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Cricket: Shehzad, Bhatti debut as Pakistan field in first Test

Captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss for Pakistan and sent Sri Lanka in to bat in the first of three Tests in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Pakistan gave 22-year-old opener Ahmed Shehzad his Test debut and entered with three pacemen in Junaid Khan, Rahat Ali and Bilawal Bhatti, who is also making his debut. Pakistan also left out number three Azhar Ali to include Mohammad Hafeez, dropped from the last Test series against South Africa in United Arab Emirates in October.

Cricket: Pakistan announces squad for Sri Lanka Tests

Pakistan Thursday announced a 15-man squad for the three-Test series against Sri Lanka starting in United Arab Emirates later this month. Squad: Misbah-ul Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shahzad, Khurram Manzoor, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Younis Khan, Adnan Akmal, Junaid Khan, Saeed Ajmal, Abdul Rehman, Umar Gul, Rahat Ali, Muhammad Talha. sh/jaf/pj

Cricket: Pakistan announces squad for SA Test

Pakistan Saturday dropped out-of-form opener Mohammad Hafeez from the 12-man Test squad to face South Africa in Abu Dhabi from October 14. The 32-year-old, Pakistan's Twenty20 captain, managed just 43 runs in a 3-0 Test defeat in South Africa in February and scored only 59 in the two-Test series against Zimbabwe last month -- for a total of a mere 102 in the last five Tests. Misbah-ul Haq was last week retained as Test and one-day captain.

Cricket: Zimbabwe v Pakistan scoreboard

Scores at lunch on the third day of the second Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Harare Sports Club on Thursday: Zimbabwe, first innings, 294 Pakistan, first innings (overnight 163-3) Khurram Manzoor run out (Chigumbura) 51 Mohammad Hafeez c Masakadza b Vitori 22 Azhar Ali lbw b Panyangara 7 Younis Khan not out 76 Misbah-ul-Haq c Masakadza b Vitori 33 Asad Shafiq b Chatara 10 Adnan Akmal not out 0 Extras (b4, lb5, nb1, w2) 12 Total (5 wkts, 96 overs) 211

Cricket: South Africa complete Pakistan series clean sweep

South Africa completed a series clean sweep when they beat Pakistan by an innings and 18 runs on the third day of the third and final Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Sunday. Pakistan were bowled out for 235 in their second innings, an improvement on their first innings total of 156. But the margin of victory and the series result was a fair reflection of the dominance of South Africa, the world champions, playing in their home conditions.

Cricket: South Africa complete Pakistan series clean sweep

South Africa completed a series clean sweep when they beat Pakistan by an innings and 18 runs on the third day of the third and final Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Sunday. Pakistan were bowled out for 235 in their second innings, an improvement on their first innings total of 156. But the margin of victory and the series result was a fair reflection of the dominance of South Africa, the world champions, playing in their home conditions.

Cricket: South Africa v Pakistan scoreboard

Final scores on the third day of the third and final Test between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park on Sunday: South Africa, first innings, 409 Pakistan, first innings, 156 Pakistan, second innings (overnight 14-1) Mohammad Hafeez b Steyn 0 Azhar Ali run out (Steyn) 27 Younis Khan c Smith b Steyn 11 Imran Farhat c De Villiers b Abbott 43 Misbah-ul-Haq c De Villiers b Kleinveldt 5 Asad Shafiq c Philander b Kleinveldt 6

Cricket: Run-out sparks Pakistan collapse

A run-out shortly after lunch sparked a collapse as Pakistan slid towards defeat on the third day of the third and final Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Saturday. Pakistan were 176 for six at tea, still 77 runs short of an innings defeat which would complete a 3-0 series sweep for South Africa.

UPDATE 2-Cricket-South Africa v Pakistan third test scoreboard

PRETORIA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Scoreboard at the close of the second day of the third test between South Africa and Pakistan at Centurion on Saturday. South Africa first innings (334 for six overnight) G. Smith c Younus Khan b Adil 5 A. Petersen lbw Rahat Ali 10 H. Amla c Sarfraz b Rahat Ali 92 F. du Plessis c Sarfraz b Adil 29 AB de Villiers c Shafiq b Rahat Ali 121 D. Elgar lbw b Rahat Ali 7 R. Peterson run out 28 V. Philander c Hafeez b Younus Khan 74 K.

South Africa vs Pakistan - third test scoreboard

PRETORIA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Scoreboard at the close of play on day one of the third test between South Africa and Pakistan at Centurion on Friday.
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