Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Tag Archives: Sarfraz Ahmed

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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Misbah voices to keep Sarfraz captain in World Cup

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former Test cricketer, Misbah-ul-Haq said that Sarfraz Ahmed should not be criticized for one bad performance as he has led Pakistan to numerous achievements. Misbah, while talking to the media in Karachi, said that Sarfraz is a man with a good presence of mind and replacing him will not ...

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Pakistan Whitewashes Kiwis in T20 Series

DUBAI: Babar Azam and Hafeez played key roles as Pakistan completed their second consecutive series sweep after trouncing New Zealand by 47 runs in the final T20I of the three-match series – after the 3-0 win over Australia – in Dubai on Sunday. Once half-centuries from Hafeez and Babar took ...

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Pakistan whitewash Australia in T20 series

DUBAI: Opener Babar Azam struck a half-century and leg-spinner Shadab Khan claimed three wickets as Pakistan secured a 3-0 T20 series whitewash over Australia with a 33-run victory in Dubai on Sunday. Azam’s 40-ball 50 lifted Pakistan to another challenging total of 150-5 before Shadab’s 3-19 helped bowl Australia out ...

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Amir reveals tactic behind Kohli’s wicket in Champions Trophy final

MUMBAI: Mohammad Amir played a crucial role in Pakistan’s 180-run victory in the 2017 Champions Trophy over arch-rivals India. The left-arm speedster ripped apart the Indian top order dismissing the troika of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli to make things easy for Sarfraz Ahmed and co. Speaking on ...

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Ton-up Khawaja helps Australia draw first Test

DUBAI: Opener Usman Khawaja hit a fighting hundred to foil Pakistan and help Australia escape with a draw in the first Test in Dubai. The left-hander hit a solid 141 for his seventh Test hundred, while skipper Tim Paine (61 not out) and Travis Head (72) also hit half centuries ...

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Dean Jones Criticises Sarfraz Ahmed’s Tone

SYDNEY: Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones took to Twitter to criticise Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed’s tone, the way he speaks and his field placings in the ongoing Test against Australia in Dubai. Jones reckons there is a sense of panic in the way he speaks. Jones also said that the ...

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Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai on Wednesday, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals. But despite their claims, millions of fans across the border and elsewhere in the ...

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Pakistan potential team to reach 2019 World Cup semis: Adam Gilchrist

MELBOURNE: Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Adam Gilchrist believes that Pakistan can surprise all other teams in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, calling it the ‘dark horse’. In an interview, the Aussie legend said, “Pakistan are always the dark horse, they can spring a surprise or two.” Asked about ICC Cricket World Cup ...

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Pakistans cricket squad announced for Asia Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan’s 16-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup was announced by Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq here on Tuesday. Asia Cup, which will start from September 15 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). All-rounder Imad Wasim has been left out of the squad after failing to pass the fitness test during ...

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