Tag: Pakistan

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Drawn Test Series Put Windies In A Spot Of Bother

The West Indies summer of international cricket came to a close disappointingly for the men in Maroon. The weather ruined their chances in the T-20 series against Pakistan with 3 of the 4 matches abandoned. Therefore, they lost to their Asian counterparts by a margin of 1-0. The team hoped to rebound by claiming the two-match test series at Sabina […]

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Fawad Alam Century Offers Pakistan Hope To Level West Indies Series

Fawad Alam dragged Pakistan past 300 with his fifth Test century before their bowlers made early inroads against West Indies on the third day of the Second Test in Kingston. After another delay, Pakistan resumed at 212-4 after the entire second day was lost due to rain and a sodden outfield and despite losing early wickets managed to get through […]

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Rain Left Windies vs. Pakistan Test Match In A Spot Of Bother

No ball was bowled on the second day of the second Test match between West Indies and Pakistan, as the weather had the last say in a game already filled with drama and suspension. The region in its hurricane season experienced a heavy downpour of rain on Saturday, and conditions in Jamaica, in particular, made it unsuitable for cricket. Pakistan […]

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Windies Name 17- Member Provisional Squad For Test Series Against Pakistan

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has announced a 17-member provisional squad for the Betway Test Series against Pakistan, starting on Thursday, August 12. The panel has recalled fast bowler Chemar Holder and middle-order batsman Shamarh Brooks. Holder made his Test debut in New Zealand last year but has not featured since then. Brooks last played in New Zealand and […]

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Pakistan vs. South Africa 1st Test Preview

Pakistan and South Africa are set to lock horns for the first test in Karachi on 26th January. South Africa will play a Test match on Pakistani soil after 14 years. Cricket has started to gradually revive in Pakistan as more cricketing nations are showing interest to tour Pakistan.  South Africa’s experienced batter, Faf du Plessis, is looking forward to the […]

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Darren Sammy Wants Pakistan To Experience Cricket At Home

Darren Julius Garvey Sammy, OBE, Windies cricketer, and a two time T20 World Cup-winning captain, is putting new meaning to the saying — “A prophet is not without honor, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.” The fact is Sammy has been honored not only in his home country Saint Lucia but […]

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An Opportunity For Cricket

The West Indies is currently in Pakistan to play three T-20 games, and the entire cricketing world is watching. Even though most of the star West Indian players including Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder and Captain Carlos Braithwaite pulled out of the tour, it is still a momentous occasion for International Cricket. The Cricket world is watching to see […]

COMMENTARY

Trump Plays Tit For Tat

Many analysts and former officials have argued that President Donald Trump’s threat to cut aid to the Palestinians and nuclear-armed ally Pakistan may do more harm than good in the long term.  One expert warned that such a move could drive impoverished refugees into the arms of extremists and further destabilize the Middle East. Meanwhile, the chairman of Pakistan’s Senate […]

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Jason Holder Aims To Move Up Windies Batting Order

West Indies captain and all-rounder Jason Holder said images of the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, as well as his dead grandfather, flashed through his mind after he scored his maiden Test and first-class century against England in 2015. Since then, Holder has shown time and again that he is no slouch with the bat in hand. Today, […]

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Bravo And Samuels Missing

Greetings and welcome to Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica, as West Indies and Pakistan get ready to face each other in the first of their 3- match Test series. The match marks the historic occasion of the 50th test to be played at Sabina Park and promises to be a battle royal as Pakistan seeks to break the winless drought […]