One of my favourite rivalries, Pakistan great Shoaib Akhtar on putting his skills to the test against India icon

Shoaib Akhtar said facing Sachin Tendulkar was one of his favourite rivalries

Shoaib Akhtar: “One of my favorite rivalries on the ground. Get well soon buddy”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar said he loved putting his skills to the test against iconic India batsman Sachin Tendulkar as it was one of his favourite rivalries.

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Hardik Pandya got me a bat from India, Pakistan teenager who is beginning to take off says

Pakistan spinner Faisal Akram said Hardik Pandya got him a bat from India

Pakistan spinner Faisal Akram: “I have had conversations with him [Hardik] on Instagram. He has sponsored a bat for me from there”

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Pakistan left-arm spinner Faisal Akram has revealed that India all-rounder Hardik Pandya got him a bat from India.

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Cricket between India and Pakistan very important, Shahid Afridi says

Shahid Afridi said cricket between India and Pakistan is very important

Shahid Afridi: “Cricket between Pakistan and India is very important. Sports should be kept away from politics. Relations between the two countries can improve because of cricket”

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Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi said cricket between India and Pakistan is very important for the sport.

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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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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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Top three in the world, Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir picks bowlers from New Zealand, India and Australia

Mohammad Amir said Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell Starc are the top three in the world

Mohammad Amir: “First would be [Trent] Boult. I like him a lot. Second would be [Jasprit] Bumrah as he is keeps performing in all three formats. Mitchell Starc would also be among the best”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir picked New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah and Australia left-armer Mitchell Starc as his top three fast bowlers in the world.

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