Umar Gul http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29288/all en Cricket: Pakistan part-timers ruin Smith's historic day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/cricket-pakistan-part-timers-ruin-smiths-historic-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two part-time bowlers spoiled Graeme Smith's big day as South Africa were bowled out for 253 on the first day of the first Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday.</p> <p>South Africa were dismissed after Smith, celebrating 100 Tests as captain and his 32nd birthday, won the toss and decided to bat in what were always likely to be challenging conditions on a pitch with pace and bounce.</p> <p>Pakistan survived two overs at the end of the day, finishing on six for no wicket.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/cricket-pakistan-part-timers-ruin-smiths-historic-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Junaid Khan Labor Umar Gul AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:45:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743246 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Pakistan part-timers ruin Smith's historic day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/cricket-pakistan-part-timers-ruin-smiths-historic-day-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two part-time bowlers spoiled Graeme Smith's big day as South Africa were bowled out for 253 on the first day of the first Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday.</p> <p>South Africa were dismissed after Smith, celebrating 100 Tests as captain and his 32nd birthday, won the toss and decided to bat in what were always likely to be challenging conditions on a pitch with pace and bounce.</p> <p>Pakistan survived two overs at the end of the day, finishing on six for no wicket.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/cricket-pakistan-part-timers-ruin-smiths-historic-day-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Junaid Khan Labor Umar Gul AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:15:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743286 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South Africa v Pakistan slunch coreboard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-south-africa-v-pakistan-slunch-coreboard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scores at lunch on the third day of the first Test between South Africa and Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium.</p> <p>South Africa, first innings, 253</p> <p>Pakistan, first innings, 49</p> <p>South Africa, second innings</p> <p>(overnight 207-3)</p> <p>A. Petersen c Mohammad Hafeez b Umar Gul 27</p> <p>G. Smith c Sarfraz Ahmed b Umar Gul 52</p> <p>H. Amla not out 74</p> <p>J. Kallis c Asad Shafiq b Saeed Ajmal 7</p> <p>A. de Villiers not out 103</p> <p>Extras (lb4, nb5, w3) 12</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-south-africa-v-pakistan-slunch-coreboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Mohammad Hafeez Umar Gul AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:46:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744491 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Philander claims five, Pakistan 338 all out http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/cricket-philander-claims-five-pakistan-338-all-out <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Said</p> <p>CAPE TOWN, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Vernon Philander claimed his ninth five-wicket haul in tests as South Africa dismissed Pakistan for 338 on the stroke of lunch on the second day of the second test at Newlands on Friday.</p> <p>Resuming on 253 for five, the tourists looked in danger of folding within an hour of the morning session as they lost three early wickets but as has been the pattern in the test so far found batting against an older ball comfortable.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/cricket-philander-claims-five-pakistan-338-all-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Pashtun people Umar Gul Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:51:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5756531 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Cricket-Peterson hauls S.Africa back into second test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-3-cricket-peterson-hauls-safrica-back-second-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates at close)</p> <p>* Peterson leads South Africa to 326 all out</p> <p>* Pakistan 112 runs ahead at close of play</p> <p>By Nick Said</p> <p>CAPE TOWN, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Robin Peterson and AB de Villiers hauled South Africa back into the game on the third day of the second test against Pakistan at Newlands on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-3-cricket-peterson-hauls-safrica-back-second-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Labor Pashtun people Umar Gul Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Feb 2013 17:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5757625 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Cricket-South Africa on course for series win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/update-1-cricket-south-africa-course-series-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates at tea)</p> <p>By Nick Said</p> <p>CAPE TOWN, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Brilliant bowling on the fourth day set South Africa on course for victory after they went to tea at 66 for two chasing a target of 182 against Pakistan in the second test at Newlands on Sunday.</p> <p>Hashim Amla (32 not out) and Graeme Smith (29) were positive in their approach on a wicket that is still good for batting, though the latter was out just before the break to give Pakistan hope.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/update-1-cricket-south-africa-course-series-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Hashim Amla Labor Technology Umar Gul Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 14:00:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758153 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Kallis out injured as South Africa bat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/cricket-kallis-out-injured-south-africa-bat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in the third and final Test against Pakistan at SuperSport Park on Friday.</p> <p>Star South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis was ruled out with a calf strain. Dolphins fast bowler Kyle Abbott, called up as cover earlier in the week, earned a first Test cap.</p> <p>South Africa, who clinched the series by winning the first two Tests, had one other injury-enforced change, with Rory Kleinveldt replacing fellow fast bowler Morne Morkel.</p> <p>Pakistan made three changes from the side beaten by four wickets in the second Test in Cape Town.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/cricket-kallis-out-injured-south-africa-bat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Pashtun people Umar Gul AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 09:45:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763101 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South Africa lose openers early http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/cricket-south-africa-lose-openers-early <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan gambled on an inexperienced pace bowling attack and were rewarded when they dismissed both South African opening batsmen early on the first day of the third and final Test at SuperSport Park on Friday.</p> <p>That left South Africa on 104 for two as the sides took their first break of the day.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/cricket-south-africa-lose-openers-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Hashim Amla Umar Gul AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:15:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763170 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Amla shines but Pakistan take five http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/cricket-amla-shines-pakistan-take-five <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hashim Amla hit a sparkling 92 but Pakistan took five South African wickets before tea on the first day of the third and final Test at SuperSport Park here on Friday.</p> <p>South Africa were 201 for five at tea. </p> <p>Rahat Ali and Ehsan Adil, neither of whom had taken a wicket in Test cricket before, were responsible for all five dismissals.</p> <p>The left-armed Rahat, playing in his second Test, took three for 57, while new cap Adil, 19, took two for 39.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/cricket-amla-shines-pakistan-take-five" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Pashtun people Umar Gul AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:45:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763306 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Hafeez leads Pakistan to big win over South Africa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/cricket-hafeez-leads-pakistan-big-win-over-south-africa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mohammad Hafeez put a poor Test series behind him to lead Pakistan to a crushing 95-run win in the second and final Twenty20 international against South Africa at SuperSport Park here on Sunday.</p> <p>Hafeez hammered 86 and took three wickets for 25 runs, while fast bowler Umar Gul took five for six as South Africa collapsed to 100 all out in reply to Pakistan's 195 for seven in what was effectively a series decider after the first match in Durban was washed out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/cricket-hafeez-leads-pakistan-big-win-over-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Mohammad Hafeez Mohammad Hafeez Umar Gul AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 16:15:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772177 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Cricket: Pakistan beat South Africa by 95 runs in second T20 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/urgent-cricket-pakistan-beat-south-africa-95-runs-second-t20 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan scored a crushing 95-run victory over South Africa in the second and final Twenty20 international at SuperSport Park here on Sunday.</p> <p>Mohammasd Hafeez scored 86 and took three wickets for 25 runs, while fast bowler Umar Gul took five for six as South Africa collapsed to 100 all out in reply to Pakistan's 195 for seven.</p> <p>str/ps</p> Cricket Pashtun people South Africa Umar Gul AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 16:15:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772183 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Hafeez leads Pakistan to big win over South Africa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/cricket-hafeez-leads-pakistan-big-win-over-south-africa-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mohammad Hafeez put a poor Test series behind him when he led Pakistan to a crushing 95-run win in the second and final Twenty20 international against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Sunday.</p> <p>Hafeez hammered 86 and took three wickets for 25 runs, while fast bowler Umar Gul took five for six as South Africa collapsed to 100 all out in reply to Pakistan's 195 for seven in what was a series decider after the first match in Durban was washed out.</p> <p>Appointed Pakistan's captain in the shortest form of the game, Hafeez thrashed four sixes and nine fours off 50 balls. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/cricket-hafeez-leads-pakistan-big-win-over-south-africa-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Mohammad Hafeez Mohammad Hafeez Umar Gul AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 17:00:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772216 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Pakistan bowl in first one-day international http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/cricket-pakistan-bowl-first-one-day-international <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl in the first one-day international against South Africa at Chevrolet Park on Sunday.</p> <p>South Africa fielded a new cap in pace bowler Kyle Abbott, making his debut in the 50-overs format after playing in his first Test match and his first Twenty20 international in the preceding two weeks.</p> <p>Fast bowler Morne Morkel was not considered for selection because he was still recovering from a hamstring strain, while fellow fast bowler Dale Steyn will only join the squad in time for the second match in Centurion on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/cricket-pakistan-bowl-first-one-day-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Junaid Khan Umar Gul AFP Sun, 10 Mar 2013 10:46:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5778704 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan pace bowler Gul to miss Champions Trophy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130418/pakistan-pace-bowler-gul-miss-champions-trophy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistan pace bowler Umar Gul has been ruled out of the Champions Trophy one-day tournament scheduled for England in June due to a knee injury.</p> <p>A Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman said Gul had injured his right knee on the tour of South Africa last month and would travel to Melbourne for surgery in May.</p> <p>Gul, 29, has taken 161 test and 163 one-day wickets for his country.</p> <p>(Editing by John Mehaffey)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> Cricket Pashtun people Umar Gul Thomson Reuters Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:15:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5819518 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Misbah concerned over death bowling in Sri Lanka series http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131221/cricket-misbah-concerned-over-death-bowling-sri-lanka-series <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq urged his bowlers to improve their death bowling in the third one-day against Sri Lanka in Sharjah on Sunday.</p> <p>Pakistan failed to defend a big 285-run target as Sri Lanka's batsmen benefited from sloppy end overs bowling to win the second one-day by two wickets in Dubai on Friday, levelling the five-match series 1-1.</p> <p>Even in Pakistan's narrow 11-run win in the first game in Sharjah on Wednesday, Sri Lankan tail-enders cashed in on some poor end overs bowling and nearly chased down a daunting 323-run target.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131221/cricket-misbah-concerned-over-death-bowling-sri-lanka-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Pashtun people Umar Gul AFP Sat, 21 Dec 2013 16:16:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6026528 at http://www.globalpost.com