Abdur Rehman

  • Abdur Rehman barred after bowling three illegal full tosses March 4, 2014

    Mirpur: In a curious turn of events, Pakistan's leftarm spinner Abdur Rehman was on Tuesday barred from bowling after he delivered three consecutive beamers, leaving him with bizarre figures of 0-0-8-0 in the Asia Cup match against Bangladesh. Rehman failed to deliver a legal ball as he was taken off duty...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test, Day 5 January 20, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 round-up: Sri Lanka crawled to 133 for 5 for an overall lead of 220 runs as Pakistan pushed their bid to square the series on the fourth day of the third Test on Sunday. Sri Lanka lost the...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 4 September 13, 2013

    Click here for the live commentary from the second Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe built a 185-run lead by stumps on day three of the second Test having capitalised on a first-innings collapse by Pakistan, which was bowled out for 230 in nine frantic overs on...
  • Masakadza, Taylor hit fifties but Zimbabwe struggle on day 1 September 10, 2013

    Harare: Pakistan regained control of the second Test against Zimbabwe in the final session of the first day on Tuesday, breaking a 110-run stand between Hamilton Masakadza and captain Brendan Taylor and then reducing the host to 237 for 8 by stumps. Pakistan's late charge saw Zimbabwe slip rapidly from a...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan rout Zimbabwe by 221 runs September 7, 2013

    Harare: Pakistan removed nine Zimbabwe batsmen on the final morning to convincingly win the first Test by 221 runs as the host crumbled to 120 all out at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Spinners Saeed Ajmal and Abdur Rehman had four wickets each to rip the heart out of Zimbabwe's batting...
  • Pakistan: Christian protesters, police clash across country March 11, 2013

    LAHORE: Hundreds of Christians clashed with police across Pakistan on Sunday, a day after a Muslim mob burned dozens of homes owned by members of the minority religious group in retaliation for alleged insults against Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Christians are often the target of Pakistan's harsh blasphemy laws, which rights activists...
  • Pakistan spinner Rehman banned for 12 weeks October 3, 2012

    London: Pakistan left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman was handed a 12-week ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board after returning positive for recreational drug cannabis in a test conducted during an English county match in August. The ECB slapped the ban on Rehman, who play for Somerset in English County Championship,...
  • PCB withdraws Abdur Rehman from CLT20 October 2, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has withdrawn Abdur Rehman from the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in the wake of Test spinner failing a dope test in England. A PCB official said that Rehman has been withdrawn from the Sialkot Stallions squad that would represent Pakistan in the Champions League qualifying...
  • Abdur Rehman faces two-year doping ban October 2, 2012

    London: Pakistan spinner Abdur Rehman faces a two-year ban for failing a dope test in England. The 32-year-old left-arm spinner was representing Somerset in County cricket last month and is not part of the current World Twenty20 squad. According to the Pakistani media, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) informed...
  • 2nd ODI: Pak beat Australia by seven wickets September 1, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan opening batsman Nasir Jamshed smashed a brilliant 97 to help his team beat Australia by seven wickets in their second one-day international and level the series with on Friday. The left-handed Jamshed hit 11 fours and two sixes as Pakistan reached 249 for three in 43.4 overs after...
  • 3rd Test: Pakistan hit back after making 226 July 8, 2012

    Pallekele: Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan struck twice in one over as Sri Lanka struggled to 44 for 3 in the third Test on Sunday after Thisara Perera's four-wicket haul earlier helped to dismiss the tourists for 226. Khan trapped Dinesh Chandimal leg before wicket for 8 and two balls later...
  • England slump puts Strauss in trouble March 30, 2012

    Galle: England captain Andrew Strauss faces close scrutiny of his batting and leadership skills as he attempts to keep his spin-shattered team on top of the world Test rankings. England, who toppled India from the mantle with a memorable 4-0 whitewash on seaming wickets at home last year, have come...
  • Pakistan strong contenders for Asia Cup March 7, 2012

    Pakistan are a team which have an element of surprise around them and are known to turn the tide when cornered. A year ago, marred by the infamous spot-fixing scandal, it appeared Pakistan cricket's downfall had started. But their players showed their character and bounced back to script a series...
  • KP hits another ton as Eng clean sweep Pak February 22, 2012

    Dubai: Kevin Pietersen scored his second century in as many matches as England beat Pakistan by four wickets on Tuesday to sweep the one-day international series 4-0. Pietersen hit 130 off 153 balls, his highest ODI score, and he teamed up with Craig Kieswetter (43) for a 109-run partnership as England...
  • 'I used Teesra delivery in the Test series' February 7, 2012

    Karachi:Mystery surrounds the fate of the much hyped "Teesra" delivery, which Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal claimed he had specially developed for the Test series against England and has used it during matches. Pakistan won the three-match Test series 3-0 against the No. 1 Test side with Ajmal picking up the man-of-the-series...
  • Ali named in Pakistan one-day squad February 7, 2012

    Dubai: Azhar Ali has been rewarded for his brilliant batting in Pakistan's Test series sweep against England with a place in the middle order of Pakistan's one-day squad. Ali has played just one limited-overs international — against Ireland last year — but earned the selectors attention after scoring a career-best 157...
  • Clueless England in a spin February 6, 2012

    England have aspired to be the best Test team in the world for some time, but once they reached the top they suffered a severe bout of vertigo. The No. 1 ranked-Test team has been humiliated 3-0 in the UAE by a superb Pakistan bowling attack led, admirably, by Saeed...
  • Pakistan win third Test, sweep series February 6, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan recorded their first-ever whitewash against England on Monday after a 71-run victory in the third Test sealed a crushing 3-0 series win over the world's top-ranked team. England - chasing an imposing 324-run target - were dismissed for 252 on the fourth day of the final Test with fast...
  • Younis ton puts Pak in driver's seat February 4, 2012

    Dubai: Former captain Younis Khan scored the first century of the series and propelled Pakistan to 222-2 against England in the third and final Test on Saturday. Khan grafted an unbeaten 115 off 195 balls and youngster Azhar Ali was 75 not out off 246 deliveries as Pakistan finished the second...
  • Indians slip in Test rankings, Pakistan rise January 29, 2012

    Dubai: Sachin Tendulkar dropped out of the batting top-10 to be 13th, while pace spearhead Zaheer Khan slipped a spot to 10th in the bowling charts as India's misery in the Test series against Australia reflected in the latest ICC rankings, issued on Sunday. Outplayed 0-4 in the series that concluded...
  • England collapse gives Pakistan series win January 28, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Leftarm spinner Abdur Rehman led Pakistan to a crushing 72-run over England and a convincing victory in the series on Saturday, taking a career-best six wickets for 25 as the world's top-ranked Test side was embarrassingly skittled out for just 72 runs. Victory on the fourth day of the...
  • 2nd Test: Ajmal late strikes peg back England January 26, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal removed Alastair Cook for 94 and took two more late wickets to restrict England to 207-5 and ensure the second Test is poised at stumps on Thursday after the second day. Cook hit 10 boundaries in batting for nearly five hours and Jonathan Trott scored...
  • 2nd Test: Pak beat Ban by seven wickets December 21, 2011

    Dhaka: Pakistan just beat the fading light to win the second Test against Bangladesh by seven wickets on Wednesday and complete a 2-0 series sweep. Bangladesh lost their last five wickets for 22 runs in the afternoon session as they collapsed to 234 all out in their second innings, giving Pakistan...
  • Pakistan win first Test by innings, 184 runs December 12, 2011

    Chittagong: Pakistan spinner Abdur Rehman took four wickets while Saeed Ajmal and Aizaz Cheema chimed in with two each as the visitors efficiently and predictably completed victory over Bangladesh by an innings and 184 runs in the first Test. Needing 459 runs just to make Pakistan bat again, Bangladesh could only...
  • Capture Kashmiri, Omar by July: US warns Pak June 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The US getting tough on Pakistan. It has given the country a deadline till July to capture five most wanted al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists. Pakistani security forces have been asked to capture al-Zawahiri, Mullah Omar, Illyas Kashmiri, Sirajuddin Haqqani and Atia Abdur Rehman either in a unilateral or...