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featurecricket16 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
newscricket16 days ago

VIDEO | Matt Parkinson bowls ‘biggest spinning ball in ODI history’ to bamboozle Imam-ul-Haq

Matt Parkinson has been labelled by many as the best young leg-spinner in the world, and on Tuesday he produced a worldie that justified those claims. Parkinson bowled Imam with a peach that turned 12.1°, which according to CricViz is the biggest spinning ball to ever take a wicket in ODI history.
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newscricket21 days 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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newscricket7 months ago

Reports | Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq ruled out of the Boxing Day Test

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam and opener Imam-ul-Haq have been ruled out of the first Test against New Zealand starting on December 26. Both the players are down with injuries and especially Babar Azam was racing against time to get fit for the Test series opener to be played at Mount Maunganui.
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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to 'Classic Pakistan running' returning as comical Imam run out sees two batsmen dive at same end

A whole Pakistan generation seems to be inspired by the legendary running of Inzamam-ul-Haq, more so, his nephew Imam ul Haq, who was involved the most comical run-out of the year. A ball-watching Imam hinted for a single in the 26th over and it resulted in both batsmen diving at the same end.
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featurecricketa year ago

Champions League SRL | DC vs PZ Evaluation Chart: Enterprising Imam-ul-Haq guides to Zalmi effortless victory

Imam-ul-Haq was at the forefront of a domineering six-wicket victory for Peshawar Zalmi against Delhi Capitals as the PSL side scampered to a six-wicket win. The IPL side faced an initial jolt in the first over itself from which they could never really recover from and suffered the loss.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 years ago

AUS vs PAK |  Lost faith I would ever play for Australia again, reveals Sean Abbott

Sean Abbott, who bagged two wickets on his international return, admitted that he had lost faith in making a comeback but also expressed his joy of being back in the mix. Abbott, who made his first appearance for Australia in over five years, was adjudged Man of the Match in the third T20I.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Frustrated Mohammad Amir lashes out at careless Mohammad Hasnain for missing David Warner catch

Pakistan’s fielding has been their major concern lately and the inclusion of younger and fitter players haven’t helped the cause. In the final T20 of the series, after posting a timid total of 106, Pakistan dropped Warner twice in the first over, leaving Mohammad Amir frustrated.
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newscricket2 years ago

PAK v SL | Pakistan recall Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal to T20 side

Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal have been recalled to the Pakistan T20I set-up for the three-match Sri Lanka series at home after 16 months and three years respectively. The squad also includes Faheem Ashraf, while Mohammad Rizwan, Abid Ali and opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq missed out.
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newscricket2 years ago

Would never be able to shake off the nepotism tag, comments Imam ul Haq

Pakistani opening batsman, Imam ul Haq has commented that fans of Pakistan cricket would never accept him for his performances because of the nepotism tag. Imam, who has been performing well for Pakistan in limited-overs cricket, has been one of the few bright spots for the team in recent years.
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