AHMED SHEHZAD

  • Chop and change policy hurting Pakistan cricket: Wasim Akram 11 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram on Tuesday said the frequent dropping of players instead of disciplining or managing them was hurting Pakistan cricket. The pacer, who along with former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar participated in an interactive event at a school here, said he was yet to be approached by...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, One-off T20I April 24, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Pakistan have won the toss and have opted to bat against Bangladesh in one-off T20. Teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez,...
  • World Cup: Satisfactory performance before South Africa game, says Ahmed Shehzad March 4, 2015

    Napier: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad, Man-of-the-Match for his 93 against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a World Cup Pool B contest at the McLean Park on Wednesday, said he was satisfied with the way they performed ahead of their crucial encounter against South Africa on March 7. It was the...
  • Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad don't have Kohli's class: Mudassar Nazar February 27, 2015

    Perth: Pakistan cricket fraternity might rate Umar Akmal very highly but none among country's current batsmen can be "even distantly compared" with India's premier batsman Virat Kohli, feels former Pakistan all-rounder Mudassar Nazar. "Look there is a vast difference in pedigree of Virat and Akmal. Both Akmal and Ahmed Shahzad played...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan set new record for worst start to ODI innings February 21, 2015

    Christchurch: Pakistan set a new record for the worst start to a one-day international innings when they collapsed spectacularly to 1 for 4 against the West Indies after 3.1 overs in their Pool B match in Christchurch on Saturday. The International Cricket Council (ICC) posted a message on official Twitter account...
  • Pakistan fielding coach Luden quits over player misbehaviour: report February 18, 2015

    Pakistan's poor start to the World Cup got another jolt on Wednesday when the team's fielding coach and trainer Grant Luden quit after complaining of misbehaviour by three senior members of the team, Dawn reported on Wednesday, adding that Luden has already tendered his resignation. Report in the Pakistan daily added...
  • Ahmed Shehzad passes fitness test, ready for India tie February 14, 2015

    Adelaide: Ahmed Shehzad's tumultuous start to his international cricket career is about to move to another level. The 23-year-old Shehzad is set to start for Pakistan in their World Cup opener against archrival and defending champion India in Adelaide on Sunday, an encounter that local organizers say will attract the...
  • Love of country kept me going' after head injury, says Ahmed Shehzad February 9, 2015

    Dashing Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad said on Monday that his love for playing for his country kept him going after a head injury last year left him scared. The 23-year-old was hit by New Zealand seamer Corey Anderson's bouncer in the first Test in Abu Dhabi in November last year, barely...
  • We want to win World Cup for Peshawar school kids: Misbah-ul-Haq January 17, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan World Cup squad on Saturday interacted with the surviving children of the Army Public School carnage in Peshawar and also with their parents who were affected by the terrorist attacks on December 16. Soon after moving scenes were seen as the players shook hands with the injured children...
  • Pakistan will do well at World Cup: Ahmed Shehzad December 26, 2014

    Karachi, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad is of the firm belief that the national cricket team can do wonders at the 2015 ICC World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand Feb 14-Mar 29. The last time the World Cup was held in Australia, Pakistan turned out...
  • 3rd ODI: Pakistan crush New Zealand by 147 runs, lead series 2-1 December 14, 2014

    Stand-in captain Shahid Afridi's brilliant all-round performance carried Pakistan to an emphatic 147-run victory over New Zealand in the third one-day international on Sunday for a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. Afridi hit a rampant 55 off 26 balls after Ahmed Shehzad smashed 113 off 120 as Pakistan raised their...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI in Sharjah December 14, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Pakistan opted to bat against New Zealand in Sharjah Playing XIs: New Zealand: Anton Devcich, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (capt), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (wk), James Neesham, Nathan McCullum, Matt Henry, Mitchell McClenaghan Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez,...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board declares Ahmed Shehzad fit November 27, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has said that opener, Ahmed Shehzad has recovered from his head injury and will be considered for the one-day and T20 series against New Zealand starting next month. An official said that the medical panel of the board which includes senior manager medical, Dr Sohail Saleem...
  • Pakistan lose Ahmed Shehzad, Shoaib Maqsood to injuries November 22, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan have lost two of their young batsman, Ahmed Shehzad and Sohaib Maqsood, for the one-day series against New Zealand due to fitness issues. The Pakistan Cricket Board said on Saturday that Shehzad, who suffered a fracture of his right cheek bone during the first Test against New Zealand, has...
  • Ahmed Shehzad credits Grant Flower for Pakistan batters' turnaround November 13, 2014

    Karachi: After senior batsman Younis Khan, exciting young opener Ahmed Shehzad has also praised the team's Zimbabwean batting coach Grant Flower for raising the bar for Pakistani batsmen. Shehzad said Flower played a big role in the turnaround of batting form of the Pakistani batsmen, who have scored a plethora of...
  • Injured Shehzad ruled out of New Zealand Tests November 11, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad was Tuesday ruled out of the Test series against New Zealand, a day after suffering a minor skull fracture, team manager Moin Khan said. The 22-year-old, who made a career best 176 in Pakistan's first innings total of 566-3 declared, was hit by a bouncer...
  • Pakistan's Ahmed Shehzad fractures skull in first Test against NZ November 10, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad suffered a fractured skull after being hit by a bouncer during the second day of the first Test against New Zealand on Monday. Shehzad, 22, hit a wicket off New Zealand's seamer Corey Andeson. He scored a career-best 176 but was dismissed in the last...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 2 November 10, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Ahmed Shehzad hit a spirited unbeaten century and shared a record-breaking opening stand of 178 with Mohammad Hafeez to steer Pakistan to a commanding 269 for 1 at stumps on the first day of the first Test...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan dominate NZ on Day 1 with Shehzad ton November 9, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Ahmed Shehzad hit a spirited unbeaten century and shared a record-breaking opening stand of 178 with Mohammad Hafeez to steer Pakistan to a commanding 269 for 1 at stumps on the first day of the first Test against New Zealand on Sunday. Shehzad made the Black Caps pay heavily...
  • Pakistan name unchanged Test squad for New Zealand series November 6, 2014

    Karachi: Riding on a wave of success, Pakistan selectors on Thursday retained the 16-member squad that outplayed Australia recently, for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand. There were speculations that Hafeez might get the axe for the Tests against New Zealand as he struggled while opening against Australia, but chief...
  • 1st Test: Australia 59/4 on Day 4 chasing 438 set by Pakistan October 25, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling at 59 for 4 on Saturday at stumps on the fourth day of the first Test after Younis Khan smashed a record-breaking century to give his team a formidable lead of 437 runs. Australia still need 379 more runs to win after losing four...
  • 1st Test: Spinners shine as Pakistan take 189-run lead against Australia on Day 3 October 24, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out, and Azhar Ali, 16 not out, guided the home team to 38...
  • Pakistan include three uncapped players in Test squad against Australia October 18, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan included three uncapped players on Saturday in their squad for the two-Test series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Batsman, Haris Sohail, pace bowler Imran Khan and leg spinner Yasir Shah were named in a squad trimmed down to 16. Sohail, a left-hander, scored a century in the...
  • Ahmed Shehzad let off with reprimand for 'religious comments' September 12, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad has escaped strong disciplinary action for his controversial religious comments to Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka as the Board let him off with just a stern reprimand for violating a clause of his central contract. Sources in the PCB told PTI that before leaving for...
  • Pakistan say Ahmed Shehzad could be disciplined September 5, 2014

    The Pakistan Cricket Board says batsman Ahmed Shehzad has breached his central contract for making religious comments to Sri Lanka player Tillakaratne Dilshan and he could face disciplinary action. Chairman Shaharyar Khan says on Friday that Shehzah's contract clearly states "you will not be involved in any political or religious discussion...
  • PCB committee to look into Ahmed Shehzad's religious comments September 4, 2014

    The Pakistan Cricket Board has formed a threemember committee to look into Ahmed Shehzad's religious comments to Sri Lanka player Tillakaratne Dilshan after their oneday international. PCB director of international cricket operations Zakir Khan is heading the committee. Shehzad was caught on camera telling Dilshan "if you are a nonMuslim and you...
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  • Pakistan Cricket Board looking into ShehzadDilshan religious chat September 3, 2014

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board is investigating religious comments by batsman Ahmed Shehzad to Sri Lanka player Tillakaratne Dilshan after their oneday international last Saturday. While the players were walking back to the dressing room, Shehzad was caught on camera telling Dilshan "if you are a nonMuslim and you turn Muslim,...