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T-10 might harm Test format

By Muzamil Asif Cricket has now entered to the business world as almost all cricket playing nations have started their individual leagues one after the other, which in fact is growing the interest of all those big fishing company owners of the world who are seeking to invest their money to earn some quality profits….

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Young players looking for chance

By Muzamil Asif Pakistan is slowly but surely building up the strong combination in sports as they are producing match winning young talented players one after the other. Pakistan Super league (PSL) has done the same miracle which IPL performed for Indian cricket which transformed into a festival for the country. PSL provided the right…

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PAK vs SL : 2nd Test Preview

Pakistan will have plenty of questions to answer in their day-night test against the Sri Lankans. In a series many expected them to win comfortably, Pakistan continued their long-standing tradition of collapsing on the fifth day in the first test of the series and can now only manage another unsatisfying draw, at best.   Pakistan’s…

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Afridi, Misbah spearhead T10 revolution

The United Arab Emirates will introduce a new cricket format when big hitters Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, India’s Virender Singh, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and England’s Eoin Morgan feature in a T-10 league in December. The ten-over-a-side matches will spread over 90 minutes (45 minute each side) in Sharjah, the details of which were announced…

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No Misbah, Younis as Pakistan look to new Test era

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan will step into a new Test era without retired batting greats Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq when they take on Sri Lanka in the first Test in Abu Dhabi from Thursday. Playing without Younis and Misbah is unaccustomed territory for Pakistan, who haven’t had a Test featuring neither of the talismanic, prolific pair…

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Video: Selectors ignore Fawad Alam yet again despite stellar form, fitness

LAHORE: Pakistani cricketer Fawad Alam was yet again ignored by selectors when he was not picked for the Test squad against Sri Lanka despite his ongoing stellar form and impressive fitness.  Fawad Alam is one cricketer who has performed in the First Class consistently, scoring centuries and taking wickets one after the other. However, he…

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Video: Misbah, Afridi perform a lap of honour

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captains, Misbah ul Haq and Shahid Afridi were given standing ovation by a full house for their illustrious services for Pakistan cricket during the third and the last T20 international match of the independence Cup here on Friday night. Pakistan cricket Board arranged separate rides for the two star players in ‘rickshaws’…

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Waqar Younis appointed Islamabad United bowling coach

ISLAMABAD: Waqar Younis will take charge as the bowling coach and director cricket of the Pakistan Super League team Islamabad United. The former Pakistan fast bowler has been given the role after former director cricket Wasim Akram left it. Both Waqar and Akram were supposedly linked to Multan Sultans and a reunion was on the…

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Misbah celebrates 43rd birthday

KARACHI: Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan’s most successful captain ever, celebrated his 43rd birthday with friends and family in Lahore on Sunday, just two weeks after his retirement from cricket. His pictures on the social media show the legend cricketer celebrating his birthday along with wife, two daughters, a son and other family members. 🎉 Happy Birthday to…

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Brilliant captains, brilliant leaders: Pietersen pays tribute to Misbah, Younis

England cricketer Kevin Pietersen paid glittering tributes to recently-retired Pakistani batsmen Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan, calling them ‘great captains and great leaders’.  Ever since Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan have hung their boots, praises and tributes have poured in from across the world. Kevin Pietersen is one individual who has often played against the two stellar…

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A tribute fit for the legends: Mural pays homage to Misbah, Younis

KARACHI: A befitting tribute for the two legends of Test cricket. Watch these painters paint a beautiful mural of former Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and ex-middle order batsman Younis Khan outside the wall of the National Stadium. Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan both bid farewell to international cricket in heroic fashion as Pakistan pulled off a…

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Video: Historic last ball of Yasir Shah

Yasir Shah made history with his last ball in third and last test against West Indies in Dominica. Before he threw his final delivery of the series, the commentator mentioned the fact it was Shah’s last ball of the series. Mark commentator’s words ‘Yasir Shah wins match’. Watch the historic moment.

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Pakistan wins its 1st test series in Caribbean

Dominica : Pakistan won a thrilling third and final Test with six balls to spare to clinch a first series victory in the West Indies Sunday and give a fitting farewell to the retiring captain Misbah ul Haq and veteran Younis Khan.

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Azhar Ali falls after second hundred of Pak-WI series

ROSEAU, Dominica: Azhar Ali crawled to a second hundred in as many matches as Pakistan reached 227 for three at lunch on the second day of the third and final Test against the West Indies on Thursday. An extended morning session at Windsor Park in Dominica following the rain interruptions of day one saw just…

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Younis Khan may reconsider retirement

KARACHI: Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan, who recently announced that he will bid adieu to international cricket after the ongoing three-match Test series against West Indies, has said that he might reconsider his retirement plans if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) says it still needs his services. The 39-year-old admitted that although it is a…

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Twitterati pay rich tribute to ‘King’ Misbah

LAHORE: As Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq made public his decision to retire after the upcoming West Indies Test series on Thursday, fans of the stellar batsman paid rich tribute to him on Twitter. Misbah has given Pakistani cricket and its avid fans plenty of moments to be proud of. That proved true when the Test…

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Video: Misbah bids farewell to international cricket

Pakistani test captain Misbah-ul-Haq announced his retirement from the longest format of the game on Thursday. Watch his complete media talk in Lahore.

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Sarfaraz Ahmad—the leader Pakistan cricket team was in search of

By:Shahjahan Khurram Pakistan recently trounced the Windies on their own home turf in the T20 format, clinching the series 3-1 against the hosts. With Pakistan winning two of the three T20 wins decisively and the other one remarkably well under pressure, the spotlight is currently on T20 captain Sarfaraz Ahmad and the question on everyone’s…

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Video: Misbah on his fitness

Pakistan’s ageing Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who has made himself available for next month’s three-match Test series against West Indies, silences all rumours about his fitness. He has ignored all entreaties from ex-players to call time on his illustrious career. Misbah is excited to resume his role as Test skipper in West Indies in April.

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Video: Misbah hits 6 sixes in 6 balls

Pakistan Test Captain and batsman Misbah-ul-Haq entered in a Elite list of batsman who has done the incomprehensible. The 42-year-old Misbah ran crazy with his energy hitting as he figured out how to hit 6 sixes of 6 balls for his group Hong Kong Islands on March ninth in the Hong Kong T20 Blitz. He…

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Video: Misbah beautifully bowled out by Imad Wasim

In the Pakistan Super League 2nd qualifying playoff, Karachi Kings’ Imad Wasim bowled Islamabad United captain Misbah ul Haq with a special little slider. Watch this moment…

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