newscricket4 days ago

Sri Lankan Cricket Board to send security expert to Pakistan before deciding fate of Test series

The Sri Lankan Cricket Board will be sending a security expert to Pakistan to weigh up the security system before it takes any call on the scheduled Test series in Lahore and Karachi. As per reports, Sri Lanka are still tentative on sending the national team to Pakistan for the two Tests.
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newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Never abuse the game, says Waqar Younis after India’s semi-final loss

Waqar Younis took to Twitter to make a mockery out of India’s semi-final loss against New Zealand saying that the team got punishment for abusing the game. Younis’ tweet referred to India’s lack of intent against England in the league game which ended Pakistan’s hopes of qualifying for the semis.
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newscricket6 days ago

Mickey Arthur will have to apply afresh to have a chance of continuing as head coach, states Pakistan Cricket Board

PCB has told Mickey Arthur that the team’s performance over the past three years will be placed under scrutiny and the coach will have to apply as a fresh candidate to have a chance of continuing with his job. Pakistan’s dismal showing in the World Cup may lead to changes in the staff and captaincy.
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newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I am playing because God has destined it to be so, says Imam-ul-Haq

Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq has stated that he is playing in the Pakistan national team because his god wants him to and is destined to be a part of the team. Imam has been the talk of the town for his relationship with Pakistan legend Inzamam-ul-Haq and has been often accused of nepotism.
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newscricket6 days ago

"Everything was depicted in a bad light" - Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam reveal the onslaught they received post defeat to India

Imam ul-Haq and Babar Azam have stated how they were placed under the scanner and trolled mercilessly for things related and unrelated to the game after their defeat to India. They explained how they felt personally and as a unit when the fans humiliated them based on their personal lives.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC ODI Rankings | Rohit Sharma closes in on Virat Kohli on top of batsmen rankings

After hitting five centuries in eight games, Rohit Sharma has closed the 51-point gap between Virat Kohli and himself to a mere six points, with the Indian vice-captain reaching a career-high 885 points. Babar Azam has moved up four places to third position, Faf du Plessis rose to fourth spot.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Proud of the way the team fought back to win the last four matches, says Sarfaraz Ahmed

Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his Pakistan teammates as he added that he was proud of the manner in which players fought back to win the last four matches at the ICC World Cup 2019. Ahmed further said he is confident that he can lead the team to the next level ahead of the T20 WC next year.
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newscricket9 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Shaheen Afridi a beacon of light for next generation of fast bowlers, states Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram has made bold predictions about Shaheen Afridi labelling him as the future of pace bowling in world cricket, expressing his surprise on why Pakistan took long to offer him opportunities. Shaheen had stated that he idolizes Akram while his coach compared him to the likes of Starc.
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newscricket9 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It is not a bad finish by Pakistan and no need to panic, says Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has reckoned Pakistan’s finish as a good one and opines that there is no need to panic. Pakistan bounced back emphatically to win the last four games and end up with 11 points alongside New Zealand but an inferior net run rate saw them being knocked out.
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newscricket10 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Mickey Arthur wants ICC to take head-to-head into consideration instead of net run-rate

Mickey Arthur wants the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take the head-to-head numbers into consideration in case of a tie on the table instead of net run-rate. Pakistan failed to qualify for the semi-finals in this edition as New Zealand got a nod ahead on the back of a superior net run rate.
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