Post Tagged with: "2015"

Aggressive New Zealand make 409 against Sri Lanka on Day 1

Aggressive New Zealand make 409 against Sri Lanka on Day 1

New Zealand 409 for 8 (Guptill 156, Williamson 88, McCullum 75) v Sri Lanka Lots of Positivity around the kiwi camp The two kiwi batsmen that had a horor show against Australia seemed to have rediscovered their form at a crucial time against Sri Lanka. Martin Guptil registered his 3rd Test century, which was also his 1st in almost 40 […]

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Yasir, Safraz and Younis in ICC Team of the Year

Yasir, Safraz and Younis in ICC Team of the Year

Pakistan trio in Test XI The ICC has named its Test and ODI teams of the year. Australian skipper Steve Smith and New Zealand paceman Trent Bould have been included in both squads, as a result of their super consistent performances in both formats over the last year. England skipper, Alastair Cook, who led his nation to a memorable Ashes […]

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Pakistan government gives permission for bilateral series

Pakistan government gives permission for bilateral series

1 hurdle down, 1 to go! As we all knew by now that the fate of the much awaited bilateral series between Pakistan and India lied in the hands of the respective governments. We now have some delightful news for both sets of fans, as the Pakistan government has given clearance and the series can very well go through according […]

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2015 becomes a profitable year for 6s

2015 becomes a profitable year for 6s

Lahore: 2015 is the year in which the highest numbers of sixes were hit in the history of ODI international. In total 1933 are hit so far this year and this number is now a world record. T20 has brought so many changes in international cricket. The effects of the shortest format are evident on both ODIs and test matches. […]

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Williamson jumps to 2nd in new ICC rankings, while AB stays top

Williamson jumps to 2nd in new ICC rankings, while AB stays top

Warner & Williamson getting there Kane Williamson, ever since his burst on the scene, has been one of the biggest breakout stars in history. His consistency is understandable with the class and sheer talent he possesses. After many many years, New Zealand cricket seemed to have found an absolute gem in Kane Williamson, who promises to one day cement his name […]

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Last life line for Younis

Last life line for Younis

Lahore: Former captain Younis Khan is presented his last life line to save his ODI career. Younis has been included in the ODI squad for the upcoming series against England but this could become his last as well. The uncertain becomes certain; Younis Khan gets a place in the ODI squad against England. The middle order batsman played his last […]

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Pakistan bag series 2-0, thanks to spinners dominance again

Pakistan bag series 2-0, thanks to spinners dominance again

Spinners massacre continues! It did take them until the final day, but the Pakistan spinners did manage to replicate the heroics of their performances in the second Test, after totally destroying the England batting lineup. As for England’s nightmare against spin, things are not looking pretty for their fans right now, who did expect a better show than the one […]

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India fall for 201, spinners choking SA

India fall for 201, spinners choking SA

It was a spinners affair The much awaited India vs South Africa Test series is finally underway, and the first day proved to be an absolute thriller. On a wicket, that looked strange for the spinners, the batsmen were left unsure of what mentality to adapt. The ball would spin, and it wont spin? Yes, it was a day of […]

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Afghanistan whitewash Zimbabwe in T20 series

Afghanistan whitewash Zimbabwe in T20 series

Afghans make history twice! Afghanistan have made history yet again, after completing a 2-0 T20 series victory, after outlasting the Zimbabwe men in the second T20 game at Queens Sports Club. Zimbabwe made a pretty decent total for the Afghans to chase, after registering a massive 190 runs in 20 overs. However, Afghanistan opener Usman Ghani’s and all-rounder Gulbadin Naib’s heroics […]

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Shahzad’s 80 helps Afghanistan level series

Shahzad’s 80 helps Afghanistan level series

Super Shahzad makes it 2-2 Afghanistan’s tour of Zimbabwe continues to be an absolute thriller. The visitors Afghanistan have leveled the series with a stunning 4th game victory against hosts Zimbabwe, thanks to Mohammad Shahzad’s awesome knock of 80. While Mohammad Shahzad was at it, the Afghan boys looked pretty comfortable chasing a 184 Zimbabwe target. But the Zimbabwe slow […]

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