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PCB issues showcause notice to Younis Khan and bars him from Pakistan Cup
PCB issues showcause notice to Younis Khan and bars him from Pakistan Cup

Younis Khan has gotten himself into a tangle by resorting to hasty decisionsThe standoff between senior player Younis Khan and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is taking one turn or the other. In a significant development, the national board has decided to deal the issue with a firm hand by issuing a show cause notice to the 38-year old and prohibiting him from returning to the Pakistan Cup.Dawn reported that the national cricket board issued a p

Apr 26 2016
Younis Khan evades ban by apologising to PCB
Younis Khan evades ban by apologising to PCB

Younis Khan is Pakistan’s leading run-scorer in Test cricketVeteran Pakistani batsman Younis Khan has reportedly managed to escape a 3-match ban after he offered an apology to the Pakistan Cricket Board for walking out of a domestic tournament following a row with the umpires.The incident had occurred during the Pakistan One-Day Cup when Khan expressed his displeasure over some poor umpiring decisions and made some remarks to fourth umpire

Apr 26 2016
Younis Khan likely to be banned by PCB for quitting Pakistan Cup
Younis Khan likely to be banned by PCB for quitting Pakistan Cup

Khan in action against England back in 2015Pakistan’s leading Test run-getter, Younis Khan has successfully managed to make his way into the limelight for all the wrong reasons. The 38-year-old has returned home midway from the ongoing Pakistan Cup after being involved in a series of run-ins not only with the on-field umpires but the match referee as well.According to a PTI report, Khan was leading the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa side in t

Apr 25 2016
Younis Khan quits Pakistan Cup in protest of 'substandard umpiring'
Younis Khan quits Pakistan Cup in protest of 'substandard umpiring'

Younis KhanFormer Pakistan captain and Test veteran Younis Khan has decided to leave the on-going Pakistan Cup after he was fined 100 percent of his match fee for protesting against umpiring decisions.  The 38-year old who was captaining the side Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) had been critical of some of the decisions after they lost to Islamabad in their first match.Younis Khan had reportedly threatened the reserve umpire Rashid Riaz earlie

Apr 24 2016
A list of the winners of ICC World T20: Year-wise
A list of the winners of ICC World T20: Year-wise

A jubilant Team India at the 2007 World Twenty20 in South AfricaWest Indies have set up a date with their English counterparts in the final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday. Both the teams are brimming with confidence as they're set to take on each other at the grand finale here in the City of Joy. One after crashing the overwhelming favourites, India out of the tournament and the other after having

AB de Villiers credits Younis Khan for his unique sweep shot
AB de Villiers credits Younis Khan for his unique sweep shot

AB de Villiers executing the sweep shot during a Test matchDynamic South African batsman AB de Villiers has revealed that he learnt how to execute the sweep shot by watching the veteran Younis Khan use it effectively against the spinners. The Express Tribune reported the wildly popular de Villiers speaking about the intricacies involved with negotiating quality spin bowling.The 32-year old is renowned for attempting several variations of the swee

Mar 31 2016
Wary of the Afridi fiasco, Pakistan Women's Captain hails support back home
Wary of the Afridi fiasco, Pakistan Women's Captain hails support back home

Sana Mir watches in agony as Pakistan women lose a thriller against the West IndiesMindful of the furor caused by Shahid Afridi’s controversial statement regarding Pakistani supporters, national women’s team skipper Sana Mir decided to play it safe. DNA India reported the 30-year old speaking her mind on the emotional fans, back home.The all-rounder could not resist a laugh when she was asked about the difference between playing in In

Mar 18 2016
India vs Pakistan Record in Asia Cup Matches
India vs Pakistan Record in Asia Cup Matches

Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring an emphatic century against Pakistan in the 2012 Asia Cup.Arguably the most anticipated and the most sought after match of the Asia Cup T20 2016 would take place tomorrow, when India vs Pakistan lock horns for a T20 game at the same place where they had met the last time for a T20I, the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.Also read: India vs Pakistan - Live streaming, team news, squads, date,

Feb 26 2016
5 memorable India-Pakistan Asia Cup moments from the last 10 years
5 memorable India-Pakistan Asia Cup moments from the last 10 years

The world has started counting down the hours to the much-anticipated high octane Asia Cup clash between India and Pakistan on Saturday. There will be a lot to play for and neither of the teams would like to end up on the losing side. Over the years, India and Pakistan have been involved a series of memorable encounters in the Asia Cup. All of these matches have seen great emotions and high drama. As you count down the hours to re-live the excit

Feb 26 2016
Younis Khan clears the air about his sudden retirement from ODIs
Younis Khan clears the air about his sudden retirement from ODIs

Younis Khan played in 265 ODIs for PakistanThere was a big controversy in Pakistan cricket after former national skipper, Younis Khan, abruptly announced his retirement from One-day Internationals during Pakistan’s ODI series with England in November. The Asian giants had lost the series and many blamed Younis for the defeat.However, the 38-year-old has finally broken silence on his decision to retire. Younis said, "

Feb 2 2016
Misbah-Ul-Haq wants to carry on captaining Pakistan in Test cricket
Misbah-Ul-Haq wants to carry on captaining Pakistan in Test cricket

Misbah said that he would like to captain Pakistan in the "challenging” series against EnglandPutting an end to speculation regarding his retirement from international cricket, Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq revealed that he is looking forward to leading his side in the four-match Test series against England, scheduled to begin in July, Hindustan Times reports. Having retired from the other formats of the game, Misbah sa

Jan 7 2016
Pink ball to be used for Pakistan's Quaid-e-Azam trophy final
Pink ball to be used for Pakistan's Quaid-e-Azam trophy final

The match will feature a number of Pakistan Test cricketers including Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis KhanThe Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are set for their biggest experiment with the pink ball yet with the Quaid-e-Azam trophy final on Sunday, The Indian Express reports. With a day-night Test between Pakistan and Australia very much a possibility later this year, the PCB will be using the latest versions of the ball imported from Down Under for the sho

Jan 3 2016
Top 10 run-getters in Test Cricket in 2015
Top 10 run-getters in Test Cricket in 2015

Steven Smith had a remarkable year in Test cricketAustralian captain Steven Smith, who won the ICC Cricketer of the year and the ICC Test cricketer of the year awards, couldn’t have asked for anything more as he finished 2015 as the leading run-scorer in Test cricket with 1474 runs at an average of nearly 74.Smith’s achievement requires special mention because he was handed the captaincy role at a time when Australia were humbled

Jan 2 2016
Waqar Younis disappointed with the franchises of the Pakistan Super League
Waqar Younis disappointed with the franchises of the Pakistan Super League

Waqar was disappointed that none of the franchises selected left-arm pacer, Rahat AliWaqar Younis, head coach of the Pakistan cricket team, has expressed his displeasure with the franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) for not picking veteran batsman Younis Khan and left-arm pacer Rahat Ali.Having run into several roadblocks since the idea being first floated more than five years back, the inaugural edition of the PSL is finally set to take

Jan 1 2016
Sportskeeda's Test Batsman of the Year 2015 - counting down from No. 10 to No. 1
Sportskeeda's Test Batsman of the Year 2015 - counting down from No. 10 to No. 1

Another riveting year for cricket is approaching its end and it is time for us to look back at all that has transpired in the past 12 months. The longest format of the game, in particular, has seen some gruelling action and several great performances with both bat and ball. While we have seen a few bowlers pick up wickets in heaps, some of the batsmen have been equally good at scoring big runs for their respective teams. As many as 6 b

Dec 29 2015
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