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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
Mohammad Hafeez will continue to be available for franchise cricket around the world.
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.
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
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
From the infamous bowl-out to India winning inaugural World T20 title, five marquee India-Pakistan clashes in T20 World Cup.
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
On Saturday, Hafeez had taken a dig at New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for calling off their tour of Pakistan citing security threats.
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
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
Follow live score and updates from the first of the three T20Is between England and Pakistan on our blog.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Follow our live blog to check out scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from third T20I between New Zealand and Pakistan