Press Release

The real games begin now: Waqar

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka: Pakistan have secured their place in the last-eight stage of the World Cup but their coach Waqar Younis declared on Monday that the real battle for his team will start now. Waqar,...

Ponting unfazed by spinners' lean show

BANGALORE, March 14: Australia captain Ricky Ponting insisted he was unconcerned by his wicketless spinners after the defending champions toiled to beat Kenya and reach the World Cup quarter-finals....

Shafiq guides Pakistan’s chase

Umar Akmal’s injury turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Asad Shafiq who got a place in the playing-eleven and did not miss the chance to shine with an unbeaten half-century on his World...

Sri Lanka agree to tour Pakistan

LAHORE - In an effort to revive international cricket in Pakistan, the PCB is in talks with its Sri Lankan counterpart for a short ODI and Twenty20 series later this year. According to Pakistan...

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...