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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

Shoaib Akhtar reveals 'sad secret' about 2003 World Cup loss to India

In the group-stage match played on March 1, 2003, at Centurion in South Africa, the Pakistan team failed to defend a target of 274.

Aug 06, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Pakistan intimidated by India, relying on talent alone: Waqar Younis

Waqar felt that the first mistake in the match by Pakistan was when Sarfaraz Ahmed chose to field first.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:41 AM IST

Shahid Afridi ruined many careers for his own good: Pakistan batsman Imran Farhat

Farhat, who played 40 Tests and 58 ODIs for Pakistan, also urged the cricketers who have been named and shamed in Afridi`s book to "speak up and tell the truth". 
 

May 07, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Shahid Afridi finally reveals his real age in autobiography

The revelations in his autobiography mean that Afridi was not 16 when he smashed a record-breaking 37-ball hundred against Sri Lanka in Nairobi in 1996. 

May 02, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

Trent Boult surpasses Waqar Younis, fastest to 100 ODI wickets in a country

The 29-year-old Kiwi achieved this feat during his 49th ODI match in New Zealand. Younis on the other hand, had accumulated the same tally in 53 ODIs which were conducted in Sharjah, UAE.  

Jan 31, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Pakistan show rare consistency to scale T20 summit

Pakistan impressed early in the format, finishing runners-up in the inaugural World Twenty20 in 2007 before winning the title two years later.

Nov 12, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

Two new balls in ODIs is recipe for disaster: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar shared his point of view after watching England batsmen go on a rampage against Australia in the last two ODIs.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

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

Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Zadran youngest to take five-for in ODIs, beats Waqar Younis

On Friday at the age of 16 years and 325 days, Afghanistan offspinner Mujeeb Zadran became the youngest bowler to take a five-wicket haul in the 50-overs format. 

Feb 16, 2018, 21:53 PM IST

Pakistan's former captain Waqar Younis tips Indian skipper Virat Kohli to break all batting records

The former fast bowler, who resigned as Pakistan's head coach last year, said that Kohli was a supreme-talented batsman in contemporary cricket.

Dec 24, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Boards need to monitor T20 leagues to curb corruption: Waqar

Former Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis believes cricket boards need to increase their monitoring of franchise-based T20 leagues and educate the players to keep the sport clean of corruption.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

Match fixing exists at all levels, says former Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis

Recently, Pakistan hosted World XI for a three-match T20I series which was followed by a lone T20I against Sri Lanka. 

Nov 12, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

ICC Test Championship pointless without India-Pakistan contests, says Waqar Younis

The ICC Test Championship requires each of the top nine Test nations to play six series each in a two-year cycle with the top two teams facing off in the final. 

Oct 15, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Kamran Akmal lashes out at Waqar Younis, says latter caused damage Pakistan cricket as coach

It is the first time that a current Pakistan player has come out and openly criticised Waqar, who was forced to step down as head coach after Pakistan fared poorly in the last World T20 in India.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Waqar Younis faces heat on Twitter after suggesting 30-over ODI cricket for women

Australian all-rounder Jess Jonassen even labelled Waqar's remarks as offensive and misguided.

Jul 04, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Champions Trophy 2017, semi-final 1: Waqar Younis slams Eoin Morgan's 'lame excuse' after loss against Pakistan

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had no qualms about the pitch and was more than happy at his team`s progression towards their first final at a major ODI event since 1999 World Cup.

Jun 15, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Even Virat Kohli will feel pressure of India-Pakistan clash: Waqar Younis

Earlier this week, Kohli had shrugged off the question regarding the pressure of India-Pakistan clash by calling it 'just another match'.

May 30, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

James Anderson disappointed over being overlooked for the role of England Test captain

"I don`t know if I`d have taken the captaincy but it would have been nice to have been considered for it," ESPNcricinfo quoted Anderson as saying.

Apr 01, 2017, 16:08 PM IST