Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and a few other senior players have told the Pakistan Cricket Board to increase their match fees for all three formats in the new central contracts, to be issued by the board for the year 2015.
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".
Newly appointed Pakistan one-day captain Azhar Ali Saturday said his team will not take Bangladesh lightly after their strong World Cup performance, promising a tough fight from his young players next week.
Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal on Saturday said he was delighted his eight-month "torture" which saw him suspended for an illegal bowling action was finally over after being recalled to the national side.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and head coach Waqar Younis wanted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to sideline Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from the national team for atleast a year to force them to improve their attitudes.
A lacklustre World Cup performance notwithstanding, Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at fourth even as Shikhar Dhawan rose a rung to sixth in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued today.
Inexperienced top-order batsman Azhar Ali was on Monday named as the new Pakistan ODI captain in a surprise move by the cricket Board, succeeding Misbah-ul-Haq who retired from the 50-over format after the cricket World Cup.
Pakistan's disappointing cricket World Cup campaign was not just about missed opportunities on the field with head coach Waqar Younis submitting a strongly-worded report to the PCB complaining about the behaviour of Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Muhammad Hafeez.
Former batsman Ramiz Raja suggested on Sunday that fast bowler Wahab Riaz should be appointed Pakistan cricket captain after Misbah-ul-Haq retired as the One-Day International (ODI) skipper following the team's ouster from the 2015 World Cup.