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Sarfraz Ahmed grateful for Misbah inspiration

London – Sarfraz Ahmed hopes to put the lessons he has learnt from playing under the “inspirational” Misbah-ul-Haq to good use when he leads Pakistan in their Twenty20 international against England at Old Trafford on Wednesday. The match will be the wicket-keeper/batsman’s first in charge since he was appo...

Pakistan mull Yasir option to counter rampaging England

LONDON: Pakistan overlooked Yasir Shah for the series-opening game in Southampton but are unlikely to repeat that mistake when they take on England in the second One-day International (ODI) here at Lord’s on Saturday (today), writes Khalid Hussain. England almost toyed with Pakistan’s attack as they cruise...

Azhar hopes Pakistan transfer Test form into England ODIs

London – Pakistan one-day captain Azhar Ali wants to see the team take the form that had made them the world’s number one-ranked Test side into their one-day series against England. Live Score: 1st ODI Pakistan vs England August 2016 Azhar was a member of the Pakistan team that secured an impressive 2-2 dr...

2nd ODI: Pakistan look to demolish Ireland again

DUBLIN: The goose is honking low in Ireland these days and that could be bad news for rampaging Pakistan who are looking forward to another outing against Ireland after hammering them by 255 runs in their first One-day International (ODI) at Malahide on Thursday. The Pakistanis appear well set to steamroll...

Super Sharjeel grateful for English lessons

Malahide (Ireland) – Sharjeel Khan said the Pakistan A tour in England had been pivotal to his compiling a stunning maiden one-day international century as the tourists romped to a 255-run victory over Ireland in Malahide. Full Scorecard: 1st ODI Pakistan vs Ireland August 2016 The 27-year-old opening bats...

Pakistan switch to one-day mode against Ireland

Malahide (Ireland) – Pakistan launch their quest to make sure of an automatic qualifying spot at the 2019 World Cup in England when they face Ireland in two one-day internationals at Malahide, near Dublin, on Thursday and Saturday. Pakistan vs Ireland 1st ODI Live Score & Updates The fixtures, Pakistan’s l...

Shah stars as Pakistan beat England to draw series

London – Yasir Shah took five wickets as Pakistan marked the country’s Independence Day with a 10-wicket win over England in the fourth Test at The Oval on Sunday. Full Scorecard: 4th Test Pakistan vs England at The Oval Victory saw Pakistan end the four-match series all square at 2-2 on an Oval ground whe...

England axe Finn, Ball from squad for second Pakistan Test

Manchester (United Kingdom) – England have dropped Steven Finn and Jake Ball from their squad for the second Test against Pakistan as they seek to level the series, captain Alastair Cook announced Thursday. The fast bowlers, who both played in England’s 75-run defeat by Pakistan in the first Test at Lord’s...

Yasir Shah hails Pakistan mentors after Lord’s triumph

London – Yasir Shah said he was grateful for the wealth of leg-spin knowledge in the Pakistan camp after his maiden 10-wicket Test haul set up victory over England at Lord’s. Full Scorecard: 1st Test Pakistan vs England at Lord’s Shah’s return of 10 for 141, including Sunday’s second-innings figures of fou...

Pakistan celebrate Test win with press-ups, military salute

London – Pakistan celebrated their victory over England in the first Test at Lord’s on Sunday by performing a series of press-ups although defeated skipper Alistair Cook admitted it wasn’t pleasant viewing. Full Scorecard: 1st Test Pakistan vs England at Lord’s Misbah-ul-Haq’s side went on an army boot cam...

‘Old Man’ Misbah leads from front with Lord’s ton

London – Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq became the oldest player to score a Test century for 82 years as he helped his side recover against England at Lord’s on Thursday. Full Scorecard: 1st Test Pakistan vs England at Lord’s Misbah was 110 not out in a Pakistan total of 282 for six at stumps on the […]

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Pakistan’s Misbah set to finally realise Lord’s dream

London (AFP) – Mohammad Amir may be the centre of attention in the build-up to the first Test against England at Lord’s, but Thursday’s match is also a milestone for Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq. Selection rows and fall-outs with previous Pakistan regimes mean that experienced batsman Misbah is now makin...

Pakistan captain Misbah puts his trust in Amir

London (AFP) – Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is confident Mohammad Amir can deal with all the emotion and hype surrounding the disgraced bowler’s return to Test cricket at Lord’s on Thursday. This will be Amir’s first Test since he nearly terminated his career through getting caught up in the 2010 spot-fi...

Jake Ball to make England debut in first Pakistan Test

London (AFP) – Fast bowler Jake Ball is set to make his England debut against Pakistan at Lord’s on Thursday after captain Alastair Cook confirmed his place in the side a day before the start of the first Test. Ball was in the squad for all three Tests without playing during England’s preceding 2-0 series ...

Pakistan unites behind Amir ahead of Lord’s return

Karachi (AFP) – When Pakistan’s convicted spot-fixer Mohammad Amir takes to the field at Lord’s on Thursday, the bowler can expect overwhelming support from his homeland as he faces a potentially prickly reception from the English crowd. The 24-year-old appears almost certain to make his return to Test cri...

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