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Cook’s captaincy in stats

At Mirpur, Alastair Cook will captain England for the 54th time in Test cricket, equalling Michael Atherton’s record. ;While that is still some way short of Graeme Smith’s record 109 Tests in charge, it is still a notable achievement.

Push-up celebration promotes a negative image of Pakistan: PML leader Rana Afzal

A parliamentary committee on Wednesday expressed reservations over cricket players doing push-ups to celebrate victories during matches. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz MNA Rana Afzal raised the issue, saying players should perform nafl prayers or do sajdas rather than push-ups. Push-ups became a popular form of celebrating personal feats among Pakistani players during their tour of England following their training camp with the […] The post Push-up celebration promotes a negative image of Pakistan: PML leader Rana Afzal appeared first on CricTracker.

Stuart Broad dropped by England as Zafar Ansari makes debut and Steven Finn returns for Second Test vs Bangladesh in Dhaka

STUART BROAD and Gareth Batty will be left out of England’s team for the Second Test against Bangladesh here tomorrow. The fast bowler with 360 Test wickets and the 39-year-old spinner will be replaced by Steven Finn and debutant Zafar Ansari. Captain Alastair Cook and head coach Trevor Bayliss promised after England’s thrilling 22-run win […]

PCB’s bizarre logic behind Misbah’s pushups

ISLAMABAD: A PCB official told parliamentarians that elderly Test skipper Misbah ul Haq wanted to prove his fitness by doing pushups after scoring a century against England in a recent series. The National Assembly Standing Committee on IPC met here at the Parliament House under the chairmanship of Abdul Qahar Khan Wadan, in which matters…

Beard to learn from Collingwood, Lewis and Taylor with Young Lions

Aaron Beard has once again joined up with the Young Lions this week attending a training camp at the National Cricket Performance Centre in Loughborough. England have already appointed Durham captain Paul Collingwood and Sussex bowling coach Jon Lewis to the coaching staff for the Young Lions programme this winter, which includes a three-week trip to… Read more »