No foreign coaches enthusiastic for Pak Cricket coaching post

No foreign coach is running for the Pakistan cricket team job.

The revelation came as the Pakistan Cricket Board‘s coach selection committee short-listed six candidates for the roles of head coach, batting coach and fielding coach.

Committee head and former captain Intikhab Alam said he made two sets of possible candidates for the three posts, which will be . . . → Read More: No foreign coaches enthusiastic for Pak Cricket coaching post

The green shirts are back

By Hamza Faraz Karamat

Pakistan cricket team’s performance is not that bad though it needs a boost

Over the past few months in the world of cricket, Pakistani people began growing worrisome of the performance of their beloved team. The team had previously been on a disappointing streak which left many Pakistanis wondering: . . . → Read More: The green shirts are back

Misbah’s interview throws Najam Sethi’s role under scrutiny

In what can be charitably termed a bizarre occurrence, the PCB head Najam Sethi donned his other hat as a journalist on Saturday night and interviewed Pakistan’s captain Misbah-ul-Haq on his popular political show, Aapas ki Baat.

Sethi asked Misbah all the questions a growing number of critics have been asking as the team has . . . → Read More: Misbah’s interview throws Najam Sethi’s role under scrutiny

Misbah believes team can bounce back

Skipper Misbahul Haq put a brave face Monday on Pakistan’s miserable collapse at the Champions Trophy, believing the team can overcome serious weaknesses to rebuild for the 2015 World Cup.

Pakistan crashed out of the eight-team Champions Trophy last month, losing all three matches as their batsmen flopped once again.

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Pakistan campaigns for home grounds in S Africa

By Telford Vice

PAKISTAN used their arrival in South Africa yesterday to campaign for the return of international cricket to their country.

Misbah-ul-Haq’s men have not played a Test at home since March 2009 – when militants attacked the visiting Sri Lankan team’s bus, killing six policemen and two civilians and wounding six . . . → Read More: Pakistan campaigns for home grounds in S Africa

The Lucky One day

By Hamza Faraz

The first one day match between India and Pakistan turned out to be one of the most interesting ever. Not only was it one of Pakistan’s closest victories but there were several aspects that made the match one for the history books.

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Pakistan qualifies for T20 semi-finals by defeating Australia by 32 runs

COLOMBO: Pakistan gave themselves a big chance of reaching the World Twenty20 semi-finals Tuesday with a shock 32-run win over Australia, who reached the last four regardless courtesy of their net run rate.

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Australia defeats Pakistan by 94 runs

Australia captain George Bailey couldn’t be happier with the way his men are shaping up for the World Twenty20 after a record-breaking win over Pakistan in the third game of their series on Monday night.

Ninth-ranked Australia lost the series 2-1 but took a huge amount of confidence out of their 94-run win, which was . . . → Read More: Australia defeats Pakistan by 94 runs

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

Pakistan hopeful for victory against Aussies today

SHARJAH: Pakistan and Australia lock horns in the first One-Day International (ODI) today with both sides eager to bounce back after poor performances in their previous outings.

While Pakistan went down to Sri Lanka 3-1 in a five-match ODI series, Australia have slipped in the world rankings more so after a 4-0 drubbing at the hands . . . → Read More: Pakistan hopeful for victory against Aussies today