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Saeed Ajmal accuses ICC of bias during their clamp down on suspect actions
Saeed Ajmal accuses ICC of bias during their clamp down on suspect actions

Saeed Ajmal had lost his place in the Pakistan side after remodeling his actionIn a serious claim, discarded Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal has slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for being biased towards players from certain countries in the crackdown on suspect action.Speaking to PakPassion.net, the 38-year old also declared that the equipment used by the game's apex body in various testing centers was malfunctioning. After

May 16 2016
SK Glossary: What is 'Jalebi' or 'Teesra' in cricket?
SK Glossary: What is 'Jalebi' or 'Teesra' in cricket?

Saeed Ajmal uses the ‘teesra’ from time to timeNo, I’m not talking about the one you buy from sweet vendors. For those of you who are puzzled about this, let me get you started with a couple of technical terms. As most of us know, an off-spinner bowls his stock delivery where the ball pitches somewhere between the off stump and the middle stump and then turns towards the leg stump. Now most of the off-spinners we know

Apr 29 2016
A list of highest wicket-takers in T20Is, Ravichandran Ashwin bags the 12th spot
A list of highest wicket-takers in T20Is, Ravichandran Ashwin bags the 12th spot

Shahid Afridi of Pakistan tops the list of the highest wicket-takers in T20 InternationalsT20 cricket is traditionally not a bowler's favourite format of the sport. In modern cricket, both the sides batting for just 20 overs each means the ball is either going to race towards the boundary line or fly over it and that too, quite frequently.However, in the recent years, the scenario has become a bit positive for the bowlers, as the interna

Apr 3 2016
5 Best Death Overs Specialist Bowlers to be seen at the 2016 T20 World Cup
5 Best Death Overs Specialist Bowlers to be seen at the 2016 T20 World Cup

Excitement is at a sky-high for the World T20 which is to be flagged off with the India-New Zealand match at Nagpur on Tuesday. However, the downside of excitement is that it can often throw rational thinking into disorder, an inherent danger of the T20 format – where the winner is often whose nerves are of the stronger steel.A vital part of the artillery required to win T20 matches is the bowler who can be called upon to bowl the closing o

Mar 15 2016
5 most memorable moments of the T20 World Cup history
5 most memorable moments of the T20 World Cup history

The 2016 ICC T20 World Cup 2016 is about to get underway. It is the flagship event of the shortest format of the game. It is going to be the sixth edition of the tournament.Throughout these five editions, the spectators have witnessed many memorable moments. Whether it is Yuvraj’s breathtaking six sixes in an over, or Umar Gul’s five-wicket haul, the tournament has stored plethora of unforgettable moments in its archive. Man

Shahid Afridi receives flak for dismal performance at the Asia Cup
Shahid Afridi receives flak for dismal performance at the Asia Cup

Time to say goodbye?The future of the talismanic Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi is in serious doubt as his team crashed out of the Asia Cup after an embarrassing defeat to Bangladesh. Former Pakistani cricketers also blamed the inefficient Pakistani batsmen for this debacle.Afridi faces the flak because of his string of poor performances with both bat and ball. Even his captaincy is under the scanner, as Misbah-Ul-Haq and Saeed Ajmal ha

Mar 3 2016
PSL: Mohammad Sami picks up 5 wickets as Islamabad United crush Karachi Kings
PSL: Mohammad Sami picks up 5 wickets as Islamabad United crush Karachi Kings

Sami rolled back the years with a five-wicket haul that set up the victory for UnitedIslamabad United’s veteran duo of Mohammad Sami and Brad Haddin proved that the T20 format was not just for the youngsters with brilliant individual performances to help their side beat Karachi Kings by nine wickets in the 2nd qualifying final on Saturday. They will now face Peshawar Zalmi for a spot in the final of the inaugural edition of the PS

Feb 21 2016
West Indies all-rounder Kevin Cooper reported for suspect action in the PSL
West Indies all-rounder Kevin Cooper reported for suspect action in the PSL

Kevon Cooper has been placed on a warning list and will be suspended from bowling should he be reported again West Indies all-rounder Kevin Cooper has been reported for possessing a suspect bowling action during the ongoing inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The 27-year-old, who is an integral member of the Lahore Qalandars franchise, was reported by the match officials during his side’s match with Quetta Gladiators

Feb 18 2016
PSL '16, Match 9: Islamabad United openers help demolish Lahore Qalandars by eight wickets
PSL '16, Match 9: Islamabad United openers help demolish Lahore Qalandars by eight wickets

A Shane Watson-led Islamabad United thumped Lahore Qalandars by eight wickets (Image courtesy: PSL)In the ninth match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), bottom-placed teams, Islamabad United and the Lahore Qalandars faced off at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Both of them went into the match needing a win to move up the rankings in the table.Islamabad United missed the services of their captain, Misbah-ul-Haq with Shane Watson deputising for the P

Feb 11 2016
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,

Dec 22 2015
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
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