Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim scored blistering centuries as Bangladesh defeated Pakistan by 79 runs in the first One-Day International in Mirpur, beating their visitors for the first time in an ODI for 16 years.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan on Monday has confirmed the appointment of Azhar Ali as the captain of Pakistan's One-Day International side following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq after the 2015 World Cup.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan has stated that the board will announce a new One-Day International captain in a couple of days following Misbah-ul-Haq's retirement from the 50-over format.
On the day that Pakistan were knocked out of the World Cup in Adelaide, Pakistan Women had something to cheer as they beat South Africa Women by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International in Sharjah.
Josh Hazlewood tormented the Pakistan batting taking the man-of-the-match award even as Steve Smith and Shane Watson played gritty knocks helping Australia overcome Wahab Riaz’s passionate, high-adrenaline fire to win by six wickets in the World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval.
Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey who is a part of the television commentary team for the 2015 World Cup struck a conversation with Cricket World’s Chetan Narula sharing his thoughts on the tournament.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has stated that his side’s win over South Africa during the league stage has given the Asian side confidence ahead of their World Cup quarter-final against Australia in Adelaide on Friday.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, whose side is set to face Australia in the quarter-final of the 2015 World Cup, stated that the pressure would be squarely on the tournament co-hosts when the two sides clash on Friday at the Adelaide Oval.