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newscricket2 months ago

Sarfaraz Ahmed and Virat Kohli are similar captains; Dhoni quite different, insists Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis, who's set to play for Quetta Gladiators under Sarfaraz Ahmed, has asserted that he is very much like Virat Kohli as a captain while MS Dhoni is different to both of them. The Proteas batter also went on to add that he really enjoys playing under different captains.
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newscricket8 months ago

NZ vs PAK | Pakistan name Sarfaraz Ahmed, Hussain Talat for T20I series

Pakistan announced their 18-man squad for the T20I series in New Zealand, which marks the return of Sarfaraz Ahmed, Hussain Talat in the side. The squad was picked by team's head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and captain Babar Azam in consultation with Pakistan Shaheens' coach Ijaz Ahmed.
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newscricket9 months ago

Abdullah Shafiq earns maiden Pakistan call-up in place of Shoaib Malik for Zimbabwe Series

Uncapped batsman Abdullah Shafiq has been rewarded for his performances in the domestic circuit with a maiden Pakistan call-up in place of Shoaib Malik for the Zimbabwe series. Misbah-ul-Haq insisted that some senior players are not picked for the series but they shouldn’t worry about their career.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | Winners and Losers ft. Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammad Hafeez and Tom Banton

After observing a 14-day quarantine, undergoing several rounds of Covid Tests and living life inside a bio-secure bubble, it would have been a travesty had Pakistan returned back home empty handed. But they won the third and final T20I in Manchester to level the T20Is 1-1 and signed off in style.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Sarfraz Ahmed doing ‘classic Sarfraz thing’ by refusing to dismiss Moeen Ali

Sarfraz Ahmed is a delight to watch - may not always be for his cricket but the innocent antics he pulls off on a regular basis behind the stumps. After returning to the side almost after a year, the former skipper refused to stump Moeen Ali who then went on to hit a fantastic half-century.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | Ageas Bowl Day 2 Talking Points - Pakistan’s lack of leadership and England’s bizarre tactics

Day 2 of the Ageas Bowl Test panned out exactly the way England fans had envisioned - Buttler scored a ton, Crawley hit a double and their side amassed close to 600. England might have delayed their declaration, but, as things stand, it looks like even rain cannot stop Pakistan getting drubbed 2-0.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

Pakistan removed Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain at wrong time, believes Inzamam-ul-Haq

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq is of the opinion that the Pakistan team management erred by prematurely removing Sarfaraz Ahmed as the captain of the side. Inzamam believes that the selectors stripped Sarfaraz as captain just at the time when he was starting to learn from his mistakes.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli number one batsman in the world, states Sarfaraz Ahmed

Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has labelled Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the best batsman in the world and has stated that there is ‘no batsman in the world who can match him’. The wicket-keeper batsman also expressed his love for Rohit Sharma’s timing which, he believes, is ‘great’.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Sarfaraz Ahmed to auction 2017 Champions Trophy bat to raise money for Covid-19 fight

Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed is reportedly set to auction the bat he used in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in order to raise funds to fight against the novel coronavirus. Under Sarfaraz’s leadership, Pakistan stunned India in the final to lift the 2017 Champions Trophy title.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | PCB set to name Babar Azam as ODI captain

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to name Babar Azam as skipper of the ODI team in place of Sarfaraz Ahmed. However, the board has come under fire for its imminent decision against the wicket-keeper batsman, who was ousted from T20 and Test captaincy, back in October last year.
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