Adnan Akmal

  • Injured Adnan Akmal ruled out of Sri Lanka series January 3, 2014

    Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series against Sri Lanka after fracturing his index finger. Akmal was injured when he caught Sri Lankan opening batsman Kaushal Silva's shot in the last over of the third day of the first test on Thursday. The Pakistan...
  • Sarfraz Ahmed to replace Adnan Akmal for ODIs October 19, 2013

    Dubai: Wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed will replace Adnan Akmal in the limited overs squad as the Pakistan Cricket Board announced a 16member team for the fivematch oneday series against South Africa on Saturday. Opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez, who was dropped for the twoTest series after scoring just 102 runs in his last...
  • Adnan Akmal, Robin Peterson fined for Test match runin October 18, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Match referee David Boon has fined Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal and South Africa spinner Robin Peterson 50 per cent of their match fees for pushing each other during the first Test. The International Cricket Council says on Friday the players pleaded guilty to violating the code of conduct...
  • Younis double century turns course of first Test September 7, 2013

    Harare: Pakistan's most accomplished batsman Younis Khan completed an unbeaten double century on Friday to turn the course of the first Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club. At the close Zimbabwe, set 342 for victory when Pakistan declared their second innings closed at 419 for 9, were 13 for...
  • Akmal in doubt after fracturing finger July 9, 2012

    Pallekelle: Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal is in doubt for the remainder of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka with a hairline fracture to his left ring finger. Akmal was hit hard when he tried to play fast bowler Dilhara Fernando's short pitched delivery on Sunday and retired hurt. He...
  • 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 4-0 whitewash...
  • Ajmal also a challenge for wicketkeeper January 23, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal not only troubled England batsmen in last week's first Test — the offspinner also caused problems for his own wicketkeeper, Adnan Akmal. England struggled against Ajmal's variety of deliveries, particularly one that spins away from the righthanders and is called a 'doosra'. "It's a bit different and...
  • Haven't taken Kamran's place: Adnan Akmal January 21, 2012

    Karachi: Young wicketkeeper-batsman Adnan Akmal has no guilt pangs about having replaced his elder brother Kamran in the Pakistan's national team. "No there is no such feeling that I am taking his place in the team. Our family believes that whoever plays for Pakistan should give his best and contribute to...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan beat England by 10 wickets January 19, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan handed top-ranked England their first Test defeat in 13 months with a blowout 10-wicket victory inside three days on Thursday. Pakistan stubbornly extended their first innings in the morning to 338 for a lead of 146, then began before lunch dismantling England in their second innings for 160 inside...