Pakistan

Former Pakistan fast bowler and two-time head coach of the Pakistan team, Waqar Younis, has been appointed bowling coach and Director Cricket by Pakistan Super League franchise Islamabad United. The director’s role was previously held by Wasim Akram. Waqar and Akram had earlier been touted for a reunion on the Multan Sultans coaching staff, but
0 Comments
World XI 175 for 3 (Amla 72*, Thisara 47*) beat Pakistan 174 for 6 (Babar 45, Shehzad 43, Malik 39, Thisara 2-23) by seven wickets Hashim Amla punches one into the off side AFP In a nutshell In a game that far exceeded its predecessor in electricity, intensity, quality and competitiveness, World XI edged Pakistan in
0 Comments
Mistakes in the ticket pricing policy for Pakistan’s home series against the World XI have led to lower-than-expected crowd turnouts at the Gaddafi Stadium in the highest-profile series held in Pakistan since 2009. Though Gaddafi Stadium has been anywhere between 80-90% full in the two T20s so far, attendances have paled in comparison to the
0 Comments
Pakistan 197 for 5 (Babar 86, Shehzad 39, Malik 38) beat World XI 177 for 7 (Sammy 29, du Plessis 29) by 20 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Babar Azam leaps to pull a short ball AFP In a nutshell Babar Azam showed why he is considered the future of Pakistan batting, as his 52-ball 86 carried
0 Comments
The emerging theme from the series between Pakistan and the World XI is that it’s more than just cricket, with the feeling that this is the first time real, high-profile international cricket returns to Pakistan. The actual cricket looks to have taken a back seat, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is eager to push it
0 Comments
The World XI side, led by coach Andy Flower along with head of the ICC’s Pakistan Task Team (PTT) Giles Clarke, arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore in the small hours of Monday morning. World XI’s three-T20I series against Pakistan, which gets underway on Tuesday, will be the third attempt in the last
0 Comments
Scotland will host Pakistan for a two-match T20I series in Edinburgh next year. It will mark the first face-off between the two sides in the 20-over format since they met in the group stage of the 2007 World T20 in South Africa, where Shahid Afridi’s all-round performance eased Pakistan to a 51-run win. The series,
0 Comments
World XI captain Faf du Plessis chose to see the silver lining amid the dark cloud of uncertainty that hovers over international cricket in Pakistan, saying the presidential-style security afforded to the touring players made them feel like they “were in a movie”. Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam,
0 Comments
Younis Khan was almost as famous during his playing career for his fractious run-ins with the PCB as for his batting ability, and it appears his grievances with the board haven’t ended with his retirement. In a lengthy interview with a local television channel, Younis rebuffed an offer from PCB chairman Najam Sethi to attend
0 Comments
Mohammad Amir‘s wait to play an international match in Pakistan will be prolonged, as he is likely to miss part, if not all, of the T20I series against the World XI. Amir and his wife are currently in England expecting their first child, with the due date potentially any time over the next week –
0 Comments