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Babar Azam stitches Ghilaf-e-Kaaba in Saudi Arabia

MAKKAH: Pakistan skipper Babar Azam got an opportunity to join the team of craftsmen who do embroidery work on Kiswa – the black cloth that covers Kabaa, the holiest place for Muslims. Babar Azam won the honour during his visit

Individual performance is nothing, victory comes from teamwork: Babar Azam

DHAKA: Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam has said that individual performance is nothing, victory comes from teamwork and we are determined to maintain the continuity of victory in Tests like T20. Addressing a pre-series virtual press conference in Dhaka,

Babar Azam admits he did not perform as per expectations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam has admitted that he did not perform as per expectations and admired the support of the Dhaka crowd in the stadium during the T20I series against Bangladesh. Babar said he is thrilled to

Babar Azam named captain of official ICC Team of the Tournament

DUBAI: Pakistani captain Babar Azam has been picked to lead players from six teams named in the Official ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Most Valuable Team of the Tournament. Players from champions Australia, runners-up New Zealand, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

My dream is to be the best cricketer in the world: Babar Azam

DUBAI: The captain of the national cricket team Babar Azam has said that becoming the best cricketer in the world has been his dream since his childhood. According to details, the captain of the national cricket team Babar Azam said

Babar Azam confident about Pakistan winning T20 World Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is confident to lift the T20 World Cup after kicking the event campaign by beating the arch rivals India in opening encounter.  During a virtual press conference, Babar said that the contest against India has

Babar Azam hints at leaving Karachi Kings before next PSL season

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam has hinted that he will leave Karachi Kings before the next season of the Pakistan Super League. National cricket team captain Babar Azam is currently part of the Karachi Kings and thanks to

2nd T20: Pakistan clinch seven-run win over West Indies

GUYANA: A half-century from Captain Babar Azam and skillful bowling from the bowlers guided Pakistan to a thrilling seven-run win over West Indies in the second T20I at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. The win means Pakistan lead the four-match

Babar Azam out of ICC’s top 10 Test Batsmen ranking

DUBAI: Pakistan captain Babar Azam has dropped out of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) top 10 Men’s Test Batting Rankings. South Africa’s Quinton de Kock has surpassed Babar Azam and entered the top ten list after top-scoring against the West

Babar Azam voted ICC Player of the Month for April

DUBAI: Pakistani captain Babar Azam has been voted as the ICC’s Men’s Player of the Month for April for his consistent and outstanding performances across all formats in the recently concluded series against South Africa. Babar’s match-winning 82-ball 94 in

Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman nominated for ICC Player of the Month

DUBAI: Pakistani captain Babar Azam and batsman Fakhar Zaman have been nominated for ICC Player of the Month Awards for April. The ICC announced the nominees for to recognise the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all

Babar Azam dethrones Kohli in ODI player’s rankings

DUBAI: Pakistan captain Babar Azam has ended Virat Kohli’s long reign at the top of ICC ODI Player Rankings, becoming only the fourth batsman from his country to attain number one position. The 26-year-old’s player of the match effort of

Babar Azam becomes 5th Pakistani captain to win debut Test series

KARACHI: Cricketer Babar Azam became the fifth Pakistani captain to win his debut Test series. Before Babar Azam, Saleem Malik, Javed Miandad, Mushtaq Mohammad, and Fazal Mahmood also won their debut Test series as captains. It may be recalled that

Babar Azam to miss second Test against NZ

LAHORE: Pakistan national team captain Babar Azam will miss the second Test against New Zealand, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed. Mohammad Rizwan will lead the side in his absence for the match commences at the Hagley Oval from

PCB Awards 2020: Babar Azam named Cricketer of the Year

KARACHI: Pakistan captain Babar Azam bagged the White-ball Cricketer of the Year award for his impressive performances at the PCB Awards 2020. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) unveiled nominations for at least 12 awards and including ten individual categories and

Pakistan Super League 2021 local players categories renewed

LAHORE: The category of local players for Pakistan Super League season 2021 has been renewed. The national cricket team has 13 players including captain Babar Azam, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Shadab Khan in the platinum list while Haris Rauf, Mohammad

Woman accusing Babar Azam failed to provide evidence, say police

LAHORE: Police have declared that a woman who levelled serious allegations against Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam did not provide concrete evidence to support her claims. The investigating officer (IO) probing the allegations submitted a report in the session’s

Babar Azam ruled out of New Zealand T20 series

AUCKLAND: Pakistan captain Babar Azam has been ruled out of New Zealand T20Is after suffering a fracture in his right thumb during Sunday morning’s practice session. According to a statement by the Pakistan Cricket Board, the batsman suffered the injury

Eighth Pakistani cricketer tests positive for COVID-19 in New Zealand

CHRISTCHURCH: An eighth member of Pakistan’s cricket squad has tested positive for COVID-19 as the team undergoes quarantine in Christchurch. New Zealand’s health department said there was one new confirmed case among the squad and a further two members were

Woman approaches court over accusation against Babar Azam

LAHORE: A woman who had raised allegations against Pakistani cricket team captain Babar Azam of sexual exploitation and violence has approached court. The woman identified as Humaiza Mukhtar has filed an application in a session court. Additional judge Nauman Muhammad

Facing the Kiwis

Despite the rising coronavirus fears, the national cricket team has departed for New Zealand for their T20I and ODI series. PSL hero Babar Azam is leading the Pakistani side to face the Kiwis. Prior to departure, he said there is

Pakistan announces 35-member squad for New Zealand tour

LAHORE: Pakistan has announced a 35-player squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand. The players, along with 20-member players support personnel, will depart for Lincoln on 23rd November where they will spend the mandatory 14-day quarantine period. The national

PCB plans to appoint Babar Azam as Test captain

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has planned to appoint Babar Azam as the Test captain. According to the sources, Babar Azam will lead the team in all three formats of the game till the next World Cup. Babar Azam’s

Babar Azam moves up to 3rd spot in ICC rankings

LAHORE: Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam has moved up to the third position in the new International Cricket Council rankings. It may be recalled that in the third ODI of the home series against Zimbabwe yesterday, Babar Azam had scored

Pakistan’s star Babar Azam turns 26 years old

LAHORE: Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam has turned 26 years old today. The 26-years old cricketer was born in Lahore on 15th October 1994.   #OnThisDay, A kid was born in Lahore who was destined to become the only batsman to

Babar Azam becomes leading T20 runs scorer this year

KARACHI: Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam has become the leading T20 runs scorer in 2020. According to details, Babar Azam surpassed English batsman Alex Hales as the highest T20 runs scorer in the ongoing calendar year. Recently, he played an

Dawid Malan overtakes Babar Azam in T20 ranking

LONDON: England’s cricketer Dawid Malan has displaced Pakistani batsman Babar Azam as the top-ranked batsman in T20 internationals. Twin half-centuries in the first two T20Is in Australia had helped Babar Azam consolidate his position at the top of the men’s

Babar Azam only batsman ranked among top-5 in all formats

SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan’s white-ball captain Babar Azam has regained his career-best fifth position in ICC’s Test rankings and became the only batsman in the world to be ranked among top-five across formats. Babar, who was at the 6th spot before the

Dhoni’s legacy will always be remembered: Babar Azam

DUBAI: Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam has paid tribute to former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has announced his retirement from international cricket. Babar Azam, who is ODI and T20 International captain now touring England, said on social media:

Babar Azam listed among top players with highest Test average

LONDON: Pakistan’s ODI and T20I skipper Babar Azam has been listed among the top players with highest average in Test matches. The 25-years-old batsman surpassed Australian cricketer Steve Smith and Indian player Virat Kohli by setting the record of highest