Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Tag Archives: Mickey Arthur

Champions Trophy: Pakistan face do-or-die situation

LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur’s press conference after their opener against India in the ICC Champions Trophy was the best indication one could get of the preparation, or lack of it, the team has had before travelling to England. Arthur had a common answer to a few of the questions ...

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Pakistan completely calm ahead of India clash: Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur (R) and captain Sarfraz Ahmed attend a press conference at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur insisted his side were “completely calm” ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against arch-rivals India – the latest edition of world cricket’s highest profile fixture. A ...

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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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Sarfraz steps in, Azhar steps down as ODI captain

LAHORE: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan’s One-day International (ODI) cricket team captain and Sarfraz Ahmad will now take over as ODI captain. Azhar took this decision after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. “Azhar met me Thursday and offered to step down ...

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Arthur slams ‘woeful’ Pakistan fielding

SYDNEY: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has labelled his side’s fielding “woeful” and “unacceptable” after a butter-fingered display in the fourth VB one-day international against Australia in Sydney. Pakistan dropped four catches in the field as the home side racked up a monster total of 6-353, with each of Australia’s four ...

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Mickey Arthur wants to get rid of international Twenty20 matches

PERTH: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes Twenty20 cricket should be played almost exclusively at the domestic level in order to give ailing one-day international format a much-needed boost. Arthur was in the stands during the Perth Scorchers’ 27-run win over Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League, an Australian ...

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Pakistan’s old-style cricket doesn’t really have future: Arthur

SYDNEY: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur, on the other day, said that the national team’s old fashioned approach in ODI cricket doesn’t really have a future in the one-day game. Speaking after the visitors’ 92-run loss at the Gabba in Brisbane, the South African said that the side went back to ...

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Yasir Shah suffers hamstring strain

SYDNEY: Yasir Shah’s difficult tour of Australia continued on the second day of the final Test in Sydney when he picked up a low-grade hamstring strain in his left leg. Yasir struggled through the warm-ups in the morning. He did come out to field, though his movements were limited and ...

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Azhar applauds Shafiq’s skill at No. 6

Asad Shafiq break a 43-year-old record GABBA: It was a somewhat incongruous sight on day one in Brisbane: a West Indies legend attending a Test between Australia and Pakistan. Had Sir Garry Sobers, currently on a speaking tour in Australia, stayed at the Gabba a few days more, he would ...

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