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  • T20 tri-series: Pakistan win against Australia

    Fakhar Zaman is in the "best form of his life" after the opener cracked a career-best 91 to help set up Pakistan's six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the Twenty20 tri-series

  • Fakhar Zaman: From village pariah to 'lord'

    Fakhar Zaman was once banned from playing cricket in his village and beaten by his brothers because he was simply too good -- but he has returned a hero after his starring role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy win.

  • Pakistan cricket's overhaul urged

    Pakistan face calls for a total overhaul after slumping to a "shameful defeat" against arch-rivals India at the Champions Trophy.

  • WI claim late wickets as Pak close on 172-3

    West Indies hit back with three wickets in the final hour after a 155-run opening stand as Pakistan reached stumps at 172 for three in reply to the home side’s first innings total of 312 on the second day of the second Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday.

  • Pakistan drops Kamran from Champions Trophy squad

    Pakistan' drops opener Kamran Akmal from the 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy.

  • Younis reaches 10,000 Test runs

    Younis Khan becomes the first Pakistani player to score 10,000 Test runs.

  • Mohammad Irfan suspended

    Pakistan on Tuesday charged and suspended giant fast bowler Mohammad Irfan over allegations of spot-fixing during a recent Twenty20 league, in a case that has so far ensnared three other current or former national stars.

  • Kiwis push Pakistan to the edge

    Neil Wagner and Trent Boult left Pakistan's second innings in tatters Saturday to put New Zealand in sight of a comprehensive first Test victory at the end of the third day in Christchurch.

  • Brathwaite leads Windies fightback

    Opener Kraigg Brathwaite needed five runs for a fighting hundred as he foiled Pakistan on the second day of the third and final Test in Sharjah on Monday.

  • Azhar hits a triple ton

    Pakistan declared their first innings at 579-3 after opener Azhar Ali knocked his maiden triple hundred on day two of the first day-night Test against West Indies in Dubai on Friday.

  • Pakistan thrash Eng in lone T20I

    Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif smashed England's bowlers all round Old Trafford as Pakistan ended their tour in style with a crushing nine-wicket win in Wednesday's lone Twenty20 international.

  • Ben Stokes

    Stokes, Bairstow see off Pakistan

    Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow both made fifties as England beat Pakistan by four wickets in the fourth one-day international at Headingley on Thursday.

  • Afridi steps down as Pakistan T20 captain

    Shahid Afridi announces to step down as Pakistan's T20 captain following his team's early exit from the World Twenty20 tournament in India.

  • Why Ramiz gets Bangladesh's goat

    Bangladesh was once part of Pakistan. They fought a war in 1971. Blood was spilt, the countries were divided. So when a Pakistani commentator disses them, or is seen to diss them, or even speaks in a way that could be misinterpreted as dissing them, all that history, all that angst, all those wronged-little-brother feelings come out.

  • Waqar Younis: Pakistan do not deserve to reach T20 semis

    Waqar Younis, head coach of Pakistan team is doubtful that his team is “good enough” to play in the World T20 semi-final, reports The Express Tribune.

  • Kiwis thru to semis

    New Zealand are through to the semis of ICC WT20 2016 after beating Pakistan by 22 runs at Mohali under the lights tonight.

  • Rejuvenated Pakistan out to test India

    India and Pakistan lock horns in the much anticipated Super Ten match of ICC World Twenty20 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

  • [WATCH] Soumya’s incredible catch stuns audience

    Bangladesh player Soumya Sarker takes an incredible catch in the Super Ten match...

  • Afridi's comments drew backlash in Pakistan

    Ace Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi’s suggestion that Pakistan national team feels more loved in India sparks controversy at home.

  • Who is favourite in new show of old rivalry?

    The marquee clash between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup is set to be a mouth-watering one as the teams do not play each other often enough in the international circuit thanks to the political tension between the two countries.

  • Pakistan spinner Yasir given doping ban

    Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is given a three-month ban after admitting to a doping offence.

  • Guptill, Williamson smash Pakistan with record stand

    Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill combine in a clinical display of poise and timing on their 171-run opening stand, the highest ever for T20Is, to chase Pakistan's 168.

  • The year of Bangladesh

    It was a year of many firsts for Bangladesh-- a World Cup quarter-final appearance, series wins over Pakistan, India and South Africa, and the unearthing of a bowling star.

  • I was told to cook chapatis: Reham

    Two weeks after Imran Khan's second marriage ended in a divorce in just 10 months, Reham has spoken out, claiming that she was told that she should be making chapatis in the kitchen and not to be seen outside.

  • Imran Khan

    Pakistan's Imran Khan and wife Reham Khan to divorce

    Imran Khan, head of Pakistan's opposition Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, and his wife Reham Khan files for divorce, 10 months after they wed.

  • Man who fired at Wasim Akram apologises

    The prime suspect involved in a road-rage shooting incident with former captain of Pakistan cricket team, Wasim Akram, has submitted a written apology to the cricket legend.

  • Pakistan to review Bangladesh cricket rout

    Pakistan cricket authorities says they would include the national team's shambolic whitewash against Bangladesh this year as part of a review to improve its performance.

  • Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim

    Why Mushy Why?

    Many cricket pundits and ex-players of Bangladesh believe Mushfiq's decision to bowl first at Mirpur was not correct, especially when you carry more spinners than fast bowlers in your rank.

  • Mohammad Shahid

    Bangladesh vs Pakistan 2nd Test (Day Four)

    See the best moments of the fourth day of the second test of the two-match series between Bangladesh and Pakistan at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.

  • Mominul Haque

    Mominul touches Sir Vivian Richards

    Mominul Haque equals the record of 50-plus scores in 11 consecutive test matches of Sir Vivian Richards during the fourth day of the 2nd test match against Pakistan at Mirpur Stadium.