Shahzad back home after minor skull fracture

The 22-year-old Shehzad was rushed to a hospital where CT scan revealed that he had sustained a minor skull fracture.

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad flew back to Lahore on Tuesday night after a minor skull fracture ruled him out of the remainder of the Abu Dhabi Test and the remaining two Tests.

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The Illegitimate Government of Bangladesh

By Azmaish Ka Waqt NEWSVINE

Digging up a bitter past full of memories that all sides need to forget and get over, and sometimes distorting – and other times, playing lying about – established historical facts and ground reality; the incumbent Awami League government of Sheikh Hasina Wajid has constructed a fictitious “external enemy” to build . . . → Read More: The Illegitimate Government of Bangladesh

Misbah: The man with a plan

Cricket is perhaps the only sport in which a captain actually does more than just play the game or wear an armband.

Apart from having good, consistent cricketing abilities, he has to also exhibit a penchant for the kind of leadership found in a military general or in a political leader.

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Leading the Pakistani cricket team- no mere feat

By Peter Oborne

Who is the most admirable cricketer in the world? Some might name Michael Clarke, who has done so much to turn the Australian team around, both with the bat and also brilliant captaincy.

Some might well suggest Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who again and again digs the woeful West Indian batting line up out . . . → Read More: Leading the Pakistani cricket team- no mere feat

Bangladesh to decide cricket tour to Lahore on Dec 20

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will inform Pakistan Cricket Board about their position regarding the proposed Bangladesh tour to Pakistan by December 20, it has been learnt.

“We hope that we will be able to clear our position by December 20. We’ll sit with our stakeholders, including players and concerned government officials, very soon. We . . . → Read More: Bangladesh to decide cricket tour to Lahore on Dec 20

Pakistan makes record breaking T20 victory again Australia

Australia’s captain George Bailey has admitted his side stands no chance of winning the World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka if their performances mirror a shattering first-up loss to Pakistan in the series in Dubai.

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Why can’t Pakistan win

Prof Farakh A Khan 

Pakistan’s 180 million people drew a massive zero in the Olympics. Since 1996 Atlanta Olympics in the last five meets Pakistan failed to win a single medal. Even war torn Afghanistan managed to win a medal in the last Olympics. Only our hockey team had qualified to compete in . . . → Read More: Why can’t Pakistan win

PCB hires sports psychologist

Former Test cricketer Moin-ul-Atiq has joined the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as sports psychologist and motivational speaker.

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Misbah penalized for slow over-rate

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been banned from the first test against Sri Lanka in Galle that starts on Friday as punishment for his team’s slow over-rate in the final match of the one-day series.

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Aussie batsmen trying to tackle the spin

Andrew Wu, Roseau, Dominica

RICKY PONTING claimed another major milestone but Australia face a major battle to preserve their series lead after their batsmen were bamboozled by Shane Shillingford in the third Test against the West Indies on Monday.

Shillingford prised out four wickets on a spin-friendly pitch, leaving Australia – for the . . . → Read More: Aussie batsmen trying to tackle the spin