Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Tag Archives: Mohammad Amir

Pakistan’s bounce back against South Africa

LONDON: A combined batting performance studded by Haris Sohail’s 59-ball 89 was backed up by the bowlers as Pakistan kept their hopes of progression at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 alive with a 49-run win against South Africa. Chasing Pakistan’s 308/7, South Africa came undone against Mohammad Amir ...

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Amir asks fans to refrain from foul language

MANCHESTER: Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammad Amir has called for peace among the cricketing fans, urging his team’s supporters to restrain from using ‘bad words’ against the national side, which has been on the receiving end after their defeat to arch-rivals India at the World Cup encounter on Sunday. “Please don’t ...

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Waqar Younis: Pakistan intimidated by India’s excellence

MANCHESTER: Pakistan legend Waqar Younis claimed India are superior to his former team because Virat Kohli’s men intimidate their arch rivals. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side were no match India, who cruised to an 89-run win via the DLS method in Sunday’s World Cup clash in Manchester. Indian opener Rohit Sharma led ...

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Amir on top of the world despite Pakistan’s defeat

TAUNTON: Pace spearhead Mohammad Amir soaked up the adulation from Pakistan fans as he roared to the top of the World Cup bowling charts with career-best figures against Australia on Wednesday. Amir was back in Taunton, in southwest England, where he made his return to first-class cricket three years ago ...

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Amir aims for another Taunton triumph as Australia await

TAUNTON: Mohammad Amir will hope to enjoy another landmark occasion at Taunton when Pakistan face Australia there in a World Cup match on Wednesday. The group fixture at southwest county Somerset s headquarters sees Amir back at the ground where he made his return to first-class cricket in England three years ...

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Wahab Riaz vows to live up to expectations

LONDON: Pacer Wahab Riaz has vowed to live up to the expectations by showcasing his talent during the World Cup 2019 by bringing the aggression and fire in his bowling. “Definitely, it will be a challenging event and I am lucky to get a last-minute call to be a part ...

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Junaid sends obscure message to selectors after World Cup axe

LONDON: Junaid Khan was included in Pakistan’s provisional ICC World Cup 2019 squad ahead of Mohammad Amir and it seemed certain that the 29-year-old fast bowler will be travelling for the tournament. However, that was not the case as the selectors decided to replace Abid Ali and Junaid Khan with Asif ...

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Wahab, Amir, Asif named in Pakistan’s final World Cup squad

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) included experienced fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir and hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali in the Pakistan’s final World Cup squad following a loss to England in the one-day series. Hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali also made the World Cup team – at the expense of ...

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Nasser Hussain: You cannot write off Pakistan for this World Cup

LONDON-ICC: Ex-England captain Nasser Hussain has analysed Pakistan s chances for success in this summer s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, and he s not ruling them out of a potential triumph. Hussain, who played 96 Tests and 88 ODIs for England, described Pakistan as a mercurial outfit, ...

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Without Amir, team lack edge in pace attack: Shoaib Akhtar

KARACHI: Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his concern about Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad which was announced on Thursday. The former Pakistan fast bowler seemed dissatisfied with the pace attack without Mohammad Amir, who has not been named in the 15-man squad. Expressing this on Twitter, he wrote, “My biggest concern ...

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