YASIR SHAH

  • Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought 2 days ago

    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...
  • Australia's warm-up loss a boost for Pakistan: Waqar Younis 2 days ago

    Dubai: Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis believes Australia's 153-run defeat in a warm-up game has helped him find flaws in the opposition for the first Test starting on Wednesday in Dubai. "It's quite nice to see them lose," said Waqar of the Pakistan `A` team`s win in Sharjah in a four-day...
  • Pakistan include three uncapped players in Test squad against Australia 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan included three uncapped players on Saturday in their squad for the two-Test series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Batsman, Haris Sohail, pace bowler Imran Khan and leg spinner Yasir Shah were named in a squad trimmed down to 16. Sohail, a left-hander, scored a century in the...
  • Rookie spinner in Pakistan's preliminary squad for Australia Tests 1 week ago

    Karachi: Pakistan on Tuesday named uncapped legspinner Yasir Shah to replace the suspended Saeed Ajmal in their preliminary 19-man squad for the two Tests against Australia starting next week in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Shah, 28, was one of the leading wicket-takers in the domestic season last year, with...
  • PCB gives fourmonth contracts to six players November 29, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), in a first, has issued shortterm fourmonth contracts to six cricketers who were not included in the original list of players to be given central contracts earlier this year. A official in the board confirmed that pace bowlers Mohammad Talha, Mohammad Sami, Tabish Khan and...