Inzamam Ul Haq

  • Grant Flower may become Pakistan's batting coach May 2, 2014

    As the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is finding it difficult to convince country's most capped player, Inzamam-ul-Haq, to become national team's batting coach, the important position may go to Zimbabwean Grant Flower. According to PCB sources, Flower has applied for the job but PCB's preference remains Inzamam, who played 120 Tests...
  • PCB could change ODI captain in coming weeks, hints Moin Khan April 25, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's new chief selector Moin Khan on Thursday dropped a hint that the PCB could go for a change in captaincy of the one-day team in the coming weeks. As the board continues to make changes and give new assignments as part of its-sake, Moin said that a captain should...
  • Inzamam-ul Haq backs Waqar Younis as Pakistan coach April 24, 2014

    Pakistan batting legend Inzamam-ul Haq on Thursday backed Waqar Younis to be given another chance as the country's national cricket coach, saying he had proved his credentials in the past. Pakistan is looking for a permanent coach after former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore's two-year tenure ended in February. Former Test wicketkeeper and...
  • Warm-up loss could affect Pakistan against India, says Inzamam March 20, 2014

    Karachi: Furious with the Pakistan cricket team after its heavy loss against South Africa in a warm-up match, former captain Inzamam-ul Haq feared the defeat will bog the side down in its much-anticipated World Twenty20 Championship opener against arch-rivals India. Pakistan's batting collapsed miserably for 71 as they prepared for Friday's...
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq bats for Danish Kaneria August 23, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has come out in support of banned leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, saying he had never seen the bowler indulge in any type of activity during his career that would cast doubts over his integrity. "As a professional and as a friend I have never known Danish to...
  • Shaharyar Khan blames Inzamam for Oval Gate fiasco August 11, 2013

    Karachi: Former Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan has finally opened up on the Oval Gate scandal and has blamed ex-captain Inzamam-ul-Haq for letting the PCB and Pakistan cricket down. The incident, known as the Oval Gate, became famous when Pakistan became the first team in the history of the game to...
  • Jonty's run out of Inzy was the best: Tendulkar August 3, 2013

    Dubai: Recalling some of the finest moments of his first World Cup in 1992 Down Under, Sachin Tendulkar said Jonty Rhodes' run out of Inzamam-ul-Haq was one of the highlights of the tournament. Tendulkar said the event provided him the opportunity to play against the best players of that era, but...
  • 1992 World Cup victory changed Pakistan cricket: Inzamam August 2, 2013

    Dubai: Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has said victory in the 1992 World Cup heralded a golden era for Pakistan, in which the country not only produced some of the best cricketers but also yielded outstanding results on the international scene. Inzamam scored a total of 225 runs in 10 innings during the...
  • PCB rubbishes reports of Grant Flower becoming batting coach April 14, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday dismissed reports that it was negotiating with former Zimbabwean batsman Grant Flower to appoint him as batting coach of the national team. A senior official in the Board, who declined to be named, said that no talks were in progress with Flower as reported by...
  • Stop being overawed by South Africa: Inzamam tells Pakistan February 19, 2013

    Karachi: Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq feels Pakistan were psychologically under pressure against South Africa and advised the national team players to stop being overawed by the world's number one Test team. "I firmly believe we were psychologically under pressure from South Africa since the start of the series. You look at the...
  • Pakistan slammed for lack of aggression by former players February 18, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricketers came under fire on Monday after their series defeat in South Africa, with former players blaming the team's timid approach for their loss in the second Test. South Africa, the number one ranked team in Test cricket, beat the visitors by four wickets in the Cape Town...
  • Former Pakistan players urge board to appoint batting coach February 7, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captains have advised the cricket board here to immediately appoint a local batting coach for the team following their humiliating 211-run loss against South Africa at Johannesburg. The Pakistan Cricket Community is apprehensive about the fate that awaits the national team in the remaining tests in South Africa...
  • PCB, Inzamam trigger controversy January 26, 2013

    Karachi: The PCB and Inzamam-ul-Haq have triggered off a controversy in Pakistan cricket because of their differing views on why the former captain was not sent to South Africa with the national team as its batting consultant. Inzamam, the most capped player for Pakistan, told reporters in Lahore that the board...
  • Inzamam dropped as Pakistan's batting consultant November 17, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-haq has been dropped as the team's batting consultant for the upcoming South African tour after resistance from team's head coach Dav Whatmore. The Express on Sunday reported that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) dropped its idea of sending Inzamam as batting consultant because of resistance...
  • Inzamam tells Pak cricketers to play their natural game December 22, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's national team players on Saturday received some valuable tips from former skippers Inzamam-ul-Haq and Javed Miandad, who advised them to play their "natural game" and control the "nerves", during the tour of India. The team on Saturday arrived in New Delhi en route to their flight to Bangalore for...
  • Just relax, enjoy your game: Inzamam to Afridi December 19, 2012

    Karachi: Shahid Afridi has been advised to 'just relax and enjoy his game' by the newly-appointed batting consultant Inzamam-ul-Haq who wants the flamboyant allrounder to stop thinking about any outside pressures concerning his current form. "Inzi bhai [Inzamam] told me to stop thinking about any outside pressures and just relax and...
  • Inzamam advises Pakistan batsmen to be aggressive December 15, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan batting consultant Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised his players batsmen to be aggressive in the limited-overs series against archrival India later this month and predicts the team that handles the pressure better will emerge the winner. The former Pakistan captain will spend a week with the players at the training camp...
  • Tendulkar's struggle threatens to mar his legacy December 15, 2012

    The late Peter Roebuck once wrote that great players are known for their failures while ordinary players for their achievements. It was in the context of Sachin Tendulkar, a few years back. The same quote can be recycled as the context is almost the same. Will history be that kind...
  • Inzamam roped in as batting consultant of Pakistan team December 13, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has been roped in as a batting consultant of the national cricket team for the upcoming tours of India and Pakistan. The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf told reporters that since a decision is yet to be taken on who will...
  • Dhoni's behaviour with Dar unacceptable: Inzamam, Moin December 7, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captains Moin Khan and Inzamam-ul-Haq have criticised Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for arguing with umpire Aleem Dar during the ongoing Test series against England, saying his behaviour was "unacceptable" and the ICC should have taken him to task. "I am not at all surprised that the ICC...
  • Shane Warne panders to Indians: Inzamam November 28, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has hit out at the ex-Australia spin king Shane Warne for criticising Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar for his bad decision during the recently-concluded second Test between India and England in Mumbai. "The way I look at it Warne has targeted Aleem Dar just to gain...
  • Avoid private parties and dinners: Inzamam November 16, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain and most capped player, Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised the national team players to avoid accepting invitations to private dinners and parties while touring India next month for the One-day series. "Whenever Pakistan goes to India there are always a lot of private invitations for dinners, parties and...
  • PCB approaches Inzamam, Akram for special camps November 8, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has sought the help of former captains Wasim Akram and Inzamam-ul-Haq to prepare the national team for the upcoming tours to India and South Africa. PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf told PTI that both the former greats had been approached and asked to hold specialised camps. "The...
  • Batting coach appointment is demanding process: PCB chief November 7, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf feels the appointment of a batting coach for the national team has become a challenging task given the interest shown by some of the country's stalwarts in the job. "It will be a demanding process now to take a decision on who will...
  • India vs Pakistan: A series of controversies July 19, 2012

    Even as fans on both sides of the border hope to see their national team renew their traditional rivalry, let’s take a look at some of the more controversial moments during Indo-Pak One-Day Internationals: Visakhapatnam 2005 Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly and Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf, formerly Yousuf Youhana, had a run-in during...