Pakistan

Pakistan desperate to avoid World Cup 2019 qualifiers

World Cup 1992 champions Pakistan are desperately hoping for direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 when they take on the in-form reigning world champion and number-one ranked Australia in the forthcoming five-match One Day Internationals series beginning Friday at the Gabba, Brisbane.
11 January 2017

All-round Pakistan thump Cricket Australia XI by 196 runs

After Babar Azam led Pakistanis charge with the bat with a 98-run knock, a collective effort from the bowlers saw the visitors register a massive 196-run win over Cricket Australia XI in the tour game in Brisbane.
10 January 2017

PSL 2017 final scheduled to be played in Lahore

The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced that the final of Pakistan Super League 2017 season has been scheduled to be played in Lahore.
9 January 2017

Australia rest Josh Hazlewood for first ODI against Pakistan

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has been rested for the first One-Day International against Pakistan in Brisbane to manage his workload.
8 January 2017

Younis Khan - Fading With The Wind

Raacikh Asghar shares his view on the greatness of Pakistan veteran Younis Khan.
8 January 2017

Australia reward in-form Chris Lynn with ODI spot

Australia selectors have included uncapped Queensland batsman Chris Lynn for the upcoming One-Day International series against Pakistan.
8 January 2017

Australia complete 3-0 series whitewash against Pakistan after massive win in Sydney

A collective effort from the Australian bowlers saw them dismiss Pakistan for 244 in the final innings and register a massive 220-run victory in the third and final Test in Sydney, thereby completing a 3-0 series victory.
7 January 2017

Younis Khan remains unbeaten on 134 but Australia in firm control

Younis Khan slammed his 34th Test century but it is Australia, who are dominating the third Test in Sydney after restricting Pakistan to 271 for eight on a rain hit day three, thereby maintaining a first innings lead of 267 runs over the visitors.
5 January 2017

Azhar, Younis steady Pakistan innings after early jolt

After Australia declared their innings at 538 for eight, unbeaten fifties from Azhar Ali and Younis Khan helped Pakistan reach 126 for two at stumps on day two of the third Test in Sydney.
4 January 2017

Rabada, Philander decimate Sri Lanka on day two

Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada picked four wickets apiece as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 110 runs in their first innings and later stretched their lead to 317 runs at stumps on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
3 January 2017

Renshaw, Warner hundreds give Australia early advantage on day one of Sydney Test

Matt Renshaw became the fourth youngest batsman to score 150 while David Warner slammed 95-ball 113 as Australia went on to post 365 for three on day one of the third Test against Pakistan in Sydney.
3 January 2017

Misbah not thinking about retirement heading into Sydney Test

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has made it clear that retirement will not be in his mind when his team will take on Australia in the third and final Test in Sydney.
2 January 2017

Hilton Cartwright to make debut for Australia in Sydney Test

Australia have made two changes to their line-up for the third Test against Pakistan in Sydney with all-rounder Hilton Cartwright set to make his debut.
2 January 2017

O'Keefe, Agar added to Australia squad for Sydney Test

Australia have recalled left-arm-spinners Steve O'Keefe and Ashton Agar for the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sydney.
31 December 2016

Misbah hints retirement after series defeat against Australia

Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq hinted that he is considering retirement from international cricket even before the third and final Test against Australia in Sydney.
31 December 2016

Pakistan collapse dramatically to lose series against Australia

Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon shared seven wickets between them as Australia managed to wrap Pakistan for 163 in the final innings and secure an innings victory in the second Test in Melbourne, thereby claiming the series 2-0.
30 December 2016

Draw looms high on Boxing Day Test after rain dampens play yet again

After Steven Smith completed yet another century, rain lashed out at Melbourne Cricket Ground washing out the entire final session and halting Australia's progress at 465 for six at the end of day four of the second Test.
29 December 2016

Warner, Khawaja lead Australia reply after Azhar Ali double century

David Warner's brisk just about run-a-ball 144-run knock and Khawaja's gritty unbeaten 95 helped Australia to put up a strong response to Pakistan's 443 as the host trailed by only 165 runs with eight wickets in hand on day three of the Melbourne Test match.
28 December 2016

Azhar Ali's unbeaten century comforts Pakistan on another rain hit day

Azhar Ali remained unbeaten on 139 as he helped Pakistan to reach 310 for six before rain brought a premature end to the second day as well in the second Test against Australia in Melbourne.
27 December 2016

Rain ends day one after Bird's double strike put Australia on top

Jackson Bird struck twice before rain intervened as Australia restricted Pakistan to 142 for four in the 50.5 overs of play that were possible on day one of the second Test in Melbourne.
26 December 2016