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Gavaskar inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame


February 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 9 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar was inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame in Dubai, receiving his commemorative cap from fellow Hall of ... Read more...

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Keep mouth shut and let bat do the talking: Waqar to Afridi


November 7th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis Monday said that Shahid Afridi's frequent outbursts in the media are hurting the country's image and he should focus ... Read more...

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Pakistan start training for Sri Lanka series


October 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team assembled in Lahore for a short training camp under interim coach Mohsin Khan ahead of the series against Sri Lanka in the ... Read more...

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Malik recalled to Pakistan squad for Zimbabwe tour


August 21st, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has been recalled to the squad for next month's tour of Zimbabwe.Malik last played for Pakistan during their controversial tour of ... Read more...

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I have learnt to stick to my strengths: Ishant


July 1st, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 1 (IANS) India's young fast bowler, who picked up a career best six for 55 against the West Indies on the third day of the second ... Read more...

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Sharma gives India a slender lead against the West Indies (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 1 (IANS) Lanky fast bowler Ishant Sharma picked up career best six for 55 as India finished the third day of the second cricket Test with ... Read more...

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Afridi is ‘immature’: Younis in report to PCB


June 7th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 7 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has filed a damaging report against former captain Shahid Afridi calling him "immature" and holding him responsible for two losses in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan manager happy with performance in Ireland


May 31st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan cricket manager Intikhab Alam believes "good relationship" between the players and the team management was the prime reason behind Pakistan's 2-0 series triumph over minnows ... Read more...

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PCB summons coach Waqar for probe in team rift


May 30th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has cancelled the leave of its coach Waqar Younis, asking him to return home from Ireland and be part of a ... Read more...

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Misbah replaces Afridi for Ireland ODI series


May 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday replaced Shahid Afridi with Misbah-ul-Haq as the team captain for a brief series in Ireland later this month.The decision to ... Read more...

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Afridi denies rift within team management


May 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has played down reports of a rift within the team management involving him and coach Waqar Younis.A day after Afridi was ... Read more...

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PCB issues notice to Afridi over his public remarks


May 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a showcause notice to ODI captain Shahid Afridi over his remarks on a reported feud with coach Waqar Younis."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Waqar expects ‘new-look’ Pak side to succeed in Windies tour


April 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Saint Lucia, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has said he expects his new-look side to emulate their 2011 World Cup performance in the ongoing West Indies tour."We have brought some young ... Read more...

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Pak bowling, fielding has shown dramatic improvement in last 12-14 months: Waqar


April 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 15(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has said that his team has shown remarkable improvement during the last one year, especially in the bowling and fielding areas.Waqar declined to comment ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak cricket rivalry bigger than Ashes: Waqar


April 15th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 15(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has called for the resumption of Indo-Pak cricket ties, saying that a contest between the archrivals is more significant than the Ashes."The most ... Read more...

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PCB in talks with two foreigners for Pak batting coach job: Butt


April 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is negotiating with two foreigners for the batting coach assignment following former captain Javed Miandad's refusal to take up the job."Yes, we are having ... Read more...

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PCB must look beyond Miandad for Pak batting coach: Waqar


April 14th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has expressed his disapproval over the way the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been trying to persuade former captain Javed Miandad to take up ... Read more...

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Miandad reveals why he rejected Pak batting coach offer


April 14th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has disclosed that he turned down a recent offer to become the national team's batting coach primarily because he believed there is a need ... Read more...

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Batsmen need to show improvement: Waqar


April 13th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants the batsmen to show substantial improvement on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.Pakistan lost to traditional rivals India in the ... Read more...

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Mohali match improved Pakistan-Indian ties: Gilani


April 12th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) The cricket World Cup semifinal match between India and Pakistan in Mohali has proved to be a catalyst for improving ties between the two countries, ... Read more...

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Waqar says ‘hard to find a replacement’ for retired Shoaib Akhtar


April 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has paid rich tribute to the recently retired fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, and said that it would be hard to find an ideal replacement ... Read more...

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Waqar calls for rewarding team management just as cricket players


April 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis believes that not only the players, but the support staff and the team management should also be rewarded for any series or tournament victory. ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Razzaq, Kamran from ODIs, T20 side


April 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan dropped Abdul Razzaq and Kamran Akmal and rested Umar Gul and Younis Khan from the ODI and Twenty20 squads for the forthcoming series in ... Read more...

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Pakistan team now needs a younger wicketkeeper: Waqar Younis


April 5th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 5(ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal appears to be on his way out of the national squad after coach Waqar Younis told the selection committee to look for a younger replacement."This ... Read more...

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Waqar downplays ICC World Cup trophy issue


April 5th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 5(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has played down the controversy over the ICC World Cup trophy after Indian media reported that a replica was given to India."I don't think ... Read more...

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Pakistan team closely followed India-Oz game


March 25th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) As India sent defending champions Australia packing out of the cricket World Cup in Ahmedabad, over 2,000 kms away in this Bangladesh capital, Pakistani players were ... Read more...

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Pressure got the best out of Pakistan in World Cup quarterfinal match: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 24(ANI): The pressure to perform actually helped Pakistan play to their full potential as they qualified for the 2011 World Cup semi-finals with a big-margin win over the West Indies, ... Read more...

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It’s a game, not a war: Waqar on possible India-Pak semifinal


March 24th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) With a mouth-watering World Cup semifinal clash between India and Pakistan a distinct possibility, Pakistan coach Waqar Younis Wednesday said it should be taken as a ... Read more...

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Hope problems with openers is over: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Gung ho after his openers at last came good in the comprehensive ten-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first World Cup quarterfinal, Pakistan coach ... Read more...

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Pak may swamp Windies, India-Australia encounter even: Roebuck


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 23 (ANI): Cricket commentator Peter Roebuck is of the view that Wednesday's quarterfinal between Pakistan and the West Indies and Thursday's quarterfinal between India and Australia are even for all ... Read more...

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Quarterfinal results of 2011 World Cup “really difficult to predict”: Inzamam


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 23(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq reckons that the 2011 World Cup quarterfinals will be a keenly contested and unpredictable affair."You look at the quarterfinalists and, on a given day, anyone ... Read more...

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Pak must start building up again for WC knockout stages: Waqar


March 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 21(ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has cautioned his team against over-confidence after they secured top spot in World Cup Group A.Pakistan had defeated Australia and Sri Lanka to finish as ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Ponting re-ignite walking debate after contrasting World Cup dismissals


March 21st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 21(ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and Australian captain Ricky Ponting's contrasting World Cup dismissals have re-ignited the debate around walking, an issue that gained prominence in the 2003 ... Read more...

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Pakistan out of cycle of controversies, back on winning track: Waqar


March 16th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 16(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis feels that his team, which had been plagued by last year's spot-fixing scandal and disciplinary issues involving the players, is now "out of this ... Read more...

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Real game will start with World Cup quarterfinals: Waqar Younis


March 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan, who secured their place in the last-eight stage of the 2011 World Cup by beating Zimbabwe on Monday, will have to raise their game as the ... Read more...

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