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Former Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez says corrupt players should never be allowed to represent country
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Former Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez says corrupt players should never be allowed to represent country

Hafeez told a media conference in Lahore after announcing his retirement that he stood by his stance that players who "fix matches and betray their country" should never be allowed to play

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez retires from international cricket
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Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez retires from international cricket

Mohammad Hafeez will continue to be available for franchise cricket around the world.

T20 World Cup 2021: ‘Whoever comes we are ready,’ says Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez ahead of semis
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T20 World Cup 2021: ‘Whoever comes we are ready,’ says Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez ahead of semis

Pakistan will face the runners-up of Group 1, likely to be either Australia or South Africa who play their last group matches later on Saturday. Hafeez — a former captain of the Twenty20 side — said Pakistan were ready for any opponent.

T20 World Cup 2021: Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam lead Pakistan to semi-finals with Namibia scalp
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T20 World Cup 2021: Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam lead Pakistan to semi-finals with Namibia scalp

With four wins in as many games, Pakistan became the first side to reach the last four from Group 2. This will be their fifth semi-final in Twenty20 World Cup history— the most by any team.

T20 World Cup 2021: Haris Rauf's four-wicket haul powers Pakistan to five-wicket win over New Zealand
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T20 World Cup 2021: Haris Rauf's four-wicket haul powers Pakistan to five-wicket win over New Zealand

Most of the top-order batters, except for opener Mohammad Rizwan (33), struggled but the experienced Malik (26 not out off 20 balls) and number seven Ali (27 not out off 12) flourished towards the end with a 48-run partnership for the sixth wicket to take Pakistan home with eight balls to spare.

T20 World Cup 2021: From the bowl-out to winning inaugural title, looking back at India-Pakistan clashes in tournament
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T20 World Cup 2021: From the bowl-out to winning inaugural title, looking back at India-Pakistan clashes in tournament

From the infamous bowl-out to India winning inaugural World T20 title, five marquee India-Pakistan clashes in T20 World Cup.

T20 World Cup 2021, India vs Pakistan stats: Unbeaten Kohli, Men in Blue's domination and more
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T20 World Cup 2021, India vs Pakistan stats: Unbeaten Kohli, Men in Blue's domination and more

As India and Pakistan get ready to battle it out in Dubai, we take a look at the key numbers from India vs Pakistan over the years in T20Is and T20 World Cups.

Don't blame players for cancellation, they simply acted on government's advice: Mitchell McClenaghan to Mohammad Hafeez
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Don't blame players for cancellation, they simply acted on government's advice: Mitchell McClenaghan to Mohammad Hafeez

On Saturday, Hafeez had taken a dig at New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for calling off their tour of Pakistan citing security threats.

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.

CPL 2021: Barbados Royals register first win; St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots beat Guyana Amazon Warriors
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CPL 2021: Barbados Royals register first win; St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots beat Guyana Amazon Warriors

Barbados Royals got onto the points table with a comfortable 15-run victory over the Jamaica Tallawahs, while St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots notched up a convincing eight-wicket over Guyana Amazon Warriors.

Highlights, England vs Pakistan1st T20I at Trent Bridge, Full cricket score: Azam's 85 seals visitors' victory
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Highlights, England vs Pakistan1st T20I at Trent Bridge, Full cricket score: Azam's 85 seals visitors' victory

Follow live score and updates from the first of the three T20Is between England and Pakistan on our blog.

Mohammad Hafeez to be offered higher category central contract by PCB
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Mohammad Hafeez to be offered higher category central contract by PCB

The 40-year-old was dropped from the list of centrally contracted players last year in May along with Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Amir but after he performed well the PCB was forced to offer him a short-term contract earlier this year.

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan, Usman Qadir shine as visitors win first T20I by 11 runs
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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan, Usman Qadir shine as visitors win first T20I by 11 runs

Pakistan managed 149-7 in their 20 overs with their in-form wicketkeeper batsman Rizwan anchoring the innings after they were sent in to bat.

South Africa vs Pakistan, Highlights, 4th T20I at Centurion, Full Cricket Score: Visitors clinch series 3-1
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South Africa vs Pakistan, Highlights, 4th T20I at Centurion, Full Cricket Score: Visitors clinch series 3-1

Follow live scorecard from fourth and final T20I played between South Africa and Pakistan

South Africa vs Pakistan: Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen score half-centuries as hosts win second T20I to level series
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen score half-centuries as hosts win second T20I to level series

Markram hit 51 off 32 balls and Klaasen scored 50 off 28 deliveries as a depleted South African team made 188 for six off 20 overs after winning the toss.

PSL 2021: Shaheen Afridi, David Wiese power Lahore Qalandars to six-wicket win over Karachi Kings
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PSL 2021: Shaheen Afridi, David Wiese power Lahore Qalandars to six-wicket win over Karachi Kings

Afridi returned figures of 3-27, with his bowling reaching speeds of 94 mph (around 150 kph). That helped to restrict Karachi to 186-9 despite half-centuries by Sharjeel Khan (64) and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi (57).

PSL 2021: Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood's 110-run partnership powers Multan Sultans to season's first win
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PSL 2021: Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood's 110-run partnership powers Multan Sultans to season's first win

Rizwan hit 76 off 49 balls — his second half-century in this year’s PSL — and Pakistan international Sohaib Maqsood made an unbeaten 61 off 41. Multan eased to 159-3 in 16.2 overs in reply to Lahore's 157-6.

Pakistan vs South Africa: Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman dropped from hosts' squad for T20I series
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Pakistan vs South Africa: Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman dropped from hosts' squad for T20I series

Zaman was in a poor form, having managed just 97 runs in his last ten matches. He also missed the Twenty20 series in New Zealand in December following a positive COVID-19 test.

India won in Australia because they have a proper system to groom talent, says Mohammad Hafeez
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India won in Australia because they have a proper system to groom talent, says Mohammad Hafeez

Mohammad Hafeez said talent is not enough in modern day international cricket and what is more important is to have a proper process to "polish" the skills of the youngsters.

New Zealand vs Pakistan, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Napier, Full Cricket Score: Visitors win by 4 wickets, hosts take series 2-1
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New Zealand vs Pakistan, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Napier, Full Cricket Score: Visitors win by 4 wickets, hosts take series 2-1

Follow our live blog to check out scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from third T20I between New Zealand and Pakistan