Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Tag Archives: Mickey Arthur

The best I can do is answer with my bat: Imam-ul-Haq

DUBAI: A couple of weeks back, when Pakistan announced their One-Day International squad for the five-match series against Sri Lanka, questions were raised over the selection of Imam-ul-Haq. Imam, who received his maiden ODI call-up, had proven his credentials as far as his cricketing skills were concerned but being the ...

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I was suspended for a lot less, says Warner

LONDON: Australia’s vice-captain David Warner has compared the Ben Stokes affair to his 2013 suspension for punching Joe Root, saying his transgression was “a lot less than we’ve seen on the footage” of the England allrounder in a Bristol bar. Warner’s glancing blow at Root was called a “despicable thing” ...

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We will bounce back in Dubai, says Mickey Arthur

ABU DHABI: Mickey Arthur promised that Pakistan will make a strong comeback in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Dubai later this week after his team crumbled in a run-chase of just 136 in the first Test in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan’s coach was visibly frustrated after the ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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PCB terms Umar Akmal’s allegations bogus, reckless

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) came down hard on Umar Akmal on Friday for his latest outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur, going as far to name his actions as a ‘bogus attempt to deviate attention from his own failures. The statement also made a startling revelation that Umar ...

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PCB serves show-cause notice to Umar Akmal

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a show-cause notice to middle-order batsman Umar Akmal for breaching the code of conduct, a day after controversy-prone Akmal alleged national team head coach Mickey Arthur abused him. The PCB has directed Umar Akmal to file reply against the show-cause within seven ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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Celebrations over, we have to start again: Mickey Arthur

Pakistan’s Champions trophy triumph was as phenomenal as it was satisfying. Nobody had expected that the bottom placed team which barely qualified for the eight-nation event will lift the trophy. In fact detractors had sharpened their knives, presuming that Sarfraz and Co will lose all three matches and they have ...

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Pakistan turnaround has been magnificent: Kohli

BIRMINGHAM: Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli paid tribute to Pakistan’s “magnificent turnaround” after his Champions Trophy title-holders booked a place in the final against their arch-rivals. Kohli’s men overwhelmed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday, a day after Pakistan had seen off England by eight wickets in ...

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Pakistan striving for consistency against England, says Arthur

LONDON: A year into his job as Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur is still no closer to removing the inconsistency that dogs the national team. In fact, he may be starting to embrace it. “Sometimes that’s our strength, our unpredictability,” said Arthur, a South African who joked that he has been ...

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