Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez (above) and Wahab Riaz have been asked to give a second negative report to go to England. Reuters
Williamson finished 57 not out in his return to the short format as New Zealand overtook Pakistan’s total of 163-6 with four balls to spare.
Karachi: Karachi Kings defeated Quetta Gladiators by seven wickets in the opening match the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Saturday. Arshad Iqbal was the wrecker-in-chief as he accounted for the three dismissals, conceding only 16 runs in his three overs to help Kings set up a thumping win in the first match and set the tone for the tournament.
"We have selected a squad after analysing the performance in New Zealand and areas of improvement are identified." Fast bowler Hasan Ali has regained fitness from his back problem and returns two years after last playing a test match against South Africa in 2019.
The newcomers in the two squads have a great chance of proving their worth when they get a chance to play. It is always exciting to play an international series in Pakistan and such occasions always motivate us to do well and inspire the fans," said Maroof on the eve of the series.
The UAE national beach soccer team won the West Asian Championship after defeating its Omani counterpart 3-2 in the final match in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.
World Cup winner Mbappe had for months seemed certain to sign for Real Madrid before being persuaded to sign a new three-year deal at PSG, the club he joined in 2017.
There could not have been a better climax to their stellar season, which ended in a fairy tale finish. City came from behind to beat Aston Villa 3-2 on the last day of the season to thump their nearest rivals Liverpool and stamp their authority on the title which has become synonymous with them.