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Miandad sees Test series as a comeback to form for Misbah ISLAMABAD: Legendary Batsman, Javed Miandad sees the Pakistan-Australia Test series as a comeback one for the skipper Misbah-ul-Haq saying Misbah should aim in winning the series and regain his lost form.Pakistan will play two Tests against Australia between October 22 and November 3, in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.Talking to APP, Miandad advised Misbah to not repeat mistakes in the Tests that were made in the ODI series saying defeating Aussies won't be easy as they have already gained confidence from the win in the ODI series and the Twenty-20 match.Miandad said Misbah needs to act bravely in his captaincy. "He should take brave decisions now," he said adding the absence of Saeed Ajmal is hurting Pakistan and I don't know who will take 20 wickets in Test matches.Miandad said our batsmen need to stick to the crease and at least score 50's. "The team's performance relies on the individual performance ...

Sana feels female players can be well-known if women cricket is televised ISLAMABAD: Pakistan female's team captain Sana Mir feels women cricket should be televised saying currently there are six of our players in the Top 20 ICC rankings but they are not well recognized.Sana Mir said the thing that bothers her is since having not any television coverage, female players are not well-known to the general public or to potential sponsors. "Most of the people know me because after the wins or loses, I am the ...
Pakistan A's victory a moral booster against Australia: Hafeez ISLAMABAD: All-rounder Pakistan cricket team Mohammad Hafeez has said that Pakistan A's win over Australia has given the Test side great confidence regarding upcoming series against Australia.Talking to a private news channel, Hafeez said that Pakistan A's victory over Australia on Saturday has instilled positively in his team ahead of the first Test starting on Wednesday.He said that Australia was bowled out for 185 which is a great sign for future bowling side of Pakistan."The ...
Watson back in Australia squad for SAfrica T20 SYDNEY: Ben Dunk was named Monday as wicketkeeper for Australia in their Twenty20 series against South Africa, while veteran Shane Watson returns from injury.Australia, captained by Aaron Finch, play three games against the Proteas starting on November 5 in Adelaide, with Dunk among a host of fresh faces in the 13-man squad.With regular wicket-keeper Brad Haddin among those still in the United Arab Emirates on Test duty against Pakistan when the T20 series begins, Dunk ...
Ajmal-less Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought DUBAI: Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia when they meet in the first of two Tests in Dubai from Wednesday but they are hobbled by the absence of spin king Saeed Ajmal.Ajmal, who has been suspended due to an illegal bowling action, has single-handedly ruled the dry and slow tracks of Pakistan's neutral venues in the United Arab Emirates, especially at Dubai where he has 37 wickets in six Tests, three of ...
Pakistan capable of toppling Aussies despite difficulties: Bari KARACHI: Pakistan team is capable of topping formidable Australian team despite their problems in one-day series and one-off T20 match, former Pakistan captain Wasim Bari said on Sunday.We got the problems in batting, bowling fielding. But Pakistan team had staged a grand comeback on many occasions and we are looking forward another, he told APP in an exclusive interview ahead of the first Test starting in Dubai from October 22.He said Test match is different ...
Pakistan recall Taufeeq Umar for Australia Tests KARACHI: Pakistan recalled experienced opener Taufeeq Umar on Saturday for the first Test of the two-match series against Australia starting next week. The 33-year-old, who played the last of his 43 Tests in Sri Lanka two years ago, is one of the four openers in the 16-man squad with fit-again Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shahzad likely to get into the final eleven for the first Test starting in Dubai from October 22. Pakistan, who announced ...


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