MOIN KHAN

  • Kamran Akmal may make it to Pakistan WC squad 20 hours 0 minutes ago

    Karachi: Discarded wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal could be a surprise inclusion in Pakistan's final World Cup squad after he continued his rich vein of batting form in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Gold league at the National Stadium here. Kamran, out of favour with the selectors in the one-day format since...
  • Present Pakistani team can win the World Cup: Moin Khan 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani wicket keeper Moin Khan says that the current Pakistani team has what it takes to be the champions in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. Khan, who was a part of the World Cup winning team of 1992, has his hopes pinned on the big event returning to...
  • Moin Khan to continue as national selection and Pakistan team manager November 29, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will announce a new national selection committee early next month, but Moin Khan will continue to work as the chief selector. The PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan told the media after the meeting of the Board of Governors in Lahore that four new selectors would be...
  • Moin Khan hopeful Hafeez's bowling action will be cleared November 19, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan is hopeful that seasoned allrounder Mohammad Hafeez's bowling action will be cleared soon and he will be available for the 2015 World Cup. Moin, who is also the manager of the national team that is presently playing against New Zealand in the United Arab Emirates,...
  • Moin Khan to continue his dual role, says PCB chief November 6, 2014

    Karachi: The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has made it clear that Moin Khan will continue in his dual role as manager and chief selector till the time the national team performs well. "The Board of Governors have given me complete authority to take a decision on...
  • We never ignored Younis Khan for Tests: Moin Khan November 4, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's manager and chief selector Moin Khan has shot back at his critics insisting senior batsman Younis Khan was dropped from the one-day squad only for the Australia series and that he was always in reckoning for the Test rubber. "I just want to make it clear once and for...
  • Moin Khan warns Pakistan against complacency after Dubai win October 28, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket team manager and chief selector Moin Khan has cautioned his players to stay focused ahead of the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi from Thursday. "Coach Waqar Younis has been emphasising on staying focused and this is the best advice he has given to his players at...
  • Pakistan retain winning squad for second Test against Australia October 27, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan Monday retained the same 16-man squad for the second Test against Australia which won the first match by a convincing 221-run margin. Chief selector Moin Khan said the team has given a good performance and deserved to be retained for the second Test starting in Abu Dhabi from Thursday. "The...
  • Aussies are not as formidable as they used to be: Moin Khan September 24, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan's chief selector and national team manager, Moin Khan on Wednesday said that the currently Aussie team are not as formidable as they used to be in the past. "This Australian team is not as formidable as in the past and it is wrong to say we don't have a...
  • PCB to announce Twenty20 skipper on September 16 September 12, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will announce their new national Twenty20 captain on September 16 and by that time they also hopes to finalise a pool of players for the World Cup. Shaharyar Khan, who heads the board, told reporters in Lahore that before September the selectors and the...
  • Harsh decisions need to be taken before World Cup: Moin Khan September 4, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's chief of selectors and manager Moin Khan on Thursday called for bold steps to lift the team's performance ahead of next year's World Cup following a disastrous tour of Sri Lanka. Pakistan lost the twomatch Test series 20 and went down 21 in oneday internationals on last month's tour,...
  • Saeed Ajmal reported for suspected illegal bowling action August 11, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's sevenwicket loss in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium on Sunday. The offspinner must undergo testing within 21 days, an ICC media release said Monday. The match officials' report, which...
  • Hope WaqarMoin combo would rid Pak team of divisions: Sethi May 7, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi says he has put faith in the combination of head coach Waqar Younis and chief selectorcummanager Moin Khan to rid the national team of divisions and internal problems. "Waqar will be the strategic driving force in the team and Moin's main role is chief...
  • Najam Sethi spells out reasons for giving dual job to Moin Khan May 1, 2014

    Karachi: PCB chief Najam Sethi has spelt out the reasons for giving the dual responsibility of chief selector and managing the Pakistan team to former captain Moin Khan. "We decided that if the chief selector was also the manager it would ensure the players don't relax at any stage and were...
  • PCB chief summons Moin Khan to discuss captaincy issue May 1, 2014

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi has summoned chief selector Moin Khan to Lahore for a meeting on Thursday following the outbreak of a controversy over the captaincy issue. Just hours after former Test captain, Moin Khan told a press conference here on Tuesday that a change...
  • Misbah will captain Pakistan in World Cup: PCB April 30, 2014

    Karachi: Putting his weight behind MisbahulHaq, Pakistan Cricket Board chief Najam Sethi has said that the senior batsman will lead the national team in the 2015 World Cup even as newlyelected chief selector Moin Khan has indicated a change in captaincy. Moin said in a press conference here on Tuesday that...
  • Pakistan players face fines over lack of fitness April 30, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan players will be fined and face being dropped from the team if they do not meet required fitness standards in new plans designed by the national selection committee to prepare for the 2015 World Cup. Chief selector Moin Khan said unless players raised their fitness standards and worked on...
  • Moin Khan says discussion held on captaincy issue April 29, 2014

    Karachi: The captaincy issue of Pakistan cricket team was on Tuesday reignited with chief selector and national team manager Moin Khan conceding for the first time that discussions were held whether to change the skipper or not. Moin, however, made it clear that until now no decision has been taken on...
  • New Pakistan Cricket Board selection committee to meet on April 29 April 28, 2014

    Karachi: The newly formed national selection committee headed by the former captain Moin Khan will meet on Tuesday to start preparations for Pakistan's forthcoming international assignments, which will culminate with the World Cup in 2015. "Our first task is to identify and shortlist around 30 to 35 players who will form...
  • Former player Moin Khan to lead Pakistan's biggest-ever selection team April 25, 2014

    Pakistan cricket chiefs on Friday appointed a six-member selection committee - the biggest in its history - to choose the team to start a hectic season leading up to next year's World Cup. Former captain Moin Khan will head the committee, two members larger than usual, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)...
  • 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...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board appoints Moin Khan as chief selector cum manager April 21, 2014

    Karachi: In a surprisingly hurried move, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has entrusted on former captain Moin Khan the dual responsibilities of holding the post of chief selector as well as managing the national team. Since being inducted into the board last year, Moin has held three important positions. He was head...
  • Pakistan looking for new cricket coaches again April 18, 2014

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board is again looking for new coaches after the national team's poor performance in the World Twenty20. The PCB didn't renew the two-month contracts of head coach Moin Khan, batting consultant Zaheer Abbas, and fielding coach Shoaib Mohammad. Also, Mohammad Hafeez stepped down from the captaincy after...
  • Pakistan should learn from Indian cricket: Moin Khan April 11, 2014

    Karachi: India's continued dominance in ICC events and BCCI's influence in international cricket has prompted Pakistan coach Moin Khan to admit that India is not only a powerhouse but they should take a leaf out of the neighbour's book. The former wicketkeeper-batsman believes that Pakistan fans, players and board need to...
  • PCB chairman summons Hafeez, Moin, Zaheer April 3, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is meeting head coach Moin Khan, captain Mohammad Hafeez and chief cricket consultant Zaheer Abbas on Thursday to hear them out the reasons for the team's failure to make the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 tournament. Sethi picked Moin as head coach from...
  • West Indies blew us in five overs, says Moin Khan April 2, 2014

    Dhaka: Pakistan team coach Moin Khan on Wednesday said his team was blown away in the last five overs by the West Indies, costing them a place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals. The West Indies blasted 82 runs in the last five overs to recover from a struggling 84 for...
  • We have to be at our best to beat dangerous India: Moin Khan March 14, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain and the manager of the national side, Moin Khan has warned his wards to be wary of India when they meet in the World T20 Cup in Bangladesh next week. "It was a big morale booster for us when we beat India in the Asia Cup...
  • Coach Moin Khan confident of Pakistan's Asia Cup title defence February 19, 2014

    Lahore: Newly appointed Pakistan cricket coach Moin Khan on Tuesday urged his players to shrug off "the fear of failure" as they prepare to defend the Asia Cup which starts later this month. Pakistan began a fourday training camp ahead of the competition which starts in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka...
  • Short contract not a worry for Pakistan coach Moin Khan February 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan coach Moin Khan is not worried about his shortterm contract. Good performances by the team over the next seven weeks, he believes, should earn him an extension. Last week, Khan was appointed for the Asia Cup this month and World Twenty20 next month, both in Bangladesh. After that, the...
  • PCB chief promises important role to Waqar Younis February 15, 2014

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi has promised an important role for former Test captain, Waqar Younis in the country's cricket setup in the near future. He also didn't rule out the possibility of Waqar eventually returning to take over as head coach for a long term. A...