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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Abid Ali score tons before Blessing Muzarabani fights back on Day 1 of 2nd Test
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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Abid Ali score tons before Blessing Muzarabani fights back on Day 1 of 2nd Test

Abid (118 not out) and Azhar (126) put on 236 for the second wicket before tall fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani brought Zimbabwe back into the match by taking three wickets with the second new ball.

Mohammad Hafeez to be offered higher category central contract by PCB
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Mohammad Hafeez to be offered higher category central contract by PCB

The 40-year-old was dropped from the list of centrally contracted players last year in May along with Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Amir but after he performed well the PCB was forced to offer him a short-term contract earlier this year.

Pakistan leg-spinner Zahid Mahmood did not travel to Zimbabwe due to travel anxiety, says PCB source
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Pakistan leg-spinner Zahid Mahmood did not travel to Zimbabwe due to travel anxiety, says PCB source

Zahid was to replace Shahdab Khan for the T20 series in Zimbabwe from April 21-25 after already being named in the squad for the two Tests.

Pakistan Cricket Board closes down Lahore offices after senior official tests positive for COVID-19
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Pakistan Cricket Board closes down Lahore offices after senior official tests positive for COVID-19

The PCB decided to adopt a safety-first approach soon after the official tested positive and asked its employees to work from home.

New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kyle Jamieson claims five-for as Kiwis bundle out visitors for 297 on Day 1 of second Test
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New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kyle Jamieson claims five-for as Kiwis bundle out visitors for 297 on Day 1 of second Test

Kyle Jamieson took a five-wicket haul as New Zealand bowled out Pakistan for 297, anchored by a sterling 93 from Azhar Ali on Day 1 of the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch.

'Dream has come true': Babar Azam delighted on being made Pakistan's Test captain, says will take advice from predecessors
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'Dream has come true': Babar Azam delighted on being made Pakistan's Test captain, says will take advice from predecessors

Babar Azam replaced Azhar Ali as Test captain, just one year after PCB appointed the senior batsman to lead the Test side in place of Sarfaraz Ahmed.

Babar Azam to replace under-pressure Azhar Ali as Pakistan's Test captain for two-match series in New Zealand
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Babar Azam to replace under-pressure Azhar Ali as Pakistan's Test captain for two-match series in New Zealand

Azhar was criticised following Pakistan's three-wicket defeat in England in August this year, losing the three-match series 1-0.

Pakistan limited-overs skipper Babar Azam set to take over Test leadership from Azhar Ali in New Zealand tour
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Pakistan limited-overs skipper Babar Azam set to take over Test leadership from Azhar Ali in New Zealand tour

The official announcement from the PCB however, is expected to be made during the squad announcement for the New Zealand tour

Wasim Akram backs Babar Azam to take over Pakistan's Test captaincy, calls white-ball skipper 'a good learner'
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Wasim Akram backs Babar Azam to take over Pakistan's Test captaincy, calls white-ball skipper 'a good learner'

Wasim Akram said that the experiment to make Misbah-ul-Haq the head coach and chief selector has not worked as Pakistan cricket has not seen any improvement in recent times.

Azhar Ali dismisses talk of losing Pakistan Test captaincy, says he'll comment only after official word from PCB
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Azhar Ali dismisses talk of losing Pakistan Test captaincy, says he'll comment only after official word from PCB

The veteran of 81 Tests was appointed Test captain last year in October and in May the PCB confirmed him as captain for the 2020/21 international season for Test matches.

Paksitan skipper Azhar Ali likely to be replaced ahead of New Zealand tour, claim reports
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Paksitan skipper Azhar Ali likely to be replaced ahead of New Zealand tour, claim reports

PCB CEO Wasim Khan told a television channel that a meeting could be held on 11 November to decide on Azhar's future and find a new chief selector as head coach, Misbah ul Haq, has relinquished the post.

PCB to review head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq's performance
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PCB to review head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq's performance

Misbah was named head coach and chief selector last year in October after the board released foreign coach Mickey Arthur and his support team.

Pakistan Cricket Board summons coach Misbah-ul-Haq and players after their meeting with PM Imran Khan
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Pakistan Cricket Board summons coach Misbah-ul-Haq and players after their meeting with PM Imran Khan

According to sources, PCB CEO Wasim Khan will meet with Azhar Ali, Muhammad Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq to convey the board's displeasure and unhappiness over their move to approach Imran Khan and speak out against a policy decision.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan defends decision to tweak cricketing structure in country, confident of its success after initial 'teething problems'
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan defends decision to tweak cricketing structure in country, confident of its success after initial 'teething problems'

The Pakistan Prime Minister said he wants to see Pakistan cricket belong where it should belong once its talent is properly groomed and there is a system to ensure only quality players come forward.

Zak Crawley shines, James Anderson reaches milestone as England seal series against Pakistan despite drawn third Test
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Zak Crawley shines, James Anderson reaches milestone as England seal series against Pakistan despite drawn third Test

Check out photos from the third England-Pakistan Test in Southampton as the hosts sealed a 1-0 series win.

From first to 600th, revisiting key milestone wickets in James Anderson's Test career
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From first to 600th, revisiting key milestone wickets in James Anderson's Test career

Firstpost brings you all key milestones in James Anderson's illustrious 17-year Test career, from his first wicket to his 600th.

England vs Pakistan: There was pressure but never thought of quitting as captain, says Azhar Ali
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England vs Pakistan: There was pressure but never thought of quitting as captain, says Azhar Ali

Azhar faced criticism for his run drought before scoring a hundred in the first innings of the third Test.

England vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali proud of his team despite series defeat against Joe Root and Co
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England vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali proud of his team despite series defeat against Joe Root and Co

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali insisted there were lots of positives for his side despite their 1-0 series loss to England.

England vs Pakistan: James Anderson enters 600-wicket club as hosts win series despite drawing last Test
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England vs Pakistan: James Anderson enters 600-wicket club as hosts win series despite drawing last Test

Anderson had been left just one wicket shy of 600 as a combination of poor catching, bad weather and determined Pakistan batting thwarted him on Monday.

Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd Test, Day 5 Cricket Match at Southampton: Hosts win series after draw
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Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd Test, Day 5 Cricket Match at Southampton: Hosts win series after draw

Check out the live scorecard of third Test match between England and Pakistan being played at Southampton.