Umar Gul

  • Unfit Gul ruled out of Pakistan squad, Younis returns for ODIs against Sri Lanka 09-07-2014 03:03 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan pacers Umar Gul and Mohammad Irfan have been ruled out of the Test and one-day series in Sri Lanka during August due to fitness problems while senior batsman Younis Khan makes a comeback to the ODI squad after March 2013. Chief selector Moin Khan said that both Gul...
  • Pakistan pacer Umar Gul suffers knee injury again 06-07-2014 08:39 PM

    Karachi: Injuries continued to hound seasoned Pakistan pacer Umar Gul as he is likely to have again aggravated his knee on which he had keyhole surgery last year in a bid to prolong his international career. Gul went off the fielding after bowling just two overs in the MCC versus...
  • Pacer Umar Gul hopes to get complete fitness 13-05-2014 06:13 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul hopes a month-long summer training camp will help him regain full fitness before the series against Sri Lanka starts in July. Gul underwent knee surgery in Australia last year and skipped the Champions Trophy and Test series against Zimbabwe, South Africa and Sri Lanka....
  • World T20: Pakistan stay alive in semis race by hammering Bangladesh 30-03-2014 07:14 PM

    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...
  • 2014 World Twenty20: Top five bowlers to watch out for 14-03-2014 01:38 PM

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20, featuring 16 teams, will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on the bowlers to watch out for during the tournament: Lasith Malinga, Sri Lanka Malinga has now played international cricket for almost 10 years but batsmen still struggle to read...
  • India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup: as it happened 02-03-2014 12:25 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Asia Cup is more about that elusive chance to witness one of the greatest sporting rivalries unfold on a cricket field. In that light, it won't be wrong to say that the tournament's show-stopper will make its entry...
  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka aim for win in Asia Cup opener 24-02-2014 04:15 PM

    Pakistan and Sri Lanka will cross swords once again when they take on each other in the opening encounter of Asia Cup 2014 on Tuesday. The two teams had recently played a five- match ODI series in UAE, which Pakistan won. As far as the Sri Lankan camp is concerned,...
  • Umar Gul released from Pakistan Test squad 02-01-2014 10:57 PM

    Karachi: Experienced pacer Umar Gul will return home from the United Arab Emirates after being released by the team management, Pakistan Cricket Board said on Thursday. Gul, who had a knee operation in May in Melbourne, was recalled to the national side for the last three ODIs against Sri Lanka...
  • Umar Gul is still not fit enough to return to Test cricket: Waqar 28-12-2013 10:05 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis feels that veteran pacer Umar Gul is still not fully fit to play in the Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Abu Dhabi from December 31st. "I don't think he (Gul) is ready to play in the Tests so soon after his knee...
  • 4th ODI: Another hundred for Hafeez as Pakistan win series 3-1 26-12-2013 12:04 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan to a robust eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka by smashing a third century of the series in the fourth one-day international on Wednesday, giving his side an unbeatable 3-1 lead in the series. Hafeez hit an unbeaten 113 off 119 balls with 12 fours...
  • Umar Gul rushes to UAE for last three ODIs 21-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday decided to rush pace bowler, Umar Gul to join the national side for the last three one-day matches against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates. "Umar Gul is being flown to Sharjah Sunday morning on the request of the team management," an...
  • Misbah concerned over death bowling in Sri Lanka series 21-12-2013 01:45 PM

    Sharjah: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq urged his bowlers to improve their death bowling in the third one-day against Sri Lanka in Sharjah on Sunday. Pakistan failed to defend a big 285-run target as Sri Lanka's batsmen benefited from sloppy end overs bowling to win the second one-day by two wickets...
  • Umar Gul fails fitness test at the NCA 10-12-2013 10:37 AM

    Karachi: Senior Pakistan paceman Umar Gul couldn't impress the national selectors in his comeback bid after he failed a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy on Monday. Gul, who last played for Pakistan in South Africa earlier this year, has undergone a knee surgery in Melbourne in May and...
  • Razzaq, Malik recalled for T20s against South Africa 05-11-2013 03:06 PM

    Karachi: Experienced Pakistan allrounders Abdul Razzaq and Shoaib Malik were on Tuesday recalled for the two T20 internationals against South Africa in Dubai. Razzaq, 33, returned to the side after he last played against Australia in the 2012 World T20 Cup in Sri Lanka and developed a rift with captain...
  • PCB confident of Umar Gul's comeback against SA 30-08-2013 10:05 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is confident that experienced pace bowler Umar Gul will make a comeback in the forthcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates that begins in mid October. "Gul has started training from at the national cricket academy which means he is now bowling...
  • Umar Gul needs at least a month to recover 27-07-2013 02:15 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul will require another four to six weeks to make a complete recovery from his knee surgery. Gul, 29, began the last phase of his rehabilitation program at the national cricket academy on Friday and said he was missing playing for the Pakistan team. "It...
  • I should be fit to bowl again around mid-July: Umar Gul 06-06-2013 11:51 PM

    Karachi: Experienced pacer Umar Gul, who recently underwent a knee surgery in Australia, says he is likely to be fit to bowl again by mid-July. "From what I have been told I should be fit to bowl again around mid July. I myself want to make a strong comeback to...
  • Gul's knee surgery in Australia successful 10-05-2013 12:04 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's most successful pace bowler in the current team, Umar Gul has had a successful knee surgery in Australia. An official source in the Pakistan Cricket Board said that Dr David Young, a well-known orthopaedic surgeon who has a lot of experience in treating sportsmen, had performed the surgery....
  • Umar Gul's surgery in Australia delayed due to visa problems 08-05-2013 12:04 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's experienced pace bowler, Umar Gul's departure for Australia to undergo surgery on his injured knee has been delayed due to visa problems. The delay in his departure for Australia has dimmed chances of Gul recovering in time for the tour to Zimbabwe in July. Sources close to the...
  • Pakistan keen to add Champions Trophy title to their kitty: Misbah 20-04-2013 11:15 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq has feels that his team has the potential to win the final edition of the ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England in June. Misbah said the upcoming Champions Trophy was very important tournament for the Pakistan team. "Since 2009 Pakistan has...
  • Pakistan's tour match ends in draw 28-01-2013 11:46 PM

    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...
  • Sarfraz, Gul revive Pak in tour game 27-01-2013 06:18 PM

    East London: Wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed and opening bowler Umar Gul spurred a strong showing by the touring Pakistani team on the second day of their four-day match against a South African Invitation XI at Buffalo Park on Saturday. Ahmed hit 93 and Gul made 49 as the tourists recovered from...