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  • ECB announces schedule for Pakistan's Test tour to England in May 2018

    The English Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday announced the dates for Pakistan team's short tour in May 2018, where the green shirts will play two Tests against England...

    “Test match cricket has a strong, consistent and passionate following across England and Wales and the seven summer Tests, starting with the Pakistan matches, are sure to attract good crowds," the ECB Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison was quoted as saying...

  • British-Pakistani MP to campaign for England tour of Pakistan

    The newly-elected British MP who has been here with her ailing mother vowed to launch a campaign with other parliamentarians to convince their government to send England team to Pakistan...

    Talking to Dawn during the match, Yasmin said it was extremely pleasing to see sporting environment in Pakistan, adding she only decided to watch the match after observing the fanfare in Lahore...

  • Peshawar Zalmi to encourage national side, will hire buses during Pakistan-England tour

    Pakistan Super League team Peshawar Zalmi will hire two buses during Pakistan’s upcoming tour of England to encourage the national side and raise funds for KPK cricketers...

    Afridi elaborated and said the buses will continuously tour the streets near the stadium to attract fans of the national side, and they will help in promoting the move through social media by taking photographs and videos and posting them online...

  • 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...

  • Pakistan women to tour England in 2016

    LONDON: England’s women cricket team will play three one-dayers and three T20 games against Pakistan next year, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Tuesday...

    The three ODIs will form the fifth round of England’s matches for the ICC Women’s Championship as they look to qualify for the 2017 World Cup, which will take place in England...

  • Sarfraz elated as Pakistan end England tour on positive note

    MANCHESTER: New Twenty20 captain Sarfraz Ahmed was delighted to end the England tour on a high note on Wednesday erasing memories of the damaging spot-fixing controversy of their last visit six years ago...

    Pakistan inflicted a crushing nine-wicket win over England at Old Trafford on Wednesday in Sarfraz’s first match in charge of the Twenty20 side and the final match of their tour...

  • Sajid Ali stars in Pakistan Panthers’ victory on England tour

    KARACHI: Opener Sajid Ali powered Pakistan Panthers Veterans to a fine 34-run victory over Dorset Veterans in their first match of the tour of England at the Dean Park in Bournemouth on Sunday...

    According to details made available here, Pakistan Panthers batted first and scored 174 for eight in the allotted 30 overs...

  • Comment: Pakistan face tough challenge on England tour

    It is almost six years now that Pakistan last played in England’s backyard...

    The 2010 series ended in utter humiliation for the touring team and its supporters owing to the notorious spot-fixing scandal — involving three Pakistan players — that erupted during the Lord’s Test...

  • Pakistan bat against Somerset in England tour opener

    TAUNTON: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bat against Somerset at Taunton in his country's first first-class match on English soil since their controversial 'spot-fixing' tour of 2010...

    During that year's Test against England at Lord's, Mohammad Amir and Pakistan new-ball partner Mohammad Asif bowled no-balls to order on the instructions of their captain Salman Butt as part of a sting operation carried out...

  • Pakistan Veterans remain unbeaten on England tour

    KARACHI: Pakistan Panthers Veterans remained undefeated on the tour of England as they overpowered Middlesex County Cricket Club by 33 runs in their last game played at the St Mary Cricket Club Harrow Ground the other day...

    Batting first, Pakistan Veterans posted a healthy 276 for nine in the stipulated 40 overs...

  • England tour will provide stern test for ‘new’ officials

    Pakistan cricket is feeling pretty ‘new’ these days...

    Mudassar Nazar, the new National Cricket Academy (NCA) director, has termed “reviving the development cycle” of Pakistan cricket as his top task, however, reckons the country definitely requires some years to get back on the right track...

  • Injured Anderson out of England tour

    LONDON: New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson has been ruled out of the remainder of the tour of England with a back injury, team management announced on Friday...

    Anderson missed New Zealand’s series-levelling win in the second Test at Headingley and didn’t feature in England’s 210-run win in the first ODI at Edgbaston on Tuesday...

  • Back injury ends Boult’s England tour

    SOUTHAMPTON: New Zealand’s Trent Boult will miss the remainder of the Blackcaps’ tour of England after suffering a back injury, it was announced on Sunday...

    “Official: Boult out of the rest of the tour with a back injury...

  • Warner out of remaining England ODIs, doubtful for BD tour

    LONDON: Australia opener David Warner has been ruled out of the rest of the One-day International series against England and faces a race against time to be fit for next month’s tour of Bangladesh after breaking his thumb at Lord’s on Saturday...

    His best-case scenario has Warner, Australia’s vice-captain, fit for the first Test in Bangladesh on Oct 9, but likely to mis the tour match which starts on Oct 3...

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