Monday, 23 October 2017

Tag Archives: Younus Khan

Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan by 21 runs in first Test

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ABU DHABI: Rangana Herath was the usual suspect as Sri Lanka ran through Pakistan to claim a memorable 21-run win on the final day of the first match in the two-Test series between the two sides. The Abu Dhabi pitch had been docile enough for the first three days to ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

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Pakistan's Head Coach Mickey Arthur during nets
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ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

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LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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Hard work of 17 years behind 10,000 runs: Younus

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Karachi – Former Pakistan cricketer Younus Khan Wednesday said the people should give him the same respect as they respect his record-setting 10,000 runs. Speaking at the event hosted by The Citizen Foundation (TCF) in his honour, Younus said that there was a struggle of over 17 years behind his ...

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A real challenge to follow Misbah, says Sarfraz

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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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Younus honoured, praised by cricket greats

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ISLAMABAD: Record-holder top Pakistan batsman Younus Khan was honoured in a grand reception arranged here at a local hotel. A great number of cricket stars were present on the occasion, who paid rich tributes to the batting great. Speaking on the occasion, Younus said: “I am deeply honoured by the ...

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Pakistan eye perfect farewell for Misbah and Younus

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ROSEAU: Can Pakistan give Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan the farewell they deserve? That will be the central focus as the visitor takes on West Indies in the third and final Test starting in Roseau today. The stage couldn’t have been set any better for the big game, with the series ...

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Yasir gives Pakistan control after Misbah 99 not out

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KINGSTON: A brilliant spell by Yasir Shah late on day four has given Pakistan control of the first Test against West Indies in Kingston. Yasir (4-33) dominated before stumps on Monday as the Windies were reduced to 93-4 in their second innings, still trailing by 28 runs. Opener Kieran Powell ...

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‘Unique’ Younus eyes final Test milestone

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KARACHI: When Younus Khan hangs up his bat at the end of Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, it will likely be with a final Test milestone against his name. Younus is just 23 runs away from becoming the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs. With the first ...

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Former ICC president all praise for Pakistan team

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LONDON: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas lauded Pakistan cricket team for winning the ODI series against West Indies and hoped they will do well in the Test series and win it for Misbah. Zaheer said: “One must understand a simple fact before unleashing unwanted and uncalled for ...

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