Umar Akmal

Umar Akmal named in Pakistan T20I squad to face West Indies

The Pakistan selectors have included wicket-keeper batsman Umar Akmal in the Twenty20 International squad which will face West Indies in the United Arab Emirates later this month.
9 September 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Kusal Mendis

For scoring the highest individual score in Pallekele and helping Sri Lanka secure a fabulous victory in the first Test against Australia, Kusal Mendis is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
1 August 2016

Umar Akmal promises to show more maturity

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has asserted that he will show more maturity on and off the cricket field in the coming years.
6 June 2016

Yasir Arafat lauds Inzamam-ul-Haq for taking bold decisions

Former Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat has applauded the decision of chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq to drop Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from the 35-man squad for a training camp in Abbottabad ahead of England tour.
5 May 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Virat Kohli

For his match-winning knocks in the games against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh leading India to their sixth Asia Cup triumph, Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
7 March 2016

Disciplined batting effort help Pakistan to consolation victory

Crucial knocks from Sharjeel Khan, Sarfraz Ahmed and Umar Akmal saw Pakistan chase down Sri Lanka’s total of 151 runs in 19.2 overs with six wickets in hand in the 10th match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
4 March 2016

Fifties from Malik, Akmal rescue Pakistan after Javed scare

After a triple strike by Amjad Javed early in the innings, Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal hit fluent fifties and shared an unbeaten 114-run partnership to rescue Pakistan and secure a seven-wicket win over the United Arab Emirates in the sixth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
29 February 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Alex Hales

For scoring 227 runs in the final three One-Day Internationals against South Africa at an average of 75, England opening batsman Alex Hales is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
15 February 2016

Umar Akmal appeals against suspension

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal will now be available to play the first Twenty20 International against New Zealand on Friday after his one-match suspension was put on hold due to filing an appeal.
13 January 2016

PCB hands Umar Akmal one-match ban

The Pakistan Cricket Board has banned Umar Akmal for one-match for violating dress code regulations in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam trophy.
10 January 2016

Umar Akmal returns to Pakistan T20I squad

The Pakistan selectors have decided to include Umar Akmal in the Twenty20 International squad to face England in a three-match series in the United Arab Emirates.
21 November 2015

Umar Akmal excluded from Pakistan's T20I squad

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been excluded from the Twenty20 International squad for the series against England after receiving a show cause notice from the Pakistan Cricket Board.
13 November 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Steven Finn

For a man of the match winning performance in a phenomenal comeback into Tests, swinging the third Ashes Test decisively in England's favour, Steven Finn is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
3 August 2015

Pakistan flex batting and bowling might to squeeze Sri Lanka

Pakistan executed the perfect game, posting a big total and letting their bowlers loose as they won the first Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Colombo by 29 runs.
30 July 2015

Sarfraz Ahmed Sets Up Landmark Win For Pakistan

Sarfraz Ahmed marked his recall with an unbeaten half-century as Pakistan became the first side to claim 50 Twenty20 International victories, beating New Zealand by seven wickets in Dubai.
4 December 2014

Lahore Lions Knock Dolphins Out

Lahore Lions beat Dolphins by 16 runs to knock the South African side out of the Champions League T20 and keep their own hopes of reaching the semi-finals alive.
27 September 2014

Lahore Lions Beat Mumbai Indians

Pakistan's Lahore Lions beat reigning champions the Mumbai Indians by six wickets in the second game of the Champions League T20 2014 Qualifier in Raipur.
13 September 2014

Akmal, Younus Back For Pakistan

Umar Akmal and Younus Khan have been handed recalls to Pakistan's squads to take on Sri Lanka in August.
9 July 2014

Pakistan Win Thriller By 16 Runs

In a thrilling Group Two match at Mirpur, Pakistan beat Australia by 16 runs to keep their ICC World Twenty20 hopes alive.
23 March 2014

Pakistan Qualify For Asia Cup Final, India Knocked Out

Shahid Afridi blasted 59 in 25 balls as Pakistan overhauled a target of 327 to beat Bangladesh with a ball remaining and set up an Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka on Saturday.
4 March 2014