In my opinion, Shahid Afridi shouldn't be in team: Ejaz Butt
In my opinion, Shahid Afridi shouldn't be in team: Ejaz Butt

Former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Ejaz Butt doesn't appear to have forgotten his three-year-old dispute with flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi as he said that the former captain didn't deserve to be in the national team.

Shahid Afridi backtracks on captaincy remark, "supports" Misbah-ul-Haq
Shahid Afridi backtracks on captaincy remark, "supports" Misbah-ul-Haq

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sought to end the controversy surrounding the captaincy of the national team when it released a statement on behalf of all-rounder Shahid Afridi, in which he pledged full support to Misbah-ul-Haq declaring him best man to lead in World Cup.

Afridi appeals media to support Pakistan cricket, expresses support for Misbah
Afridi appeals media to support Pakistan cricket, expresses support for Misbah

Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Tuesday appealed the media to support Pakistan cricket and also expressed his support for Misbah-ul-Haq for the post of captaincy.

Pakistan cricket chief blasts Shahid Afridi over captaincy confusion
Pakistan cricket chief blasts Shahid Afridi over captaincy confusion

Pakistan`s cricket chief Tuesday blasted an "irresponsible" Shahid Afridi for creating confusion around the team captaincy and said the popular big-hitting all-rounder could face disciplinary action.

PCB to discuss World Cup captaincy in meeting
PCB to discuss World Cup captaincy in meeting

The Pakistan Cricket Board will convene a meeting of its Board of Governors next week to discuss the thorny issue of national team's captaincy in next year's World Cup.

Javed Miandad backs under-fire Misbah-ul-Haq
Javed Miandad backs under-fire Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan great Javed Miandad has come out in strong support of under pressure national captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who decided to "rest" from the third ODI against Australia.

PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues
PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues

Pakistan selectors on Monday said that they have delayed announcing the Test squad for the Australia series due to injury problems to frontline players as well dip in form of some of them.

PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues
PCB delays selection of Test squad against Australia due to injury issues

Pakistan selectors on Monday said that they have delayed announcing the Test squad for the Australia series due to injury problems to frontline players as well dip in form of some of them.

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.

Miserable Misbah-ul-Haq backed by Pakistan board
Miserable Misbah-ul-Haq backed by Pakistan board

Pakistan`s cricket board (PCB) have backed struggling test and one-day skipper Misbah-ul-Haq to lead the team at next year`s World Cup but have considered potential replacements should he decide to stand down from his role as captain.

Shahid Afridi fears for Pakistan`s World Cup chances
Shahid Afridi fears for Pakistan`s World Cup chances

Stand-in captain Shahid Afridi believes Pakistan`s abysmal performance in their 3-0 rout by Australia will hurt the team`s chances at next year`s World Cup.

Mitchell Johnson happy to be aggressor during ODI series win over Pak
Mitchell Johnson happy to be aggressor during ODI series win over Pak

Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson has said that he is happy to be the aggressor in his team's attack after he fired his side to a successful ODI series win over Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Former Pakistan cricketers worried with team's poor run of form
Former Pakistan cricketers worried with team's poor run of form

Pakistan's run of poor form against Australia in the United Arab Emirates has prompted former greats to express concerns over the national team's chances of doing well in the 2015 World Cup.

Pakistan still tough without Saeed Ajmal, says Darren Lehmann
Pakistan still tough without Saeed Ajmal, says Darren Lehmann

Australian coach Darren Lehmann said Wednesday Pakistan remain tough opponents despite the loss of offspinner Saeed Ajmal, thanks to their ability to unearth exciting new talent in big series.

Shahid Afridi wants dignified exits for Pakistan seniors
Shahid Afridi wants dignified exits for Pakistan seniors

Pakistan`s Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi said Monday the team`s senior cricketers should be given dignified farewells, after veteran batsman Younis Khan was unceremoniously axed from the one-day squad.

Four cricketers fall foul of Pakistan's new fitness crackdown
Four cricketers fall foul of Pakistan's new fitness crackdown

Four Pakistan international cricketers have been docked part of their salaries in a crackdown on fitness standards, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed on Tuesday.

Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's chances in World Cup
Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's chances in World Cup

Pakistan's head coach, Waqar Younis said he has moved on from the 2011 World Cup semi-final defeat to India and was hopeful that his team will go all the way in the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Mohammed Hafeez backs Shahid Afridi as T20 captain
Mohammed Hafeez backs Shahid Afridi as T20 captain

Pakistan batsman Mohammed Hafeez has come out in support of the appointment of Shahid Afridi as the national T20 captain.

Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 after World Cup 2015
Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 after World Cup 2015

Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder and national T20 captain Shahid Afridi may join the growing band of international cricketers who have opted to retire from other formats to focus only on T20 cricket.

Shahid Afridi hails PCB decision to appoint him long-term T20 skipper
Shahid Afridi hails PCB decision to appoint him long-term T20 skipper

Newly appointed Pakistan twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi has hailed the decision of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to appoint him as captain until the 2016 World T20 event.