JUNAID KHAN

  • Pakistan's Junaid Khan out of New Zealand series with injury October 31, 2014

    Pakistan will be without leading paceman, Junaid Khan for the series against New Zealand after he was advised to undergo another six weeks of rehabilitation following his knee injury. The 24-year-old left armer, who has been Pakistan's best fast bowler in recent months, had to return home from the United Arab...
  • Junaid's knee injury more serious than expected October 28, 2014

    Karachi: Left-arm Pakistan pacer Junaid Khan is facing the prospect of being sidelined from cricket for a while after it was revealed that his knee injury was more serious than initially diagnosed. Junaid was sent home from the UAE without playing any match of the ongoing series against Australia due to...
  • Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought October 21, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia when they meet in the first of two Tests in Dubai from Wednesday, but they are hobbled by the absence of their premier spinner Saeed Ajmal. Ajmal, who has been suspended due to an illegal bowling action, has single-handedly ruled the...
  • Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez and Junaid Khan out of Australia series October 8, 2014

    Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who was ruled out of the limited over series against Australia with a hand injury, will miss the subsequent Test series against the same opponents as well, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official said. Fast bowler Junaid Khan will also return home from the United Arab Emirates...
  • Saeed Ajmal to miss first two ODIs against Sri Lanka August 22, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's leading offspinner Saeed Ajmal is set to miss the first two oneday internationals against Sri Lanka as he has to fly to Brisbane to undergo tests on his bowling action. Saeed, 36, will head to Brisbane from Colombo on August 23 with his test scheduled the next day. The...
  • Junaid goes for scan after being hit by Prasad bouncer August 16, 2014

    Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan went for a precautionary checkup after being hit on the head while batting by a delivery from Sri Lanka paceman Dhammika Prasad during the third day of the second Test on Saturday. "Junaid was feeling dizzy after he came to the dressing room and we have...
  • 2nd Test: Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz put Pakistan in control on Day 1 August 14, 2014

    Colombo: Pacers Junaid Khan and Wahab Riaz shared seven wickets as Pakistan came back strong on the opening day of the second Test on Thursday, holding Sri Lanka to 261/8 at stumps. Khan returned with best figures of 4/69 and Riaz supported him well with 3/66. Riaz dismissed opener Upul Tharanga eight...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 5 August 10, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Roundup: Kumar Sangakkara smashed his 10th double century against reckless Pakistan as Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 533 for 9 for an overall lead of 82 runs on the fourth day of the first Test on...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 4 August 9, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 3 roundup: Kumar Sangakkara rose to fourth place in the list of centurymakers as he and the retiring Mahela Jayawardene plundered Pakistan's bowlers on the rainhit third day of the first Test in Galle. The hosts, who began the day...
  • Aamir Khan on son Junaid's career plans: He doesn't tell me anything April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan has no clue what his 21-year-old son Junaid plans to do in life. He says he doesn't "tell me anything". "We don't have any command on our kids. What will he do, when will he do, I have no idea. He doesn't tell me anything," Aamir...
  • 2nd Test: Resilient Sarfraz Ahmed takes Pakistan to 330/7, lead by 107 January 11, 2014

    Dubai: Sarfraz Ahmed frustrated Sri Lanka's bid to win the second Test inside four days by hitting his maiden Test halfcentury and steering Pakistan to 330 for 7 on Saturday, a lead of 107. The wicketkeeper made an unbeaten 70 off 123 balls with seven fours after he was flown in...
  • Angelo Mathews' century takes Sri Lanka out of danger January 3, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 roundup: Debutant fast bowler Bilawal Bhatti dismissed experienced duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in consecutive deliveries as Pakistan strengthened their hold on the first Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Leftarm paceman Junaid Khan...
  • 1st Test: Bilawal Bhatti and Junaid bowl Pakistan into strong position January 2, 2014

    Debutant fast bowler Bilawal Bhatti dismissed experienced duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in consecutive deliveries as Pakistan strengthened their hold on the first Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Leftarm paceman Junaid Khan also picked up opener Kaushal Silva for 81, caught behind, with the last delivery...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2 January 1, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 roundup: Pakistan took an early advantage after fast bowlers Junaid Khan and debutant Bilawal Bhatti bowled out Sri Lanka for 204 on Tuesday on the opening day of the first Test. Captain Angelo Mathews launched a counterattack by hitting...
  • 1st Test: Junaid's fivefor gives Pakistan control on Day 1 against SL December 31, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan took an early advantage after fast bowlers Junaid Khan and debutant Bilawal Bhatti bowled out Sri Lanka for 204 on Tuesday on the opening day of the first Test. Captain Angelo Mathews launched a counterattack by hitting 91 off 147 balls with 15 fours to give the total...
  • Reena has done great job with Junaid, Ira: Kiran Rao December 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who is a handson mom to her son Azad, is all praise for her husband Aamir Khan's exwife Reena's parenting skills. Aamir and Reena together have two children son Junaid and daughter Ira, with whom even Kiran shares an amicable relationship. "Reena is just wonderful and she...
  • 2nd ODI: Pakistan win maiden series in SA with onerun victory November 28, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: Pakistan held on for a thrilling onerun win in the second oneday international on Wednesday to beat South Africa in an ODI series for the first time, making their shortnotice tour an historic one. Pakistan defended their 262 in a rainshortened 45over game by the smallest of margins as...
  • 4th ODI: Steyn's fivefor provides SA series win over Pakistan November 8, 2013

    Junaid Khan came in for Wahab Riaz as South Africa captain AB de Villiers opted to bat against Pakistan in the fourth oneday match. Playing XI: Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Asad Shafiq, MisbahulHaq(c), Shahid Afridi, Umar Akmal(w), Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Irfan South Africa: Hashim Amla,...
  • 1st Test: Quick South African wickets put Pakistan on top on Day 3 October 16, 2013

    South Africa were in a serious pinch after Pakistan routed the top order and left the Proteas reeling at 72 for 4, still trailing by 121 runs in the second innings on day three of an absorbing first Test on Wednesday. Alviro Petersen was out for 17, fellow opener and captain...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 2, Harare September 11, 2013

    Click here for the live commentary from the 2nd Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan. Day 1 round-up: Zimbabwe at the end of first day's play were struggling at 237 for 8. After opting to bat they got off to a shaky start but half-centuries by Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor stabilised...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 1 September 10, 2013

    Click here for the live commentary from the 2nd Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan. After winning the first Test convincingly by 221 runs, Pakistan are overwhelming favourites to win the second and final Test against a Zimbabwe team that is fighting hard to focus on cricket amid a battle over payment...
  • 2nd ODI: Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe to draw level August 29, 2013

    Harare: Mohammad Hafeez hit an unbeaten century and Junaid Khan took 4 for 15 as Pakistan claimed a 90-run victory over Zimbabwe on Thursday in the second one-day international, taking the three-match series to a decider. Hafeez anchored Pakistan to 299 for 4 by hitting 136 off 130 balls with nine...
  • MisbahulHaq guides Pakistan to fourwicket win in fifth ODI July 25, 2013

    Gros Islet, St Lucia: Captain MisbahulHaq led Pakistan to a fourwicket victory over West Indies with yet another calm and composed halfcentury in the fifth and final oneday international on Wednesday to clinch the series 31. Misbah hit 63 off 93 balls with five fours and a six for his fourth...
  • Junaid is a bright boy, will support his decision: Kiran Rao June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao, busy promoting 'Ship of Theseus', says her husband Aamir Khan and his exwife Reena's son Junaid is a bright boy and she will support the youngster in his decision to join filmdom. "Junaid is now assisting Rajkumar Hirani in 'PK'. I don't know what are his plans,...
  • Junaid Khan says no to county offers to focus on Champions Trophy April 2, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan pace bowler Junaid Khan has turned down some attractive offers to play for English counties this summer as he wants to put all his energy in preparing well for the Champions Trophy, a tournament his side has never won. Junaid, who did extremely well in the ODIs in India...