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Yasir becomes fastest cricketer to reach 100 Test wickets

Yasir becomes fastest cricketer to reach 100 Test wickets

KARACHI OCT 16(DNA): Pakistan’s leggie Yasir Shah became the fastest Asian Cricketer to reach 100 Test wickets on Sunday when he claimed the wicket of Miguel Cummins in Dubai. Yasir reached the milestone of 100 Test wickets in his 17th appearance, which makes him fastest from Asia to reach 100 wickets in Test career, surpassing India’s Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin, who reached 100 Test wickets in 18 Tests, had earlier wished Yasir Shah good luck ahead of the Dubai Test as the Pakistani spinner was eyeing to break the record ofRead More

England set Pakistan daunting 565-run target

Test squad selected for upcoming New Zealand tour

MANCHESTER: England on Monday set Pakistan a daunting target of 565 runs after home skipper Alastair Cook declared the second innings at 173 for 1 on day four of the second Test at Old Trafford in Manchester. Cook was 76 not out and vice-captain Joe Root 71 not out. It was the second time this match that England had gorged themselves on Pakistan’s attack, with opener Cook making 105 and Root a Test-best 254 in England’s first-innings 589 for eight declared. The second innings saw England’s two most experienced batsmenRead More