Umar Akmal

WATCH: Back from dead, Umar Akmal releases video to confirm he's alive

WATCH: Back from dead, Umar Akmal releases video to confirm he's alive

Having given a convincing living proof, Akmal will surely hope to do better on the grand final on Thursday (November 30) against Lahore Blues, to be played at Rawalpindi.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
When MS Dhoni told Suresh Raina to sledge Umar Akmal more

When MS Dhoni told Suresh Raina to sledge Umar Akmal more

Raina also said that like any other human being, Dhoni too gets angry, though it's not always obvious on live broadcast.

Nov 29, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
PCB inquiry committee finds Umar Akmal guilty, recommends three match ban

PCB inquiry committee finds Umar Akmal guilty, recommends three match ban

Umar had an altercation with Pakistan's head coach Mickey Arthur at the National Cricket Academy last month over practicing there.

Sep 27, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Umar Akmal takes U-turn, blames mental strain for Mickey Arthur outburst

Umar Akmal takes U-turn, blames mental strain for Mickey Arthur outburst

Last month, the controversial batsman claimed that coach Arthur had verbally abused him in front of chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq. He also claimed that senior players did not stop the coach when he was being verbally abused.

Sep 10, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
Twiterati show no mercy to Umar Akmal for posing with a bull

Twiterati show no mercy to Umar Akmal for posing with a bull

Akmal recently slammed Pakistan's coach Mickey Arthur and accused him of using abusive language and barring him from using the facilities at the National Cricket Academy. 

Sep 03, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
PCB forms committee to probe Mickey Arthur-Umar Akmal controversy

PCB forms committee to probe Mickey Arthur-Umar Akmal controversy

Akmal, 27, alleged that Arthur had verbally abused him in front of chief selector Inzamam. He also claimed that claimed that senior players did not stop the coach when he was being verbally abused.

Aug 27, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
 Umar Akmal hits back at Mickey Arthur, PCB with Twitter tirade

Umar Akmal hits back at Mickey Arthur, PCB with Twitter tirade

In tweets written in Urdu, Akmal said, that the fitness tests done before the Champions Trophy were “dummy” tests and had a sinister purpose since “These tests were held to get me out of the team.”

Aug 19, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
Soon after issuing show-cause notice, PCB slams Umar Akmal in official statement

Soon after issuing show-cause notice, PCB slams Umar Akmal in official statement

Soon after being issued a show-cause notice by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for alleging that Arthur abused him, Akmal has now been slammed by the board in an official statement released for the media.

Aug 18, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Pakistan's Umar Akmal in trouble over outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur

Pakistan's Umar Akmal in trouble over outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur

The PCB said a `show-cause` notice has been issued to Akmal following the outburst.

Aug 17, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Umar Akmal claims Mickey Arthur verbally abused him in front of Inzamam-ul-Haq

Umar Akmal claims Mickey Arthur verbally abused him in front of Inzamam-ul-Haq

But Arthur has denied the allegations, saying  he had only asked the cricketer to improve his skills.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
Umar Akmal snubbed by Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur in list of probables for Sri Lanka series

Umar Akmal snubbed by Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur in list of probables for Sri Lanka series

Even in April before the tour to the West Indies, the enigmatic batsman was not picked after failing a fitness test.

Aug 03, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
Controversial Pak batsman Umar Akmal claims he has been cleared of corruption allegations

Controversial Pak batsman Umar Akmal claims he has been cleared of corruption allegations

The enigmatic batsman also admitted that he had not given enough time to prove his fitness and had no one to blame but himself for not getting a central contract.

Jul 26, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Female cricketer dismisses Pakistan's Umar Akmal in exhibition match - watch video

Female cricketer dismisses Pakistan's Umar Akmal in exhibition match - watch video

Women cricketers have  managed to break records created by men and have even made some which their male counterparts cannot even think of breaking.

Jul 17, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Umar Akmal posts photograph with Bentley, gets brutally trolled by fans

Umar Akmal posts photograph with Bentley, gets brutally trolled by fans

Despite being one one of the most talented batsmen in Pakistan cricket's current set up, Umar Akmal has ruined his career to an extent as a result of a plethora of controversies and disciplinary issues.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
Umar Akmal, Muhammad Sami's names linked to PSL spot-fixing scandal, PCB to hold investigation

Umar Akmal, Muhammad Sami's names linked to PSL spot-fixing scandal, PCB to hold investigation

Umar skipped the ongoing high performance camp in Lahore and apparently flew to London without taking the PCB officials into confidence.

Jul 16, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

Pakistan bans its cricketers from Afghanistan's domestic Twenty20 league

Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Babar Azam were among those Pakistan players contracted by franchises to compete in Shpageeza Cricket League, starting in Kabul from July 18.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Red-faced PCB to conduct inquiry into Umar Akmal's fitness test fiasco

ICC Champions Trophy: Red-faced PCB to conduct inquiry into Umar Akmal's fitness test fiasco

The middle order batsman was ordered to return home from England by the team management with the approval of the board after he failed to clear two fitness tests in Birmingham where the Pakistan squad has set up its conditioning camp for the Champions Trophy.

May 24, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
India vs Pakistan: Haris Sohail vows to give his best against Virat Kohli and Co in Champions Trophy

India vs Pakistan: Haris Sohail vows to give his best against Virat Kohli and Co in Champions Trophy

In the 22 ODIs, Haris has scored 774 runs at an average of 43 with a strike rate of 82.86. In the same number of ODIs, he has bagged four wickets with his left-arm spin.

May 24, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Haris Sohail replaces 'unfit' Umar Akmal in Pakistan's Champions Trophy squad

Haris Sohail replaces 'unfit' Umar Akmal in Pakistan's Champions Trophy squad

The 27-year-old Akmal, known for his chequered disciplinary record, failed two fitness tests after joining the squad in Birmingham last week.

May 23, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
Champions Trophy 2017: Haris Sohail or Umar Amin to replace 'unfit' Umar Akmal, says Inzamam-ul-Haq

Champions Trophy 2017: Haris Sohail or Umar Amin to replace 'unfit' Umar Akmal, says Inzamam-ul-Haq

Pakistan will begin their campaign when they lock horns with India in their first match of the Champions Trophy on June 4.

May 22, 2017, 15:59 PM IST