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  • 1st Test: Malik marks Test comeback in grand style

    ABU DHABI: Shoaib Malik hit a fighting hundred to cap an impressive return to Test cricket after five years as he led Pakistan's charge in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday...

    Malik was unbeaten on 124 for his third Test hundred -- his first against England -- to guide Pakistan to 286-4 at close on the opening day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium...

  • Edgbaston Test: England 297 all out against Pakistan at 1st day close

    BIRMINGHAM: Sohail Khan marked his return to Test cricket after a five-year absence with a maiden five-wicket haul as Pakistan dismissed England for 297 on Wednesday's first day of the third Test at Edgbaston...

    “When I played my first two Test matches, the pitches were flat and it didn't swing for me,” Sohail told Sky Sports...

  • Pakistan move to 144-4, trail New Zealand by 9 runs in 1st Test

    Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam led Pakistan's recovery and the home team progressed to 144-4 on day two of the first test against New Zealand on Saturday...

    Pakistan trailed by just nine runs at lunch after New Zealand was bowled out for 153 in its first innings, losing its last seven wickets for just 42 runs on the first day...

  • New Zealand lead against Pakistan in 1st test

    Hasan Ali struck twice in five deliveries to topple New Zealand's top order as Pakistan reduced the visitors to 134-4 at lunch on the third day of the first test on Sunday...

    But Hasan's twin strikes in his fourth over of the day pegged back New Zealand's progress as the fast bowler provided Pakistan with an edge...

  • Khawaja, Burns named by Australia for 1st New Zealand Test

    SYDNEY: Batsmen Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja have been included in Australia's 12-man squad for the first Test against New Zealand, filling vacancies left by the retirements of captain Michael Clarke and opener Chris Rogers...

    Khawaja hasn't played a Test since the 2013 Ashes series against England while Burns made his two previous Test appearances against India last summer...

  • Cook's 836-minute epic pushes 1st Test towards draw

    ABU DHABI: Alastair Cook played the third longest innings in Test cricket as he scored a monumental 263 to help his team into the lead over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday...

    The skipper batted for 836 minutes to guide England to 569-8 at close on the fourth day to thwart Pakistan's pace-cum-spin attack on a flat Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch...

  • Comment: Dramatic draw livens dreary 1st Test

    THE dramatic turn around on Saturday after four days of dull and dreary proceedings, where we witnessed massive first innings total by both Pakistan and England and two nerve testing double centuries, saw the first Test turned on its head in the last stages of the match before it eventually ended in a nail-biting draw...

    The dramatic turnaround was mainly due to Pakistan’s unpredictable and inept batting in the second innings after...

  • Australia's O'Keefe, Smith flatten India in 1st Test

    Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe Friday said he expected India to come back fighting after his career-best haul of 6-35 left the hosts on the ropes in the first Test in Pune...

    O'Keefe, whose six wickets came off just 24 balls, helped Australia bundle India out for 105 in the afternoon session before the visiting batsmen rammed home their advantage against the world's top Test team...

  • Ashwin strikes as West Indies follow-on in 1st Test

    Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin claimed four wickets to help India close in on a big win after dismissing West Indies for 181 and enforcing the follow-on in the opening Test in Rajkot on Saturday...

    Just into his second Test, Paul hit seven fours and two sixes during his 49-ball stay...

  • 1st T20: Pakistan expect Amir to fire in New Zealand

    AUCKLAND: The eyes of the cricket world will be on Pakistan in New Zealand on Friday with Mohammad Amir set to make his international comeback after serving a jail term and five-year ban for spot-fixing...

    The 23-year-old is expected to be named in the starting lineup for the tour-opening T20 when Pakistan will pit their hostile bowling attack against a New Zealand unit brimming with form batsmen...

  • 1st T20: Pakistan turn it on to beat New Zealand by 16 runs

    WELLINGTON: Pakistan outsmarted New Zealand by stifling their feared batting barrage to win the opening Twenty20 by 16 runs at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday...

    With no warm up game to acclimatise, Pakistan were rather run shy at the top and tail of their innings but still managed 171-8...

  • 1st T20: Billings stars as England beat nervy Pakistan by 14 runs

    DUBAI: A new-look England beat clumsy Pakistan by 14 runs in the first Twenty20 international to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in Dubai on Thursday...

    England scored a challenging 160-5 in their 20 overs with Sam Billings hitting a maiden half century before Pakistan were bowled out for 146 off the last ball in another rollercoaster batting display at Dubai stadium...

  • 1st T20: Tanvir, Akmal star as Pakistan down Sri Lanka

    COLOMBO: Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday...

    Pakistan piled up 175-5 after electing to bat and then restricted the reigning World Twenty20 champions to 146-7 in the day-night match at the Premadasa stadium...

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