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  • Mushtaq Ahmed favours fielding Shadab and Yasir Shah together

    Former test spinner Mushtaq Ahmed, now the head coach at the National Cricket Academy, believes young sensation Shadab Khan could play alongside Yasir Shah and form a lethal leg-spin pair for Pakistan...

    “The focus of the selection committee is that if we have two spinners with different variations and both could become match-winners, then why can't both play in one match,” Ahmed said in Lahore on Wednesday...

  • Mushtaq Ahmed the secret behind Yasir's recent success

    Pakistan's new bowling sensation Yasir Shah has paid tribute to Mushtaq Ahmed, crediting the former spin maestro for his recent success in international cricket...

    Yasir picked up 24 wickets in three Tests against Sri Lanka and in the process became the fastest Pakistan bowler to 50 scalps, beating Waqar Younis, Shabbir Ahmed and Mohammad Asif...

  • Yasir Shah to work with PCB spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed

    Legspinner Yasir Shah will work with spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed before the second Test against Sri Lanka at Karachi next week, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement on Thursday...

    Shah, who is the fastest bowler to complete 200 Test wickets, was dropped for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi — a historic five-day game in Pakistan for over a decade...

  • Ahmed Raza Khan pioneered two-nation theory, conference told

    KARACHI: Imam Ahmed Raza Khan was a great visionary and had enunciated the two-nation theory in British India much before Allama Iqbal delivered his famous lecture on the issue in Allahabad, said a scholar at a conference held to discuss the political views of the revered Muslim thinker and religious scholar...

    The conference, titled ‘Expert of social sciences Imam Ahmed Raza Khan’s political views, their effects and implementation’,...

  • Yasir takes 10 as Pakistan humble England

    LONDON: Yasir Shah marked his first Test outside of Asia and the United Arab Emirates by taking 10 wickets in the match as Pakistan beat England by 75 runs in their series opener at Lord’s on Sunday...

    Leg-spinner Yasir took 10 for 141, including a second-innings haul of four for 69 on Sunday’s fourth day...

  • Wily Yasir leads Pakistan to Bangladesh series win

    DHAKA: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed a match haul of seven wickets as dominant Pakistan crushed Bangladesh by 328 runs in the second and final Test in Dhaka on Saturday to clinch the series 1-0...

    The win helped Pakistan end an otherwise dismal month-long tour on a positive note after being routed 3-0 in the one-day series and losing to Bangladesh for the first time in a Twenty20 international...

  • 2nd Test: Advantage for Pakistan as Yasir Shah snares six

    Yasir Shah's stranglehold of the West Indies continued on the fourth day of the second Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Wednesday as the leg-spinner snared six for 90 to re-open the prospect of a first-ever Test match victory at the venue for Pakistan going into the final day...

    On a deteriorating pitch, Pakistan's final target may still be a challenging one as they seek the historic win which would also give them a first-ever...

  • Mushtaq urges Pakistan to play Shadab, Yasir together

    LAHORE: Former Test spinner Mushtaq Ahmed, now the head coach at the National Cricket Academy, believes young sensation Shadab Khan could play alongside Yasir Shah and form a lethal leg-spin pair for Pakistan...

    At the National Cricket Academy, Mushtaq has harnessed the skills of the 18-year-old Shadab and is working extensively on improving Yasir’s art of bowling googlies...

  • Clinical Pakistan rout SL as Yasir takes seven

    GALLE: Yasir Shah claimed seven second innings wickets in a spectacular display of leg-spin bowling to destroy Sri Lanka as Pakistan crushed the hosts by 10 wickets in the first Test to go 1-0 up in the three-match series at Galle on Sunday...

    Yasir, who had claimed two wickets in the first innings, took a career-best 7-76 in the second before Pakistan chased down the 90-run victory target in a little over 11 overs to register their...

  • Yasir Shah ready to join Pakistan team for England tour

    SWABI: Pakistan’s brilliant leg-spinner Yasir Shah said here on Friday that he is fit and ready to join Pakistan cricket team for the upcoming two month-long tour of England which is scheduled to commence from July 14...

    The 29-year-old Yasir, who belongs to district Swabi, took the world of cricket by storm last year by grabbing as many as 76 wickets in 12 Test matches, thus achieving the distinction of being the quickest of Pakistan...

  • Yasir can spearhead Pakistan’s bowling attack: Qadir

    KARACHI: With Mohammad Amir’s return to Test cricket in Thursday’s first Test at Lord’s hogging the limelight, Yasir Shah’s comeback has been put in the shade...

    The leg-spinner returns from a three-month doping ban and will be a key component of Pakistan’s bowling attack alongside paceman Amir who returns to the longest format of the game after a six-year hiatus following the infamous spot-fixing scandal that marred Pakistan’s last...

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