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  • PCB penalise Afridi and others for not maintaining fitness 5 hours 40 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder, Shahid Afridi along with three other cricketers have been penalised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for failing fitness evaluation tests. Besides Afridi, spinners, Abdul Rehman and Reza Hasan and batsman, Umar Akmal have been penalised 25 per cent of their monthly central contract salaries for four...
  • Mohammad Hafeez backs Shahid Afridi as Twenty20 captain 3 days ago

    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...
  • Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder and national T20 captain Shahid Afridi may join the growing band of international cricketers who have opted to retire from other formats to focus only on T20 cricket. Afridi told reporters at the national stadium that he could quit oneday internationals after the 2015 World Cup to...
  • Shahid Afridi urges teammates to rally for World Cup 2015 5 days ago

    Karachi: Veteran Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi urged his teammates to back one another if they were to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and end the country's 23year long wait for the coveted trophy for the second time. Afridi, who has been reappointed the Twenty20 captain, said...
  • 2G PMLA case: Accused pleas without proper details irk court 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Irked over filing of applications by accused without "requisite details", the special 2G court on Wednesday disposed of separate petitions filed by Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa and Bollywood producer Karim Morani seeking permission to travel abroad. Special CBI Judge OP Saini observed that...
  • Afridi shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Miandad 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad has supported the decision to reappoint Shahid Afridi as the Twenty20 captain but cautioned the allrounder against taking the position for granted. Afridi was sacked from the post in 2011 after a bitter feud with then coach Waqar Younis. Miandad said Afridi's batting form would...
  • Players need to shed their 'fear' of defeat: Shahid Afridi 1 week ago

    Karachi: Soon after being reappointed as Pakistan Twenty20 captain, flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi on Tuesday urged his players to shed of any "fear" of losing and play their "natural" game. In his first message after being given the responsibility by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) till the 2016 World T20, Afridi,...
  • Shahid Afridi named Pakistan's T20 captain, Misbah retained as ODI skipper 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Shahid Afridi will captain Pakistan in Twenty20s until 2016 while MisbahulHaq will remain the skipper for the World Cup next year, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Tuesday. Afridi replaced Mohammad Hafeez, who stepped down after Pakistan's unimpressive performance at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh this year. Afridi has led Pakistan...
  • PCB considering Sohaib Maqsood for T20 captaincy: sources 1 week ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is seriously considering young batsman, Sohaib Maqsood for the national T20 captaincy. Reliable sources told PTI that although Shahid Afridi was the front runner for the T20 captaincy but some of the selectors and a strong lobby in the board were in favour of a younger...
  • Abdul Razzaq backs Shahid Afridi as limitedovers captain September 15, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's outoffavour allrounder Abdul Razzaq has once again spoken out in favour of appointing Shahid Afridi as the captain of the national oneday and Twenty20 teams before the 2015 World Cup. Razzaq, who is these days playing league cricket in England, said that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) needed to...
  • Shahid Siddiqui hits out at Maneka Gandhi for remarks on beef exporters September 15, 2014

    Former Samajwadi Party leader Shahid Siddiqui hit out at Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for linking beef exporters with terrorists. Siddiqui said, "Such kind of illegal, irresponsible statements and such people must be reprehended." ...
  • 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...
  • Watch: How Shahid Kapoor transforms into the brooding protagonist for 'Haider' September 10, 2014

    Check out Shahid Kapoor's hairstyle transformation that he had to undergo for his character in his upcoming film 'Haider'. Kapoor plays the role of the titular hero in Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. The film will hit the theatres next month. ...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt reveals the first look of her upcoming film 'Shaandaar' with Shahid Kapoor September 10, 2014

    Awww! Don't Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt look cute together? The actress recently posted a photo on Twitter, from the sets of their upcoming film 'Shaandaar'. Directed by Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' fame, the film is currently being shot in the UK. 'Shaandaar' is reportedly based on destination weddings and...
  • Shahid Afridi, Fawad Alam frontrunners for Pakistan T20 captaincy September 9, 2014

    Karachi: While Shahid Afridi and Fawad Alam have emerged as frontline candidates to be named as the national Twenty20 captain this week, confusion reigns on whether MisbahulHaq will be retained as skipper of the oneday squad. The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has not helped matters by...
  • I was apprehensive about playing Shahid Kapoor's mother in 'Haider'; Vishal Bhardwaj had a tough time convincing me: Tabu September 4, 2014

    The relationship between Shakespeare's tragic hero Hamlet and his mother Gertrude has always been a reason for discourse and debate among literature students and filmmakers. The haunted son, the seemingly apathetic mother, the struggle for power, have all been adapted on stage, in fiction and in films, over time. Next month,...
  • Alia Bhatt to romance Shahid Kapoor in Vikas Bahl's 'Shandaar' September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: After wooing audience with her brilliant performances in 'Highway' and 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', actress Alia Bhatt has begun shooting for her upcoming film 'Shandaar'. The film is directed by Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' fame and has Shahid Kapoor playing Alia's love interest. "Today is day one of #Shaandaar !!!!...
  • Idol Chat: Tabu talks about 'Haider' August 30, 2014

    Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Tabu shares her behind the scene experience of her upcoming film 'Haider'. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, 'Haider' starring Tabu, Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is set to be released on October 2. ...
  • It is daunting to play Hamlet on screen but I am comfortable in uncomfortable spaces as an actor: Shahid Kapoor August 29, 2014

    London: Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj hopes to bring a moving theatre to Kashmir for the screening of his upcoming release 'Haider'. A request for special screenings of his adaptation of 'Hamlet' in the valley is now with the state's Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in the lead up to its global release...
  • Afridi is best person to lead Pakistan in 2015 WC, says Malik August 29, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's senior batsman and former captain Shoaib Malik has said maverick allrounder Shahid Afridi is the best person to replace MisbahulHaq as skipper for next year's World Cup. Malik, 32, said that if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wanted to change the captain of the national oneday team it should...
  • 'Bismil' is one of the best shot songs of my career: Shahid Kapoor August 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is a trained dancer, found it challenging to move in an unusual manner to the music of the song 'Bismil', which features in his forthcoming film 'Haider'. The actor says it is the best shot song of his career. "It is one of the best shot songs...
  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scamrelated money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought bail...
  • If 'Haider' is black then 'Bang Bang' is white: Shahid Kapoor August 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, whose upcoming film 'Haider' is set to clash with superstar Hrithik Roshan's 'Bang Bang' on October 2, feels that both the films can sustain together because they cater to different audiences. "I saw the promo of 'Bang Bang' and I loved it and I will definitely go...
  • Shahid Afridi says his feud with Waqar Younis a thing of the past August 17, 2014

    Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi left for Sri Lanka for the threematch ODI series by declaring that his feud with the national team's head coach Waqar Younis in 2011 was a thing of the past. "Yes there were problems between me and Waqar mainly due to ego issues but now everything...
  • Did 'Haider' to feel enriched, have an experience that will help me grow: Shahid Kapoor August 17, 2014

    After featuring in the commercial potboiler R...Rajkumar, Shahid Kapoor is ready to surprise audiences with his intense act in Haider. He says the past few months have helped him "mature a lot". Haider, a film by Vishal Bhardwaj, who last directed Shahid in the 2009 movie Kaminey, is a desi take...
  • I am dying to see dad in 'Finding Fanny': Shahid Kapoor August 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is currently busy promoting his film 'Haider', is extremely excited about 'Finding Fanny' because the film shows him the other side of his father Pankaj Kapur's personality. Directed by Homi Adajania, it also stars Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, and Naseeruddin Shah. "I haven't seen the film yet,...
  • 'Haider' is that film which you do from your heart and for your heart: Shahid Kapoor August 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor says a lot of good things in his career have come his way courtesy filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj who has worked with the actor in 'Kaminey' and now in 'Haider'. "One works with all kinds of directors. When he (Bhardwaj) wrote the script of 'Haider', he called me and...