Sri Lankan batting sensation Mahela Jayawardene, completed 12,000 runs in ODI cricket on Sunday, after scoring a ton against India in the third limited overs match in Hyderabad. Jayawardene notched up his 17th ODI ton to help the Lankans set a modest 243-run target for the Indians.
Furious with the Pakistan cricket team after its heavy loss against South Africa in a warm-up match, former captain Inzamam-ul Haq feared the defeat will bog the side down in its much-anticipated World Twenty20 Championship opener against arch-rivals India.
Former captain Rashid Latif today said Pakistan cricket authorities should not force leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to plead guilty to spot-fixing until he has exhausted all legal options available to him.
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul Haq has backed banned leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, saying that he had never seen Kaneria acting in any way that would cast doubts over his integrity, during his career.
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul Haq, who has been roped in as a batting consultant of the national cricket team, has advised his batsmen to play positively when the limited-overs series against India starts later this month.