Australia vs Pakistan: 16-year-old Naseem Shah skilled beyond years as he carries famed legacy of Pakistani fast bowlers
Waqar Younis, Pakistan’s newly-appointed bowling coach, mentioned Naseem’s name in glowing terms, as did Head Coach-Chief Selector Misbah-ul-Haq stating that Naseem is a bowler with skills
PCB were left with no choice in Sarfaraz Ahmed's sacking as Pakistan captain
Sarfaraz Ahmed was seen as the ideal candidate to take over the role that Moin Khan used to play. After three years of captaincy across formats, he has been relieved of the job in controversial fashion.
Apprehensions persist over Misbah-ul-Haq, Waqar Younis' appointments in coaching roles, but former legends may pave the way for Pakistan cricket's resurgence
PCB have embarked on a brave new mission to rescue Pakistan cricket, but whether Misbah and Waqar are the right men for their respective roles will only become clear by the results they deliver. If their past record is any indicator, good times lie ahead for Pakistan cricket.
With the financial lure of T20 cricket Mohammad Amir's retirement from Tests at the age of 27 is hardly a surprise
Questions will be asked about the motives of Amir's decision to quit the red-ball format. Many will feel that this is a scenario which could have been resolved between the Board and the player with a compromise being made wherein Amir could have been rested for some series and tournaments.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Fan trouble steals spotlight from a spectacular Pakistan vs Afghanistan clash at Headingley
Away from a thriller of an encounter on the pitch, Afghanistan and Pakistan fans clashed outside the stadium and inside at Headingley. What really transpired though?
India vs Pakistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan's poor outing against India ends any hope of turnaround going further in tournament
Fifteen defeats out of last nineteen ODIs have not come due to bad luck, or by chance, they have happened due to some very poor performances, appalling tactics, some strange team selections and a lack of responsibility from Pakistan players
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Aaqib Javed Interview: 'Pakistan’s confidence looks shaken, need special performances to beat India'
Just before the epic India-Pakistan encounter on 16 June, the former Pakistan fast-bowler Aaqib Javed spoke about his own experiences of playing in the World Cup, the importance of the upcoming iconic encounter between old foes India and Pakistan
Shadab Khan, Pakistan all-rounder, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Promising young talent Shadab might be the country's 'next big cricketer'
The Pakistan Super League in 2017 saw the rise of a young and precocious leg-spin talent named Shadab Khan. To the Islamabad United coach, Dean Jones, Shadab Khan was a phenomenon that Pakistan needed to harness as soon as possible and use him in all formats of the game.
Wahab Riaz, Pakistan bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Wahab's chance to silence critics and vindicate selectors' trust
Wahab Riaz is a wicket-taking bowler, someone who can blow away any top order and clean up the tail quickly if the ball is reversing.
Asif Ali, Pakistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Ali provides X-factor with his power-hitting prowess
Twenty-seven-year-old Faisalabad born Asif Ali has, in his short international career, already proved to team-mates and opponents that he has the X-factor when it comes to batting.
Mohammad Amir, Pakistan bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Amir's chance to shine on big stage and resurrect international career
Not picked for Pakistan's provisional 15-man squad for the World Cup, Amir received a lifeline after Pakistan's pace bowlers struggled in the series against England, as Amir recovered from chickenpox.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed denies tension within squad after 4-0 loss against England, feels team can rectify mistakes ahead of big event
Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was at pains to deny any dip in attitude and prevailing morale in the Pakistan camp after an abject 4-0 series loss to England ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
England vs Pakistan: Hosts justify World Cup favourites tag even as Sarfaraz Ahmed and Co fret over abject bowling performances
Apart from the sheer brilliance of their opponents and back-to-back ODI series losses, what really came to light were the weaknesses in Pakistan's preparations ahead of the World Cup.
Game Changer book review: Shahid Afridi's autobiography emulates his no-nonsense playing days leading to turbulence in cricketing circles
Affectionately known as Lala to his millions of adoring and loyal fans, Afridi has brought in the same flamboyant, no-nonsense and take no prisoners style to his life's story which made him, at times, the bane of many opposition sides during his career as a cricketer.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Nasser Hussain believes lower-order batting a concern for India, MS Dhoni hugely important at mega event
Former England captain Nasser Hussain, in this interview, opens up on MS Dhoni's importance for India, their one weakness at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 among other things
Shoaib Malik, Pakistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Old horse Malik's last chance to put hands on trophy
Shoaib Malik's an important cog in the Pakistan ODI wheel and whilst his best cricketing years are behind him, Malik still has the capability to grab any match by the scruff of the neck and lead Pakistan to victory.
Haris Sohail, Pakistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Sohail to play crucial role in middle order for Safaraz Ahmed and Co
In addition to his obvious batting skills and role as a support-bowler, Haris is a tremendous catcher and his slip-fielding skills may be essential for Pakistan at the World Cup.
Mohammad Hasnain, Pakistan bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Despite inexperience, Hasnain the X-factor in team's attack
Hasnain's selection can be termed risky as this teenager is raw, untried, but he gives Pakistan the X-factor in the bowling department which is something that over the years has made their bowling attacks very special.
Abid Ali, Pakistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Unknown entity Abid Ali could spring a surprise at mega event
Strong on both sides of the wicket, wristy, with good balance and with the ability to pounce on anything loose, Abid gives Pakistan the added option of the third opener.
Junaid Khan, Pakistan bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Mega event a chance for Junaid to lead from front and silence critics
The World Cup presents Junaid with a fantastic opportunity to silence his critics and show the world that his limited opportunities for Pakistan have been an error on the part of the selectors.