Former Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan is poised to surpass compatriot Javed Miandad as the team’s greatest Test match run scorer, but he refuses to be considered the equal of a man he describes as a ‘legend and an idol’.
The 37-year-old needs just 19 more runs in the three-Test series against England starting in . . . → Read More: Younis Khan may break Javed Miandad’s test record
Shan Masood fell for 125 but Younis Khan continued from where he left off on Monday as Pakistan reached lunch on 321 for three, needing 56 more runs on the final day to clinch the final Test and the three-match series on Tuesday.
Off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal drew Masood out of his crease with flight and . . . → Read More: Younis guides Pakistan closer to historic victory
Spinners bowled superbly to steer Pakistan to 221-run thrashing triumph over Australia in the first Test here Sunday and helped take unassailable 1-0 lead in a two-Test series.
It was the biggest victory against Australia by Pakistan by the margin of runs and seventh time in the Test history that Pakistan defeated a team by . . . → Read More: Australia dazed and spinning after a deadly defeat by Pakistan
I was appointed as the PCB chairman for three months just to supervise the elections, says Sethi.
Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Tuesday said that 95 percent of favoritism culture from the team selection has been ended and if it continues then Pakistan will become the world’s number one . . . → Read More: 2015 will be a good year for cricket: Sethi
By Peter Oborne
Who is the most admirable cricketer in the world? Some might name Michael Clarke, who has done so much to turn the Australian team around, both with the bat and also brilliant captaincy.
Some might well suggest Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who again and again digs the woeful West Indian batting line up out . . . → Read More: Leading the Pakistani cricket team- no mere feat
Pakistan 322 for 5 (Hafeez 122, Maqsood 73, Sharjeel 61) beat Sri Lanka 311 (Kusal 64, Junaid 3-44) by 11 runs
Misbah-ul-Haq had implored his top order to produce an innings of substance in the approach to the series but even he may not have expected his top four to respond as emphatically as they . . . → Read More: Cricket: Pak secures 11-run win against Sri Lanka
By Hamza Faraz Karamat
Pakistan cricket team’s performance is not that bad though it needs a boost
Over the past few months in the world of cricket, Pakistani people began growing worrisome of the performance of their beloved team. The team had previously been on a disappointing streak which left many Pakistanis wondering: . . . → Read More: The green shirts are back
Misbah-ul-Haq is likely to survive as Pakistan captain in spite of his team’s embarrassing Test defeat against minnows Zimbabwe earlier this month after a top official said on Wednesday that the timing is not right for a change at the top.
. . . → Read More: Misbah likely to carry on as Captain despite Zimbabwe defeat
A commanding century by Mohammad Hafeez and a four-wicket haul from left-arm seamer Junaid Khan led Pakistan to a series-levelling victory over Zimbabwe in the second one-day international on Thursday. After Hafeez had carried Pakistan to an imposing total of 299 for four with an unbeaten 136, Junaid stubbed out a promising run chase by . . . → Read More: Hafeez and Junaid lead Pakistan to victory
Former express fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar said he was amazed at Pakistan’s disappointing performance in the second One-day International (ODI) against the West Indies in Georgetown (Guyana) on Tuesday.
“Pakistan team gave dead West Indies team a new lease of life with dismal show after a thrashing them by 126 runs in the other day,” . . . → Read More: Akhtar amazed at Pakistan’s loss