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Pakistan lose wickets in bid to fight back versus South Africa

Imam-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali went cheaply at the start of Pakistan’s second innings as they attempted to haul in a 254-run deficit after earlier bowling South Africa out for 431.

Jan 05, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Gritty Azhar Ali leads Pakistan out of trouble against New Zealand

Azhar, who finished the day unbeaten on 62 off 169 balls, helped Pakistan recover from the loss of two early wickets to trail New Zealand by 135 runs with seven wickets remaining.

Dec 04, 2018, 22:20 PM IST

Former Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali retires from one-day internationals

The 33-year-old averaged 36.90 with the bat in his 53 one-day appearances for Pakistan, the last of which was against New Zealand in Dunedin in January.

Nov 01, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

Pakistan in control after seamer Mohammad Abbas wrecks Australia

Having dismissed Australia for a paltry 145 in their first innings, Pakistan stretched their lead to a daunting 281 by stumps on day two with Zaman`s 66 and an unbeaten 54 by Ali taking them to 144-2.

Oct 18, 2018, 00:17 AM IST

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed proud of England draw despite Headingley hammering

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insisted he was proud of his youthful side even after an innings and 55-run defeat at Headingley denied them a Test-series victory in England.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:07 AM IST

England complete rout of Pakistan inside three days

 England bounced back from their first test humiliation to rout Pakistan by an innings and 55 runs in the second test at Headingley on Sunday and square the two-match series 1-1.

Jun 04, 2018, 08:19 AM IST

Pakistan announce squad for New Zealand ODIs

Pakistan have recalled experienced opener Azhar Ali for their one-day international series in New Zealand next month but left batsman Ahmed Shehzad and allrounder Imad Wasim out of the squad.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

SL vs PAK, 1st Test: Wily Rangana Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory over Pakistan

The veteran left-arm spinner took 6-43 -- 11-136 in the match -- to scupper Pakistan, set a modest 136-run target, for just 114 on a weary fifth day Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch.

Oct 02, 2017, 18:49 PM IST

PAK vs SL: Azhar Ali rescues Pakistan in Abu Dhabi Test against Sri Lanka

The one-drop batsman was unbeaten on 74 but saw Babar Azam fell for 28 in the last over of the day as Pakistan finished on 266-4 on a Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch which has started to assist spinners.

Sep 30, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah named in Pakistan squad for Tests versus Sri Lanka

Three big names have been included in the squad. Wahab Riaz, Azhar Ali and Yasir Shah find a place in the team.

Sep 23, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Champions Trophy Semi-final 1, ENG vs PAK: Pakistan stun hosts England to seal a spot in final

The star with the ball was once again pacer Hasan Ali, who Ended up with a three wicket-haul for the third time in as many games.

Jun 14, 2017, 22:00 PM IST

WATCH: In attempt to be cheeky, Pakistan's Azhar Ali hands Imran Tahir an easy catch at third man

By bagging two wickets in the same over, Morkel got his side back in the game in attempt to defend the moderate total.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

ICC Champions Trophy: Azhar Ali says match against arch-rivals India 'just another game' for Pakistan

A former captain of the Pakistan ODI side, Azhar`s tally of 1,605 runs in 45 matches at an average of over 38 would once have been respectable enough.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

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May 25, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

WI vs PAK, 3rd Test, Day 2: Azhar Ali nets ton, but West Indies bundle Pakistan for 376

West Indies were 14 for no wicket at stumps in reply after Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell negotiated 11 overs in the deciding test of the series, which is tied at 1-1.

May 12, 2017, 08:45 AM IST

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 Test, Day 4: Pakistan in strong position after Azhar Ali's ton, Misbah once again misses century by one run

Despite the personal disappointment, his team ended day three in a strong position after opener Azhar Ali scored his 13th test century.

May 03, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

2nd Test, WI vs Pak: Azhar Ali's unbeaten 81 puts Pakistan in respectable position despite losing late wickets on Day 3

West Indies' hopes of pushing towards a total closer to the 400-run mark were dashed within the first nine deliveries of the morning as their first-day heroes, Chase and Jason Holder, were dismissed without any addition to the overnight total of 286 for six.

May 02, 2017, 09:43 AM IST

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan drop Kamran Akmal; recall Umar Akmal, Azhar Ali in 15-man squad

35-year-old Kamran was part of Pakistan`s squad which won a three-match one-day series 2-1 in the West Indies earlier this month but managed scores of 47, 21 and nought.

Apr 25, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

West Indies vs Pakistan: PCB recalls Ahmed Shahzad, Kamran Akmal in limited-overs squads

Giant fast-bowler Mohammad Irfan and batsmen Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were all excluded from both squads because they are suspended pending an investigation into alleged spot-fixing that took place in the PSL.

Mar 15, 2017, 18:17 PM IST