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Umar Akmal

Pakistan's Umar Akmal fined for breaching team curfew rule

The 28-year-old had been fined 20 percent of his match fee and received an official reprimand for a late night-out in Dubai.  

Apr 02, 2019, 18:23 PM IST

Virat Kohli 12 short of becoming first batsman to score 500 T20I runs against Australia

Kohli was recently rested for the last two ODIs and three-match T20I series against New Zealand as a part of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) workload management.

Feb 23, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

PCB serves notice to Umar Akmal for not reporting spot-fixing approach

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has asked the cricketer to appear before the tribunal on June 27.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:37 AM IST

WATCH: Back from dead, Umar Akmal releases video to confirm he's alive

Having given a convincing living proof, Akmal will surely hope to do better on the grand final on Thursday (November 30) against Lahore Blues, to be played at Rawalpindi.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

When MS Dhoni told Suresh Raina to sledge Umar Akmal more

Raina also said that like any other human being, Dhoni too gets angry, though it's not always obvious on live broadcast.

Nov 29, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

PCB inquiry committee finds Umar Akmal guilty, recommends three match ban

Umar had an altercation with Pakistan's head coach Mickey Arthur at the National Cricket Academy last month over practicing there.

Sep 27, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Umar Akmal takes U-turn, blames mental strain for Mickey Arthur outburst

Last month, the controversial batsman claimed that coach Arthur had verbally abused him in front of chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq. He also claimed that senior players did not stop the coach when he was being verbally abused.

Sep 10, 2017, 00:40 AM IST

Twiterati show no mercy to Umar Akmal for posing with a bull

Akmal recently slammed Pakistan's coach Mickey Arthur and accused him of using abusive language and barring him from using the facilities at the National Cricket Academy. 

Sep 03, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

PCB forms committee to probe Mickey Arthur-Umar Akmal controversy

Akmal, 27, alleged that Arthur had verbally abused him in front of chief selector Inzamam. He also claimed that claimed that senior players did not stop the coach when he was being verbally abused.

Aug 27, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Umar Akmal hits back at Mickey Arthur, PCB with Twitter tirade

In tweets written in Urdu, Akmal said, that the fitness tests done before the Champions Trophy were “dummy” tests and had a sinister purpose since “These tests were held to get me out of the team.”

Aug 19, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Soon after issuing show-cause notice, PCB slams Umar Akmal in official statement

Soon after being issued a show-cause notice by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for alleging that Arthur abused him, Akmal has now been slammed by the board in an official statement released for the media.

Aug 18, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Pakistan's Umar Akmal in trouble over outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur

The PCB said a `show-cause` notice has been issued to Akmal following the outburst.

Aug 17, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

Umar Akmal claims Mickey Arthur verbally abused him in front of Inzamam-ul-Haq

But Arthur has denied the allegations, saying  he had only asked the cricketer to improve his skills.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

Umar Akmal snubbed by Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur in list of probables for Sri Lanka series

Even in April before the tour to the West Indies, the enigmatic batsman was not picked after failing a fitness test.

Aug 03, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Controversial Pak batsman Umar Akmal claims he has been cleared of corruption allegations

The enigmatic batsman also admitted that he had not given enough time to prove his fitness and had no one to blame but himself for not getting a central contract.

Jul 26, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

Female cricketer dismisses Pakistan's Umar Akmal in exhibition match - watch video

Women cricketers have  managed to break records created by men and have even made some which their male counterparts cannot even think of breaking.

Jul 17, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

Umar Akmal posts photograph with Bentley, gets brutally trolled by fans

Despite being one one of the most talented batsmen in Pakistan cricket's current set up, Umar Akmal has ruined his career to an extent as a result of a plethora of controversies and disciplinary issues.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

Umar Akmal, Muhammad Sami's names linked to PSL spot-fixing scandal, PCB to hold investigation

Umar skipped the ongoing high performance camp in Lahore and apparently flew to London without taking the PCB officials into confidence.

Jul 16, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

Pakistan bans its cricketers from Afghanistan's domestic Twenty20 league

Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Babar Azam were among those Pakistan players contracted by franchises to compete in Shpageeza Cricket League, starting in Kabul from July 18.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

ICC Champions Trophy: Red-faced PCB to conduct inquiry into Umar Akmal's fitness test fiasco

The middle order batsman was ordered to return home from England by the team management with the approval of the board after he failed to clear two fitness tests in Birmingham where the Pakistan squad has set up its conditioning camp for the Champions Trophy.

May 24, 2017, 19:29 PM IST