The mother of Pakistan cricketers Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Adnan Akmal passed away in Lahore on Friday. Wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal was in the field captaining Lahore Whites against Rawalpindi in the ongoing National T20 Cup in Multan when he was called back to the dressing room and given the news. After the departure of Kamran Akmal, Salman...

Former Pakistan cricketer Sharmeen Khan, who along with her sister Shaiza formed the first ever national women cricket team, passed away in Lahore. She was 46. Sharmeen breathed her last after battling with pneumonia, Shaiza Khan informed, adding that her sister had arrived in Pakistan from England only two days ago. Sharmeen Khan represented Pakistan in two Tests and...

The Pakistan cricket team will depart for South Africa tonight. The second Test will be played at Cape Town from January 3 to 7 next year, while the third and final match is in Johannesburg from January 11 to 15. Pakistan will also play five one-day internationals and three T20Is on the tour. Fast bowler Mohammad Amir has also...

Former Pakistan women captain Sana Mir’s leg-break delivery during the recently concluded Women’s World T20 has been voted as the 'Play of the Tournament' by the International Cricket Council. Pakistan won the game against Ireland by 38 runs. The 32-year-old took to Twitter to thank her fans and family for supporting her and women's cricket. Furthermore, great encouragement and opportunity...

Mohammad Hafeez has rejected the rumours surrounding his retirement from Test cricket, clarifying that he did not retire from Tests out of fear of facing South Africa's Dale Steyn in the upcoming tour. Hafeez said, “I retired from Test cricket because of personal reasons.” He added, “I have achieved many milestones in my career and now want to focus...

Will Somerville took two wickets off successive balls to bring New Zealand within sight of a series-clinching victory as Pakistan slumped to 55-5 in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Somerville dismissed Haris Sohail (9) with the third ball of his first over and then had Asad Shafiq caught off the next.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to field against the United Arab Emirates in their second match of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup on Friday. For Pakistan, Ghulam Mudassar replaces Sameen Gul in the playing eleven. A day earlier, the Pakistani emerging team started off the tournament on a victorious note, 225-run win against Hong Kong in the opening...

Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated leg-spinner Yasir Shah . The premier tweeted, “Congratulations to Yasir Shah who broke an 82 year old record held by an Australian & became the fastest bowler to reach the 200 test wickets' milestone in just 33 matches. Last week he had equalled my record of 14 wickets in a test match. Stellar performance”.

New Zealand resumed batting on day five of the third and final Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi. Williamson became Hasan Ali’s first victim of the day on Friday as Pakistan seek wickets. He scored 139 with Henry Nicholls(not out) as New Zealand reached 272-4 at stumps to swing the deciding test in their favour. The teams are tied...

The umpire's finger went up and Yasir Shah reached 200 wickets in just his 33rd Test, shattering Australia's Clarrie Grimmett's record of 36 Tests set against South Africa in 1936.  Yasir said that when I started playing cricket I never dreamt of this record and I didn't even think of ever playing for Pakistan, so having done this much...
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