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Ajmal wants a crack at Aussies

LAHORE - Pakistan's off-spinner Saeed Ajmal wants a crack at the Australians in the 2011 World Cup to avenge the thrashing he got at their hands in the ICC Twenty20 World Championships last year in...

Pakistan to host battle of the Punjabs

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will host a team from the Indian Punjab in June for a limited-overs series as the country takes steps towards reviving international cricket on home soil...

Pakistan should go all out against Zimbabwe

THE REALITY CHECK - After poor showing against New Zealand, the Pakistanis will have to get that one bad day out of their minds and come back hard against Zimbabwe. Pakistan had only themselves to...

Pakistan look to calm nerves with big victory

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka: Pakistan will hope to calm their calm nerves on Monday (today) with a win against Zimbabwe here at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium — a result that will assure them...

No team is favourite to win World Cup: Afridi

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka: With the knock-out stage of the World Cup fast approaching, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has warned top title contenders that the tournament is wide open and neither of them...

Kamran will perform, says Pak captain

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka: Pakistan on Sunday quashed fears that the controversy revolving around the Akmal brothers might create negativity in their camp. Shahid Afridi, the Pakistan captain, told...

Pakistan happy with brand new pitch

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka: As Pakistan’s players were enjoying a game of football here at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium during a training session here on Sunday, team manager Intikhab...

Openers are unsure about tactics

PALLEKELE (Agencies) - Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said Sunday his opening batsmen were struggling in the World Cup because they were unsure whether to play positively or just try to survive early...