Pakistan will do well against South Africa, Waqar Younis optimistic of turnaround following disappointing New Zealand tour

Waqar Younis is optimistic that Pakistan will do well against South Africa

Waqar Younis: “We will perform well against South Africa. We will keep making progress in the future”

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Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis expects the national team to do well in their upcoming series against South Africa.

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I’m letting myself and the team down, Pakistan seamer Naseem Shah on his 18 no-balls

Naseem Shah said he is letting himself and the team down after bowling 18 no-balls

Naseem Shah: “I was trying to put in extra effort which resulted in the no-balls. I will work [on] my run up to ensure that this doesn’t happen again”

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Pakistan fast bowler Naseem Shah has admitted that he is letting himself and the team down with the jaw-dropping number of no-balls he has bowled.

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What fired up Pakistan legend Wasim Akram to perform at his best during the 1992 World Cup?

Wasim Akram reveals what fired up him to perform at his best during the 1992 World Cup Pakistan cricket

Wasim Akram: “I saw big screaming headlines which read something to the effect of ‘Imran wants Wasim to bowl just quick, forget about no-balls and wide balls’. That worked like magic for me as I saw it as an opportunity to prove to my captain that I can deliver on his belief”

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Legendary Pakistan left-arm seamer Wasim Akram has revealed that a newspaper article fired up him to perform at his best during the 1992 World Cup.

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ICC cricket committee recommends numerous changes

The ICC’s cricket committee believe that teams should not lose a review if an lbw is shown to be umpire’s call

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After meeting in London on May 23 and 24, the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricket committee has recommended a plethora of changes to the rules and regulations of international cricket.

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Pietersen: Amir should not be allowed to play international cricket

"If you get caught you have to be given a life ban"

“If you get caught you have to be given a life ban”

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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that Pakistan left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir should not be allowed to play international cricket again and should have been banned for life for being involved in the spot-fixing scandal that shocked the cricketing community in 2010.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Mohammad Amir believes he can make Marlon Samuels-like comeback

Amir sees no reason as to why he cannot have a successful international comeback

Disgraced Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir has announced that he believes there is nothing stopping him from making a Marlon Samuels-like comeback to international cricket when his five-year ban is complete.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Rory Kleinveldt desperate to regain spot in South African squad after rough debut

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Kleinveldt bowled 33 no-balls during his  first two Test matches

South Africa pace bowler Rory Kleinveldt has announced that he is desperate to regain his spot on the national team’s Test roster after having a less than impressive debut series against Australia.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt CAS hearing scheduled to be held next February

Both Asif and Butt’s hearings are scheduled to take place next February

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) have confirmed that disgraced Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif and batsman Salman Butt will appeal against their International Cricket Council (ICC) bans for match-fixing and the hearing is scheduled to take place next February.

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