Misbah-ul-Haq lacked aggression as skipper: Inzamam-ul-Haq
Misbah-ul-Haq lacked aggression as skipper: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq on Saturday said that Misbah-ul-Haq was a defensive skipper in their entire cricket World Cup campaign and lacked aggression like the legendary Imran Khan.

Cricket World Cup: Left is just right for Mitchell Starc's fan Wasim Akram
Cricket World Cup: Left is just right for Mitchell Starc's fan Wasim Akram

 Wasim Akram can`t wait to see six left-arm seamers in action when Australia and Pakistan clash Friday for a World Cup semi-final spot, but admits Mitchell Starc is his favourite exponent.

Asia quartet defy convention at ICC World Cup 2015
Asia quartet defy convention at ICC World Cup 2015

Co-hosts Australia and New Zealand may be the teams to beat, but the striking feature of this World Cup is Asia`s four Test nations defying conventional wisdom to make the quarter-finals.

Tendulkar, Dhoni contenders for greatest ODI cricketer
Tendulkar, Dhoni contenders for greatest ODI cricketer

The iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among five leading contenders vying for the crown of the greatest ODI cricketer of all time.

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.

Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar Sangakkara's wicket in their match against Sri Lanka caught the attention of one and all.

 Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar

Cricket World Cup 2015: Just let the players relax, says Wasim Akram
Cricket World Cup 2015: Just let the players relax, says Wasim Akram

Pakistan's former captain and fast bowling great Wasim Akram has advised the national team management to not involve the players in long meetings/discussions or training sessions ahead of their crucial World Cup match against Zimbabwe.

World Cup 2015: Wasim Akram warns Pakistan to win or go home
World Cup 2015: Wasim Akram warns Pakistan to win or go home

Pakistan great Wasim Akram told his compatriots on Sunday they had to win the next game in their World Cup campaign or get ready for an early flight home.

Wasim Akram offers to help Pakistan cricket team in World Cup
Wasim Akram offers to help Pakistan cricket team in World Cup

Pakistan's former captain Wasim Akram has offered to help the national cricket team salvage its World Cup campaign.

ICC WC 2015: Wasim Akram backs AB de Villiers, David Warner to shine
ICC WC 2015: Wasim Akram backs AB de Villiers, David Warner to shine

Legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram believes dashing batsmen AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner will dominate the World Cup during its marathon six weeks.

World Cup will be challenging for sub-continent bowlers: Wasim Akram
World Cup will be challenging for sub-continent bowlers: Wasim Akram

Having represented Pakistan in five cricket World Cup campaigns, legendary pacer Wasim Akram feels that it will be a challenge for sub-continent bowlers to perform in this edition of the 50-over showpiece event in Australian and New Zealand.

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.

Hyderabad Cricket Association set to rope in Wasim Akram as bowling consultant
Hyderabad Cricket Association set to rope in Wasim Akram as bowling consultant

Seeking to strengthen its bowling department, the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is set to rope in former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram as a consultant coach.

Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup
Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup

8.2-6-7-3. Those were not the World Cup bowling figures of Australian leg-spin wizard Shane Warne or Pakistani fast bowling great Wasim Akram, but of a one-time tennis player.

Seven-foot Mohammad​ Irfan targets standout World Cup
Seven-foot Mohammad​ Irfan targets standout World Cup

Pakistan paceman Mohammad Irfan aims to make an impression both on the field at the World Cup as well as off it, which isn`t hard for a man who stands at seven feet one inch.

Not enough time or matches for Pakistan to prepare for World Cup: Wasim Akram
Not enough time or matches for Pakistan to prepare for World Cup: Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has expressed concerns over the national cricket team not getting enough matches and time to get acclimatised to the conditions in New Zealand and Australia ahead of the World Cup, starting from February 14.

Adored Saeed Afridi leaves vacuum for fans - and advertisers
Adored Saeed Afridi leaves vacuum for fans - and advertisers

If fan following was a yardstick of greatness in cricket, Pakistan`s colourful all-rounder Shahid Afridi would probably be ranked his country`s greatest ever player.

Wasim Akram welcomes baby girl with wife Shaniera
Wasim Akram welcomes baby girl with wife Shaniera

Former cricketer Wasim Akram recently became a father for the third time, as he welcomed a baby girl with his Shaniera Akram.

Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI
Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI

Former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden has picked India's Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar in his "All Time Cricket World Cup Greatest XI".