Sunday, 20 October 2019

Tag Archives: New Zealand

Abbas set to miss third PAK,NZ-Test with shoulder injury

ABU DHABI: The curse of the Pakistan pace spearhead has struck once again, an injured shoulder almost certain to rule Mohammad Abbas out of Pakistan’s deciding Test against New Zealand next week. But Pakistan’s worst early fears, that it may also potentially affect his participation for the South Africa tour ...

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Yasir ‘best ever’, says coach Mickey Arthur

DUBAI: Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur said that Yasir Shah’s 14-wicket haul in the second Test against New Zealand featured some of the best leg-spinning ever seen. The 32-year-old, who took 8-41 on Monday, had figures of 6-143 in the second innings for a match haul of 14-184. New Zealand ...

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New Zealand allocates $15.6m to get more kids on bikes

New Zealand Associate Transport Minister, Julie Genter, on Monday, said that the New Zealand Transport Agency will provide 15.6 million U.S. dollars over the next three years to expand the Bikes in Schools Programme. Ms Genter said that it will also introduce cycle skills education so as to get more ...

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Yasir enjoys 10-wicket day as New Zealand crumble

DUBAI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah wrecked New Zealand with a career best eight wicket haul as Pakistan sniffed victory on the third day of the second Test in Dubai. The 32-year-old grabbed 8-41 in 12.3 overs which annihilated New Zealand to 90 all out in just 35.3 overs before taking two more ...

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Haris, Babar hit tons for Pakistan

DUBAI: A career-best hundred from Haris Sohail and a maiden century from Babar Azam helped Pakistan post a big total to boost their chances of a series-levelling win against New Zealand in the second Test in Dubai on Sunday. Sohail knocked a snail-paced 147 in nine hours and 34 minutes ...

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Javeria makes it to ICC Women World T20 2018 dream team

LAHORE  –   Pakistan women cricketer Javeria Khan has made it to the star-studded ICC Women’s World T20 2018 dream team, which was selected by an esteemed selection panel that included three former international players. Thrust into the captaincy role just before the tournament, Javeria responded well as she topped the ...

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Defeat against New Zealand worst of my career, says Arthur

DUBAI: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur described his team’s narrow four-run defeat in the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi as the “worst of his coaching career”. Pakistan, set a modest 176-run target, were undone by a shambolic batting display as they lost their last seven wickets for ...

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Patel spins New Zealand to thrilling win

ABU DHABI: Debutant spinner Ajaz Patel took five wickets to lead a never-say-die approach from New Zealand bowlers as they pulled off a thrilling four-run win over an indisciplined Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. In the pantheon of infamous Pakistan implosions, this must rank right ...

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43 off a single over! New Zealand pair set new List A record

AUCKLAND: Two batsmen in New Zealand have written themselves into the record books by smashing 43 runs from a single over. The Northern Districts duo of Joe Carter and Brett Hampton set a new List A best against hapless bowler Willem Ludick in the Ford Trophy, the country’s domestic one-day ...

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