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.
The Pakistan cricket authorities have stepped up their efforts to revive international series for its upcoming players and plan to organize a tri-series with South Africa and Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates next year.
Hanif Mohammad, often called the sub continent's original Little Master, celebrated his 80th birthday with the complaint that the Pakistan cricket authorities had to this day not recognised and rewarded him for his triple century against the West Indies in 1957.
Opener Ahmed Shehzad hit a swashbuckling hundred and Shahid Afridi made a fiery 55 and took three wickets to lead Pakistan to a crushing 147-run win over New Zealand in the third one-dayer in Sharjah on Sunday.
The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan has said that the PCB will ensure the same security lapses, which were made when the Sri Lankan team was attacked by militants in Lahore in March 2009, are not made for the one-day series against Kenya.
Pakistan's suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who will undergo another private biomechanics test this week on his bowling action, is not keen to play domestic cricket matches as recommended by PCB's bowling action review committee.
The bowling action review committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has recommended that suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal appear in some domestic cricket matches before he is considered for World Cup selection.