Pakistan

Australia Close Series With Crushing Win

Australia smashed Pakistan by 94 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International in Dubai, closing the series with a dominant win. After a half-century from David Warner had helped them set a ground record of 168 for seven, they dismissed Pakistan for a dismal 74 all out.
10 September 2012

Pakistan Win Thriller In Dubai

Pakistan won a sensational match in Dubai to clinch their three-game Twenty20 International series against Australia with a match still to play. A super-over was needed to separate the two sides after they had both ended on 151 from their 20 overs.
7 September 2012

Pakistan Hammer Australia In Opening Twenty20

Pakistan bowled Australia out for just 89 - the second lowest score they have ever been dismissed for in their history - on their way to a comprehensive seven-wicket win in the opening Twenty20 International in Dubai. Sohail Tanvir led the way with figures of three for 13 as Australia set a pathetic target, which Pakistan chased down with more than five overs to spare.
5 September 2012

Convincing Win For England Women Over Pakistan

England Women produced another dominant performance to beat Pakistan by 81 runs in the second and final One-Day International at Loughborough. Danielle Wyatt top scored with 41 as England posted 162 for seven and Pakistan scored exactly half as many runs when they batted, closing on 81 for five.
5 September 2012

Maxwell Blast Hands Australia Series Win

Glenn Maxwell's maiden half-century guided Australia to a series-clinching three-wicket win over Pakistan in the third and final One-Day International in Sharjah. After Pakistan reached 244 for seven, an innings in which Mitchell Starc grabbed four for 51, Michael Hussey hit 65 and Maxwell 56 not out as Australia got home with three overs to spare.
4 September 2012

Pakistan Level Desert Series Against Australia

Pakistan fought back against Australia in the stifling heat of an Arabian night to level their three-match One-Day International series in Abu Dhabi. Saeed Ajmal had strangled the Australia middle-order during his spell of four for 32, while Nasir Jamshed led Pakistan's reply with a fluent 97.
31 August 2012

Starc Stars Again As Australia Win

Australia just about managed to overhaul Pakistan's modest total of 198 in the opening ODI between the two sides in Sharjah. They struggled throughout their innings against the nominal home side's spinners and had stuttered to 87 for four at the halfway stage in their run chase. However, Michael, Clarke, George Bailey and Glenn Maxwell starred with the willow and they got home with four wickets and 10 balls to spare.
28 August 2012

India And Pakistan Set For First Series In Five Years

India and Pakistan are set to resume cricketing relations in December when Pakistan travel to India for a short series, the two countries' boards have confirmed. The two countries have not met in a bilateral series since 2007 due to strained political relations in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008.
16 July 2012

Ferguson, Hussey, White Recalled For Pakistan Series

Australia have recalled Callum Ferguson and Daniel Christian for the One-Day International series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in August and September. Uncapped Victorian Glenn Maxwell is also included in both ODI and Twenty20 International squads as Michael Hussey returns.
16 July 2012

Sri Lanka Draw Test To Win Series In Pallekele

Sri Lanka wrapped up their first Test series win since August 2009 by batting out the final afternoon to earn a draw at Pallekele. The home side were set 270 in what turned out to be 62 overs by Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Haq, and had progressed serenely to 132 for two in the 38th over thanks to an entertaining half-century from opener Dinesh Chandimal. However, he fell for 65 as the first of Saeed Ajmal's three victims on the stroke of tea and the home side altered their approach after the break.
12 July 2012

Pakistan Name 30-Man Preliminary ICC WT20 Squad

Pakistan have named a 30-man provisional squad for the 2012 ICC World Twenty20, leaving out current Test and One-Day International captain Misbah-ul-Haq. Misbah played a key role during Pakistan's run to the final in 2007 but no longer features for the Twenty20 side, Mohammad Hafeez being named as captain earlier this year.
11 July 2012

Pakistan-Australia Series Dates Confirmed

Pakistan will play three One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals against Australia in the United Arab Emirates in August and September. Sharjah and Abu Dhabi will host the ODI series between 28th August and 3rd September with Dubai hosting the T20 games between 5th and 10th September.
5 July 2012

Pakistan Unable To Force Win Despite Declaration

The second Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan petered out into a draw in Colombo on the final day despite Pakistan's late declaration. They closed their second innings on 100 for two, setting Sri Lanka a nominal target of 261 and they ended the game on 86 for two, taking their 1-0 series lead to the final match.
4 July 2012

Fernando Replaces Welagedara In Sri Lanka Test Squad

Experienced fast bowler Dilhara Fernando has been added to Sri Lanka's Test squad as a replacement for injured Chanaka Welagedara. Welagedara has been ruled out of the final two Tests against Pakistan with a shoulder injury and the second match gets underway in Colombo on Saturday (30th June).
28 June 2012

Welagedara Ruled Out Of Final Two Tests

Sri Lankan left-arm fast bowler Chanaka Welagedara has been ruled out of the remaining two Tests against Pakistan with a shoulder injury. Welagedara, who has taken 48 wickets in 15 Tests since making his debut against England in 2007, did not feature in the opening game, which Sri Lanka won by 209 runs in Galle.
26 June 2012

Cricket Video - Record Win For Sri Lanka Over Pakistan In First Test - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we discuss Sri Lanka beating Pakistan by 209 runs in the first Test match in Galle. Pakistan were set a record score of 510 to win but were bowled out for 300 despite a valiant effort on the final day and it was Sri Lanka who produced a record. Never before had they beaten Pakistan by so many runs in a Test and they did so having dominated the game throughout.
25 June 2012

Sri Lanka Complete Record Victory Over Pakistan

Pakistan resisted bravely before succumbing to a 209-run defeat to Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the opening Test in Galle as the home side registered their biggest win in Tests between these two sides. Half-centuries from Younus Khan and Asad Shafiq heped Pakistan bat for 114 overs in their second overs before they were bowled out for 300 after Sri Lanka had claimed the extra half-hour to force a result with a day to spare.
25 June 2012

Pakistan Start Poorly After Being Set 510-Run Target

Pakistan have been left with a mountainous task heading into the final two days of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle after they closed day three on 36 for three. Sri Lanka had earlier dismissed them for 100 in their first innings and declared their second innings at 137 for five to set Pakistan a target of 510 to win.
24 June 2012

Cricket Video - Kaneria Banned For Life As Pakistan Struggle On And Off Field - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we discuss extraordinary events concerning Pakistan cricket - on and off the pitch including Danish Kaneria being handed a lifetime ban by the ECB. The leg-spinner is unlikely to ever play cricket in England again after being found guilty of two breaches of its anti-corruption code in relation to spot-fixing during a match between Essex and Durham in 2009. Mervyn Westfield, already serving a four-month sentence, has been banned for five years after he deliberately underperformed.
22 June 2012

Misbah-ul-Haq Banned From First Test

Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been banned from his country’s first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday after being found guilty of "a serious over-rate offence" during the fifth One-Day International. The Pakistan team were found to be three overs short of its target, even when time allowances were taken into account, and, as captain, Misbah-ul-Haq must take the flak.
19 June 2012

 
 
 
 

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