Pakistan

Feb 16, 2020 Danyal Rasool Ahead of the PSL 2020, we look at each team’s strength, weaknesses, squads and support staff details. Karachi Kings Team overview For all the talk of Lahore Qalandars woes in the tournament’s history, there is little justification for Karachi Kings to feel any smugness at the travails of their traditional
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3:06 PM GMT Pakistan quick Naseem Shah has been cleared of serious injury after he complained of pain around his left rib cage on day three of the first Test against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi. The 16-year old, who had become the youngest player to take a Test hat-trick on the third day of the Test,
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1:04 PM GMT Nearly two months after Wasim Khan stepped down as head of the PCB’s cricket committee, the board recalled Iqbal Qasim back to the set-up to take over the key position. The panel is now entirely independent from figures that hold other roles in the PCB, with one exception – Urooj Mumtaz, the
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6:38 AM GMT Pakistan have recalled offspinner Bilal Asif into their Test squad, in a bid to counter what is expected to be a left-hander heavy Bangladesh line-up, for the first Test in Rawalpindi, starting February 7. Seam-bowling allrounder Faheem Ashraf also returned to the squad after having been ignored for the team’s most recent
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8:00 AM GMT Pakistan Under-19s 190 for 4 (Mohammad Huraira 64, Noor Ahmad 2 for 32) beat Afghanistan Under-19s 189 (Zakhil 40, Abdul Rahman 30, Mohammad Amir Khan 3 for 58) by six wickets In what was built up as a tense clash between two neighbouring countries, Pakistan’s all-round bowling effort combined with a solid
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2:51 PM GMT Sreshth Shah at Benoni Afghanistan left-arm wristspinner Noor Ahmad ran out Pakistan opener Mohammad Huraira at the non-striker’s end in the fourth Super League quarter-final at the Under-19 World Cup, whipping the bails off in his delivery stride with the opener having left his crease. On-field umpire Sam Nogajski referred the matter
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1:56 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Peshawar Zalmi have roped in Hashim Amla as a batting mentor for the upcoming edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The acquisition was announced on Twitter by the owner of the franchise, Javed Afridi. “His gracious presence in the PSL 5 festivity will not only adorn the Zalmi dugout
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11:25 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Former England allrounder Ravi Bopara has been named as part of a 12-man MCC squad to tour Pakistan in February. The team will be captained by Sri Lanka great, and current MCC president, Kumar Sangakkara, and coached by former England quick Ajmal Shahzad. Also included in the touring party are
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4:22 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik insists he is not getting ahead of himself following his call-up for the series against Bangladesh, and will “not set any long-term goals”. Most notably, that meant he wouldn’t commit to saying whether he aimed to be part of Pakistan’s World T20 squad, saying that was
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11:46 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Pakistan Under-19s 77 for 3 (Irfan 38*, Naylor 1-12) beat Scotland Under-19s 75 (Uzzair 20, Wasim 5-12, Tahir 3-23, Afridi 2-32) by seven wicketsScorecard It was all rather one-sided in Potchefstroom as Pakistan steamrolled Scotland to get their Under-19 World Cup Group C campaign off to a rousing start. Medium-pacers
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