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Brooding Sarfraz Ahmed cuts loose to rediscover his groove

Sarfraz Ahmed hit seven fours, no sixes, played 129 balls, batted 195 minutes and gave zero craps in his innings of 94. That last stat is, you've guessed it, the most important one. See, Sarfraz Ahmed has not been a happy man. During the Asia Cup he ...

Dasun Shanaka sizes up higher responsibilities in Sri Lanka's batting order

With Angelo Mathews axed and Sri Lanka looking to firm up their top order for the World Cup, Dasun Shanaka has gone from being out of the side entirely a few months ago, to being saddled with some substantial and surprising batting responsibilities.

Pakistan recovers from 57-5 to score 282 vs Australia

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan recovered from 57-5 to post 282 and take two cheap Australia wickets on a compelling first day of the second cricket test on Tuesday. Nathan Lyon took four wickets in six deliveries to embarrass Pakistan in ...

Sarfraz happy to respond to criticism with innings of 94

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said he was happy that he responded to pressure from all sides with a brilliant 96 on Tuesday on the first day of the second Test against Australia. The 31-year-old added 147 runs for the sixth wicket with opener Fakhar Zaman ...

Zaman makes 94 on debut, Pakistan rallies to 204-6 at tea

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fakhar Zaman scored 94 on debut and helped Pakistan recover to 204-6 against Australia after Nathan Lyon took four wickets in six deliveries on the first day of the second test on Tuesday. Pakistan, which crashed to ...

Fakhar misses hundred in Pakistan's fightback

Abu Dhabi (AFP) - Opener Fakhar Zaman missed a hundred by six runs on his debut but still lead Pakistan's fightback on the first day of the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.