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Yasir Shah takes 200 test wickets, becomes fastest wicket taker

ABU DHABI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah Thursday became the fastest cricketer to take 200 Test wickets, breaking an 82-year-old record on the fourth day of...

Australia drop Paine, name Finch as ODI captain

SYDNEY: Australia have dropped Test skipper Tim Paine from their one-day squad for next month´s series against South Africa and named opening batsman Aaron...

T20: Pakistan beat Australia by 66 runs in 1st T20

ABU DHABI: Pakistan beat Australia by 66 runs in the first Twenty20 match at Abu Dhabi Cricket Ground in UAE on Wednesday. In the result...

Nasir Jamshed’s 10-year ban for spot-fixing upheld

LAHORE: An independent adjudicator on Monday upheld the 10-year ban on cricketer Nasir Jamshed for his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal that emerged during...

ICC responds to latest spot fixing allegations

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council said that it would investigate latest allegations of spot fixing against top cricketers. The statement by the sports body came...

Mohammad Abbas jumps to No. 3 in ICC Test bowlers ranking

DUBAI: Mohammad Abbas jumped 11 places to break into the top three in the latest ICC Test bowlers rankings. Taking just 10 Test matches to...

Selection committee announces T20 squad for upcoming series against Australia

LAHORE: The National Selection Committee headed by former Pakistan captain Inzamam ul Haq, after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur,...

T10 League sponsor Heera Gold’s chairperson arrested in India

HYDERABAD (India): Indian police have arrested Nowhera Shaikh, the Director of Heera Group of companies- engaged in mobilising investments through gold schemes- for allegedly...

Ahmed Shehzad included in PSL-4 draft

Opener is currently serving a four-month ban for failing dope test KARACHI: Opener Ahmed Shehzad has been included in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) pool...

Australia’s Usman Khawaja, Travis Head frustrate Pakistan victory charge

Dubai: Opener Usman Khawaja and Travis Head defied Pakistan with some solid batting to take Australia to 215-3 at lunch on the fifth and...