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Misbah expects team to play better in Australia

LAHORE: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq expects Pakistan to perform better against Australia in their upcoming Test series starting from Dec 15 with the day-night clash in Brisbane. Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, Misbah, who missed out the last Test against New Zealand, due to a one-match ban imposed by the ...

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India does not need turning wickets: Kohli

India have enough skill to win test matches irrespective of the nature of the wicket, skipper Virat Kohli said after a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over England in the third test on Tuesday. Debates about pitches overshadowed India’s 3-0 series victory over South Africa last year, with the Nagpur track labelled ...

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India beats England by 8 wickets in 3rd Test

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin led an inspired bowling performance as India outplayed England by eight wickets in the third Test in Mohali on Tuesday. Chasing 103 runs for victory, India cantered home in the final session on day four after opener Parthiv Patel (67 not out) hit the winning runs. India ...

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Hafeez unlikely to be recalled

KARACHI: Mohammad Hafeez is highly unlikely to find a place in the national side for the upcoming Test series in Australia when the selectors name the Pakistan squad, sources told Dawn on Sunday. Former captain and batting great Inzamam-ul-Haq, who heads the four-man National Selection Committee, has reportedly decided against ...

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Fired up Southee creates havoc in Pakistan ranks

Tim Southee captured three quick wickets to put New Zealand in a commanding position in the second Test against Pakistan on Saturday. Neil Wagner also bagged two wickets as Pakistan collapsed to 76 for five at stumps on day two, still 195 runs behind New Zealand’s first innings total of ...

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ICC voices displeasure over du Plessis ball-tampering appeal

ADELAIDE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) voiced disappointment on Friday after South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said he will appeal his conviction for ball-tampering. Du Plessis was fined his match fee after being caught on camera sucking a sweet, or mint, and rubbing the ball with his saliva in ...

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Pak vs NZ: Play halted at 21 overs because of rain.

The decision review system (DRS) was the major talking point at the end of a rain-shortened first day’s play in the second test between New Zealand and Pakistan in Hamilton on Friday following the dismissal of the home side’s captain Kane Williamson. New Zealand reached 77 for 2 before the ...

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