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Don't relate reverse swing to ball-tampering: Pakistan greats explain the art

Pakistan's masters of reverse-swinging a cricket ball have unanimously defended it as an "art" that can be achieved without the tampering that ended in shameful bans for three Australian players.

Mar 31, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

Former Pakistan pacer Sarfraz Nawaz alleges death threats from bookies

Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has filed a complaint with the police for getting death threats from the bookies and asked for round-the-clock protection.

Oct 21, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Yasir Shah: Did Mustaq Ahmed advice spinner to take banned substance?

Shah is expected to challenge his provisional suspension by ICC.

Dec 27, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar criticised for mocking Pakistan cricket on Indian show

Maverick former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's remarks mocking the state of affairs in Pakistan cricket on a popular Indian comedy show have evoked angry reactions from ex-players and officials here.

Mar 03, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

India have been provided favourable pitches in World Cup: Sarfraz Nawaz

Former Pakistan pacer Sarfraz Nawaz has accused the ICC of favoring the Indian team in the ongoing cricket World Cup by providing the defending champions pitches tailor made to suit their strengths.

Mar 01, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

PCB, ECB, CA should pressurise ICC chairman N Srinivasan to quit: Sarfraz Nawaz

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Mohammad Khan and leading cricketing nations like Australia and England have been urged by former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz to put pressure on Narayanaswami Srinivasan to step down as ICC chairman on moral grounds following the Indian Supreme Court's verdict on Thursday.

Jan 23, 2015, 22:21 PM IST

Irfan can`t be used for long spells in Tests: Sarfraz

Pakistan`s former pacer, Sarfraz Nawaz, who is one of the pioneers of reverse swing, has ruled out Test match cricket for lanky left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Irfan.

Jun 03, 2014, 10:43 AM IST

Ex-Pak cricketers advise current players not to `bother with` IPL

Former Pakistani Test cricketer Wajahatullah Wasti has advised the current players of the team not to bother about playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the seventh edition of which is underway at the UAE.

Apr 17, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Sarfraz Nawaz urges PCB to send Pak to Bangladesh for Asia Cup

Former Pakistani Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has said that felt that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should send the national team to Bangladesh to feature in the upcoming Asia Cup in a bid to keep cricket away from politics.

Jan 10, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Sarfraz requests swift action in Shoaib`s match fixing allegations

Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has reportedly requested Islamabad High Court Justice to take swift action in Shoaib Akhtar`s allegations against some players over match fixing.

Dec 06, 2013, 15:05 PM IST

Nawaz demands enquiry into Pak defeats against Zimbabwe, SA

As the ugly face of match-fixing has re-surfaced, former Pakistan Test pacer Sarfraz Nawaz on Thursday demanded an inquiry into the national team`s recent defeats against minnows Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Dec 05, 2013, 12:50 PM IST

Pak legends call for India-Pak governments to help in bilateral cricket series revival

Former Pakistani Test cricketers Sarfraz Nawaz and Zaheer Abbas said that both the Indian and the Pakistani governments should play a role in the revival of the India-Pakistan bilateral cricket series next year.

Oct 08, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

Imran Khan best all-rounder of my era: Richard Hadlee

Former New Zealand all-rounder Sir Richard Hadlee has voted Pakistan`s Imran Khan as the best all-rounder of his era.

Aug 18, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Sarfraz calls on ``most dishonest captain`` Hafeez to resign as T20 skipper

Former Pakistan bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has slammed T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez for the national team`s ouster from the World Twenty20 semi-finals in Sri Lanka, and said the latter should resign as T20 captain.

Oct 09, 2012, 16:15 PM IST

Ex-Pak cricketers express disappointment over Kaneria ban

Former Pakistan cricket legends have expressed disappointment over leg-spinner Danish Kaneria being given a life ban.

Jun 25, 2012, 11:38 AM IST

PCB should set up academy for spinners to save the dying art: Qadir

Lauding the decision to harness the experience of some of most well known and knowledgeable cricketers of the country, Abdul Qadir has asked the PCB to set up an academy to groom young spinners.

Jun 21, 2012, 13:05 PM IST

Former fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz to help Pak quicks to develop

Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz, who has been recruited as fast-bowling consultant at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) will work extensively with fast bowlers through a specialized coaching programme.

Feb 29, 2012, 17:47 PM IST

Pak pace trio can put England on back foot: Sarfraz

Sarfraz Nawaz feels Pakistan can only think of a victory against England if its bowlers give devastating performance.

Jul 28, 2010, 00:00 AM IST