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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
Is Babar Azam as good as Virat Kohli? Shoaib Akhtar has his say on the debate

Is Babar Azam as good as Virat Kohli? Shoaib Akhtar has his say on the debate

The Rawalpindi Express concluded saying Babar might go on to become a better batsman than Virat.

Dec 03, 2016, 14:03 PM IST
Pakistan coach Micky Arthur says Babar Azam as good as Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli

Pakistan coach Micky Arthur says Babar Azam as good as Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli

After a 2-0 whitewash against New Zealand, Pakistan are now preparing to face Australia in a three-match Test series.

Nov 30, 2016, 21:48 PM IST
Pakistan resist change in squad for Australia

Pakistan resist change in squad for Australia

Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq said continuity is necessary.

Nov 28, 2016, 20:34 PM IST
New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Tim Southee`s six keeps Kiwis in front on rain-shortened day 3

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Tim Southee`s six keeps Kiwis in front on rain-shortened day 3

Pakistan, after resuming the day on the ropes at 76-5, clawed their way to 216 in reply to New Zealand`s first innings 271.

Nov 27, 2016, 11:14 AM IST
Pakistan vs West Indies: Muhammad Hafeez ignored, Babar Azam in for Asia's first day-night Test match

Pakistan vs West Indies: Muhammad Hafeez ignored, Babar Azam in for Asia's first day-night Test match

Hafeez was dropped for the fourth Test against England because of poor form and returned home from England after playing the first ODI due to a fitness problem.

Oct 08, 2016, 18:51 PM IST
PAK vs WI: Babar Azam's triple-ton orchestrates Pakistan's 3-0 clean sweep on West Indies

PAK vs WI: Babar Azam's triple-ton orchestrates Pakistan's 3-0 clean sweep on West Indies

West Indies play a day-night side game with a pink ball in Sharjah from Friday as a rehearsal for the first Test in Dubai.

Oct 06, 2016, 00:27 AM IST