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  • PCB chairman summons Hafeez, Moin, Zaheer 03-04-2014 01:24 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan must not be bad losers, says Hafeez 03-04-2014 09:20 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez called on his compatriots not to be bad losers and accept victory and defeat in the same manner after his team crashed out of the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh. Hafeez told reporters after returning from Dhaka early on Thursday that the side were disappointed...
  • Zaheer Khan to lead Mumbai in T20 zonals 28-03-2014 12:23 PM

    Mumbai: Pacer Zaheer Khan, who is not part of the India ODI or T20 squads, will lead Mumbai in the West Zone T20 League games to be played from March 30 to April 4. Mumbai selectors also included two India under-19 cricketers Sarfaraz Khan and Shreyas Iyer in the squad,...
  • Kohli will break all the records, feels Zaheer Abbas 16-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Fatullah: Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas is the new entrant in the list of illustrious former cricketers, who feel that India's premier batsman Virat Kohli is destined for greatness. "Virat Kohli is one batsman who will break all the records in international cricket. The transition phase in Indian batting has...
  • It's India's batting vs Pakistan's bowling, says Zaheer Abbas 01-03-2014 02:47 PM

    Mirpur: Pakistan's chief cricket consultant Zaheer Abbas feels it would be an intense contest between India's famed batting and his team's "stronger" bowling when the two sides clash in their much-anticipated Asia Cup match on Sunday. "Both teams have their weaknesses. It will depend who play on that given day...
  • Zaheer still has a big role to play in Indian cricket: Wasim Akram 20-02-2014 10:39 PM

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistan seamer Wasim Akram and former India bowling coach Eric Simons feel left-arm pacer Zaheer Khan still has a lot to offer to Indian cricket before he finally hangs up his boots. After spending close to a year away from the side, Zaheer made a comeback in...
  • Zaheer Abbas warns Pakistan of complacency against struggling India 20-02-2014 04:12 PM

    Lahore: Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas on Thursday said that India should not be judged on the basis of their poor performances in the recent tours of South Africa and New Zealand as they would be a potent force for the upcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh. "It would be a...
  • Zaheer Khan must contemplate future, says Dravid 20-02-2014 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: Former captain Rahul Dravid feels it is time for Zaheer Khan to start deliberating on his future as it would be difficult for the senior pacer to survive the rigours of five Test matches when India tour England later this year. Zaheer, who made a comeback to the...
  • Dhoni satisfied despite disastrous New Zealand tour 18-02-2014 11:45 AM

    Wellington: Despite his team overwhelmingly crushed by New Zealand during the tour, India skipper MS Dhoni on Tuesday put up a brave front, saying it was "quite a good performance" by his team in the Test matches. It turned out to be a disastrous tour for India as they remained...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 5 18-02-2014 02:33 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After Brendon McCullum's historic triple century set India 435 to chase on Day 5, Virat Kohli struck his 6th Test hundred to earn India a draw. Day 4 round-up: Bowlers win you Test matches because you need 20 wickets...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4 17-02-2014 02:25 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brendon McCullum (281*) struck his second double ton of the series in a world record stand with BJ Watling (124) as India could take just one wicket on Day 4 of the 2nd Test, which ended with NZ 325...
  • 2nd Test: McCullum ton erases India's lead on Day 3, NZ 6 runs ahead 16-02-2014 11:07 AM

    New Zealand pressed the undo button on India's big 246-run lead on Saturday to move to 252 for 5, standing six runs ahead at close of play on day three of the second Test - thanks to Brendon McCullum's ninth Test century and his 158-run unbroken stand with BJ Watling....
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 16-02-2014 02:24 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: India drove themselves into a position of control on day two of the second Test against New Zealand, thanks to Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century and his partnership with skipper MS Dhoni that gave India a...
  • PCB to form committee to initiate talks with BCCI 14-02-2014 10:09 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is going to form a four-member special committee to initiate talks with the BCCI on regular basis in a bid to revive bilateral ties between the two countries. Former Test captain, Zaheer Abbas who is a member of the managing committee, which is running...
  • Mohammad Shami is a 'match-winner' for Team India: Zaheer Khan 08-02-2014 01:17 PM

    Auckland: Speedster Zaheer Khan on Saturday lauded his junior team-mate Mohammad Shami for his fiery spell on the third day of the first cricket Test against New Zealand, saying he is a "match-winner" for Team India. Shami put on display a fine exhibition of swing and seam bowling to take...
  • Indian bowlers finally click to keep Team India in hunt in first Test 08-02-2014 10:11 AM

    Everyone seemed to have written them off after their consistently poor performance over the past few months, but Indian bowlers finally proved their worth in the second innings of ongoing Test between New Zealand and India at Eden Park in Auckland. Indian bowlers are under scrutiny at the moment as...
  • 1st Test: McCullum, Williamson tons take New Zealand to 329/4 on Day 1 06-02-2014 11:13 AM

    Auckland: Centuries by Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum helped New Zealand take control on day one of the first Test against India at Auckland on Thursday. The Kiwis were 329 for 4 at stumps with McCullum unbeaten on 143 and Corey Anderson on 43. Williamson and McCullum engineered a crucial...
  • Who can overturn India's winless run in overseas Tests? 05-02-2014 01:01 PM

    The last time India toured New Zealand, they created history - breaking a 40-year jinx to win the series 1-0 after winning the Hamilton Test. But after being blanked 0-4 in the ODI leg of the current tour, the Indians will go into two-Test series as the second-best team -...
  • Pakistan cautious about BCCI offer to play in neutral venues 25-01-2014 08:20 AM

    Karachi: The cricket community in the country has reacted cautiously to reports that the Indian and English Boards were willing to play Pakistan at neutral venues with some asking the PCB not to fall in the "trap". The reports of the BCCI and the England and Wales Cricket Board hinting...
  • India need Pujara, Zaheer in ODIs: Sourav Ganguly 19-01-2014 09:29 PM

    Kolkata: India need Cheteshwar Pujara and Zaheer Khan in their one-day line up, former captain Sourav Ganguly said on Sunday as India began their New Zealand tour with a defeat in Napier. Criticising Ishant's selection, Ganguly felt India leaked too many runs even as they had the "world's best" one-day...
  • MS Dhoni's challenge in NZ: Controlling his expensive bowlers 17-01-2014 08:07 AM

    They may be No. 1 and 50-over champions currently, but in 12 months' time MS Dhoni's World Cup will once again be up for grabs. And for India to keep others from laying a hand on the silverware, it will be crucial how their bowlers travel on this road to...
  • New Pakistan coach to be named on short-term basis: Sethi 14-01-2014 11:21 AM

    Karachi: The acting chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi has informed the members of the interim management committee (IMC) that a new coach would only be appointed on a short-term basis after the conclusion of the series against Sri Lanka in the UAE. A reliable source told PTI...
  • Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra, Mumbai fight for a place in the semis 07-01-2014 02:02 PM

    Mumbai: Group toppers Maharashtra will play defending champions Mumbai, who barely made it to the knock-out stage, in the five-day quarter-final of the Ranji Trophy that promises to be a keen fight at the Wankhede Stadium, starting here on Friday. While Maharashtra advanced to the elimination phase by finishing on...
  • Humble Shami enjoys being with Ranji team-mates 04-01-2014 08:52 PM

    Kolkata:He might have cemented his place in the India team in less than a year's time, but Mohammad Shami is not flying high as the pacer on Saturday cherished returning to his roots and bowled to his Bengal team-mates, boosting their morale ahead of their Ranji Trophy quarters against Railways....