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newscricket3 months ago

Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah and Shan Masood miss out on central contracts; Rizwan promoted to Category A

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the Men’s central contract list for the 2021/22 season, which sees Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Shan Masood, Haider Ali and Asad Shafiq miss out on contracts. Meanwhile, the duo of Hasan Ali and Mohammad Rizwan have been promoted to Category A.
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newscricket8 months ago

PAK vs SA | Pakistan axe Mohammad Abbas and Shan Masood for Tests; Hasan Ali gets recall

In the aftermath of the grim showing in New Zealand, PCB have axed the misfiring trio of Mohammad Abbas, Shan Masood and Haris Sohail for the two-match Test series against South Africa next month. While Haris Rauf has received a surprise call-up, the long-forgotten Hasan Ali has been recalled.
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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?
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | Ageas Bowl Day 4 Talking Points - Immortal Anderson and the Shan Masood disappointment

After threatening to do an encore of the second Test, the Southampton weather, surprisingly, permitted one full session of play, perhaps the most soul-less one of the entire summer. Azhar Ali picked up from where he left off on Day 3, but really, the entire day was built around Jimmy Anderson.
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featurecricketa year ago

England vs Pakistan | 2nd Test at The Ageas Bowl - Statistical Preview

After pulling off an almost-impossible heist in the first Test at Old Trafford, England will be hoping to win their second straight series of the summer in the second Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl. They will, however, be without their talisman Ben Stokes, who is on personal leave.
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newscricketa year ago

Shan Masood has proved himself with a big hundred, affirms Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah-ul-Haq has opined that Shan Masood has proved himself and silenced the critics with his big hundred against England’s quality pace attack before crediting his application and hard work. Misbah also added that Pakistan would have been in dire trouble if not for Masood’s big hundred.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | Old Trafford Day 2 Talking Points: James Anderson, Shadab Khan and everything in between

After Pakistans batsmen led the side to 326, their bowlers complimented the effort in a stunning fashion, dismissing three English batsmen to reduce them to 92/4 at the end of Day 2. Mohammed Abbas and Shaheen Shah Afridi were the two wreckers in chief to guide the side to a position of strength.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | Old Trafford Day 1 Talking Points: The Masood reinvention and Pakistan’s enhanced approach

In a rain-curtailed day in Manchester, Pakistan found their innings beautifully paced, much better than anyone would have expected, to end the Day 1 in a commanding position. However, that couldn’t make up for the frustration of the part-lifeless wicket, landing a new question for the ECB.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year ago

Would like to take on challenge of facing Jasprit Bumrah, asserts Shan Masood

Shan Masood has admitted that he would like to take on the challenge of facing the right-arm Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah, in International cricket. On top of that, Masood also has revealed that Australia’s Pat Cummins is one of the toughest bowlers that he has faced, after their battle last year.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | Sarfaraz Ahmed to be removed as Test captain, board eager to appoint Shan Masood

Reports suggest that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to replace Sarfaraz Ahmed with 29-year-old Shan Masood as Test captain, before the start of the ICC World Test Championship. According to Geo News, the committee will take up the issue when they meet next Friday in Lahore.
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