Out of form senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan denied on Wednesday tweeting a plan to retire from one-day internationals after the ongoing World Cup, saying he was working hard to come good for his team.
The Pakistan cricket community has lashed out at the national team for its humiliating defeat against the West Indies in the World Cup match today with former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar calling captain Misbah-ul-Haq "coward and selfish".
After Friday's record breaking New Zealand-England clash, it's the turn of Pakistan and West Indies players to keep the trend alive, with Australia's chance of thrashing seemed to have washed out thanks to cyclone Marcia.
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis on Wednesday insisted his team would bounce back in the World Cup despite a demoralising defeat against arch-rivals India, a loss he blamed on an inability to handle big-match pressure.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reached a verbal agreement with the national cricket team players, who are currently touring New Zealand, that they do not need to sign the three-month central contract.
Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan feels that this year's ODI World Cup will provide the country's cricketers another opportunity to break the jinx of having never beaten India in the quadrennial event.
Pakistan cricket authorities on Wednesday retained the suspended spinner Saeed Ajmal while also adding the newcomers fast bowler Sohail Khan and the leggie Yasir Shah in their list of central contracts.