Brisbane

‘Pak confident after pushing Aus close’

A strong fourth innings fightback that had nearly clinched a remarkable record run chase in the first Test loss to Australia in Brisbane had given Pakistan the confidence they needed for the rest of the series, captain Misbah-ul-haq has said.

January 1, 2017
January 1, 2017

Aus double up on spin

Australia have one eye on India and Pakistan could be contemplating life without their most successful captain Misbah-ul-Haq when the final 'dead' Test begins on Tuesday in Sydney.

December 25, 2016
December 25, 2016

‘Pak confident after pushing Aus close’

A strong fourth innings fightback that had nearly clinched a remarkable record run chase in the first Test loss to Australia in Brisbane had given Pakistan the confidence they needed for the rest of the series, captain Misbah-ul-haq has said.

December 23, 2016
December 23, 2016

Momentum with Pak against weary Aus bowlers

Pakistan say they have the momentum heading into the Boxing Day Melbourne Test after giving Australia a mighty fright during an epic run-chase in the opening clash of the series.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Aus head to Melbourne winners but not grinners

Australia head to Melbourne for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan with some festive cheer after winning the series opener in Brisbane but Steve Smith's side will not find many Christmas presents under the tree from local media.

December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016

Misbah hails Shafiq for fighting ton

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed Asad Shafiq's defiant century as among the "classiest" he had ever seen after the knock of 137 all but drove Pakistan to a famous victory over Australia in the first Test in Brisbane on Monday.

December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016

Aus prevent record chase to pip Pak

Australia prevented a world-record, 490-run chase by Pakistan on Friday to win a gripping first Test by just 39 runs and preserve their 28-year unbeaten streak at Brisbane's Gabba ground.

December 18, 2016
December 18, 2016

Younis, Azhar stonewall Aus as storm hits Gabba

Younis Khan and Azhar Ali batted through the first session as Pakistan stonewalled Australia's push for victory on the fourth day of the day-night first Test at the Gabba on Sunday.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

Wahab, Yasir deny rift after scuffle

Things got heated between Pakistan bowlers Yasir Shah and Wahab Riaz on the eve of the first Test against Australia but the pair have put to bed any ideas of a rift.

December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016

Arthur's Pak aim for Aus history

The Pakistan team, six years in the making and armed with insider knowledge from coach Mickey Arthur, are poised to make history in Australia, veteran skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said Wednesday.

September 23, 2016
September 23, 2016

Bowling actions of Arafat and Taskin found to be legal

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces that following remedial work and re-assessments, the bowling actions of Bangladesh’s Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed have been found to be legal. Taskin is likely to be included as the 14th member of the squad for the 3-match ODI series against Afghanistan.