Friday, 10 July 2020

Tag Archives: Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah: Players skills are better than expected

WORCESTER: Pakistan team’s head coach-cum-chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has said that Pakistani players are physically fit and their skills are better than we expected. He also added that facilities are great, they are getting two sessions. According to me, everyone is recovering everything very quickly. Misbah said that as far as ...

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Bowling in blind spot key to dismissing Smith: Misbah

BRISBANE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has said that pitching the ball consistently on the blind spot or near the top of the off stump would be key to dismissing Australian stalwart Steve Smith. Smith returned to Test cricket by taking the Ashes by storm earlier in the year. ...

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Naseem Shah could be ‘surprise package’ in Australia – Misbah

SYDNEY: Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq is eager to see what schoolboy paceman Naseem Shah can produce on Australia’s fast pitches despite concerns over the 16-year-old’s readiness for the rigours of test cricket. Naseem, who has played only five first class matches since his 2018 debut for Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited, was ...

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Misbah ‘disappointed’ with Sarfaraz and co

LAHORE: Pakistan’s head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq is not pleased with the players including skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed, reportedly due to their unprofessional attitude towards training. According to sources privy to the matter, the players have purportedly not been training according to the plan prepared for them by Misbah. There ...

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Ex-captain finds Misbah-ul-Haq unfit for modern cricket

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain-turned-cricket commentator Ramiz Raja has dismissed Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) idea of introducing dual roles in Pakistan cricket and has also voiced against the likely appointment of Misbah-ul-Haq as chief selector and head coach. “The idea of dual roles can work in the western block where the ...

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Sri Lanka T20 series loss ‘an eye-opener’: Misbah-ul-Haq

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has come down hard on his players after the T20 series loss against Sri Lanka , terming it as an eye-opener for the national team. “Losing is never good, especially against the second-leg Sri Lankan team, which is without their major players and ...

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Pakistan announce squad for Sri Lanka ODIs

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket head coach and selector Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday announced the side’s squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. “The Pakistan side is not like a laboratory in which players are selected without proving themselves,” Misbah said after announcing the squad in a press briefing. “They ...

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Shoaib Akhtar ‘shocked’ that Misbah was not made PCB chairman

LONDON: After Misbah-ul-Haq assumed two major roles of Pakistan national side’s head coach and chief selector, which is a first in the history of Pakistan cricket, former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said he was ‘shocked’ he was not made Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman. “I was shocked that ...

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PCB appoints Misbah as Pakistan head coach, chief selector

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday appoints Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan men’s national team head coach in all three formats on a three-year contract. In line with the PCB’s commitment to ensure transparency, accountability and role clarity at all levels, Misbah was also named as the Chairman of ...

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Misbah too defensive, not fit for Pak coach: Ramiz Raja

LONDON: Former Pakistan batsmen Ramiz Raja believes Misbah-ul-Haq is too ‘safe’ and has become ‘dated and defensive’ which does not make him an ideal candidate to take over as head coach of Pakistan cricket team. Pakistan’s search for their next head coach is currently ongoing after Mickey Arthur’s contract was ...

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