Shoaib

  • Sania Mirza dispels rumours of differences with husband Shoib Malik 09-04-2014 06:01 PM

    Indian tennis star Sania Mirza has dismissed reports that her marriage with Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik is in trouble. The news of differences and separation of Shoaib and Sania had been making rounds on the media for many months, but the Indian tennis player, who was on a private visit...
  • Shoaib Akhtar to start coaching career 06-04-2014 07:02 PM

    Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has set his sights on a coaching career after agreeing to take charge of a top domestic team. Shoaib, 38, who retired in 2011 during the 50-over World Cup, was offered the position of head coach by the State bank for the upcoming domestic...
  • Mohammed Shami should work on his run-up: Shoaib Akhtar 24-03-2014 04:56 PM

    Mirpur: Former Pakistan tearaway fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion for India rising pace sensation Mohammed Shami is to "work on his run-up" as he feels the talented speedster "has the potential to serve Indian cricket for a long, long time". "Whatever I have seen, Mohammed Shami is the best fast...
  • India restrict Pakistan to 130/7 in WT20 Super10 opener 21-03-2014 08:38 PM

    India limited Pakistan to 130 for 7 in the Super 10 opener of the 2014 World Twenty20 played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Bangladesh. While spinners backed MS Dhoni's decision to bowl, there were key moments in the match that allowed India to limit their neighbours to a...
  • Kamran, Malik summoned for T20 WC; Fawad Alam for Asia Cup 14-02-2014 09:29 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan summoned seemingly forgotten wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and allrounder Shoaib Malik on Friday for the Twenty20 World Cup and recalled middle-order batsman Fawad Alam for the preceding Asia Cup. Kamran will challenge his brother Umar for the wicketkeeping slot as the younger brother has been keeping wickets regularly since...
  • AAP ally Shoaib Iqbal predicts the fall of Kejriwal government 14-02-2014 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: Senior MLA in the Delhi Assembly Shoaib Iqbal thinks that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will most likely quit on Friday. Shoaib Iqbal said that the Congress and the BJP have joined hands to defeat the AAP government. He said, "The Jan Lokpal Bill doesn't matter today. They...
  • PCB stops Shoaib Malik from holding press conference over fixing 14-02-2014 08:13 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik was on Friday stopped by the PCB from holding a press conference to speak on the allegations of fixing made against his team by former Test batsman Basit Ali. Malik was due to hold the press conference after a match between his team Sialkot...
  • MLA Rambeer Shokeen threatens to withdraw support to AAP government 10-02-2014 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: Independent legislator Rambeer Shokeen on Sunday threatened to withdraw support to the AAP government if it did not fulfil its promises. Shokeen said that will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung along with JDU MLA Shoaib Iqbal and hand over a letter withdrawing support to the AAP government. Reminding...
  • PCB summons Shoaib Malik back from Big Bash 08-02-2014 08:56 PM

    Karachi: Former captain and senior all-rounder Shoaib Malik is unhappy after the PCB summoned him back from Australia where he was playing in the Big Bash and told him to make himself available for the domestic T20 tournament ahead of World T20 selections. "Yes, I was told to return home...
  • Binny on warpath again, will write to L-G on withdrawing support to AAP government 05-02-2014 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny has once again sent the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi into a tizzy as he has threatened to withdraw support from the government. Binny told CNN-IBN that he is also sending a letter to the Lieutenant Governor on his decision to pull...
  • Kejriwal has agreed to our demands, have no complaints for now: JDU MLA 03-02-2014 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: The battle might be over even before it began. JDU MLA Shoaib Iqbal on Monday met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and claimed that he has been assured of action on the demands raised by him and two other MLAS. "Kejriwal clearly said he is with us and has...
  • Will withdraw support to AAP tomorrow: Vinod Kumar Binny 03-02-2014 01:04 PM

    New Delhi: The AAP government in Delhi is facing trouble on all fronts. Moments after it hit out at the BJP alleging that it was trying to buy its MLAs, expelled party leader Vinod Kumar Binny announced that he will withdraw support to the AAP government on Tuesday. "I am...
  • Binny, two MLAs join hands, threaten to bring down AAP government 03-02-2014 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: The AAP government is under threat from its own supporters. On Sunday, expelled party leader Vinod Kumar Binny, along with two other MLAs, threatened to bring down the government if their demands were not met. Binny, JDU MLA Shoaib Iqbal and Independent MLA Rambeer Shokeen - all three...
  • Delhi: Expelled MLA Vinod Binny threatens to pull down AAP government 02-02-2014 11:18 PM

    New Delhi: Claiming support of at least five legislators, expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday threatened to pull down the Arvind Kejriwal-led government if his demands were not met within 48 hours. Flanked by JDU MLA Shoaib Iqbal and Independent legislator Rambir Shokeen, Binny, said, "I along with...
  • Vinod Binny, Shoaib Iqbal give 48 hours to AAP to fulfil demands 02-02-2014 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Trouble is brewing up for the Aam Aadmi Party as its former MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday joined hands with Janata Dal United Shoaib Iqbal to launch a scathing attack on the party. The duo has given a 48-hour ultimatum to the AAP government to meet their...
  • Akmal, Malik return in Pakistan's initial World Twenty20 squad 20-01-2014 09:17 PM

    Lahore: Wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal and former captain Shoaib Malik were Monday named in Pakistan's preliminary 30-man squad for the World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh. Malik led Pakistan to runners-up spot in the inaugural World Twenty20 in South Africa in 2007 and was part of Pakistan's Twenty20 squad...
  • Delhi: JD(U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal wants to join AAP 10-01-2014 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: Janata Dal (United) MLA from Matia Mahal Shoaib Iqbal on Thursday expressed his willingness to join the Aam Aadmi Party. Iqbal is the sole JD(U) legislator in Delhi Assembly. Iqbal had voted in favour of Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government during trust vote in the Assembly. But his ties...
  • Vishwas apologised for his comments on Muharram: Kejriwal 06-01-2014 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday came out in support of his party colleague Kumar Vishwas, whose alleged remarks have hurt the sentiments of Muslims. "Kumar had told me that he goes for public events as a poet and says many things light-heartedly. But he had apologised...
  • JD(U) asks AAP, Opp to back its lone MLA for Speaker's post 28-12-2013 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: Congratulating Aam Aadmi Party for forming government in Delhi, JD(U) on Saturday asked the ruling party and the Opposition to build a consensus on its lone party MLA Shoaib Iqbal, the senior-most legislator in the House, for the post of Speaker in the state Assembly. Iqbal has already...
  • Malik may face disciplinary action over his participation in Big Bash 24-12-2013 09:10 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik may face disciplinary action from his home department for flying off to Australia for the Big Bash T20 tournament while the domestic season was still on in the country. A senior official in the sports division of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) told PTI that the...
  • Not surprised to see India struggle in South Africa: Akhtar 13-12-2013 10:29 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar is not at all surprised to see Indian batsmen struggle in the team's ongoing tour of South Africa. "It is not surprising that the Indians have struggled. It happens with every team in the first few matches because of the different conditions and pitches...
  • I don't care what Yousuf, Akhtar say: Afridi 03-12-2013 11:43 AM

    Karachi: A war of words has broken out between three big names of Pakistan cricket with veteran allrounder Shahid Afridi describing former stars, Muhammad Yousuf and Shoaib Akhtar as "heckle and jeckle". The dispute broke out after Yousuf and Akhtar made critical comments about Afridi's performance in Pakistan's recent ODI...
  • Malik rubbishes disciplinary issue for his return 23-11-2013 12:11 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik and senior player Abdul Razzaq have dismissed rumours that they were sent back home from South Africa because of disciplinary issues. "It is all rubbish. We faced no disciplinary issue at all with the team management or anyone else," Malik said after the duo...
  • 1st T20: Pakistan look to redeem in return series 19-11-2013 11:40 PM

    Johannesburg: South Africa would be confident for the return limited-over series against Pakistan, which starts with two T20s and three ODIs. In the United Arab Emirates, South Africa clinched the five-match ODI series 2-0 and this would boost their hopes of moving up the ranks in rankings. Moreover, Pakistan have...
  • Shoaib Akhtar lashes out at PCB chairman 19-11-2013 11:23 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhar Tuesday lashed out at PCB chief Najam Sethi saying cricket in the country has further deteriorated under him, after a sudden withdrawal of allrounders Abdul Razzaq and Shoaib Malik from the South African tour due to fitness problems. "This is really a joke and...
  • Razzaq and Malik ruled out of South Africa tour 19-11-2013 07:17 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan allrounders Abdul Razzaq and Shoaib Malik were ruled out by injuries from the limited-overs series in South Africa and will return home without being replaced. The Pakistan Cricket Board announced the decision on Tuesday. Razzaq pulled a hamstring during practice at the Wanderers last Sunday, while Malik could...
  • PCB chief defends team but ex-players demand change 12-11-2013 11:30 AM

    Karachi: Former captains and players reacted strongly to Pakistan's 1-4 debacle in the one-day series against South Africa with some of them calling for a change in the captaincy as well as the coach. However, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has come out in defence of the team....
  • Shoaib Akhtar lambasts Pakistan batsmen for poor show 09-11-2013 03:16 PM

    Karachi: Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has described current Pakistan batsmen as worse than their Bangladeshi counterparts after their pathetic show against South Africa in the ongoing ODI series in the UAE. "I am saying this with certainty if Bangladeshi batsmen had been playing this series they would have won...
  • Misbah has failed to inspire players: Shoaib Akhtar 08-11-2013 11:09 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has criticised Misbah-ul-Haq saying the present captain lacked innovation and failed to inspire the national team players. "I am disappointed with Misbah's captaincy, he is not aggressive, innovative, slow to read the situation and not able to inspire the other players," Akhtar said....
  • Razzaq, Malik recalled for T20s against South Africa 05-11-2013 03:06 PM

    Karachi: Experienced Pakistan allrounders Abdul Razzaq and Shoaib Malik were on Tuesday recalled for the two T20 internationals against South Africa in Dubai. Razzaq, 33, returned to the side after he last played against Australia in the 2012 World T20 Cup in Sri Lanka and developed a rift with captain...