Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19, will quarantine in West Indies

Misbah-ul-Haq was the only Pakistan squad member who failed two pre-departure PCR tests. All other members will leave Jamaica as per schedule later on Wednesday.

Aug 26, 2021, 07:22 AM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq is the poor man's MS Dhoni: Former Pakistan skipper Ramiz Raja

While striking out the similarities between Misbah and Dhoni, Raja said that the Pakistan head coach needs to leave his subdued approach behind and adapt according to the modern demands of the game.

Mar 20, 2021, 11:21 AM IST

South Africa set to play Test in Pakistan after 14 years

Pakistan will now play two Tests against South Africa at Karachi (January 26-30) and Rawalpindi (February 4-8), followed by a three-match T20I series at Lahore, beginning from February 11.

Jan 17, 2021, 14:13 PM IST

Not sure of using pink ball for all Test matches, says Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq

His remarks come when several former cricketers have vouched for the pink ball in all Test matches to counter bad light. Only 134.3 overs could be bowled in the second test between England and Pakistan at Southampton 

Aug 19, 2020, 13:40 PM IST

Pakistan players mentally strong to face coronavirus challenges: Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan is set to play three-match Tests and as many T20Is against England in August-September.

Jun 12, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

Born May 28, 1974: Misbah-ul-Haq, former Pakistan cricketer

The former Pakistan cricketer had led the national side 56 Test matches, winning 26, losing 19 with 11 draws.

May 28, 2020, 11:09 AM IST

Azhar Ali in Tests, Babar Azam to lead Pakistan in ODI and T20Is

Pakistan is slated to play nine Tests, six ODIs and 20 T20Is, besides the Asia Cup and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.

May 13, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

Former Pakistan cricketers to inspire budding stars via video sessions

Recently, Pakistan's three-match ODI series against Netherland which was due to take place in July was postponed indefinitely due to the pandemic.

Apr 26, 2020, 17:16 PM IST

PCB to conduct virtual fitness tests on players amid coronavirus lockdown

Last week, Paksitan chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq and trainer Yasir Malik reminded the players of their fitness obligations.

Apr 09, 2020, 13:35 PM IST

COVID-19: Consider this break a chance to reinvigorate yourself, advices Misbah-ul-Haq to players

The Pakistan's cricket coach also feels that this break will spark greater hunger in the players.



Mar 31, 2020, 19:26 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq opposes four-day Test, says it can end players' career

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has opposed the idea of reducing Test matches to four-day affairs, saying that it can result in career-threatening injuries to players-- especially to bowlers. 

Jan 11, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

Bowling coach Waqar Younis to miss Pakistan's first ODI against Sri Lanka

Waqar will return in time for the second one-dayer on September 29 and join Pakistan men’s team in Karachi.

Sep 22, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Babar Azam named Pakistan vice-captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed remains captain

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani said that Babar's elevation is part of his gradual development as a future captain.

Sep 13, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar pulls Misbah-ul-Haq's leg after former skipper gets dual role

Misbah was confirmed for the dual role on Wednesday by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), which has also assigned former pacer Waqar Younis for the job of bowling coach. 

Sep 05, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq named Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis new bowling coach

Misbah and Waqar have worked together in the past when the former was the Pakistan captain and the latter was the head coach.

Sep 04, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq, Waqar Younis frontrunners for Pakistan coaching posts

The interviews of candidates for the post of head coach were conducted on Thursday in which Misbah, former Test opener Mohsin Hasan Khan and ex-Australian batsman Dean Jones (through video-link) were interviewed.

Aug 30, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq to lead Pakistan's conditioning camp ahead of new season

The camp has been set up to prepare the players for a competitive and challenging domestic and international cricket season, which is expected to begin with the prestigious Quaid-e-Azam Trophy from September 12.

Aug 16, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Only Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of 100 centuries: Shoaib Akhtar

For Kohli to surpassed Tendulkar's record of hundred international centuries, he will need to play international cricket for a long time. Kohli made his debut in an ODI match against Sri Lanka in August 2008, and is close to completing a decade in international cricket.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

No Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan as Pakistan look to new Test era

Playing without Younis and Misbah is unaccustomed territory for Pakistan, who haven't had a Test featuring neither of the talismanic, prolific pair in seven years.

Sep 26, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Watch: Shahid Afridi woos Lahore crowd at his farewell reception

It's not everyday that Pakistan cricket fans get to see their stars getting felicitated, but on Friday, a packed Gaddafi Stadium crowd in Lahore found themselves applauding their hero Sahid Afridi.

Sep 15, 2017, 22:42 PM IST