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Pakistan’s Aslam and Azhar make England suffer

BIRMINGHAM: Sami Aslam and Azhar Ali batted through the afternoon session to lift Pakistan to 154 for one at tea on the second day of the third test against England in Birmingham on Thursday. Replying to the hosts’ 297, Aslam moved on to 69 not …

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Sohail strikes as Pakistan knock over England ‘pillars’

BIRMINGHAM: Sohail Khan led Pakistan’s attack on his return to international duty as Pakistan dismissed England “pillars” Joe Root and Alastair Cook before lunch on the first morning of the third Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday. At lunch, England were 100 for three, after Sohail …

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England recall Finn for third Pakistan Test

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, Aug 2, 2016 (AFP) – England have recalled fast bowler Steven Finn for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston, captain Alastair Cook said Tuesday. Finn, who has taken 120 wickets in 33 Tests at an average of under 30 apiece, is …

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Umar Gul To Captain Afridi In National T20 Cup

LAHORE: Islamabad captain Umar Gul on Friday roped in Shahid Afridi during the ongoing draft for the upcoming three week-long National T20 Cup. The domestic T20 tournament is scheduled to be held from August 25 till September 16. The eight-team tournament will be played in …

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Stokes out of third Test against Pakistan

LONDON -UNS : England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of next week’s third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston with a torn right calf, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Wednesday. Durham paceman Stokes suffered the injury midway through bowling his sixth …

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Yasir drops to fifth position in ICC Test bowling ranking

LONDON -UNS – Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been dropped to fifth position from first in latest International Cricket Council (ICC) after poor performance in second Test against England. Yasir Shah was unable to continue his terrific form from the previous match at Lord’s as …

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England set 565-run target for Pakistan in Old Trafford Test

MANCHESTER -UNS : Pakistan require 565 runs to win the Old Trafford test match against England, ARY News reported. The hosts had started fourth day’s proceedings at 98/1 with Cook and Root at the crease. England declared their second innings after scoring 173/1 in 30 …

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Root punishes Pakistan in second Test at Old Trafford

Manchester: Joe Root’s unbeaten 141 was the centrepiece of England’s commanding 314 for four on the first day of the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Friday. Having twice got himself out during England’s 75-run defeat by Pakistan in the first of a …

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England score 314/4 at the stumps of first day

MANCHESTER : England finished the first day of second test at 314/4 against Pakistan as World No.1 test bowler Yasir Shah remained wicketless and conceded more than 100 runs. English captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to bat first on batting friendly pitch. …

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Cricket: Ton-up Cook falls as Amir answers boo-boys

MANCHESTER: Alastair Cook marked his 50th Test as England captain with a century before he fell to Mohammad Amir on the stroke of tea at Old Trafford on Friday. That meant England were 210 for two heading into the final session of the first day …

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