LAHORE: Imtiaz Ahmed, who was a member of Pakistan’s first-ever Test team, died in a Lahore hospital Saturday after a brief illness, his family said. The 88-year-old Ahmed featured in Pakistan’s first Test played in Delhi against India in October 1952 and went on to play 41 matches as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Ahmed’s family confirmed his death. “He (Imtiaz) was suffering …
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced its Test and ODI Teams of the Year. Former Test stalwarts Rahul Dravid, Gary Kirsten and Kumar Sangakkara selected the sides based on players’ performances in the period from 14 September 2015 to 20 September 2016. England’s Alastair Cook has been named as captain of the ICC Test Team of the Year, …
LAHORE: All players of Pakistan’s Men and Women teams are safe in New Zealand after a powerful earthquake hit the country today. And the second good news for cricket fans is that first Test between New Zealand and Pakistan is set to go ahead in Christchurch this week despite the calamity. A New Zealand cricket spokesman has confirmed that the …
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