Spotlight on Saeed Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh
Spotlight on Saeed Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh

Saeed Ajmal returns to centre stage after almost eight months hoping to strike early form with a remodelled bowling action when Pakistan open their tour of Bangladesh on Friday.

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants right attitude in 'new era'
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants right attitude in 'new era'

Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis on Friday warned only players with the right attitude will represent the national team as it embarks on a "new era" with their Bangladesh tour next week.

PCB did not handle Casino issue properly, says Moin Khan
PCB did not handle Casino issue properly, says Moin Khan

Hurt by his recent ouster from the chief selector's post, former Pakistan captain Moin Khan said that the the PCB could have handled the Casino incident during the cricket World Cup in a much better manner.

Happy eight-month `torture` is over: Saeed Ajmal
Happy eight-month `torture` is over: Saeed Ajmal

Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal on Saturday said he was delighted his eight-month "torture" which saw him suspended for an illegal bowling action was finally over after being recalled to the national side.

Sachithra Senanayake to replace Saeed Ajmal at Worcestershire
Sachithra Senanayake to replace Saeed Ajmal at Worcestershire

Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has signed up with English cricket county team Worcestershire, replacing Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal for the upcoming season.

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.

Paceman Muhammad Irfan recommended six-week rest
Paceman Muhammad Irfan recommended six-week rest

Pakistan's top pace bowler Muhammad Irfan has been told to rest for another six weeks as part of his rehabilitation from a hairline stress fracture of the pelvis.

Saeed Ajmal back in Pakistan squad for Bangladesh tour
Saeed Ajmal back in Pakistan squad for Bangladesh tour

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was on Friday named in the Pakistan cricket team for all three formats for the tour of Bangladesh starting April 17.

Mohammad Hafeez to undergo reassessment of bowling action
Mohammad Hafeez to undergo reassessment of bowling action

Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will undergo a reassessment test on his bowling action in India on April 9 to try to revive his struggling career, a statement said Wednesday.

Cricket World Cup: PCB pulls up Ajmal for captaincy comment
Cricket World Cup: PCB pulls up Ajmal for captaincy comment

The PCB has not appreciated comments made by star off-spinner Saeed Ajmal where he has promoted the names of Muhammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as captain of the one-day squad.

ICC World Cup: Saeed Ajmal option available if Pakistan reach semis, says PCB
ICC World Cup: Saeed Ajmal option available if Pakistan reach semis, says PCB

PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that the option of flying out off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to Australia for the cricket World Cup was available if Pakistan reached the semi-finals of the tournament.

Cricket World Cup: Don't take Pakistan lightly, says Saeed Ajmal
Cricket World Cup: Don't take Pakistan lightly, says Saeed Ajmal

Spinner Saeed Ajmal has warned all the participating nations in the cricket World Cup to be wary of a resurgent Pakistan side after it upset favourites South Africa in Auckland on Saturday.

Cricket World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq backs bowlers to slam brakes on South Africa
Cricket World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq backs bowlers to slam brakes on South Africa

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq insists his bowlers can slam the brakes on South Africa's batting superstars in Saturday's World Cup clash in Auckland with AB de Villiers their prime target.

India have been provided favourable pitches in World Cup: Sarfraz Nawaz
India have been provided favourable pitches in World Cup: Sarfraz Nawaz

Former Pakistan pacer Sarfraz Nawaz has accused the ICC of favoring the Indian team in the ongoing cricket World Cup by providing the defending champions pitches tailor made to suit their strengths.

Pakistan`s Saeed Ajmal back with Worcestershire
Pakistan`s Saeed Ajmal back with Worcestershire

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will return for a third spell with Worcestershire, the English county announced Tuesday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: No panic but Pakistan batting concerns skipper Misbah
Cricket World Cup 2015: No panic but Pakistan batting concerns skipper Misbah

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq dismissed talk of panic in the ranks Friday but conceded their batting woes needed to be addressed ahead of their crunch World Cup match against the West Indies.

Saeed Ajmal slams Umpire Steve Davis for referrel decision during WC match
Saeed Ajmal slams Umpire Steve Davis for referrel decision during WC match

Pakistan off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal alleged that ICC umpire, Steve Davis had victimized Pakistan after he ruled Umar Akmal caught behind on a referral decision during their high-octane World Cup opener against India in Adelaide. "Steve Davis never upheld any appeal when I bowled and I had to always ask for a referral to get a wicket when he was the umpire," Ajmal said on Dunya news channel.

Saeed Ajmal should have replaced Mohammad Hafeez: Daryl Foster
Saeed Ajmal should have replaced Mohammad Hafeez: Daryl Foster

A leading biomechanics expert Daryl Foster, who also worked as bowling coach with the Pakistan team, believes Saeed Ajmal should have been chosen ahead of others to replace the injured Muhammad Hafeez for the cricket World Cup. 

India's overconfidence may let them down: Shoaib Akhtar
India's overconfidence may let them down: Shoaib Akhtar

 Former Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar feels that having never lost to Pakistan in a cricket World Cup, India could lose tomorrow's opening encounter against their arch-rivals due to overconfidence. 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, India vs Pakistan: Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, India vs Pakistan: Preview

Plagued by injuries and inconsistent performances, a jittery India will begin their title defence, taking inspiration from history when they lock horns with arch-rivals Pakistan in what promises to be a high voltage opening round clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup, here tomorrow.