Pakistan cricket

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

‘25-year-old’ Malik labels Bangladesh experience ‘a complete package bar traffic’

At a time when most of his former teammates have retired from the sport and switched professions, the 40-year-old Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik has rubbished the notions of age slowing players down as he is still going strong delivering standout performances for the teams he plays for around the world.

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Shadab Khan gets married to Saqlain Mushtaq’s daughter

Pakistan spin-bowling all-rounder Shadab Khan has entered a new phase of his life. Shadab has got married to veteran Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq's daughter.

January 7, 2023
January 7, 2023

Babar rues winless home season

Pakistan captain Babar Azam is dejected by the team's winless home season but refuses to blame players' injuries or unresponsive pitches for their lean run.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

Azam and Sarfaraz punish sloppy New Zealand in first Test

Babar Azam knocked a fighting hundred and the recalled Sarfaraz Ahmed hit a half century to guide Pakistan to a healthy 317-5 on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Karachi on Monday.

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

Wood says attack on Imran Khan worrisome before tour

England's Mark Wood said an attack on former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was worrying ahead of a three-test series in the Asian country, but added that he trusted the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to assess any security concerns.

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

Pakistan focus on taking two points from Bangladesh game: Masood

Pakistan batter Shan Masood on Saturday praised his team's character in battling back to stay in the hunt for a semi-finals spot after losing their first two matches at the Twenty20 World Cup. And the 33-year-old also mentioned that now their focus will be to win the Super 12 game against Bangladesh in Adelaide tomorrow.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

Pakistan show signs of life with Netherlands win

Pakistan managed to register their first win of the T20 World Cup as they brushed aside the Netherlands by six wickets in a must-win affair at the Optus Stadium in Perth on Sunday.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

I developed a dependence on cocaine: Wasim

Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram has revealed that he was addicted to cocaine. The 1992 World Cup-winner said this in an interview to the Times, according to a BBC report. Akram said that he has made these revelations in his new autobiography that is soon to be released. Apart from playing a crucial role in Pakistan winning the 1992 World Cup, he also captained his country to the final of the 1999 ICC World Cup and is widely regarded as the best left-arm fast bowler to have played the game.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Rauf focused on cricket, not criticism

Pakistani fast bowler Haris Rauf on Saturday said the team was trying to shut out the noise and focus after a torrent of criticism over their shock loss to Zimbabwe at the Twenty20 World Cup.

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

Zaman replaces Qadir in Pakistan's squad

Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman has been promoted to the team's 15-player squad for the Twenty20 World Cup while leg spinner Usman Qadir has been moved to the travelling reserves due to an injury, the country's cricket board (PCB) said on Friday.