Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20: Pakistan triumph as cricket returns after six years

Ahmed hammered 12 boundaries and three sixes during his career-best innings of 83

Ahmed hammered 12 boundaries and three sixes during his career-best knock of 83

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With Pakistan hosting their first international cricket match since March 2009, openers Mukhtar Ahmed and Ahmed Shehzad gave the country something to cheer about as they smashed 83 and 55 respectively to lead their side to a five-wicket win over Zimbabwe in Lahore.

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Australia vs England 1st Test Day 1: Broad’s five-for leaves Australia reeling

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Broad registered his 11th five-wicket haul

England pace bowler Stuart Broad gave Australia five more reasons to despise him even more as he recorded a magnificent five-wicket haul to leave the baggy greens reeling at the end of the first day of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2nd Test: Zimbabwe record historic win against Pakistan

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Chatara’s heroics in the second innings snapped Zimbabwe’s 12-year winless streak

Zimbabwe’s last Test win came all the way back in 2001 against Bangladesh, but they managed to end their 12-year drought as they recorded a historic 24-run win over Pakistan to leave the Test series drawn at one game apiece.

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West Indies vs Pakistan 4th ODI: Pakistan secure ODI series victory despite Marlon Samuels’ century

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Samuels’ century was spoiled by Pakistan and the rain

The rain Gods must have been smiling down on Pakistan during the fourth ODI as they were able to secure an unassailable 2-1 series win over the West Indies, despite a valiant century by all-rounder Marlon Samuels.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: ODI series should count towards World Cup qualifications, says James Hopes

Hopes wants every ODI to count for something

Former Australia all-rounder James Hopes has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make ODI series count towards World Cup qualifications instead of having teams battle each other for absolutely nothing.

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