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Pakistan drops to 6th in ICC Test ranking after shock defeat KARACHI: Pakistan slipped to 6th in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test ranking on Saturday after shocking 24-run defeat to lowly ranked Zimbabwe in the second Test in Harare.A historic win for Brendan Taylor's Zimbabwe team in ICC Test Ranking since May 2007 in the ninth place, ICC announced.The two-match series ended in stalemate with Zimbabwe finishing at 34 ratings points, ahead of 10th ranked Bangladesh.Zimbabwe had entered the series unranked and irrespective of the result of the series would have finished ninth on the table.Zimbabwe had pulled out of playing Test cricket in January 2006 and, since its return to the Test arena in August 2011 after a gap of five years, it had been unranked, having not played the requisite eight qualifying Tests to be part of the rankings table.In sharp contrast, Pakistan has conceded five ratings points and has dropped behind Australia and West Indies. Misbah-ul-Haq?s side ...

England level series after big-hitting late show CARDIFF, United Kingdom, Sept 14, 2013 (AFP) - England levelled the one-day series with Australia on Saturday thanks to a stunning late show from big hitters Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes in the fourth match in Cardiff.The dynamic young pair came together with their side appearing to be heading for another defeat and losing the series as well.England needed 84 runs from just over 11 overs when Ravi Bopara was out. But Buttler (65 not ...
Pakistan drops to 6th in ICC Test ranking after shock defeated KARACHI: Pakistan slipped to 6th in International Cricket Council (ICC) Test ranking on Saturday after shocking 24-run defeat to lowly ranked Zimbabwe in the second Test in Harare.A historic win for Brendan Taylor Zimbabwe team in ICC Test Ranking since May 2007 in the ninth place, ICC announced.The two-match series ended in stalemate with Zimbabwe finishing at 34 ratings points, ahead of 10th ranked Bangladesh.Zimbabwe had entered the series unranked and irrespective of the result ...
Pakistan loss to Zimbabwe is 'shameful', Ramiz says KARACHI: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and his players came under fire after losing the second test to Zimbabwe on Saturday and dropping to sixth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings."Misbah has given all he could to Pakistan cricket as captain. There is now a predictability and staleness in his captaincy and our brand of cricket," former captain Ramiz Raja said after the unexpected, 24-run defeat in Harare."This is the right time now to have a ...
Batting woes for Pakistan as Zimbabwe win HARARE: Pakistan's batting woes returned to haunt them as Zimbabwe pulled off a dramatic 24-run win to level the series on the fifth day of the second Test at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.Inexperienced Zimbabwe fast bowler Tendai Chatara took five for 61 as Pakistan were bowled out for 239 despite an unbeaten 79 by Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq."The batting is a bit of a worry," said Misbah, looking ahead to Pakistan's next Test series, ...
Bailey top scores as Australia struggle CARDIFF: George Bailey top scored with 87 as Australia struggled to make a competitive first innings total in the fourth one day international at Cardiff.The vice-captain passed 1000 runs in his 28th ODI and smashed three sixes off slow bowler James Tredwell. But the England slow bowler responded by taking three late wickets to help dismiss the tourists for just 227 off 48.2 overs.Bailey stood virtually alone in his defiance at SWALEC Stadium as his ...
Zimbabwe shock Pakistan in second Test HARARE: Fast bowler Tendai Chatara took five wickets as Zimbabwe pulled off a dramatic 24-run win on the fifth day of the second and final Test against Pakistan at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.Chatara's Test-best figures of five for 61 proved the crucial difference despite an unbeaten 79 by Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq.The two-match series finished tied at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first Test at the same venue by 221 runs.Resuming at 158 for ...

 



 
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