Ahmed Shehzad

  • World T20: Pakistan stay alive in semis race by hammering Bangladesh March 30, 2014

    Mirpur: Talented opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a brilliant unbeaten hundred as Pakistan crushed hosts Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group 2 league encounter of the ICC World T20 to keep their semi-final hopes alive on Sunday. The result also eliminated Australia from the tournament and Pakistan and West Indies will...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 4 January 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: Ahmed Shehzad scored a maiden century but Pakistan toiled for runs in their bid for a series-levelling win against Sri Lanka. The 22-year-old right-hander made 147 in only his second Test as Pakistan scored 291 for 6...
  • 3rd Test: Herath triple strike leaves Pakistan at 291 for 6 January 18, 2014

    Sharjah: Opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad cashed in on a very flat pitch to hit a maiden Test century but Sri Lanka hit back through Rangana Herath's triple strike to restrict Pakistan to 291 for 6 in the decisive third Test on Saturday. Shehzad made 147 off 275 balls with 12 fours...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3 January 18, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Dilruwan Perera and captain Angelo Mathews just missed centuries before Sri Lanka declared their first innings at a strong 428 for 9 against Pakistan on the second day of the decisive third Test on Friday. Pakistan were 19...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Day 1 December 31, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mohammad Hafeez has replaced Azhar Ali as Pakistan opted to field against Sri Lanka in the first Test. Pakistan will be looking to maintain their impeccable recent record in the United Arab Emirates when they meet Sri Lanka in the first...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan set to challenge rusty Sri Lanka December 30, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan will be looking to maintain their impeccable recent record in the United Arab Emirates when they meet Sri Lanka in the first of the three-Test series from Tuesday. Pakistan have lost only one Test match out of 10 in the UAE since their home games were shifted to...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI December 28, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Return to form batsman Mohammad Hafeez said Pakistan's first-ever win in South Africa raised the confidence of the team which helped them beat Sri Lanka in the ongoing five-match series. Pakistan registered a thumping eight-wicket win in the fourth match in...
  • Shehzad fined 50 per cent of fee for pushing Dilshan December 23, 2013

    Dubai: Pakistani opener Ahmed Shehzad has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for pushing Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan during the third one-day game, the sport's governing body said on Monday. Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 113 runs on Sunday to go 2-1 up in the five-match series,...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI December 21, 2013

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Despite a narrow defeat, Sri Lanka will remain positive and high on confidence for Friday's second one-day international against Pakistan, vowed skipper Angelo Mathews. Pakistan clinched a hard-fought 11-run win in the first day-night international in Sharjah on Wednesday after Sri...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI in Sharjah December 19, 2013

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq have won the toss and opted to bat against Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Sharjah. Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the two sub-continent powerhouse, face each other in the first of the five-ODI series in...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Twenty20 in Dubai December 12, 2013

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez has won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 in Dubai. Sri Lanka and Pakistan will use their two-match series in Dubai starting on Wednesday to size each other up ahead...
  • 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...
  • Dale Steyn fined for offensive language against Pakistan November 25, 2013

    Cape Town: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has been fined for using offensive language in Friday's second Twenty20 against Pakistan. The International Cricket Council said on Sunday that Steyn was fined 10 percent of his match fee. Pakistan won the game at Newlands by six runs. Steyn was fined for swearing...
  • 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,...
  • Pakistan add three players for SA Tests October 10, 2013

    Sharjah, UAE: Pakistani selectors Thursday included openers Ahmed Shehzad and Shan Masood, and middle-order batsman Asad Shafiq in their final 15-man squad for the two-test series against South Africa starting next week. Shehzad and Masood scored attractive half-centuries in the drawn three-day side match for Pakistan A against South Africa which...
  • Shehzad stakes Pakistan Test claim in SA tour game October 10, 2013

    Sharjah: Opener Ahmed Shehzad brightened his chances for a Test place with a solid half-century as Pakistan A batsmen matched South Africans in the tour game here on Wednesday. The 21-year-old, vying for a place in the first of two Tests starting in Abu Dhabi from Monday, hit 66 in a...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe look to bounce back against Pakistan August 26, 2013

    Harare: After winning the Twenty20 series 2-0, Pakistan would like to carry on the same momentum in the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe starting here on Tuesday. Zimbabwe stand a chance in the 50-over format considering Pakistan's inconsistency in the one-dayers. The hosts would like to put up an improved performance...
  • 2nd T20: Shehzad, Hafeez guide Pakistan to 2-0 sweep August 24, 2013

    Harare: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez shared a 143-run partnership with Ahmed Shehzad and then took three crucial wickets to set up a 19-run win over Zimbabwe in the second Twenty20 international on Saturday, clinching a 2-0 series win for the tourists. Zimbabwe finished on 160 for 6 in 20 overs chasing...
  • Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd T20: As it happened August 24, 2013

    For ball-by-ball commentary of this match. Click Here... Toss and team news: Zimbabwe skipper Brendan Taylor has won the toss and elected to bowl. For Zimbabwe, Tinashe Panyangara replaces Tendai Chatara while Pakistan have also rested Mohammad Irfan and Saeed Ajmal. Asad Ali and Zulfiqar Babar take their places. Teams: Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza,...
  • 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...
  • PCB shields Ahmed Shehzad's T20 exclusion July 22, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has made it clear that young opener, Ahmed Shehzad, was not dropped from the national T20 team for the matches against Australia and the T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka due to any disciplinary reason. "There is no disciplinary issue with Shehzad's selection. Neither has the national...
  • Qasim defends Shehzad's axing from T20 squad July 22, 2012

    Lahore: Chief selector Iqbal Qasim has defended the axing of opener Ahmed Shehzad from the Pakistan squad for the Twenty20 Internationals against Australia and for the T20 World Cup, saying that the selectors had preferred a more experienced player to him. Shehzad's axing from the Twenty20 squad after he was recalled...