Pakistan’s fast bowler Wahab Riaz addresses a news conference in Lahore on Tuesday. Associated Press
The 30-year-old, dropped following Pakistan's opener against the West Indies, made up for lost time as he demolished South Africa's beleaguered bowlers.
Pakistan selectors on Thursday left out pace spearhead Mohammad Amir from the preliminary 15-man squad for next month's World Cup to be held in England.
World number one Twenty20 batsman Babar Azam said on Monday he was praying the coronavirus pandemic would not scupper his first T20 World Cup as Pakistan skipper.
Pakistan cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has said the logistical challenge of keeping 16 teams in a bio-secure bubble to limit the risk of COVID-19 makes staging the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia this year "impossible".
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have an eye both on play-off berths as well as an unstoppable AB de Villiers, when they take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Wednesday.
Holders Bayern Munich kick off their Champions League defence against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday but a repeat of their quintuple-winning year will be extremely difficult this season, coach Hansi Flick said on Tuesday.
Nicholas Pooran smacked a quick-fire fifty as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) lived up to their reputation of being giant-killers as they slayed the table-toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets to keep their IPL play-off hopes alive on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe’s cricket squad arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday — minus their Indian coach, who had been advised to stay away from the rival South Asian nation. The 20-man Zimbabwe team is competing in a series of one-day internationals