Younis Khan: ODI team selection system

Do you remember the days when you would place a school bag on your preferred bus seat to symbolise that it was reserved? It would take a routine effort to have the bag all packed at the end of the last period and then dash towards the car park to get a preferred position.

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Pakistan to confront South Africa in 2nd ODI

A comfortable and convincing victory over Pakistan in the first ODI will reignite public admiration for the South Africa in the limited overs arena, while Pakistan simply made too many mistakes. Whether the tourists have the ability to rectify these mistakes is another question entirely, one that will surely be answered at Centurion.

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Pakistani cricketers show support for polio vaccinations

It seems that in addition to cricket, the fight against polio too unites Pakistan and India.

On Saturday, two members of the Pakistan cricket squad turned up to administer polio drops to children at a specially held event in New Delhi, reported Radio Pakistan.

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Shahid Afridi pulls out of Pakistan series in Ireland

Former captain Shahid Afridi has withdrawn from Pakistan’s squad for two one-day internationals in Ireland because his father is ill.

A Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman said: “Afridi informed us his father has been admitted to hospital for liver treatment and he wants to be with him.”

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Salman, Junaid and Azam get Test call-ups

Wicket-keeper Mohammad Salman, allrounderHammad Azam and left-arm seamer Junaid Khan are the new faces in Pakistan’s 15-member squad for the upcoming two-Test series against West Indies.

Misbah-ul-Haq who led the Test side creditably in the aftermath of the spot-fixing scandal, remains in charge. Salman, Azam and Junaid have all been, in effect, kept on after being blooded . . . → Read More: Salman, Junaid and Azam get Test call-ups

Misbah, Younis set up drawn match and series win

Pakistan weathered a hostile opening spell that reduced them to 42 for 3 in the first hour, worked their way to safety in the second session, and made a half-hearted attempt to win the Test before settling for a draw that gave them the series 1-0. It was theirfirst series victory outside the subcontinent . . . → Read More: Misbah, Younis set up drawn match and series win

Cricket Calendar: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2010-2011 Schedule Fixtures | 3 T20, 2 Tests, 6 ODI Match Series

Two of the big test playing nations struggling to cope with the pressure at the highest level of international cricket will go head to head for a full fledge series which includes 3 Twenty20 matches, 2 Test matches and 6 matches on One Day Internationa series. Pakistan who are coming into this match on the . . . → Read More: Cricket Calendar: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2010-2011 Schedule Fixtures | 3 T20, 2 Tests, 6 ODI Match Series