Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan has clarified that Mickey Arthur’s comments over match-fixing allegations in the 2007 series between Pakistan and South Africa were no longer an issue for the board.
Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has expressed his disappointment with the attitude of a number of former players who were not prepared to apply for the post of the national coach through the proper channels.
Former Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat has applauded the decision of chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq to drop Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from the 35-man squad for a training camp in Abbottabad ahead of England tour.
Australia continue their reign at the top of the International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings while New Zealand have claimed the pole position in the shorter format of the game according to the latest update.
Inzamam-ul-Haq now has an important task in front of him as the newly-appointed Pakistan Chief Selector following disappointing Asia Cup and World T20 performances. Jibran Khan Niazi assesses his chances of succeeding.
The Pakistan selection panel headed by former skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has decided to exclude Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Shahid Afridi from the 35-man squad which was named for a training camp ahead of the tour of England.