Thursday, 9 July 2020

Tag Archives: Pakistan Cricket

Grant Flower apologises with Younis Khan

MANCHESTER: Former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower has aplogised for his controversial remarks regarding the Younis Khan. Flower had stated that Younis once held a knife to his throat when he offered him batting advice, during tour of Australia. “I apologise for my remarks regarding Younis Khan,” Flower was quoted ...

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Shoaib wants Pakistan to showcase 90s brand of cricket

BIRMINGHAM: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar wants green caps to showcase the late 1990s brand of cricket against England, for which Pakistan was known for, saying the whole world will be watching the series and the expectations are high. “Pakistan needs to play good cricket by making the right combinations after ...

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Aqib Javed: Cricket System is rigged against whistle-blowers

LAHORE: Former fast bowler Aqib Javed has claimed that the Pakistan cricket system punishes whistle-blowers, reiterating that the reason he was kicked out of the national setup at the peak of his career and then was never appointed the head coach was due to his aversion and criticism of corruption ...

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ICC congratulates Sana Mir for a superb career

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has congratulated former Pakistan captain Sana Mir for an excellent career that saw her play 226 international matches, including 137 as captain. Sana, who was the first female bowler from Pakistan to take 100 ODI wickets, announced her retirement on Saturday. Her list of ...

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Shoaib Akhtar in subcontinent was a nightmare: Shaun Pollock

South African great Shaun Pollock has revealed that his side used to breathe a collective sigh of relief every time Shoaib Akhtar was done with his bowling spell. Pollock, in a podcast with Sky Sports Cricket, said that his teammates used to monitor Pakistan captain’s signals to gauge how long ...

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Rain delays third day of historic Pakistan, Sri Lanka Test

RAWALPINDI:  Bad light halted play in Rawalpindi on Friday as conditions continued to play havoc with Pakistan´s first home Test in a decade, against Sri Lanka. After day three´s first session was washed out by wet weather, only 27 minutes of play was possible before the players walked off with ...

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Pakistan set for first real ‘home’ Test in a decade

LONDON: There is a lot more at stake than World Test Championship points for Pakistan when they host Sri Lanka in a two-match series this month as the country hosts its first Tests on home soil since the 2009 militant attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus in Lahore. That attack ...

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Javeria seeks consistent flow of runs in England ODIs

LONDON/LAHORE: High-profile contests serve crucial opportunities to players – on either side of the experience scale – to leave ever-lasting impressions. One player who is eager to make the most of the upcoming ICC Women’s Championship ODIs between Pakistan and England is Javeria Khan. The top-order batter, who boasts a ...

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Australia whitewashes Pakistan in Test series

MELBOURNE: Australia on Monday whitewashed Pakistan in the second Test match of the series with an innings and 48 runs at Adelaide Oval after its yesterday’s clever decision of enforcing a follow-on on the tourists. Nathan Lyon grabbed five wickets to push Australia to victory on day four of the ...

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Naseem deserves chance in second Test: Wasim Akram

Wasim AKRAM

ADELAIDE: Former skipper Wasim Akram believes that pacer Naseem Shah deservers chance in the second Test against Australia scheduled to take place in Adelaide from November 29.  The 16-year-old made his international debut in the first Test in Brisbane and dismissed Australia opener David Warner for 154 to get his ...

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