How the six PSL franchises stack up and their likely first XIs

How the six PSL franchises stack up and their likely first XIs

The six franchises met in Lahore for the Pakistan Super League draft to pick their squad for the sixth edition of the tournament. Each side was given a window to retain a maximum of eight players. In total, each franchise must have a minimum of 16 players and can have another two. They break down as follows: three platinum players, …

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Peshawar Zalmi and Hasan Ali part ways as teams name retentions ahead of PSL 2021 draft

Peshawar Zalmi and Hasan Ali part ways as teams name retentions ahead of PSL 2021 draft

News Zalmi were also the only team to retain only five players, while every other team selected the maximum quota of eight Peshawar Zalmi have released Hasan Ali, their premier fast bowler – seemingly at his own request – to end a five-year-long relationship, and have retained only five players from their previous roster despite having the option to retain …

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Recent Match Report – Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Report Pakistan collapse in a heap against unrelenting pace and hostility New Zealand 659 for 6 dec (Williamson 238, Nicholls 157, Mitchell 102*) beat Pakistan 297 (Azhar 93, Jamieson 5-69) and 186 (Gohar 37, Jamieson 6-48) by an innings and 176 runs Ambushed by pace and hostility, Pakistan’s forgettable tour of New Zealand is over. A 2-0 series sweep for …

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Ireland could host Pakistan T20Is in England but Test opportunities remain limited

Ireland could host Pakistan T20Is in England but Test opportunities remain limited

Cricket Ireland is considering staging a home international series in England this summer, with a two-match T20I series against Pakistan the most likely option. Ireland have a packed home schedule in 2021 featuring 16 limited-overs fixtures. They will be unable to use one of their four home venues, with Clontarf unlikely to be ready to host international cricket after the …

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Recent Match Report – Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Stumps Pakistan 297 and 8 for 1 (Abid 7*, Abbas 1*, Jamieson 1-1) trail New Zealand 659 for 6 decl (Williamson 237, Nicholls 157, Mitchell 102*) by 354 runs It rained runs, much of them in boundaries, Kane Williamson’s class and dropped catches on a leaden Christchurch Tuesday. All of it meant more agony for Pakistan; perhaps thoughts of the …

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NZ vs Pak, 2nd Test

NZ vs Pak, 2nd Test

News Pakistan dropped more catches than they took, apart from leaking well over 50 extras On their way to a record partnership on the third day in Christchurch, Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls were dropped at least twice each, which helped them score a double-century and a century respectively, and demoralise Pakistan. Here are all the chances the Pakistan fielders …

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Recent Match Report – Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Stumps New Zealand 286 for 3 (Williamson 112*, Nicholls 89*) trail Pakistan 297 (Azhar 93, Jamieson 5-69) by 11 runs Kane Williamson now has a century in every Test he has played this summer. This includes scores of 251, 129, and the 112 not out on Monday. All this after going nine months without any first-class cricket. These mean the …

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Recent Match Report – Khyber vs Central PNJB Final 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Khyber vs Central PNJB Final 2020/21

Report He broke the record for most runs in a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy season Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 300 and 243 for 5 (Ghulam 104*, Israrullah 63, Maqsood 2-52) lead Central Punjab 257 (Akram 60, Salahuddin 60, Shah 4-73, Usman 3-32) by 286 runs After securing a first-innings lead of 43, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa extended it to 286 at the close of day three, …

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