Mitchell Johnson not in Wasim Akram's league yet: Waqar Younis
Mitchell Johnson not in Wasim Akram's league yet: Waqar Younis

 Australia's Mitchell Johnson may have threatened some of the best batting line-ups in world cricket with his lethal pace, but Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says that the left-arm fast bowler is yet to reach Wasim Akram's level.

Australia loss a boost for Pakistan: Waqar Younis
Australia loss a boost for Pakistan: Waqar Younis

 Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis believes Australia`s 153-run defeat in a warm-up game has helped him find flaws in the opposition for the first Test starting on Wednesday in Dubai.

Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's good show against Australia in Tests
Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's good show against Australia in Tests

Pakistan`s head coach Waqar Younis on Wednesday raised hopes his team will fare better in the upcoming Tests against Australia after suffering a 3-0 whitewash in the recent one-dayers.

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.

Waqar Younis urges bowlers to fill void left by Saeed Ajmal
Waqar Younis urges bowlers to fill void left by Saeed Ajmal

Pakistan cricket team coach Waqar Younis urged his bowlers to step up and fill the big void left by the absence of ace spinner Saeed Ajmal when they meet Australia in the limited over and Test series.

Waqar Younis questions ICC's crackdown timing against chucking ahead of World Cup
Waqar Younis questions ICC's crackdown timing against chucking ahead of World Cup

Pakistan's cricket team head coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of the International Cricket Council's ( ICC) crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup and has suggested that rules on bowling actions could be relaxed for spinners.

Waqar Younis not happy with timing of ICC crackdown on bowling action
Waqar Younis not happy with timing of ICC crackdown on bowling action

Pakistan cricket team's head coach Waqar Younis is not happy with the crackdown on bowling actions being carried out by ICC, saying this will affect preparations of teams for the World Cup.

Waqar Younis questions timing of ICC crackdown on chucking
Waqar Younis questions timing of ICC crackdown on chucking

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of cricket authorities` crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup, and suggested that rules on bowling actions be relaxed for spinners.

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.

Miffed Younus Khan offers to step aside from Tests
Miffed Younus Khan offers to step aside from Tests

Former Pakistan captain and senior batsman Younus Khan has offered to step aside from the test squad after being axed for next month`s one-day series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.

Waqar Younis , Misbah-ul-Haq unhappy with scheduling of National T20 meet
Waqar Younis , Misbah-ul-Haq unhappy with scheduling of National T20 meet

Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis and captain Misbah-ul-Haq are not happy with the decision of the PCB to hold the National T20 Championship ahead of team's upcoming Test series against Australia.

Younis Khan makes the cut among probables for Australia series
Younis Khan makes the cut among probables for Australia series

The Pakistan selectors have retained senior batsman Younis Khan in a shortlist of 20 players they have finalized for the Test and ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.

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 shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Javed Miandad
Shahid Afridi shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad has supported the decision to reappoint Shahid Afridi as the Twenty20 captain but cautioned the all-rounder against taking the position for granted.

Saeed Ajmal ban rouses Pakistan to action on `chucking`
Saeed Ajmal ban rouses Pakistan to action on `chucking`

The ban slapped on star spinner Saeed Ajmal has left Pakistan`s cricket chiefs frantically trying to take action on "chuckers", including dusting off expensive biomechanical testing kit that had laid unused for years.

Shahryar Khan says first priority is revamping Pakistan's flawed domestic cricket structure
Shahryar Khan says first priority is revamping Pakistan's flawed domestic cricket structure

Pakistan Cricket Board's ( PCB) newly-elected chairman Shahryar Khan has said that his first priority will be to revamp the country's flawed domestic cricket structure, which has been going downhill, to make it more competitive.

Harsh decisions need to be taken before World Cup: Moin Khan
Harsh decisions need to be taken before World Cup: Moin Khan

Pakistan chief selector and manager Moin Khan has said that some hard and difficult decisions need to be taken for the national cricket team before the World Cup early next year.

Misbah-ul-Haq going back to basics to solve batting slump
Misbah-ul-Haq going back to basics to solve batting slump

Pakistan test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq says he is prepared to go back to the drawing board to try to recover his batting form.

Of prodigies and Pakistan cricket!

Known to have produced a number of cricketing prodigies over the years, Pakistan is still a country where teenage cricketers can dream of representing the nation with the minimum of experience, says a new book which explores the history of the game there.