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Management tries to lift Pakistan team’s spirits ahead of Adelaide ODI

The Pakistan cricket team management attempted to lift the Green Shirts’ spirits in a meeting held on Tuesday ahead of the ODI series’ last match in Adelaide on January 26. In the meeting, the management tried to rejuvenate the team, which lost to Australia in Sydney on Sunday and subsequently lost the ODI series as well as a result. The Pakistan team did not take part in any practice today.

Misbah-ul-Haq Q&A – part two

In the second part of an interview with Saj Sadiq, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq talks about Mohammad Amir, player development and the importance of top-level cricket returning to Pakistan…

Moeen Ali, Dilshan, Roy picked in PSL replacement draft

LAHORE: A replacement draft for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 edition was finalized here on Monday to facilitate the inclusion of replacement foreign players after some of the players picked in the original draft dropped out of the competition due to injuries, unavailability, international commitments or bans. Team managements of the PSL franchises were present at the National Cricket Academy, where the picks were made after consent of all participants, said a spokesman of the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Misbah to announce decision on retirement

ISLAMABAD: Test captain Misbah ul Haq announced that he would make a decision about his future after the conclusion of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) slated to be held in February. “I will announce my decision whether or not to retire from international cricket after the end of PSL and it would…

PCB names match officials for PSL

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed officials for the smooth conduct of the matches in the Pakistan Super League commencing from February 9 at off shore venue Dubai. Country’s Known cricket official Muhammad Anees has been appointed as match referee along with Sri Lankan Roshan Mahnama, sources in the PCB told APP here on…

All 10 squads for the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 confirmed

The squads of the 10 sides participating in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo from 7-21 February have been announced. India, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka are among the leading sides participating in the tournament, which will decide which four teams get a chance to play in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 from 24 June to 23 July in England and Wales.

Pakistan LOI: Short Term Fixes

Please list short term (and relatively) quick fixes for Pakistan LOI woes. 1. Its clear that Batsmen from the South (Karachi, Hyderabad) are able to score quickly and this could be due to true(er) pitches so play all LOI’s down South 2.

KSE-100 crosses 50,000 points, touches record high

KARACHI: The KSE-100 Index – a benchmark for market performance – crossed the 50,000-point level for the first time, spurred by a bull run that has seen it advance over 32% since MSCI announced its decision to reclassify Pakistan as an emerging market in mid-June last year. On Tuesday, the index…

Indian actress Kalki Koechlin speaks about Pakistan visit

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin spoke about her recent visit to Pakistan. In an interview to Indian Express, the acclaimed Indian actress dilated on her documentary film, Azmaish, with Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar. Koechlin visited rural Sindh for the documentary in view of interacting with the people on ground to know their say on pertinent socio-political issues.

Maryam Safdar named in Panama Papers as beneficiary

—Quote— The daughter of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been proved to have been involved in the Panama Papers scandal, a German newspaper said, as it backed up an earlier claim. German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung on Monday posted documents on Twitter confirming that Maryam Safdar…

WATCH: Imran Tahir’s heartwarming tribute to Junaid Jamshed

Pakistan-born South African cricketer Imran Tahir on Sunday paid tribute to Junaid Jamshed, who along with his wife died in the PK-661 crash near Havelian last month, in the second T20i against Sri Lanka. After trapping Asela Gunaratne LBW, Tahir lifted his jersey in celebration to reveal a portrait of Junaid Jamshed which was printed on his undershirt. After marrying a South African national, Imran — who has played Pakistan’s domestic cricket —has represented the Proteas in 20 Tests, 64 ODIs and 29 T20Is.

India blind cricket team all set to tour Pakistan in late 2017

International cricket action might have eluded Pakistan for a long time now. However, they might well see some flavor of international cricket return to the abandoned cricket venue yet again. As per the recent reports in, the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has confirmed that the Indian blind cricket team will tour Pakistan later […] The post India blind cricket team all set to tour Pakistan in late 2017 appeared first on CricTracker.

Pietersen reveals the best bowler he’s faced (Hint: he’s from Pakistan)

Batsman Kevin Pietersen has revealed the most difficult bowler he’s ever faced in his cricket career is Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif. Pietersen, who has given a lot of grief to some of the best bowlers on the planet, said Mohammad Asif gave him the toughest time among all other bowlers he has ever faced. Speaking on the Howie Games podcast, KP was all praise for Asif’s uncanny ability to find seam movement which put him “a country mile” ahead of the likes of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Muttiah Muralitharan, reported.

Misbah-ul-Haq Q&A – part one

After two tough Test series, in Australia and New Zealand, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq spoke to Saj Sadiq about where his side went wrong and his plans for retirement, in the first of a two-part interview…

Steve Smith urges his team to change their approach in India, wants David Warner to emulate Karun Nair

After whitewashing Pakistan 3-0 in the recently concluded Test series, the Steve Smith led Aussies will be high on confidence going into the tour of India where they will travel as the 2nd ranked side in the world. Apart from the series victory against Pakistan, Australia was pretty ordinary in 2016 and lost five consecutive […] The post Steve Smith urges his team to change their approach in India, wants David Warner to emulate Karun Nair appeared first on CricTracker.

India agrees to be a part of Independence Cup 2018 in Sri Lanka

Team India has finally agreed to play the 2018 edition of the Independence Cup with the Sri Lankans hosting it come January the following year. This will be a prominent part of the 70th year of the Independence Celebrations given the fact that South Africa and Pakistan will also be joining in to make it […] The post India agrees to be a part of Independence Cup 2018 in Sri Lanka appeared first on CricTracker.