Former Pakistani cricketer Abdul Razzaq says he doesn't place Virat Kohli in same class as Sachin Tendulkar
Virat Kohli is a consistent batsman but he doesn't have the same class as the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, believes former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq.
Australia vs Pakistan: Visitors’ thrashing reveals gulf in class between pace batteries, Pakistan youngsters need to learn quickly from mistakes
While the Pakistan bowlers toiled throughout the series, their counterparts defied Ali’s logic by taking wickets in clumps. In Brisbane, the Australian fast bowlers halted Pakistan’s bright beginning by taking five wickets in 73 balls to change the momentum of the innings, the match and the series. In Adelaide, the quicks once again decimated the visitor’s top order by restricting them to 6-89 in 32 overs.
Australia vs Pakistan: Visitors' blend of young and experienced batting vs Aussies' formidable bowling attack to headline Test series
Three years ago, Pakistan was whitewashed 3-0. In the last 38 years with players such as Wasim Akram, Waqar, Saqlain, Misbah, Miandad and Younis at the helm they could only salvage one Test victory in Australia.
Australia vs Pakistan: 16-year-old schoolboy seamer Naseem Shah pitches up for unlikely Test debut at the Gabba
Pakistan's Naseem Shah, 16, could eclipse former home captain Ian Craig as the youngest Test debutant on Australian soil. Craig took the field as a 17-year-old against South Africa in 1953.
Australia vs Pakistan: Babar Azam is a classy player, haven't seen the best of him yet, says Ricky Ponting
Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is looking forward to seeing how Babar Azam performs in the upcoming Test series between Australia and Pakistan, adding that the world has not seen the best of Azam yet.
Australia vs Pakistan: Speedster Peter Siddle looking to perform well in domestic games for Test return
Fast bowler Peter Siddle believes that if he keeps on performing well in the domestic tournaments, he may don the white jersey for Australia again.
Australia pacer Pat Cummins says bagging No 1 spot in ICC Test rankings is 'a nice little nod to have'
Australia pacer Pat Cummins said that the number one spot in the ICC Test bowling rankings "does not change" what he tries to do on the field.
Australia vs Pakistan: Mitchell Starc will need to do something special to play first Test, says Ricky Ponting
Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting believes that Mitchell Starc will need to do something special to find a place in the playing XI for the upcoming first Test against Pakistan.
Australia vs Pakistan: Cameron Bancroft, Joe Burns back; Usman Khawaja, Marcus Harris axed for Pakistan Tests
Cameron Bancroft is one of three specialist openers for Australia, along with Joe Burns and David Warner, but is more likely to play down the order if selected for the two Tests starting in Brisbane next week, followed by a day-night clash in Adelaide.
Will Pucovski, 21, informed management of his decision during Australia A's three-day clash against Pakistan, which ended in a draw and was seen as a "bat-off" with at least two Test spots up for grabs.
Australia vs Pakistan: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq expecting 'good results' from his 'ambitious team' in Test series
Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq is expecting 'good results' from his 'ambitious team' when they take on Australia in a two-match Test series.