Intikhab Alam

  • PCB plans to import software for detecting illegal actions 4 days ago

    Karachi: Former captain and Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) domestic operations chief Intikhab Alam said the board is mulling on importing an Australian software to detect bowlers breaking the 15degree elbow extension limit allowed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). "Besides setting up a biomechanics lab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA)...
  • Ajmal will undergo biomechanic test at PCB laboratory: Intikhab Alam 6 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will use all modern methods including a functional biomechanics laboratory to stamp out the menace of bowlers with illegal bowling actions in domestic cricket. Former captain Intikhab Alam who heads the PCB's domestic cricket operations told PTI on Tuesday that there were also plans to...
  • Intikhab Alam backs underfire Dav Whatmore October 6, 2013

    Lahore: Former captain and senior PCB official Intikhab Alam has backed underfire foreign coach Dav Whatmore, saying he has worked hard with the team. "Coaching is a thankless job I know from experience. But I think Whatmore has worked very hard with our team and he has done what he feels...
  • Intikhab Alam to represent PCB at ICC meet June 22, 2013

    Karachi: In the absence of a functional head, Pakistan Cricket Board has chosen former Test captain Intikhab Alam to represent the country in the International Cricket Council Chief Executive's meeting in London next week. But the PCB is yet to take a decision on who will represent Pakistan at the ICC...
  • PCB plans to rope in Moin as cricket manager April 6, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is planning to give a major responsibility to former national captain and wicketkeeper Moin Khan in the forthcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England. A reliable source in the PCB confirmed to PTI that two senior officials and former captains Javed Miandad and Intikhab Alam had been...
  • Younis Khan may get coaching role with ODI team: Sources April 3, 2013

    Karachi: Younis Khan's ODI career is more or less over and the senior batsman is likely to get coaching assignment with the national team in near future, sources have claimed. The veteran batsman was dropped from the 30man probables list for the Champions Trophy but the team management is in...
  • Tendulkar is a great ambassador for game: Alam January 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Pakistan cricket captain Intikhab Alam on Thursday described batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar as a 'great ambassador' of cricket and said the player should be left alone to decide on his retirement from Test cricket. "Sachin Tendulkar has done wonders for India. I still remember a 16yearold Sachin playing...
  • Pakistan is lucky to have Nasir Jamshed: Alam January 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Pakistan cricket captain Intikhab Alam on Thursday heaped lavish praise on compatriot Nasir Jamshed, who struck a masterly century in the second OneDay International (ODI) against India at the Eden Gardens here. "Jamshed was a injury prone guy but is an exceptional talent. I am really very pleased with...
  • Akmal, Sami set to get central contracts July 23, 2012

    Lahore: A PCB committee has recommended that wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Sami be offered central contracts for the year 2012. PCB sources said that the committee, headed by Intikhab Alam, had recommended that Akmal, fast bowlers Sami and Mohammad Talha should be offered central contracts. All these players were ignored...
  • Intikhab Alam's future in PCB uncertain June 17, 2012

    Lahore: A cloud of uncertainty hovers over Intikhab Alam's future role in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after the former Test captain and coach committed some glaring errors while finalising the list of players who were awarded central contracts and retainers. The PCB released the much awaited list of central contracts...
  • PCB wants Akram to coach emerging players June 13, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan cricket Board wants former Test captain and fast bowling legend, Wasim Akram to spare time to coach at a camp for emerging players to be set up at Gaddafi stadium from June 20th. Intikhab Alam, the former Test captain who heads the PCB national academy affairs told...
  • Pay hike for Pakistan cricketers May 26, 2012

    Lahore: The PCB has enhanced the central contract monthly retainers by 25 per cent and the match fees by 10 per cent but did not release the names of the players, who are to get the contracts. The board on Friday hosted a reception to honour the Pakistan team which won...
  • Pakistan considering venues for Aus series May 21, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board has shortlisted the United Arab Emirates and three other countries to host its ODI and Twenty20 series against Australia later this year. The PCB's director of international cricket, Intikhab Alam, says Malaysia, Zimbabwe and South Africa are the other contenders. Pakistan has to look for an...
  • PCB seek alternative venues to host Australia May 16, 2012

    Lahore: A senior PCB official has refuted suggestions that the forthcoming oneday and T20 series against Australia might have to be cancelled due to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) withdrawing its offer to host the series in AugustSeptember. "Obviously we are very disappointed that the Sri Lankans have decided against hosting...
  • Pak players upset with PCB: Sources May 6, 2012

    Lahore: Several senior Pakistan players, including captain MisbahulHaq and former captain Shahid Afridi, are unhappy with the PCB as they have not got permission to play a Twenty20 match in Toronto on May 12, sources said. The players are upset because they had sought permission from Intikhab Alam, who is PCB...
  • Central contracts for Pak players delayed again April 23, 2012

    Lahore: The announcement of this year's central contracts for Pakistani cricketers has been further delayed after the PCB formed a new committee to recommend the pay raise and players who would be included in the list. Sources within the Pakistan Cricket Board told PTI that former chief selector Mohammad Illyas had,...
  • Mushtaq Ahmed in Pak bowling coach fray: sources April 8, 2012

    Lahore: Former legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed's name has cropped up as one of the leading candidates to be the bowling coach of the national team before the tour to Sri Lanka. According to sources, Mushtaq who until this week was working with the England team in Sri Lanka as their bowling...
  • Cricket resumes in Lahore after 2009 attack April 5, 2012

    Lahore: Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium opened its gates to a foreign team on Wednesday for the first time since a terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus forced a halt to international cricket in Pakistan. It was near the Gaddafi Stadium Pakistan's cricket headquarters that militants opened fire...
  • PCB disappointed over Bangladesh claims March 25, 2012

    Islamadad: The Pakistan Cricket Board said Sunday it was disappointed with Bangladeshi claims that fast bowler Aizaz Cheema deliberately blocked batsman Mahmudullah during the Asia Cup final on Thursday. Intikhab Alam, head of a PCB committee, said neither the match referee nor the umpires raised the issue with Pakistan team management...
  • ExPak players back Whatmore appointment March 6, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan hope new cricket coach, Australia's Dav Whatmore, can find a magic formula to transform the country's talented players into a team that enjoys sustained, matchwinning success. The team's peaks and troughs are infamous. Last month's Test whitewash of England was followed by a flop in the limited overs series,...