Pakistan batsmen lack good technique: Muhammad Yousuf
Pakistan batsmen lack good technique: Muhammad Yousuf

Former Pakistan player Muhammad Yousuf today said the batsmen on the current Sri Lankan tour are not technically sound and that was a major reason for their failure in the second Test.

It won't be smooth sailing for Pakistan in Bangladesh: Rameez Raja
It won't be smooth sailing for Pakistan in Bangladesh: Rameez Raja

Pakistan's cricket community welcomed the new squads announced for the series in Bangladesh but former test captain Rameez Raja cautioned the team to expect a tough challenge from the hosts.

We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi
We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that Pakistan need to focus and invest a lot in its domestic cricket in order to be able to compete in a rapidly changing game at the global level.

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.

Mixed reactions to Pakistan's World Cup loss
Mixed reactions to Pakistan's World Cup loss

The reactions from former players to Pakistan's defeat to Australia in the cricket World Cup quarterfinals was a mixed one with some of them blaming captain Misbah-ul-Haq, head coach Waqar Younis and the Pakistan Cricket Board for their failed campaign.

Shoaib Akhtar's U-turn on Misbah-ul-Haq, says skipper is keeping team alive
Shoaib Akhtar's U-turn on Misbah-ul-Haq, says skipper is keeping team alive

After criticising Misbah-ul-haq severely in the recent past, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Sunday took a U-turn, saying the captain was the person who was keeping the team alive and he needs support from other batsmen.

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq faces flak from former players
Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq faces flak from former players

Former cricketers on Saturday lashed out at Misbah-ul-Haq as the Pakistan captain spoke about the difficulties he was finding in selecting a right combinations in the World Cup.

Under current ICC rules, Muttiah Muralitharan would've never played: Muhammad Yousuf
Under current ICC rules, Muttiah Muralitharan would've never played: Muhammad Yousuf

Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf on Friday said that Sri Lankan legend and world's highest wicket-taker in Test cricket Muttiah Muralitharan would have never been allowed to play top-flight cricket had current ICC rules on chucking would have been in place during their time.

Lack of good spinners in Aussie camp helped Pakistan: Muhammad Yousuf
Lack of good spinners in Aussie camp helped Pakistan: Muhammad Yousuf

The Australian bowling attack lacked sharp spinners and that played a crucial role in Pakistan's victory in the first Test on Sunday, former captain Muhammad Yousuf said.

Former players speak up on Younis Khan's ouster
Former players speak up on Younis Khan's ouster

After Younis Khan's salvo fired at former players for not speaking out on his axing from the national one-day squad, some of them have decided to speak up and said the senior batsman deserved better treatment and more respect from the cricket authorities.

Shahid Afridi hails PCB decision to appoint him long-term T20 skipper
Shahid Afridi hails PCB decision to appoint him long-term T20 skipper

Newly appointed Pakistan twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi has hailed the decision of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to appoint him as captain until the 2016 World T20 event.

Mohammad Yousuf slams PCB for holding T20 event before 2015 World Cup
Mohammad Yousuf slams PCB for holding T20 event before 2015 World Cup

 Former captain Muhammad Yousuf has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for holding the national T20 championship before the World Cup 2015.

Former Pakistan players want Misbah removed as captain
Former Pakistan players want Misbah removed as captain

Even though the political climate in Pakistan is heated up and uncertainty prevails but that has not prevented former players from wading into the national team for its poor performances in Sri Lanka and for renewed calls to remove Misbah-ul-Haq as captain.

Hope Waqar has learnt from mistakes as coach, says Yousuf

Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf feels that Waqar Younis must have learnt from his previous tenure as head coach of the national team and will not repeat the same mistakes again in his second term with the side.

Misbah does not deserve a place in Pakistan side: Yousuf

Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf today continued his tirade against current captain Misbah-ul-Haq claiming that he didn`t deserve a place in the national one-day squad.

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 is best person to lead Pakistan ODI side, says Muhammad Yousuf

After repeatedly criticising him for his shoddy performances, former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf today batted urged PCB to consider flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi in leadership role for the ODI team.

Afridi describes Yousuf, Akhtar as `heckle and jeckle`

A war of words has broken out between three big names of Pakistan cricket with veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi describing former stars, Muhammad Yousuf and Shoaib Akhtar as "heckle and jeckle".

Sachin quitting will leave huge void in world cricket: Saqlain

Former Pakistan players Muhammad Yousuf and Saqlain Mushtaq on Saturday paid tributes to Sachin Tendulkar, saying that world cricket will be left with a big void after his retirement.

Yousuf slams PCB for playing with cricketers` careers

Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for playing with the careers of the national cricketers.