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newscricket6 days ago

Looking for scapegoats is a norm in Pakistan cricket, says Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah-ul-Haq, who stepped down as head coach recently has stated that Pakistan cricket should stop looking for scapegoats after losing a match or series. He further added that 'cosmetic surgery' will not change anything in Pakistan cricket as the problems are deep-rooted in the system.
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newscricket14 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Change in management shouldn’t have happened before a mega event like T20 World Cup, says Hasan Ali

Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has said that the resignations of Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis came at the wrong time and it shouldn’t have happened before a crucial tournament like T20 World Cup. He further added that the Pakistan team has a good combination plus the ability to beat any team.
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newscricket20 days ago

If Pakistan make changes in World T20 squad then chief selector must ethically resign, opines Rashid Latif

Rashid Latif is of the opinion that PCB chief selector Muhammad Wasim should ethically resign if any changes are made to the Pakistan World T20 squad. He also shared his thoughts on the upcoming T20 World Cup saying that India and England are the most balanced sides in the tournament
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Will try and replicate 2017 Champions Trophy final, says Hasan Ali on India-Pakistan T20 WC game

While Hasan Ali admitted that playing against India is always a pressure game, he is hopeful of his team replicating the 2017 Champions Trophy final heroics against the arch-rivals, at the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. The two teams will face-off in a Super 12 encounter on October 24 in Dubai.
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newscricket2 months ago

Babar Azam is 'fully behind direction of the team', incorrect reports are circulating, says PCB chief Wasim Khan

PCB chairman Wasim Khan has quashed out rumours regarding the squad environment and said that captain Babar Azam 'is fully behind the direction that is being taken'. Recently, Misbah-ul-Haq resigned from his head coach position hours after the team's T20 World Cup squad was announced.
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newscricket2 months ago

Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis step down as Pakistan coaches with immediate effect

Citing bio-bubble fatigue and Pakistan's busy cricket schedule in the next six months, Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis have stepped down from their respective coaching roles on Monday. PCB has now appointed former cricketers Abdul Razzaq and Saqlain Mushtaq as interim coaches.
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newscricket2 months ago

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests COVID positive

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq, who was with the team on their tour of West Indies, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Wednesday, stated that Misbah will have to go through a mandatory 10-day quarantine in another hotel in Jamaica as he failed two RT-PCR Tests.
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newscricket3 months ago

Harsh to judge Azam Khan after just two knocks, insists Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq defended young Azam Khan, and believes that it will be unfair to judge the 22-year-old based on just two knocks, after the right-hander failed to light up the stage against England. Misbah further admitted that Pakistan are enduring ‘same old’ middle-order problems.
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newscricket4 months ago

Azam Khan and Sohaib Maqsood could be tried in Pakistan’s middle-order, asserts Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has mentioned that Azam Khan and Sohaib Maqsood will be considered in the team’s middle-order in their upcoming limited-overs series against England that starts on July 8. Misbah also said that a majority of players are in good form, heading into the series.
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newscricket4 months ago

If Amir takes back retirement and does well, doors are open for him, reveals Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has made it clear that the doors are still open for Mohammad Amir if he does come out of retirement and performs well. He also added that playing against top teams like England and West Indies, ahead of the T20 World Cup, will be very beneficial for the side.
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