Category: Test Cricket

England fails to grab an astonishing win

England fails to grab an astonishing win

Abu Dhabi: Drama at the final day of the first test match as Pakistan lost their last five wickets within a span of four overs. England was given a target of 99 which they failed to achieve as bad light ends day’s play. Match ends up without producing a result. While most of the cricket fans thought about a boring […]

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Pakistan breaks 30 year old bowling record

Pakistan breaks 30 year old bowling record

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan team breaks another record which may not please them a lot. After 30 long years Pakistan again bowled 200 overs in an innings of a test match. Pakistan bowled 202.4 overs in the first innings of the first test match against England. Abu Dhabi proves out to be a dead wicket and Pakistan like England surely struggled […]

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Herath picks up 10 as Srilanka wraps up 1st test

Herath picks up 10 as Srilanka wraps up 1st test

Galle: Magical Herath claims his fifth 10 wicket match haul to give his side another thumping victory. Srilanka wins the first test by an innings and 6 runs against touring West Indians. Rangana Herath now has 3 of his 5 major performances at Galle. The left arm orthodox picked up 6 in the first innings and 4 in the second. […]

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Early jitters for Pakistan on day 5 against England

Early jitters for Pakistan on day 5 against England

Abu Dhabi: Anderson pushes Pakistan into troubles with 2 wickets in his second over of the day. Pakistan still 18 runs behind the first inning lead. Worst start for Pakistan on day 5, Anderson picks up 2 wickets in 5 balls including a zero for Malik. Hafeez followed soon and Pakistan now is clearly struggling on the final day at […]

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Yasir Shah fit but new surprise addition could still be made

Yasir Shah fit but new surprise addition could still be made

Yasir’s back! Great news for the Pakistani supporters! Yasir Shah is fully fit and back in training. The leg spinner is back in contention to start the second Test against England in Dubai, after successfully recovering from a back spasm which he picked up a day before the first game. The Pakistan manager had earlier proposed a callup for young […]

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Pakistan to get more spin options says Intikhab

Pakistan to get more spin options says Intikhab

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam is confident that Pakistan will have some major spin options available before the start of the second test match. With Yasir Shah getting injured just day before the first test match and Zafar Gohar’s arrival to UAE halted due to visa issues, Pakistan ended up playing with one spinner in the first […]

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Herath’s six wickets helps Srilanka enforce follow-on

Herath’s six wickets helps Srilanka enforce follow-on

Galle: Rangana Herath spins West Indies taking out six wickets as Srilanka enforces follow-on. West Indies were all out for 251 chasing down 484 in the first innings of the first test match. Herath strikes for Srilanka picking up 6 wickets in the first innings of the match against touring West Indies. The tourists were bowled out for 251 on […]

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Cook displayed a masterclass, Ian Bell

Cook displayed a masterclass, Ian Bell

Abu Dhabi: Ian Bell calls his captain’s performance as a masterclass against Pakistan. He states Cook as an inspiration for himself during his own struggles.  It is interesting to see how Cook started this year and where he stands now. The English captain is now the leading run scorer in the world in 2015. At the start of this year […]

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Adil Rashid, the worst test debutant for England

Adil Rashid, the worst test debutant for England

Abu Dhabi: Adil Rashid becomes the worst debutant in the history of cricket. He conceded 163 runs in the first innings against Pakistan without taking a wicket.  An unwanted record for Adil Rashid, as the bowler was hit for 163 runs in his first test innings. Adil is making his test debut in Abu Dhabi in the first test match […]

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Pakistan tops the chart with highest number of tons

Pakistan tops the chart with highest number of tons

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan cricket team achieves the highest number of test hundreds in a calendar year. Pakistan batsmen scored 26 tons in between the period from October 2014 to October 2015. In the last calendar year, Pakistan hits the top position with 26 tons scored by some different name in their batting line up. As much as 9 different batsmen […]

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