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Babar becomes first Pakistan captain to win opening four Tests

Babar becomes first Pakistan captain to win opening four Tests. Pakistan Cricket Board has congratulated the Pakistan men’s cricket team on their sixth consecutive series win and Babar Azam, who has become the first Pakistan captain to win his opening four Tests. Pakistan defeated South Africa in Tests and T20Is at home earlier this year and then won the T20I...

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Babar Azam only batsman slotted among top 5 in all formats

After moving up to a career-best fifth position in ICC's Test rankings on Tuesday, right-handed Babar Azam is currently the only batsman in the world to be ranked among the top-five in all formats. Azam moved up a spot to fifth position after his 47-run knock in the second Test match against England in Southampton. The match was drawn after rain repeatedly...

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Pakistan-India bilateral series is a terrible idea, says PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan has sideline the idea of a bilateral series with arch-rivals India and said that it would be "terrible" due to the hostilities between the countries, an excerpt from Sky Sports' Out of Exile documentary has revealed. The premier suspects that the frosty relations between the two countries would reflect in the stadium - something, which he recalled from...

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Rain halts day 3 of second Pakistan, England Test

SOUTHAMPTON: Rain in Southampton has delayed the start of day three of the second Test between England and Pakistan. This was the latest interruption in a match plagued by stoppages for rain and bad light. Pakistan are currently 223-9 in their first innings after winning the toss following a second day where only 40 overs were possible. Mohammad Rizwan had...

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Play resumes in England-Pakistan 2nd Test

Play on the second day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl on Friday got underway after rain delayed the scheduled start by 90 minutes. Pakistan, already 1-0 down in a three-match series being played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus, resumed in trouble on 126-5 after winning the toss. The tourists will hope...

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England, Pakistan face off in second test at Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first in the second Test against England at Ageas Bowl in South Hampton. Both the teams made changes to the squad with Fawad Alam coming in place of Shadab Khan to play his first Test since 2009. England, 1-0 up in a three-match series being played behind closed doors because of...

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Javed Miandad lashes out at PM Imran in YouTube video, says premier ruined cricket

Pakistan’s legendary batsman Javed Miandad, in a YouTube video on Tuesday, lashed out at Prime Minister Imran Khan for ruining cricket by appointing clueless officials in high-ranking positions of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) The 63-year-old was perplexed by the appointment of foreigners for the vital positions of the board. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40BEOMZA4bc “All officials in the PCB do not know the...

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Pakistan confirm home tours for next season, says New Zealand Cricket

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday announced that all of its home series during the upcoming season, including Pakistan's tour, have been confirmed by the pertinent cricket boards and will go ahead despite the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition to Pakistan's tour of New Zealand, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies have also confirmed their visits. NZC chief executive David White...

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England set 277 to win first Test as Pakistan add late runs

MANCHESTER: England lost opener Rory Burns before lunch as they set about their 277-run chase for victory on day four of the first test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday. The hosts will need the second-highest successful fourth innings run chase at the Manchester ground to snatch victory, and appear reasonably placed at 55 for one at lunch. Pakistan...

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Australia to host T20 World Cup in 2022, women’s World Cup postponed

MANCHESTER: Australia will host the this year's T20 World Cup delayed by the coronavirus in 2022, the International Cricket Council announced on Friday. India will host the 2021 edition as planned, the global governing body said, while the 50-over Women´s World Cup, scheduled for next year in New Zealand, has been postponed until 2022. The ICC last month announced that the 2020...

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Mushtaq Ahmed enforces ‘lethal’ Yasir, Shadab against England

MANCHESTER: Former leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has backed Pakistan's "lethal" leg-spinners Yasir Shah and Shadab Khan in the first Test against England at Old Trafford. Many teams rarely field one leg-spinner in their side, let alone two, but Pakistan appear to have read the conditions correctly in Manchester for the first of a three-match series. The experienced Yasir led Pakistan's attack...

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Misbah responds to uproar after Sarfaraz carries shoes as 12th man during Manchester Test

Pakistan cricket team Head Coach and Chief Selector, Misbahul Haq on Friday responded to social media outcry, after the former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was seen carrying shoes and water for the in-field players as 12th man, and said that it was not the “matter of disrespect”. The internet users were infuriated after the former team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was seen...

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Masood’s marathon century puts Pakistan in a commanding position against England

MANCHESTER: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said Shan Masood had "proved himself in England" after the Pakistani opener's maiden ton against the hosts placed Pakistan in a commanding position in the first Test at Old Trafford on Thursday. Masood's Test-best 156 was the cornerstone of Pakistan's first-innings 326 all out, with England slumping to 12-3 in reply. The hosts ended the second...

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Pakistan, England face off on first day of Manchester test

MANCHESTER: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test against England at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Although the Manchester skies were overcast, skipper Azhar Ali told Sky Sports: "Obviously the overhead conditions will help the bowlers but we were very clear in our heads that we want to bat first. "Because of the composition of the...

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Pakistan announces 16-member Test squad for England series

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced the 16-member Test squad for the England Test series, with Azhar Ali as captain. According to a tweet from the PCB, the squad will comprise: Azhar Ali (c), Babar Azam (vc), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Imam, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shan...

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US athlete Carl Lewis says aspiring Pakistani long jumper has ‘perfect mindset’

Multiple Olympic award-winning athlete Carl Lewis, on Monday lauded an aspiring Pakistani long jumper whose video went viral on social media after he jumped over 12 parked motorcycles. Lewis — who has nine gold and one silver Olympic medals, as well as 10 World Championships medals, to his name — tweeted about the young man, praising him for "his lack of fear". https://twitter.com/Carl_Lewis/status/1290266847451836418...

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Pandemic not over yet: Cricketers urge Pakistan to stay cautious on Eid

Members of Pakistan's male and female cricket teams have delivered an important message on Eid-ul-Adha, urging the nation to also sacrifice their traditional mingling and wear masks in order to curb the threat of Covid-19. In a video released by the Pakistan Cricket Board, names such as Sarfaraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Bismah Maroof, Naseem Shah and more teamed up to...

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