Monday, 20 August 2018

Tag Archives: Sarfraz Ahmed

Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali steals PCB awards ceremony

LAHORE: Pakistan flamboyant batsman Fakhar Zaman bagged the Special Award for Outstanding Performance at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) awards held in Karachi on Wednesday night. The 27-year-old became the fasted batsman to score 1,000 runs in One-day International (ODI) history during the recently concluded series against Zimbabwe. Sarfraz Ahmed ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed decided to try his hand at bowling

LONDON: Pakistan completed a series whitewash over Zimbabwe with a 131-run win on Sunday in the fifth and final One-day International (ODI) at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. During the match, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed took off his wicket-keeping gloves and decided to try his hand at bowling. Sarfraz had ...

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Pakistan cricket captain says Yasir Shah’s return to benefit team

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed said spinner Yasir Shah’s inclusion in the squad for the upcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe would be beneficial for the team. Speaking to the media at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Sarfraz said the team picked for the upcoming series is well rounded, and will ...

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Pakistan crush Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I

EDINBURGH: Pakistan has on Tuesday defeated Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I of the two-match series. Batting first, Pakistan set a mammoth target of 205 runs with skipper Sarfraz Ahmed scoring quick 89 on just 49 balls. Shoaib Malik also made useful contribution of 53 runs on just 27 ...

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Sarfraz surprised but proud of Pakistan’s win

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he felt both surprised and proud after his inexperienced side outplayed England during a dominant nine-wicket win in the first Test at Lord’s. Victory, completed before lunch on the fourth day, put Pakistan 1-0 up in a two-match series ahead of the second Test ...

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Stokes ready to inspire refreshed England against Pakistan

England’s Joe Root and Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed pose with the Test series trophy. LONDON: After a winless winter in test matches, England is hoping the return of a fully fit and focused Ben Stokes will inspire his team to victory over Pakistan. The all-rounder’s absence was acutely felt as England ...

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Moment of Irish delight ahead of historic first Test

DUBLIN: An unlikely venue at Malahide in Dublin will witness history when Ireland play their first Test match against the visiting Pakistan team from Friday. It has taken 18 years for a new Test playing nation to emerge after Bangladesh, who faced India in their debut Test way back in ...

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Shoaib Akhtar warns Pakistan cricket team against ‘tricky’ England

AFP LONDON: Former Pakistan pace sensation and record breaking fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has once again cautioned skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s men for tour of England and Ireland, as the speedster believes that the English conditions would prove ‘tricky’ for Pakistani batsmen. “The English conditions will prove to be tricky for ...

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Sarfraz has high hopes for young Pakistan in England

LONDON: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Saturday he had high hopes for his young and inexperienced side on their tough twin tours of Ireland and England starting this month. The 16-member squad fly early Monday and after two side games against county teams in England will play a one-off ...

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Malik backs Sarfraz Ahmed to lead Pakistan in 2019 World Cup

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes that Sarfraz Ahmed has done an excellent job as captain and should lead the national team during the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Sarfraz was in charge when Pakistan secured their first-ever Champions Trophy title in June last year. However, during their ...

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