Mohd Hafeez

  • Pakistan beat South Africa on a canter in Champions Trophy warmup June 3, 2013

    London: Pakistan finetuned their preparations for the Champions Trophy with an emphatic sixwicket victory over South Africa at The Oval on Monday. MisbahulHaq's team put South Africa into bat and restricted the Proteas to 202 for 9 before chasing down the target with 4.3 overs remaining thanks to halfcenturies from...
  • Hafeez dubs Pakistan 'strong contenders' in Champions Trophy May 6, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's vicecaptain Mohammad Hafeez feels the success rate the team enjoyed over the last few years after being forced to play away from home, makes it a strong contender for the forthcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England. Hafeez told reporters during the national training camp in Abbotabad that despite being...
  • YuvrajDhoni partnership became the turning point: Hafeez December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Pakistan skipper Mohammad Hafeez termed the 97run partnership between Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the "turning point of the match." "No doubt, Yuvi was exceptional today. His partnership with Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the turning point of this match. We were not expecting it to go that...
  • Yuvraj leads India to a serieslevelling win against Pakistan December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Yuvraj Singh's brilliance with the bat and Ashok Dinda's late wickets led India to a serieslevelling win in the second T20 against Pakistan on Friday at Motera, where the hosts levelled the twomatch series at 11 by stopping Pakistan 11 runs short of the target in a close match. Yuvraj...
  • Hafeez confident of winning second T20 as well December 27, 2012

    Pakistan skipper Mohammed Hafeez Thursday said the way his side clawed its way back in the first Twenty20 match against India, he has no doubts that his side will go on to win the series by winning the second match, here Friday. Pakistan thumped India by five wickets in the...
  • 1st T20: India, Pakistan brace themselves for battle royale December 24, 2012

    Here we are! India and Pakistan resume their timehonoured rivalry when they take the field in the first T20I at the Chinnaswami Stadium in Bangalore on Tuesday. Sachin Tendulkars ODI retirement has taken some sheen off the buildup to this match but a good match can move us on from...
  • Hafeez, Razzaq shake hands after PCB intervention October 19, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Zaka Ashraf Friday stepped in to defuse the simmering tension between the national T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez and allrounder Abdul Razzaq. Razzaq was fined Rs one lakh by the board for his recent outburst against Hafeez after the ICC World Twenty20 event in Sri Lanka. Ashraf, while...
  • Hafeez decided to drop me, says angry Razzaq October 7, 2012

    Lahore: The first signs of discontent_cn in the Pakistan team after its ouster from the World Twenty20 have surfaced with experienced allrounder Abdul Razzaq expressing his disappointment at being dropped from the lost semifinal against Sri Lanka. Razzaq, who returned to his hometown Lahore, told the media at the airport that...
  • Pakistan progress to Super 8s with 8-wicket win over B'desh September 25, 2012

    Pallekele: Pakistan opener Imran Nazir smashed 72 off 36 balls to lead his team into the Super Eight stage at the World Twenty20 with an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh on Tuesday. Bangladesh needed to win by at least 36 runs to knock out Pakistan in the final Group D match,...
  • Pakistan gear up for New Zealand challenge September 22, 2012

    Pallekele: Having won their tournament opener with consummate ease, a resurgent New Zealand side would be on a look out for a Super Eight berth when it takes on Pakistan in a Group D encounter here Sunday. The Kiwis, led by a record 123-run knock by Brendon McCullum, registered a convincing...
  • Sri Lanka, Pakistan gear up for first T20 May 31, 2012

    Dubai: Hosts Sri Lanka will swing into ICC World Twenty20 mood as they take on Pakistan in a two-match international series with both teams looking to move up the ICC T20 Championship table. Sri Lanka, who will host ICC World Twenty20, need to win the series 2-0 if they are...
  • Misbah set to go as ODI captain: sources March 21, 2012

    Lahore: Misbah-ul-Haq's tenure as captain of the Pakistan One-day and T20 squads is likely to come to an end after the ongoing Asia Cup tournament in Bangladesh, with Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Hafeez's names being floated as replacements. Well-informed sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board and close to the national selection...
  • Ajmal mystery ball to test Eng: Hafeez January 15, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez on Sunday issued a warning to England batsmen: beware Saeed Ajmal's new mystery delivery in the upcoming Test series. Hafeez is well-placed to offer the advice — he has been facing the delivery that Ajmal has dubbed the teesra, meaning third in Urdu, in the...