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.

Australia beat Pakistan by one run for series sweep
Australia beat Pakistan by one run for series sweep

Glenn Maxwell bowled a maiden final over and got two wickets to seal a thrilling one-run win for Australia in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Misbah-ul Haq rests as Australia bat in final one-day
Misbah-ul Haq rests as Australia bat in final one-day

Pakistan`s regular captain Misbah-ul Haq withdrew himself as Australia won the toss and decided to bat in the third and final day-night international at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Sunday.

Mitchell Johnson targets Pakistan sweep for Cricket World Cup boost
Mitchell Johnson targets Pakistan sweep for Cricket World Cup boost

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson wants to complete a cleansweep over Pakistan on Sunday to recapture the world`s top ranking and provide a tonic ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

Junaid Khan ruled out of Aus series; Sohail Tanvir named as replacement
Junaid Khan ruled out of Aus series; Sohail Tanvir named as replacement

 Pakistan has suffered another blow with left-arm pacer Junaid Khan being ruled out of the entire series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates after suffering a knee injury.

Superb Dwayne Smith`s century takes Tridents to victory

A century by Dwayne Smith fired Barbados Tridents to their second win of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), with a convincing 29-run triumph over St Lucia Zouks in their first home match.

Latif urges Pak to rely on pacers against India in World T20 clash

Former Pakistani captain Rashid Latif has urged Pakistan to rely more on pacers instead of spinners when they face India in their World Twenty20 match on March 21 at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka to break their jinx against their arch-rivals in a World Cup match

Afridi pulls out of South Africa`s domestic T20 competition

All-rounder Shahid Afridi is not going to take part in South Africa`s domestic Twenty20 cricket league this season, according to reports.

Sri Lanka promise fightback against Pakistan

Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal vowed his team would come back hard at Pakistan in the second Twenty20 international in Dubai tomorrow to keep their world number one ranking intact.

Sohail Tanvir fined for `pointing, gesturing`

Pakistani all-rounder Sohail Tanvir has reportedly been slapped with a fine for breaching the code of conduct during his team`s six-run loss against South Africa on Friday.

Former Pakistani captains call for change in captaincy and coach

Former captains and players reacted strongly to Pakistan`s 1-4 debacle in the one-day series against South Africa with some of them calling for a change in the captaincy as well as the coach.

Misbah-ul-Haq blames batting as South Africa eye series win

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq called on his top order to play their part to prevent South Africa clinching the one-day series after the fourth match on Friday.

Highveld Lions lack experience: Sohail Tanvir

Highveld Lions` seamer Sohail Tanvir cited lack of experience as the reason for his team`s defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals and said the batsmen simply failed make any impact.

Pak batsmen lacked confidence from Champions Trophy beginning, says Sohail Tanvir

Pakistan seam bowler Sohail Tanvir has said that he believed that the team`s batsmen lacked confidence right from the beginning of the ICC Champions Trophy, which was responsible for their disappointing show in the tournament.

Tanvir wants to shed T20 specialist tag

Pakistan`s left-arm pacer, Sohail Tanvir is looking at a full season with English county, Hampshire to shed the tag of being a specialist T20 player.

Gul`s knee surgery in Australia successful

Pakistan`s most successful pace bowler in the current team, Umar Gul has had a successful knee surgery in Australia.

Tanvir called up by Pak for ongoing ODI series against SA

Fitness issues with pacers have forced Pakistan team management to call up all-rounder Sohail Tanvir as reinforcement for the on-going One-day series against South Africa.

`Unlike Pakistan India doesn`t have permanent pace attack`

Pakistan enjoys a clear advantage over India in the fast bowling department as the hosts doesn`t have a permanent pace attack, said visiting team seamer Sohail Tanvir.

Words are not enough to sing Tendulkar`s praise: Pak team

The Pakistani players on Sunday fell short of words while describing Sachin Tendulkar`s impact on world cricket.

Champions League T20 2012: Highveld Lions vs Yorkshire - Preview

South Africa`s Highveld Lions will look to inch closer to a semifinal berth when they take on struggling and injury-hit English side Yorkshire in a group B encounter of the Champions League Twenty20 here.