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PCB names 16-player squad for Test series against Bangladesh

02 February, 2020 1:58 pm 1:58 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named a 16-player squad for the first ICC World Test Championship fixture against Bangladesh to be played in Rawalpindi from February 7-11. The selectors have recalled off-spinner Bilal Asif at the back of his 43 wickets in nine Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches, while Faheem Ashraf has … Read More

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South Africa’s Philander to retire after England test series

12 December, 2019 10:32 pm 10:32 pm

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa seamer Vernon Philander has announced he will retire from all forms of international cricket after the four-match test series against England starting on Thursday. Philander, 34, was part of the South African side who reached the number one position in all three formats in 2012 and has been the mainstay … Read More

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Pakistan fold for 191 on opening day in Karachi

12 December, 2019 7:17 pm 7:17 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Fast Bowler Lahiru Kumara and spinner Lasith Embuldeniya picked up four wickets each to help Sri Lanka bundle out hosts Pakistan for 191 in the first innings on the opening day of the second and final test in Karachi on Thursday. Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam struck fifties with opener Abid Ali, … Read More

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Azhar eyes memorable home Test series win over Sri Lanka

12 December, 2019 9:02 pm 9:02 pm

KARACHI (92 News/ICC) – Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali said on Wednesday he wants the return of Test cricket to the country to be a memorable one as his team seeks victory over Sri Lanka in Karachi starting Thursday. Speaking to the journalists ahead of Pakistan’s second test against Sri Lanka, after 10 years playing away, … Read More

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Series against Sri Lanka would feel like a second debut, admits Fawad

12 December, 2019 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistani batsman Fawad Alam admitted that the series against Sri Lanka would feel like a second debut. During a press conference in Karachi on Sunday, Fawad expressed happiness over his return in the national team and said that he would try to fulfill the nation’s expectations on him. He also acknowledged … Read More

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Australia finishes second day of 1st Test against Pakistan on 312-1

11 November, 2019 3:08 pm 3:08 pm

BRISBANE (92 News) – Australia finished the second day of the first Test on 312 for the loss of just one wicket, 72 runs ahead of Pakistan’s first innings total of 240 and already in the driving seat at the Gabba on Friday. Pakistan were left to rue a basic error from 16-year-old debutant Naseem … Read More

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Pakistan bowled out for 240 on Day 1 of 1st Test against Australia

11 November, 2019 1:01 pm 1:01 pm

BRISBANE (92 News) – Pakistan were bowled out for 240 on Day 1 of 1st Test against Australia in Brisbane. Asad Shafiq battled hard with a valiant 76, but the home team’s bowlers were exceptional, bowling Pakistan out for 240. Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers with 4/52. Australia’s bowlers have endured a … Read More

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Australia v Pakistan: Key battles

11 November, 2019 1:47 pm 1:47 pm

BRISBANE (ICC) – Key battles which promise to light up the two-match Test series between Australia and Pakistan, beginning 21 November in Brisbane. 1) Mohammad Abbas v David Warner Warner had an Ashes series to forget in England this year, where he could aggregate only 95 runs in ten innings. He’s now bounced back to … Read More

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Fans vote 1999 Chennai Test as Pakistan’s greatest Test

07 July, 2019 10:06 pm 10:06 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The fans have voted Pakistan’s 12-run win over India at Chennai in 1999 as the greatest Test match to date in the country’s 432-Test history, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Monday. According to the press release of PCB, the thrilling Test was played from 28 to 31 January with Pakistan … Read More

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Sri Lankan team likely to play two Tests in Pakistan

04 April, 2019 12:59 pm 12:59 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Sri Lankan team will likely to play the two Tests in Pakistan, the reports said on Friday. The sources said that there is a likelihood that Sri Lanka could soon agree to send their team to play the two Tests in Pakistan, though nothing is official yet. The Test matches will … Read More

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Starc takes 10 to lead Australia to 2-0 series win

02 February, 2019 10:25 am 10:25 am

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Fast bowler Mitchell Starc picked up his second five-wicket haul in the match to lead Australia to a comprehensive 366-run victory in the second Test against Sri Lanka and a 2-0 series win at Manuka Oval on Monday. Chasing an improbable 516 for victory, the tourists were shot out for 149 by … Read More

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West Indies beat England in second Test to clinch series

02 February, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

SAINT JOHN’S (Reuters) – Kemar Roach and captain Jason Holder took four wickets each as West Indies thumped England by 10 wickets in the second Test in Antigua to gain an unbeatable 2-0 series lead. With fellow pace bowler Alzarri Joseph chipping in with two top-order wickets, including the prized scalp of captain Joe Root, … Read More

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Patterson hits maiden ton as Australia post mammoth total

02 February, 2019 10:57 am 10:57 am

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Kurtis Patterson notched his maiden century to drive Australia to a massive first innings total of 534-5 declared on day two of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Manuka Oval on Saturday. The hosts, who lead 1-0 lead after winning the first test by an innings and 40 … Read More

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Patient Windies build strong position versus England

02 February, 2019 9:34 am 9:34 am

SAINT JOHN’S (Reuters) – West Indies pressed home their advantage on day two of the second Test , leaving England’s hopes of winning the series hanging precariously in Antigua. Stuart Broad bowled particularly well for England, unlucky to pick up only three scalps during a long day in the field for the visitors, who dropped … Read More

Olivier leads South Africa to Test series sweep of Pakistan

01 January, 2019 3:48 pm 3:48 pm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Fiery fast bowler Duanne Olivier took key early wickets as South Africa wrapped up a clean sweep of their series against Pakistan with victory by 107 runs on the fourth day of the third and final Test on Monday. Pakistan resumed their second innings needing a further 228 for victory with seven … Read More