Thursday, 17 January 2019

Tag Archives: Yasir Shah

Abbas clinches 3rd place in ICC Test bowler rankings

DUBAI: Pakistani Bowler Abbas has soared into the top three of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test bowler rankings, whereas veteran right-handed batsman Azhar Ali secured tenth place in the ICC Test batting rankings. New Zealand moved up to number third, pushing South Africa to fourth. India skipper Virat Kohli ...

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Sarfraz praises Yasir Shah ahead of South Africa Test

CENTURION: For all the things this away tour is for Pakistan, one thing it is not is timely. They take on, in South Africa, the opponents they have only beaten two times in 12 attempts on away soil, the side that, for the overwhelming part of the past dozen years ...

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Pakistan ace Yasir Shah breaks 82-year-old world record

DUBAI: Pakistan ace Yasir Shah has become the fastest bowler to 200 Test wickets, eclipsing the 82-year-old record of champion Australia leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett. Yasir removed New Zealand nightwatchman and debutant Will Somerville lbw early on day four of the third Test in Abu Dhabi to bring up his 200th ...

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Yasir ‘best ever’, says coach Mickey Arthur

DUBAI: Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur said that Yasir Shah’s 14-wicket haul in the second Test against New Zealand featured some of the best leg-spinning ever seen. The 32-year-old, who took 8-41 on Monday, had figures of 6-143 in the second innings for a match haul of 14-184. New Zealand ...

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Yasir enjoys 10-wicket day as New Zealand crumble

DUBAI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah wrecked New Zealand with a career best eight wicket haul as Pakistan sniffed victory on the third day of the second Test in Dubai. The 32-year-old grabbed 8-41 in 12.3 overs which annihilated New Zealand to 90 all out in just 35.3 overs before taking two more ...

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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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Debutant Bilal Asif sparks spectacular Australian collapse

DUBAI: Test debutant Bilal Asif snatched six wickets to spark a spectacular Australian collapse from 142-0 to 202 all out and put Pakistan in firm command of the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday. The 33-year-old off-spinner overshadowed his more experienced team-mate Yasir Shah by finishing with 6-36 as his ...

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Australia face tough task after Sohail’s ton

DUBAI: Australia’s openers survived a torrid 13 over spell to finish on 30 without loss after Haris Sohail’s maiden century guided Pakistan to 482 on the second day of the first Test in Dubai on Monday. Usman Khawaja was unbeaten on 17 and debutant Aaron Finch was 13 not out ...

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Amir dropped for Australia Tests

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has dropped struggling pacer Mohammad Amir from the 17-member Test squad for the two-match Test series against Australia starting in United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has said the team was selected keeping in mind the conditions in the UAE, where Pakistan ...

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