Babar Azam

Babar Azam named as ICC Men's ODI Player of the Year

There were match-winning knocks, spell-binding stroke-play and memorable moments from a personal perspective and his team in 2022 as Pakistan skipper Babar Azam claimed the ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year Award for a second consecutive year.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Babar Azam ICC's Cricketer of the Year for 2022

It's hard to believe that Babar Azam even further elevated his game during 2022 as the inspirational skipper broke more individual records and ensured Pakistan's star continued to shine brightly.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Babar Azam named as ICC Men's ODI Player of the Year

There were match-winning knocks, spell-binding stroke-play and memorable moments from a personal perspective and his team in 2022 as Pakistan skipper Babar Azam claimed the ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year Award for a second consecutive year.

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Fake sexting tweet puts Babar Azam all over 'clown media'

Indian media is awash with articles on how Pakistan cricket captain Babar Azam was allegedly "sexting" another player's girlfriend. The problem: it's false news that originated in a "joke" tweet from a parody account.

January 7, 2023
January 7, 2023

Babar rues winless home season

Pakistan captain Babar Azam is dejected by the team's winless home season but refuses to blame players' injuries or unresponsive pitches for their lean run.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

Late blows boost New Zealand's victory hopes in Karachi

New Zealand set Pakistan a tricky target of 319 and then landed two late blows to boost their hopes of a series-clinching victory in the second test on Thursday.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Sodhi's best in vain as Pakistan salvage draw against NZ in 1st Test

Pakistan staved off a fifth consecutive defeat at home with a hard-fought draw in the first Test in Karachi Friday despite career-best bowling figures from New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi.

December 29, 2022
December 29, 2022

Pakistan fight to avoid defeat after Williamson double ton

Pakistan will need to bat-out the last day to avoid defeat in the first Test after New Zealand gained the upper hand Thursday through a masterly undefeated double-hundred by Kane Williamson in Karachi.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

Azam and Sarfaraz punish sloppy New Zealand in first Test

Babar Azam knocked a fighting hundred and the recalled Sarfaraz Ahmed hit a half century to guide Pakistan to a healthy 317-5 on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Karachi on Monday.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

England sense lead despite three Pakistan centurions in Rawalpindi

England found ways to take wickets and sensed a good lead despite hundreds from three Pakistan players on the third day of the opening Test in Rawalpindi Saturday.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

'Excited' Pakistan aim to use pace to dismantle England in final

Captain Babar Azam told his rejuvenated Pakistan side on Saturday to ride the wave of four consecutive victories and win the Twenty20 World Cup final.