Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi bid adieu to ODI cricket
Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi bid adieu to ODI cricket

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi's ODI careers came to an end on Friday following their World Cup quarterfinal defeat against Australia but the two players will continue to play Test and Twenty cricket respectively.

Sticky bails: Misbah-ul-Haq failed to capitalise on lucky reprieve against Australia
Sticky bails: Misbah-ul-Haq failed to capitalise on lucky reprieve against Australia

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Friday failed to capitalise on a lucky escape against Australia in their 2015 ICC World Cup quarter-final match in Adelaide. Pacer Josh Hazlewood seemed to have bowled him, when Pakistan was stuttering at 24 for two, but the bail didn't fall despite the delivery hitting the stumps.

Misbah-ul-Haq rues Pakistan's batting failure in Cricket World Cup
Misbah-ul-Haq rues Pakistan's batting failure in Cricket World Cup

Disappointed Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq blamed batting failure for his team's ouster from the World Cup following a six-wicket defeat against Australia in the quarter-final in Adelaide on Friday.

Misbah-ul-Haq senses World Cup within Pakistan`s reach
Misbah-ul-Haq senses World Cup within Pakistan`s reach

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq insisted Sunday there was no reason why his team could not be crowned World Cup champions after they saw off Ireland by seven wickets to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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.

Shoaib Akhtar's U-turn on Misbah-ul-Haq, says skipper is keeping team alive
Shoaib Akhtar's U-turn on Misbah-ul-Haq, says skipper is keeping team alive

After criticising Misbah-ul-haq severely in the recent past, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Sunday took a U-turn, saying the captain was the person who was keeping the team alive and he needs support from other batsmen.

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq faces flak from former players
Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq faces flak from former players

Former cricketers on Saturday lashed out at Misbah-ul-Haq as the Pakistan captain spoke about the difficulties he was finding in selecting a right combinations in the World Cup.

Hyderabad Cricket Association set to rope in Wasim Akram as bowling consultant
Hyderabad Cricket Association set to rope in Wasim Akram as bowling consultant

Seeking to strengthen its bowling department, the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is set to rope in former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram as a consultant coach.

'Fake Sheikh' evidence prompts Pakistan re-think: Report
'Fake Sheikh' evidence prompts Pakistan re-think: Report

Prosecutors are re-examining the criminal convictions of three Pakistan players jailed in 2011 over spot-fixing allegations, according to a report in Britain`s Guardian newspaper,

Misbah-ul Haq hails Pakistan's crushing victory over Australia
Misbah-ul Haq hails Pakistan's crushing victory over Australia

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq hailed his side's first Test victory over Australia in Dubai today as "one of the finest wins" but added his team needed to remain focused to win the series.

Misbah-ul-Haq links one-day future to batting form
Misbah-ul-Haq links one-day future to batting form

Struggling Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq on Monday said he needed to start scoring runs again to continue playing as captain of the one-day side.

Misbah-ul Haq can lead or leave, says Pakistan cricket chief
Misbah-ul Haq can lead or leave, says Pakistan cricket chief

Beleaguered Misbah-ul Haq won`t be forced to stand down as Pakistan captain but the country`s top cricket official told AFP that potential successors were already being assessed.

Misbah-ul-Haq seeks Imran Khan's help for 2015 Cricket World Cup
Misbah-ul-Haq seeks Imran Khan's help for 2015 Cricket World Cup

Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq realizes just how important it is for the national team to do well in the 2015 World Cup and for this he wants to take some tips from cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy visits Lahore
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy visits Lahore

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy made its first public appearance in Pakistan on Wednesday at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore as part of its global tour.

Misbah-ul-Haq going back to basics to solve batting slump
Misbah-ul-Haq going back to basics to solve batting slump

Pakistan test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq says he is prepared to go back to the drawing board to try to recover his batting form.

Shoaib Malik: Unfair to compare MS Dhoni and Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan`s former captain Shoaib Malik has said that it was absolutely unfair to make any comparisons between the captaincy of Misbah-ul-Haq and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

After Shahzad, Gul expresses his desire to lead Pak T20 side

Pakistan`s experienced pace bowler, Umar Gul is in the running for the captaincy of the national T20 team, according to sources in the cricket board.

For Pakistan`s blind, cricket offers hope

Pakistan`s blind cricket captain Zeeshan Abbasi was once a shy and awkward child who relied on his family and friends to get by in a country where disability is a major stigma.

Misbah urges batsmen to buck up ahead of clash against India

Gearing up for the marquee clash against India, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq wants his batsmen to learn quickly from the mistakes they made against minnows Afghanistan in their Asia Cup preliminary clash here.

Misbah-ul-Haq plans to leave cricket with `head held high`

Pakistan Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq has reportedly revealed that he has plans to leave cricket after bagging a few good performances.