Pakistan star Babar Azam rises to career-high number six on ICC Test batting rankings

Babar Azam has risen to a career-high number six on the ICC batting rankings Pakistan cricket

Babar Azam has risen to a career-high number six on the ICC batting rankings

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Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has risen to a career-high number six on the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test batting rankings following his superb campaign in the two-Test series against Sri Lanka.

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Has Akmal hinted at what’s stopping him from becoming as good as Kohli?

Umar Akmal hints at what's stopping him from becoming as good as India captain Virat Kohli Pakistan cricket

Umar Akmal: “I am compared to Virat (Kohli), masha’Allah he is a big player. Can you tell me was he ever made to bat at number six?”

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Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal seems to have hinted that batting at number six is stopping him from becoming as good as India captain Virat Kohli.

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Why does Sohail not see Sarfraz as a top order batsman?

Aamir Sohail Sarfraz Ahmed shouldn't bat in the top order as he has got most of his runs at number six or seven Pakistan cricket

Aamir Sohail: “Sarfraz is ideally suited for six or seven and he has got runs at that position so why disturb him from his comfort zone”

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Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail feels that current skipper Sarfraz Ahmed shouldn’t be a top order batsman as he has enjoyed most of his success batting at six or seven.

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My behaviour directly resulted in Mickey Arthur getting fired, admits David Warner

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Warner will be watched over by senior members of the team

After weeks of silence and keeping out of the media limelight, Australia opening batsman David Warner has openly admitted that his poor behaviour directly resulted in Cricket Australia firing head coach Mickey Arthur.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: England are favourites to win both Ashes series this year, says Michael Vaughan

Vaughan sees nothing stopping England from beating Australia twice this year

Former England captain Michael Vaughan, who will forever be remembered for ending the country’s 18-year Ashes drought with a remarkable 2-1 victory over Australia in the 2005 Ashes series, believes that the baggy greens do not stand a chance in the back-to-back Ashes series this year as the England team are extremely strong in all departments and have shown that they are intent on keeping the urn. 

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has to step down as T20 captain, says Ramiz Raja

Raja believes Dhoni will hugely benefit if some of the pressure is taken off his shoulders

Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja believes India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni should give up the Twenty20 captaincy in order to allow an upcoming youngster to take his place and perhaps turn the team’s fortunes around.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: My money is on Joe Root to open the batting for England during their tour of New Zealand, says Michael Vaughan

Vaughan has absolutely no doubt that Root should be Cook’s opening partner

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has put his money on youngster Joe Root to open the batting for the national team throughout their tour of New Zealand.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Ian Healy lashes out at Matthew Wade over constant blunders behind the stumps

Some of Wade’s errors have proved to be extremely costly

Former Australia wicketkeeper Ian Healy has slammed Matthew Wade over his constant blunders behind the stumps during the Test summer and stated that his glovework was in dire need of improvement for the upcoming tour of India and back-to-back Ashes series.

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