Javed Miandad

  • Pakistan unveils new domestic league 1 week ago

    Pakistan's cricket administration on Wednesday unveiled a new domestic league revamp, though demands to remove commercial and government department teams from the competition were ignored. Pakistan has long suffered from a below-par domestic structure. Many of its cricket heroes, such as Javed Miandad, honed their skills in street games rather than...
  • Miandad rubbishes PCB plans of hosting T20 league in Dubai July 3, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has rubbished the plans of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to hold its inaugural premier league T20 tournament early next year in Dubai. "Unless the premier league is held in Pakistan it will serve no purpose and it will not help bring back international cricket...
  • Javed Miandad doubts Indo-Pak bilateral agreement May 18, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has expressed serious doubts over claims made by the Najam Sethi-headed PCB that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the BCCI to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023. "I don't know what is the value of this MOU because the BCCI...
  • Waqar slams ex-players for questioning his appointment May 8, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's new head coach Waqar Younis has lashed out at former players and critics who have questioned his appointment by the PCB. While former skipper and ex-PCB director general Javed Miandad has termed chairman Najam Sethi's new appointments as unconstitutional, former chief selector Mohsin Khan has directly hit out at...
  • Najam Sethi, Javed Miandad engaged in war of words May 7, 2014

    Karachi: A war of words has broken out between the Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi and former captain Javed Miandad after the latter's resignation from the post of PCB's Director General (cricket). Sethi reacted last night to the constant barrage of criticism unleashed by Miandad since his resignation was accepted...
  • PCB keen to bring back Waqar Younis as chief coach April 14, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is keen to bring back former skipper Waqar Younis as the chief coach of the national team as current coach Moin Khan is tipped to take over as the head of the national selection committee. According to a report published in The Dawn, the legendary fast...
  • Miandad, Yousuf want Afridi as Pakistan captain March 22, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's loss to India in their World Twenty20 opener has sparked massive criticism of skipper Mohammed Hafeez with former captains such as Javed Miandad and Mohammad Yousuf demanding that he be replaced by flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi. "Hafeez needed to be more attacking with his bowlers and field placings once...
  • Javed Miandad confident of India-Pakistan final March 22, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan may have been humbled in their World Twenty20 opener against India but former captain Javed Miandad is confident that Mohammed Hafeez's men will stay alive to make the final where he expects them to face off against the arch-rivals once again. "Pakistan lost to India because they didn't bat...
  • Former Pak captains advise team to be fearless against India March 20, 2014

    Karachi: All excited about the India-Pakistan clash in the World Twenty20 Championships on Friday, former captains and players here have just one piece of advice for Mohammed Hafeez's men ahead of the high-pressure match - play fearlessly. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said the key to beating India lies in being brave. "If they...
  • PCB accepts Javed Miandad's resignation February 27, 2014

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has accepted the resignation of former captain, Javed Miandad, ending a six-year association between the two. Miandad, who had joined the PCB in 2008 in a specially created position of Director-General cricket, had recently sent his resignation to the new chairman of the board, Najam Sethi,...
  • Miandad resigns as PCB director February 15, 2014

    Karachi: Former Test captain, Javed Miandad has tendered his resignation to the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Miandad who is serving as Director-General cricket in the board since 2008 sent his resignation letter to the new PCB chief, Najam Sethi just four days after the government sacked Zaka Ashraf...
  • Akram, Miandad in four-member panel to find new Pakistan coach January 22, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has formed a four-member committee that includes two of its top former captains, Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram, to select the new head coach and batting and fielding coaches for the national team. With the Asia Cup and World T20 Cup round the corner, the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar will fade away from public memory soon: Javed Miandad November 13, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's former Test captain Javed Miandad feels veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar will fade from public memory once he retires after the second Test against West Indies as he is leaving the stage at a time when the Indian cricket team has found some exciting talent to fill the void. "The...
  • 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...
  • Miandad tells Pakistan players to look up to Tendulkar May 7, 2013

    Karachi: Emphasising the importance of hard work, former captain Javed Miandad told the Pakistani players to look up to Sachin Tendulkar, who he says is an embodiment of commitment to the game of cricket. Miandad while talking to Pakistan players, preparing for the Champions Trophy in Abbotabad, said there was...
  • Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram confident of Pakistan's good show in England May 6, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captains Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram are hopeful that the national team can win the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England. The PCB has asked Miandad to assist the batsmen in the national training camp underway in Abbotabad while Akram is also there to work with the pace...
  • 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...
  • I should be looked at as a sportsperson: Javed Miandad January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after cancelling his visit to India over his relationship with terrorist Dawood Ibrahim, former Pakistani cricketer Javed Miandad on Saturday broke his silence over the issue, saying he should be looked at as a sportsperson, and nothing else. Referring to the cause of the cancellation of his...
  • News 360: Miandad cancels his India tour, Centre plans diesel decontrol January 4, 2013

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  • Pak ex-cricketer Miandad cancels his India tour January 4, 2013

    Islamabad/New Delhi: Former Pakistani cricket team captain Javed Miandad has cancelled his India tour after controversy over his visa. Miandad is related to wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim as the former cricketer's son is married to Dawood's daughter. According to reports in Pakistani media Miandad cancelled the tour over security concerns and...
  • Won't reconsider decision on Javed Miandad's visa: MEA January 4, 2013

    The decision to grant a visa to Javed Miandad will not be reconsidered, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Friday. In an interview to CNN-IBN Deputy Foreign Editor Suhasini Haidar, Khurshid said that there was no question mark on Miandad's personal integrity. Below is the excerpt of the interview. Suhasini Haidar: I...
  • Miandad should be interrogated on Dawood's whereabouts: Kirti Azad January 4, 2013

    As the government and Opposition parties spar over the Home Ministry's decision to grant visa to former Pakistani cricketer Javed Miandad, who has family ties with Dawood Ibrahim, Kirti Azad has suggested that he be interrogated in India. ...
  • Should Javed Miandad have been given a visa? January 3, 2013

    The government on Thursday said that former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad was granted visa to India according to the regular procedure and that he was not on any prohibited list. ...
  • Government defends visa to Javed Miandad despite opposition January 3, 2013

    The government is standing by its move to grant visa to Javed miandad, who is related to wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim. ...
  • Granting Miandad visa an act of treason: Sanjay Raut January 3, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has hit out at the government for sticking to its decision of granting visa to former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad, calling the decision as an act of treason. Raut demanded that Javed's visa be cancelled immediately and said a probe should be launched into finding...
  • Miandad not on any prohibitory list for visa: Govt January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said that former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad was granted visa to India according to the regular procedure and that he was not on any prohibited list. Miandad is related to India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim. Defending its decision, the government insisted that all...
  • Miandad granted visa to watch final Indo-Pak ODI January 2, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has been granted an Indian visa that will allow him to attend the final one-dayer of the ongoing limited-over cricket series between the two countries in New Delhi on January 6. Due to Miandad's family ties with Dawood Ibrahim, India's most wanted terrorist, there had...
  • Imran Khan declines PCB invite for India tour December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistan captain Imran Khan has declined an invite from PCB to be a part of the team of former Pakistan cricketers, who will be the special invitees during the upcoming tour of India starting, December 25. Imran, who is the supremo of political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has cited...
  • It was an honour to be invited by Bal Thackeray: Javed Miandad November 17, 2012

    Former cricketer Javed Miandad said it was an honour for him to be the only Pakistani who was called by Bal Thackeray. ...
  • Javed Miandad wishes Bal Thackeray a speedy recovery November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad wished ailing Shiv Sena Bal Thackeray a speedy recovery on Friday while adding that their friendship was very old. Javed Miandad said that he would pray that Bal Thackeray gets well soon and leads get a long life. In a response to a...