Will play even if I lose my life, Saqlain Mushtaq shares Pakistan player’s brave words during T20 World Cup

Pakistan interim head coach Saqlain Mushtaq revealed Mohammad Rizwan said he will play even if he loses his life prior to the T20 World Cup semi-final against Australia

Saqlain Mushtaq on Mohammad Rizwan: “I will play even if I lose my life. It will be an honor for me to play”

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Pakistan interim head coach Saqlain Mushtaq revealed how wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan was willing to lose his life in order to feature in the T20 World Cup semi-final against Australia.

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Almost knocked Brian Lara unconscious, Daren Sammy on fiery Pakistan bowler who could bowl over 100 mph

Daren Sammy said Shoaib Akhtar almost knock Brian Lara unconscious

Daren Sammy: “I saw Shoaib Akhtar bowling a bouncer to Brian Lara and hit him in the head. Brian Lara fell back probably almost unconscious”

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Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy has recalled how lethally quick Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar almost knocked legendary batsman Brian Lara unconscious.

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No one accepted he was a good player, Latif on Pakistan cricketer who scored over 20,000 runs in international cricket

Rashid Latif said no one accepted Inzamam-ul-Haq was a good player

Rashid Latif: “No one was ready to accept that Inzamam was a good player. People used to call him a parchi”

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Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif said no one accepted that ex-captain Inzamam-ul-Haq was a good player.

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Survived a player revolt, Miandad on famous Pakistan captain loved by many

Javed Miandad said Imran Khan survived a player revolt

Javed Miandad: “The revolt took place before the semi-final against New Zealand. But to me the country was more important and I convinced the players to carry on playing under Imran”

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Legendary Pakistan batsman Javed Miandad has revealed that iconic captain Imran Khan survived a player revolt during the 1992 World Cup, which the men in green won.

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Not beating India in 2011 World Cup semi-final is my biggest regret, Pakistan pacer admits

Pakistan seamer Umar Gul admitted that the biggest regret of his career was when Pakistan didn't beat India in the 2011 World Cup semi-final

Pakistan seamer Umar Gul: “If we talk about my cricket career then the only and biggest regret is that we failed to win the semi-final of the 2011 World Cup in Mohali”

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Pakistan pace bowler Umar Gul has admitted that not beating India in the 2011 World Cup semi-final was the biggest regret of his career.

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Thrilled to be scoring runs as an opener, Pakistan player in scorching hot form says

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan thrilled to be scoring runs as an opening batsman

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan: “I have been provided a plan by Abdul Razzaq, who is our head coach and also a national selector, to open the innings and I am happy that it is paying off”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan admitted that he is thrilled to be scoring runs as an opener.

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‘I don’t think I deserve the award’, top Pakistan player says

Pakistan batsman Shan Masood said he didn't deserve the Man of the Match award

Pakistan batsman Shan Masood: “I don’t think I deserve the award, Zahid Mahmood bowled really well, and Zeeshan Ashraf batted very well”

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Pakistan opener Shan Masood felt that he didn’t deserve to be given the Man of the Match award after leading Southern Punjab to the National T20 Cup final.

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Pakistan great Shahid Afridi calls out news site over misquoted Misbah-ul-Haq claim

Shahid Afridi calls out news site over misquoted Misbah-ul-Haq claim

Shahid Afridi: “Unfortunately I have been misquoted in this interview. The 2011 defeat was due to [the] batting failure of the team. The batsmen including myself didn’t sustain [the] pressure of the chase. No blame on any individual”

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Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi called out Arab News Pakistan after they misquoted him about current head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq.

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Pakistan legend Younis Khan reveals why he is extremely proud of Shahid Afridi

Younis Khan reveals why he is so proud of Shahid Afridi Pakistan cricket

Younis Khan: “We performed at the right time, and especially watching the way Shahid Afridi performed in those last two games, it was a privilege for me”

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Legendary Pakistan batsman Younis Khan has revealed that he was incredibly proud of the way all-rounder Shahid Afridi led the team to T20 World Cup glory in 2009.

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Pakistan great Wasim Akram: ‘Inzy was throwing up a night before the semi-final’

Wasim Akram recalled how Inzamam-ul-Haq was vomiting and had a fever before the 1992 World Cup semi-final against New Zealand Pakistan cricket

Wasim Akram: “Imran insisted that Inzy should play despite his fever. What happened in the semi-final, we all know. Inzy just went berserk as he showed the full range of his strokes”

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Legendary Pakistan left-arm seamer Wasim Akram has revealed that former captain and batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq was “throwing up a night before the semi-final” at the 1992 World Cup.

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