Pakistan are going through a tough transitional period, admits Iqbal Qasim

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Qasim remains doubtful about Pakistan’s chances of becoming the number one side in any of the three formats

Almost no player will ever admit that his team is experiencing a turbulent transition period, however, in the case of Pakistan, chief selector Iqbal Qasim has come clean and admitted that the team are facing some difficulties after having dropped several senior players for talented youngsters.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Michael Di Venuto appointed as Australia batting coach

Di Venuto will be looking to cut down the number of mistakes the Australian batsmen make against the Indian spinners

Former Australia ODI batsman Michael Di Venuto, who is considered to be one of the greatest international players to play in the English county league, has been named as the country’s new batting coach.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Rahul Dravid confident that Mahendra Singh Dhoni should still be captain of the Indian team

Dhoni knows that his captaincy may come to an end in the near future

India batting legend Rahul Dravid is confident that current captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still fit to lead the national team, despite calls for him to be replaced after having being humiliated by England and Australia late last year.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Misbah-ul-Haq frustrated by lack of support from lower order

Ul-Haq wants the entire team to step up and stop making the same mistakes over and over again

Pakistan ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq has called on his lower order batsmen to step up during matches and add some runs towards the last few overs after the national team suffered yet another defeat at the hands of Australia, who won the three match ODI series 2-1.

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