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Wahab Riaz claims Pakistani bowlers will test England in the upcoming series
Wahab Riaz claims Pakistani bowlers will test England in the upcoming series

Wahab Riaz hailed Misbah ul Haq’s contributions to Pakistan cricketIf the ongoing Test series between England and Sri Lanka is anything to go by, Pakistan certainly have their task cut out. However, pace bowler Wahab Riaz remained quietly optimistic about his team’s chances.Speaking to PakPassion.net, Riaz expressed hope that his team-mates can exploit the loopholes in England’s batting lineup. But, the 30-year old conceded that

May 27 2016
Pakistan announces 22 probables for England Series; Ahmed Shehzad left out
Pakistan announces 22 probables for England Series; Ahmed Shehzad left out

Stylish Pakistan opener left out despite exceptional domestic performancesAfter being left out of Pakistan’s training camp on disciplinary grounds at the start of this month, the dashing Pakistan opener, Ahmed Shehzad, now has been omitted from the 22 probable list for the upcoming England tour in July-August. It has to be kept in concern that the stylish right-handed batsman has been in exceptional form and was the lead

May 26 2016
The dismal state of India-Pakistan cricketing relations
The dismal state of India-Pakistan cricketing relations

One hopes that newly elected BCCI President Mr. Anurag Thakur will heed the calls of the subcontinent’s aching cricket fan base   The story goes that the chef at Jaipur’s Rambagh palace had forty baby lambs slaughtered the day before Pakistan’s military dictator and arguably the most hated man in his country was to be hosted as part of his trip to India to enjoy a game of cricket. Paying true homage to Mughlai cul

May 22 2016
Pakistan pacer Amir applies for UK visa
Pakistan pacer Amir applies for UK visa

 Lahore, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir is waiting to find out whether he will be permitted to tour England after submitting his visa application to the high commission in Islamabad.Amir could be denied a visa for his country's upcoming tour of England, following his conviction in the 2010 spot-fixing controversy.Amir pleaded guilty to spot-fixing charges and was banned from cricket for five years as well as being required

May 21 2016
Mohammad Amir could be denied visa for England tour
Mohammad Amir could be denied visa for England tour

Mohammad Amir in action for Pakstan during the World T20.Pakistan's star fast bowler Mohammad Amir could be denied a visa for the England tour this summer over his conviction in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal. Amir was found guilty in 2010 of having taken payments for bowling deliberate no-balls in the Lord's Test.He was subsequently banned by the ICC for a period of five years  and sentenced to six months in a young offenders' ins

Don't Fade Away: 5 acts of sportsmanship in T20Is that will always linger in our memory
Don't Fade Away: 5 acts of sportsmanship in T20Is that will always linger in our memory

While teams get onto the field with the intention of winning, at the end of the day, however, it is just a game. What matters is whether the game was played in goodspirit - if the essence was kept intact.Cricket is known as the gentlemen’s game, and there is a reason for that. Even though there might be some incidents that would make one challenge the description, cricket has seen some of the kindest gestures between opposition players.Be i

Mar 30 2016
The new king of cricket - Virat Kohli
The new king of cricket - Virat Kohli

His meaning to the Indian national team extends far beyond a set of numbers of uncertain valueVirat Kohli’s emergence as India’s numero uno batsmen has ensured a seamless transition from the era of Sachin Tendulkar. While an ODI average of 52 and a T20 average of 55 (seriously?) mark him out as one of the best, if not the best, limited overs’ batsmen in the world.His meaning to the Indian national team extends far beyo

Mar 28 2016
Five bowlers who can restrain Chris Gayle
Five bowlers who can restrain Chris Gayle

Can anyone really stop Chris Gayle?In the cricketing World, Chris Gayle is widely regarded as a brutal hitter of the cricket ball. This Jamaican can decimate any bowling attack in limited over format with his superb hand-eye co-ordination. From pacers to spinners, bowlers are regularly dispatched to boundaries by this incomparable batsman.He is batting magnificently since the last few years in the limited over format. His most recent 100 off 47 b

Mar 27 2016
Pakistan cricket team divided into groups, claims report
Pakistan cricket team divided into groups, claims report

Mohammad Amir (middle) celebrating with his teammates The Pakistan cricket team which is currently playing in the ongoing ICC World T20 in India is clearly divided into groups as claimed by The Nation. Pakistan has lost two of the three matches they played in the tournament so far. They claimed that a reliable source, who is also regarded as one of the best cricketers of the country has confirmed that a five-man powerful group has

Mar 25 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: The journey of the class of 2008
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: The journey of the class of 2008

The world stood up and appluaded when Virat Kohli took India home on Saturday. It was a tricky target to chase on a dicey pitch, often interrupted by unnecessary dismissals. But the modern master stood strong at one end. Unflappable, unbeatable, and taking his team closer to yet another World Cup win over Pakistan.But behind the success story of every genius, there is a starting point. For Kohli, the starting point was him leading India to the U-

Mar 23 2016
5 memorable moments from the New Zealand-Pakistan match that don't fade away
5 memorable moments from the New Zealand-Pakistan match that don't fade away

New Zealand became the first side to guarantee their place in the semi-finals of the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 with their third straight win in the group stages, defeating Pakistan by 22 runs at Mohali on Tuesday. Martin Guptill’s 48-ball 80 powered the Black Caps to 180/5 and though Sharjeel Khan’s breezy cameo of 47 gave Pakistan a quick start, the run chase fizzled out dramatically as the Asian country succumbed to their second straight

Mar 23 2016
Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli: Passing the baton of batsmanship
Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli: Passing the baton of batsmanship

Virat Kohli has picked from where Sachin left1st March 2003, almost 13 years ago. A 9-year-old, third-grade attending boy was eagerly waiting in front of the TV, checking the clock desperately. That day nothing else mattered to him in the world. All he wanted was to witness a good cricketing match between the biggest rivals in the world with a hope of his team coming on top. For him, his country's win was the big

Mar 22 2016
ICC World T20 2016 Fantasy Guru: Phase 3 set-up and the league code (updated for Ind-Ban)
ICC World T20 2016 Fantasy Guru: Phase 3 set-up and the league code (updated for Ind-Ban)

New Zealand vs PakistanCaptain – Corey AndersonWhile it’s true that the Kiwi top order has failed to deliver so far, it’s largely due to the nature of the surfaces they were playing on. From the reports I have been able to gather, Mohali is expected to see a lot of runs; the ground’s history suggests the same as well. There could some assistance for the pacers in the powerplay (nothing alarming though), and trust the

Mar 22 2016
LIVE Score Updates: Pakistan vs New Zealand, ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Where to watch live, Ball by Ball Commentary, Live Streaming Info, Preview and Prediction
LIVE Score Updates: Pakistan vs New Zealand, ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Where to watch live, Ball by Ball Commentary, Live Streaming Info, Preview and Prediction

New Zealand will take on Pakistan in their third match at the ICC T20 World Cup 2016The Group 2 encounter between New Zealand and Pakistan is a very important match for Pakistan as they lost their match against arch-rivals India by 6 wickets.Also read: Live Streaming Info: India Women vs England Women ICC T20 WC 2016, TV ListingAfter losing against India at the Eden Gardens, Pakistan would like to bounce back to winning ways if the

Mar 22 2016
6 signature moments from the India vs Pakistan match that don't fade away
6 signature moments from the India vs Pakistan match that don't fade away

India defeated Pakistan yet again in a World Cup clashAfter having lost the tournament opener against New Zealand, India were on the verge of elimination and were facing Pakistan at Eden Gardens in a high-octane clash.There was a dispiriting rain delay that greeted the players though, and the match finally started after conceding four overs to the rain gods. The most anticipated match of the group stages of the ICC T20 World C

Mar 20 2016
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