Pakistan Batsman Accuses Shahid Afridi Of Ruining Many Careers For His Own Benefit

Pakistan Batsman Accuses Shahid Afridi Of Ruining Many Careers For His Own Benefit

Shahid Afridi's autobiography "Game Changer" has ruffled a lot of feathers in the cricketing fraternity.

Discarded Pakistan Opener Imran Farhat Announces Retirement from International Cricket
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Discarded Pakistan Opener Imran Farhat Announces Retirement from International Cricket

Pakistan opener Imran Farhat, who played 40 Tests, announced his retirement from international cricket in order to play the Masters Champions League.

Pakistan lose Adnan Akmal to injury
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Pakistan lose Adnan Akmal to injury

Adnan Akmal suffered two fractures on the second finger of his left hand while taking a low catch against Sri Lanka. This is Pakistan's second loss after pacer Umar Gul was advised to return home to complete recovery frm his knee operation.

Adnan Akmal fractures finger, ruled out of Test series against Sri Lanka
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Adnan Akmal fractures finger, ruled out of Test series against Sri Lanka

Adnan Akmal was injured when he caught Sri Lankan opening batsman Kaushal Silva's shot in the last over of the third day of the first test on Thursday. Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement that Sarfraz Ahmed has been flown in for the remaining two Tests in the series.

Pakistan vs South Africa: Adnan Akmal, Robin Peterson fined for on-field tussle
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Pakistan vs South Africa: Adnan Akmal, Robin Peterson fined for on-field tussle

Peterson, while batting, was pushed by Akmal while trying to pick up a bail. Peterson reacted by pushing back the Pakistani wicketkeeper.

Younis Khan strikes form ahead of first Test against South Africa
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Younis Khan strikes form ahead of first Test against South Africa

Experienced Pakistan batsman Younis Khan hit a brilliant hundred in the two-day match against hosts United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, providing a batting boost ahead of the forthcoming two-Test series with South Africa.

Umar Akmal ruled out of Zimbabwe tour
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Umar Akmal ruled out of Zimbabwe tour

The 23-year-old suffered a back injury while playing in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League, an annual Twenty20 tournament.

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Pakistan's Imran Farhat pulls out of Zimbabwe tour

The 31-year-old Farhat has failed to cement his place in the Pakistan team in a turbulent 13-year career and has often been criticised for lack of consistency.

Shahid Afridi included in squad for West Indies tour, Shoaib Malik axed
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Shahid Afridi included in squad for West Indies tour, Shoaib Malik axed

All-rounder Shahid Afridi has returned to the Pakistan squad for its upcoming tour of West Indies while former captain Shoaib Malik, wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal and opener Imran Farhat have been axed.

Pakistan selectors meet to discuss changes after Champions Trophy debacle
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Pakistan selectors meet to discuss changes after Champions Trophy debacle

The PCB is presently functioning without a chairman as the Islamabad high court has stopped Zaka Ashraf from working in this post following a constitutional writ petition against his elections in May.

Champions Trophy after-effects: Pakistan Cricket Board mulling performance based pay for players
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Champions Trophy after-effects: Pakistan Cricket Board mulling performance based pay for players

The source explained that a new thought process was that players who do well should be rewarded accordingly while those who don't perform upto expectations should get a lesser pay package regardless of their seniority.

ICC Champions Trophy: Former players target Imran Farhat and Shoaib Malik for Pakistan
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ICC Champions Trophy: Former players target Imran Farhat and Shoaib Malik for Pakistan's dismal show

Sarfraz Nawaz and Rashid Latif targeted opening batsman Imran Farhat and Shoaib Malik as the prime culprits for Pakistan's two below par totals against the West Indies and South Africa.

4th ODI, Durban: South Africa vs Pakistan, Statistical highlights
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4th ODI, Durban: South Africa vs Pakistan, Statistical highlights

AB de Villiers, Misbah-ul-Haq and Imran Farhat hogged the limelight while Hashim Amla, for once, made news for the wrong reason.

4th ODI: Misbah, Farhat star as Pakistan square series
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4th ODI: Misbah, Farhat star as Pakistan square series

Misbah and opening batsman Farhat shared a 153-run fourth wicket partnership after Pakistan had been struggling at 33 for three after 11 overs.

Injured Taufeeq Umar ruled out of Test series against South Africa
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Injured Taufeeq Umar ruled out of Test series against South Africa

The left-handed Jamshed, who also hit two back-to-back hundreds in the ODI series in India, will make his Test debut on Friday although he won his Pakistan cap in a ODI way back in 2008.

PCB selectors under pressure to include Adnan Akmal in squad
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PCB selectors under pressure to include Adnan Akmal in squad

Sources close to the selectors have said that there was no consensus between the national selection committee and Test captain Misbah.

No Akmal included in Pakistan
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No Akmal included in Pakistan's Test squad for South Africa

Surprisingly, none of the three Akmal brothers - Kamran, Umar and Adnan - are part of the Test squad and no selector was available to say why.

Adnan Akmal in doubt after fracturing finger
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Adnan Akmal in doubt after fracturing finger

Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal is in doubt for the remainder of the third and final test against Sri Lanka with a hairline fracture to his left ring finger.

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