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This week's highlights (August 22-28, 2016)

International Cricket | August 23, 2016

PCB initiates steps to host Pakistan Super League final in Lahore

The Pakistan Super League final is likely to be held on March 9, next year. According to Najam Sethi, the chairman of the PSL and executive committee head of the Pakistan Cricket Board has asked the government of Punjab to start a process so that the PSL final can be held in Lahore.

Source: Sportskeeda


International Cricket | August 23, 2016

SOCIAL MEDIA CELEBRATES PAKISTAN CRICKET TEAM’S RISE TO ICC’S TOP TEST RANKING

Pakistan has secured world number one ranking in Tests after the fourth Test between India and West Indies ended in a draw at Port-of-Spain. This is the first time that Pakistan has become the No.1 ranked team in the world ever since rankings were introduced in 2003.

Source: Business Recorder


International Cricket | August 23, 2016

Charting Pakistan's rise to the top of the world

A match-by-match look back from Australia's trip to the UAE onwards, as well as the highest run-scorers and wicket-takers

Source: Cricket Australia


International Cricket | August 23, 2016

Pakistan Cricket's Rise Completes Journey From Isolation To Triumph

Misbah-ul-Haq-led Pakistan thrashed hosts England at the Oval to earn a 2-2 draw in the four-Test series and prove to many that they can compete on any surface.

Source: NDTV


International Cricket | August 23, 2016

Pakistan climb top of Test rankings

They become only the fifth team alongside South Africa, Australia, England and India to top the ICC test rankings since they were introduced in 2003. 

Source: Cricket South Africa


International Cricket | August 23, 2016

Cricketing world reacts to Pakistan's No.1 ranking in Tests

The success story of Pakistan’s cricket team under Misbahul Haq has been nothing short of a miracle.

Source: Tribune


International Cricket | August 23, 2016

Pakistan topple India to top ICC Test rankings

Pakistan supplanted arch rivals India to become the world's number one Test side on Monday for the first time since the International Cricket Council (ICC) introduced the rankings system in 2003.

Source: Asianage


International Cricket | August 22, 2016

Pakistan Are Better Than India

Pakistan have just risen to the world’s number one Test playing nation.

They have done this all by themselves.

It is not a quirk in the system.

Source: Dennis Does Cricket


International Cricket | August 22, 2016

Pakistan achieves number-one Test ranking for the first time

Misbah-ul-Haq’s side has become only the fifth team after Australia, England, India and South Africa to top the ICC Test rankings since these were introduced in 2003

Source: ICC


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