Records tumble as Younis Khan became third Pakistan player to notch up 8000 Test runs
Records tumble as Younis Khan became third Pakistan player to notch up 8000 Test runs

Riding on his stupendous form, Younis Khan on Friday became only the third Pakistani Test batsman to achieve a career milestone of 8000 runs. He is now behind Javed Miandad (8832 in 124 innings) and Inzamum-ul-Haq (8829 in 119).

2nd Test: Century-man Younis Khan helps Pakistan punish Australia
2nd Test: Century-man Younis Khan helps Pakistan punish Australia

 Younis Khan became the first batsman in 90 years to hit three hundreds in consecutive innings against Australia as Pakistan took early advantage of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Younis Khan definitely 'deserves spot' in Pakistan's World Cup squad: Zaheer Abbas
Younis Khan definitely 'deserves spot' in Pakistan's World Cup squad: Zaheer Abbas

Pakistan's legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas has said that Younis Khan deserved a definite spot in next year's World Cup squad to prove his mark, after the former captain thrilled him with his performance in the first Test match against Australia.

Zaheer Abbas wants Misbah to lead Pakistan till World Cup 2015

After facing criticism from many quarters, Pakistan Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq is now getting some support as well with former skipper Zaheer Abbas backing him to lead the side till the 2015 World Cup.

Ad-hoc PCB body to be given four-month extension

The management committee that is presently running the Pakistan Cricket Board on ad-hoc basis, is expected to be given a four-month extension by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is also Patron-in-Chief of PCB.

Mohsin Khan `free` to take `Younis appointment` grievance to court: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that former interim coach Mohsin Khan is `free` to take his grievance regarding the appointment of fast bowling legend Waqar Younis as head coach to the court.

Moin says discussion held on captaincy issue

The captaincy issue of Pakistan cricket team was today re-ignited with chief selector and national team manager Moin Khan conceding for the first time that discussions were held whether to change the skipper or not.

Strict eligibility rules out former players

Strict eligibility rules for hiring the new coaching panel of the national team by Pakistan Cricket Board has ruled out many former players interested in these positions, paving the way for foreign coaches to be considered for the vacant slots.

Advertisement for coaches on PCB website

The Pakistan Cricket Board has once again advertised for coaching positions in the national team after the short-term contracts given to head coach Moin Khan, batting consultant Zaheer Abbas and fielding coach Shoaib Mohammad were not renewed.

PCB chairman Najam Sethi vows not to compromise on coaches quality for Pak

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi has reportedly taken an oath that he will not compromise on the quality of coaches for the national team.

Pakistan must not be bad losers, says Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez called on his compatriots not to be bad losers and accept victory and defeat in the same manner after his team crashed out of the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh.

Miandad, Yousuf want Afridi as Pak captain

Pakistan`s loss to India in their World Twenty20 opener has sparked massive criticism of skipper Mohammed Hafeez with former captains such as Javed Miandad and Mohammad Yousuf demanding that he be replaced by flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi.

Mohammed Hafeez, Pakistan team management at loggerheads at World T20?

Trouble seems to be brewing in the Pakistan cricket team in the ongoing World Twenty20 Championships in Bangladesh with speculation rife of differences between skipper Mohammed Hafeez and the team management.

Virat Kohli will break all records in international cricket: Zaheer Abbas

Pakistani batting legend Zaheer Abbas has backed Indian batting ace Virat Kohli to break all the records in international cricket and said that the premier Indian batter is destined for greatness.

Shahid Afridi to join Pakistan squad for T20 World Cup late: Source

All-rounder Shahid Afridi may join the Pakistan squad late for the forthcoming T20 World Cup in Bangladesh due to a groin injury he sustained during the recent Asia Cup tournament.

Asia Cup: It`s India`s batting vs Pakistan`s bowling, says Abbas

Pakistan`s chief cricket consultant Zaheer Abbas feels it would be an intense contest between India`s famed batting and his team`s "stronger" bowling when the two sides clash in their much-anticipated Asia Cup match here tomorrow.

Abbas warns Pakistan of complacency against struggling India

Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas on Thursday said that India should not be judged on the basis of their poor performances in the recent tours of South Africa and New Zealand as they would be a potent force for the upcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh.

PCB may have missed out on concessions it could have got: Raja

Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja, who had openly supported the ICC`s structural revamp process initiated by cricket boards from India, England and Australia, feels that PCB might just have missed out on extracting its own share of pie which would benefited country`s cricket.

PCB awaits govt clearance for Asia Cup, ICC World T20

Pakistan cricket team`s participation in the upcoming Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 events in Bangladesh will depend on the central government`s approval, PCB`s interim management committee on Thursday said.

Mohammad Hafeez equals Shikhar Dhawan`s record of five ODI centuries in 2013

After having a poor series against South Africa, Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez bounced back with all guns blazing, as he slammed his fifth ton of the year, and third of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI match played between the two sides.