Gul And Ajmal Warm-Up For First Test

Following a difficult second half to day one, the Pakistanis were back to near their best on day two to show just why the upcoming Test series against South Africa is so eagerly anticipated. Resuming on 178 for six, they were hauled up to 329 by the overnight pair of Sarfraz Ahmed and Umar Gul. Gul then took two wickets in the ninth over of the South African Invitational XI's reply as they slipped to 31 for three.
26 January 2013

Pakistan Can Surprise South Africa - Zaheer Abbas

Former Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas believes Pakistan could surprise their hosts South Africa during their three-match Test series in February. Pakistan get the tour underway on Friday (25th January) with a four-day match before playing the Proteas in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Centurion.
21 January 2013

Ireland Confirm Pakistan ODI Series In May

Ireland will host Pakistan for two One-Day Internationals in May as part of Pakistan's build-up to the ICC Champions Trophy in June. Pakistan have already confirmed two ODIs in Scotland on 17th and 19th May and they will then travel to Ireland for matches on 23rd and 26th May.
21 January 2013

Philander Returns To Strengthen South Africa Ahead Of Pakistan Visit

Vernon Philander has been named in South Africa's squad for the first Test against Pakistan, which begins in Johannesburg on 1st February. The 13-man squad is South Africa's first choice one, with Ryan McLaren, who was called up as cover for Philander, who missed the final Test against New Zealand due to a hamstring injury, omitted. Rory Kleinveldt and Jacques Rudolph are expected to be the spare bower and batsman in the party.
20 January 2013

Pace Bowlers Need To Deliver In South Africa - Misbah

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has called for his fast bowlers to 'stand up and be counted' as they take on South Africa, a team with arguably the best pace attack in the world. Matching an attack which can choose from Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander and Rory Kleinveldt will be no easy task during a three-Test series which gets underway in Johannesburg on 1st February.
18 January 2013

Scotland To Host Pakistan For Two ODIs In May

Scotland will take on Pakistan in two One-Day Internationals on 17th and 19th May at Citylets Grange, Edinburgh in what will be the first matches between the two sides since 2007. They have not met since the ICC World Twenty20 in 2007, when Pakistan ran out winners and the sides have played three ODIs between 1999 and 2007.
16 January 2013

Pakistan Name Test Squad To Tour South Africa

Pakistan have named a 16-man squad for their three-Test series in South Africa which gets underway in February. Nasir Jamshed and Mohammad Irfan have been added to the squad after a series of impressive performances in the recent One-Day International series win over India.
11 January 2013

India Win Low-Scoring Third ODI

India emerged triumphant in the third One-Day International against Pakistan despite another dismal batting performance, this time in a chilly Delhi. Their total of 167 proved just enough to avoid the series whitewash as Pakistan too struggled with the bat and were all out for just 157. Pakistan's seamers had again caused India's top-order problems, while Saeed Ajmal polished off the middle and lower-order to end with five for 24.
6 January 2013

Karthik Flies In As Cover For Injured Dhoni

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may miss the third and final One-Day International against Pakistan due to a sore back and Dinesh Karthik has been added to the squad as cover. Dhoni has been India's outstanding performer with the bat in the two defeats, scoring 113 and 54 - both unbeaten - in Chennai and Kolkata.
5 January 2013

Jamshed, Hafeez, Ajmal Power Pakistan To Series Win

Nasir Jamshed earned a place in the history books with a third consecutive century for Pakistan against India which set up a convincing win in the second One-Day International in Kolkata. Jamshed's 106 saw him emulate Javed Miandad - the last man to achieve the feat - and Pakistan's deserved victory put them into an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
3 January 2013

Jamshed Outshines Dhoni As Pakistan Win Opening ODI

Nasir Jamshed and Mahendra Singh Dhoni both scored fine unbeaten centuries in the opening One-Day International between India and Pakistan in Chennai, but it was Jamshed whose innings led his team to victory. India's captain Dhoni made 113 to haul his side from the desperate position of 29 for five to post 227 for six but Jamshed's effort of 101 helped Pakistan over the line with 11 balls to spare.
30 December 2012

Yuvraj And Dinda Help India Level Series

India pulled one back against Pakistan in the second, and final, T20 International at Ahmedabad. Yuvraj Singh's career best T20I knock of 72 runs and later on Ashok Dinda's spell at the death helped seal an 11-run victory at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera.
28 December 2012

Pakistan Beat India As Mohammad Hafeez Steers Team Home

In a humdinger of a match, Pakistan beat India by five wickets in the first Twenty20 International at Bangalore. Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik steered their side home, after the match see-sawed more than once at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first, something Indian skipper MS Dhoni said he would have done as well. For the visitors though, the decision didn't pay any dividends.
25 December 2012

Sachin Tendulkar Retires From ODIs Ahead Of Pakistan Series

Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from One-Day Internationals on the day that India announced their limited-overs squads for the forthcoming series against Pakistan. The selectors made six changes from the ODI squad that toured Sri Lanka earlier this year, with Zaheer Khan left out alongside spinners Rahul Sharma and Pragyan Ojha.
23 December 2012

Date Change For Ahmedabad Twenty20 International

The second Twenty20 International match between India and Pakistan in Ahmedabad has been shifted from 27th to 28th December. The Indian board has confirmed that the game will be played one day later than originally scheduled but no further changes to the series itinerary has been made.
18 December 2012

India Beat Pakistan To Win Blind Cricket T20 World Cup

Hosts India have won the inaugural Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup by beating rivals Pakistan by 29 runs in the final in Bangalore. Pakistan's only defeat in the competition came after India posted 258 for eight and defended that total by restricting Pakistan to 229 for eight in reply in a high-scoring match.
13 December 2012

India To Meet Pakistan In Blind Cricket T20 World Cup Final

Hosts India will take as yet undefeated rivals Pakistan in the final of the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup in Bangalore after both sides won their semi-finals convincingly. Pakistan, who took a record of eight straight wins into their match against England, made it nine wins in a row courtesy of a nine-wicket win.
12 December 2012

Afridi Dropped, Younus Recalled For India Series

Pakistan have dropped one former captain in Shahid Afridi and recalled another in Younus Khan for their three-match One-Day International series in India. The tour, which begins with two Twenty20 Internationals in Bangalore and Ahmedabad, will end a five-year hiatus in bilateral series between the two rivals following the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, although the two sides met in the 2011 World Cup semi-final in Mohali as well as the recent ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
10 December 2012

England And Pakistan Set Up Semi-Final Clash

England will meet favourites Pakistan in the semi-finals of the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup after both teams won their final group games. India will play Sri Lanka in the other knockout game following the conclusion of the round robin group stage.
10 December 2012

Pakistan Maintain Perfect World Cup Record

There were wins for Australia, India, Pakistan and the West Indies in the penultimate round of group matches at the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup in Bangalore. Pakistan continued their relentless, as yet undefeated charge with a nine-wicket hammering of Sri Lanka, who have also enjoyed a strong tournament.
10 December 2012


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