Yousuf blames PCB, team management for ODI-series defeat
Yousuf blames PCB, team management for ODI-series defeat

 Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf has blamed the National Cricket Board and the team management, especially coach Waqar Younis for the side's defeat in the ODI series against Bangladesh.

Zimbabwe set to become first team to tour Pakistan after March 2009
Zimbabwe set to become first team to tour Pakistan after March 2009

 The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that Zimbabwe will be the first Test team to tour Pakistan since 2009, but remained unclear about the venues for the limited over series.

There are many problem areas with Pakistan team: Waqar Younis
There are many problem areas with Pakistan team: Waqar Younis

 Terming the ODI series loss to Bangladesh as a big hurt and a huge disappointment, Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has admitted that there are many problem areas that the team needs to sort out.

Zimbabwe to visit Pakistan for one-week tour: PCB
Zimbabwe to visit Pakistan for one-week tour: PCB

Zimbabwe will tour Pakistan to play a short limited over series next month, becoming the first Test team to visit the terror-hit country in six years, a top cricket official said Monday.

Pakistan may field local umpires in ODIs if ICC permits
Pakistan may field local umpires in ODIs if ICC permits

The ICC is likely to make amendments in its rules to allow Pakistan to have local match officials for the planned home series against Zimbabwe.

Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan guide young players at training camp
Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan guide young players at training camp

Much to the delight of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and senior batsman Younis Khan spent the last two days at a training camp in Lahore, guiding the youngsters.

Spotlight on Saeed Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh
Spotlight on Saeed Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh

Saeed Ajmal returns to centre stage after almost eight months hoping to strike early form with a remodelled bowling action when Pakistan open their tour of Bangladesh on Friday.

PCB sacked Moin Khan to keep his prestige intact: Shaharyar Khan
PCB sacked Moin Khan to keep his prestige intact: Shaharyar Khan

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan has said that the decision to call back Moin Khan from the World Cup and later sack him as chief selector was taken to keep his prestige and reputation intact after the Casino incident.

Pak left-arm spinner Reza Hassan tests positive for cocaine
Pak left-arm spinner Reza Hassan tests positive for cocaine

Young Pakistan left-arm spinner Raza Hasan is facing a possible two-year ban from all forms of cricket after testing positive for cocaine in a dope test carried out at the WADA accredited laboratory in India.

I am not arrogant and revengful: Waqar Younis
I am not arrogant and revengful: Waqar Younis

 Pakistan cricket's head coach Waqar Younis has hit out at critics and former players branding him as "arrogant" and "revengeful" and said he was a totally patriotic Pakistani.

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants right attitude in 'new era'
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants right attitude in 'new era'

Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis on Friday warned only players with the right attitude will represent the national team as it embarks on a "new era" with their Bangladesh tour next week.

'Determined' Sarfraz vows to take Pakistan to 'new heights'
'Determined' Sarfraz vows to take Pakistan to 'new heights'

Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he is determined to help his side reach new heights following his ascendency to the one-day and T20 vice-captaincy.

'Suspended' Mohammad Hafeez confident of clearing bowling action test
'Suspended' Mohammad Hafeez confident of clearing bowling action test

Pakistan's premier all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that he is confident of clearing his bowling action assessment test, which is scheduled to be held in Chennai on April 9.

PCB did not handle Casino issue properly, says Moin Khan
PCB did not handle Casino issue properly, says Moin Khan

Hurt by his recent ouster from the chief selector's post, former Pakistan captain Moin Khan said that the the PCB could have handled the Casino incident during the cricket World Cup in a much better manner.

PCB's World Cup review meeting lasts 20 minutes
PCB's World Cup review meeting lasts 20 minutes

A high-level meeting called by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to review the national team's performance in the World Cup ended in just 20 minutes.

Waqar Younis responsible for seniors' ouster from team: Abdul Razzak
Waqar Younis responsible for seniors' ouster from team: Abdul Razzak

Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq says he was not surprised at the exclusion of several players since it was part of a plan by head coach Waqar Younis to oust seniors from the national team.

It won't be smooth sailing for Pakistan in Bangladesh: Rameez Raja
It won't be smooth sailing for Pakistan in Bangladesh: Rameez Raja

Pakistan's cricket community welcomed the new squads announced for the series in Bangladesh but former test captain Rameez Raja cautioned the team to expect a tough challenge from the hosts.

Misbah, Waqar wanted PCB to sideline Shehzad, Umar for a year
Misbah, Waqar wanted PCB to sideline Shehzad, Umar for a year

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.

Paceman Muhammad Irfan recommended six-week rest
Paceman Muhammad Irfan recommended six-week rest

Pakistan's top pace bowler Muhammad Irfan has been told to rest for another six weeks as part of his rehabilitation from a hairline stress fracture of the pelvis.

Disciplinary breach will not be tolerated: PCB's Haroon Rasheed
Disciplinary breach will not be tolerated: PCB's Haroon Rasheed

Pakistan's new chief selector Haroon Rasheed hinted that the trio of Umar Akmal, Nasir Jamshed and Ahmed Shehzad was not dropped only because of inconsistent performance but also for disciplinary issues.