Victoria Bitter ODI Series v Pakistan 2016-17




Pakistan skipper set to make his return

Azhar Ali likely to take to the field at the SCG after missing the past two matches of the VB ODI series with a hamstring injury


Sidelined Zampa says country comes first

Leg-spinner will be watching as Melbourne Stars battle for finals spot but hopes to make his mark on-field against Pakistan

Lynn reveals extent of neck injury

Heat star played with a bulging disc for over a month but says he's staying hopeful of an improbable BBL return


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Skipper Azhar set to make his return

Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood addresses the media ahead of the fourth VB ODI at the SCG tomorrow, with captain Azhar Ali likely to return from a hamstring injury

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Zampa sets sights on Champions Trophy

Sidelined for Australia's past five one-day games, Adam Zampa is hoping a spin-friendly SCG will provide him an opportunity

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Adam Zampa's hilarious selection ploy

A borrowed headband was the secret to Steve Smith's ton against Pakistan, and is it be a door back into the team for Adam Zampa?



Match Report

Pakistan thrash inexperienced CA XI

Babar top scores for tourists with 98 before young hosts are skittled for 138 at AB Field

Young guns, state stars in CA XI

Under-age stars Pucovski and Sutherland join likes of Travis Dean in CA XI to face Pakistan on Tuesday


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Pakistan cash in against CA XI young guns

Pakistan's powerful one-day batting line-up crashed 7-334 against the young and inexperienced CA XI bowlers in the warm-up match at Allan Border Field

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Babar Azam misses out on one-day century

Babar Azam anchored the Pakistan innings at No.3 but when he lofted a shot to third man on 98 he fell two runs short of a List A century

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Umar Akmal accelerates to torch CA XI

Umar Akmal was into his work from the start against the CA XI bowlers in Brisbane, taking them for 54 from 39 balls with two sixes and six fours