Pakistan`s Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi said Monday the team`s senior cricketers should be given dignified farewells, after veteran batsman Younis Khan was unceremoniously axed from the one-day squad.
Imran Khan and Javed Miandad may not have been the best of friends during their playing days but the man famous for his last-ball six has come out in support of the cricketer-turned-politician who is leading anti-government protests to topple Pakistan's government.
Former Zimbabwe all-rounder Grant Flower will join Pakistan tomorrow as a batting coach even as the Cricket Board (PCB) had announced South African Grant Luden as the team`s new fielding coach-cum-trainer.
The Pakistan Cricket Board is waiting for the annual executive board meeting of the ICC to take place in June before it expects the BCCI to announce the details of the MOU signed between the two boards for a seven -year period.
Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has expressed serious doubts over claims made by the Najam Sethi-headed PCB that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the BCCI to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023.
Former Pakistan captain and a former Director General of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Javed Miandad has slammed the decisions taken by board chairman Najam Sethi regarding appointment of team officials, saying that they are `against the constitution`.
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.
Forget the hyperbole the electronic media anchors created by packaging Yuvraj Singh as the villain of India`s failure to win the World T20, the poking the left-handed batsman received from the social media sites Twitter and Facebook and SMS left one tittering.
Pakistan`s loss to India in their World Twenty20 opener has sparked massive criticism of skipper Mohammed Hafeez with former captains such as Javed Miandad and Mohammad Yousuf demanding that he be replaced by flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi.
Pakistan may have been humbled in their World Twenty20 opener against India but former captain Javed Miandad is confident that Mohammed Hafeez`s men will stay alive to make the final where he expects them to face off against the arch-rivals once again.