Saturday, 13 April 2013

Shahid Afridi backs 'right man' Misbah to lead Pak in ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has shown his faith on the leadership of Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq, saying that he is the right man for the job to lead the squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.

Shahid Afridi blasts ex-PCB chairman Butt for 'Misbah-Hafeez rift' comments

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has lashed out at former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt, saying that Butt should quit making comments harming the game in the country.

Recently, Butt had claimed that Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez and coach Dav Whatmore had formed a nexus to pressurise Test and one-day skipper Misbah-ul Haq, a statement that drew a strong denial from the two team members, the Express Tribune reports.

'Excited' Saeed Ajmal hopes for success on Indian pitches in Champions League T20

Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has expressed his excitement at his participation in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament to be held in India later this year, saying that he hoped that the Indian pitches will be an advantage for him in the tournament.

Two Pakistan umpires banned on corruption charges

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has banned umpires Nadeem Ghouri and Anis Siddiqui for four and three years respectively after they were found guilty of being willing to compromise their integrity in discharge of their professional duties.

Wasim Akram calls off Bollywood marriage rumours

Pakistan cricket icon Wasim Akram demanded privacy and respect from fans and media alike Friday, calling for an end "once and for all" to rumours he is marrying Bollywood heroine Sushmita Sen.