ICC IT20 top batsman Babar Azam signs Somerset deal
The Dublin-born Morgan, 32, initially started his international career with Ireland and is set for a return to his homeland.
Pakistan came within an ace of making it through to the semi-final stage this summer, and probably would have done so were it not for a calamitous defeat to the West Indies in their opening match and a rained off fixture against Sri Lanka.
The West Indies were quick off the mark to announce their 2019 World Cup campaign taking only 22 overs to bowl Pakistan out for 105 at Trent Bridge. Wickets for bowlers Cottrell, Russell, Holder and Thomas proved vital for the Windies who were missing key bowlers Shannon Gabriel and Kemar Roach, both ruled out through […]
Every cricketer with a lengthy career will experience dips in form, but AB de Villiers appears to be battling more than a crisis of confidence in his batting. It is often said of the best players that their biggest opponent is themselves, but it is as if De Villiers, a cheerful, upbeat character previously, has […]
(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess An opening partnership of 284 by David Warner and Travis Head helped Australia to a 57-run win over Pakistan in the fifth one day international. The stand was the second highest opening partnership in ODI history, falling just two runs short of Sri Lanka’s record, set in 2006. Australia […]
Umar Gul has been recalled to Pakistan’s ODI squad, over a year after last playing 50-over cricket for his country. Gul, 32, last played an ODI for Pakistan in April 2015 and is one of four fast bowlers in the squad to face England and Ireland later this month. He did however play in the […]