newscricket9 days ago

VIDEO | Nervous Sarfraz Ahmed takes an eternity to take DRS; still gets it wrong

If there is one schism in Pakistan’s armor that has been widened to the point infinity in ongoing New Zealand series – it has been their inability to use reviews. The team has been very much aware of it and it was noticed when they an eternity to go for it this time, although to no avail.
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newscricket10 days ago

VIDEO | Sarfraz Ahmed devastated as Yasir Shah loses his shoe to invent new run-out

Pakistan cricketers will always be remembered for inventing unique ways of getting out, if not for anything else. While Azhar Ali made headlines earlier with his astonishing obliviousness against Australia, against New Zeland, Yasir Shah lost his shoes midway and still decided to go for a double.
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newscricket18 days ago

VIDEO | Sarfraz Ahmed’s horrible decision exhaust Pakistan's review again

Bertrand Russell had famously stated that the trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt. The adage survived the test of time because it is on point and Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed proved it by taking yet another DRS review in haste that was not out.
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newscricket22 days ago

VIDEO | Azhar Ali continues setting his run-out legacy as he again comically gets himself out

If there is one player who is giving his all and trying to make "Pakistan Test great again", it has to be Azhar Ali. However, he has come to a point, where his claim to fame or shame - whatever you like to use it - is concerned, he has picked up the run-out route and today he did it again.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Azhar Ali does it again; leaves Babar Azam stranded to see Pakistan embarrassing themselves

The 2018 Abu Dhabi Test entered Cricket’s hall of fame as one of the finest ever Test matches in the recent times for the sheer drama involved and Pakistan’s terrible slump. However, Azhar Ali was at the centre to create a silly dismissal for Babar Azam to personify the "Pakistan brand of madness".
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Sarfraz Ahmed left devastated after taking one of the worst DRS calls in history

Despite the Decision Review System (DRS) being introduced ten years back in 2008, teams are yet to get a good grasp of it with more wrong reviews taken than right. However, while some sides are bad in it, some are pathetic in using it and Pakistan are definitely one of them as has been proved.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Sarfraz Ahmed turns school teacher, scolds Bilal Asif for bowling wrong length on the field

Sarfraz Ahmed’s contribution to Pakistan cricket cannot be undermined in any way given the way he has lifted the spirits of the falling team since taking over the captaincy from Shahid Afridi in 2016. And over the years, he has become more like a guardian to the players than their captain.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Comedy of errors results in Pakistan scoring five runs without ball crossing the ropes

There have been many instances where a batsman has scored more than three runs by not only sending the ball out of the boundary ropes but also by running hard between the stumps. One such incident occurred in the third ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand where Faheem Ashraf ran five.
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newscricketa month ago

"Unprofessional" Ross Taylor should concentrate on his batting, slams Sarfraz Ahmed

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has called Ross Taylor “disgraceful” after the Kiwi batsman tried to influence the field officials by signaling that Mohammad Hafeez was delivering with a bent arm. The situation got so heated up that eventually the umpires had to step in to resolve the matter.
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newscricket4 months ago

New Zealand's 2015 WC semi-final hero Grant Elliott calls it a day from all forms of Cricket

New Zealand cricketer Grant Elliott has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday (August 21). This decision has come just after his stint with Birmingham Bears in the Vitality T20 Blast, which ended just after his team failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.
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