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newscricket5 months ago

PSL 2022 | Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan and Haris Rauf to leave BBL for PSL

Three Pakistan players Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan and Haris Rauf will return from Big Bash League to prepare for Pakistan Super League starting from January 27. Also, Adelaide Strikers will miss Rashid Khan in as he will depart for his international duty for series against the Netherlands.
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newscricket8 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as Matthew Wade, Marcus Stoinis drive Australia to T20 WC 2021 final

With 18 required off 9, Matthew Wade struck three back-to-back sixes off Shaheen Afridi to shatter Pakistan hearts and power Australia to T20 World Cup 2021 final. Wade and Marcus Stoinis added 81 off 40 for the sixth wicket, after Australia had slumped to 96-5 during their 177-run chase.
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newscricket8 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as Fakhar Zaman nearly takes off umpire Chris Gaffaney with powerful straight hit

After Mohammad Rizwan (67) and Babar Azam's (39) ​brilliance, Fakhar Zaman stroked 32-ball 55* to power Pakistan to 176/4 against Australia in T20 World Cup 2021 semifinal on Thursday. In 18th over, Zaman stuck a powerful hit off Mitchell Starc downtown, which narrowly escaped umpire Chris Gaffaney.
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newscricket8 months ago

VIDEO | T20 World Cup - Pakistan players enter Namibia dressing room, exhibit stunning Spirit of Cricket

In a wonderful gesture, members of Pakistan cricket team entered the Namibia dressing room and motivated their players for playing 'some brilliant cricket'. Pakistan defeated Namibia by 45 runs in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday to become the first team to qualify for the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final.
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newscricket9 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Fakhar, Sarfaraz, Haider named in Pakistan's revised T20 WC squad

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday included Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed, and Haider Ali to the 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup 2021, which begins on October 17 in UAE and Oman. Fakhar, who was one of the reserves, will now join the squad, being swapped with Khushdil Shah.
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newscricket10 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Pakistan announce 15-man squad, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik left out

Pakistan Cricket Board has announced their 15-man squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE and Oman, which is scheduled to begin on October 17. The selectors have axed former Pakistan captains Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik, and surprised everyone by including wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | We couldn’t build a partnership and that cost us big time, rues Babar Azam

Babar Azam, after Pakistan’s loss in the first ODI, has admitted that the Asian side could not build up a partnership at the top, which ultimately cost them the match. He also insisted that the batting order isn’t dependent on him and added that the team can turn around the setback into a win.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Luke Jongwe’s ‘boot’ celebration after Zimbabwe’s first-ever T20I win over Pakistan

Zimbabwe, on Friday, created history but not only defending 118 against a Babar Azam-led Pakistan side but when they also dismissed them for a total of 99 runs. It was Luke Jongwe, with figures of 4/18, who led Zimbabwe’s charge and also celebrated their victory with a unique ‘boot’ celebration.
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newscricketa year ago

SA vs PAK | Don't think my run-out was Quinton de Kock's fault, defends Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has defended Quinton de Kock and taken the blame of his run-out on himself after it became a major point of controversy. Not only Fakhar Zaman but South African skipper Temba Bavuma also came out in support of de Kock and termed it a 'clever' ploy by him.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to anti-climax at the Wanderers as De Kock’s ‘disgraceful’ act costs Fakhar Zaman well-deserved double-century

In one of the most anti-climactic moments in cricket history, Fakhar Zaman was left heart-shattered as he was run out 7 short of a well-deserved double-ton. However, Quinton de Kock’s actions have now come under fire as a ‘fake fielding’ attempt from the WK ended up putting the batsman off.
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