LAHORE (Pakistan): Famed paceman Wasim Akram on Friday told Pakistani bowlers that they must master swing bowling to win internationally, as he readies to nurture the country’s talent at a key training camp.
“I was disappointed the way our fast bowlers performed in South Africa, so I will try to teach [...]
KARACHI: Pakistan pace legend and former captain Wasim Akram wants to play a role in helping the Cricket Board resolve, what he calls, a “crisis” in the fast bowling department.
Wasim said he was willing to not only help the Pakistan Cricket Board in any venture but would also launch his [...]
CENTURION: South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in the second one-day international against Pakistan at SuperSport Park on Friday.
Fast bowler Dale Steyn returned to the South African team for the day-night game in place of Rory Kleinveldt. Pakistan also made one change, with left-arm [...]
KARACHI: Veteran all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has blamed Pakistan’s Test debacle in South Africa on the “overconfidence” of the players, saying that the team’s batsmen were just not prepared for the intimidating bowling attack of the Proteas.
“I think overconfidence was the primary reason for the defeats,” Razzaq said on ‘Geo [...]
CENTURION: Hashim Amla hit a sparkling 92 but Pakistan took five South African wickets before tea on the first day of the third and final Test at SuperSport Park on Friday.
South Africa were 201 for five at tea.
Rahat Ali and Ehsan Adil, neither of whom [...]
ISLAMABAD: Shahid Afridi has been handed a last chance to perform at international level with his selection on Wednesday for Pakistan’s one-day international cricket series in South Africa next month.
Afridi was recalled on Wednesday after being ignored for the one-day series against India in December.
“The South Africa tour [...]
CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s opening bowlers struck early again on the third day of the second Test against Pakistan on Saturday by dismissing both opening batsmen without scoring in the visitors’ second innings.
At tea Pakistan were 25 for two, an overall lead of 37, after dismissing South Africa for [...]
CAPE TOWN: South Africa fought back on the third morning of the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands on Saturday, scoring 109 runs in an entertaining morning session for the loss of just two wickets to reach 248 for seven at lunch.
Resuming on 139 for five in reply to [...]
CAPE TOWN: Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal took all five wickets as Pakistan finished on top on the second day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands on Friday.
South Africa were struggling at 139 for five at the close, still 199 runs behind Pakistan’s first innings of [...]
CAPE TOWN: South Africa skipper Graeme Smith, captaining his country in a Test for the 100th time, won the toss and elected to bowl first in the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands on Thursday.
The Proteas are unchanged from the first Test at the Wanderers, which [...]