MOHAMMAD HAFEEZ

  • Hafeez not worried about bowling action in Australia Tests 5 days ago

    Dubai: Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez said on Sunday he was confident about his bowling action despite being reported during a Champions League Twenty20 game last month. The 34-year-old is likely to open the batting with Ahmed Shehzad in the first of two Tests against Australia starting in Dubai from Wednesday....
  • Mohammad Hafeez recovers from hand injury October 16, 2014

    Islamabad: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has fully recovered from a hand injury and is fit for next week's first Test against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Earlier this month, Hafeez missed the one-off Twenty20 and the three one-day internationals against Australia after injuring his left hand during a practice match at...
  • PCB takes 'Lion's share' out of CLT20 appearance fee for Lahore October 16, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has taken close to 60 percent of the appearance money earned by the Lahore Lions team during the recently concluded Champions League T20 in India paying Mohammad Hafeez and Co only USD 100,000 out of the USD 500,000 for their hardwork. According to reliable sources, the...
  • Younis Khan, Taufeeq Umar named in provisional squad for Australia series October 14, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani selectors have named experienced opener Taufeeq Umar and senior batsman Younis Khan in a 19-member squad for the two-Test series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates, starting next week. "This squad will be trimmed down to 15 members after the four-day side match against Australia in Sharjah from...
  • Mohammad Hafeez to undergo fitness test for Australia series October 13, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's senior all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will know on Tuesday if he can make the Test series against Australia after undergoing a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy. According to the chief medical and health officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Hafeez has resumed batting in the nets with the...
  • Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez out of Australia ODIs through injury October 4, 2014

    Pakistan all rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been ruled out of the limited-overs series against Australia due to a hand injury he sustained during a practice game. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Hafeez required five stitches after he split the webbing between the thumb and index finger of his left hand...
  • Mohammad Hafeez unfazed after action reported October 4, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez on Thursday said he was surprised but not concerned after his bowling was reported during the Champions League Twenty20 in India, adding he had no plans to modify his action. The 33-year-old is key to Pakistan's attack in their series against Australia which starts with a...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Match 19 September 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • CLT20: KKR's Sunil Narine reported for suspect action September 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine on Monday has been reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League T20 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Dolphins here. The CLT20 organizing committee issued a media advisory late last night, confirming the development, that on-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Chettihody Shamshuddin...
  • CLT20: CSK pin semi-final hopes on Scorchers beating Lahore Lions September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semifinal when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Champions League T20 Tournament here on Monday. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • CLT20: Akmal, Nasim star as Lahore Lions knock Dolphins out September 27, 2014

    Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final spot alive on Saturday. Electing to bat, Lahore, who now have six points with a win and rained-off...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 14 September 27, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their CLT20 semi-final spot when they take on Dolphins. With reigning IPL...
  • CLT20: CSK-Lahore match called off due to heavy rain September 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings and Lahore Lions were left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Thursday. With incessant rains coupled with lightening and thunders lashing the city, the field was kept...
  • As it happened: CSK vs Lahore Lions September 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina,...
  • CLT20: Chennai look to continue winning run against Lahore September 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions in the Champions League T20 here on Thursday. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina, who...
  • CLT20: Debutants Lahore Lions take on formidable Kolkata Knight Riders September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. KKR, this year's IPL champions, scored a remarkable victory over Chennai thanks to a scintillating knock...
  • Mohammad Hafeez backs Shahid Afridi as Twenty20 captain September 20, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez has come out in support of the appointment of Shahid Afridi as the national T20 captain. The former national T20 captain, who is presently leading the Lahore Lions team in the Champions League in India, said he had no regrets over the appointment of Afridi. "When I...
  • CLT20: We want to play well and get crowd support, says Lions skipper Hafeez September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Expressing happiness over playing in a major tournament like Champions League Twenty20 in India, Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez on Saturday said that his team is determined to play well and get support of the crowd. "It is great to come to India. People are crazy about cricket. When you...
  • India tour for CLT20 is a learning curve, says Mohammad Hafeez September 18, 2014

    Karachi: Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez has described their tour of India for Champions League twenty20 tournament as a great learning curve for the players and Pakistan cricket. "We are not in India just to play cricket, we want to go back by impressing the Indian people with our attitude, behaviour...
  • CLT20: Glad to play a matchwinning knock, says Hafeez September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mahammad Hafeez is glad that he could play a matchwinning knock in a crucial game against Southern Express as the victory kept his them in hunt for a place in the main draw of the Champions League T20 tournament, on Tuesday. "I think the victory was much...
  • CLT20: We were competitive despite defeats, says Jehan Mubarak September 16, 2014

    Raipur: After being outplayed in three consecutive matches, Southern Express skipper Jehan Mubarak put up a brave front stating that his side put up a fight despite hattrick of defeats in the Champions League T20 on Tuesday. "In the tournament, we were competitive. We have shown that we could compete against...
  • CLT20: Lahore Lions down Southern Express for a comfortable win September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Muhammad Hafeez led from the front with a blazing 67 as Lahore Lions trounced Sri Lankan side Southern Express by 55 runs in their penultimate Oppo Champions League Twenty20 qualifier, keeping their maindraw hopes alive, on Tuesday. Put into bat, Hafeez smashed a 40ball 67 to power the Pakistan T20...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Southern Express, CLT20, Qualifiers September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Lahore Lions take on Southern Express while Mumbai Indians face the unbeaten Northern Knights to culminate the qualifiers on Tuesday, from where the top two finishers from the roundrobin format will join eight others in the tournament proper. Lahore play the...
  • CLT20: Bowlers to be blamed for defeat, says Lahore Lions skipper September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez blamed his bowlers for his team's crushing 72run defeat against Northern Knights in their second qualifying match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. "The decision of electing to field was right because the pitch was helping the seamers. We didn't bowl well. We as...
  • As it happened: Northern Knights vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Qualifier 3 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Umar Akmal played a stunning unbeaten cameo of 18ball 38 as Lahore Lions beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their opening qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday, New Zealand batsman Kane...
  • CLT20: Bowlers set up victory, says Lahore skipper Mohammad Hafeez September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez feels his bowlers set the stage for victory over Mumbai Indians in their first qualifier of the Champions League T20 tournament, by restricting the opponents to a low score. He, however, also credited his batsmen for finishing the game well to post a sixwicket victory...
  • CLT20: Pressure on us now, says Mumbai skipper Pollard September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Having started their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 with a loss on Saturday, Mumbai Indians captain Kieron Pollard conceded that pressure would be on his side as they will have to win their next two matches to make it to the tournament proper. "We have to now win both...
  • CLT20: Umar Akmal's cameo takes Lahore to a 6wicket win over Mumbai September 13, 2014

    Raipur: Umar Akmal played a stunning cameo of 18ball unbeaten 38 as Lahore Lions beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their opening qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Put into bat, Mumbai produced a mediocre batting display as they could score just 135 for...
  • CLT20: IPL teams hold edge as Mumbai start qualifiers against Lions September 13, 2014

    Raipur: After a sumptuous feast of traditional cricket, it's time again to return to the shortest format as leading players, including India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, get ready to represent their respective franchises in the sixth edition of the Champions League T20, with the qualifying round starting here on Saturday. While...