After the ban on ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, Pakistan are on 'mission cleanup' with an astonishing 28 cases of suspect bowlers being reported in the ongoing national T20 championship at the national stadium.
Former captain and Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) domestic operations chief Intikhab Alam said the board is mulling on importing an Australian software to detect bowlers breaking the 15-degree elbow extension limit allowed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
As the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is finding it difficult to convince country`s most capped player, Inzamam-ul-Haq to become national team`s batting coach, the important position may go to Zimbabwean Grant Flower.
The Pakistan Cricket Board is keen to bring back former skipper Waqar Younis as the chief coach of the national team as current coach Moin Khan is tipped to take over as the head of the national selection committee.
Former Pakistani captain and coach Intikhab Alam has joined the numerous voices supporting Pakistan ahead of the series against South Africa, saying that the side is a well-balanced team and has a good chance of beating even a strong opponent like South Africa, which is currently the world`s best Test team.
In the absence of a functional head, Pakistan Cricket Board has chosen former Test captain Intikhab Alam to represent the country in the International Cricket Council Chief Executives meeting in London next week.
Former Pakistan Test captain Intikhab Alam has said that Pakistan has good prospects in the ICC Champions Trophy, adding that their victory against South Africa in a warm up match of the eight-nation tournament is a good start.
Former Pakistan captain Intikhab Alam has said the best thing about the ongoing limited series with India is the revival of cricketing relations between the two neighbouring nations, adding that he would like to see India tour Pakistan in future for a similar kind of series.
Delighted with the resumption of bilateral cricketing ties between the arch-rivals after a gap of five years, former Pakistan captain Intikhab Alam on Thursday said it is now India`s turn to tour the neighbouring country.
Euphoria reached its peak at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday as cricket crazy fans went down the memory lane when a number of former players from India and Pakistan were felicitated to mark the 25 years of Indo-Pak ODI matches.
Former Pakistan cricket captain Intikhab Alam on Thursday described batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar as a `great ambassador` of cricket and said the player should be left alone to decide on his retirement from Test cricket.
Former Pakistan cricket captain Intikhab Alam Thursday heaped lavish praise on compatriot Nasir Jamshed, who struck a masterly century in the second One-Day International (ODI) against India at the Eden Gardens here.