India vs Pakistan 2012 News
- Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's career not over, says Kiran More
The former chief selector believes Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan have to perform well in domestic cricket to return to the national side.
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni wasn't an automatic Team India choice in 2004, reveals Kiran More
Former chairman of selectors Kiran More says East Zone lobby wanted Deep Dasgupta but MS Dhoni got the nod for Bangladesh tour in 2004.
- Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri should guide youngsters, says Kiran More
Kiran More says Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Ravi Shastri, Sanjay Manjrekar and Zaheer Khan should offer guidance to youngsters to help sustain the quality of the Mumbai's cricket.
- 'Worried' Kiran More still backs Virender Sehwag
Sehwag has failed to fire in five consecutive Tests after getting a hundred against England in the opening game of the November-December 2012 Test series at Ahmedabad and has flopped in three successive innings in the ongoing four-match rubber against Australia.
- Play mind games, Kiran More tells the Western Wolves
The former Indian wicket-keeper, known for his chirpy appeals, passed on crucial tips to Mumbai University students in a day-long camp.
- Situation across LoC spoiled everything: PCB chief
Zaka Ashraf, who, since taking over as PCB chief in October 2011, has been making efforts to invite teams to Pakistan in a bid to revive international cricket.
- Knew Virat Kohli would find it difficult to pick my length: Junaid Khan
"Before the one-day series I remember Kohli and I came cross each other and he told me that I will be playing my shots and I will score runs off you," Junaid said prior to the team's departure for South Africa.
- Mohammad Irfan aims high for Pakistan
Pakistan tagged Irfan a "surprise package" on their December-January tour of India and despite taking just three wickets, he plagued the opposition's much-vaunted batting.
- Cash rewards presented to Pakistan cricketers for success in India
Besides cash awards, special cash bonuses of 500,000 rupees each were also given to T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez, pacers Junaid Khan and Mohammad Irfan, opener Nasir Jamshed and off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for their outstanding performances in India.
- Mamata Banerjee gets gift from PCB 'overwhelmed' by hospitality
'Overwhelmed' by the hospitality at the Eden Gardens during India-Pakistan second ODI here, the PCB sent the gift to the Cricket Association of Bengal who handed it over to the CM during a function at the Netaji Indoor here on Friday.
- Misbah ul Haq credits Dav Whatmore for the 'positive change' in Pakistan side
Whatmore, a former Australian Test cricketer, will complete his first year with the Pakistan team in March and critics have already started questioning his role in the team.
- Misbah credits pacers as team returns to rousing welcome
Hundreds of fans greeted the national team and some danced to drums the moment they saw the players walking out of the lounge at the Lahore airport.
- Umar Akmal draws criticism for below-par showing vs India
Umar, the younger brother of wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, got out at a crucial time in the match with Pakistan chasing a low total of 167 set by India.
- Chief tormentor Nasir Jamshed forgets his trophy in India
Youngsters carrying Pakistani flags, posters of their favourite players and banners danced and showered rose petals on the players as they came out of the terminal.
- PCB chief Zaka Ashraf maintains silence on arrival in Pakistan
The PCB chief, despite the restoration of Indo-Pak bilateral ties in his tenure, has faced some criticism for agreeing to send the team to India for the short series without demanding any financial compensation or share from the BCCI in return.
- Shami Ahmed credits Wasim Akram, Gautam Gambhir
With Pakistan needing 25 runs from the last three overs having two wickets in hand, Shami bowled a wicket-maiden to swing the match in India's favour.
- Paul Nixon alleges India-Pakistan Delhi ODI was fixed
He also retweeted several tweets which suggested the fixing angle: "this game is a joke especially when u see hafeez play a lap sweep with a leg slip in place" and "It must be India's 12th Man.....the Bookmaker!"
- MS Dhoni climbs to fourth spot, Nasir Jamshed biggest mover in ICC ODI rankings
Meanwhile, Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed has made the biggest move in the batting table, jumping 45 places to 31st spot. He was the top run-getter in the series from either side with 241 runs that included back-to-back centuries in Chennai and Kolkata.