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Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings in a nail biting encounter by 2 runs
Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings in a nail biting encounter by 2 runs

Islamabad United players captured their winning moment in a selfieIslamabad United defeated Karachi Kings by 2 runs in the game 6 of Pakistan Super League which was played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.United's Saeed Ajmal was awarded Man-of-the-Match for his splendid performance with the ball where he picked three important wicket of Kings' batsmen.After winning the toss, Kings' captain Shoaib Malik decided to f

Feb 8 2016
Saeed Ajmal accused of misusing 5.3 million rupees from his cricket academy
Saeed Ajmal accused of misusing 5.3 million rupees from his cricket academy

Saeed Ajmal is being told to shut his academy downA year ago Saeed Ajmal had to shut his cricket academy in Faisalabad down owing to terror threats. "I was told that the Punjab government has sent advice to close down the academy temporarily because threats have been received against the academy that it may be attacked," said Ajmal.The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) administration has now charged Saeed Ajmal with misappropri

Jan 10 2016
5 instances when the 10th wicket stand scored half the runs of a team total
5 instances when the 10th wicket stand scored half the runs of a team total

In the 3rd innings of the recently concluded Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan opening partnership scored 71 runs while all other 9 wickets could gather only 62 runs. It is however not the first time that a single partnership has scored more runs than all the other partnerships could put on collectively in a single innings whether it be Dravid-Sehwag partnership vs Pakistan or Jayawardene-Sangakkara partnership vs South

Dec 25 2015
PSL draft day 2: Sangakkara and Ajmal get picked, no place for Younis and Jayawardene
PSL draft day 2: Sangakkara and Ajmal get picked, no place for Younis and Jayawardene

Jayawardene was left disappointed after day two of PSL draftThe second day of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft saw stalwarts like Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, and Saeed Ajmal getting picked as supplementary players after the teams had exhausted their squads of 16 across the five categories.The drafts began with teams being asked to pick five players each from the Silver category which saw Mushfiqur Rahim, Babar Azam, and Sam Billi

Dec 22 2015
5 surprises from the PSL Draft 2015
5 surprises from the PSL Draft 2015

Former cricketers during the second day of the PSL Draft Many former and current cricketers of the Pakistan cricket team have found themselves picked by their respective franchises, in the ongoing Draft of the Pakistan Super League. Though most names were expected to be picked, there were some surprises in store, for some former and current cricketers. For instance, a player with a significant amount of experience in international cricket,

Stats: Highest wicket-takers in Test cricket in each year starting from 1877 to 2015
Stats: Highest wicket-takers in Test cricket in each year starting from 1877 to 2015

Ashwin is the leading Test wicket-taker in 2015 The first Test match was played between Australia and England from 15th March to 19th March 1877. To date, 2194 Test matches have been played and many records have been created and broken in those Test matches. We know that cricket is a team game. All the players in the squad have a role to play in the side, even those who don’t make it to the play

Dec 20 2015
Stats: Highest wicket-takers in ODI cricket in each year starting from 1971 to 2015
Stats: Highest wicket-takers in ODI cricket in each year starting from 1971 to 2015

Mitchell Starc is the leading ODI wicket taker in 2015 The first ODI cricket match was played between Australia and England on 5th January 1971. To date, 3703 ODI matches have been played and many records have been created and broken in those ODI matches. We know that cricket is a team game. All the players in the squad have a role to play in the side, even those who don’t make it to the playing eleven. It is the d

Dec 19 2015
Stats: Shahid Afridi becomes highest wicket taker in T20 internationals
Stats: Shahid Afridi becomes highest wicket taker in T20 internationals

Shahid Afridi is a proven match winner Pakistan’s t20 team captain Shahid Afridi, playing in his 86th t20 international match, became the highest wicket-taker in the format after capturing the wicket of England’s batsman James Vince in the 2nd t20 match between England and Pakistan at Dubai, thereby overtaking his team-mate Saeed Ajmal, who has taken 85 wickets for Pakistan in 64 t20 international matches. Shahid Afridi has pla

Nov 28 2015
5 instances when teams made perfect use of their home advantage
5 instances when teams made perfect use of their home advantage

India’s dominance over South Africa during the ongoing Test series between the two teams has been there for everyone to see as the Proteas stare at yet another defeat in the 3rd Test at Nagpur. With the Indian spinners creating havoc in the opposition camp on pitches that have turned square from Day One, it is evident that they have been able exploit their home conditions to good effect. Not only India, but teams from all over th

Nov 27 2015
Mohammad Amir and Saeed Ajmal inspire Chittagong Vikings to a thrilling 1-run win against Sylhet Super Stars
Mohammad Amir and Saeed Ajmal inspire Chittagong Vikings to a thrilling 1-run win against Sylhet Super Stars

Mohammad Amir bowled a brilliant last over to guide Chittagong Vikings to their first win of the season Mohammad Amir and Saeed Ajmal, two Pakistani stars who are out of international cricket for different reasons, were the stars for Chittagong Vikings in a thrilling 1-run victory against the Sylhet Super Stars in the third match of Bangladesh Premier League 2015. There was a huge controversy prior to the match, as the Vikings refused to t

Nov 23 2015
5 spinners who made Sachin Tendulkar struggle
5 spinners who made Sachin Tendulkar struggle

There are no two ways about the fact that Sachin Tendulkar is arguably the greatest batsman to have played the game. However, just like other legends of the game, he too has had his own struggles during his playing career. Whether beset by injuries, lack of form or difficult conditions, the master batsman has faced them all and still managed to come out trumps. Other than these, Sachin has also been troubled by certain bowlers in his playin

Nov 23 2015
Saeed Ajmal apologises for outburst against PCB, ICC
Saeed Ajmal apologises for outburst against PCB, ICC

Ajmal has expressed his regret in a written apology over the comments he made against the PCB & the ICC Saeed Ajmal has apologised for his remarks against the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Mid-Day reports. The off-spinner conveyed his thoughts in a written apology in response to the show-cause issued to him by the PCB after his controversial comments to a television channel based in Pakis

Nov 22 2015
Saeed Ajmal's PCB contract suspended after outburst against the ICC
Saeed Ajmal's PCB contract suspended after outburst against the ICC

Ajmal had accused the ICC of only targetting off-spinners for suspect action The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have taken strong action against off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for his recent outburst against the International Cricket Council (ICC) by suspending his contract, ESPNCricinfo reports.  Ajmal, who has been less effective since having made to remodel his action after being reported for suspect action in 2014, had launched a scath

Nov 13 2015
Can the mystery spinners find their mojo again in international cricket?
Can the mystery spinners find their mojo again in international cricket?

Can Mendis take over the mantle once again? Batting has been cricket’s glamour queen for a very long time. Fast bowling also hogged the limelight for some time with the rise of the invincible West Indian team. However, spin bowling has always been the perennial nerd in world cricket. Appreciating a spin bowler takes the same amount of patience as fishing. To read a spinner’s mind, one needs to be endowed with the brain of a gra

Nov 11 2015
5 spinners whose careers got affected due to suspect bowling action
5 spinners whose careers got affected due to suspect bowling action

Caption     The issue of suspect actions has gained momentum over the last one-and-a-half years, particularly from the time that International Cricket Council (ICC) has revised its policies regarding it. ICC's proactive campaign to clamp down on illegal bowling actions has seen several high-profile cricketers being suspended from international and domestic cricket. Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal and Mohammad Hafeez were

Nov 6 2015
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