Fawad Alam

  • Shahid Afridi, Fawad Alam frontrunners for Pakistan T20 captaincy September 9, 2014

    Karachi: While Shahid Afridi and Fawad Alam have emerged as frontline candidates to be named as the national Twenty20 captain this week, confusion reigns on whether MisbahulHaq will be retained as skipper of the oneday squad. The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has not helped matters by...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 3rd ODI August 30, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat. Playing XIs: Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Akmal(w), MisbahulHaq(c), Fawad Alam, Sohaib Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Irfan. Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo...
  • 1st ODI: Maqsood, Fawad guide Pakistan home in tricky chase August 23, 2014

    Hambantota: Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam shared a recordbreaking partnership as they powered Pakistan to a fourwicket victory against Sri Lanka with one ball to spare in the first oneday international on Saturday. Maqsood made an unbeaten 89 off 73 balls and Alam scored 62 off 61 as Pakistan raced to...
  • Five Pakistan cricketers fined for participating in unauthorised T20 tournament May 16, 2014

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday fined five of its cricketers USD 5,000 each for participating in an unauthorized Twenty20 tournament in the United States. The PCB said fast bowler Wahab Riaz, allrounder Abdul Razzaq, middle order batsman Fawad Alam and opening batsmen Nasir Jamshed and Shahzeb Hasan all were...
  • Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets to win the Asia Cup 2014 March 8, 2014

    Mirpur: Sri Lanka on Saturday regained the Asia Cup trophy with a comfortable five-wicket victory over defending champions Pakistan, riding on Lasith Malinga's five-wicket haul and opener Lahiru Thirimanne's fluent century. Sri Lanka were clinical as they restricted Pakistan to a modest 260 for five and then overhauled the target with...
  • India out of Asia Cup after Pakistan beat Bangladesh March 4, 2014

    Mirpur: Pakistan on Tuesday pulled off a thrilling three-wicket victory over hosts Bangladesh to storm into the finals of the Asia Cup cricket tournament, completely knocking India out of the title race. Opener Ahmed Shehzad blasted a 123-ball 103 to set the foundation for a record chase but it was Shahid...
  • Pakistan association bans international players April 19, 2013

    Karachi: Karachi cricket chiefs on Friday banned three international players, Sohail Khan, Fawad Alam and Khalid Latif, for lack of discipline during a domestic Twenty20 tournament. Sohail, 29, is banned from playing for Karachi in any domestic match, and Alam and Latif for playing in Twenty20s. All three bans are...
  • PCB gives fourmonth contracts to six players November 29, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), in a first, has issued shortterm fourmonth contracts to six cricketers who were not included in the original list of players to be given central contracts earlier this year. A official in the board confirmed that pace bowlers Mohammad Talha, Mohammad Sami, Tabish Khan and...
  • Malik may get Pakistan ODI recall July 23, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan selectors are planning to recall some discarded batsmen, including Shoaib Malik, to strengthen the national team's batting line up, which they feel lacks firepower. Sources close to the national selectors said that in the first stage the selectors were planning to recall discarded opener Yasir Hameed, middle-order batsman Fawad...