Babar Azam

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Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to tour England in bio-secure environment

17 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to tour England in bio-secure environment

Pakistan are all set to tour England in July for playing three Tests and as many T20 Internationals.

Misbah-ul-Haq defends omitting senior cricketers from PCB's central contracts list

14 May 2020

Misbah-ul-Haq defends omitting senior cricketers from PCB's central contracts list

Pakistan's head coach-cum-chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has defended the axing of senior pacers Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali from the central contracts list.

PCB announces central contracts, Babar Azam named ODI captain

13 May 2020

PCB announces central contracts, Babar Azam named ODI captain

Top order batsman Babar Azam has been named the captain of Pakistan's ODI team.

Sarfaraz Ahmed set to be demoted in central contracts list

09 May 2020

Sarfaraz Ahmed set to be demoted in central contracts list

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to demote former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed in the central contracts list.

Pakistan shouldn't drop Mohammad Amir for T20 WC: Mickey Arthur

21 Apr 2020

Pakistan shouldn't drop Mohammad Amir for T20 WC: Mickey Arthur

Former Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes leaving out star bowler Mohammad Amir would plummet the team's chances to clinch the T20 World Cup title.

Babar has the potential to overtake Virat Kohli: Ramiz Raja

13 Apr 2020

Babar has the potential to overtake Virat Kohli: Ramiz Raja

Former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja made a big call when he said Babar Azam can beat Virat Kohli if he continues with his magnificent run.

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

09 Apr 2020

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev shot down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion to have an India-Pakistan series to raise funds which can help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Mohammad Yousuf heaps praise on Babar Azam

04 Apr 2020

Mohammad Yousuf heaps praise on Babar Azam

Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf stated that Babar Azam is the standout batsman in the country since his retirement.

T20I Rankings: Rahul retains second spot, Kohli slips to 10

17 Feb 2020

T20I Rankings: Rahul retains second spot, Kohli slips to 10

In the latest ICC T20I rankings for batsmen, Indian player KL Rahul retained his second spot, while skipper Virat Kohli slipped to number 10.

ICC Test Rankings: Babar Azam moves to career best fifth

11 Feb 2020

ICC Test Rankings: Babar Azam moves to career best fifth

Pakistan overcame Bangladesh in the first Test match by an innings and 44 runs.

Pakistan could play Day-Night Test against Bangladesh: Details here

10 Feb 2020

Pakistan could play Day-Night Test against Bangladesh: Details here

Hosts Pakistan came up with a commendable performance in the opening Test to tame visitors Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs, on Monday.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test: List of records broken

10 Feb 2020

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test: List of records broken

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs in the first Test.

1st Test, Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Records scripted by Babar Azam

08 Feb 2020

1st Test, Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Records scripted by Babar Azam

Pakistan took the impetus in the first Test match against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi.

ICC T20I Rankings: KL Rahul jumps to career-best second spot

03 Feb 2020

ICC T20I Rankings: KL Rahul jumps to career-best second spot

Following his all-round heroics against New Zealand, KL Rahul has climbed to the second spot in the latest ICC T20I Rankings for Batsmen.

Pakistan recall Ashraf, Asif for Rawalpindi Test: Details here

01 Feb 2020

Pakistan recall Ashraf, Asif for Rawalpindi Test: Details here

Pakistan are set to face Bangladesh in a two-match series, starting February 7.

2nd T20I, Pakistan beat Bangladesh: List of records broken

25 Jan 2020

2nd T20I, Pakistan beat Bangladesh: List of records broken

The Pakistan cricket team beat Bangladesh by nine wickets in the second T20I on Saturday in Lahore.

1st T20I, Pakistan beat Bangladesh: List of records broken

24 Jan 2020

1st T20I, Pakistan beat Bangladesh: List of records broken

Pakistan beat Bangladesh in the first T20I of the three-match series on Friday at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

23 Jan 2020

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Pakistan host Bangladesh in the first T20I of the three-match series, starting Friday.

ICC T20I Rankings: Kohli gains, Rahul maintains sixth spot

11 Jan 2020

ICC T20I Rankings: Kohli gains, Rahul maintains sixth spot

With the T20I series between India and Sri Lanka coming to an end on Friday, the ICC released the new set of rankings.

ICC Test Rankings: Marnus Labuschagne grabs career-best third place

08 Jan 2020

ICC Test Rankings: Marnus Labuschagne grabs career-best third place

Marnus Labuschagne has been grabbing the headlines in Test cricket for a while now.

Pakistan need to improve their performance in white-ball cricket: Misbah-ul-Haq

01 Jan 2020

Pakistan need to improve their performance in white-ball cricket: Misbah-ul-Haq

As Pakistan ended 2019 on a good note, beating Sri Lanka 1-0 in a two-Test series, head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has a new resolution for 2020.

Kohli finishes 2019 as number one Test batsman: Details here

30 Dec 2019

Kohli finishes 2019 as number one Test batsman: Details here

Indian skipper Virat Kohli finished 2019 on a high as he retained the top spot in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen.

ICC Test Rankings: Kohli retains top spot, Babar rises

24 Dec 2019

ICC Test Rankings: Kohli retains top spot, Babar rises

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli continued his lead in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen, which was released on Tuesday.

2019 cricket: Rohit tops ODI charts, Kohli shines across formats

23 Dec 2019

2019 cricket: Rohit tops ODI charts, Kohli shines across formats

India beat West Indies 2-1 in the three-match ODI series to end 2019 on a high.

Pakistan's Naseem Shah claims this superb record in Test cricket

23 Dec 2019

Pakistan's Naseem Shah claims this superb record in Test cricket

Pakistan's teenager Naseem Shah etched his name on the history books by becoming the youngest fast bowler in the history of cricket to register a five-for in Test cricket.

Pakistan equal Team India's unique record in Tests: Details here

22 Dec 2019

Pakistan equal Team India's unique record in Tests: Details here

The Pakistan cricket team dominated the second Test against Sri Lanka as they amassed 553/3 declared in their second innings.

ICC Test Rankings: Kohli retains top spot, Labuschagne shines

16 Dec 2019

ICC Test Rankings: Kohli retains top spot, Labuschagne shines

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has retained his position at the top of the ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

Pakistan's Abid Ali achieves this historic record: Details here

15 Dec 2019

Pakistan's Abid Ali achieves this historic record: Details here

Pakistan's Abid Ali achieved a historic feat in cricket after striking a ton in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

ICC T20I Rankings: Sensational Virat Kohli storms into top 10

12 Dec 2019

ICC T20I Rankings: Sensational Virat Kohli storms into top 10

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli stormed into the top 10 of the ICC T20I Rankings for Batsmen after leading from the front in his side's 2-1 series victory over West Indies.

Why is Ian Chappell furious with Steve Smith?

02 Dec 2019

Why is Ian Chappell furious with Steve Smith?

Former Australian cricketer Ian Chappell is unhappy with Steve Smith of late, especially during the ongoing second Test (Day-Night) against Pakistan in Adelaide.

Australia win Test series against Pakistan: Here're the key takeaways

02 Dec 2019

Australia win Test series against Pakistan: Here're the key takeaways

Australia overcame Pakistan by an innings and 48 runs to seal the Day-Night Test at the Adelaide Oval.

Warner scores triple century, wife praises him in unique way

02 Dec 2019

Warner scores triple century, wife praises him in unique way

Swashbuckling Australian opener David Warner sent cricket fans crazy with a blistering triple century in the second Test (Day-Night) against Pakistan in Adelaide on Saturday.

Day-Night Test, Australia beat Pakistan: Here are the records broken

02 Dec 2019

Day-Night Test, Australia beat Pakistan: Here are the records broken

The Australian cricket team beat Pakistan in the Day-Night Test at the Adelaide Oval to seal the series 2-0.

Yasir Shah shocks world with maiden Test century: Records scripted

01 Dec 2019

Yasir Shah shocks world with maiden Test century: Records scripted

Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah shocked the world, not with the ball, but with the bat, this time around.

Day-Night Test, Australia vs Pakistan: Preview, key battles and more

28 Nov 2019

Day-Night Test, Australia vs Pakistan: Preview, key battles and more

Australia are set to host Pakistan in a Day-Night Test match at the Adelaide Oval, starting Friday.

Smith punishes himself despite Australia's win over Pakistan. But why?

27 Nov 2019

Smith punishes himself despite Australia's win over Pakistan. But why?

Hosts Australia came up with a fine performance to defeat visitors Pakistan by an innings and five runs in the opening Test in Brisbane.

Indian cab-driver refuses fare, offered dinner by Pakistani cricketers

26 Nov 2019

Indian cab-driver refuses fare, offered dinner by Pakistani cricketers

Keeping the political differences aside, the Pakistani cricketers won the hearts of millions of Indians after they offered dinner to an Indian-origin cab-driver in Australia.

Why did Yasir Shah signal seven after dismissing Steve Smith?

24 Nov 2019

Why did Yasir Shah signal seven after dismissing Steve Smith?

Steve Smith, who made headlines during the Ashes 2019, is off to a shaky start at home, having been dismissed for a mere four in the opening Test against Pakistan in Brisbane.

1st Test, Australia beat Pakistan: Here are the records broken

24 Nov 2019

1st Test, Australia beat Pakistan: Here are the records broken

The Australian cricket team thrashed Pakistan by an innings and five runs to win the first Test match at the Gabba in Brisbane.

1st Test, Australia vs Pakistan: Preview, Dream11 and more

20 Nov 2019

1st Test, Australia vs Pakistan: Preview, Dream11 and more

Australia are set to take on Pakistan in the first Test of the two-match series, starting Thursday in Brisbane.