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Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif asks Mickey Arthur not to speak often with the media
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif asks Mickey Arthur not to speak often with the media

Mickey Arthur is faced with a challenging task in turning around Pakistan’s fortunesEven when the national team is not in action, there is no shortage of drama when it comes to Pakistan cricket. It is now the turn of former wicket-keeper batsman Rashid Latif to add fuel to the fire. Pakistan Tribune reported the 47-year-old from Karachi asking the newly appointed coach Mickey Arthur to reduce his interactions with the media. He also wa

May 20 2016
Fastest bowlers in cricket: Top 8 Express Pace Bowlers in Cricket History
Fastest bowlers in cricket: Top 8 Express Pace Bowlers in Cricket History

Curtley Ambrose in actionOne of the finest sights in cricket is to see a fast bowler running up the wicket swiftly and hurling an array of express deliveries at the batsman who then hops around like a cat on a hot tin roof. Over the past several decades, cricket has given us many a great fast bowler. There are some who shined briefly while some were able to leave indelible marks on the game.Here, we look at eight of the best express pace bowlers

May 17 2016
Mickey Arthur handed 8 months by Shoaib Akhtar to repair Pakistan cricket
Mickey Arthur handed 8 months by Shoaib Akhtar to repair Pakistan cricket

Shoaib Akhtar is feeling hopeful about Arthur’s collaboration with the Pakistan teamOff the field, Shoaib Akhtar speaks like the way he used to bowl in his prime – cut-throat and no-holds-barred. In an interview with a local television network, the enigmatic pacer has given an ultimatum of only 8 months to Mickey Arthur, the newly appointed Head Coach of the Pakistan team.Not the one to mince any words, Akhtar expressed his thoug

May 11 2016
10 altercations between players of the same country
10 altercations between players of the same country

Just as it has evolved in other aspects, the game of cricket has changed from a slow, good-natured game to a fast, fierce and ever-changing sport. With passion mixing with aggression, sparks fly and temper reaches flashpoint. The game has seen quite a few fights amongst opponents, but there are a few occasions when teammates got into disagreements and spats. Here’s a list of ten incidents where players from the same country had an altercati

May 5 2016
Video: How Virat Kohli responded when Shoaib Akhtar asked him to help out Pakistan batsmen
Video: How Virat Kohli responded when Shoaib Akhtar asked him to help out Pakistan batsmen

Will Pakistan batsmen take cricket lessons from Virat Kohli?Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar revealed an interesting conversation he recently had with India’s batting mainstay Virat Kohli. In a TV interview this week, Akhtar was discussing the frailties of the Pakistani batting order. He was saying that batsmen like Ahmed Shahzad and Umar Akmal have the talent of Kohli, but lack his application.He seemed to point out the reason for

Virender Sehwag trolls Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter after India hammered Pakistan 5-1 in hockey
Virender Sehwag trolls Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter after India hammered Pakistan 5-1 in hockey

Virender Sehwag hits Shoaib Akhtar for a six.....off the pitch this time.Former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag trolled his famed rival Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter. Taking advantage of India’s record-breaking 5-1 win over Pakistan at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in hockey, the Nawab of Najafgarh showed his humorous side by mocking the former Pakistan pacer.When India and Pakistan face off on the field, everybody sits up and takes

Apr 12 2016
Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, and Mohammad Hafeez bid farewell to Waqar Younis on Twitter
Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, and Mohammad Hafeez bid farewell to Waqar Younis on Twitter

Waqar during a Pakistani nets session at SharjahLegendary Pakistani fast bowler, Waqar Younis had stepped down from the role of his national cricket team's head coach last Monday following a string of disappointing results. The 'Men in Green’ fared poorly in the Asia Cup as well as the ICC World T20 2016, having being ousted from both the tournaments in their respective first rounds.Waqar was re-appointed as the

Apr 7 2016
ICC World T20 2016: Shahid Afridi resigns as Pakistan captain
ICC World T20 2016: Shahid Afridi resigns as Pakistan captain

Shahid Afridi has decided to give up the captaincy of the Pakistani T20 teamUnder fire from all corners over his alleged lackadaisical leadership, and hampered further by Pakistan’s dismal run in the shortest format of the game, the incumbent Pakistani T20 captain, Shahid Afridi, has decided to relinquish his captaincy.In a twitter update, the veteran Pakistani all-rounder informed the Pakistani diaspora of his decision and said that i

Apr 3 2016
The hoax called Boom-Boom
The hoax called Boom-Boom

The long walk back to pavilionThe sense of resignation on his face was quite evident, slumped on the chair in his dugout as the chase against Australia had finally come to an embarrassing end. The long kamikaze career of the man fondly referred to as Mr. Boom-Boom was finally drawing to an end; at least for now.As has been the case for his entire career, the fans go haywire as soon as they see Shahid Afridi walking to the crease. And the familiar

Mar 30 2016
ICC T20 World Cup: Shoaib Akhtar reveals he had predicted Pakistan's dismal run
ICC T20 World Cup: Shoaib Akhtar reveals he had predicted Pakistan's dismal run

Waqar Younis had publicly spoken about the lack of quality in his squadFormer Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has openly criticized the continuously woeful performances from Shahid Afridi’s team. DNA India reported the enigmatic cricketer also claiming that he had warned the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) about the fragile system which could lead to a rapid slide.But, PCB did not pay heed to his words. Akhtar said, “This downslide didn'

Mar 24 2016
5 Shahid Afridi comments that will make you go,
5 Shahid Afridi comments that will make you go, "Did he really say that?"

Shahid Afridi and controversies go hand and hand. The evergreen all-rounder has been a constant in the Pakistani line up for the 20th year running now, and he has never been away from the limelight.Also read: Australia vs Pakistan, ICC T20 WC 2016: LIVE streaming info, prediction, squads, match date and match timeApart from his impulsive batting and sprightly yet sporadic match-winning performances, Afridi has frequently found himself at the

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
6 thrilling India-Pakistan encounters that don't fade away
6 thrilling India-Pakistan encounters that don't fade away

India and Pakistan have always managed to polarise emotions throughout history. Be it during the horrors of partition, unfortunate wars or even in the race to become a nuclear power, the rivalry has been intense.Over the years, much of that intensity has been replicated on the cricket field. The sport has been bringing together and dividing - both at the same time - millions of people on either side of the border. Now, once again, the two teams a

Mar 18 2016
ICC to conduct random dope tests in the upcoming T20 World Cup
ICC to conduct random dope tests in the upcoming T20 World Cup

ICC CEO Dave Richardson said ICC will continue to conduct random dope testsICC World T20 tournament organisers have clearly said that they will carry out random dope tests during the mega-event. The announcement was made after the world woke up to the tennis star Maria Sharapova’s shock revelation.Also read: ICC T20 World Cup 2016 tickets: How to book tickets online The world of sports has witnessed many scandalous doping incident

Mar 10 2016
10 athletes who were involved in doping scandals
10 athletes who were involved in doping scandals

Maria Sharapova admitted in a press conference that she had tested positive for banned substance meldonium, which she says she had been taking in the form of medication for the better part of a decade without the knowledge that it was banned.Read more: Sharapova tests positive for banned substance - All you need to know http://www.sportskeeda.com/tennis/maria-sharapova-admits-to-failing-australian-open-drug-test-2016Here, we look at 10 other athl

Mar 8 2016
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