IMRAN FARHAT

  • Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal dropped from West Indies tour probables June 22, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan selectors on Saturday decided to drop the senior trio of Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal and Imran Farhat from the probables list in the wake of team's failure in the Champions Trophy but at the same time recalled veterans Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan for West Indies tour. A...
  • ExPakistan players criticize team's early CT exit June 12, 2013

    Islamabad: Poor team selections are to blame for Pakistan's exit from the Champions Trophy group stage in England, say former internationals Sarfraz Nawaz and Rashid Latif. Nawaz, who helped Pakistan reach the World Cup semifinals in 1979 and 1983, and Latif, who reached the 1996 World Cup quarterfinals, targeted opening...
  • Pakistan beat South Africa on a canter in Champions Trophy warmup June 3, 2013

    London: Pakistan finetuned their preparations for the Champions Trophy with an emphatic sixwicket victory over South Africa at The Oval on Monday. MisbahulHaq's team put South Africa into bat and restricted the Proteas to 202 for 9 before chasing down the target with 4.3 overs remaining thanks to halfcenturies from...
  • 4th ODI: Farhat, Misbah help Pakistan win a thriller March 21, 2013

    Durban: A 153-run partnership between recalled opener Imran Farhat and captain Misbah-ul-Haq gave Pakistan a three-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-day international on Thursday, sending the series to a deciding game. Farhat made 93 and Misbah 80 to help the Pakistanis to 236 for 7 and past South...
  • Whatmore's future depends on ODI and T20 series: reports February 27, 2013

    Lahore: The forthcoming T20 and ODI series in South Africa could well decide the fate of the national team's Australian coach Dav Whatmore or lead to the axing of some senior players from the squad. The buzz within the PCB also indicates that already there is talk about the Chairman...
  • Indiscipline keeps Shehzad out of Asia Cup March 3, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan's exciting young opener Ahmad Shehzad just about missed out on selection for the upcoming Asia Cup, due to his poor disciplinary track record. Chief selector Iqbal Qasim said after announcing the team that Shahzad and Mohammad Sami, who had both performed outstandingly well in the Bangladesh Premier League, were...
  • Pakistan axe Malik and Farhat for Asia Cup March 3, 2012

    Islamabad: Former captain Shoaib Malik was among three players dropped as Pakistan's new selection committee made major changes on Saturday in naming a squad for this month's Asia Cup in Bangladesh. Malik, opening batsman Imran Farhat and wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal were all dropped as the selectors reacted to a 40 whitewash...
  • Strauss asks England to look beyond fixing row January 3, 2012

    London: England Test captain Andrew Strauss has insisted his side are prepared to play against Pakistan players named in the spotfixing trial that led to three cricketers being jailed. But the opening batsman warned that, despite the impact of the case, it was too soon to say that corruption had...
  • PCB stops participation in Bangla T20 league December 18, 2011

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has stopped its players from signing contracts with clubs in the Bangladesh Twenty20 Premier League, citing the upcoming Test series against England. Nine Pakistani players were reported to have finalised agreements with clubs in Bangladesh to play in the league that begins from December 26th. But a...
  • Pak beat Bangladesh in 2nd ODI to win series December 3, 2011

    Dhaka: Umar Gul took four wickets as Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 76 runs in the second oneday international on Saturday to take an unassailable 20 lead in the threematch series. Gul finished with 4 for 36 after Pakistan won the toss and scored 262 for 7 off 50 overs with Umar...
  • 3rd ODI: Pak hold nerve to beat SL by 21 runs November 18, 2011

    Dubai: Pakistani bowlers held their nerves to stop a threatening Sri Lankan team to win the third daynight international by 21 runs on Friday to take a 21 lead in the fivematch series. Umar Gul (348) bowled well in the final overs to make sure good work by spinners Saeed Ajmal...
  • 1st ODI: Afridi stars as Pakistan rout SL November 11, 2011

    Dubai: Legspinner Shahid Afridi capped an excellent return to international cricket with three wickets as Pakistan thumped Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the first daynight onedayer on Friday. Afridi took 327 in his first match since returning from a sixmonth exile, helping Pakistan dismiss Sri Lanka for a paltry 131...