Shoaib Akhtar criticised for mocking Pakistan cricket on Indian show
Shoaib Akhtar criticised for mocking Pakistan cricket on Indian show

Maverick former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's remarks mocking the state of affairs in Pakistan cricket on a popular Indian comedy show have evoked angry reactions from ex-players and officials here.

ICC World Cup: No disciplinary action against Moin Khan
ICC World Cup: No disciplinary action against Moin Khan

Pakistan`s chief selector Moin Khan will not face further disciplinary action after being sent home from the World Cup for visiting a casino on the eve of a crucial clash, the country`s cricket chief said Tuesday.

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.

Onus to change Pakistan's fortune is on Misbah-ul-Haq: Shoaib Akhtar
Onus to change Pakistan's fortune is on Misbah-ul-Haq: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes that the national team can win the World Cup despite enduring a poor start but for that to happen skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has to play a bigger role.

ICC World Cup 2015: Pakistan batsman Younis Khan to retire after tournament
ICC World Cup 2015: Pakistan batsman Younis Khan to retire after tournament

Under-fire veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan on Tuesday announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket after the ongoing World Cup.

World Cup 2015: Pakistan fret over non-performing asset Younus Khan
World Cup 2015: Pakistan fret over non-performing asset Younus Khan

Speculation is rife that Younus Khan will quit one-day cricket after the World Cup and chances are it would be far from a fairytale farewell for one of Pakistan`s modern batting greats.

ICC World Cup 2015: Former Pakistan players lash out at national cricket team
ICC World Cup 2015: Former Pakistan players lash out at national cricket team

The Pakistan cricket community has lashed out at the national team for its humiliating defeat against the West Indies in the World Cup match today with former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar calling captain Misbah-ul-Haq "coward and selfish".

ICC World Cup 2015: Shoaib Akhtar has doubts over Mohammad Irfan's fitness
ICC World Cup 2015: Shoaib Akhtar has doubts over Mohammad Irfan's fitness

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has raised questions over the fitness of the tall left arm paceman Mohammad Irfan, who is part of the national team in the ongoing World Cup.

Be more stern with players, Shoaib Akhtar tells Misbah-ul-Haq
Be more stern with players, Shoaib Akhtar tells Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan's former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has advised captain Misbah-ul-Haq to become more stern and be strong with the players if the team harbours hopes of doing well in the cricket World Cup.

List of top five India-Pakistan one-day thrillers
List of top five India-Pakistan one-day thrillers

New India and Pakistan have played 126 one-day internationals in more than three decades. We look at five memorable matches ahead of Sunday`s World Cup clash in Adelaide:

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. 

Former cricketers question Nasir Jamshed's selection
Former cricketers question Nasir Jamshed's selection

 Former cricketers Shoaib Akhtar and Muhammad Yousuf today expressed surprise over selection of opener Nasir Jamshed as a replacement for injured Muhammad Hafeez in the World Cup squad.

Harbhajan Singh slams Indian pacers for being inconsistent
Harbhajan Singh slams Indian pacers for being inconsistent

Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels that except Bhuvneshwar Kumar, other bowlers have not been consistent enough which has been the bane of India in their disappointing tour Down Under.

MS Dhoni's presence as leader is key, feels Inzamam, Shoaib
MS Dhoni's presence as leader is key, feels Inzamam, Shoaib

 Presence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a leader makes the Indian team a good unit going into World Cup, former Pakistan cricketers Inzamam Ul Haq and Shoaib Akhtar said on Monday.

Pressure on Younis Khan to perform in NZ ODIs: Shoaib Akhtar
Pressure on Younis Khan to perform in NZ ODIs: Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan's former star players Shoaib Akhtar and Muhammad Yousuf feel that the next few one-day games against New Zealand will decide the future of senior batsman Younis Khan in limited-overs cricket.

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.

Shoaib Akhtar advises Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge ICC ban
Shoaib Akhtar advises Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge ICC ban

Having been at the receiving end of chucking accusations during his playing days, former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has advised Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge the new protocol of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on bowling actions.

Shami, Umesh, Aaron key to India's WC chances: Shoaib Akhtar
Shami, Umesh, Aaron key to India's WC chances: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, once a nemesis of many a top Indian batsman, is now ready to offer advice to his arch-rivals saying that Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron will be key to India's 2015 World Cup defence.

Shoaib Akhtar criticises Pakistan after Test defeat against Sri Lanka

Former Pakistan fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has said that the players in the present national team need to show more heart and courage if they are to bounce back against Sri Lanka in the ongoing series.