Azhar

Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Sports Desk   Right-handed batsman Azhar Ali moved one place up to the seventh position in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test batsmen’s rankings after Pakistan beat West Indies on Saturday to claim a historic series win in West Indies. Pakistan had never beaten West Indies in the Caribbean in a Test series but retired […]

Azhar falls as Pakistan chase daunting target of 370

Azhar falls as Pakistan chase daunting target of 370

ADELAIDE: Pakistan captain Azhar Ali was trapped lbw by Starc for a mere 6 runs, as Pakistan faced a daunting target of 370 in the fifth ODI against Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. David Warner blasted a career-best 179 and dominated Australia’s highest one-day partnership with fellow centurion Travis Head to power the hosts to 369 for […]

Azhar, Sarfraz in running for Test, ODI captaincy

Azhar, Sarfraz in running for Test, ODI captaincy

KARACHI: Pakistan’s senior batsman Azhar Ali is set to lose his ODI captaincy but will be appointed as captain of the Test team after the retirement of veteran Misbah-ul-Haq. Besides, chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised the PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan to appoint wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed as the captain of the ODI team for the tour […]

Azhar Ali declared fit, will lead fourth ODI in Sydney

Azhar Ali declared fit, will lead fourth ODI in Sydney

PERTH: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has been declared fit and will lead the team in the fourth ODI against Australia in Sydney. Azhar suffered a hamstring injury in the opening ODI in Brisbane and had to miss the second ODI at MCG. In his absence, veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez captained the side and top-scored to […]