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featurecricket14 days ago

Takeaways for Pakistan from the England series ft. Babar silencing critics and Shadab-Faheem's poor run

The very existence of Pakistan cricket turns the sport more fascinating. They bring the element of uncertainty to the next level and never disappoint when it comes to delivering extremes on the field of cricket.
Harshit Anand
newscricket3 months ago

ZIM vs PAK | Important to give Test regulars some game time ahead of West Indies tour, admits Babar Azam

Babar Azam, ahead of Pakistan’s second test against Zimbabwe, has admitted that it is very important to give Test regulars some time in the field before the West Indies tour. While crediting the openers for giving them momentum, he praised Fawad Alam and his experience for helping them.
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newscricketa year ago

Pakistan pick Haider Ali in 28-man squad for England tour

With Windies set for a three-match Test series, Pakistan, the next touring party, will start their UK sojourn early next month and a 29-player squad will stay together for three Tests and three T20Is. Azhar Ali will lead the Test side while Babar Azam will be at the helm of ODI and T20I side.
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newscricketa year ago

Bilal Asif and Faheem Ashraf back in Pakistan squad for Bangladesh Test

Off-spinner Bilal Asif and all-rounder Faheem Ashraf have been recalled by Pakistan on Saturday for the Test to be held in Rawalpindi, starting next week. Both the Tests are a part of the ongoing World Test Championship contested by the top nine teams with Indian leading the chart with 300 points.
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newscricket2 years ago

BBL 2019-20 | Faheem Ashraf and Usman Shinwari denied NOC for Big Bash League

PCB has denied NOC to Faheem Ashraf and Usman Shinwari to join the BBL as Ashraf was advised to focus on domestic cricket while Shinwari has been called up for the Sri Lanka series at home. Both the players, signed by the Melbourne Renegades, will be replaced by Richard Gleeson and Harry Gurney.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir named in Pakistan squad

Pakistan have named fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir in their squad for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, starting May 30. The duo has replaced Junaid Khan and Faheem Ashraf from the preliminary squad, whereas batsman Asif Ali replacing Abid Ali was the other change.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Two Pakistan fielders restrict each other from taking the catch as the ball goes for a six

Pakistan never ceased to surprise you with their extraordinary range of fickleness and that was on show today when two fielders restricted themselves from taking the catch, but the ball went for a six. The two couldn't go near the ball and their judgement makes for a great laugh for the spectators.
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newscricket3 years ago

VIDEO | Sarfraz Ahmed furious as Faheem Ashraf forgets to cover non-striker's end, misses easy run-out

Despite returning to their glory in certain aspects, the biggest problem this GenY Pakistan side has faced has been their forgetting the basics. It was blatantly evident in their 1st ODI against South Africa when Faheem Ashraf failed to capitalize on an easy runout leaving Sarfaraz Ahmed furious.
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newscricket3 years 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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newscricket3 years ago

VIDEO | Rahat Ali and Faheem Ashraf combine to mess up an easy run-out against Ireland

Pakistan and fielding mess-up has been a story that plays out time after time and they made sure Test debutants Ireland knew exactly what all the fuss was about on a cold day in Dublin. Today, Rahat Ali and Faheem Ashraf’s comedy of errors saw Will Porterfield surviving an easy run-out opportunity.
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