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Mohammad Hafeez bids farewell to the international cricket, will continue playing franchise cricket

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has announced his retirement from international cricket, ending a career started in 2003 against Zimbabwe in an ODI match. Hafeez will continue playing franchise cricket and will feature for Lahore Qalandars in the upcoming edition of the Pakistan Super League.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup | Waqar Younis slams Justin Langer for praising David Warner’s six on double-bounce ball

Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis has slammed Australia head coach Justin Langer for praising David Warner's six off a delivery which bounced twice. The incident has again brought the 'Spirit of Cricket' in focus and several former cricketers have criticised the Australian southpaw for the shot.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup | Where is Shane Warne now? Questions Gambhir on Warner's six off Hafeez in PAK vs AUS semis

Gautam Gambhir has questioned David Warner's sportsmanship after he hit a six on a ball that bounced twice on the wicket during the semi-final on Thursday. Gambhir also pointed that Shane Warne, who is usually vocal on matters related to Spirit of Cricket, has not commented on the incident.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | VIDEO: David Warner strikes six off double-bounce no-ball from Mohammad Hafeez

In a rather bizarre incident, Mohammad Hafeez dished out a ball which bounced twice, and David Warner sent it for a six during the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final between Pakistan and Australia in Dubai on Thursday. It was deemed a no-ball, and Warner failed to capitalize on the subsequent free-hit.
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newscricket2 months ago

Mohammad Hafeez opts out of Bangladesh T20Is, Iftikhar Ahmed recalled

Mohammad Hafeez has opted out of Pakistan's upcoming three-match T20I series in Bangladesh, having requested Chief Selector Muhammad Wasim to "allow youngsters opportunities to perform and gain international exposure". Batting all-rounder Iftikhar Ahmed has been recalled to the 18-member squad.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | T20 World Cup - Pakistan players enter Namibia dressing room, exhibit stunning Spirit of Cricket

In a wonderful gesture, members of Pakistan cricket team entered the Namibia dressing room and motivated their players for playing 'some brilliant cricket'. Pakistan defeated Namibia by 45 runs in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday to become the first team to qualify for the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We changed our XI thrice before Pakistan match, reveals New Zealand head coach Gary Stead

Gary Stead has stated that New Zealand changed the team three times before the match against Pakistan on Tuesday, due to the uncertainty around clearance by the ICC for Adam Milne to play. Milne was roped into the 15-member squad as a like-for-like replacement for the injured Lockie Ferguson.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Win over New Zealand is dedicated to Pakistan security forces, says Mohammad Hafeez

All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has dedicated his team’s victory over New Zealand by five wickets to Pakistan's security forces. Earlier in September, the Black Caps had pulled out of the white-ball series in Pakistan citing security threats just before the start of the first ODI in Rawalpindi.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Like Virat Kohli, Babar Azam is proof that good batting and good captaincy go hand in hand, says Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina lauded Babar Azam, and marked him as a proof for the notion that good batting and good captaincy go hand in hand,ahead of the India-Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 clash on Sunday, October 24. He further added that India will be at advantage, having played the IPL in the UAE recently.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Pakistan exclude Sarfaraz Ahmed from 12-man squad for India clash, Shoaib Malik included

Pakistan have announced their 12-member squad for their first T20 World Cup 2021 match against India at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday, October 24. While veterans Shoaib Malik and Mohammed Hafeez were included, Sarfaraz Ahmed missed out, so too did Mohammed Nawaz and  Mohammad Wasim Jr.
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