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Mohammed Shami should work on his run-up: Shoaib Akhtar

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 17:25

Former Pakistan tearaway fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar`s suggestion for India rising pace sensation Mohammed Shami is to "work on his run-up" as he feels the talented speedster "has the potential to serve Indian cricket for a long, long time".

Pakistan lauded by ex-players after thrilling win over India

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 10:47

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan led the chorus of appreciation for the Pakistan team after its stunning one-wicket win over India in the Asia Cup, showering special praise on senior all-rounder Shahid Afridi for his electrifying cameo.

Akhtar says Bangladesh would have performed better than `spineless` Pak

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 15:53

Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has slammed the Pakistani batsmen for their `pathetic` show against South Africa in the ongoing ODI series in the UAE, saying that they are even worse than their Bangladeshi counterparts.

Stop running after BCCI: Shoaib Akhtar to PCB

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:45

Shoaib Akhtar says instead of running after the BCCI for normalising cricket ties, the PCB should focus on converting the national team into a world class side.

Akhtar wants performance based contract for Pak cricketers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 20:07

Controversial fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has called for a performance based central contract system for the Pakistan cricketers and also said that players too needed to change their approach towards the game.

Shoaib Akhtar blasts PCB`s interim chairman

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 19:29

Pakistan`s controversial fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has blasted the interim chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board for trying to exert pressure on the national selectors.

Akhtar wants Moody to be appointed as Pakistan coach

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 20:18

Pakistan`s controversial former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar wants the PCB to appoint Australia`s Tom Moody as the coach of the national team, which has faced a torrid time in the ICC Champions Trophy, failing to win a single match in three appearances.

Pakistani players are mentally disturbed, says Shoaib Akhtar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 00:08

Continuing his attack on the country`s cricket set-up, Pakistan`s former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has described most of the members in the national team as "mentally disturbed".

Former Pak players criticise team`s dismal show in CT

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 18:20

A can of worms has been opened up following Pakistan`s near exit situation from the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy with former players gunning for the heads of the members of the team, head coach Dav Whatmore, selectors and board officials.

Pak bowlers should go for wickets agianst SA, India: Akhtar

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 18:27

Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Sunday advised Pakistan bowlers to be aggressive and go for wickets in their group matches against South Africa and India to remain in contention for a knock-out berth in the ongoing Champions Trophy in the UK.

It`s Pakistani bowlers vs Indian batsmen: Akhtar

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 16:23

Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar feels the high-voltage ICC Champions Trophy clash between Pakistan and India would be a battle between the former`s bowling prowess and the latter`s much-heralded batting line-up.

Akram, Akhtar say Pak has realistic chance of winning ICC Champions Trophy

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 15:27

Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar have said that Pakistan has a realistic chance of winning the ICC Champions Trophy in England, and that the key to success in English conditions would be a collective effort from the Pakistan team.