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newscricketa month ago

Pakistan players are not getting chance to be part of IPL due to existing policies, rues Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi has rued that Pakistan players are not getting the opportunity to play in the IPL due to the existing policies, which he believes is really unfortunate. Afridi also added that players such as Babar Azam would learn to play under pressure situations with IPL experience.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC T20I Rankings | Dawid Malan pips Babar Azam to clinch number one ranking

England’s run-machine Dawid Malan, in the latest iteration of the ICC rankings, has become the number one ranked T20I batsman in the world, pipping Pakistan’s Babar Azam through sheer consistency. With 129 runs in 3 games, Malan finished as the highest run-getter in the T20Is versus Australia.
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newscricket2 months ago

‘Directionless’ Pakistan picking old players after making Babar captain illogical, fumes Ramiz Raja

Former Pakistan cricketer turned analyst Ramiz Raja isn't impressed with selection in Pakistan cricket and has even demanded preparing replacement for senior batsman Mohammad Hafeez. Ramiz feels there needs to be more ruthlessness in selection with emphasis on giving chances to the younger players.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Babar Azam not to wear logo of alcohol brand during Vitality Blast

After facing backlash for wearing an alcohol brand on the shirt during a net session, a source has revealed that Azam will not wear the logo of any alcohol brand during the Vitality Blast for Somerset. Many Muslim players in the past have objected to wearing the alcohol brands as endorsements.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs PAK | 3rd T20I in Manchester - Statistical Preview

With the prospect of bagging another series in the home summer, England would be etching to wrap up the Pakistan tour on a high in Manchester, with Australia waiting in the bubble. But on the back of their batting exploits last time, Pakistan will be eager to salvage some pride in the series.
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newscricket2 months ago

Babar Azam needs to capitalize on chances coming his way, reckons Shoaib Akhtar 

Following Pakistan’s 5 wicket defeat to England, Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has slammed the Pakistani skipper Babar Azam for not capitalizing on the chances coming his way. He further opined that Azam should take all the decisions by himself and not wait for others to make decisions for him. 
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newscricket2 months ago

England vs Pakistan | 2nd T20I at Old Trafford - Statistical Preview

On Sunday, England and Pakistan will face off against each other in the second T20I, if rain gods allow that to happen after rain played the spoilsport in the first T20I. While England will be pleased with Tom Banton’s brilliant batting display, Pakistan will look to be less sloppy on the field.
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featurecricket2 months ago

England vs Pakistan | 1st T20I at Old Trafford - Statistical Preview

After edging out Pakistan in Tests, England and Pakistan - easily two of the most exciting teams in T20I cricket - is expected to play a mouth-watering clash of titans. Test series winner England, who will have a totally different squad, will look to continue their dominant run though.
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newscricket2 months ago

Babar Azam needs to learn match-winning ability from Virat Kohli, opines Ramiz Raza

Former Pakistani cricketer Ramiz Raza has opined that Babar Azam must learn the match-winning abilities from Virat Kohli and convert his starts into big wins for Pakistan. He also added that Babar’s comparison with Kohli is unfair but Babar should take it in his stride and perform accordingly.
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featurecricket2 months ago

From Yasir Shah’s valiant A to Asad Shaifq’s hideous F: Grading every PAK player who featured in the series

There was fight, there was disappointment, there was courage, and most importantly there was unpredictability - the England Tests served as an all-in-one package of Pakistan cricket. But the series is now over and what it means is that it’s scrutiny time. Let’s bring out the report cards, shall we?
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