Pakistan's cricket team head coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of the International Cricket Council's ( ICC) crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup and has suggested that rules on bowling actions could be relaxed for spinners.
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of cricket authorities` crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup, and suggested that rules on bowling actions be relaxed for spinners.
Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions in the Champions League T20 here on Thursday.
Lahore Lions skipper Mohammed Hafeez is glad that he could play a match-winning knock in a crucial game against Southern Express as the victory kept his them in hunt for a place in the main draw of the Champions League T20 tournament, on Tuesday.
Mohammed Hafeez led from the front with a blazing 67 as Lahore Lions trounced Sri Lankan side Southern Express by 55 runs in their penultimate Oppo Champions League Twenty20 qualifier, keeping their main-draw hopes alive, here on Tuesday.
Lahore Lions skipper Mohammed Hafeez feels his bowlers set the stage for victory over Mumbai Indians in their first qualifier of the Champions League T20 tournament, by restricting the opponents to a low score.
West Indies all rounder Dwayne Bravo today credited their experience of playing in the IPL for their stupendous victory over Australia, saying playing the T20 league has prepared them well to handle pressure situations.
Pakistan`s loss to India in their World Twenty20 opener has sparked massive criticism of skipper Mohammed Hafeez with former captains such as Javed Miandad and Mohammad Yousuf demanding that he be replaced by flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi.
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.
Battered and bruised in the first quarter of 2014, India will aim to take fresh guard when they open their World Twenty20 campaign against traditional foes Pakistan here tomorrow in what promises to be a cracker of a contest.
Pakistan`s T20 captain Mohammed Hafeez is not bothered about the fact that they have never beaten India in World Twenty20 but he has a lot of expectations from Shahid Afridi as he wants the dashing all-rounder to yet again put up a match-winning performance against arch-rivals tomorrow.
Trouble seems to be brewing in the Pakistan cricket team in the ongoing World Twenty20 Championships in Bangladesh with speculation rife of differences between skipper Mohammed Hafeez and the team management.
All excited about the India-Pakistan clash in the World Twenty20 Championships tomorrow, former captains and players here have just one piece of advice for Mohammed Hafeez`s men ahead of the high-pressure match -- play fearlessly.
Humiliated by South Africa in a warm-up match but Pakistan`s cricketers claimed to be in the best of spirits ahead of their marquee clash against India in the World Twenty20 Championships on Friday with skipper Mohammed Hafeez saying that the team has learnt to remain calm in the high-pressure game.
The match against Pakistan once again witnessed same entrenched incoherence in Team India`s conviction. If MS Dhoni was being criticised for embracing defensiveness in South Africa and New Zealand, Virat Kohli too was not different against Pakistan at Sher-e-Bangla stadium, Mirpur on Sunday.