newscricket26 days ago

PAK vs NZ | Twitter labels Pakistan 'the Abrar Ahmed team' after he singlehandedly rescues them with two stunning efforts

As much as cricket is a team sport, the battles on the field are largely individual in nature, handing great power to players to change the game singlehandedly. Abrar Ahmed turned the screws on the Kiwis on Thursday courtesy of a stunning catch followed by trapping Kane Williamson LBW.
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newscricket26 days ago

PAK vs NZ | Twitter reacts to unnecessarily desperate Pakistan wasting two reviews in three overs trying to dismiss Kane Williamson

The most prized possession in Test cricket is always going to be getting the opposition's marquee batsman out early on a flat deck. Pakistan seemed all too aware of that as the duo of Abrar Ahmed and Babar Azam reviewed twice unsuccessfully while trying to get rid of Kane Williamson in Karachi.
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newscricket28 days ago

PAK vs NZ | Twitter lauds Sarfaraz Ahmed for reminding Pakistan what they were missing with another lightning stumping

Selection of cricket teams in Asia would always remain a sensitive topic given the number of players vying for the same spot and the audience's interest in the game. One such contention in Pakistan was Sarfaraz Ahmed's abandonment from Tests and his comeback has proven the crowds right once again.
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newscricket1 month ago

PAK vs NZ | Sharjeel Khan expected to return to Pakistan squad for New Zealand ODIs after six years

Sharjeel Khan, Pakistan’s veteran left-handed opener, is likely to stage a comeback in the ODI squad after six long years when the Men in Green will play three-match series against New Zealand next month. The 33-year-old has been included among Pakistan’s initial 22-member preliminary squad.
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newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs ENG | Twitter lauds ‘mysterious’ Abrar Ahmed for leaving Ben Stokes awed and open-mouthed with brilliant googly

The international circuit never disappoints in producing talented young cricketers, and Abrar Ahmed has emerged as the new talk of the town following his stupendous debut in Multan. In fact, despite being bamboozled by Abrar’s googly, even Ben Stokes was left in awe of Pakistan’s mystery spinner.
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newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs ENG | Twitter reacts to ‘displeased’ Joe Root after long-delayed Ultra Edge overturns on-field call against him

Ever since DRS has come into play, cricketers get justice on the field even when on-field umpires make mistakes. However, when Joe Root’s on-field decision was reversed during the second Test, he was not convinced because of the prolonged wait for Ultra Edge, forcing him to express his frustration.
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newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs ENG | Sarfaraz Ahmed continuously motivated me for Pakistan’s call-up, reveals Abrar Ahmed

Abrar Ahmed, who was named in Pakistan's 18-member squad for the England Test series, has recalled how former national team skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed constantly motivated him when he was doing well on the domestic circuit. Abrar, aged 24, is the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam trophy.
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