Bangladesh tailender Abul Hasan took world cricket by storm, slamming a century on Test debut against West Indies. Although the Caribbean’s recovered from the Hasan blaze to win the Test at Khulna, the stunning knock by Hasan would remain among the best played by a lower-order bat in Test cricket.
The selection of the Pakistan team for the three-match ODI series against Australia hasn’t thrown a lot of surprises. Yes, this holds true in spite of the fact that Younis Khan and Umar Gul, two seniormost members of the team, have been axed.
Pakistan have made as many as five changes to their ODI Squad which will play against Australia in a 3-match series starting this month end in the UAE. Younis Khan, who struggled to get going in the ODI Series in Sri Lanka has been axed while fast bowler Umar Gul surprisingly has been omitted.
Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets with 47 balls to spare in a rain-affected 1st ODI at Pallekele. The visitors needed to chase a paltry target of 135 from 42 overs which they did after facing minor hiccups early in their innings.