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Jason Roy ton helps England seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Babar Azam`s century helped Pakistan reach a respectable 340-7 in their 50 overs, yet once again a decent total proved inadequate for the tourists as England wrapped up victory after a tense finale with three balls to spare. 

May 18, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Pakistan names 15-member squad for 2019 ICC World Cup, Mohammad Amir ignored

Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, announcing the World Cup squad and two reserve players, said 11 from the 2017 Champions Trophy had been retained in the selection process.

Apr 18, 2019, 18:35 PM IST

Pakistani batsman Babar Azam has a better Test average than Virat Kohli in 2018

Azam has scored 474 runs in 10 innings at an average of 67.71 with a century to his credit. Kohli on the other hand, has accumulated 1063 runs in 18 innings at 59.05 with four centuries to his name. 

Nov 26, 2018, 16:38 PM IST

Pakistani cricketer Babar Azam takes on journalist Zainab Abbas over 'son' tweet

Azam scored his maiden century in Test cricket on the second day of the second Test against New Zealand on Sunday.  

Nov 26, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

Virat Kohli, Team India look to improve T20 rankings

India are placed third in the team rankings with 123 points, while the leader of squad has so far accumulated 670 points with his batting exploits.

Jun 26, 2018, 15:50 PM IST

Haris Sohail replaces Babar Azam in Pakistan squad for Scotland T20Is

Pakistan`s left-hand batsman Haris Sohail has been called in as a replacement for injured Babar Azam in the 15-member national T20 squad for the upcoming two-match series against Scotland.

Jun 04, 2018, 14:40 PM IST

Headingley Test: Pakistan's Mohammad Amir aims for win of a lifetime against England

 Mohammad Amir has had some of the greatest and undoubtedly the worst days of his career in England -- sometimes during the very same match.

May 31, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Smart watch controversy needless: Ramiz Raja

Former Test captain Ramiz Raja says the 'smart watch' controversy was unnecessarily created by media during the Pakistan and England Test match at Lord's.

May 27, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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...

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...

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

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

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