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Pakistan announce squad for first day-night Test against West Indies

KARACHI: Pakistan Saturday included in-form Babar Azam for the first Test against the West Indies, Asia’s first day-night match to be played with a pink ball. The 21-year-old batsman notched up 360 runs during the West Indies one-day series that ended Wednesday. Azam, who has …

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Triple-ton Azam leads Pakistan to series rout of Windies

ABU DHABI :  Rising star Babar Azam hit his third successive hundred to anchor Pakistan s 3-0 clean-sweep of the West Indies with a comfortable 136-run win in the third and final one-dayer on Wednesday. Azam smashed a 106-ball 117 while skipper Azah Ali returned to …

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Pakistan lose top slot in Test ranking after India’s victory against NZ

KOLKATTA : Pakistan team have lost the top slot in Test ranking after the win of India against New Zealand in second Test. Chasing 376 runs for victory, New Zealand were bowled out for 197 in the final session on the fourth day in Kolkata. …

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Pakistan beat West Indies by 59 runs in second ODI

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates : Fast-rising Babar Azam cracked a second successive hundred to guide Pakistan to a dominant 59-run win over the West Indies in the second one-day international in Sharjah, gaining an unbeatable 2-0 lead in three-match series. Azam s brilliant 126-ball 123 formed …

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Pakistan is a peace loving nation, says Afridi

Former Pakistan T20I captain Shahid Afridi urged on Friday for a peaceful resolution of the recent hostilities between Pakistan and India. The all-rounder’s message comes at a time of increased tensions between the neighbouring countries along the Line of Control (LoC). The former skipper took …

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Shahzad, Fawad named in PCB Patrons XI squad vs West Indies

LAHORE -UNS : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday named a 13-member squad for the 3-day game against West Indies in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Chief Selector Inzamam ul Haq finalized the squad, a PCB statement said. Discarded opener Ahmad Shehzad, Fawad Alam and pacer …

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Afridi, Ajmal to miss out on next year’s central contracts: reports

LAHORE: Former Pakistan T20I captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi has reportedly been left out of the next year’s central contract. According to  News channel, sources confirmed that the 36-year-old along with veteran off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will not be in the list of centrally-contracted players for …

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Misbah honored with ICC mace over top test ranking

LAHORE: Pakistan test team skipper Misbah-ul-Haq received the ICC Test Championship mace from ICC Chief Executive David Richardson at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore Wednesday. Later, addressing a press conference here, Richardson said he was glad to give the ICC mace to Misbah, asserting, “It …

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PCB to evolve mechanism on Shahid Afridi’s retirement

LAHORE: Subhan Ahmad, Chief Operating Officer of Pakistan Cricket Board has said that the Board was in process of evolving a mechanism on the retirement of senior players including Shahid Afridi. “We are going to hold an important meeting on September 27 in which we …

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Azhar Ali to continue as ODI captain against West Indies

LAHORE : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday has confirmed that Azhar Ali would continue to lead the one-day international team against West Indies series. A three-match ODI series against West Indies in UAE would start from September 30 while the other two matches will …

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