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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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
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
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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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
Former Test cricketer Moin-ul-Atiq has joined the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as sports psychologist and motivational speaker.
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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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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
Followers of Pakistan cricket savoured a rare feeling of bone-deep satisfaction last night.
It was rare not only for being the first time in over 100 years that a team won a Test after being bowled out for less than 100 runs.
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