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Kraigg Brathwaite surges into top 20 of ICC Test rankings for first time

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has moved into the top 20 of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen for the first time after playing a stellar role in his team’s five-wicket win over Pakistan in the third and final Test in Sharjah that ended on Thursday. Brathwaite, who

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West Indies defeat Pakistan to end winless streak

SHARJAH: Kraigg Brathwaite and Shane Dowrich struck unbeaten half-centuries to guide West Indies to a first test victory in 14 matches as the Caribbean side beat Pakistan by five wickets on the final morning of the third test in Sharjah on Thursday. Opener Brathwaite, who carried his bat for an unbeaten 142 in the first

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South Africa 175-7 against Australia

PERTH, Australia: South Africa´s batsmen struggled in the first Test against Australia in Perth on Thursday and the visitors were at 175 for 7 at tea on the opening day. After winning the toss and electing to bat, the visitors were immediately on the back foot on a bouncy WACA pitch and their hopes of

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Squash: Did Pakistan´s Khan really win 555 in a row?

LONDON: Pakistan squash legend Jahangir Khan is famed for winning 555 matches in a row, but a new book has cast doubt on the figure and says it might be much lower. In “Jahangir Khan 555”, authors Rod Gilmour and Alan Thatcher say nobody was keeping proper records during Khan´s five-and-a-half-year unbeaten run from 1981

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Brathwaite, Holder put Pakistan under pressure in the third test

SHARJAH (Web Desk) – Brathwaite held together West Indies’ first innings of 337 with a resolute 142 not out before Holder jolted Pakistan with three wickets in 17 balls to propel the tourists into a strong position at the end of the third day. At close Pakistan were struggling at 87-4 with opener Azhar Ali

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Pakistan Test Team Squad announced for New Zealand Tour 2016-17

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Selector Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Inzamam ul Haq on Monday finalized the 16-member Test squad for New Zealand tour. The Team was finalized by Chief Selector Mr. Inzamam ul Haq and the National Selection Committee after consultations with the team Head Coach and the Test captain. Pakistan Team will play

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Mehedi vaults into 33rd position after Mirpur heroics

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Teenager Mehedi Hasan has rocketed into 33rd position in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers after bowling Bangladesh to its first-ever Test victory over England which earned the home side a 1-1 series draw in Mirpur. Mehedi, who won the player of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup

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Chairman PCB meets Women’s National Team at NCA

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shaharyar Mohammad Khan visited NCA on Monday to meet Women’s National Team before their departure to New Zealand. Sana Mir, Captain ODI team introduced players to the Chairman PCB, a statement said. Chairman PCB while addressing the players told them to focus on playing hard cricket

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Pakistan in command as WI slump to 141-4 at Tea

SHARJAH (Monitoring Desk) – Half-century from opener Kraigg Brathwaite and a sensible knock from Roston Chase helped West Indies recovered and finish the second session of the third and final Test against Pakistan at 141-4 in Sharjah on Monday. The visitors were reduced to 68 for four when pacer Mohammad Amir removed Jermaine Blackwood, who

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Misbah disappointed at West Indian downfall

Pakistan thumped West Indies by 133 runs on the fifth and final day to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The defeat is West Indies´ 19th in their last 29 Tests since November 2013, having won only four and drawn the remaining six. It is in total contrast to the West Indies

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