Visitors thrashed Pakistan

Few months after England’s world cup debacle their have been a resurgance of the one day side under the leadership of Eoin Morgan with the help of some pitiful Pakistani bowling which gave English batsmen the opportuninty to score big, Jason Roy’s maiden ODI century and Butler’s quickest century in English ODI history led them to a 3-1 series victory, Butler thrased Pakistani bowling attack all over the park which included eight sixes which is another English record. It was England highest total away from home. Continue reading “Visitors thrashed Pakistan”

Pakistan vs England: 1st ODI

The ODI series started with Younis Khan announcing his retirement from ODI’s which was kind of a bizzare decision because of the timing of the retirement and the fact Younis was just making his comeback in the team which decision was questioned by many critics that why in the first place he has been selected in the ODI format yet again after successive failures no doubt Younis is a Test legend but ODI isn’t the format where his numbers speaks for himself, I guess he just needed a guard of honour. Continue reading “Pakistan vs England: 1st ODI”

Pakistan v England, 3rd Test Sharjah

If 2010 was probably the lowest point in Pakistan’s cricket history, than climbing upto number 2 in the ICC Test ranking is the highest point in our Test cricket history and will be cherished for years to come without the home advantage and support of our home crowd it was all possible because of one man say what the critics and ex-players want to say about Misbah but this guy has achieved something none of them could ever imagined of he has brought stability and calmness in the team after the 2010 debacle which wrecked the team apart. He build a new team around him a blend of youngsters and veterans of Pakistani first class cricket. Continue reading “Pakistan v England, 3rd Test Sharjah”

Pakistan v England 2nd Test

Yasir Shah to Adil Rashid, out Caught by Babar the spin twin! Rashid had blocked it all day long but he chose the wrong ball to free his arms when only 6.3 overs were remaining in the day, Rashid and Wood almost took the match away from Pakistan what would have been a psychological defeat for Pakistan but in the final half hour of the day the spin twin delivered what was missing in the first test. Statistically survival was possible for England as they have done it in recent times a 143 overs survival against New Zealand in Auckland when Matt Prior’s hundred saved the match.  Continue reading “Pakistan v England 2nd Test”

Zimbabwe v Pakistan 2nd ODI

Unbelivable scenes were witnessed at Harare sports club absolutely unprofessional behavior by the umpires Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Jeremiah Matibiri to take the players off with the sun setting, the light only got worse, but after all it is a batting side decision weather to continue or not and in a situation where match was really favoring Pakistan, Shoaib Malik was more than willing to chase the target when the equation was 21 of 12 balls thanks to Malik who master minded the chase along with Aamer Yamin  which was looking rather slim when Pakistan slumped to 76 for 6.If the match would have continued Malik could have scored a century which would have been his 9th and he could also become the first Pakistani No. 5 centurion batsman in a run chase. Continue reading “Zimbabwe v Pakistan 2nd ODI”