When England won the Ashes and followed it with a whitewash against India, the British media went over board and claimed that this team is well poised to dominated the world cricket over the next decade. However as expected the things started to fall apart when they started playing in the sub-continent tracks. They were white washed [...]
Karachi Jun 8 (AFP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday suspended national cricket selector Mohammad Ilyas for alleged breach of conduct for criticising Shahid Afridi and appearing on a TV show with banned Salman Butt. The PCB served two show-cause notices to the 65-year-old former batsman, first over his outburst against Afridi. In announcing his [...]
Lahore, June 8(ANI): In the wake of the current standoff between former captain Shahid Afridi and the Pakistan Cricket Board, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Afridi was a great player, and that he should be treated well. Talking to media persons after inaugurating a cricket summer camp at Gymkhana Cricket Club in [...]
Karachi, Jun 6 (AFP): Retired cricket star Shahid Afridi will not appear before the Pakistan Cricket Board disciplinary committee on charges of violating the code of conduct, his lawyer said on Monday, claiming the process was unlawful. “The process followed by the PCB does not conform with the law as even under Pakistan’s constitution there [...]
Lahore, June 3(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has formed a four-member disciplinary committee for hearing a disciplinary case against former captain Shahid Afridi from June 8. The PCB has initiated action against Afridi in response to the breaches he committed under the Central Contract signed with the board by “announcing his retirement in the [...]
Islamabad, June 3(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has denied interfering with former captain Shahid Afridi‘s attempts to run the side. Afridi had been leading the Twenty20 and ODI sides since early 2010 before the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) recently removed him as one-day captain for the series against Ireland, appointing Test captain Misbahul Haq, [...]
“I have just talked to them and briefed them on what happened to me. When I meet Ijaz Butt, PCB chairman I will share with him too. I think no one will put his future on line and there were some reasons when I left the team and went to Britain.” – Haider
“Be it Imran Khan ( 1992), Aamer Sohail(1996 – Stand in skipper for Wasim Akram), Wasim Akram(1999), Waqar Younis(2003) they just couldn’t go past the finishing line to defeat India in all the World Cup encounters and today Shahid Afridi meted out with same fate – Agony”
“It was way back in the World Cup 1999, when Australia was last time lost a match and that was against Pakistan and 34 matches on since then, Australia had an amazing run in the World Cups without losing a single match and it was Pakistan yet again brought the Aussies down.”
“The fast and furious Shoaib Akhtar was sent all over the park in the 46th over by Ross Taylor who also brought up his hundred by hitting six on the last ball of the over. Shoaib conceded 28 runs in this over.”
What happens to future of this great game in Pakistan now depends on this Pak Team, it is how they will carry themselves on and off the field, that will decide what they can give back to the youth of this country who adore this game with unmatched passion
The third T20I hat-trick from Tim Southee ripped Pakistani batting
Captain Misbah and Azhar Ali ensured that Pakistan did not end up in another collapse and draw the test thus drawing the series as well.
The Test matches have started lets see what Pakistan cricket has more to offer. No matter whatever anyone suggest one thing is for sure you can’t beat the excitement of following Pakistan Cricket on and off the field !