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Welegedara lifts Sri Lanka after Younis's hundred

Sat, 05 Nov 2011 02:30 PM
Welegedara lifts Sri Lanka after Younis's hundred
Paceman Chanaka Welegedara took two wickets with the second new ball, including that of centurion Younis Khan, to give Sri Lanka the edge in the third Test against Pakistan at Sharjah stadium here on Saturday.


  • Sydney, Nov 11 : Australian batsman Steve Smith says his captain Michael Clarke may have misinterpreted his sledging with Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali during the second Test in Abu Dhabi as a friendly chat. Early in Pakistan's first innings, Clarke was clearly unimpressed with Smith, who was fielding..
  • Sydney, Nov 10 : Australian all-rounder Steve Smith has protested that he was trying to unsettle Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali when he copped a rocket from his skipper Michael Clarke for being too friendly in the recent Test series. Smith admitted he was surprised as anyone when he was told to zip it ..
  • New Delhi, Nov. 4: Pakistan batsmen Younus Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali have improved their rankings in the latest Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings, which were released on Tuesday following the conclusion of Abu Dhabi Test. Younus, who scored 213 and 46 in Pakistan's 356 runs victory, has cli..
  • Washington, Oct 31: Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke gave a telling off to his teammate Steve Smith during the opening day of the second Test against Pakistan after the batsman's friendly chat with their rival team's Azhar Ali. Clarke was clearly unhappy with Smith's friendly chat with..
  • Karachi, May 12: Pakistani Test cricketer Azhar Ali has said that Pakistan’s key to facing Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson, during their series later this year, would be to ensure that their concentration levels are at their peak and t..
  • Karachi, May 12: Pakistani cricketer Azhar Ali has revealed that he has never really given any thought about the Test captaincy for the national squad although he has been mentioned as a possible successor to Misbah-ul-Haq. Ali, who made his Test debut for Pakistan agains..
  • Karachi, Aug 29: Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali is aiming to play big knocks in the upcoming Test matches against Zimbabwe following their shocking opening day one-day international loss to the hosts. According to the Express Tribune, Pakistan has geared up for the series ag..
  • Islamabad, Mar 8: The Pakistani authorities are investigating complains of non-payment of taxes by country''s top cricketers including national team captain Misbahul Haq. According to a local newspaper, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said on Thursday stringent actions would ..
  • Lahore, July 14: The performance of young players like Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq and Junaid Khan shows that Pakistan’s future was secure despite losing the Test and ODI series against Sri Lanka, according to skipper Misbah-ul-Haq. Pakistan lost the five-match one-day s..
  • Pakistan's Azhar Ali smashed a second century in successive matches on Wednesday to leave the final Test against Sri Lanka poised for an intriguing finish.
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