Silent till today, Umar Akmal accuses team management of not supporting him against Pakistan authority figure

Umar Akmal said the Pakistan team management have been silent till today

Umar Akmal: “The team management at that time did not raise a voice for me and they have been silent till today”

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Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has accused the team management of standing idly by and doing nothing during the time he had problems with former head coach Mickey Arthur.

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Needed a break, but team management didn’t understand, high-intensity Pakistan bowler says

Pakistan pace ace Shoaib Akhtar said he needed a break, but the team management did not understand

Pakistan pace ace Shoaib Akhtar: “During my playing days, a break used to always rejuvenate me. But the team management did not understand me. Even at the first-class level, the story was the same”

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Pakistan fast bowling king Shoaib Akhtar said he enjoyed taking breaks during his illustrious career as it helped rejuvenate him.

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Let’s see if the selectors will pick me, Pakistan player waiting to make comeback for four years says

Pakistan seamer Sohail Tanvir said let's see if the selectors pick him

Pakistan seamer Sohail Tanvir: “I can only showcase what I have and can do for the team. It’s up to the selectors and management”

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Pakistan left-arm pace bowler Sohail Tanvir said it remains to be seen if the national selectors and team management will give him another chance to play international cricket.

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Team management felt I should bat higher, Pakistan batsman who has returned to the middle order says

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed said the team management felt he should bat higher

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed: “The team management had decided that I should play a little higher in the batting order. So we made a combination accordingly. That is why I came to open in the start”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman and Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfaraz Ahmed said he opened the batting initially in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) this year since the team management felt that he should bat higher.

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Papa Mickey Arthur is not there to protect you, Shoaib Akhtar tells Pakistan player who can inflict serious damage

Shoaib Akhtar told Mohammad Amir that papa Mickey Arthur is not there to protect you

Shoaib Akhtar: “Amir should have realised that papa Mickey Arthur will not always be there to safeguard him”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar said left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir “should have realised that papa Mickey Arthur will not always be there to safeguard him”.

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Maybe you will see me play for Pakistan again, 29-year-old wicket-taking threat says

Mohammad Amir said maybe you will see him play for Pakistan again

Mohammad Amir: “At the moment there is no chance of my making a comeback to international cricket, but if things get better then who knows maybe you will see me playing for Pakistan once again in future”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir said there is a possibility that he will come out of retirement and play international cricket again.

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Always available to bowl, Pakistan big-hitter says he sees himself as an all-rounder

Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez said he is always available to bowl

Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez: “I for one am completely available and looking forward to contribute with my batting and bowling”

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Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez said he is always available to bowl and has never stopped seeing himself as an all-rounder despite having problems with his bowling action over the past few years.

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Kiss your jobs goodbye, Akhtar tells team management if Pakistan lose to South Africa

Shoaib Akhtar said the team management can kiss their jobs goodbye if Pakistan lose to South Africa

Shoaib Akhtar: “This is a very important series for the management sitting in the dressing room. If results don’t go Pakistan’s way, they will surely be removed from their roles”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said that the team management “will surely be removed from their roles” if the national team fails to win their series against South Africa.

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