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Misbah defends selection of Sharjeel Khan for T20s in Africa

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq defended the selection of Sharjeel Khan for next month’s Twenty20 internationals against South Africa and Zimbabwe despite questions about the leftha...

Pakistan T20 tournament marks return of fans in stadiums

Spectators will return to cricket stadiums in Pakistan for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began when the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League begins in the southern port city of K...

Pakistan hopes to carry test form into T20s against SAfrica

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan aims to capitalize on its 2-0 victory in the test series against South Africa when it takes on the Proteas in the three-match Twenty20 series that begins on Thursda...

Babar urges Pakistan to aim high after series win vs SAfrica

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — With a 2-0 series win over South Africa, Pakistan rose to No. 5 in the test rankings for the first time since 2017. Babar Azam believes the team should be...

Markram's century reduces SAfrica target to 151 in 2nd test

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Aiden Markram hit a defiant fifth-test century and narrowed South Africa's target to 151 runs on the last day of the second test against Pakistan on Monday. ...

Rizwan's 73no stretches Pakistan lead to 288 in 2nd test

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Mohammad Rizwan’s unbeaten half century stretched Pakistan's lead to 288 runs and further frustrate South Africa on the fourth day of the second cricket test on Sunday. ...

South Africa reaches 188-7 on day 3 of 2nd test vs Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Temba Bavuma fought a lone battle as Pakistan took three wickets and reduced South Africa to 188-7 at lunch on third day of the second cricket test on Saturday. ...

Pakistan slips to 229-7 in 2nd test against SAfrica

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — South Africa bounced back to claim four wickets as Pakistan moved to 229-7 at lunch on day 2 of the second test on Friday. Fast bowler Andrich Nortje (3-4...

Pakistan Super League allowed 20% capacity crowds

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Spectators will be allowed inside cricket stadiums in Pakistan this month for the first time in the coronavirus pandemic. The Pakistan Cricket Board said ...

Pakistan wins toss, will bat in 2nd test vs South Africa

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan captain Babar Azam has won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final test against South Africa on Thursday. Pakistan retained the playi...

Babar Azam hopes for dry wicket in 2nd test against SAfrica

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Babar Azam expects a repeat of the first test dry pitch when Pakistan takes on South Africa in the second test on Thursday. Babar, Pakistan's captain in h...

Pakistan coach warns against complacency in 2nd test vs SA

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq doesn’t want his team to get complacent ahead of this week’s second test match against South Africa. The home side fough...

Hafeez left out of Pakistan T20 squad to play South Africa

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has left out veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez from its Twenty20 squad for the series against South Africa because he would not meet the Pakistan Cricket Board's deadline for p...

Pakistan on track to win 1st test after spinning out SAfrica

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Spinners Nauman Ali and Yasir Shah shared nine wickets to dismiss South Africa for 245 in the second innings and set up a small target of 88 runs for Pakistan to win the first...

South Africa trails by 121 in 1st test against Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — South Africa started off confidently after Pakistan's lower order increased the first-innings lead to 158 runs on the third day of the first cricket test. No...