Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Tag Archives: Sarfraz Ahmed

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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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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