Pakistan vs World XI

Angry Pakistani fans target World XI captain Faf du Plessis for 'safely back home' tweet

Angry Pakistani fans target World XI captain Faf du Plessis for 'safely back home' tweet

Faf du Plessis, who captain a World XI team in the recently concluded Independence Cup in Pakistan, became the target of angry Twitteratti for his poor word choice.

Sep 17, 2017, 21:09 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI: Pakistani fans sarcastically thanks George Bailey for torturous knock in series decider

Pakistan vs World XI: Pakistani fans sarcastically thanks George Bailey for torturous knock in series decider

Pakistan fans took pleasure in finding the weak link in the World XI's line up. And they found in George Bailley. The Aussie batsman managed just three runs after playing 12 balls.

Sep 16, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
ICC rules out 'overnight miraculous' return of international cricket to Pakistan

ICC rules out 'overnight miraculous' return of international cricket to Pakistan

ICC Director Giles Clarke was in fact throughly overwhelmed with the kind of reception that the World XI side recived. Even Faf had praised the management about the same.

Sep 16, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Virat Kohli ko ami se ijazat nai mili! Pakistani fans waved poster at Gaddafi Stadium

Virat Kohli ko ami se ijazat nai mili! Pakistani fans waved poster at Gaddafi Stadium

Pakistan won the Independence Cup on Friday after beating World XI by 33 runs in the third and final T20I in Lahore.

Sep 16, 2017, 09:45 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
Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Earlier in the match, Shehzad became the first Pakistan player to hit three successive sixes. Ben Cutting bore the brunt of his wrath in the 18th over of the Pakistan innings.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Watch: Shahid Afridi woos Lahore crowd at his farewell reception

Watch: Shahid Afridi woos Lahore crowd at his farewell reception

It's not everyday that Pakistan cricket fans get to see their stars getting felicitated, but on Friday, a packed Gaddafi Stadium crowd in Lahore found themselves applauding their hero Sahid Afridi.

Sep 15, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
Despite playing magnificent knock against World XI, Pakistan fans mercilessly troll Ahmed Shehzad

Despite playing magnificent knock against World XI, Pakistan fans mercilessly troll Ahmed Shehzad

And that's not enough, some fans even advised the 'selfie boy' to retire from cricket gracefully.

Sep 15, 2017, 21:59 PM IST
Pakistani anchor sets Internet on fire with Darren Sammy photo tweet

Pakistani anchor sets Internet on fire with Darren Sammy photo tweet

It indeed was a fan moment for the anchor, but fans have already made a superstar.

Sep 15, 2017, 19:56 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
Barber offers free haircuts in exchange of Pakistan vs World XI match ticket

Barber offers free haircuts in exchange of Pakistan vs World XI match ticket

Both teams are equal with 1-1 points in the three-match series of the international cricket that returned to Pakistan’s grounds around after 8 years.

Sep 15, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI, 3rd T20I: Date, live streaming, TV listing, time in IST, venue, squads

Pakistan vs World XI, 3rd T20I: Date, live streaming, TV listing, time in IST, venue, squads

While Pakistan won the first match by 20 runs, World XI won the second game by 7 wickets. 

Sep 15, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Hashim Amla, Thisara Perera punish Pakistan to give World XI seven-wicket win

Hashim Amla, Thisara Perera punish Pakistan to give World XI seven-wicket win

Pakistan beat the Faf du Plessis-led world team by 20 runs yesterday in a match which marked the return of international cricket to trouble country.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:00 PM IST
Watch: Pakistan expert Darren Sammy spreads love, pushes auto-rickshaw in Lahore

Watch: Pakistan expert Darren Sammy spreads love, pushes auto-rickshaw in Lahore

International cricket returned to Pakistan on Tuesday with a World XI T20I match at Lahore's historic Gaddafi Stadium. Pakistan won the match against an ensemble of international cast, but Sammy seemed to have stole the show even while falling down.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:58 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
Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: Date, live streaming, TV listing, time in IST, venue, squads

Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: Date, live streaming, TV listing, time in IST, venue, squads

Without a day’s break, the teams now square up in the second T20 international. It makes Wednesday’s game a must-win for World XI. 

Sep 13, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
Cricket being used for political purposes, says former ICC president Ehsan Mani

Cricket being used for political purposes, says former ICC president Ehsan Mani

With security being the chief concern for all players travelling to Pakistan, Ehsan said that there isn't any real security threat for teams or players willing to play in the country.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
Watch: Darren Sammy falls flat after being yorked by Hassan Ali, still claps for the bowler

Watch: Darren Sammy falls flat after being yorked by Hassan Ali, still claps for the bowler

After the first ball went for six, Hassan bowled just the most perfect yorker to Sammy, making the latter lose his balance and fall flat on the pitch.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:18 AM 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
PAK vs WXI, Independence Cup T20 – As it happened...

PAK vs WXI, Independence Cup T20 – As it happened...

Apart from Zimbabwe in 2015, no other Test playing side has visited Pakistan since the 2009 terrorist attack on the touring Sri Lankan team. The match ergo holds of great importance.  

Sep 12, 2017, 18:55 PM IST