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Pakistan cricket team leave for England tour

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan national cricket team comprising 16 players and 11 officials left for Ireland via Dubai from Allama Iqbal International Airport in the wee hours of Monday (today). The team will play one Test against Ireland, two Tests against England and two T20 against Scotland during the tour. The team will take on Ireland, who will be playing their first ever Test on May 11. The first Test against England will start on May 24 and the second Test will begin on June 1. Pakistan will also play two T20…

Pakistan cricket team reaches UAE for Sri Lanka series

DUBAI: Pakistan cricket squad reached the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on early Sunday to play a series against Sri Lanka. The 16-players squad arrived here via Emirate Airline flight 623. Both sides will lock horn in the first test match on Thursday (September 28) in Abu Dhabi. The second day-night test match will be played on October 6 in Dubai. The two teams will also play five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20s (T20s) later in October month. Moreover, the Sri Lankan side will visit Pakistan for…

Sarfaraz gives his ‘green shirt’ to disabled fan in honour

KARACHI: After a triumph against arch-rival India in the final of ICC Champions Trophy, the cricket fans are still showing up to residence of Pakistani skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed to express delight and catch a sight of the triumphant captain. Fawad Ahmed was one of the special fans who reached the winning skipper’s residence on a wheelchair to express his pleasure on the outstanding performance of Pakistani team under captaincy of Sarfaraz Ahmed in the final of the tournament. To honour his courage and support to the…

Triumphant Pakistan team return home to hero’s welcome

KARACHI: The triumphant cricketers of Pakistan's team  returned home on Tuesday morning to a rousing welcome after routing arch-rivals India by 180-run at The Oval to lift its maiden ICC Champions Trophy. Hundreds of fans stayed up late to welcome home members of the national cricket team returning after their historic win against arch-rivals India at London's Oval Ground. Crowds had gathered at airports in Karachi and Lahore early Tuesday morning, eagerly awaiting the return of the champions. Fans decorated the…

PCB invites bids for a sixth PSL team in next season

KARACHI: Seeking induction of sixth team for third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited interested parties to bid for the sixth-team franchise. In a statement PCB said, “Pakistan Cricket Board invites bids from interested parties who wish to acquire Team Franchise Rights for a sixth team to be introduced to the HBL PSL from the year 2018 onwards.” The statement shared the terms and conditions for making proposals. Bid documents with all relevant information could be…

Babar Azam, Hasan Ali lead Pakistan to 74-run win vs West Indies

Babar Azam stroked yet another hundred against the West Indies and Hasan Ali claimed five wickets as Pakistan won the second one-day international by 74 runs at the National Stadium in Guyana on Sunday. Put in by West Indies captain Jason Holder, Pakistan totalled 282 for five and then dismissed the hosts for 208 off 44.5 overs despite a battling knock from Holder, who was last out to Ali for a top score of 68. Reinstated in his favourite number three spot in the batting order, Azam held a faltering innings together…

Record-setting West Indies beat Pakistan in 1st ODI

PROVIDENCE, Guyana: Jason Mohammed played the finest innings of his brief international career to pace the West Indies to a historic four-wicket victory over Pakistan in the opening one-day international at the National Stadium in Guyana on Friday. Set a daunting target after the visitors rattled up a formidable 308 for five batting first, Mohammed’s blistering unbeaten 91 off just 58 deliveries, aided by an explosive cameo at the end from Ashley Nurse (34 off 15 balls), saw the home side successfully chasing a target of…

Pakistan celebrating silver jubilee of World Cup 92 victory

Pakistan is celebrating silver jubilee of World Cup 1992 victory today. On March 25 1992, on this day, Pakistan beat England by 22 runs at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia. The victory chances were rare as key players like Waqar Younus and Saeed Anwar were not taking part in the tournament. The captain, Imran Khan, himself was injured in the final. Pakistani cricket team was also nowhere in list of favourite teams as it had lost three of their first five matches in the tournament. This could also be gauged with…

Pakistan recall Kamran, Shahzad, in Twenty20, ODI squads

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team chief selector Inzamam ul Haq has announced Twenty20 and one day teams for upcoming tour of West Indies, ARY News reported on Wednesday. Opener Ahmed Shehzad and Kamran Akmal found place in separate squads for the four-match Twenty20 and three-match one-day series in West Indies starting later this month. Former captain Azhar Ali found no place in Twenty-20 and one-day squads. Chief selector Inzamam while talking to media said that middle order batsman Umar Akmal was failed in the…