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Pakistan announce Twenty20 league in Qatar next year

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan on Wednesday announced it will host a twice-postponed Twenty20 league in Doha, Qatar, next year. The event is scheduled for February and will feature around 25 foreign players. The Pakistan Cricket ...

India, Sri Lanka set for thrilling Test finale

Colombo – Virat Kohli’s buoyant India will chase their first series win in Sri Lanka in 22 years when the third and decisive final Test starts in Colombo on Friday. The tourists thrashed the hosts by 278 runs in the second Test...

Doha/Qatar to host Pakistan Twenty20 league

Doha – Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar is poised to move into the lucrative international Twenty20 cricket market as the venue for the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL), officials said Tuesday. The head of the Qatar Cric...

Ashes to dashes as England and Australia fail Test exam

London – One of the charms of Test cricket is that a match scheduled to last five days allows for the possibility of a fightback, even if a team falls behind early on. It was a charm, however, completely lacking from the 2015 A...

Lehmann bats away Warne criticism over Siddle pick

London – Australia coach Darren Lehmann has dismissed criticism from Shane Warne that the selectors made a mistake in only picking Peter Siddle for the fifth and final Ashes Test against England. Siddle, playing his first match...

1st Test: Seven-star Herath spins Sri Lanka to dramatic win

Galle (Sri Lanka) – Veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath grabbed seven wickets as Sri Lanka stunned India by 63 runs in a thrilling first Test in Galle on Saturday. The tourists, set a victory target of 176 runs, were skittl...

I will always have the desire and passion to play for my country: Kamran Akmal

Kamran Akmal’s recent excellent batting form was a key factor in Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel’s triumph in the 2015 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) as they lifted the title for the first time in the history of that...

Pakistan win a T20 thriller against Sri Lanka

Colombo – Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday. Full Scorecard: 2nd T20 Pa...

2nd T20 Preview: After Tests, ODIs Pakistan confident to seal the T20 series

Pakistan will be itching to apply finishing touches to what has been the most memorable and satisfying cricket tour for the team in recent times. The performance in this tour must have given them immense self belief. They have ...

Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20

Colombo – Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday. Pakistan piled up 175-5 after ele...

5th ODI Preview: Pakistan looks to secure a berth in the Champions Trophy

The fifth and final match of the series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota, on Sunday will be much more than a dead rubber. Pakistan has taken an unass...

Miandad urges Pakistan to chase consistency

Karachi – Former captain Javed Miandad Thursday urged Pakistan to focus on consistency after their one-day series win away to Sri Lanka. Pakistan thumped the hosts by seven wickets in the fourth one-day international in Colombo...

Wahab Riaz ruled out of Sri Lanka’s T20s

Pakistan’s premier left-arm fast-bowler, Wahab Riaz, has been ruled out of the two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka, a local news channel reported. Also Read: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Squads 2015 Wahab’s hand was injured du...

Shehzad leads Pakistan to series win over Sri Lanka

Colombo – Ahmed Shehzad smashed 95 off 90 balls as Pakistan thrashed below-par Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth one-day match in Colombo on Wednesday to clinch the five-match series. Full Scorecard: 4th ODI Pakistan vs ...

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 4th ODI Preview: Dominant Pakistan look to seal series

Pakistan has a gilt-edged chance of winning the five-match ODI series as it takes on Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo tomorrow. The hosts are seemingly demoralized on two counts. First, Pakistan walloped them in the th...

My fitness is not an issue: Sadaf Hussain

One of Pakistan’s most talked about young fast-bowlers, Sadaf Hussain is yet to make an international appearance. With 247 First-Class wickets in 51 matches including 20 five wicket hauls and ten 10 wicket hauls to his name, th...

Bangladesh target Tests after ODI success

Bangladesh will look to carry their recent success in one-day internationals to the traditional Test format when they begin a two-match series against South Africa in Chittagong on Tuesday. Bangladesh’s Test record remains dism...

Sarfraz, Yasir star in Pakistan’s big win

Sarfraz Ahmed scored 77 and Yasir Shah grabbed four wickets as Pakistan thrashed Sri Lanka by 135 runs in the violence-hit third one-day international in Colombo on Sunday. All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez made up for a year-long ba...

Pakistan’s Hafeez banned from bowling for a year

Pakistan off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been banned from bowling for a year after his action was found to be illegal for the second time, the International Cricket Council said on Friday. The 34-year-old’s action had been repo...

Sri Lanka v Pakistan 2nd ODI Preview

A buoyant Pakistan will come back to the venue of their memorable test series win for the second one day international (ODI) of their Sri Lankan tour. Pallekele International Cricket Stadium will be etched in the Pakistan crick...