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County news

Umar Akmal, Kevin O'Brien re-sign for Leicestershire

Sep 16, 2015: Leicestershire have continued the processing of strengthening for the 2016 season by confirming the returns of Umar Akmal and Kevin O'Brien

ESPNcricinfo staff

Haier Mobile T20 Cup

Kamran Akmal ton gives Multan slim win

Sep 12, 2015: A round-up of Haier Mobile T20 Cup matches played on September 12, 2015

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Birmingham v Leicestershire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Edgbaston

Umar Akmal keeps Leicestershire flying

Jun 19, 2015: Umar Akmal scored an unbeaten half-century as Leicestershire put a brake on Birmingham's NatWest T20 Blast hot streak with a comfortable seven-wicket win at Edgbaston


Caribbean Premier League 2015

Guyana Amazon Warriors rope in Umar Akmal

Jun 8, 2015: Guyana Amazon Warriors have signed Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal for the 2015 edition of the Caribbean Premier League

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Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Trent Bridge

Akmal snaps Leicestershire's barren run at Trent Bridge

Jun 5, 2015: Umar Akmal showed his experience to guide Leicestershire to a six-wicket victory at Trent Bridge. The Pakistan international, on his Foxes' debut, made an unbeaten 76 as the match ended in slightly controversial circumstances.


NatWest Blast

England influx spices up Roses sellout

Jun 5, 2015: ESPNcricinfo previews the latest round of matches in the NatWest Blast

Freddie Wilde

Zimbabwe in Pakistan 2015

'Amazing feeling to play at home' - Umar Akmal

May 20, 2015: Umar Akmal has said he is excited to play for Pakistan in front of his home crowd for the first time in his career, and is overjoyed that international cricket is returning to his country with the Zimbabwe series

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Super8 T20 Cup 2015

Umar Akmal 95 sets up Lions win

May 16, 2015: An unbeaten 49-ball 95 from Umar Akmal, and a three-wicket haul from Aizaz Cheema were the cornerstones behind Lahore Lions' 15-run victory against Multan Tigers in Faisalabad

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County news

Umar Akmal joins Leicestershire for T20 Blast

May 13, 2015: Leicestershire have announced the signing of Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal to play in the NatWest T20 Blast as cover for Grant Elliott

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Pakistan news

Ajmal back in Pakistan squad for all three formats

Apr 3, 2015: Saeed Ajmal has been picked by Pakistan for all three formats for the tour of Bangladesh, after his remodelled action was cleared by the ICC in February

Umar Farooq

Pakistan v West Indies, World Cup 2015, Group B, Christchurch

Pakistan's troupe of mistakes

Feb 21, 2015: His team committed so many errors, one after another, that when Misbah was asked whether the batting, the bowling or the fielding was worse, he just smiled and said "Everything"

Jarrod Kimber

Pakistan news

Afridi, Umar Akmal among players penalised for poor fitness

Sep 23, 2014: Shahid Afridi, Umar Akmal, Abdur Rehman and Raza Hasan are the four big names among the Pakistan players found to be below their optimum level of fitness by the PCB

Umar Farooq

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Hafeez dropped for SL Tests, Younis recalled for ODIs

Jul 9, 2014: Pakistan have dropped Mohammad Hafeez from the Test squad for the series against Sri Lanka. The selectors have recalled Younis Khan to the ODI squad

Umar Farooq

Why Pakistan must change to fit Akmal

Apr 1, 2014: They have long mistaken his fearlessness for irresponsibility and clipped his wings. But he can't be denied for long

Osman Samiuddin

Umar Akmal's limited-overs exploits

Mar 28, 2014: The ability to play strokes all round the wicket against different types of bowlers makes him a high-value player in T20s and ODIs

S Rajesh

Australia v Pakistan, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur

Pakistan hold on in high-voltage game

Mar 23, 2014: If ever proof was needed that Pakistan are world cricket's most mercurial side, take this match as exhibit A. Bilawal Bhatti's first over cost 30 runs, Pakistan dropped two catches in three balls, they conceded an 18-ball half-century to Glenn Maxwell and

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Afghanistan v Pakistan, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Akmal's learning from his mistake

Feb 27, 2014: Umar Akmal batted like he did against Sri Lanka on Tuesday evening, with a lot of awe-inspiring shots particularly through the on side

Mohammad Isam in Fatullah

Pakistan news

Umar Akmal charged for run-in with police

Feb 1, 2014: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been charged by Gulberg police for allegedly misbehaving with a warden after committing a signal violation in Lahore

ESPNcricinfo staff

President's Trophy 2013-14, 4th day

Abid, Maqbool put United Bank in final

Jan 25, 2014: Round-up of the President's Trophy matches that ended on January 25, 2013

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South Africa v Pakistan, 2nd T20, Cape Town

Akmal, spinners help Pak draw level

Nov 22, 2013: A 102-run stand between Mohammad Hafeez and Umar Akmal allowed Pakistan to put on their most competitive batting display in limited-overs matches against South Africa in the last month and break a six-match winless streak

The Report by Firdose Moonda
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