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newscricket19 days ago

ENG vs PAK | We gave our 100% in all departments, states Babar Azam

Following the first win of the series, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam stated that his side gave their 100 per cent across all departments in the first T20I against England. Babar also credited the influence of Shaheen Afridi and Hasnain with the ball, with Shaheen being named the Player of the Match.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter explodes as Sarfaraz Ahmed indulges in war of words with Shaheen Afridi after getting hit by bouncer

The PSL 2021 clash between Gladiators and Qalandars on Tuesday got a little bit too competitive as Quetta skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed exchanged verbal blows with Shaheen Afridi, who hit the latter on the head with a bouncer. Sarfaraz asked Shaheen to ‘take it easy’ and the comment baffled the youngster.
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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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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to karma striking Pakistan as Babar Azam misfields to hand Zimbabwe victory

In what was one of the most topsy-turvy ODI clashes in recent memory, Zimbabwe trumped Pakistan by chasing down a paltry 3 runs in the Super Over. Pakistan were victims of karma as while a last-ball misfield from Zimbabwe enforced a Super Over, a Babar Azam misfield handed ZIM the victory.
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newscricketa year ago

WATCH | Shaheen Afridi goes berserk bowling out four batsmen in four balls

Shaheen Afridi, who is playing for the Hamshire Cricket team in Vitality Blast, went absolutely berserk, picking up four wickets in four balls, sealing the victory for his team. His 4 consecutive wickets came on the last four balls of his spell, taking his bowling figures to 6 wickets for 19 runs.
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newscricketa year ago

Coaching England is a great opportunity for me, opines Azhar Mahmood

Former Pakistan cricketer Azhar Mahmood, who has been hired as England’s bowling consultant, has stated that coaching England bowlers will be a great opportunity for him. He felt proud of contributing to Pakistan’s 2017 Champions Trophy victory and developing the current lot of bowlers for Pakistan.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | Ask me anything ft. Tom Banton’s blitzkrieg and England’s pace struggles

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me; fool me for the 384736th time - I don’t know, I suppose? Not for the first time this summer, rain played spoilsport to walk away as the victor. But hey, I still managed to somehow sneak in 750 words of content. Who’s the actual winner now?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year 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?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

Pakistan’s mismanagement leaves overburdened Naseem and Shaheen beaten and bruised

‘Pakistan overhyped bowling has been exposed.. Shaheen Afridi and Naseem Shah are just 1 wicket bowlers per innings. Can't see them picking 5 to win a match. Just social media hyped stars..’ read a Tweet from a user, 96 overs into England’s innings, with the hosts cruising at 336/4.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Jos Buttler taking ‘life saving’ review on 99 to score second Test hundred

Could you imagine going two full years without a Test hundred, only to get dismissed when you’re one run away from finally ending the rut? Well, Jos Buttler almost became ‘that man’ on Saturday, but a life-saving review on 99 helped him get the ton that has evaded him for 2 years.
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