Sunday, 8 December 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan Cricket

Javeria seeks consistent flow of runs in England ODIs

LONDON/LAHORE: High-profile contests serve crucial opportunities to players – on either side of the experience scale – to leave ever-lasting impressions. One player who is eager to make the most of the upcoming ICC Women’s Championship ODIs between Pakistan and England is Javeria Khan. The top-order batter, who boasts a ...

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Australia whitewashes Pakistan in Test series

MELBOURNE: Australia on Monday whitewashed Pakistan in the second Test match of the series with an innings and 48 runs at Adelaide Oval after its yesterday’s clever decision of enforcing a follow-on on the tourists. Nathan Lyon grabbed five wickets to push Australia to victory on day four of the ...

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Naseem deserves chance in second Test: Wasim Akram

Wasim AKRAM

ADELAIDE: Former skipper Wasim Akram believes that pacer Naseem Shah deservers chance in the second Test against Australia scheduled to take place in Adelaide from November 29.  The 16-year-old made his international debut in the first Test in Brisbane and dismissed Australia opener David Warner for 154 to get his ...

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Australia lock down top order after big win over Pakistan

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Captain Tim Paine thinks Australia might have found a top order for the foreseeable future after putting together an innings of 580 with minimal contribution from Steve Smith in their victory over Pakistan in the first test on Sunday. Smith was a colossus when Australia retained the ...

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Bowling in blind spot key to dismissing Smith: Misbah

BRISBANE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has said that pitching the ball consistently on the blind spot or near the top of the off stump would be key to dismissing Australian stalwart Steve Smith. Smith returned to Test cricket by taking the Ashes by storm earlier in the year. ...

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Schoolboy Naseem Shah pitches up for debut in Australia

MELBOURNE: Teenage tearaways are part of the fabric of Pakistan cricket but schoolboy seamer Naseem Shah could redefine the term “wunderkind” if selected during the test series in Australia. The 16-year-old from Lower Dir district on the border of Afghanistan would eclipse former home captain Ian Craig as the youngest ...

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Virat Kohli hails Maxwell for taking mental health break

MUMBAI: India skipper Virat Kohli has lauded Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell’s courage to take a break from cricket because of mental health issues and said international players should be looked after. Maxwell left Australia’s Twenty20 Internationa (T20I) squad last month during a series against touring Sri Lanka. The move by ...

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Tim Paine will lead the Kangaroos against Pakistan

SYDNEY: Australia have announced 14-man squad for the upcoming two-match series, starting in Brisbane next week followed by Adelaide, against Pakistan. Tim Paine will lead the Kangaroos against Pakistan while former captain Steve Smith and David Warner are also part of the team. It is pertinent here to mention that ...

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‘Mentally unfit’ Nic Maddinson out of Pakistan tour

MELBOURNE: Nic Maddinson has withdrawn from Australia A’s match against Pakistan on mental health grounds, Cricket Australia said yesterday. Maddinson, who played three Tests for Australia in 2016, has previously struggled with mental health issues and took a break from the game in 2017 after being dropped from the Test ...

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Shadab shines as Pakistan start Australia tour with resounding win

SYDNEY: It’s dangerous to read too much into one warm-up match against modest opposition, but the early signs are that Pakistan’s attack will provide a much sterner test for Australia than they have faced from Sri Lanka. An experienced bowling unit put in a solid display at Bankstown Oval to ...

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