was taken off the field on a motorised stretcher ...

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Misbah-ul-Haq has won the ICC spirit of cricket award

DUBAI: Pakistan Cricket team’s Test Captain Misbahul Haq has become the first Pakistani to get the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Spirit of Cricket Award for stirring his team from fourth to the first position in the five-day format. ICC also tweeted to announce the message.   Inspirational words from Misbah-ul-Haq, ...

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Pakistan buoyed after unnerving Aussies

BRISBANE: Pakistan are looking with renewed confidence to the remaining two Tests in the series after taking Australia to the brink at the Gabba, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said on Monday. Misbah s men went down with all guns blazing by just 39 runs after chasing a world record 490 runs in the ...

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Azhar applauds Shafiq’s skill at No. 6

Asad Shafiq break a 43-year-old record GABBA: It was a somewhat incongruous sight on day one in Brisbane: a West Indies legend attending a Test between Australia and Pakistan. Had Sir Garry Sobers, currently on a speaking tour in Australia, stayed at the Gabba a few days more, he would ...

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Smith ton puts Australia in command against Pakistan

Steve Smith of Australia celebrates his century during day one of the First Test match between Australia and Pakistan at The Gabba on December 15, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. BRISBANE: Skipper Steve Smith scored a hundred and rookies Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb half-centuries as Australia took an early grip ...

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