I would have replaced Misbah-ul-Haq as captain, Pakistan batsman remembers being told this by PCB chairman

Ahmed Shehzad said he would have replaced Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan captain

Ahmed Shehzad: “Since this was Misbah-ul-Haq’s last tournament, he said I would lead the Pakistan side after 2015 World Cup and I should behave accordingly”

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Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad said he was told he would replace Misbah-ul-Haq as captain of the national team after the 2015 World Cup.

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Why risk burning him out, Salman Butt says it’s important for Pakistan star to rest

Salman Butt said why risk burning Pakistan seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi out

Salman Butt: “He is not somebody who doesn’t know how to bowl in England. So why risk burning out such a bowler especially when he needed rest ahead of the two upcoming World Cups in one year”

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Former Pakistan batsman Salman Butt said Shaheen Shah Afridi shouldn’t have played for Middlesex in the County Championship as he runs the risk of becoming burnt out.

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I’m done after the 2023 World Cup, Pakistan bowler who bowled at 154.5 kph says

Pakistan left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz said he's done with international cricket after the 2023 World Cup

Pakistan left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz: “My aim is to play 2023 World Cup and after that, I will say goodbye to cricket from Pakistan, I will look to play leagues all around the world”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz has revealed that he will retire from international cricket after the 2023 World Cup.

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Harassed during the 2011 World Cup, Pakistan seamer who bowled at speeds up to 100 mph reveals

Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar said he was harassed during the 2011 World Cup

Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar: “I openly say that I was not treated well during the 2011 World Cup, not by Shahid Afridi but by the rest of the management. I am saying it openly”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that he was harassed by the team management during the 2011 World Cup.

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I’m not too old to play the 2023 World Cup, 35-year-old Pakistan player says

Wahab Riaz said he is not too old to represent Pakistan in the 2023 World Cup

Wahab Riaz: “I want to represent Pakistan as long as I’m fit and performing well. My main objective is to play the 2023 World Cup and hopefully I can achieve that goal”

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Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz said he is not too old to represent his country in the 2023 World Cup.

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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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Pakistan will have enough talent for three World Cups by next year, Misbah says

Misbah-ul-Haq said Pakistan will have enough talent for three World Cups by next year

Misbah-ul-Haq: “I can say that by early next year after the Pakistan Super League we will have a pool of players who can serve us well in the three World Cups in 2021, 22 and 23”

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Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said that Pakistan will have enough talent for three World Cups by early next year.

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