Junaid Khan

  • Saeed Ajmal to miss first two ODIs against Sri Lanka 6 hours 10 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's leading off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is set to miss the first two one-day 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 5 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • 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 half-century 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 ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: 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. Left-arm 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. Left-arm 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 ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 round-up: 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 counter-attack by hitting...
  • 1st Test: Junaid's five-for 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 counter-attack 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 hands-on mom to her son Azad, is all praise for her husband Aamir Khan's ex-wife 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 one-run victory November 28, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: Pakistan held on for a thrilling one-run win in the second one-day international on Wednesday to beat South Africa in an ODI series for the first time, making their short-notice tour an historic one. Pakistan defended their 262 in a rain-shortened 45-over game by the smallest of margins as...
  • 4th ODI: Steyn's five-for provides SA series win over Pakistan November 9, 2013

    Junaid Khan came in for Wahab Riaz as South Africa captain AB de Villiers opted to bat against Pakistan in the fourth one-day match. Playing XI: Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Asad Shafiq, Misbah-ul-Haq(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 12, 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...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq guides Pakistan to four-wicket win in fifth ODI July 25, 2013

    Gros Islet, St Lucia: Captain Misbah-ul-Haq led Pakistan to a four-wicket victory over West Indies with yet another calm and composed half-century in the fifth and final one-day international on Wednesday to clinch the series 3-1. 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 ex-wife 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...
  • Injury rules Pakistan's Junaid Khan out of second Test February 13, 2013

    Cape Town: Injured Pakistan seamer Junaid Khan has been ruled out of the second cricket Test against South Africa at Newlands starting on Thursday. Coach Dav Whatmore said the tourists were weighing up a replacement for the 24-year-old, who has failed to recover from a thigh injury sustained before Pakistan's...
  • Pakistan's tour match ends in draw November 17, 2013

    East London: The touring Pakistanis were held to a draw when bad light brought an early end to their four-day match against a South African Invitation XI at Buffalo Park on Monday. The Invitation XI, set 323 to win, were 190 for five in their second innings when the match was...
  • I knew Kohli would find it difficult to pick my length: Junaid Khan January 21, 2013

    Karachi: After dominating Virat Kohli in the ODI series against India last December, Pakistan's promising left-arm pacer, Junaid Khan says he knew the batsman would struggle to pick "my length". Kohli was dismissed by Junaid in all the three one-dayers. "Before the one-day series I remember Kohli and I came cross...
  • Junaid focused on doing well in South Africa November 17, 2013

    Karachi: He has already got three lucrative offers from English counties after his exploits in India recently but Pakistan's rising left-arm pacer, Junaid Khan, is currently only focused on making an impact in the Test series in South Africa. Before the national team's departure for South Africa today, Junaid said he...
  • Wasim told me to bowl in-swingers to Indian batsmen: Junaid January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The most impressive among the Pakistani pacers who made life difficult for Indian batsmen, Junaid Khan revealed that the legendary Wasim Akram's inputs about the host batsmen's "weaknesses" helped him get eight wickets in the just-concluded three-match ODI series. "I have been a bowler who has relied on bowling...
  • I am still fit to play Test cricket: Laxman January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Five months have passed since VVS Laxman bid adieu to international cricket but the stylish batsman feels he is still fit enough to play in the Test format. "May be in white flannel," the answer was predictable when Laxman, once the perennial troubleshooter of the Indian cricket team, was...