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Indian batters had a picnic against England: Basit Ali

Former Pakistani cricketer Basit Ali has criticised the Indian batters for their slow batting against England in the World Cup match which they lost by 31 runs in Birmingham on Sunday.

Jul 01, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

India may deliberately lose to oust Pakistan from ICC World Cup 2019: Basit Ali

Former Pakistan cricketer Basit Ali has claimed that India will "never want Pakistan" to make it to the semi-finals of the ongoing World Cup and that's why the Men in Blue might perform badly and intentionally lose their matches against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Jun 28, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

Inzamam-ul-Haq may have used his influence for son's selection in junior team

A former national selector has said he was told of how Inzamam is using his influence to get son Ibtisam in the national junior's team.

Sep 13, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

Umar Akmal: Continuous unnecessary issues sees Pakistan cricketer in bad light

Interestingly in that very game he had misbehaved with the team's coach.

Jan 10, 2016, 14:10 PM IST

Heavier Misbah-ul-Haq will pile on the runs, says Basit Ali

 Former test batsman Basit Ali is predicting a return to form by Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq in the first test against Australia in Dubai that starts on Wednesday because he has put on some weight.

Oct 20, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Former players speak up on Younis Khan's ouster

After Younis Khan's salvo fired at former players for not speaking out on his axing from the national one-day squad, some of them have decided to speak up and said the senior batsman deserved better treatment and more respect from the cricket authorities.

Sep 27, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2014, 10:13 AM IST

Rashid Latif may get job of PCB anti-corruption unit: Sources

Former Test captain Rashid Latif could get the job of the head of Pakistan Cricket Board`s anti-corruption and security unit, according to sources.

Feb 24, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

Anti-corruption unit monitoring matches: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that its anti-corruption unit was monitoring every match of the ongoing National T20 Championship after former Test batsman Basit Ali alleged that a game was fixed.

Feb 13, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Umar Akmal could be in trouble over comments

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could land himself in trouble with his department and also the PCB after voicing his frustration at being sidelined by his department in the ongoing President`s Trophy tournament.

Nov 16, 2012, 21:07 PM IST

Ex-cricketer Basit Ali says Pak ready to host international cricket

Former Pakistan cricketer and TV analyst Basit Ali has applauded Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf and sports minister of Sindh province, Dr Mohammed Ali Shah for their efforts to bring back international cricket to the country.

Oct 18, 2012, 17:10 PM IST

`ICC should reduce Mohammad Amir`s ban’

Outspoken former Pakistan Test cricketer Basit Ali has called on the national selectors and the Pakistan Cricket Board to reduce the ban of promising fast bowler Mohammad Amir.

Sep 10, 2012, 09:41 AM IST

Basit Ali slams selectors’ decision to drop veteran Younis Khan for Oz series

Former Pakistan batsman Basit Ali has slammed the national selection committee’s decision to drop veteran Younis Khan for their upcoming limited over series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Aug 15, 2012, 16:04 PM IST

PCB criticised for using sub-standard ball in domestic cricket

The PCB has come in for criticism for using locally manufactured balls in domestic cricket, which are being blamed by players and experts as the cause for frequent injuries to players and for affecting the standard.

Mar 31, 2012, 22:15 PM IST

Misbah deserves credit for Pakistan’s recent success: Basit Ali

Misbah-ul-Haq deserves the credit for the national team’s impressive performance amid a plethora of controversies says former batsman Basit Ali.

Nov 28, 2011, 11:26 AM IST

Basit Ali says Junaid`s action is suspect

Pakistan batsman Basit Ali believes that the national team`s young pace bowler, Junaid Khan will soon land into trouble over his bowling action.

Apr 22, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

PCB should come clean on Kaneria, Malik selection issue

Former Pakistan cricket team selector Basit Ali has launched a scathing attack on the Pakistan Cricket Board for mishandling the non selection of Danish Kaneria and Shoaib Malik, and urged it to come clean on the matter.

Jan 16, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Basit Ali demands disbanding of ICC`s anti corruption unit in present format

Former Pakistani cricketer Basit Ali has called for disbanding the International Cricket Council`s Anti Corruption Unit in its present format over its ineffectiveness.

Sep 01, 2010, 00:00 AM IST