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PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan believes lack of educated players causing Pakistan's failure
PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan believes lack of educated players causing Pakistan's failure

Shaharyar Khan has come up with a fascinating reason behind Pakistan's recent string of poor performancesShaharyar Khan, the Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board has once again come into the limelight for all the wrong reasons. The 82-year-old Pakistani diplomat has gone on record to say that the lack of educated cricketers is one of the main reasons behind the nation's recent string of poor performances.While talking to the Pakistani press

May 20 2016
England vs Pakistan 2016: 15 of 31 Pakistani cricketers fail fitness test ahead of their tour of England
England vs Pakistan 2016: 15 of 31 Pakistani cricketers fail fitness test ahead of their tour of England

Pakistani cricketers during a training session at Eden Gardens earlier this yearWith Pakistan set to tour England in the middle of July later this year, the newly appointed Pakistan head coach, Mickey Arthur already knew his task was cut out. However, the results coming from the ongoing boot camp currently being held at the Kakul Military Academy in Abbottabad is certain to have raised his eyebrows. It has been reported that a

May 19 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
Kevin Pietersen feels disappointed as Ahmed Shehzad is left out of the Pakistan squad
Kevin Pietersen feels disappointed as Ahmed Shehzad is left out of the Pakistan squad

Kevin Pietersen feels gutted as Ahmed Shehzad is left out of the Pakistan squad The swashbuckling England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who was recently ruled out the IPL 2016 due to an injury, voiced his support for his Quetta Gladiators teammate Ahmed Shehzad on social media as the Pakistani opener has been left out of the 35-man list for the training camp before the England tour in July.The duo played for Quetta Gladiators in the Pak

May 3 2016
Shahid Afridi feels lack of focus at grassroots level is bound to hurt Pakistan cricket
Shahid Afridi feels lack of focus at grassroots level is bound to hurt Pakistan cricket

Afridi was omitted from the 35-member training camp for the upcoming England tourThe former Pakistan captain, Shahid Afridi believes that lack of focus towards the grassroots level of the game is bound to hurt Pakistan cricket. According to him, the absence of talent in Pakistan's domestic scene may be a cause of worry.The Pakistan Cricket team has not had a very good season this year. They were knocked out of th

Pakistan drop Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Shahid Afridi from probables for England tour
Pakistan drop Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Shahid Afridi from probables for England tour

Despite numerous calls for him to retire, Afridi is in no mood to back awayWhen Inzamam-ul-Haq was appointed Chief Selector of Pakistan, there were plenty of expectations from him to infuse freshness into the set-up. The former skipper’s first major decision is a pretty strong one with the likes of Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal, and Shahid Afridi excluded from contention for the upcoming tour to England.While the lack of discipline wa

May 2 2016
Pakistan drop Shahid Afridi, Ahmed Shehzad  and Umar Akmal for England tour
Pakistan drop Shahid Afridi, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal for England tour

Shahid Afridi failed to inspire Pakistan in the World T20The ripples of Pakistan's disastrous World Twenty20 campaign continues to resonate with star players Shahid Afridi, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal being excluded from the probables list for the tour of England next month.Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, who recently resigned as Afghanistan coach to head the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) selection committee, announced a list of

May 2 2016
Waqar Younis blames Shahid Afridi for Pakistan's T20 fiasco
Waqar Younis blames Shahid Afridi for Pakistan's T20 fiasco

Waqar said that Afridi’s pressure brought the entire team downFormer Pakistan coach Waqar Younis blamed ex-skipper Shahid Afridi for the team's early exit from the World T20 and Asia Cup, and also said that Umar Akmal has to be dropped from the side.These defeats had lead to the sacking of Pakistan's national selection committee, and Waqar and Afridi stepping down from their respective positions. In his compiled report about the Pak

Apr 29 2016
Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad court controversy again
Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad court controversy again

Both the Pakistani players have created enough furore in the past with their off-field anticsPakistani international Umar Akmal was reportedly involved in a brawl at a theatre in Faisalabad after he demanded a song to be replayed. The administration’s reluctance to oblige resulted in the fight.Things calmed down when he was forced to leave the hall after the audience recognised him as a Pakistani International Crick

Apr 26 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

Apr 13 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Waqar Younis launches no-holds barred criticism on Shahid Afridi
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Waqar Younis launches no-holds barred criticism on Shahid Afridi

Waqar Younis has delivered a searing attack on several Pakistani cricketersIn a strongly worded report submitted to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Head Coach Waqar Younis has slammed the approach of skipper Shahid Afridi. ESPNCricinfo reported the 44-year old also criticizing the selectors for succumbing to the media pressure and not dropping under-performing players.Akin to a disclaimer, Waqar’s report began with a solid introduction. &

Mar 31 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Pakistani cricketers greeted with
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Pakistani cricketers greeted with "Shame, shame" slogans upon their arrival at Lahore

A dejected set of Pakistani cricketers after their loss against New Zealand2016 has not been kind to the Pakistan cricket team so far; they have had a couple of forgettable outings as far as multi-nation tournaments are concerned. The 'Men in Green’ had fared very poorly at the Asia Cup in Bangladesh as they failed to qualify for the final, losing their respective group stage matches to India and Bangladesh quite convinci

Mar 28 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
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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