Pakistan's legendary cricketer- turned-politician, Imran Khan faced criticism after calling for an overhaul in the cricket structure in a series of tweets at a time when some 45 people have been killed due to heavy rains in the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province.
Former Pakistan skipper Imran Khan on Thursday joined the chorus of angry fans and ex-cricketers over the national team's ODI whitewash in Bangladesh, terming the 0-3 loss as a "low point in Pakistan cricket history".
The Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday announced it is ending its seven month boycott of the parliament and will attend a special session convened to discuss the crisis in the Middle East.
For the first time in 28 years, there will be no Asian team in the final of a Cricket World Cup. Australia defeated defending champions India in the second semi-final of the cricket's show-piece event by 95 runs in Sydney. The Aussies will meet tournament co-hosts New Zealand in the final on Sunday.
Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan was on Monday fined Rs 50,000 by a court for not recording his statement in a Rs 5 billion defamation case filed against him by Muttahida Qaumi Movement for allegedly making baseless murder charges against its chief.
He doesn’t have the aura of legendary Imran Khan. He doesn’t have the spark of Javed Miandad. He is not even a dynamic all-rounder like Wasim Akram. He is not as gifted as Inzamam-ul-Haq or as talented as Waqar Younis.
Besieged by on and off-field controversies, embattled Pakistan will hope to salvage their stuttering campaign when they lock horns with Zimbabwe in a Pool B match of the cricket World Cup here tomorrow.
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.