Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Tag Archives: Waqar Younis

Hasnain corrects Waugh’s prediction by making it big in PSL

KARACHI: Four years ago, Australia’s maestro Steve Waugh had predicted Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Hasnain will make it big by playing international cricket. Shaheen corrected Waugh’s prediction by featuring in all three international formats in the last one year. It’s now Hasnain’s turn, who is set to make a ...

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Waqar Younis hails wife Faryal as a ‘star’

LONDON: While former Pakistani cricketer has been hailed a hero on the field by fans all around, the cricket champ himself considers his wife to be the real star. Turning to Twitter, the former Pakistan cricket team coach paid accolades to his better half, Dr Faryal Waqar by expressing his ...

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Afridi blocked my return to Pakistan team, claims Salman Butt

LAHORE: Former captain Salman Butt has claimed that Shahid Afridi blocked his return to the Pakistan team for the 2016 World T20 despite him serving the five-year ban following the 2010 spot-fixing scandal. Butt said he was close to being selected for the World T20 in India after he had ...

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Hassan Ali can be good pacer of new ball: Waqar Younis

ISLAMABAD: Former cricket great Waqar Younis said that he believes right-arm pacer Hassan Ali can become a very good fast bowler of the new ball. “Keeping in view the sort of pace and action which he currently has, it seems to me that soon Hassan Ali will start bowling outswinger,” ...

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Umar Akmal makes serious allegations against Waqar Younis

LAHORE: Lashing out at Waqar Younis, Pakistan’s controversial middle order batsman Umar Akmal has said that the former coach forced him to do wicket-keeping in Test matches and on refusal was threatened to be thrown out of the team. “Talking about Pakistan cricket team, I accept that I refused to ...

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Waqar Younis terms spot-fixing as cancer in sports

LONDON: Former Pakistani cricketer, Waqar Younis, recently expressed his disappointment at the recent influx of unscrupulous activities in the Pakistan cricket circle. The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been a breakthrough innovation for the country but the T20 league saw itself being plagued by the menace of spot fixing last ...

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From hunted to hunter: The meteoric rise of Hasan Ali

LAHORE: It was February 2016, and the Pakistan Super League was in its inaugural season. The Peshawar Zalmi had just lost a match, and an unknown cricketer by the name of Hasan Ali was sent to the post match press conference to answer questions. In a way, he was a ...

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Hassan, Imam bring series victory for Pakistan against Lanka

ABU DHABI: Debutant Imamul Haq scored a century and propelled Pakistan to a comfortable win against Sri Lanka in the third ODI at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. A brilliant century by Imam, who scored 100 off 125 balls, set the stage for Pakistan to win the five-match ODI series 3-0. ...

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Waqar Younis joins Islamabad United

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and head coach Waqar Younis has joined the Islamabad United as bowling coach for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League to be held in 2018. The franchise owner announced this while Waqar was also given a role of director cricket for United. Regarding his ...

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