Waqar Younis complains of Umar Akmal behaviour in World Cup report to PCB
Waqar Younis complains of Umar Akmal behaviour in World Cup report to PCB

Pakistan's disappointing cricket World Cup campaign was not just about missed opportunities on the field with head coach Waqar Younis submitting a strongly-worded report to the PCB complaining about the behaviour of Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Muhammad Hafeez.

Pakistan pin hopes on struggling next generation
Pakistan pin hopes on struggling next generation

Pakistan will pin their hopes on the next generation after their World Cup campaign ended with a quarter-final exit to Australia but with departing skipper Misbah-ul-Haq warning the team is not up to international scratch.

Mixed reactions to Pakistan's World Cup loss
Mixed reactions to Pakistan's World Cup loss

The reactions from former players to Pakistan's defeat to Australia in the cricket World Cup quarterfinals was a mixed one with some of them blaming captain Misbah-ul-Haq, head coach Waqar Younis and the Pakistan Cricket Board for their failed campaign.

Australia vs Pakistan: Brad Haddin attempts to cheat by knocking off Umar Akmal's bails
Australia vs Pakistan: Brad Haddin attempts to cheat by knocking off Umar Akmal's bails

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin was involved in a controversy on Friday when he knocked off Pakistani Umar Akmal's bails in the 26th over of their innings and appealed for the batsman's dismissal in the cricket World Cup quarter-final here.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq not ready for final farewell
Cricket World Cup 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq not ready for final farewell

Defiant Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq refuses to accept that Friday`s World Cup quarter-final against Australia could be his last one-day international.

"Obviously this World Cup and my career are still not over," said Misbah.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Former Pak stars want Younis Khan to take field in Adelaide
ICC Cricket World Cup: Former Pak stars want Younis Khan to take field in Adelaide

Pakistan's cricket community of former Test players are in favour of the national team management playing senior batsman Younis Khan in the World Cup quarter-final against Australia in Adelaide on Friday.

Number`s up for cricket World Cup superstitions
Number`s up for cricket World Cup superstitions

Cricket is a game of numbers, of runs and wickets, averages and strike rates, all examined in mind-boggling detail.

 Unfair to compare me with Virat Kohli, says Pakistan's Umar Akmal
Unfair to compare me with Virat Kohli, says Pakistan's Umar Akmal

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has said that it was unfair to compare him with India's Virat Kohli as both batted at different positions.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan vs UAE - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan vs UAE - As it happened...

Welcome to our coverage of the Pool B match of ICC Cricket World Cup between Pakistan and United Arab Emirates being played at Napier, New Zealand.

Cricket World Cup: Relieved Misbah-ul-Haq tells Pakistan batsmen to shape-up
Cricket World Cup: Relieved Misbah-ul-Haq tells Pakistan batsmen to shape-up

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq told his batsmen to shape-up or ship out of the World Cup after the 1992 champions scraped a 20-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday.

Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad don't have Virat Kohli's class: Mudassar Nazar
Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad don't have Virat Kohli's class: Mudassar Nazar

Pakistan cricket fraternity might rate Umar Akmal very highly but none among country's current batsmen can be "even distantly compared" with India's premier batsman Virat Kohli, feels former Pakistan all-rounder Mudassar Nazar.

West Indies fast men recall glory days
West Indies fast men recall glory days

Twice world champions West Indies temporarily revived memories of their glory days when their opening bowlers swept aside the Pakistan top order to set up a 150-run victory in the World Cup Pool B match in Christchurch on Saturday.

Cricket World Cup: Andre Russell stars in West Indies thrashing of Pakistan
Cricket World Cup: Andre Russell stars in West Indies thrashing of Pakistan

Pakistan suffered their second consecutive loss as they were handed a crushing 150-run defeat by the West Indies who rode on Andre Russell's all-round show in a completely one-sided cricket World Cup match here on Saturday.

ICC World Cup: West Indies won't let defeats get them down
ICC World Cup: West Indies won't let defeats get them down

West Indies skipper Jason Holder is expecting plenty of entertainment against Pakistan when the two most mercurial sides in international cricket face off in the World Cup in Christchurch on Saturday.

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan denies reports of fielding coach threatening to resign
Cricket World Cup: Pakistan denies reports of fielding coach threatening to resign

Pakistan team management on Wednesday denied reports that fielding coach Grant Luden had threatened to resign after a tiff with a few senior players and said that he will continue to serve in his current role.

Pakistan fielding coach complains of players' abusive behaviour, threatens to step down
Pakistan fielding coach complains of players' abusive behaviour, threatens to step down

Pakistan's World Cup campaign hit another snag when the national team's fielding coach Grant Luden threatened to step down complaining of misbehaviour from three senior players.

Pakistan think-tank made many blunders in WC opener: Mohammed Hafeez
Pakistan think-tank made many blunders in WC opener: Mohammed Hafeez

Disgruntled all-rounder, Mohammed Hafeez, who was left out of the national squad due to an injury, feels Pakistan think-tank made several blunders in the World Cup opener against arch-rivals India.

Saeed Ajmal slams Umpire Steve Davis for referrel decision during WC match
Saeed Ajmal slams Umpire Steve Davis for referrel decision during WC match

Pakistan off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal alleged that ICC umpire, Steve Davis had victimized Pakistan after he ruled Umar Akmal caught behind on a referral decision during their high-octane World Cup opener against India in Adelaide. "Steve Davis never upheld any appeal when I bowled and I had to always ask for a referral to get a wicket when he was the umpire," Ajmal said on Dunya news channel.

ICC World Cup: Pakistan committed too many blunders, say former players
ICC World Cup: Pakistan committed too many blunders, say former players

Former Pakistan cricketers lashed out at the team for lack of planning and strategy after it went down to arch-rivals India by 76 runs in its cricket World Cup opening match at the Adelaide Oval. Batting great Zaheer Abbas pointed out that Pakistan committed too many mistakes on the field and also while selecting the team and felt that the players were not trying to learn from their previous blunders. 

Playing Umar Akmal as a keeper was a mistake, says Imran Khan
Playing Umar Akmal as a keeper was a mistake, says Imran Khan

Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Imran Khan today said the move to play part-time wicketkeeper Umar Akmal in their cricket World Cup match against India was a mistake. The cricketer-turned politician said that Pakistan had blundered by going for Akmal.