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Sarfraz Ahmed sacked as Pakistan captain, Azhar Ali to lead in Tests, Babar Azam named T20I skipper

While the new ODI captain will be finalised in due course, decision on vice-captaincy across the three formats will be made closer to the series.

 

Oct 18, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Babar Azam beats Virat Kohli, becomes third quickest to hit 11th ODI century

Pakistani batsman Babar Azam on Monday overtook India captain Virat Kohli to become the third-fastest cricket player to hit his 11th ODI hundred. Babar Azam managed to hit his 11th century in one-day internationals in just 71st innings while Virat Kohli took 82 innings to hit his 11 ODI centuries.

Sep 30, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Shahid Afridi wants Sarfaraz Ahmed to give up Test captaincy, focus on ODIs

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) recently retained Sarfaraz as the captain in the 50-over format and appointed Babar Azam as skipper in T20Is.

Sep 20, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Not thinking about Test captaincy, focus is on limited-overs series against Sri Lanka: Sarfaraz Ahmed

Earlier this week, Sarfaraz was retained as Pakistan's ODI and T20I skipper while Babar Azam was roped in as his deputy for the upcoming home series against Lanka. 

Sep 15, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Babar Azam named Pakistan vice-captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed remains captain

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani said that Babar's elevation is part of his gradual development as a future captain.

Sep 13, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

Mickey Arthur likely to remain Pakistan coach, Azhar Ali to get Test captaincy

Pakistan were knocked out in the group stage of the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Babar Azam: Man of the Match in New Zealand vs Pakistan ICC World Cup clash

Azam scored an unbeaten 101 off 127 deliveries registering his 10th ODI century to help Pakistan emerged victorious by a margin of six pickets after being handed a target of 238 runs to chase. 

Jun 27, 2019, 01:42 AM IST

List of centuries scored in Cricket World Cup 2019 till New Zealand vs Pakistan match

The third century of the World Cup 2019 was hit by Indian opener Rohit Sharma against South Africa at Hampshire Bowl, Southampton.

Jun 26, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

Kuldeep Yadav terms the ball which dismissed Babar Azam a 'perfect delivery'

Kuldeep pitched the bowl at a length which enticed Babar to come forward but the ball turned between bat and pad from off to leg and removed the bails. 

Jun 17, 2019, 22:11 PM IST

David Warner: Man of the Match in Australia vs Pakistan ICC World Cup clash

Warner's knock of 107 runs off 111 deliveries played a key role in Australia emerging victorious by a margin of 41 runs.

Jun 12, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: As it happened

Pak vs SL Live updates, Scores: The much-anticipated clash between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup 2019 at the County Ground, Bristol was called off. The tenth clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 witnessed a victory for Australia by a margin of 15 runs against West Indies. 

Jun 07, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

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