Posts Tagged Pakistan

Babar Azam leads Pakistan Under-19s to victory

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


A half-century from captain and opening batsman Babar Azam led Pakistan Under-19s to a six-wicket win over Australia Under-19s at Gold Coast.

The visitors reached the target of 188 with four overs to spare, after the Australians had stuttered in their innings despite an 83 from Kurtis Patterson.

Read More

PCB mulling grand awards ceremony

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to hold a grand awards ceremony on the lines of the ICC annual awards in the country in October this year to attract foreign attention.

“The idea is to showcase the positive side of Pakistan cricket and its talent on annual basis and utilise the awards ceremony to invite foreign guests as well,” a source said.

Read More

Sialkot to face Auckland, county in qualifiers

July 28, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


Sialkot Stallions will take on Auckland Aces and an English domestic T20 side in the qualifying stage of the 2012 Champions League Twenty20.

The Pakistani Twenty20 winners will take on the New Zealand outfit on October 9 in Johannesburg followed by the county side on October 11.

Read More

Bangladesh push past Australia, Pakistan in T20 rankings

July 24, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


Bangladesh have moved up to No. 4* on the ICC’s Twenty20 rankings, after beating Ireland 3-0 on their tour of Europe. For now, only England, South Africa and Sri Lanka lie above Bangladesh in the rankings.

Read More

Gayle, Afridi sign with Sydney Thunder

July 24, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


The Sydney Thunder have secured two of the biggest names in Twenty20 cricket, with Chris Gayle set to return for the side this year, alongside the Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi.

Read More

Kamran Akmal returns for Pakistan

July 17, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


Wicket keeper Kamran Akmal has been recalled by Pakistan for the Twenty20s against Australia in August, and September’s World Twenty20. Kamran, who last played for Pakistan in the 2011 World Cup, was cleared by the PCB’s integrity committee earlier this month.

Read More

India to host Pakistan for ODI series in December-January

July 17, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


India and Pakistan will resume bilateral ties with a “short series”, comprising three ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals, in December and January. The matches will be held between the Test and one-day legs of England’s tour of India and will form the first bilateral series between the two sides since Pakistan toured India in end-2007.

Read More

Akhtar pays rich tributes to pace rival Lee

July 14, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Shoaib and Lee
Pakistan express fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar Saturday paid tribute to pace rival Brett Lee who has announced his retirement from international cricket, saying the Australian was a fierce competitor. The 35-year-old Lee said Friday he was quitting, ending a glorious career that was marred by injury problems.

Read More

PCB’s Three Proposals to Resume Indo-Pak Ties

July 12, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Indopak
In a bid to resume bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has put forward three proposals to their Indian counterparts.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has proposed that India can tour Pakistan, play them at a neutral venue or allow PCB to host their home series in India.

Read More

Saqlain Mushtaq likely to be appointed as Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach

July 11, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Saqlain
Saqlain Mushtaq, the former Pakistani off-spinner, is likely to be appointed Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach ahead of their upcoming series against Ireland.

The deal is expected to be signed in a few days, which will probably last till the ICC World T20 2012, scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka in September/October.

Read More

« Older Entries