Alexa

'Final warning' for Pakistan cricketers in New Zealand

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The chief executive of the Pakistan Cricket Board has warned players on tour in New Zealand to obey COVID-19 protocols or the whole team risks being sent home. In a ...

Pakistan ready to host top cricketing nations in 2021

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — After nearly a decade of hosting no home test matches due to a terrorist attack on a rival team's bus in 2009, Pakistan says it's ready to welcome major cricketing nations l...

Shafiq, Amir and Malik dropped for tour of New Zealand

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan dropped test specialist Asad Shafiq on Wednesday for next month’s two-test series against New Zealand, and fast bowler Mohammad Amir and all-rounder Shoaib Malik were ignored...

Pakistan beats Zimbabwe by 8 wickets, sweeps T20 series

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan thumped Zimbabwe by eight wickets in Elton Chigumbura’s farewell international match and swept the Twenty20 series 3-0 on Tuesday. The 34-year-ol...

Ali, Qadir lift Pakistan to another big win over Zimbabwe

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Youngster Haider Ali and captain Babar Azam plundered half centuries as Pakistan crushed Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Sunday. ...

Captain Babar Azam leads Pakistan to big win over Zimbabwe

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Captain Babar Azam hit a fluent half century and spurred Pakistan to a six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in a Twenty20 international on Saturday. Azam made...

Zimbabwe confidence high after ODI win for Pakistan T20s

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Beating Pakistan at the end of the one-day international series has energized Zimbabwe for their Twenty20 series starting on Saturday. In a thrilling thir...

Zimbabwe wins toss, bats in 2nd ODI against Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Zimbabwe captain Chamu Chibhabha won the toss and elected to bat in the second one-day international against Pakistan on Sunday. Pakistan awarded ODI debu...

Pakistan wins toss, bats in 1st ODI against Zimbabwe

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to bat Friday in the series-opening one-day international against Zimbabwe at the Pindi Cricket Stadium. ...

Pakistan captain Babar aims to sweep Zimbabwe ODI series

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan captain Babar Azam has set their sights on sweeping Zimbabwe in the one-day international series that opens their World Cup Super League campaigns from Friday. ...

Chigumbura downplays Indian coach's absence on Pakistan tour

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Senior Zimbabwe batsman Elton Chigumbura on Wednesday downplayed the absence of his team’s Indian coach Lalchand Rajput, who was stopped from traveling for a limited-overs ...

Shafique in Pakistan squad for home series against Zimbabwe

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Uncapped 20-year-old batsman Abdullah Shafique was named in the Pakistan squad on Monday for the limited-overs home series against Zimbabwe as the selectors dropped experienced allrou...

Pakistan Cricket Board warns players to obey virus protocols

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistan Cricket Board warned players and team officials Friday to obey bio-secure protocols after nine cricketers and three team officials breached the rules during the on-going ...

Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir on plane for England cricket tour

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan fast bowler Musa Khan and under-19 captain Rohail Nazir will be among the 20 cricketers flying to England on Sunday for a tour whose dates are still to be confirmed due to th...

England tour during pandemic is a 'big risk' says PCB doctor

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistan Cricket Board medical official says the upcoming tour of England during the coronavirus pandemic is a “big risk” but one that is necessary to help the country get through t...