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Pak vs SA – ‘There isn’t anything lacking in my case’

Pak vs SA - 'There isn't anything lacking in my case'

News The quick is skipping Central Punjab’s first few Pakistan Cup matches to manage his workload A remarkable and unexpectedly bountiful domestic season has left Hasan Ali on the verge of a national team comeback, as Pakistan prepare to take on South Africa in Tests and T20Is from the end of January at home. Pakistan announce their squad for South …

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Misbah-ul-Haq claims Mohammad Amir ‘made up’ circumstances of Pakistan retirement

Misbah-ul-Haq claims Mohammad Amir 'made up' circumstances of Pakistan retirement

News Head coach insists Amir’s omission for Zimbabwe, New Zealand series was a unanimous, performance-related decision Misbah-ul-Haq has suggested that Mohammad Amir “made up” the circumstances surrounding his retirement from international cricket. Amir said that “enough is enough” in December, citing “mental torture” in his decision to quit international cricket, but Misbah said on Monday that Amir’s claims had blown …

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PCB’s cricket committee to review Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis’ performance

PCB's cricket committee to review Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis' performance

News “We will do a transparent review of the whole season, starting from the England series” The PCB’s cricket committee will meet on Tuesday to review Pakistan’s 2020-21 season, including the team’s performance in the recent series against New Zealand. Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling Waqar Younis will both be debriefed on a tour where Pakistan lost the Tests 2-0 …

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NZ vs Pak – Dropped catches ‘really affected our chances in NZ’

Pakistan vs South Africa - Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq 'prepared to drop spinners' if Pindi pitch unsuitable

News There could be changes within the team and the coaching staff as Pakistan prepare for the home series against SA Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan coach, was left to rue an age-old Pakistan shortcoming after a third successive Test series loss to New Zealand: dropped catches. Pakistan missed eight chances in the second Test in Christchurch, as well as a couple …

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How the six PSL franchises stack up and their likely first XIs

How the six PSL franchises stack up and their likely first XIs

The six franchises met in Lahore for the Pakistan Super League draft to pick their squad for the sixth edition of the tournament. Each side was given a window to retain a maximum of eight players. In total, each franchise must have a minimum of 16 players and can have another two. They break down as follows: three platinum players, …

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Peshawar Zalmi and Hasan Ali part ways as teams name retentions ahead of PSL 2021 draft

Peshawar Zalmi and Hasan Ali part ways as teams name retentions ahead of PSL 2021 draft

News Zalmi were also the only team to retain only five players, while every other team selected the maximum quota of eight Peshawar Zalmi have released Hasan Ali, their premier fast bowler – seemingly at his own request – to end a five-year-long relationship, and have retained only five players from their previous roster despite having the option to retain …

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Recent Match Report – Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Report Pakistan collapse in a heap against unrelenting pace and hostility New Zealand 659 for 6 dec (Williamson 238, Nicholls 157, Mitchell 102*) beat Pakistan 297 (Azhar 93, Jamieson 5-69) and 186 (Gohar 37, Jamieson 6-48) by an innings and 176 runs Ambushed by pace and hostility, Pakistan’s forgettable tour of New Zealand is over. A 2-0 series sweep for …

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Ireland could host Pakistan T20Is in England but Test opportunities remain limited

Ireland could host Pakistan T20Is in England but Test opportunities remain limited

Cricket Ireland is considering staging a home international series in England this summer, with a two-match T20I series against Pakistan the most likely option. Ireland have a packed home schedule in 2021 featuring 16 limited-overs fixtures. They will be unable to use one of their four home venues, with Clontarf unlikely to be ready to host international cricket after the …

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Recent Match Report – Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2020/21

Stumps Pakistan 297 and 8 for 1 (Abid 7*, Abbas 1*, Jamieson 1-1) trail New Zealand 659 for 6 decl (Williamson 237, Nicholls 157, Mitchell 102*) by 354 runs It rained runs, much of them in boundaries, Kane Williamson’s class and dropped catches on a leaden Christchurch Tuesday. All of it meant more agony for Pakistan; perhaps thoughts of the …

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