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Pakistan beat England by 75 runs in 1st Lords’ Test

LONDON -UNS – Pakistan on Sunday defeated England by 75 runs in the first Test match of the four-match series that was played at Lord’s. Pakistani skipper, Misbah-ul-Haq, after winning the toss decided to bat first. Pakistan posted a total of 339 runs in the …

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Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroics

LONDON -UNS : Pakistan’s Yasir Shah made a useful unbeaten 30 after starring with the ball to leave Pakistan well-placed come stumps on the third day of an intriguing first Test against England at Lord’s on Saturday. Pakistan were 214 for eight in their second …

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England 272 all out against Pakistan in Lord’s Tes:40/1 in second innings

LONDON – Pakistan were 40 for one in their second innings, a lead of 107 runs, at lunch on the third day of the first Test against England at Lord’s on Saturday. Shan Masood was 20 not out and Azhar Ali 17 not out. This …

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Lord’s Test: Yasir spins Pakistan back into the game

LONDON: England were 253 for seven in reply to Pakistan’s first innings 339, a deficit of 86 runs, at the close of the second day of the first Test at Lord’s on Friday. Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah, in his first Test since serving a three-month …

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Misbah leads from front with Lord’s ton

LONDON -UNS : 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. Misbah was 110 not out in a Pakistan total of 282 for six at stumps …

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Afridi invites fresh controversy over talent remarks

KARACHI -UNS : Former captain Shahid Afridi slipped into fresh controversy over his statement that currently there is no cricket talent in Pakistan. “We claim that there is too much talent in Pakistan, but sorry, no talent, currently the players are not at that level …

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Amir ‘s career set to come full circle

LONDON: The floppy hair he had as a teenager may have been replaced by a shorter cut and the once clean-shaven face is now home to a goatee beard. But there was no mistaking the whippy left-arm action as Mohammad Amir ran into bowl against …

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Pakistani team observes 1 minute silence in memory of Edhi

LONDON : Pakistani cricket team on Saturday paid respect to late philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi by observing one minute’s silence prior to the start of the second day of the tour match against Sussex. The players shall appear in the 3-day match taking place at …

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England Series ‘Biggest Challenge’: Misbah

LONDON: Pakistan Test Captain Misbah-ul-Haq has called on his team to gear up for the mighty task his team will undertake come Thursday. Pakistan, who are preparing for their first Test series on English soil in six years, will take on the Alastair Cook-led England …

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ICC approves inclusion of women’s cricket event in 2022 Commonwealth Games

DUBAI: The 2016 ICC Annual Conference has decided to submit an application for a women’s cricket event to be included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban. Following a presentation by the Commonwealth Games Federation, the Board has decided to submit an application for a …

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