Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Mohammad Hafeez backs 'positive' Misbah for good leadership qualities

 Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez has reiterated his support for Test and ODI skipper Misbah-ul Haq, saying that Misbah is a cricketer with a positive frame of mind and is also a good leader.

'Isolated' Akmal 'empty' without playing Tests

Experienced Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal, who is no longer a preference for Test cricket, has said that he missed the longer version of the game, adding that he felt a sense of emptiness without playing Test cricket.

Timeline of cricket corruption cases

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who on Wednesday lost their appeal at the Court of Abritration for Sport against spot-fixing bans, were the first players with team-mate Mohammad Aamer to be punished by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Brendan Taylor holds off Bangladesh on testing pitch

Brendan Taylor's sixth Test half-century steadied Zimbabwe as Bangladesh struggled to make full use of a green wicket on the first day of the first Test at Harare Sports Club.

CAS reject Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif's appeal against ICC ban

The cricket careers of former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif appeared over after they lost their appeals against spot-fixing bans at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday.