Pakistan cricket news

Shadab Khan's six, Faheen Ashraf hat-trick seal Pakistan win

Shadab Khan's six, Faheen Ashraf hat-trick seal Pakistan win

Australia's Brett Lee was the first to achieve a hat-trick in the shortest format with his feat coming against Bangladesh at Cape Town in 2007.

Oct 28, 2017, 08:32 AM IST
Hasan Ali stars as Pakistan upstage Sri Lanka in first T20I

Hasan Ali stars as Pakistan upstage Sri Lanka in first T20I

The second match is also in Abu Dhabi on Friday before the teams fly to Lahore for the last match on Sunday.

Oct 27, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Usman Khan rips apart Sri Lanka; Pakistan win series 5-0

Usman Khan rips apart Sri Lanka; Pakistan win series 5-0

This is Pakistan's sixth whitewash in a five-match ODI series. They had blanked Zimbabwe (2002 and 2008), Bangladesh (2003 and 2008) and New Zealand in 2003 in the past.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
Imam-ul-Haq hits debut ton in Pakistan's series-clinching win over Sri Lanka

Imam-ul-Haq hits debut ton in Pakistan's series-clinching win over Sri Lanka

Pakistan hold an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series after winning the first match by 83 runs in Dubai and a 32-run victory in the second in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

Oct 19, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir, wife Narjis blessed with a baby girl

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir, wife Narjis blessed with a baby girl

The hosts will be without their top paceman Mohammad Amir for the T20 series as he is with his wife, who delivered a baby girl in London earlier today.

Sep 12, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
Pakistan's ability to host international cricket is crucial for the game: Shashank Manohar

Pakistan's ability to host international cricket is crucial for the game: Shashank Manohar

Manohar wished luck to both the sides and hailed the passion for cricket that the Pakistan fans have for the game.

Sep 12, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Pakistan vs World XI, 1st T20I: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time in IST, venue, squads

Pakistan vs World XI, 1st T20I: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time in IST, venue, squads

No Test playing nation has played in Pakistan since the 2009 terrorist attack on Sri Lanka in Lahore. Only Zimbabwe visited the country in 2015 for a T20 international series.

Sep 11, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
Pakistan to host World XI, Sri Lanka and West Indies

Pakistan to host World XI, Sri Lanka and West Indies

Since the attacks Pakistan has only hosted a limited-over series against Zimbabwe in 2015 while Bangladesh, the West Indies, Sri Lanka and Ireland turned down offers over security fears.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
Misbah-ul Haq slides into ICC top 20 Test Bastman Ranking

Misbah-ul Haq slides into ICC top 20 Test Bastman Ranking

Among other Pakistan batsmen, Sarfraz Ahmed's first innings knock of 54 has seen him gain one place to move up to 24th position while Babar Azam has gained 14 places to reach 94th position after scores of 72 and nine not out.

Apr 26, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Mohammad Wasim urges PCB to `toughen up` on players involved in match fixing

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Wasim has said that he is proud that his childhood dream of representing the country`s cricket team is coming true but he is scared of the fact that someone who cheated with match fixing could replace him soon.

Dec 16, 2013, 14:46 PM IST

Naylor appointed trainer and physio of Pak team

The Pakistan Cricket Board has sacked the local trainers and doctors attached with the national team and appointed Englishman Dale Naylor as their new physiotherapist and trainer for the next four months.

Dec 04, 2013, 21:26 PM IST

PCB has no mechanism in place to convince Rauf: Rizvi

The Pakistan Cricket Board has no mechanism in place to "convince" retired Test umpire, Asad Rauf to go to Mumbai to face spot-fixing charges, an official said on Monday.

Sep 23, 2013, 16:02 PM IST

PCB selection committee hail seniors as Pak`s `main strength`

The selection committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has hailed the senior and the experienced players of the team as its `main strength`, adding that the young players are not yet ready to replace the likes of captain Misbah-ul Haq or Younus Khan.

Sep 11, 2013, 00:06 AM IST

PCB to review evidence in Danish Kaneria `fixing` case

Pakistan cricket officials have agreed to review evidence provided by former captain Rashid Latif, with which he is hoping to help banned spinner Danish Kaneria.

Sep 04, 2013, 12:10 PM IST

Wasim Akram marries Australian girlfriend Shaniera Thompson

Legendary Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram on Wednesday announced that he had married his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson, saying he has started a new life on a happy note.

Aug 21, 2013, 18:28 PM IST

Makers of `Main Hoon Afridi` hope to set box office ringing

The producer and makers of Pakistan`s first sports based film have chosen the perfect recipe for success -- cash in on the never-ending popularity of one of the country`s best known cricketers, Shahid Afridi.

Jul 10, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

Pakistan cricket chief selector says team is `in transition`

Pakistan`s chief selector Iqbal Qasim has said that the national team is in a process of transition.

Apr 11, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

Changes possible in Pak team management after Protease Tour

Even if Pakistan cricket team does well in the upcoming One-day and T20 series, it is possible that key positions in the team management, including the job of coach and manager, may be offered to former players.

Mar 03, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Afridi named captain of Pakistan A side against Afghanistan

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was on Monday named captain of the Pakistan A side against Afghanistan in a limited over series being held next week.

Feb 04, 2013, 22:00 PM IST

Pakistan Super League has huge potential: Haroon Lorgat

Former International Cricket Council boss, Haroon Lorgat, who is now a consultant for the Pakistan Cricket Board`s new Twenty20 league, has said the Pakistan Super League has huge potential and will attract top foreign players to participate in the event soon.

Jan 16, 2013, 18:20 PM IST