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Inzamam to lead Pakistan in World Cup 2007
December 17, 2006Pakistan Cricket Board has retained Inzamam-ul-Haq as captain of the national cricket team for next year's World Cup.
West Indies in Pakistan 2006
Pakistan wraps up ODI series
Dec 16, 2006Opening batsmen Mohammad Hafeez and Kamran Akmal hit half centuries and piloted Pakistan to a seven-wicket victory against the West Indies in the fifth and final one-day international on Saturday.
Fifth ODI, Karachi : West Indies 238-7 (50 overs) beat Pakistan 239-3 (46.5 overs) by seven wickets
West Indies beat Pakistan by seven wickets
Dec 13, 2006Marlon Samuels smashed his first century in a One-Day International in four years today to power the West Indies to an emphatic seven-wicket victory over new-look Pakistan in the fourth one-dayer of the series.
Fourth ODI, Multan: West Indies 212-3 (34.5 overs) beat Pakistan 209 (49.5 overs) by seven wickets
Selectors recall Afridi and Faisal for Multan ODI
Dec 13, 2006Pakistan cricket selectors on Monday included all-rounder Shahid Afridi and middle-order batsman Faisal Iqbal in the national squad.
Pakistan beat windies by 7 wickets
Dec 11, 2006Imran Farhat hit a half century on Sunday and led Pakistan to an easy seven-wicket victory over a reckless West Indies side in the third ODI.
Third ODI, Lahore: Pakistan 192/3 (33.4/35 overs) beat West Indies 207-7 (46.3 overs) by seven wickets (D/L method)
Pakistan beat windies in Faisalabad ODI
Dec 8, 2006Inzamam-ul-Haq celebrated his return to international cricket with an unbeaten 42 to help Pakistan beat the West Indies by two wickets in the second one-day cricket international in Faisalabad.
One-day international, Faisalabad: Pakistan 154-8 beat West Indies 151 by two wickets
Mohd Yousuf doubtful for Faisalabad ODI
Dec 7, 2006Pakistan's record-breaking batsman, Mohammad Yousuf is doubtful for second one-day international against the West Indies.
Shoaib Akhtar and Mohd Asif cleared
Dec 5, 2006Pakistan fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have had their drugs bans overturned.
Shoaib was suspended for two years and Asif one after testing positive for nandrolone in the build-up to Octobers ICC Champions Trophy. The players appealed against the bans - imposed by a tribunal appointed by the Pakistan Cricket Board - claiming they never knowingly took any outlawed substances. And a PCB anti-doping appeals committee overturned the suspensions. Chairman Fakhruddin Ibrahim, a retired judge, said: "This appeal committee therefore holds that Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif will not be deemed to have committed a doping offence.
West Indies in Pakistan 2006
First ODI abandoned due to rain
Dec 5, 2006Heavy rains abandoned the opening one-day international between Pakistan and the West Indies on Tuesday.
Weather threatens first ODI in Rawalpindi
Dec 5, 2006Torrential rain is threatening the first game of the five-match one-day series between Pakistan and the West Indies scheduled for Tuesday.
Pakistan drops Afridi
Dec 1, 2006Pakistani selectors have dropped flamboyant all rounder Shahid Afridi for the first one-day international against West Indies on Dec. 5.
Pakistan wrap up Karachi test
Dec 1, 2006Pakistan cricket team completed a 2-0 series victory over the West Indies after they wrapped up the third Test by 199 runs in Karachi.
Third Test, Karachi, day five: Pakistan 304 & 399-6d bt West Indies 260 & 244-9 by 199 runs
Windies facing defeat in Karachi test
Nov 30, 2006Hundreds by Pakistans Mohammad Hafeez and Mohammed Yousuf placed the host side in a strong position at 399 for six declared earlier today.
Third Test, Karachi, day four (close): Pakistan 304 & 399-6 v West Indies 260 & 39-2
Mohd Yousuf breaks record for most test runs in calendar year
Nov 30, 2006Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf Thursday broke the world record of most test runs in a calendar year during the fourth day of the third and final cricket test against the West Indies.
Yousuf drove fast bowler Corey Collymore to the boundary through mid-on to reach 48 and surpass Viv Richards' 30-year-old record of 1,710 runs made by the former West Indies captain in 11 test matches in 1976. Yousuf, 32, is also playing in his 11th test in 2006 and has already scored eight centuries which is also the most by any batsman in a calendar year. He made two centuries in the home series against India early this year before recording three each against England and the West Indies.
Pakistan take control in Karachi test
Nov 29, 2006Pakistan are 130-2 in their second innings, a lead of 174 after three days of the third and final cricket test against the West Indies in Karachi.
Third Test, Karachi, day three (close): Pakistan 304 & 130-2 v West Indies 260
West Indies batsmen rebuild slowly
Nov 28, 2006West Indies began a gritty fight to stay in the third Test after losing six wickets on day two in Karachi.
Third Test, Karachi, day two (stumps): Pakistan 304 v West Indies 191-6
Yousuf breaks Richards' Test record
Nov 27, 2006Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf on Monday broke the 30-year-old record of West Indies legend Vivian Richards of most Test centuries in a calendar year.
Yousuf was bowled out at 102 on the opening day of the third Test against West Indies in Karachi. Richards had made 1,710 runs in 11 Tests in 1976 and Yousuf has scored 1,664 runs with eight centuries in 11 Test matches in 2006 so far.
Good start for West Indies in third test
Nov 27, 2006Mohammad Yousuf's 22nd Test century was the highlight of an otherwise tough day for Pakistan as they suffered a minor middle-order collapse against West Indies on the first day of the third Test in Karachi.
Third Test, Karachi, day one (close): Pakistan 257-7 v West Indies
- November 2006 - West Indies in Pakistan Cricket Series 2006
- ICC Special (Oct, Nov 2006) - Pakistan's ICC Champions Trophy 2006 campaign
- Oct 2006 - ICC Champions Trophy 2006
- Jul 2006 - Pakistan in England 2006
- Jul 2006 - Top End Series, Pakistan tour to England
- Jun 2006 - India U-19 tour to Pakistan
- Apr 2006 - EurAsia Cricket Series
- Mar 2006 - Pakistan beats SL in ODI series
- Feb 2006 - Pakistan wins Under-19 World Cup, loses ODI series to India at home, wins Test series
- Jan 2006 - India in Pakistan
- Dec 2005 - Pakistan wins series against England
Pakistan Past Series
Azhar Mahmood | Ijaz Ahmed | Imran Khan | Inzamam-ul-Haq | Javed Miandad | Rameez Raja | Rashid Latif | Saeed Anwar | Saleem Malik | Saqlain Mushtaq | Shahid Afridi | Shoaib Akhtar | Waqar Younis | Wasim Akram | Younis Khan | Zaheer Abbas | Abdul Razzaq | Danish Kaneria | Kamran Akmal | Mohammad Sami | Mohammad Yousaf | Naved ul Hasan | Salman Butt | Shoaib Malik |Yasir Hameed