Category: Test Cricket

Arthur wants Misbah, Younis to stay

Arthur wants Misbah, Younis to stay

Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan are entitled to choose when to leave International cricket, as claimed by Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur. The two senior batsmen were deniedin the space of five overs on a rain-abbreviated first day of the Boxing Day Test, leaving Pakistan on 142 for 4 when play was ceased without further ado before tea. Younis experienced a stern […]

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Aus vs Pak 2nd Test: Australia gain control before rain stops play

Aus vs Pak 2nd Test: Australia gain control before rain stops play

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 1st day Pakistan 4 for 142 (Azhar 66*) v Australia A peach of a delivery from Jackson Bird and a gorgeous take by Nic Maddinson at short leg ensured Australia asserted control over Pakistan’s first innings before rain arrived to bring a premature end to day one of the Boxing Day Test at the […]

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Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq heads a football during a practice session in Melbourne on December 25, 2016, ahead of their Boxing Day Test match against Australia. / AFP / WILLIAM WEST / --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE--        (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

Aus vs Pak 2nd Test: Momentum with Pakistan as Misbah’s men look to level series

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test Venue: Melbourne Date: December 26-30, 2016 Start Time: 10 30 Local – 23 30 GMT -1d – 04 30 PST Australia’s players got the wake up call of their lives when a Gabba Test they had commanded appeared to disappear from them, quickly, through the refined hands of Asad Shafiq and the Pakistan tail. Mitchell […]

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SA vs SL 1st Test: Proteas favorites against hopeful Lankans

SA vs SL 1st Test: Proteas favorites against hopeful Lankans

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test Venue: Port Elizabeth Date: December 26-30, 2016 Start Time: 10 00 Local – 08 00 GMT Sri Lanka’s record in South Africa does not make for pretty perusing. Out of 10 Tests in the nation, eight have been lost. Of those, half have been innings misfortunes and one a ten-wicket overcome. Just three […]

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Aus vs Pak: Security tightened at MCG for Boxing Day clash

Aus vs Pak: Security tightened at MCG for Boxing Day clash

Only a few days prior to the Boxing Day clash between hosts Australia and visitors Pakistan, security at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has been strengthened after a terrorist plot was thwarted and seven individuals were captured in the city. As indicated by reports, an arrangement to assault Melbourne’s Flinders Street prepare station, close-by Federation Square and St. Paul’s Cathedral […]

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Aus vs Pak: Amir fit for Boxing Day Test despite bruise

Aus vs Pak: Amir fit for Boxing Day Test despite bruise

Pakistan fast bowling ace Mohammad Amir is ready to feature in the the Boxing Day Test against Australia despite stiffness and a bruised thigh, team officials revealed on Thursday. The left-arm paceman, who completed a five-year ban for spot-fixing last year, walked off the field during the first Brisbane Test on a motorised stretcher after falling on the Gabba turf. […]

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Australia announce Squad for Boxing Day Test vs Pak

Australia announce Squad for Boxing Day Test vs Pak

Australia’s selectors keep digging deep into the youth ranks. Mitchell Marsh has been snubbed to make way for his Western Australia team-mate Hilton Cartwright for the Boxing Day Test squad as all-round cover for a bowling attack heavily fatigued by their recent Gabba duties. Cartwright, who had as of now been incorporated into the Chappell-Hadlee ODI squad to confront New […]

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Ind vs Eng 5th Test: Jadeja seven-for seals 4-0 win for India

Ind vs Eng 5th Test: Jadeja seven-for seals 4-0 win for India

India vs England, 5th Test, Chennai, Stumps Day 5 India 759 for 7 dec (Nair 303*, Rahul 199) beat England 477 (Moeen 146, Root 88, Jadeja 3-106) and 207 (Jennings 54, Cook 49, Jadeja 7-48) by an innings and 75 runs In the Mumbai contest, England had fallen to an innings defeat batting first and posting 400. In Chennai, they […]

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Aus vs Pak 1st Test: Hosts survive Shafiq storm to take series lead

Aus vs Pak 1st Test: Hosts survive Shafiq storm to take series lead

Australia vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Brisbane 142 & 450 (Asad Shafiq 137, Azhar Ali 71; Mitchell Starc 4-119) lost to Australia 429 & 202/5 decl. by 39 runs Regardless of an audacious effort from a courageous Pakistan, Australia won the main Test at the Gabba by 39 pursues guaranteeing the last two wickets amid a strained opening session of day […]

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Aus vs Pak 1st Test: Shafiq’s hearty ton pushes game to final day

Aus vs Pak 1st Test: Shafiq’s hearty ton pushes game to final day

Australia vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Brisbane, Stumps Day 4 Pakistan 142 & 382/8 (Asad Shafiq 100*, Azhar Ali 71*; Jackson Bird 3-94, Mitchell Starc 3-97) need another 108 runs to beat Australia 429 & 202/5d Against all the chances and maybe beginning to dream of a phenomenal triumph, Pakistani batting melding determination and audaciousness has guaranteed one final showdown in […]

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