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Tag Archives: Misbah-ul-Haq

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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Waqar believes Pakistan can beat Australia

SYDNEY: Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has called on Misbah-ul-Haq’s side to seize the opportunity to script history by recording a Test series whitewash on top-ranked Australia. Pakistan, who recently lost the two-match series 0-2 against New Zealand, will aim to claim their first series in Australia against the ...

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We are capable of beating Aussies, says Misbah

KARACHI: Despite a crushing series defeat in New Zealand, Misbah-ul-Haq remains upbeat ahead of the challenging three-Test assignment against Australia which gets underway with a pink-ball Test in Brisbane from December 15. Pakistan were thrashed 2-0 by New Zealand in the two-Test series which concluded earlier this week in Hamilton. ...

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PCB asks Misbah to continue as skipper for Australia tour

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked long-serving Test captain, Misbah-ul-Haq to lead the national team till the tour of Australia after which it would look into appointing his successor. According to a reliable source in the board, Misbah was asked to continue as captain until the series in ...

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New Zealand search for first series win against Pakistan since 1985

CHRISTCHURCH: 12 Consecutive undefeated Test series for Pakistan against New Zealand (including one-off Tests) – they have won seven and drawn five. The only ongoing streak of undefeated Test series between two of the top eight teams is South Africa’s run of 15 unbeaten series against New Zealand. Australia also ...

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