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Series win in South Africa - Pakistan wins hearts all over again
Series win in South Africa - Pakistan wins hearts all over again

“In other words, submission. Because, finally, what Pakistan are doing in these moments is asking you to submit. They are asking you, opponent and spectator, to submit to their reality, their chaos, their unplanning, their spur of the moment, their pox, their talent, their wretchedness, their beauty, their spirit.” – Osman Samiuddin Ahmed Shehzad with the Man of the Match award after the series win Last night’s second on

Nov 28 2013
Preview: South Africa vs Pakistan ODI series
Preview: South Africa vs Pakistan ODI series

Pakistan and South Africa Teams together after sharing the Series Pakistan goes into the one-day series with more confidence after beating South Africa in their last T20 match by six runs, drawing the T20 series 1-1. This gives Pakistan a fighting chance against South Africa after the team suffered in the UAE ODI series a 4-1 defeat. The tourists will now look to defeat the South African team on their home turf in this three-match series. Pakis

Nov 23 2013
South Africa beat Pakistan via D/L mehtod
South Africa beat Pakistan via D/L mehtod

Quinton de Kock got South Africa off to a flier Continuing from where they left off in the UAE, South Africa defeated Pakistan by four runs – via the Duckworth-Lewis method – to clinch the first T20 in the series at The New Wanderers in Johannesburg. Pakistan were 60/2 when the rain came pouring down, and there was no play possible after that. Earlier on, South Africa could only manage a modest 153 despite getting off to a flying st

Nov 21 2013
Pakistan are worse than Bangladesh, says Shoaib Akhtar
Pakistan are worse than Bangladesh, says Shoaib Akhtar

Mohammad Hafeez bowled by Imran Tahir Former Pakistani fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar, has yet again stirred up a controversy by lashing out at the current Pakistan team and describing their batting as “worse than Bangladesh”. “I am saying this with certainty if Bangladeshi batsmen had been playing this series they would have won it 5-0. South Africa has not won this series they have been gifted it by our spineless batting,”

Nov 9 2013
Graeme Smith ruled out of rest of the ODI series against Pakistan due to post-concussion syndrome
Graeme Smith ruled out of rest of the ODI series against Pakistan due to post-concussion syndrome

Graeme Smith will not play in rest of the ODIs against Pakistan South Africa’s captain Graeme Smith has been ruled out of the remainder of the ODI series against Pakistan after he was diagnosed with post-concussion syndrome, Cricket South Africa announced via their twitter handle today, before the start of the 3rd ODI. #csanews Smith to miss the remainder of the ODI series against Pakistan — Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) Novem

I didn't cheat: Faf du Plessis claims his innocence
I didn't cheat: Faf du Plessis claims his innocence

Faf du Plessis “I was trying to keep the ball as dry as possible. As the footage showed, I was on the rough side of the ball, and I’ll be the first to admit that I was working it far too close to my zip. That’s obviously what the third umpire saw on TV.” – Faf du Plessis today finally came out claiming his innocence in the ball tampering issue during the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai. Du Plessis denied the

Nov 4 2013
Pakistan vs South Africa 2013: Hashim Amla doubtful while Dale Steyn rested for ODI series
Pakistan vs South Africa 2013: Hashim Amla doubtful while Dale Steyn rested for ODI series

Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn South African batting star, Hashim Amla is doubtful for the ODI series against Pakistan in UAE as his wife is yet to deliver their second child. Incidentally Amla also didn’t feature in the second Test against Pakistan so that he could stay with his family on such a momentous occasion. In case Amla doesn’t play the ODIs, the left-handed Colin Ingram has been kept as stand by. Apart from Amla, South Afric

Oct 27 2013
Stats: Most ducks in ODIs
Stats: Most ducks in ODIs

Pakistan’s explosive batsman Shahid Afridi has overtaken countryman Wasim Akram in recording the most number of ducks in ODIs. He is at present lying on the second spot, whereas the list is led by former Sri Lankan opener-turned-politician Sanath Jayasuriya. It is hardly a surprise that Afridi is at the second position with 29 ducks, the way he bats it seems like an all or nothing approach! Most ducks in a ODIs:  *Stats accurate up to March

Mar 25 2013