Posts tagged as: Twenty20

Women’s World Twenty20: England crush South Africa to reach final

KARACHI: England romped to their third Women’s World Twenty20 final after defeating South Africa by nine wickets in the semi-final, played at Dhaka. Set in to bat first, South Africa were terrible in running between the wickets as they were nowhere near a respectable total; posting only 101 in 19.5 overs. The only worthwhile contribution came […]

Women’s World Twenty20: ‘We must win our remaining matches’

KARACHI: It just took a few hours for Pakistan women to recuperate after an embarrassing defeat to South Africa, as they are looking to bounce back strongly for a place in the semi-finals, according to captain Sana Mir. Pakistan were handed a 44-run drubbing in their first Group A fixture, which was the result of a  […]

World Twenty20: Latif backs Babar’s induction in playing eleven

KARACHI:  Pakistan will be keen to bounce back in their second World Twenty20 (T20) match when they face Australia, after succumbing to a seven-wicket loss to India. Keeping the defeat in mind, former skipper and newly appointed chief selector Rashid Latif has called for the induction of left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar. Even though captain Mohammad […]

Irfan rues missing World Twenty20

KARACHI: Mohammad Irfan, the tallest cricketer to date, revealed that he has been left devastated after missing the ongoing World Twenty20 with a hip injury. The seven-foot, one-inch pacer said that after making his comeback in 2012, he had set the target of representing Pakistan in the World Twenty20 this year and the 2015 One-Day International […]

World Twenty20: Pakistan-bred Sharif to represent UAE

KARACHI:  Sharif Asadullah, a former first-class Pakistan cricketer, will appear in the World Twenty20 clad in the grey and black kit of the UAE. The 29-year-old pacer moved away from Pakistan in 2006 after making his first-class debut for Karachi, citing uncertainty over a secure future in the country as the reason. Eight years on, […]

World Twenty20: Hafeez happy to face India in opener

KARACHI: The crunch match of the ICC World Twenty20 between arch-rivals Pakistan and India on March 21 is already getting a lot of hype.  The game between the neighbouring countries is not just a pressure battle between the two teams but also for the fans of the respective teams. But for Pakistan’s T20 captain to start […]

Shahid Afridi eyes World Twenty20 trophy

KARACHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 will be the biggest event in the sport this year. Pakistan won the event four years ago and the team has a very good chance to reclaim the title in the forthcoming edition, according to former captain Shahid Afridi. In an interview with The Express Tribune, Pakistan’s celebrated […]

No sign of change in venue for World Twenty20

KARACHI: With Pakistan’s participation in the next year’s World Twenty20 Cup still in doldrums, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has given no indication of shifting the mega tournament from Bangladesh. A well-placed official told The Express Tribune that the ICC is not considering switching the venue and continues with its preparations to host the event in […]

Omar Associates earn Twenty20 plaudits

KARACHI: With the culmination of Ramazan, a month-long marathon of local Twenty20 tournaments came to an end with all the major cricket clubs and departments finally being able to draw breath after a gruelling schedule. For all these days, cricketers pushed themselves to the limit to do well with most of them fasting. Nevertheless, the players […]

Omar Associates earn Twenty20 plaudits

KARACHI: With the culmination of Ramazan, a month-long marathon of local Twenty20 tournaments came to an end with all the major cricket clubs and departments finally being able to draw breath after a gruelling schedule. For all these days, cricketers pushed themselves to the limit to do well with most of them fasting. Nevertheless, the players […]

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