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Pakistan recall Kamran Akmal, Razzaq for World T20


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday included controversial wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, opener Imran Nazir and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq in the list of 30 probables for the World Twenty20 in Sri ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Bangladesh opt to field against Pakistan


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 22 (IANS) Bangladesh won the toss and opted to field against Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Shere Bangla National Stadium ... Read more...

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Tanvir to lead Pakistan side against Afghanistan


May 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan's out-of-favour Test all-rounder Sohail Tanvir has been appointed the captain of its second string team that will take on Afghanistan in a ground-breaking one-day series ... Read more...

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Akmal rejoicing return to Pakistan team


January 5th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal is rejoicing his return to national duty a day after he was picked in Pakistan's 30-man preliminary squad for 2011 World Cup cricket.But ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain Haider will be a great asset for inconsistent Pak team: Moin Khan


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 12(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Moin Khan believes that newly inducted wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider will be a great asset for the national team.Haider got a chance to make his Test debut ... Read more...

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Afridi in, Malik out of PCB’s squad for T20 World Cup


March 13th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 15-man squad sans the name of the skipper for the forthcoming ICC T20 World Championship in the Caribbean.The squad also includes ... Read more...

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Pakistan include Akmal in probables for Twenty20 World Cup


February 26th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 26 (IANS) Pakistan Friday announced its 30-man preliminary squad for the ICC World Twenty20 championship, opting to retain wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal despite reports that he is being investigated ... Read more...

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Pak looking to salvage some pride in lone T20 against Australia


February 5th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.5 (ANI): Following its thrashing in both the Test and one-day series, Pakistan would be looking to salvage some national in the lone T20 match against Australia today (Friday).Pakistan will seek ... Read more...

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Latif’s lucrative Karachi Champions League offers winners 10 mln rupees as prize money


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.3 (ANI): Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Rashid Latif in collaboration with the Karachi city administration has launched a T20 club tournament, winners of which will take home a prize money of ... Read more...

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Australia sweeps series against Pakistan


January 18th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Australia wrapped up their 12th consecutive Test victory over Pakistan in the Hobart Test.Australia completed a three-Test series clean sweep against Pakistan at the Bellerive Oval.Pakistan resumed on ... Read more...

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Pak keeper Kamran Akmal under fire for issuing ‘irresponsible statements’


January 13th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 13 (ANI): Pakistan's dropped wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has come under fire for stating that he would play the final Test against Australia in Hobart even when the PCB selectors had ... Read more...

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Sarfraz ‘will’ make his Test debut in Hobart, says adamant Alam


January 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has insisted that reserve wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed will make his Test debut in Hobart on Thursday.Intikhab said that he has spoken to vice-captain and ... Read more...

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‘Babysitting affected Kamran’s Sydeny performance’


January 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Jan 9 (IANS) Kamran Akmal's poor wicketkeeping is being attributed to his preoccupation with his family in Sydney. Pakistani daily The News Saturday quoted sources as saying Kamran was forced to ... Read more...

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Sarfraz to replace Akmal in third Test


January 7th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 7 (IANS) Wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has been dropped from the Pakistan team for the third Test against Australia at Bellerive Oval next Wednesday. He will be replaced by young Sarfraz ... Read more...

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Misbah dropped from New Zealand series


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday dropped senior batsman Misbah-ul-Haq from their squad for the Test and limited-overs matches against New Zealand.Misbah, who was promoted as vice-captain in 2007 following ... Read more...

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Asif recalled, Shoaib ignored in Champions Trophy squad


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) Fast bowler Mohammad Asif was recalled while Shoaib Akhtar was sidelined from Pakistan's 30-man preliminary squad for the Champions Trophy squad, announced Monday. Shoaib, who turns 34 next ... Read more...

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Three ICL players in Pakistan’s T20 squad


April 6th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan Monday named three Indian Cricket League (ICL) players in a 30-man preliminary squad for the World Twenty20 Championship, to be held in England in June. Experienced all-rounder ... Read more...

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Selectors give a lifeline to Afridi


February 10th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 10 (IANS) Senior Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been given a lifeline to revive his Test career by national selectors who asked him to lead the local squad in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan retains Shoaib Malik as captain


January 6th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday 'indefinitely' extended Shoaib Malik's tenure as Pakistan captain and also offered central contracts to 26 national cricketers.Saleem Altaf, the PCB's chief operating officer, ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar returns to Pakistan squad


August 12th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar, who was banned for five years for repeated breaches of discipline four months back, makes a return to the Pakistan squad for next month's Champions Trophy. ... Read more...

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Pakistan elect to bat against India


June 26th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against India in their Group B league match of Asia Cup cricket at the National Stadium here Thursday. For India, ... Read more...

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‘Akmal remains our first choice wicket-keeper’


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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