Under current ICC rules, Muttiah Muralitharan would've never played: Muhammad Yousuf
Under current ICC rules, Muttiah Muralitharan would've never played: Muhammad Yousuf

Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf on Friday said that Sri Lankan legend and world's highest wicket-taker in Test cricket Muttiah Muralitharan would have never been allowed to play top-flight cricket had current ICC rules on chucking would have been in place during their time.

Lack of good spinners in Aussie camp helped Pakistan: Muhammad Yousuf
Lack of good spinners in Aussie camp helped Pakistan: Muhammad Yousuf

The Australian bowling attack lacked sharp spinners and that played a crucial role in Pakistan's victory in the first Test on Sunday, former captain Muhammad Yousuf said.

Shoaib Akhtar advises Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge ICC ban
Shoaib Akhtar advises Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge ICC ban

Having been at the receiving end of chucking accusations during his playing days, former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has advised Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge the new protocol of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on bowling actions.

Shami, Umesh, Aaron key to India's WC chances: Shoaib Akhtar
Shami, Umesh, Aaron key to India's WC chances: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, once a nemesis of many a top Indian batsman, is now ready to offer advice to his arch-rivals saying that Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron will be key to India's 2015 World Cup defence.

Shoaib Akhtar criticises Pakistan after Test defeat against Sri Lanka

Former Pakistan fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has said that the players in the present national team need to show more heart and courage if they are to bounce back against Sri Lanka in the ongoing series.

Shoaib Akhtar slams PCB for sending big support staff for Sri Lankan tour

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for deciding to send 10 officials with the national team in its upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.

Shoaib Akhtar, 38, ties knot with 20-year-old

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has tied the knot with a 20-year old girl from Haripur in the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province.

Shoaib Akhtar dismisses marriage rumours

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar dismissed media reports about his marriage on Saturday. Akhtar denied the speculation through social media site Twitter.

Top Pak cricketers want bilateral series with India

Some of Pakistan`s top cricketers including Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Akhtar have supported the restoration of bilateral cricket ties with India and hoped the issue was discussed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his flying visit to India.

Shoaib Akhtar to judge Indian talent on TV show

Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar Monday shot here for a celebrity special episode of Indian talent reality show `Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega` with Bollywood celebrities Farah Khan and Anu Malik. He was "amazed" at the talent.

Sarfaraz Nawaz backs Misbah to replace Hafeez as T20 captain

Former Pakistani Test cricketer, Sarfaraz Nawaz backed Test captain Misbah-ul-haq for the captaincy of the Pakistan Twenty20 team.

Pakistan`s Afridi asked to explain criticism

Pakistan cricket authorities on Wednesday demanded an explanation from star all-rounder Shahid Afridi after he criticised the team`s "negative" approach for their early exit from the World Twenty20.

Shoaib Akhtar likely to don coach`s hat

Considered as one of the fastest bowlers of his generation, Shoaib Akhtar is now ready to bowl on a different pitch as the Rawalpindi Express is likely to coach the State Bank of Pakistan in the upcoming season.

Former Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar to start coaching career

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has set his sights on a coaching career after agreeing to take charge of a top domestic team.

Mohammed Shami should work on his run-up: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan tearaway fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar`s suggestion for India rising pace sensation Mohammed Shami is to "work on his run-up" as he feels the talented speedster "has the potential to serve Indian cricket for a long, long time".

Johnson, Steyn underline need for speed, says Brett Lee

Mitchell Johnson and Dale Steyn have once again underlined the need for speed in test cricket with their recent exploits, former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee said on Tuesday.

Pakistan lauded by ex-players after thrilling win over India

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan led the chorus of appreciation for the Pakistan team after its stunning one-wicket win over India in the Asia Cup, showering special praise on senior all-rounder Shahid Afridi for his electrifying cameo.

Afridi is best person to lead Pakistan ODI side, says Muhammad Yousuf

After repeatedly criticising him for his shoddy performances, former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf today batted urged PCB to consider flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi in leadership role for the ODI team.

`Pakistan should accept working proposal of Ind, Aus, Eng`

Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja has advised the Cricket Board (PCB) to accept the working proposal on restructuring of world cricket by India, Australia and England at the ICC meeting in Dubai.

Not surprised to see India struggle in South Africa: Akhtar

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar is not at all surprised to see Indian batsmen struggle in the team`s ongoing tour of South Africa.