Pakistan turn things around for a sensational win

Yasir Shah took seven wickets to demolish Sri Lanka in their second innings and set Pakistan up for a win in the first Test at Galle by 10 wickets having to chase down 92 which they did in just 11.2 overs taking a 1-0 lead in the three match series.
21 June 2015

Pakistan dominate after Asad Shafiq's amazing resistance

Asad Shafiq scored a resilient ton and Sarfraz Ahmed played a brilliant counterattacking innings as Pakistan managed a lead of 117 with a chance to win the game, at stumps on day four of the first Test in Galle.
20 June 2015

Wickets tumble on day three with Sri Lanka ahead

Sri Lanka collapsed from 178 for three to 300 all out before putting Pakistan in the spotlight getting five wickets for just 118 at stumps on day three of the first Test in Galle.
19 June 2015

Kaushal Silva helps Sri Lanka start solidly on day two

Kaushal Silva anchored one end with an unbeaten 80 to take Sri Lanka to 178 for three at stumps on day two against Pakistan, after rain caused the loss of a session before the game could eventually get underway in Galle.
18 June 2015

Persistent rain abandons play on day one of Galle Test

No play was possible on day one of the first Test between hosts Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle after heavy rains until noon acted as a dampener for a sub-continental affair.
17 June 2015

Salman Butt formally confesses to spot fixing

Disgraced former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt formally confessed his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal of 2010, in a statement to the Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday.
17 June 2015

England have home advantage in Ashes - Shahid Afridi

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi reckons that England will have an edge over Australia in the form of home advantage in the upcoming Ashes series which kicks off on 8th July in Cardiff.
17 June 2015

Jehan Mubarak returns to Test Squad for Pakistan series

Jehan Mubarak makes a comeback to the Sri Lankan Test squad after a gap of almost eight years as he was named in the 16-man squad to face Pakistan in the three-match series which kicks off on 17th June.
11 June 2015

Kamran Akmal targets comeback as specialist batsman

Pakistan's veteran wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal has claimed that he is ready to play as a specialist batsman in his bid to make a comeback to the team.
10 June 2015

Zaheer Abbas nominated for ICC Presidency

Former Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas has been nominated by the Pakistan Cricket Board for the post of the International Cricket Council (ICC) President.
5 June 2015

Saeed Ajmal left out for Test series against Sri Lanka

The Pakistan selectors on Wednesday have dropped Saeed Ajmal from the squad for the upcoming three-match Test series to be played against Sri Lanka from 17th June onwards as he failed to make an impression with his remodeled action
3 June 2015

Rain abandons third ODI with Pakistan winning the series 2-0

Persistent rain caused the third One-Day International between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium to be abandoned allowing Pakistan to take the series 2-0.
31 May 2015

International cricket returns to Pakistan - a critical analysis

International cricket returned to Pakistan for the first time in six years when Pakistan hosted Zimbabwe in a series of Twenty20 and One-Day Internationals amid tight security. Jibran Khan Niazi assesses this revival.
30 May 2015

Azhar Ali guides Pakistan to a comfortable win

Azhar Ali struck a run-a-ball century to make sure there were no hiccups as Pakistan take an unassailable two game lead in the three game One-Day International series against Zimbabwe, winning by six wickets and 16 balls to spare at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
29 May 2015

Two-Match Ban For Elton Chigumbura

Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura has been banned for the next two One-Day Internationals against Pakistan for slow over-rate during the previous ODI in Lahore on Tuesday.
28 May 2015

Pakistan Wins A High Scoring Fest To Resist A Spirited Zimbabwe

Shoaib Malik scored a sensational century to help Pakistan win the first game of the three match One-Day International series against Zimbabwe by 41 runs at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
26 May 2015

Raza Hasan Banned For Failing Drug Test

Pakistan's left-arm spinner Raza Hasan has been banned from all forms of cricket after failing a drug test during a domestic competition in Pakistan this year.
26 May 2015

A Season Of Second Chances

Redemption and reformation are often terms that are used in the context of damage control or to get things BACK in order when things have gone badly wrong. Here are three cricketing examples from 2015.
25 May 2015

Pakistan Hold Nerve To Clinch A Tight Game Against Zimbabwe

Mukhtar Ahmed scored a second successive half century to ensure Pakistan chased down a stiff target of 176 in the last over to win both games of the two match Twenty20 International series against Zimbabwe at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
24 May 2015

Mukhtar Ahmed Fires Pakistan To A Win Against Zimbabwe

Mohammad Sami got three wickets on comeback and Mukhtar Ahmed smacked 83 as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by five wickets chasing down 172 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore in the first international game played in Pakistan after six years.
22 May 2015