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From 'ignored' to adored: Abid Ali turns hero in Pakistan's homecoming Test

Ten years after a militant attack on SL made Pakistan a no-go zone for foreign sides, Abid was hero in an otherwise disappointing return.

16 Dec 2019 1:34 PM

It was a magic moment for me: Abid Ali

Abid became the first batsman in history to score hundreds on both Test and ODI debuts.

16 Dec 2019 11:49 AM

Pakistan's Abid Ali first batsman to score Test and ODI hundreds on debut

His feat came on the fifth and final day at Rawalpindi stadium and follows his 112 versus Australia in Dubai on his ODI debut in March 2019.

16 Dec 2019 11:43 AM

Pakistan's Abid Ali, Babar Azam hit tons to brighten drawn test

Rain and bad light did not allow full play on any of the previous four days since Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat.

16 Dec 2019 10:49 AM

Sri Lanka get Shan Masood before lunch in rain-hit Pakistan Test

At the break, debutant Abid Ali had reached an attractive 31 while skipper Azhar Ali was on 21 as the Test headed for a draw.

15 Dec 2019 2:54 PM

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Dhananjaya De Silva hits hundred on final day in rain-hit historic Pakistan Test

The 28-year-old right-hander drove paceman Mohammad Abbas to cover boundary for his 15th boundary to complete his sixth Test hundred.

15 Dec 2019 1:00 PM

Rawalpindi Test: Fourth day's play called off due to wet outfield

Yesterday, the play ended after less than half an hour of action. The visitors only added 19 runs without losing a wicket in 5.2 overs.

14 Dec 2019 2:12 PM

Rawalpindi Test: Start of day four delayed due to wet outfield

Yesterday, the play ended after less than half an hour of action. The visitors only added 19 runs without losing a wicket in 5.2 overs.

14 Dec 2019 11:27 AM

Rain forces suspension of play in historic Pakistan Test

After 1st session of Day 3 was washed out, only 27 minutes of play was possible before the players walked off with just 5.2 overs bowled.

13 Dec 2019 7:00 PM

Rawalpindi Test: Start of day three delayed due to wet outfield

Yesterday, bad light played a spoilsport as only 20 overs were bowled on day two. The visitors added 61 runs to the score and lost 1wicket.

13 Dec 2019 12:58 PM

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Rawalpindi Test: Bad light plays spoilsport on day two, Sri Lanka on 263/3

Less than 20 overs bowled on day two and Sri Lanka were 263/6 at stumps. The visitors added 61 runs to their score and lost one wicket.

12 Dec 2019 6:03 PM

Rain stops play in Pakistan's first home Test since 2009 attack

Resuming at 202-5, Sri Lanka had reached 222-5 in 7.5 overs before the umpires stopped play as rain started to pour heavily.

12 Dec 2019 12:36 PM

Pakistan dominate Sri Lanka in first home Test after ten years

Naseem, who is just 16, grabbed 2-51 on the opening day of the first Test which marked a momentous occasion in Pakistan cricket.

11 Dec 2019 8:30 PM

Pakistan grab wickets as Test cricket returns after attack

That saw Sri Lanka slump to 137-4 at tea after being well set at 89 without loss at lunch.

11 Dec 2019 4:35 PM

Heavy security as Pakistan host first cricket Test since 2009 attack

Despite being targeted in the 2009 guns-and-rocket assault, Sri Lanka have returned for two Tests in Rawalpindi and Karachi.

11 Dec 2019 2:10 PM

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Having Mickey Arthur with us is big advantage, says Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne

Arthur, who was appointed the head coach of Sri Lanka last week, held the same position in Pakistan from 2016 until the end of 2019 ODI WC.

11 Dec 2019 11:11 AM

It's an emotional moment: Azhar Ali on return of Test cricket to Pakistan

Pakistani players will play Test cricket at home after a gap of 10 years when they take on Sri Lanka in a two-Test series.

10 Dec 2019 5:05 PM

Pakistan says it will no longer play international cricket at neutral venues

Pakistan's decade-long isolation from hosting test cricket ends in the series vs Sri Lanka. It was the last side to play a test in 2009.

10 Dec 2019 4:22 PM

Naseem Shah to play for Pakistan in next year's U-19 World Cup

Shah played the first Test against Australia at The Gabba in November this year.

06 Dec 2019 1:38 PM

ICC appoints match officials for Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Test series

The match will also include Richard Kettleborough and Michael Gough as the on-field umpires, Richard Illingworth as 3rd umpire.

05 Dec 2019 11:22 AM

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