They can cause us some problems, Rizwan wary of world-class New Zealand trio

Mohammad Rizwan said Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner can cause Pakistan some problems

Mohammad Rizwan: “If New Zealand have the luxury of fielding a world-class seam-bowling attack like [Trent] Boult, [Tim] Southee and Wagner, then our bowlers certainly have the capacity and firepower to create a lot of problems for their batsmen”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has admitted that the New Zealand pace trio of Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner could cause his side some problems during the upcoming Test series.

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He uses the conditions perfectly, Sarfraz Nawaz says Pakistan bowlers should watch and learn from New Zealand seamer

Sarfraz Nawaz said Tim Southee uses the conditions perfectly

Sarfraz Nawaz: “He always used the conditions perfectly as in the second T20, his ability to exploit Pakistan batsmen’s weaknesses was worth watching”

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Former seamer Sarfraz Nawaz said the Pakistan bowlers should watch and learn from New Zealand speedster Tim Southee.

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It was Southee, not Saudi Arabia, Akhtar bamboozled over why Pakistan newcomer was so scared

Shoaib Akhtar asked why Abdullah Shafique was so scared saying he was facing Tim Southee not Saudi Arabia

Shoaib Akhtar: “Abdullah Shafique was trying to play a pull shot with his head down. It was Tim Southee, not Saudi Arabia that you were so scared”

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Former Pakistan seamer Shoaib Akhtar has questioned why batsman Abdullah Shafique looked so scared during the second T20 International against New Zealand.

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Three New Zealand players pose a serious threat, Pakistan stand-in captain Shadab Khan says

Shadab Khan admitted that the New Zealand trio of Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Kyle Jamieson will pose a serious threat

Shadab Khan: “It won’t be easy to face the likes of Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Kyle Jamieson in the next games as they are experienced bowlers”

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Pakistan stand-in captain Shadab Khan admitted that Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Kyle Jamieson will pose a serious threat in the second T20 International.

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Australia vs New Zealand 1st Test Day 3: Burns, Labuschagne help Australia forge 417-run lead

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Joe Burns struck six boundaries during his knock of 53

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Australia opener Joe Burns and batsman Marnus Labuschagne scored 53 and 50 respectively to help their side forge a 417-run lead over New Zealand on the third day of the first Test in Perth.

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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd T20: De Grandhomme, Bruce put New Zealand 2-0 up

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Colin de Grandhomme hammered two boundaries and three sixes during his career-best knock of 59

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Colin de Grandhomme and Tom Bruce smashed 59 and 53 respectively to lead New Zealand to a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 International in Pallekele.

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