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Six members of Pakistan squad test positive for COVID-19

WELLINGTON: Six members of Pakistan’s touring squad have tested positive for COVID-19, New Zealand Cricket confirmed Thursday, throwing preparations for the series into turmoil. “Two of these six results have been deemed “historical”; four have been confirmed as new,” New Zealand Cricket said. “This means that, in line with the ...

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Pakistan team reach New Zealand, to remain in quarantine for 14 days

AUCKLAND: Pakistan cricket team have Tuesday reached New Zealand to play three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) and two Test matches against the Kiwis. The 54-member squad – including players and support staff – landed in Auckland and then reached Christchurch. All members will remain under complete isolation for three days during ...

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England Cricket Board confirms Pakistan tour

BIRMINGHAM: England has confirmed to send its cricket team to Pakistan for a short tour next year in October to mark their first visit to the country since 2005. A joint announcement by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that England men’s team ...

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Pakistan drop Sarfraz, Malik and Amir for Zimbabwe series

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq named 22 probables for the ODI and T20I series against Zimbabwe, insisting he has opted for experience in the 50-over matches and provided extended run to the youngsters in the T20I format, said an official press release. Pakistan have not played ...

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Zimbabwe to tour Pakistan for ODI, T20 series

LAHORE: Zimbabwe Cricket have received government permission for a six-match limited overs tour of Pakistan in October-November, officials confirmed on Wednesday. The teams will play three One-Day Internationals between October 30 and November 3, and another three Twenty20 International fixtures that have been pencilled in for Nov 7-10. The ODI ...

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Azhar Mahmood joins England for Pakistan T20s

LONDON: Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood and bowling coach will be a member of England s backroom staff when they face his native country during an upcoming three-match Twenty20 series. Mahmood, 45, has plenty of English county experience from his time with Surrey and Kent. Until last year he was a ...

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Dom Sibley remains respectful of Pakistan attack

LONDON: England opening batsman Dom Sibley is still wary of Pakistan s bowlers heading into the second Test at Southampton on Thursday. The hosts lead the three-match series 1-0 after a three-wicket victory in the first Test at Old Trafford last week. It was a tough match for Sibley, however, with ...

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Wasim Akram disappointed with Azhar Ali’s captaincy

MANCHESTER: Pakistan captain Azhar Ali “missed a trick” several times in the opening test against England and their three-wicket loss will hurt the team and their fans, according to bowling great Wasim Akram. Ali and his men held the upper hand for most part of the series opener and had ...

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Shan Masood joins elite list with century in first England Test

MANCHESTER: On a largely gloomy day, Shan Masood and Pakistan fast bowlers lit up Old Trafford. The opener Masood’s 319-ball 156 drained England bowlers and laid the foundation of a competitive total before his pace colleagues dealt early blows to leave England tottering at 92 for 4 at stumps. If the indication ...

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Pakistan and England cricket teams pay tribute to Covid-19 victims

MANCHESTER: Pakistan and England men’s cricket teams observed a one-minute silence before the start of the first Test at Old Trafford as mark of respect for all those affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, nearly 6,000 people out of 280,000 infected have lost their ...

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