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
Do you remember the days when you would place a school bag on your preferred bus seat to symbolise that it was reserved? It would take a routine effort to have the bag all packed at the end of the last period and then dash towards the car park to get a preferred position.
However, . . . → Read More: Younis Khan: ODI team selection system
A comfortable and convincing victory over Pakistan in the first ODI will reignite public admiration for the South Africa in the limited overs arena, while Pakistan simply made too many mistakes. Whether the tourists have the ability to rectify these mistakes is another question entirely, one that will surely be answered at Centurion.
Following their . . . → Read More: Pakistan to confront South Africa in 2nd ODI
It seems that in addition to cricket, the fight against polio too unites Pakistan and India.
On Saturday, two members of the Pakistan cricket squad turned up to administer polio drops to children at a specially held event in New Delhi, reported Radio Pakistan.
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Former captain Shahid Afridi has withdrawn from Pakistan’s squad for two one-day internationals in Ireland because his father is ill.
A Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman said: “Afridi informed us his father has been admitted to hospital for liver treatment and he wants to be with him.”
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Wicket-keeper Mohammad Salman, allrounderHammad Azam and left-arm seamer Junaid Khan are the new faces in Pakistan’s 15-member squad for the upcoming two-Test series against West Indies.
Misbah-ul-Haq who led the Test side creditably in the aftermath of the spot-fixing scandal, remains in charge. Salman, Azam and Junaid have all been, in effect, kept on after . . . → Read More: Salman, Junaid and Azam get Test call-ups
Pakistan weathered a hostile opening spell that reduced them to 42 for 3 in the first hour, worked their way to safety in the second session, and made a half-hearted attempt to win the Test before settling for a draw that gave them the series 1-0. It was theirfirst series victory outside the subcontinent . . . → Read More: Misbah, Younis set up drawn match and series win
Two of the big test playing nations struggling to cope with the pressure at the highest level of international cricket will go head to head for a full fledge series which includes 3 Twenty20 matches, 2 Test matches and 6 matches on One Day Internationa series. Pakistan who are coming into this match on the . . . → Read More: Cricket Calendar: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2010-2011 Schedule Fixtures | 3 T20, 2 Tests, 6 ODI Match Series