Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tag Archives: Misbah

Former ICC president all praise for Pakistan team

LONDON: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas lauded Pakistan cricket team for winning the ODI series against West Indies and hoped they will do well in the Test series and win it for Misbah. Zaheer said: “One must understand a simple fact before unleashing unwanted and uncalled for ...

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If given chance, I’ll deliver: Shahzad

ISLAMABAD: Opening batsman Ahmad Shahzad is optimistic about his return to the national team and vows if given chance, he will deliver. Shahzad said: “I am keeping eyes on West Indies matches, let’s see if given chance, I will prove my worth and play leading role in helping my team ...

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Ex-Pakistan players call for Misbah to retire

KARACHI: Former Pakistan cricket heavyweights on Saturday asked Misbah-ul-Haq to call time on his illustrious career, blaming his poor batting and uninspired captaincy for a 3-0 whitewash to Australia. Misbah, who at 42 is the oldest current international cricketer, capped a miserable series with a 220-run defeat in the third and ...

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Australia double up on spin as Misbah ponders

SYDNEY: Australia have one eye on India and Pakistan could be contemplating life without their most successful captain Misbah-ul-Haq when the final ‘dead’ Test begins on Tuesday in Sydney. Steve Smith’s Australians wrapped up the three-match series with a Test to spare in a dramatic second innings demolition of Pakistan ...

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Australia v Pakistan Test at MCG in 1979 one for the ages

MELBOURNE:  A controversial run-out of Rodney Hogg that set the tone for a rancorous series, the first of Allan Border’s 27 Test centuries, and an Australian collapse that made Hobart, 2016, seem like a runfest. The Australia-Pakistan Test at the MCG in 1979 was brimming with moments for the ages. ...

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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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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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