Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Tag Archives: Sarfraz Ahmed

Malik to fill in for Hafeez: Sarfraz

LAHORE: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed on Tuesday backed veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik to contribute more with the ball during the upcoming New Zealand tour and cover for Mohammad Hafeez, who is serving a one-year ban due to a flaw in his bowling action. While admitting that Hafeez’s loss before such ...

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PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand series, Imad Wasim dropped

KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been dropped while former captain Azhar Ali made a comeback as Pakistan announced a 15-member squad for the five-match series against New Zealand. Junaid Khan was also not included in Pakistan’s squad and was replaced by Amir Yamin in the team. “Imad Wasim was again ...

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Kohli one step ahead of Joe Root in terms of fitness: Sarfraz

LAHORE: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed recently revealed that Team India captain Virat Kohli was one step ahead of England skipper Joe Root in terms of the fitness level. The ICC Champions Trophy-winning captain said that both of them were outstanding players despite 29-year-old Kohli being one step ahead. When asked ...

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Sarfraz hopes to continue winning streak in New Zealand

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed has expressed hope for his team’s winning run to continue on Pakistan’s tour to New Zealand for five ODIs and three T20Is. Speaking to media here, Sarfraz said the tour will be a testing one for Pakistan team as it will be in a ...

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Sarfraz rejects Chandimals witchcraft claim

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has dismissed Sri Lankan Test captain Dinesh Chandimal’s claim that the Lankans won the Test series because of “witchcraft” and receiving blessings from a sorcerer, the Hindustan Times reported. “We lost the two Tests because of our poor batting and that is all,” Sarfraz said. “If ...

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Arthur praises Pakistan player over spot fixing case

DUBAI: Mickey Arthur, Pakistan head coach, praised an unnamed player for reporting a spot fixing approach as “a real example to our team”. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed a player was approached with a fixing offer during the ongoing one-day series with Sri Lanka but he reported ...

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The best I can do is answer with my bat: Imam-ul-Haq

DUBAI: A couple of weeks back, when Pakistan announced their One-Day International squad for the five-match series against Sri Lanka, questions were raised over the selection of Imam-ul-Haq. Imam, who received his maiden ODI call-up, had proven his credentials as far as his cricketing skills were concerned but being the ...

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Hassan, Imam bring series victory for Pakistan against Lanka

ABU DHABI: Debutant Imamul Haq scored a century and propelled Pakistan to a comfortable win against Sri Lanka in the third ODI at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. A brilliant century by Imam, who scored 100 off 125 balls, set the stage for Pakistan to win the five-match ODI series 3-0. ...

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Shastri & Gavaskar Inspired Pakistan to Win Champions Trophy

LONDON: In the words of Pakistan cricket team manager Talat Ali, it was Indian cricket legends like Ravi Shastri and Sunil Gavaskar, who played a massive role in their maiden Champions Trophy win earlier this year. The ‘Men in Blue’ were hot favourites to clinch the title at the Oval ...

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