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Pakistan trounce Sri Lanka by 7 wickets to clinch series 3-0

ABU DHABI: A five-wicket haul by pacer Hasan Ali and a splendid debut century by Imam-ul-Haq propelled Pakistan to a series win over Sri Lanka, on Wednesday. The hosts routed Sri Lanka by seven wickets to clinch the series and go 3-0 up in it. Hasan Ali’s brilliant bowling had reduced the visitors to 208 in…

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3rd ODI: Sri Lankan batsmen no match for Pakistani bowlers again

ABU DHABI: Watch how once again the Sri Lankan batting order crumbled against the impressive bowling attack of Pakistan, led by pacer Hasan Ali.

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Pakistan eye ODI series win over Sri Lanka

ABU DHABI: Pakistan will be playing the third one-day against Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday with series win in their sights, Samaa reported. Pakistan lead the five-match ODI series 2-0. The green shirts won the first game at Dubai by 83 runs and also clinched the second ODI of the series by 32…

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Pakistan down Sri Lanka by 32 runs to go 2-0 up in series

ABU DHABI: Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second ODI on Monday to go 2-0 up in the five-match series.  Sri Lanka required 220 runs to win the second one-day international against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi thanks to a brilliant century yet again by stellar batsman Babar Azam. In response, Tharanga scored…

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PAK vs SL: Catch all boundaries whacked by the green shirts

ABU DHABI: Catch all the boundaries whacked by team Pakistan in their second ODI against Sri Lanka, on Monday. 

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Babar Azam celebrates birthday with teammates

Babar Azam celebrated his 23rd birthday with his teammates in Abu Dhabi, Samaa reported. The pictures of his birthday celebrations were posted on the Twitter page of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Most of the pictures had Babar Azam posing with his team mates and cake all over his face. Pakistan team celebrated Birthday of @babarazam258…

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Pakistan face Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI tomorrow

After starting the ODI series against Sri Lanka on a winning note, Pakistan will be looking to repeat the match-winning performance in the second ODI tomorrow at Abu Dhabi.

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Herath breaks into 400-wicket club

Wily left-arm spinner Rangana Herath was left delighted as he joined the 400-wicket club with a six-wicket haul that helped Sri Lanka to a narrow 21-run win over Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The 39-year-old finished with 6-43 — 11-136 in the match — to help Sri Lanka dismiss Pakistan for 114 after they…

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Social media reacts to Sri Lanka’s historic win

Sri Lanka became the first team to defeat Pakistan in Abu Dhabi and the riveting Test match was being discussed by fans and former cricketing greats on social media. Here are some of the tweets about the match. A thriller! Sri Lanka win a gripping 1st #PAKvSL Test, bowling Pakistan out for 114 to win…

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Wily Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory

Rangana Herath became the second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets as his six-wicket haul steered Sri Lanka to a thrilling 21-run win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The veteran left-arm spinner took 6-43 — 11-136 in the match — to scupper Pakistan, set a modest 136-run target, for…

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Pakistan go down to Sri Lanka in low scoring thriller

ABU DHABI: Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 21 runs in the first test at Abu Dhabi on Monday.  This is the first time that Pakistan lost a Test match at Abu Dhabi. Batting first, Sri Lanka were declared after scoring 419 in their first innings as their skipper Dinesh Chandimal made 155 runs with the…

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Watch: Second innings dismissal of Sri Lankans

Here is how the Sri Lankan team was dismissed in their second innings of the Abu Dhabi Test match.

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Chandimal stars as Sri Lanka put pressure on Pakistan

Captain Dinesh Chandimal made an unbeaten 155 as Sri Lanka put the pressure on Pakistan on the second day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Openers Sami Aslam (31 not out) and Shan Masood (30 not out) negotiated 23 overs to take Pakistan to 64-0, still trailing Sri Lanka’s first-innings total of…

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Sri Lanka steady at tea as Karunaratne scores 50

ABU DHABI: Sri Lanka were 143/3 at tea on the first day of the Abu Dhabi test match against Pakistan on Thursday.    Dinesh Chandimal has scored 32 runs off 94 deliveries while and Dimuth Karunaratne has made 81 runs from 171 balls. The hosts became 34/1 as Kaushal Silva was bowled Hasan Ali after scoring 12…

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Pak-Sri Lanka 1st Test on Thursday

DUBAI: The first cricket Test of two-match series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played at Abu Dhabi from Thursday. Sarfraz Ahmed will lead Pakistan squad while Sri Lankan team will be headed by Dinesh Chandimal. Pakistan will step into a new Test era without retired batting greats Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq. Playing without…

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Yasir Shah picked for test squad against Sri Lanka

LAHORE: Leg spinner Yasir Shah has been picked in Pakistan’s squad for the upcoming test series Sri Lanka starting from 28th September. Pakistan announced its test squad for the two-match test series against the island-nation on Saturday. The right arm spinner made it to the team after passing a fitness test. Team: Shan Masood, Sami…

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Thank you Younis Khan

By: Muhammad Saim Khan Pakistan produced a lot of brilliant cricketers like Hanif Mohammad, Javed Miandad, Imran Khan,Zaheer Abbas and many more. These all players have played in the nineties. Now if we come to 2000 onwards the greats are Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Inzeman-ul-Haq, Mohammad Yousaf, Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan. All of these…

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Pakistani man pardons 10 Indians for killing his son

ABU DHABI: A Pakistani man has pardoned ten Indians who were convicted for killing his son in Abu Dhabi in 2015, in exchange for blood money. According to details, ten Indians were convicted by a UAE court for killing a Pakistani man named Muhammad Farhan after an altercation. However, his father Muhammad Riaz has agreed…

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Chechnya’s first daughter shows off fashion collection

In a former czar’s palace in Moscow, models display a fashion collection designed by the 18-year-old daughter of Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia’s mainly Muslim region of Chechnya. The designer, Aishat Kadyrova, showcased a collection of outfits in sumptuous fabrics that conform to the norms of dress in Chechnya’s traditional society, with only the face…

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Rafael Nadal wins fourth UAE title

ABU DHABI: Rafael Nadal ended an injury-plagued 2016 on a high by lifting the Mubadala World Tennis Championship title for a fourth time on Saturday. The 30-year-old Spaniard defeated 11th-ranked Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) after world number one Andy Murray earlier ousted Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to take third place. “I’m…

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Fog causes 25 car pile-up

DUBAI: The Abu Dhabi-Al Ain highway witnessed two major traffic accidents on Monday morning, leaving a 25 car pile-up and six motorists with moderate injuries. According to Gulf News, Abu Dhabi Police said the accidents were caused by heavy fog that not only blanketed the busy highway, but that also affected visibility levels in other…

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