ICC Cricket World Cup: 'Last resort' Sarfraz Ahmed solves Pakistan's opening problem
ICC Cricket World Cup: 'Last resort' Sarfraz Ahmed solves Pakistan's opening problem

It was Pakistan`s last roll of the dice that saw them throw Sarfraz Ahmed into the role of opener at the World Cup and the gamble looks to be paying off.

Cricket World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq backs bowlers to slam brakes on South Africa
Cricket World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq backs bowlers to slam brakes on South Africa

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq insists his bowlers can slam the brakes on South Africa's batting superstars in Saturday's World Cup clash in Auckland with AB de Villiers their prime target.

Indian media running ‘propaganda’ against Pakistan team, accuses Mohammad Hafeez
Indian media running ‘propaganda’ against Pakistan team, accuses Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistan's star all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has accused Indian media of running propaganda to malign Pakistan cricket team. The sensational statement came days after India defeated Pakistan in their ICC World Cup 2015 match at Adelaide.

Saeed Ajmal should have replaced Mohammad Hafeez: Daryl Foster
Saeed Ajmal should have replaced Mohammad Hafeez: Daryl Foster

A leading biomechanics expert Daryl Foster, who also worked as bowling coach with the Pakistan team, believes Saeed Ajmal should have been chosen ahead of others to replace the injured Muhammad Hafeez for the cricket World Cup. 

Mohammad Hafeez says he could have recovered in time for World Cup
Mohammad Hafeez says he could have recovered in time for World Cup

Pakistan's experienced all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez gave credence to speculation that he was sent back home from the World Cup against his wishes after a disagreement with the team management as he on Thursday said that he could have recovered from his injury in time for the showpiece event beginning on Saturday.

Waqar Younis says Pakistan determined to break World Cup jinx against India
Waqar Younis says Pakistan determined to break World Cup jinx against India

Losing to arch-rivals India in all the previous five World Cup clashes has certainly hurt Pakistan and they are determined to break the jinx this time around in the showpiece event beginning on Saturday, their coach Waqar Younis said.

Sohail Khan injury scare as Pakistan`s problems mount
Sohail Khan injury scare as Pakistan`s problems mount

Pakistan were hit by a fresh World Cup injury scare on Monday when fast bowler Sohail Khan was sidelined by a calf problem during a warm-up game against Bangladesh.

Former cricketers question Nasir Jamshed's selection
Former cricketers question Nasir Jamshed's selection

 Former cricketers Shoaib Akhtar and Muhammad Yousuf today expressed surprise over selection of opener Nasir Jamshed as a replacement for injured Muhammad Hafeez in the World Cup squad.

ICC approves Nasir Jamshed as a replacement for Mohammad Hafeez
ICC approves Nasir Jamshed as a replacement for Mohammad Hafeez

 The ICC approved Nasir Jamshed as a replacement for injured Mohammad Hafeez in Pakistan's squad for the World Cup, starting February 14.

Pakistan lose opener Mohammad Hafeez ahead of World Cup
Pakistan lose opener Mohammad Hafeez ahead of World Cup

Pakistan opener Mohammad Hafeez was Sunday ruled out of the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury, in yet another blow to the team before the mega-event.

'Injured' Mohammad Hafeez ruled out of the ICC World Cup 2015: Reports
'Injured' Mohammad Hafeez ruled out of the ICC World Cup 2015: Reports

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been ruled of the forthcoming ICC World Cup due to a injury, according to few media reports.

Unpredictable Pakistan hope to overcome turbulent build-up
Unpredictable Pakistan hope to overcome turbulent build-up

Pakistan have sweet memories of the World Cup when Australia and New Zealand last co-hosted it in 1992 but their optimism will be tempered this time by their turbulent build-up to the quadrennial event.

Saeed Ajmal, Sohag Gazi undergo bowling test in Chennai
Saeed Ajmal, Sohag Gazi undergo bowling test in Chennai

 Suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was on Saturday put through an official ICC bowling test at the apex cricket body's accredited laboratory here under the supervision of two technical experts from Dubai.

Saeed Ajmal hopeful of clearing bowling action test
Saeed Ajmal hopeful of clearing bowling action test

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal on Thursday raised hopes that he will pass a bowling action test after he was suspended last year, but ruled out any chance of featuring in next month's World Cup.

Pakistan retains suspended Saeed Ajmal in central contracts
Pakistan retains suspended Saeed Ajmal in central contracts

Pakistan cricket authorities on Wednesday retained the suspended spinner Saeed Ajmal while also adding the newcomers fast bowler Sohail Khan and the leggie Yasir Shah in their list of central contracts.

Saeed Ajmal to be reassessed in Chennai on January 24
Saeed Ajmal to be reassessed in Chennai on January 24

Suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal's modified bowling action will be put to an official ICC test in Chennai on January 24.

PCB to send Hafeez, Ajmal to Brisbane for official testing
PCB to send Hafeez, Ajmal to Brisbane for official testing

The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to send suspended off-spinners Mohammad Hafeez and Saeed Ajmal to Brisbane for the official tests of ICC before the start of the World Cup.

Pakistan spinner Mohammed Hafeez fails second bowling test
Pakistan spinner Mohammed Hafeez fails second bowling test

 Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has failed an unofficial test to rectify his bowling action in a bio-mechanics test in Chennai, according to media reports in Pakistan.

Mohammad Hafeez report to be sent in a week's time: Sources
Mohammad Hafeez report to be sent in a week's time: Sources

Experienced Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has completed testing on his bowling action at the ICC-accredited Biomechanics Laboratory here and the report will be sent to the Pakistan Cricket Board in a week's time.

Crunch time for Mohammad Hafeez as bowling action gets scrutinised
Crunch time for Mohammad Hafeez as bowling action gets scrutinised

 In a surprising development, experienced all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez appeared for the informal bio-mechanic test on his bowling action in Chennai Wednesday, and the off-spinner is about to return to Pakistan shortly.