Cricket World Cup: Former Pakistan players rue ouster of Asian teams from final
Cricket World Cup: Former Pakistan players rue ouster of Asian teams from final

Former Pakistani cricketers rued the failure of any Asian team to make it to the cricket World Cup final after Australia beat India by 95 runs in the second semi-final in Sydney on Thursday.

ICC World Cup: Leaving out Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh was a blunder, says Abdul Qadir
ICC World Cup: Leaving out Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh was a blunder, says Abdul Qadir

Pakistan's former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said the Indian selectors have "committed a blunder" by ignoring experienced cricketers Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming ODI World Cup.

Inzamam asks Pakistani players to play fearless cricket in World Cup
Inzamam asks Pakistani players to play fearless cricket in World Cup

Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised the Pakistan World Cup squad to shed the fear of defeat and play with an open and positive mindset in the mega event in Australia and New Zealand.

Abdul Qadir feels Pakistan's World Cup squad lacks balance
Abdul Qadir feels Pakistan's World Cup squad lacks balance

Former Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir is not happy with the country's 15-member squad announced for the Cricket World Cup by the national selectors on Wednesday.

Flower to begin Pak job tomorrow, Luden named fielding coach

Former Zimbabwe all-rounder Grant Flower will join Pakistan tomorrow as a batting coach even as the Cricket Board (PCB) had announced South African Grant Luden as the team`s new fielding coach-cum-trainer.

Pakistan`s Umar Akmal in trouble over wedding party

Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal could be in fresh trouble with the law after a party for his wedding breached local rules restricting marriage celebrations, police said Wednesday.

Umar gets dragged in another controversy

Pakistan`s middle-order batsman, Umar Akmal has once again got caught in a unwanted controversy after being involved in an argument with a security guard at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore.

Bangla Beats: On `Shastri-ya` Sangeet, father-in law`s tips

Ravi Shastri`s post-match presentations might have become a bit mundane but the former India all-rounder does have lovely sense of humour as one got a taste of it the other day.

Knock against Australia was best and turning point of career: Umar Akmal

Pakistan`s young batsman Umar Akmal says his match-winning 94-run knock against Australia in the World Twenty20 was his "best" so far and hoped it will prove to be a turning point in his career.

Miandad confident on Indo-Pak final in World Twenty20

Pakistan may have been humbled in their World Twenty20 opener against India but former captain Javed Miandad is confident that Mohammed Hafeez`s men will stay alive to make the final where he expects them to face off against the arch-rivals once again.

Afridi should be allowed to play till he enjoys game: Qadir

Legendary Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir feels maverick allrounder Shahid Afridi has faced unwarranted criticism throughout his career but now the fault-finding should stop following his heroics against India in Asia Cup on Sunday.

Qadir calls resting Afridi, Hafeez in final Proteas ODI big mistake

Legendary Test leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said that he was surprised with the resting of Mohammad Hafeez and Shahid Afridi in the history-making third and final One-Day International against South Africa in Centurion on Saturday.

Zaheer Abbas, Abdul Qadir interested in PCB chairman job

Former Pakistani Test legends Zaheer Abbas and Abdul Qadir have reportedly expressed their interest in the Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB) chairman job, after a court ordered elections for the post be held next month.

Abdul Qadir to contest PCB elections

Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir will contest the Pakistan Cricket Board elections for the post of Chairman insisting he had the ability to improve the administration of the sport in the country.

Abdul Qadir says `spin-strong` Pak facing `stiff challenge` against Proteas in UAE series

Former Pakistani Test leg-spinner Abdul Qadir said that Pakistan will face a `stiff challenge` in the two-Test series against South Africa despite spinning tracks and their formidable spin attack.

Misbah hits out at former Pakistan cricketers

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has hit out at few former cricketers for criticising the selection of the national team for the ongoing series in Zimbabwe.

Former players express shock at Pakistan`s defeat

Former Pakistan cricketers reacted with disbelief to their national team`s shock defeat against Zimbabwe in the first One-day International.

India have upper hand against Pakistan: Qadir

India`s formidable batting line-up, which has new match winners, gives them an upper hand against Pakistan in the "final before final" of the Champions Trophy, legendary leg-spinner Abdul Qadir said on Thursday.

Bowling tips from Abdul Qadir will be helpful, says Afridi

Dropped from Pakistan`s Champions Trophy squad, former skipper Shahid Afridi on Thursday said that he is "working hard" on his bowling with legendary leg-spinner Abdul Qadir in a bid to regain his position in the national team.

Qadir critical of rank turners prepared by India for Oz Tests

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has criticized the pitches prepared by Indian curators for the recently concluded Test series against Australia.