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Tag Archives: Pakistan Cricket

Kamran blames Waqar for Pakistan cricket’s downfall

LONDON: Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal accused former national coach Waqar Younis of causing damage to Pakistan cricket. The wicketkeeper-batsman slammed Waqar for not being able to guide Pakistan to success during his two separate tenures as head coach in 2010-2011 and 2014-2016. Reiterating his point, Kamran said that in his ...

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Pakistan can beat India in Champions Trophy: Inzamam

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has insisted that Pakistan’s target in the upcoming Champions Trophy is not only to beat India but also to win the coveted trophy. Pakistan, to be captained by wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed, will lock horns with India in their first match of the ...

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Misbah bedrock of Pakistan cricket team; Younis a class above rest

Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan farewelled cricket as Pakistan sealed a dramatic 101-run Test win against West Indies on Sunday. ICC CEO David Richardson heaped praise on Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan for the pair’s contribution to cricket. The ICC sends its congratulations to Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq on their successful international ...

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Kamran Akmal beats younger brother Umar in fitness test

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket squad is busy breaking the sweat at training camp held at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore with the intention to improve the One Day Internationals (ODI) rankings in the upcoming tour to West Indies; the board is keeping a close watch on the players fitness levels. As per ...

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Arthur wants more aggressive approach in T20

LAHORE: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes new captain Sarfraz Ahmed will bring some much-needed aggression to the limited-overs team who have struggled in the ODI format for the last two years. Arthur said Saturday that Pakistan had been playing ‘a very conservative type’ of one-day international cricket. This didn’t work ...

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Lahore to host World XI team for T20 series

LONDON: The International Cricket Council will send a World XI team to Pakistan in late September for a four-match Twenty20 series in Lahore, a top cricket official said Monday, a move likely to revive international cricket for the cricket-mad nation. Ab Bolo! PSL Lahore has opened the door to return of ...

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‘PSL final will be held in Lahore’

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Monday gave the go-ahead to hold the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore. The decision was taken after a high-level security huddle, following a string of targeted attacks across the country, particularly in Lahore, which claimed nearly 100 lives. “Law and order committee, ...

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Holding PSL final in Lahore to be great thing: Sir Vivian Richards

SHARIAH: Former West Indies’ great and Quetta Gladiators’ mentor, Sir Vivian Richards believes that holding PSL final in Lahore would be a very positive step for Pakistan cricket as it will boost up the interest for the sport there. “Holding the final in Lahore would be a great thing for ...

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Pakistan buoyed after unnerving Aussies

BRISBANE: Pakistan are looking with renewed confidence to the remaining two Tests in the series after taking Australia to the brink at the Gabba, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said on Monday. Misbah s men went down with all guns blazing by just 39 runs after chasing a world record 490 runs in the ...

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