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Pakistan whitewash West Indies 3-0 with 8-wicket win in Karachi

Pakistan whitewash West Indies 3-0 with 8-wicket win in Karachi

Pakistan beat the West Indies by eight wickets in the third and final Twenty20 international in Karachi on Tuesday, completing a 3-0 series whitewash.

Apr 03, 2018, 23:44 PM IST
Babar Azam dismisses comparisons with Virat Kohli, says he is nowhere near Indian legend

Babar Azam dismisses comparisons with Virat Kohli, says he is nowhere near Indian legend

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has dismissed all comparisons with India captain Virat Kohli. The 23-year-old, who scored 97 not out off 58 balls in Pakistan's huge win in the second T20 on Monday, has often been dubbed Pakistan's Kohli by the local media. 

Apr 03, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Babar Azam hits 97 as Pakistan beat West Indies to take unassailable 2-0 lead in T20I series

Babar Azam hits 97 as Pakistan beat West Indies to take unassailable 2-0 lead in T20I series

Pakistan won the second T20 International by 82 runs in Karachi on Monday, winning the three-match series with a match to play.

Apr 02, 2018, 23:40 PM IST
 Pakistan finally overcome Blacks Caps with T20 win

Pakistan finally overcome Blacks Caps with T20 win

Pakistan crushed New Zealand by 48 runs in the second T20 in Auckland on Thursday to notch their first victory of the tour over the Black Caps.

Jan 25, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Babar Azam hits 26-ball hundred, Shoaib Malik 6 sixes in an over in T10 charity match

Babar Azam hits 26-ball hundred, Shoaib Malik 6 sixes in an over in T10 charity match

Batting first SAF Reds scored 210 runs in 10 overs, and SAF Green's strong response was powered by a magnificent hundred by Babar Azam in 26 balls.

Dec 24, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
I follow Virat Kohli, says Pakistan batsman Babar Azam

I follow Virat Kohli, says Pakistan batsman Babar Azam

"I loved watching AB de Villiers in the early days. Nowadays, I follow Virat Kohli," said the young Pakistan batting sensation.

Dec 19, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka 83 runs in 1st ODI

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka 83 runs in 1st ODI

The second game of the series will be played in Abu Dhabi on Monday (October 16).

Oct 14, 2017, 00:29 AM IST
Independence Cup 2017: Pakistan celebrate cricket return with 2-1 series triumph over World XI

Independence Cup 2017: Pakistan celebrate cricket return with 2-1 series triumph over World XI

The hosting of the short series is a major step towards convincing international teams to begin touring Pakistan again, with Sri Lanka already due to play a Twenty20 match in Lahore on October 29.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI, 3rd T20I – As it happened...

Pakistan vs World XI, 3rd T20I – As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the third and final T20I between Pakistan and World XI in the Independence Cup series, being played at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium. Here you can catch up with the live updates and match commentary.  

Sep 15, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: As it happened...

Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: As it happened...

Amla, who was unbeaten on 72 off 55, got just the perfect partner in Thisara Perera as the asking rate continued to climb with eash passing over. But the Sri Lankan all-rounder made sure the visiting  team win the match keep the series. He played a blazing 19-ball 47  with five sixes.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
PAK vs WXI, Independence Cup T20I: Clinical Pakistan beat World XI by 20 runs; take 1-0 lead in series

PAK vs WXI, Independence Cup T20I: Clinical Pakistan beat World XI by 20 runs; take 1-0 lead in series

It was their second international game since the 2009 terror attack on the touring Sri Lankan team bus. Zimbabwe was the other team that had visited the nation for a T20I series back in 2015. But in way they seemed tensed or nervous playing for the first time in front of the home crowd.

Sep 12, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
There is no comparison between me and Virat Kohli, reckons Pakistan's Babar Azam

There is no comparison between me and Virat Kohli, reckons Pakistan's Babar Azam

Babar Azam, on Sunday, was involved in a live Twitter chat, where his fans had the option to ask him any question they felt with #AskBabarAzam. One of the cricket lovers took the opportunity to ask the 22-year-old, how he feels when people compare his cricketing abilities to Virat Kohli.

Aug 08, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Pakistan bans its cricketers from Afghanistan's domestic Twenty20 league

Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Babar Azam were among those Pakistan players contracted by franchises to compete in Shpageeza Cricket League, starting in Kabul from July 18.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
3rd Test, WI vs PAK: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam put Pakistan in driver's seat on Day 1

3rd Test, WI vs PAK: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam put Pakistan in driver's seat on Day 1

Younis Khan, who together with captain Misbah ul Haq is playing his farewell Test, will resume in partnership with Ali on the second morning, weather permitting.

May 11, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
2nd ODI, Pak vs WI: Babar Azam, Hasan Ali guide Pakistan to 74-run triumph over West Indies

2nd ODI, Pak vs WI: Babar Azam, Hasan Ali guide Pakistan to 74-run triumph over West Indies

Pakistan found free scoring difficult at the start of the innings and lost both openers to excellent leg-side catches by wicketkeeper Shai Hope off fast bowlers Shannon Gabriel and Alzarri Joseph.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:52 AM IST
Hope to play similar role for Pakistan as Virat Kohli does for India: Babar Azam

Hope to play similar role for Pakistan as Virat Kohli does for India: Babar Azam

On being asked about the toughest bowler he has faced, Babar gave the honour to Australian speedster Mitchell Starc.

Mar 14, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
5th ODI: Australia defeat Pakistan, clinch series 4-1 after record opening stand between David Warner, Travis Head

5th ODI: Australia defeat Pakistan, clinch series 4-1 after record opening stand between David Warner, Travis Head

Warner went into the match with five centuries in his last 10 one-day innings and the diminutive left-hander brought up his sixth of the season in just 78 balls.

Jan 26, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
Babar Azam joins elite list, becomes fastest Pakistani batsman to reach 1000 ODI runs

Babar Azam joins elite list, becomes fastest Pakistani batsman to reach 1000 ODI runs

Talented Pakistani batsman Babar Azam has joined an elite list of batsmen, who were the fastest to score 1,000 one-day international runs.

Jan 20, 2017, 21:28 PM IST
Cricket Score: Aus vs Pak 2016, 3rd ODI – Smith, Handscomb put Aussies in driver's seat with century stand for third wicket

Cricket Score: Aus vs Pak 2016, 3rd ODI – Smith, Handscomb put Aussies in driver's seat with century stand for third wicket

Live cricket score and live updates from the third ODI match between Australia and Pakistan being played at Western Australia Cricket Association Ground. The series is evenly poised after Pakistan fought back hard in the second ODI to level series 1-1.

Jan 19, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Australia vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali survives brutal hit to head in Melbourne — WATCH

Australia vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali survives brutal hit to head in Melbourne — WATCH

Fielding at short leg, he faced head first a powerful Matthew Wade pull shot.

Dec 29, 2016, 11:05 AM IST