Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan drop Hafeez, Yasir

    Lahore : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors on Tuesday dropped seasoned campaigners Mohammed Hafeez and Yasir Shah from the Sarfraz Ahmed-led 16 member squad for the Asia Cup, to be played in the United Arab Emirates from September 15.

  • Kuldeep Yadav can challenge Yasir, says Shane Warne

    New Delhi : Legendary Shane Warne believes that young Indian spin sensation Kuldeep Yadav could challenge Pakistan’s Yasir Shah as the best leg-spinner in world cricket.

  • Jamaica Test: Yasir’s six-fer spins Pak to victory over Windies

    Jamaica : Yasir Shah led from the front and scalped a six-wicket haul as Pakistan registered a seven-wicket win over West Indies in the opening Test of the three-match series at the Sabina Park here on Wednesday.

  • Pakistan target historic 9-0 rout of West Indies

    Johannesburg : Having already won the three-match Test series, Pakistan would aim to complete a historic 9-0 rout of the West Indies when the two teams meet in the final match in Sharjah starting from Sunday.

  • Pakistan end Bravo vigil to regain command

    Dubai : Pakistan removed the obdurate Darren Bravo late on the third day of the first day-night Test to reinvigorate their cause after a dogged West Indies batting display in Dubai.

  • Yasir Shah does it again for Pakistan

    London : Yasir Shah took five wickets as Pakistan marked the country’s Independence Day with a 10-wicket win over England in the fourth Test at The Oval on Sunday.

  • Ashwin

    Ashwin back as No.1 Test bowler, Kohli rises to 12th in batting rankings

    Dubai: Star Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s match-winning seven-wicket haul in the first Test against the West Indies helped him regain the No.1 spot among bowlers in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released here on Tuesday.

  • India must win big against West Indies

    Dubai : Top-ranked Australia and second-ranked India will have to complete comprehensive wins in their upcoming away Test series against Sri Lanka and the West Indies, respectively, to not lose crucial points in the ICC team rankings.

  • Pakistan in command

    Lead by 281 runs against England by end of Day 3

  • Yasir, not Amir, put Eng under pressure

    London : Yasir Shah became the first leg-spinner in 20 years to take a five-wicket haul in a Test innings at Lord’s to leave Pakistan well-placed at stumps on Friday’s second day of their series opener with England.

  • Pakistan spinner Yasir takes Warne’s advice before England tour

    Lahore: Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah on Sunday admitted he has been getting advice from legendary Australian tweaker Shane Warne ahead of the Pakistan cricket team’s tour of England. Warne enjoyed great success in English conditions during his playing days and Yasir is looking to tap into a little bit of his knowledge. “I have watched his (Warne’s) videos and also had a chat with him on telephone because he has an excellent

  • Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah banned for 3 months: ICC

    Dubai : Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after pleading guilty for a failed dope test last year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) stated on Sunday.

  • Yasir Shah given three-month ban over doping breach

    Karachi: Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been handed a three-month suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after being tested positive for a banned substance in December.The 29-year-old was provisionally suspended by the ICC on December 27 after the `A` sample he had provided in an in-competition test, which was conducted on 13 November 2015, was found to contain the presence of chlortalidone, a Prohibited Substance which appears in Section 5 of

  • Pakistan to appeal against suspension of Yasir Shah

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is set to appeal against the ICC-imposed provisional suspension of leg-spinner Yasir Shah for failing a dope test last November in the series against England.

  • Yasir banned over doping breach by ICC

    Dubai : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced that Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been provisionally suspended after being charged with violating rules under the sport’s anti-doping code. According to the ICC, the sample Yasir provided in an in-competition test, was found to contain the presence of chlortalidone, a Prohibited Substance which appears in Section 5 of the World Anti Doping Agency’s (WADA) prohibited list. “In accordance with the ICC anti-doping code, pending

  • Yasir Shah says Shane Warne’s advice helped him rattle England

    Karachi : Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has revealed that spin legend Shane Warne’s useful tips helped him dismantle England batting line-up and clinched the three-match Test series 2-0 in the United Arab Emirates. The 29-year-old, who was adjudged as the Man-of-the-Series, said that former Australian spinner gave him some really useful tips regarding the run-up and using the crease, the Dawn reported. Ahead of the third Test in Sharjah, Warne had visited and held

  • Shane Warne

    Warne wants to practice bowling with Yasir

    Johannesburg: Australian great Shane Warne has said that he is keen to spend time bowling with rising Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah, so as to prepare himself for the next week’s Cricket All-Stars series.