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Recent Match Report – Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 3rd T20I 2021

Recent Match Report - Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 3rd T20I 2021

Report Zimbabwe had their moments in the decider but a middle-overs’ slowdown dashed their hopes Pakistan 165 for 3 (Rizwan 91*, Babar 52, Jongwe 3-37) beat Zimbabwe 141 for 7 (Madhevere 59, Marumani 35, Hasan 4-18, Rauf 2-34) by 24 runs Hasan Ali and Mohammad Hasnain saved Pakistan the blushes and secured them a T20I series win over Zimbabwe, who …

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Recent Match Report – Durham vs Derbyshire Group 1 2021

Recent Match Report - Durham vs Derbyshire Group 1 2021

Derbyshire 267 (Madsen 76, Hosein 63, Rushworth 6-58) and 10 for 0 need another 374 runs to beat Durham 475 (Bedingham 257, Burnham 75, Conners 5-83) and 175 for 2 dec (Lees 78*, Bedingham 53*) This feels like a game that Durham need to win. Nobody expected them to beat the champions, Essex, last week, but they came mightily close. …

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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test

The aggregate batting average on this Pallekele pitch can only be compared to the 1997 Test at the R Premadasa Stadium, in which Sri Lanka posted a world-record 952 for 6. After seeing his bowlers suffer for three days, Sachin Tendulkar called it unfit for Test cricket. Depending on how much more is scored in this contest, similar criticism awaits. …

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Australia selector ‘very concerned’ about Ashes build-up

Australia selector 'very concerned' about Ashes build-up

News Trevor Hohns knows that those players also involved in the T20 World Cup will get very little red-ball preparation Australia’s national selector Trevor Hohns has admitted to being “very concerned” about the lack of Test cricket the team will play ahead of the Ashes next season. With the tour of South Africa last month postponed, there will be a …

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Recent Match Report – Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2nd T20I 2021

Recent Match Report - Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2nd T20I 2021

Zimbabwe 118 for 9 (Kamunhukamwe 34, Hasnain 2-19) beat Pakistan 99 (Babar 41, Jongwe 4-18, Burl 2-21) by 19 runs Zimbabwe beat Pakistan for the first time in a T20I match in their 16th attempt, ending a nine-match losing streak in the process in Harare on Friday, while also winning their first T20I at home since beating India in 2016. …

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Babar Azam moves to second spot in ICC rankings for T20I batters

SA vs Pak - Babar Azam hails 'complete team effort' after Pakistan seal ODI and T20I double

News Fakhar Zaman jumps 17 slots, Mohammad Rizwan reaches 15th position Pakistan captain Babar Azam has moved up by a place to second spot in the ICC men’s rankings for T20I batters. Azam’s record-breaking 122 off 59 balls against South Africa in the third T20I saw him gain 47 points to displace Australia’s Aaron Finch from the second position. Azam …

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Recent Match Report – Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20I 2021

Recent Match Report - Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20I 2021

Report Zimbabwe fell 12 runs short of beating Pakistan in a T20I for the first time after being well-set in chase of 150 Pakistan 149 for 7 (Rizwan 82*, Madhevere 2-11, Jonwe 2-24) beat Zimbabwe 138 for 7 (Ervine 34, Qadir 3-29, Hasnain 2-27) by 11 runs Zimbabwe fell 12 runs short of beating Pakistan in a T20I for the …

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Zim vs Pak, 2021 – Misbah-ul-Haq open to trying out new faces but winning the series is priority

Pakistan vs South Africa - Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq 'prepared to drop spinners' if Pindi pitch unsuitable

News Head coach says he doesn’t want to give “gutsy” Zimbabwe a weak link to exploit After winning both ODI and T20I series against South Africa, Pakistan may find Zimbabwe a relatively weaker opponent, but head coach Misbah-ul-Haq stands guarded against complacency. On the eve of the first T20I in Harare, Misbah said he doesn’t want to give “gutsy” Zimbabwe …

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