Banned without any proof, Ashraf on Pakistan player with tremendous big-hitting skills

Zaka Ashraf said Sharjeel Khan was banned without any proof

Zaka Ashraf: “It is not right to call Sharjeel a tainted cricketer. He was treated unfairly by [Najam] Sethi as he was banned without any proof”

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Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has claimed that big-hitting opening batsman Sharjeel Khan was banned without any proof.

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India hesitant to play Pakistan because of extremist elements like Narendra Modi, former PCB chairman says

Zaka Ashraf said India are hesitant to play Pakistan because of extremist elements like Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf: “They were hesitant to go ahead with this proposal because of the extremist elements in India like [Narendra] Modi”

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Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf said India were hesitant to play Pakistan during his tenure due to “extremist elements” like the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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If I improve my fitness, my performance will get better, Pakistan batsman who last played international cricket five years ago says

Pakistan batsman Sohaib Maqsood said if he improves his fitness, his performance will get better

Pakistan batsman Sohaib Maqsood: “Once your fitness improves, your performance will also become better”

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Pakistan batsman Sohaib Maqsood has said he is working on improving his fitness as it will result in his performances on the field getting better.

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India and Pakistan should play each other in the World Test Championship, Ramiz Raja says

Ramiz Raja said India and Pakistan should play each other in the World Test Championship

Ramiz Raja: “The current format was lopsided and prolonged and it made no sense not having [an] India and Pakistan series”

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Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja believes India and Pakistan should play each other in the World Test Championship.

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The Pakistan T20 team needs a player like him, Nadeem Khan on power-hitting big man

Nadeem Khan said the Pakistan T20 team needs a player like Azam Khan

Nadeem Khan on Azam Khan: “Our T20 team also requires a player like him but he needs to improve his fitness first”

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Nadeem Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director – High Performance, said the T20 team needs a player like wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan.

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If he is picked, people will say it’s because he is my nephew, Nadeem Khan on Pakistan youngster with a lot of potential

Nadeem Khan said if Azam Khan is picked, people will say it is because he is his nephew

Nadeem Khan: “Azam Khan’s future can be ruined because of me because whenever he will be selected, people will say that he is the nephew of Director High Performance”

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Nadeem Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director – High Performance, said if wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan is picked in the national team, people will say it is because he is his nephew.

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Not overly emotional like Dhoni, Ramiz urges Pakistan big shot to adopt more modern thinking

Ramiz Raja said Misbah-ul-Haq is not overly emotional like MS Dhoni and needs to adopt modern thinking

Ramiz Raja: “The training upbringing of Misbah-ul-Haq is different. He is like Dhoni not too emotional. He should go into modern thinking”

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Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja said he wants head coach Misbah-ul-Haq to be more “modern thinking”.

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Difficult to bowl to him, Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir on Australia century machine with awkward technique

Mohammad Amir said it is difficult to bowl to Steve Smith because of his awkward technique

Mohammad Amir: “In recent days, I find it difficult to bowl to Steven Smith because of his awkward technique”

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Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir admitted that it is difficult to bowl to Australia batsman Steve Smith due to his awkward technique.

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Couldn’t figure out where to bowl to him, Pakistan quick Mohammad Amir on stylish England batsman

Mohammad Amir said he couldn't figure out where to bowl to Jonathan Trott

Mohammad Amir: “In Tests, it used to be Jonathan Trott as I couldn’t figure out where to bowl [to] him”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir has admitted that former England batsman Jonathan Trott was one of the most difficult batsmen he bowled to as he “couldn’t figure out where to bowl him”.

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