Friday, 17 August 2018

Tag Archives: Sarfraz Ahmed

Sarfraz joins Yorkshire county for NatWest T20 Blast

Pakistan skipper in all ODI formats Sarfraz Ahmed has opted to join Yorkshire county in England’s domestic cricket competition NatWest T20 Blast next month. Champions Trophy-triumphant captain Sarfraz, who was also handed the Test reins a week ago, has signed up to play five matches for Yorkshire Vikings in the ongoing ...

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A real challenge to follow Misbah, says Sarfraz

KARACHI: The hardest part, Sarfraz Ahmed might reasonably think, is over. Becoming Pakistan’s limited-overs captain always loomed as the greater challenge, given the depths to which they have fallen there. But he’s come through that with flying colours, the Champions Trophy win the icing on a captaincy record that currently ...

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Won’t disappoint as Test captain, says Sarfraz

KARACHI: Pakistan One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he won’t disappoint anybody if he is selected as the Test skipper. The Champions Trophy triumphant captain said his foremost priority will be to take the Test team to number one ranking once again by ...

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Champions Pakistan climb to No 6 in ODI rankings

LONDON: Pakistan’s stunning title-winning triumph in the Champions Trophy has catapulted them to number six in the One-day International rankings. The triumphant team’s players have also made significant gains in the individual rankings following a 180-run victory over India in the final. According to the latest ICC rankings announced on ...

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Sarfraz proud as Fakhar and Hasan join him in ICC’s team of tournament

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said being named skipper of the International Cricket Council’s team of the Champions Trophy was the “perfect icing on the cake” of his side’s stunning title triumph. Sarfraz’s side thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final The Oval having been the lowest ...

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Victorious Pakistan team returns home to hero’s welcome

LONDON/KARACHI: Even after the special convoy escorting Sarfraz Ahmed from the airport got within sight of his Karachi home in the early hours of the morning, it took the Pakistan captain nearly a half-hour to get from the vehicle to his house as a throng of adoring cricket fans clamored ...

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CT 2017 win: Mirwaiz, Erdogan congratulate Pakistan

ANKARA/SRINAGAR: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have congratulated the nation after Pakistan’s maiden Champions Trophy win in 2017 on Sunday. Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team #Pakistan — Mirwaiz Umar ...

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Pakistan rout India to win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title

OVAL: Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround by thrashing arch-rivals India by 180 runs to claim their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. Sarfraz Ahmed’s side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed ...

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Pakistan always produces competitive cricketers: Kapil Dev

MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev praised Pakistan’s performance in Champions Trophy 2017, particularly their win against England in the first semi-final of the tournament. “Despite there being hardly any local cricket matches in the country, Pakistan has managed to produce extremely competitive cricketers,” he said. “The situation in Pakistan is ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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