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Australia name five uncapped players for Pakistan series

The tour begins with four-day warmup against Pakistan A team starting September 29

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September 11, 2018


Pakistan name squads for Zimbabwe T20 tri-series, ODIs

Pakistan on Friday named separate squads for the Twenty20 tri-series and a five-match one-day international series to be played in Zimbabwe next month. Australia will be the third team in the Twenty20 tri-series starting July 1. Squad (Twenty20): Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan,…

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June 22, 2018


Paine named as ODI skipper as new Australia era starts

New Australia coach Justin Langer on Tuesday named Tim Paine as one-day captain for next month’s tour of England as they look to open a new era after a damaging ball-tampering scandal. Langer, who has been entrusted with restoring Australia’s battered reputation, was widely expected to select Paine in his first major decision as coach….

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May 8, 2018


Fakhar Zaman, Faheem Ashraf poised to make Test debuts

By Shoaib Jatt LAHORE: Fakhar Zaman and Faheem Ashraf are poised to make their Test debut in the upcoming series against Ireland and England that is slated to take place in May and June.   According to sources, selectors are scheduled to name a 16-member Test squad for the England series on Sunday. Fakhar Zaman…

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April 13, 2018


West Indies announce squad for T20 series against Pakistan

KARACHI: West Indies have announced a 13-member squad for a T20 series against Pakistan. Jeson Muhammad (captain), Samuel Badree, Rayad Emrit, Andre Fletcher, Andre McCarthy, Keemo Paul, Veerasammy Permaul, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Marlon Samuels, Odean Smith, Chadwick Walton, Kesrick Williams. The opening match of T20 series will be played on 1st April at National…

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March 30, 2018


West Indies to host first day-night Test against Sri Lanka

Colombo:The West Indies will host their first ever day-night Test when Sri Lanka tour the Caribbean in June, cricket officials said Tuesday. The final Test of the three-match series will be a day-night encounter at the Kensington Oval in Barbados starting June 23, said Sri Lanka Cricket. Sri Lanka depart for the West Indies in…

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February 6, 2018


PCB announces replacement for injured Shoaib Malik

Wellington- 18 January: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has replaced injured Shoaib Malik with Umar Amin for the last one-dayer against New Zealand. “Shoaib Malik is doing better after sustaining a delayed concussion during the last ODI in Hamilton. However, he has not made a full recovery to be available for selection in the Wellington ODI”, said…

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January 18, 2018


Pakistani squad announced for New Zealand ODIs

LAHORE: Pakistan have recalled experienced opener Azhar Ali for their one-day international series in New Zealand next month, but left batsman Ahmed Shehzad and allrounder Imad Wasim out of the squad. Former captain Ali’s return meant there was no place in the 15-member squad for Shehzad, who failed to impress against Sri Lanka in the United…

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December 23, 2017


Cricket: Indian pacer Bumrah earns maiden Test call-up

New Delhi: India’s national selectors on Monday handed a maiden Test spot to promising fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah in a 17-member squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa. Bumrah, 23, was rewarded with a place in the Indian Test squad, ranked number one in the world, after taking 52 wickets from 28 one-day internationals….

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December 4, 2017


Bancroft, Paine named in Australia’s Test Ashes squad

SYDNEY: Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft is set for his Test debut and wicketkeeper Tim Paine returns in a shock selection in Australia’s squad named Friday for the first two Tests against England. Bancroft gets his chance after scoring heavily in this season’s domestic Sheffield Shield competition, and replaces Matthew Renshaw as David Warner’s opening batting…

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November 17, 2017


BPL 2017 team and squad details

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) set foot in its fifth season, on November 4. After ruing aside all the spot/match-fixing controversies, Sylhet Sixers and Dhaka Dynamites clashed in the first match of the tournament. Apart from Sixers, Dynamites, there are 5 more teams— Khulna Titans, Comilla Victorians, Rajshahi Kings, Chittagong Vikings and Rangpur Riders….

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November 7, 2017


PCB names Hong Kong World Sixes squad

LAHORE: he national cricket selection committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq has selected Pakistan’s 7-member squad along with 2 reserve players to participate in the Hong Kong World Sixes cricket tournament being played from October 26- 29, 2017 in Hong Kong. Sohail Tanvir will lead the side whose other members are, Sohail Khan, Jahid Ali,…

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October 11, 2017


Multan Sultans squad revealed

ISLAMABAD: Multan Sultans started their HBL Pakistan Super League campaign on Tuesday with the announcement of their first nine picks in the expansion draft. Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara and West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard are the two overseas imports in the squad. Thge Sultans went with the experience of all-rounders Shoaib Malik and Sohail…

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October 10, 2017


14-member Women cricket team announced for New Zealand series

LAHORE: The Interim Women’s Cricket Selection Committee headed by Basit Ali has announced 14-member women’s team squad along with 4 reserves to feature in the ICC Women’s Championship Round-1 against the New Zealand women team. The 3 ODI and 4 T20I series is scheduled to be held from October 31 to Nov 14,said a spokesman…

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October 10, 2017


Why were Indian cricketers not part of World XI? Gavaskar has the answer

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has reacted bitterly to the absence of Indian cricketers from a World XI side which toured Pakistan for the Independence Cup. Players and officials from South Africa, England, Australia, Bangladesh, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe took part in the three-match T20 series against Pakistan in Lahore. But…

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September 16, 2017


Cricket: Sri Lanka names T20 squad against India

Sri Lanka Monday named a 15-member squad led by the newly appointed Twenty20 skipper Upul Tharanga for a one-off match against India at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Wednesday’s match will be Tharanga’s first since being named skipper for the shortest form of the game in July following the resignation of Angelo Mathews who was…

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September 4, 2017


Pakistan announce 15-member Champions Trophy squad

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday named a 15-member squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be played in England and Wales from June 1, 2017 to June 18, 2017. Azhar Ali is making his comeback in the team looking at his good track record at English conditions, whereas Umar Akmal was recalled to…

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April 25, 2017


West Indies name squad for first Pakistan Test

Kingston, Jamaica: West Indies named uncapped batting pair Vishaul Singh and Shimron Hetmeyer and recalled Kieran Powell to face Pakistan in the first Test starting on Friday. The 13-man squad for the first in the three-match series at Sabina Park in Kingston is captained by Jason Holder. Three players missing were Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo…

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April 19, 2017


West Indies tour: Kamran, Shahzad recalled for ODI; Akmal fails to clear fitness test

Pakistan on Wednesday recalled opener Ahmed Shehzad and Kamran Akmal in separate squads for the four-match Twenty20 and three-match one-day series in the West Indies starting later this month. Both batsmen earned their recalls on the back of solid performances in the recently held Pakistan Super League (PSL) where they played for opposing sides in…

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March 15, 2017


Ross Taylor back for Tests in blink of an eye

WELLINGTON: Ross Taylor completed a rapid rehabilitation from eye surgery to be named Thursday in the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against Bangladesh starting next week. Taylor had a small, benign growth removed from his left eye following the series against Pakistan in late November, in which he ended a run of low…

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January 5, 2017


Australia unchanged for second Pakistan Test

BRISBANE: Australia named an unchanged 12-man squad Monday for the Boxing Day Test after their Gabba fright against Pakistan. The Australians, who prevailed by 39 runs over the tourists in a final-day thriller in Brisbane, kept paceman Chadd Sayers in their squad for the second of the three-Test series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Selectors…

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December 19, 2016