Latest Cricket News Updates https://cricwaves.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves.appspot.com (c)cricwaves.appspot.com en-gb Tue 24 Nov 2020 ICC Test Rankings: Labuschagne in top 5, Azam breaks into Top 10 https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Y7jFifqRr5_drh-sevawcirc/icc-test-rankings-labuschagne-in-top-5-azam-breaks-into-top-10.html Australia’s in-form batsman Marnus Labuschagne has continued his rise in the ICC Test Player Rankings following his knocks of 143 and 50 in the Perth Test. The knocks followed his 185 and 162 in the two Tests against Pakistan at Brisbane and Adelaide. Labuschagne, whose fortunes changed after he was brought in as concussion substitute for Steve Smith during the Ashes Test at Lord’s, moved up to number five from eight. PCB sacks Sarfaraz Ahmed as Test and T20 captain elevates Azhar Ali and Babar Azam to respective posts https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ssGcu015kR_drh-sevawcirc/pcb-sacks-sarfaraz-ahmed-as-test-and-t20-captain-elevates-azhar-ali-and-babar-azam-to-respective-posts.html The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sacked its veteran wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain of both the Test and T20I side. PCB sacks Sarfaraz Ahmed as Test and T20 captain, elevates Azhar Ali and Babar Azam to respective posts https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/LsN6XLgMt0_drh-sevawcirc/pcb-sacks-sarfaraz-ahmed-as-test-and-t20-captain-elevates-azhar-ali-and-babar-azam-to-respective-posts.html The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sacked its veteran wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain of both the Test and T20I side. Not only that, owing to his consistent ‘poor form’, Sarfaraz has also been dropped as player from both the Test and T20I teams. While Azhar Ali has been appointed captain for the Test matches, Babar Azam will lead the team in the T20Is. Babar Azam Stars as Pakistan Seal Series https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/fP3wUozsC0_drh-sevawcirc/babar-azam-stars-as-pakistan-seal-series.html Pakistan beat West Indies by big margin of 82 runs in 2nd T20I and got 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Pakistan-West Indies ODIs: Top performers https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Hq0mQTFT22_drh-sevawcirc/pakistan-west-indies-odis-top-performers.html Pakistan thrashed West Indies 3-0 in the three-match one-day series that concluded on Wednesday. Here’s a look at the top performer in the series 3rd ODI: Pakistan seek clean sweep of West Indies https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/NFYHHO1G4n_drh-sevawcirc/3rd-odi-pakistan-seek-clean-sweep-of-west-indies.html Having thrashed West Indies 2-0 in the first two matches of the one-day series, Pakistan will be keen to secure a whitewash by winning the third match at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 1st ODI at Abu Dhabi: Hafeez hundred as Pak give Younis winning farewell https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/wzwdtRzTex_drh-sevawcirc/1st-odi-at-abu-dhabi-hafeez-hundred-as-pak-give-younis-winning-farewell.html The day began with Younis Khan announcing his shock retirement from ODIs, just days after he was recalled for the one-day series against England. The next task for Pakistan was undoubtedly to announce that they would like the win the first ODI at Abu Dhabi for him.