LAHORE: Pakistan cricket chiefs on Tuesday appointed fast bowling legend Waqar Younis for a second spell as national head coach.
The 42-year-old had been tipped as favourite to take over the role vacated by Australian coach Dav Whatmore, whose contract expired in March.
Former wicketkeeper Moin Khan, who filled in as interim coach, . . . → Read More: Waqar Younis announced as Pakistan’s head coach
(Emmad Hameed) After surrendering the Asia Cup, Misbahul Haq claimed that his team’s plan was to blunt the threat of Lasith Malinga, the most potent Sri Lanka bowler, by not giving him any wickets. The irony, though, is that Malinga took all five wickets to fall in the Pakistan innings in the final of the . . . → Read More: The difference between aiming and feigning
By Samar Esapzai
After an indubitably glorious victory against India in the Asia Cup this past Sunday, ardent Pakistani fans, all across the world, have indeed found various ways to celebrate this euphoric occasion. While some celebrations are fun and safe, others are not.
I am referring to the infamous aerial firing . . . → Read More: Another case against aerial firing
ZAKA ASHRAF’S REPLACEMENT AS PCB CHAIRMAN HAS CAUSED SHAKE-UP IN TEAM MANAGEMENT.
Pakistan on Tuesday appointed former captain Moin Khan as the head coach of the national cricket team, replacing Australian Dav Whatmore whose two-year contract expired last month.
. . . → Read More: Moin Khan named new Head Coach by PCB
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Zaka Ashraf has resumed his duties as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman on Thursday a day after he was restored by a two-member divisional bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
Ashraf was suspended by IHC judge Shaukat Aziz Siddique in May last year when a retired cricket official challenged his election as . . . → Read More: Zaka Ashraf vows to complete tenure as PCB Chairman
The Asia Cup final between Bangladesh and Pakistan was the ultimate in one-day cricket – 4 runs to get with one ball to go. Pakistan’s victory was partly due to mature captaincy by Misbahul Haq and partly due to the fact that Aizaz Cheema bowled an excellent last over including a very well disguised slow . . . → Read More: What lies beyond Asia cup