Islamabad: Former Test cricketers called for drastic changes to the Pakistan team Sunday after its shambolic performance in the Champions Trophy.
Pakistan lost all three group matches to be eliminated from the tournament as their batsmen crumbled against West Indies, South Africa and arch rivals India with the scores of 170, 167 and 165 respectively.
Fast bowling great Wasim Akram told Geo Television that Pakistan used to give India a tough fight during his playing days, and he was surprised to see Pakistan struggling on a batting-friendly wicket at Edgbaston on Saturday.
"We didn't used to play like what I saw on Saturday as our batsmen fell like a pack of cards," Akram said. "Someone has to be brave enough and prepare young cricketers when seniors are not performing."...more
02:52 PM, Jun 16, 2013
Karachi: Former Test batsman and coach Mohsin Khan on Wednesday said that he would be meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to demand the sacking of Pakistan Cricket Board and team officials for their failure to bring about improvement in the national side. An emotional Mohsin, who was removed as head coach in March last year, said he was appalled at the state of affairs in Pakistan cricket. "The way...
11:18 PM, Jun 12, 2013