Controversy and Pakistan cricket go hand in hand. The latest one involves a verbal war between the legendary Javed Miandad and the eccentric Shahid Afridi. Miandad had earlier stated that Afridi was motivated by money,
On Wednesday, Pakistan stalwart Younis Khan became only the fourth batsman from his country to cross the 7000-run mark in Test matches. Khan achieved this feat on the second day of the second Test at Harare as Pakistan began slowly but solidly in their reply to Zimbabwe’s first innings score of 294.
South Africa avoided the ignominy of a whitewash against New Zealand by winning a thriller on Friday at Potchefstroom. Ryan McLaren, known more for his bowling, and having already picked up four wickets with the ball, became an unlikely hero with the bat when he slammed the last ball of the match from James Franklin for a six.
The Austral-Asia Cup final played between India and Pakistan on April 18, 1986 is undoubtedly the most memorable clash between the two sides, a match which went all the way to the wire. Here’s a recap of that riveting finale that remains fresh in memory even today.
On Saturday, South African captain Graeme Smith achieved the rare distinction of scoring a hundred in his hundredth Test. With the knock, the left-hander placed himself in elite company. Here’s a look at a few other players who also celebrated their centenary Test with a hundred.
Javed Miandad, former Pakistan captain and a senior PCB official, is in favour of having the National T20 Championship shifted from Lahore to Karachi due to the dengue fever outbreak in the Punjab capital.