Younis Khan jumps to second position in ICC Test rankings

Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan jumped three places to reach the second spot in the latest ICC Test rankings that came out after the conclusion of the second Test between Pakistan and West Indies. Their 133 run win over West Indies helped Pakistan take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-Test series. Younis had missed […]

Immense Azhar dominates day one in Dubai

An eleventh career century from Azhar Ali left Pakistan well on top on day one of the 1st Test against the West Indies in Dubai as they reached 279/1 by the close of play. The right-hander shared a 215 run opening stand with Sami Aslam that seemed to sap the West Indies of any sort […]

Proteas complete historic whitewash over Australia

A sparkling century by Riley Rossouw helped South Africa complete a comprehensive 5-0 whitewash against Australia, the world’s top-ranked side, as they claimed a handsome 31-run win at Newlands.  Australia had been set a mammoth 328 at a ground where the highest ever chase was 258 and despite heroics from David Warner (172) they were […]

Gareth Batty aware of critics after England recall

Gareth Batty aware of critics after England recall

England spinner Gareth Batty is well aware of the opinions being shared about his recall to the Test side after over a decade out, but is confident he’ll be able to silence the critics on the tour to Bangladesh. Batty, at age 38, last played for England in 2005, but has been picked to face […]

South Africa call up Pretorius and Phehlukwayo

South Africa have named three new caps in Temba Bavuma, Dwaine Pretorius and Andile Phehlukwayo for the upcoming ODIs to be played against Ireland and Australia. Bavuma and Pretorius are only in line to play against Ireland while Phehlukwayo has been named in both squads. “Morne Morkel and Rilee Rossouw were not considered for selection […]

Ajinkya Rahane looking to stay in the now

Ajinkya Rahane looking to stay in the now

India are approaching a very busy time as they prepare to host 13 Tests in the coming months, leaving cricket fans with plenty to look forward to. One man who isn’t a fan of looking ahead, is India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, the middle-order batsman feels that too much anticipation can cloud the mind. Rahane told […]

Pakistan announce T20I squad against England

The Pakistan Cricket Board have announced a 13-man squad for the one-off T20I against England at Old Trafford next week. The squad will be captained by wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed, while Mohammad Rizwan has earned a recall after missing out on the World T20 in February and March. Uncapped Babar Azam and Ammad Butt could be […]

Mohammad Irfan to replace the injured Hafeez

Pakistan fast bowler, Mohammad Irfan, has been recalled to the ODI squad as a replacement for batsman Mohammad Hafeez, who has suffered a tour-ending calf strain. Irfan has expressed confidence in his own form and fitness and hopes to be named in the playing XI for the third ODI at Trent Bridge, where the tourists […]