Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Tag Archives: Sarfraz Ahmed

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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Pakistan snatch T20 title back from New Zealand

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Pakistan won the decisive third and final Twenty20 against New Zealand by 18 runs on Sunday. Earlier, Fakhar Zaman set up the innings as Pakistan, aided by some sloppy fielding, posted 181 for six in the decisive third and final Twenty20 against New Zealand on Sunday. Their cause ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand to level T20I series

AUCKLAND: Pakistan has defeated New Zealand by 48 runs in the second Twenty20 against New Zealand at Auckland’s Eden Park on Thursday. The Kiwis never quite settled on the pitch as they lost six of their wickets in quick succession after being set a daunting target of 202 runs. Shadab Khan ...

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Yousuf advises struggling Sarfaraz to consult Dhoni

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has advised captain and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed to consult Mahendra Singh Dhoni over his fitness issues and lack of form. “I think Sarfaraz needs to work on his fitness and skills a lot more. Unless he is in top form he can’t expect the ...

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Sarfraz praises bowlers despite series loss

WELLINGTON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his bowlers despite his team’s 0-5 whitewash in the One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand. New Zealand completed the series sweep with a 15-run victory in the fifth and final match at the Basin Reserve on Friday. “We back our team. ...

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