Pakistan first Test team member Imtiaz dies

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Imtiaz Ahmed, a member of Pakistan’s first-ever Test team, died in a Lahore hospital Saturday after a brief illness, his family said. The 88-year-old Ahmed featured in Pakistan’s first Test played in Delhi against India in October 1952 and went on to play 41 matches as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Ahmed’s family confirmed his death. “He (Imtiaz) […]

NZ tame Tigers in Christchurch

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Tom Latham and Colin Munro produced career high scores while Jimmy Neesham ripped the heart out of Bangladesh’s top order as New Zealand secured a 77-run victory in their first one-day international at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Monday. New Zealand scored 341 for seven, with opening batsman Latham scoring 137, while Munro blasted 87 […]

Broom replaces Guptill in T20 squad

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New Zealand opener Martin Guptill will miss the Twenty20 series against Bangladesh with a hamstring injury and will be replaced by in-form batsman Neil Broom, the country’s cricket board said on Saturday. Guptill will be sidelined for up to four weeks after he sustained the injury while running between the wickets in the third one-day […]