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There is no rift within the team – emphasises Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan captain, has once again denied the reports of his alleged rift with Mohammad Hafeez and maintains that the whole team is united. The cricketer from Mianwali also indicated that only the players who perform well in the on-going President’s One-Day Tournament 2012-13 will find a place in the squad for the ICC […]

Venkatesh Prasad optimistic about RCB’s chances in IPL 6

Despite losing their group fixture against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday, Venkatesh Prasad, the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) bowling coach, is optimistic about his team’s chances in the event and revealed that AB de Villiers is now available for the franchise.   The South African One Day International captain was not able to take part in […]

Stephen Fleming devastated after the loss against Mumbai Indians

Stephen Fleming, the former New Zealand captain and coach of the Chennai Super Kings, is extremely disappointed at his team’s performance in their opening fixture of the sixth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Mumbai Indians at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai, and admitted that his side did not deserve to win […]

Wasim Akram to assist young Pakistani fast bowlers

Struggling in the fast bowling department, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to take help from the former skipper and legendary fast bowler, Wasim Akram, who is going to coach the young and emerging speedsters in the country.   Since the ban imposed on Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir after the spot-fixing controversy, the […]

We will miss Shikhar Dhawan – Kumar Sangakkara


Excited about the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kumar Sangakkara, the Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper, is optimistic about his team’s chances in the event but the wicketkeeper/batsman is disappointed to have lost the services of Shikhar Dhawan.   The 27-year-old left-handed batsman made his Test debut last month against Australia and stunned the […]

We are not ignoring the future – Iqbal Qasim

Despite facing a lot of criticism in recent times, Iqbal Qasim, the chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), is of the opinion that the national team is moving in the right direction in the shorter formats of the game.   According to a number of sporting analysts, Pakistan’s One Day International (ODI) team […]

Aamer Sohail wants Shahid Afridi to be dropped from ODIs

Aamer Sohail, the former Pakistan captain, is of the opinion that the Green Shirts need to change their combination in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013, urging the team management to exclude Shahid Afridi from the One Day International (ODI) squad.   Having been dropped from the ODI squad for the tour of India, Boom Boom […]

Misbah-ul-Haq vows to bat aggressively now

Motivated to prove his critics wrong, Pakistan’s Test and One Day International (ODI) skipper, Misbah-ul-Haq, has vowed to play aggressive cricket in future and said healthy criticism is always positive but no one should doubt the potential of a player.   The cricketer from Mianwali, who made his Test debut in 2001, failed to cement […]

Younis Khan not picked in the preliminary squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013

Younis Khan, the former Pakistan captain, has been dropped from the 30-man preliminary squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013, which is scheduled to be played in England in June. The right-handed top-order batsman’s place in the limited-overs team was under threat after a poor performance in the recently-concluded One Day International (ODI) series against […]

Raza Hasan confident about his international career

Having recovered from a career-threatening spine injury, Pakistan’s young left-arm spinner, Raza Hasan, is confident about his future and is not too fazed by the competition he has to face from Saeed Ajmal and Abdur Rehman.   The 20-year-old cricketer, who came through the ranks of junior cricket in the country, represented Pakistan in the […]

Pakistan needs to improve the domestic cricket structure – Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistan’s T20 captain, Mohammad Hafeez feels that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) needs to improve the standard of domestic cricket in the country if it wants to produce players of the highest ability in future.   The right-handed batsman is presently leading Lahore Lions in the Faysal Bank Super 8 T20 Tournament 2013, with his […]

Saeed Ajmal in danger of having hernia

Pakistan’s premier spin bowler, Saeed Ajmal has revealed that he has been suffering from pain in his lower abdomen and there are chances that he has hernia. In that case, the great off-spinner will have to go through a surgery before the Green Shirts visit Scotland next month.   Over the last couple of years, […]


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