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newscricket9 days ago

Shane Watson's sledging fuelled my aggressive spell, reveals Wahab Riaz

Wahab Riaz has gone back time to rewind his iconic spell against Shane Watson in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup and revealed that it was the latter's sledging that fuelled him. Riaz revealed that Watson made fun of his batting when he was struggling against Mitchell Starc and he was really angry.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Wahab Riaz accused of tampering the ball in PSL

England opener Jason Roy and veteran Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz reportedly clashed during the inaugural fixture of the PSL when the former alleged the latter of intentionally altering the ball’s condition. Quetta Gladiators mentioned about the same in its match report but did not mention any player.
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newscricket4 months ago

Players leaving Test cricket for other assignment is not right thing to do, says Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah-ul-Haq is unhappy with fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz as the duo is unavailable for Tests with former retiring from Tests to prolong his white-ball game and Riaz taking an indefinite break from Test cricket. Pakistan have only 20 points from 3 matches in Test Championship.
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newscricket5 months ago

Pakistan revoke NOCs of its players for Abu Dhabi T10 league

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revoked the "conditional NOCs" handed out to its players to feature in the T10 league in UAE, which is set to commence next month, on Wednesday. The board’s press release further mentioned that the decision was in order to manage the players’ workload.
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newscricket6 months ago

Abu Dhabi League sees names like Mohammad Amir, Lasith Malinga being picked for lucrative price

The 10-day Abu Dhabi T-10 league tournament, which has been scheduled to be held from November 15, saw Pakistan and Sri Lanka stars Mohammad Amir and Lasith Malinga going under the hammer in the auction. The annual player draft saw as many as 110 players allocated across eight teams.
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newscricket7 months ago

Wahab Riaz takes indefinite break from red-ball cricket to focus on limited-over matches

Pakistani pacer Wahab Riaz, on Thursday, announced that he would be taking an indefinite break from red-ball cricket in order shift his focus on ODIs and T20s. Wahab last represented Pakistan in Test cricket against Australia in 2018, but has always been in and around the limited-overs teams.
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newscricket8 months ago

I was in huge pain, but no one from PCB contacted me, says Junaid Khan on World Cup snub

Pakistani pacer Junaid Khan has opened up on his 'silent protest' post his exclusion from the 15-member squad of the World Cup, revealing that he received no intimation from the PCB. Junaid had earlier posted a picture on Twitter with his mouth taped after he was overlooked for the World Cup.
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newscricket9 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Very pleased with Shaheen’s improvement says Wahab Riaz

Wahab Riaz shook off comparisons of their World Cup campaign to that of the successful run in ‘92, saying that the entire team is motivated to win the World Cup. Riaz said that he was extremely pleased with the performances of the bowling unit, especially that of young Shaheen Shah Afridi.
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newscricket9 months ago

8 things you missed | From Sarfaraz Ahmed trying and failing to do a Dhoni to Rashid Khan's throw hitting the captain

Welcome back to the article which will make you go, 'How did I miss that?'. You are saying you didn't miss a single incident in the nail-biting match between Afghanistan and Pakistan? I am here to prove you wrong. Here are the 8 things you missed during the fantastic match.
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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to Afghanistan's terrible batting collapse against Pakistan

Afghanistan suffered yet another batting collapse, this time against Pakistan, which resulted in the team posting a paltry total of 227 runs. Shaheen Afridi was once again the wrecker in chief for the Pakistani side and induced a batting collapse which set the Twitter world on fire.
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