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'I got overconfident': Misbah-ul-Haq speaks on playing scoop shot against India in 2007 World T20 final
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'I got overconfident': Misbah-ul-Haq speaks on playing scoop shot against India in 2007 World T20 final

India lifted the first T20 World Cup trophy in 2007 after defeating Pakistan by five runs.

T20 World Cup Top Moments: India claim inaugural title after Misbah's scoop falls in Sreesanth's hands
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T20 World Cup Top Moments: India claim inaugural title after Misbah's scoop falls in Sreesanth's hands

When India won their first World T20 title by beating Pakistan in a last-over nervous finish.

Pakistan cricket needs to stop hunting for scapegoats, says former coach Misbah-ul-Haq
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Pakistan cricket needs to stop hunting for scapegoats, says former coach Misbah-ul-Haq

Speaking for the first time after his sudden resignation as head coach last month, Misbah said "cosmetic surgery" will not change anything in Pakistan cricket as the problems are deep-rooted in the system.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: PCB appoints Matthew Hayden, Vernon Philander in coaching roles for for mega event
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: PCB appoints Matthew Hayden, Vernon Philander in coaching roles for for mega event

The appointments of Hayden and Philander come just a week after head coach Misbah-ul-Haq Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis resigned from their respective posts after two years in the job.

Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja set to become PCB chairman on 13 September
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Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja set to become PCB chairman on 13 September

The Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Saturday that a special meeting of the Board of Governors (BoG) has been convened on Monday in which the PCB Election Commissioner Mr Justice (retd) Sheikh Azmat Saeed, will conduct the election and preside over the Special Meeting.

Sudden resignation of Misbah, Waqar not ideal, but team trying to remain positive, says Shadab
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Sudden resignation of Misbah, Waqar not ideal, but team trying to remain positive, says Shadab

The PCB announced that Misbah and Waqar have resigned and that former Pakistan Test players, Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razzaq would be interim coaches for the time being.

Misbah-ul-Haq resigned as he wasn't consulted on Pakistan T20 World Cup squad, says PCB source
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Misbah-ul-Haq resigned as he wasn't consulted on Pakistan T20 World Cup squad, says PCB source

Azam Khan's selection over former captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed as reserve keeper and batsman in the T20 squad came as a shock to many in the Pakistan cricket circles.

Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed left out of Pakistan's 15-member squad for T20 World Cup
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Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed left out of Pakistan's 15-member squad for T20 World Cup

Since Misbah-ul-Haq took over as head coach in September 2019, Pakistan have tried 17 different players in the middle order but none of them succeeded.

No surprises expected in Pakistan's squad for T20 World Cup squad
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No surprises expected in Pakistan's squad for T20 World Cup squad

The Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed on Sunday that Pakistan men's T20I squad for the upcoming home series against New Zealand and England, and the T20 World Cup will be announced at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19; to quarantine for 10 days
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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19; to quarantine for 10 days

Misbah was the only Pakistan squad member who failed two pre-departure PCR tests. All other members will leave Jamaica as per schedule later on Wednesday

Bio-bubble putting players under mental strain, they need break ahead of T20 World Cup, says Mohammad Rizwan
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Bio-bubble putting players under mental strain, they need break ahead of T20 World Cup, says Mohammad Rizwan

Rizwan, a wicketkeeper-batsman, said the senior players wanted to be rejuvenated for the World Cup scheduled to be held from 17 October to 14 November in UAE.

England vs Pakistan: Visitors left unsettled by 0-3 defeat in ODI series, says 'very worried' Misbah ul Haq
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England vs Pakistan: Visitors left unsettled by 0-3 defeat in ODI series, says 'very worried' Misbah ul Haq

Pakistan was whitewashed in the three-match series with the biggest blow coming on Tuesday when they lost after scoring 331.

Wahab Riaz disappointed over exclusion from England and WI tours but not giving up on T20 WC dreams
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Wahab Riaz disappointed over exclusion from England and WI tours but not giving up on T20 WC dreams

Talking to the media in Lahore, the left-arm speedster said he is not aware what kind of plans Pakistan selectors have in store for senior players.

Younis Khan claims captaincy ambitions of seniors led to players' revolt against him in 2009
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Younis Khan claims captaincy ambitions of seniors led to players' revolt against him in 2009

Younis claimed that the revolt was not carried out because the players were unhappy with his captaincy style or strong attitude.

Younis Khan says his resignation as Pakistan batting coach has nothing to do with tiff with Hasan Ali
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Younis Khan says his resignation as Pakistan batting coach has nothing to do with tiff with Hasan Ali

Younis resigned a few days ago but neither him nor the Pakistan Cricket Board offered any explanation for it.

Shoaib Akhtar urges Mohammad Amir to show maturity and sort out differences with team management
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Shoaib Akhtar urges Mohammad Amir to show maturity and sort out differences with team management

The left-arm paceman who now only freelances in T20 leagues across the globe has made it clear that he will not make himself available for selection until they are in charge.

Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq says he doesn’t care about critics, praises team for acing South Africa, Zimbabwe tours
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Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq says he doesn’t care about critics, praises team for acing South Africa, Zimbabwe tours

Misbah said while some might play down the wins over Zimbabwe but the success in South Africa and Zimbabwe was very satisfying.

'No plans to retire now', says former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik
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'No plans to retire now', says former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik

Malik, despite now focussing only on T20 format since retiring from Test and ODI matches, has been kept out of the Pakistan white ball squad since last year as head coach Misbah-ul-Haq keep on trying several new players in the batting order.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Pitches selected for white-ball series will suit visitors, says coach Misbah-ul-Haq
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Pitches selected for white-ball series will suit visitors, says coach Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah, speaking for the first time since Pakistan arrived in South Africa, said he looked forward to three one-day internationals and four Twenty20 internationals, which will be shared between the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg and SuperSport Park in Centurion in order to adhere to Covid-19 protocols.

Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq says he leaves contract decision to PCB, focuses on one series at a time
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Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq says he leaves contract decision to PCB, focuses on one series at a time

Misbah-ul-Haq's three-year coaching contract will expire just before the T20 World Cup in India later in the year.