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Sharjeel Khan hopes to show his batting excellence again Sharjeel Khan, after playing career best inning against Ireland is looking forward to repeat his batting show during the five match ODI series against England.While talking to local media, Sharjeel said that he preferred to play his natural game and that helped him post a big score against his name. "You can't say it was against a minor team, international cricket is never easy, no matter who your opponent is and anything you achieve in international cricket is always so important," he told to local media ahead of Pakistan's first ODI against England.Sharjeel smashed 152 off 85 balls not only to score Pakistan's third highest individual score in ODIs after Saeed Anwar and Imran Nazir, but also it was also the third fastest 150 in ODIs.When asked if he rued missing a double century, Sharjeel said that it wasn't on his mind and he did not take any pressure of ...

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Pakistan’s current ranking doesn’t show how good they are; claims English batsman England's Chris Woakes challenges to Pakistan in the upcoming ODI series and says that the current ranking of Pakistan team in ODIs is not a fair reflection of how good they are in the shorter formats of the game.Pakistan have just gone top of the ICC Test rankings and while writing in his column for Sky Sports, Chris Woakes said, who was the highest wicket taker in the recently concluded Test series, is hopeful that ...

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Ajmal, Harbhajan Singh to go head to head in London Pakistan’s off-spinner Saeed Ajmal and other side border Indian player Harbhajan Singh have been confirmed to play charity match in the Yorkshire Tea T20 on September 22 at The Kia Oval in Kennington, London.Harbhajan, who played for Surrey in 2005 and 2007, will join the Surrey All-Stars XI managed by Alec Stewart, while Ajmal will feature in the Cricket United XI side being managed by Michael Vaughan.On the list of current players like Jason Roy, ...

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England ready to go with three spinners against Pakistan England Captain Eoin Morgan has expressed that his team could take the unusual option of playing three spinners in their opening One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan at Southampton on Wednesday.As a result, Hampshire left-arm spinner Liam Dawson could make his ODI debut on his home ground along with off-spinner Moeen Ali and leg-break bowler Adil Rashid. “Having Liam Dawson brings the option of playing three spinners and that is something we might have to take ...

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Sethi promises bigger and better PSL final in Lahore International cricket stars could return to Pakistani soil next March, almost eight years after the 2009 incident as the ‘Pakistan Super League’ final is likely to be held on March 9, next year in Lahore. According to Najam Sethi, the chairman of the PSL and executive committee head of the Pakistan Cricket Board has asked the government of Punjab to start a process so that the PSL final can be held in Lahore."All systems being ...

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Misbah-ul-Haq should continue to play for Pakistan Pakistan reached on top of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings on Monday for the first ever time since the rankings were introduced in 2003, despite not having played Test cricket on home soil since 2009 is considered by many as nothing short of miracle.In an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, the legendary batsman Javed Miandad expressed his happiness at the news of Pakistan’s elevation to the No. 1 position in Test cricket, stating, “I am ...

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Number one test team Pakistan pursue ODI domination Pakistan one-day captain Azhar Ali has expressed that he wants to see the team take the form that had made them the world’s number one-ranked Test side into their one-day series against England."Confidence is very high and belief is there, obviously coming from the Test series, we had a very good couple of months here," Azhar told reporters at Southampton on Tuesday. "We take that confidence into the one-day internationals as well."Being number one is ...