ABDUL QADIR

  • Former Pakistan PM Gilani's son, security guards booked for murder October 9, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has been booked in a murder case in Lahore after his security guard allegedly shot dead a young biker for not clearing the way for "VIP movement", media reported on Thursday. Tanvir Javed told police that his 23-year-old son Tahir Malik was...
  • ICC is biased towards Pakistani players: Abdul Qadir September 9, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan spin great Abdul Qadir has lashed out at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after it imposed a ban on offspinner Saeed Ajmal from playing in international cricket. "The ICC is biased towards Pakistani players. All its rules and penalties are only for our players," Qadir told PTI on Tueaday. But...
  • Javed Miandad, Abdul Qadir question mindset of Pakistan players September 1, 2014

    Karachi: Showing concern after the team's thrashing against Sri Lanka, national sporting legends Javed Miandad and Abdul Qadir have said that there is a drastic need to change the mindset in Pakistan cricket for it to move forward. "It is no use blaming and cribbing all the time over the performance...
  • Only Parsi to be in Pakistan Test squad passes away March 25, 2014

    Karachi: Rusi Dinshaw, the only Parsi to have ever been selected in a Pakistan Test squad, has passed away quietly and his death in tragic circumstances has brought into sharp focus the failure of the PCB to look after its former players. Dinshaw, an 86 year-old man in need of proper...
  • Stop criticising Afridi now: Qadir March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir feels maverick allrounder Shahid Afridi has faced unwarranted criticism throughout his career but now the fault-finding should stop following his heroics against India in Asia Cup on Sunday. "I have always said that Afridi is a three-in-one player who can bat, bowl and field...
  • Javed Miandad wants to contest for PCB chairman's post November 8, 2013

    Karachi: After Abdul Qadir and Zaheer Abbas, another former great Javed Miandad has also announced his intention to contest for the post of chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the forthcoming elections. Miandad, one of Pakistan's most well known cricketers, is presently employed in the board as director...
  • Zaheer, Qadir keen on Pakistan board job October 30, 2013

    Karachi: Former Test legends Abdul Qadir and Zaheer Abbas have expressed interest in the job of Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, after a court ordered elections for the post be held next month. Cricket administration in Pakistan has been rocked by months of wrangling between the courts and the PCB after thenchairman...
  • Former players express shock at Pakistan's defeat August 28, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan cricketers reacted with disbelief to their national team's shock defeat against Zimbabwe in the first ODI in Harare Tuesday, saying both batsmen and bowlers put up an extremely disappointing performance. Pakistan were beaten by seven wickets after having won the Twenty20 series comfortably 2-0. Despite captain Misbah-ul-Haq scoring...
  • Qadir gets PCB notice for slamming Pak WT20 show October 10, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's former spinner Abdul Qadir is on collision course with the country's Cricket Board, which has sent him a showcause notice for criticising the national team's World Twenty20 performance while being on the PCB's payroll. PCB Sources confirmed that Qadir had been sent a notice while the tournament was still...
  • 'Pak must take advantage of politics in Team India' September 29, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir has asked Pakistan to take advantage of "internal politics" in the Indian cricket team when they clash with the archrivals in a crucial Super Eight match of the World Twenty20 on Sunday. Qadir felt all was not well with the Indian team as it looks...
  • Let Sachin decide on his retirement: Qadir September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan legspinner Abdul Qadir is of the opinion that it should be left to Sachin Tendulkar to decide when he wants to retire from international cricket. While Qadir's former skipper Imran Khan has said that Tendulkar should not leave it up to the selectors, the legbreak bowler feels...
  • PCB drops Qadir, Nawaz from coaching panel September 12, 2012

    Lahore: Former Pakistan Test players, Abdul Qadir and Sarfaraz Nawaz have been dropped by the PCB from the coaching panel of the national talent hunt programme after developing differences over contractual and security issues. Sources in the PCB confirmed that both the former players will no longer be part of the...
  • Gilani's son wins parliamentary seat vacated by him July 20, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan People's Party leader Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has won a parliamentary seat in Punjab province that was vacated by former prime minister after being disqualified by the Supreme Court in June. Abdul Qadir Gilani won a bypoll in the family's traditional stronghold of Multan by bagging 64,628 votes,...
  • PCB may review explayers' employment July 1, 2012

    Lahore: The PCB have warned a number of former Test players that their employment contracts with the board have lapsed on June 30th and might not be renewed again. A senior official of the board confirmed that around 50 employees, including some former Test players, had been notified by the board...
  • Tahir turns to Qadir ahead of England tour May 29, 2012

    Lahore: South African legspinner Imran Tahir has returned to his native Pakistan to seek tips from old tutor Abdul Qadir in a bid to exploit England's weakness against spin when the teams meet in July. Tahir, who developed as a spinner in Pakistan before qualifying to play for South Africa last...
  • 'ICC rankings unfair to performing teams' February 12, 2012

    Lahore: Former Pakistan legspinner Abdul Qadir has criticised the rankings system of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and said it was unjust and unfair to many performing teams. "The criteria for the rankings system is flawed and it is unjust to many teams," he said. "This entire rankings system of the ICC...
  • Prisoner's innocence proved after 11 yrs October 16, 2006

    Pune: A poor rag picker, who was given a lifer for rape and murder of a minor, has been found to be innocent after 11 years and three months. Fortyfive year Arugam Munnaswai Kounder, who speaks only Tamil, came to Mumbai for employment and pay off a debt of Rs...