Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday said he had to work the hardest to reach the top, while adding that he always believed in letting his bat do the talking in his glorious 24-year-long cricket career.
Legendary cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell tipped India as favourites in their much anticipated World Cup clash against Pakistan, saying that past history and better acclimatisation to Australian conditions could tilt the balance in favour of the defending champions.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq feels that Pakistan will go into next year's World Cup with a positive frame of mind despite bowling suspensions of Saeed Ajmal and Muhammad Hafeez and his own hamstring injury.
Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene and Pakistan’s seasoned all-rounder Shahid Afridi will be the two most experienced cricket players going into the 2015 World Cup, with their fifth appearance in the mega event, an International Cricket Council (ICC) release said Friday.
Riding on his stupendous form, Younis Khan on Friday became only the third Pakistani Test batsman to achieve a career milestone of 8000 runs. He is now behind Javed Miandad (8832 in 124 innings) and Inzamum-ul-Haq (8829 in 119).
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.