Think a lot before deciding on tainted trio: Shahid Afridi to PCB
Think a lot before deciding on tainted trio: Shahid Afridi to PCB

Senior Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi says the PCB need to tread very carefully while deciding on return of tainted trio of Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamir to competitive cricket.

Anwar Ali, from child labourer to Pakistan`s latest star
Anwar Ali, from child labourer to Pakistan`s latest star

Pakistan all-rounder Anwar Ali, who once ironed socks for a living as a teenage factory labourer, may have finally found his feet in international cricket after years of unfulfilled promise.

'We're planning to rest seniors for Zimbabwe series'
'We're planning to rest seniors for Zimbabwe series'

Chief selector Haroon Rasheed said they are plans to rest some senior players on the coming tour to Zimbabwe but ruled out an early return for banned pacer Mohammad Aamir to the Pakistan team.

Shahid Afridi rubbishes conspiracy talk over Sarfaraz Ahmed's exclusion
Shahid Afridi rubbishes conspiracy talk over Sarfaraz Ahmed's exclusion

 Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi feels people who are questioning the decision to rest wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed for the T20 series in Sri Lanka have a narrow vision.

We will be testing more youngsters ahead of World T20: PCB chief selector Haroon Rasheed
We will be testing more youngsters ahead of World T20: PCB chief selector Haroon Rasheed

Pakistan chief selector Haroon Rasheed has said that a few more youngsters will be tested out in the coming months prior to the World T20 Cup early next year.

2nd T20: Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali help Pakistan win thriller against Sri Lanka
2nd T20: Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali help Pakistan win thriller against Sri Lanka

Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday.

Shahid Afridi, Waqar Younis criticised for resting Sarfaraz Ahmed
Shahid Afridi, Waqar Younis criticised for resting Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistan's T20 captain, Shahid Afridi and head coach Waqar Younis have come under fire after deciding to "rest" wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed from the first T20 international against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Pakistan include in-form Yasir Shah in Twenty20 squad
Pakistan include in-form Yasir Shah in Twenty20 squad

Fast-rising spinner Yasir Shah is set to make his Twenty20 comeback in Pakistan`s upcoming series against Sri Lanka while injured pacer Wahab Riaz could also make a return subject to fitness, chief selector Haroon Rasheed said Wednesday.

Pakistan announce Twenty20 squad for Sri Lanka series
Pakistan announce Twenty20 squad for Sri Lanka series

Pakistan Wednesday announced a 15-man squad for the two Twenty20 internationals against Sri Lanka in Colombo on July 30 and August 1.

Allrounder Shahid Afridi will lead the squad. 

Younis Khan wants to lead Test side before retirement
Younis Khan wants to lead Test side before retirement

Senior Pakistan batsman and former captain Younis Khan has reiterated his desire to lead the national team one more time before his retirement.

Pakistan Cricket Board set to give fresh central contract to players
Pakistan Cricket Board set to give fresh central contract to players

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to give out fresh one year central contracts to the players for the period starting July 1st 2015 to June 30 2016.

Shahid Afridi backs under-fire MS Dhoni after Bangladesh debacle
Shahid Afridi backs under-fire MS Dhoni after Bangladesh debacle

Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have faced lot of flak for his team's embarrassing ODI series defeat against Bangladesh but Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi is "not happy" in the manner the Indian ODI skipper was being targeted.

Home conditions give England edge over Australia in Ashes: Shahid Afridi
Home conditions give England edge over Australia in Ashes: Shahid Afridi

"Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said England’s home ground advantage gives them an edge over Australia in the upcoming Ashes series, which starts in less than a month in Cardiff, England.

PCB to give preference to seniors in Central Contract system
PCB to give preference to seniors in Central Contract system

The PCB has decided to give seniority the priority in finalizing the new central contracts for 2015 with the captains of all three formats of the game being placed in the top category.

Waqar Younis confident about reaching targets on Sri Lanka tour
Waqar Younis confident about reaching targets on Sri Lanka tour

Pakistan`s coach Waqar Younis expressed confidence the cricket squad would achieve targets in Tests and one-day series as they set off for a tour of Sri Lanka on Monday.

We want to create pool of T20 players: PCB
We want to create pool of T20 players: PCB

Pakistan cricket team's chief selector Haroon Rasheed is confident that with a new talent pool it will be possible to create a specialist T20 squad which will benefit them in near future.

Pakistan fans turn up in large numbers for cricket's return
Pakistan fans turn up in large numbers for cricket's return

Fans celebrated international cricket’s return to Pakistan after six years with the home team sweeping both the Twenty20 Internationals against Zimbabwe here.

Pakistan pip Zimbabwe to clinch T20 series 2-0
Pakistan pip Zimbabwe to clinch T20 series 2-0

Pakistan edged Zimbabwe by two wickets in the second and final Twenty20 International on Sunday to clinch the series 2-0 at a boisterous Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Shahid Afridi hopes other teams follow Zimbabwe in touring Pakistan
Shahid Afridi hopes other teams follow Zimbabwe in touring Pakistan

Pakistan's national T20 captain Shahid Afridi has said that he is not worried with his recent form in limited overs cricket and playing the first series against a Test side on Pakistani soil in six years would lift his game.

Shahid Afridi praises courage shown by Zimbabwe cricketers
Shahid Afridi praises courage shown by Zimbabwe cricketers

Pakistan`s Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi Tuesday led his country in welcoming the Zimbabwe team and praised the visitors` "courage" after they became the first Test-playing nation to visit in six years.