Monday, 29 November 2021

Tag Archives: Wasim Akram

Javed Miandad demands death penalty for match-fixers

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain and legend cricketer Javed Miandad hates the ugly match-fixing aspect of cricket with a passion, so much so that he has suggested a very extreme deterrence technique. The 59-year-old believes those found guilty of corrupting the gentleman’s game should be made an example out of and ...

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PSL final paved way for World XI tour: Ramiz

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja on Tuesday said that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final served its purpose as International Cricket Council (ICC) is now planning to send a World XI team to Lahore in September. According to a report, the ICC has devised a schedule for ‘The Independence ...

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PSL 2 commences with magnificent colourful ceremony

DUBAI: The second Pakistan Super League (PSL) commenced with the colourful opening ceremony held here at Dubai International Stadium on Thursday. The opening ceremony started with the national anthems of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The organisers billed it to be an entertaining event, with celebrity appearances and ...

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Sangakkara considers ‘genius’ Wasim Akram the greatest ever

PERTH: Born with an ability to tarnish any bowling attack, Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara is regarded as one of the most complete batsman of the modern era. The batting genius form the island nation claims Wasim Akram as the most difficult bowler he ever faced. Yes, Wasim Akranm ...

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We are better than what our ranking suggests: Imad

PERTH: Pakistan’s left-arm spinner Imad Wasim says the tourists are better than their ranking suggests as they chase victory against the world’s No.1 side. Pakistan have returned to their most successful Australian venue looking to take a further bite out of an unsettled home side and take the lead in ...

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Australia v Pakistan Test at MCG in 1979 one for the ages

MELBOURNE:  A controversial run-out of Rodney Hogg that set the tone for a rancorous series, the first of Allan Border’s 27 Test centuries, and an Australian collapse that made Hobart, 2016, seem like a runfest. The Australia-Pakistan Test at the MCG in 1979 was brimming with moments for the ages. ...

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Wasim Akram to train Sri Lanka’s pacers

COLOMBO: Former Pakistan captain and bowling great Wasim Akram kicked off a coaching frenzy in the Sri Lankan capital where he met with retired bowlers and raw pacers looking for international breakthrough. At the hugely popular Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) ground in the heart of Colombo, Akram yesterday launched SLC’s ...

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