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PCB launches its own Hall of Fame; Imran Khan, Wasim Akram among six legendary cricketers to be inducted initially
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PCB launches its own Hall of Fame; Imran Khan, Wasim Akram among six legendary cricketers to be inducted initially

There will be three more inductions each year from 2021 with the inductees to be chosen by an independent panel and announced on 16 October, the day when the country made its Test debut in 1952.

India vs England: Joe Root's extra-safe tactics, no-ball nonsense, indomitable Ishant and more talking points from day 4
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India vs England: Joe Root's extra-safe tactics, no-ball nonsense, indomitable Ishant and more talking points from day 4

India’s two most recent Test matches produced two stirring fourth innings performances from their batsmen – 131 overs to survive at the SCG, 97 overs and 329 runs to bring down the Gabbatoir, but on Tuesday, they will truly be pushed to the limit.

PSL 2020: Karachi Kings' head coach Wasim Akram dedicates their maiden title triumph to late Dean Jones
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PSL 2020: Karachi Kings' head coach Wasim Akram dedicates their maiden title triumph to late Dean Jones

Following Jones' untimely demise in Mumbai during the IPL, Akram stepped in as his replacement as coach of Karachi Kings.

Wasim Akram backs Babar Azam to take over Pakistan's Test captaincy, calls white-ball skipper 'a good learner'
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Wasim Akram backs Babar Azam to take over Pakistan's Test captaincy, calls white-ball skipper 'a good learner'

Wasim Akram said that the experiment to make Misbah-ul-Haq the head coach and chief selector has not worked as Pakistan cricket has not seen any improvement in recent times.

India vs Australia: Hosts favourites in upcoming Test series but it will be a close contest, says Wasim Akram
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India vs Australia: Hosts favourites in upcoming Test series but it will be a close contest, says Wasim Akram

Akram said the competition would be intense thanks to India's strong fast-bowling line-up led by the lethal Jasprit Bumrah.

England vs Pakistan: We let hosts off the hook, admits head coach Misbah-ul-Haq
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England vs Pakistan: We let hosts off the hook, admits head coach Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq is not happy with his side's below-par batting effort in the first Test against England but more disappointing to him was how the visitors let England off the hook during their run chase.

England vs Pakistan: Wasin Akram criticises skipper Azhar Ali's decisions after defeat in first Test
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England vs Pakistan: Wasin Akram criticises skipper Azhar Ali's decisions after defeat in first Test

Wasim Akram has come heavily on Pakistan captain Azhar Ali for his decisions during the first Test against England, saying he "missed a trick quite a few times" in the visitor's three-wicket defeat.

Former Pakistan batsman Aamer Sohail says selection of Shahid Afridi in 1999 World Cup squad was a mistake
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Former Pakistan batsman Aamer Sohail says selection of Shahid Afridi in 1999 World Cup squad was a mistake

Aamer Sohail has revealed that he feels the team management made a mistake in including Shahid Afridi as an opener in the 1999 World Cup squad. Sohail claims that the all-rounder back then was neither able to bowl nor bat.

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq’s multiple roles under scanner as PCB implements new ethics code
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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq’s multiple roles under scanner as PCB implements new ethics code

Misbah is presently head coach and chief selector but the PCB apparently has reservations over his signing on as head coach of the Islamabad United franchise in the PSL.

England vs West Indies: Stuart Broad, James Anderson should play together, says Dominic Cork
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England vs West Indies: Stuart Broad, James Anderson should play together, says Dominic Cork

Skipper Joe Root had earlier this week hinted that the days of Anderson and Broad playing as a pair may be over.

Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene
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Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene

At the peak of Jayawardene's career, international cricket was flooded with world-class bowlers, something many feel is not the case now.

Wasim Akram terms Pakistan's 1999 tour of India as his favourite, recalls receiving standing ovation from Chennai crowd
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Wasim Akram terms Pakistan's 1999 tour of India as his favourite, recalls receiving standing ovation from Chennai crowd

Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has rated the 1999 tour of India is his favourite tour, saying that the pressure of playing and winning in India was special.

Wasim Akram says ICC should wait for a suitable time to host T20 World Cup
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Wasim Akram says ICC should wait for a suitable time to host T20 World Cup

Pakistan pace legend Wasim Akram cannot visualise a T20 World Cup happening behind closed doors and believes the ICC should wait for a "suitable time" to host the big-ticket event after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

Happy Birthday Wasim Akram: Shoaib Akhtar, ICC and others wish legendary cricketer on his special day
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Happy Birthday Wasim Akram: Shoaib Akhtar, ICC and others wish legendary cricketer on his special day

The International Cricket Council (ICC) highlighted all of Akram's achievements in his career wishing the legendary cricketer on his birthday.

Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh regret supporting Shahid Afridi's charity after Pakistan cricketer slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh regret supporting Shahid Afridi's charity after Pakistan cricketer slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Last month, Harbhajan and Yuvraj had posted videos in support of 'Shahid Afridi Foundation' which was raising funds for the underprivileged affected by COVID-19 pandemic.

PCB appoints Nadeem Khan as Director High Performance after Mudassar Nazar’s resignation from post
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PCB appoints Nadeem Khan as Director High Performance after Mudassar Nazar’s resignation from post

The Pakistan Cricket Board appointed former Test left-arm spinner Nadeem Khan as its new Director High Performance to replace former all-rounder Mudassar Nazar, who has resigned from the post.

Wasim Akram hits out at Aamer Sohail on World Cup losses jibe, says 'people use my name to promote themselves'
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Wasim Akram hits out at Aamer Sohail on World Cup losses jibe, says 'people use my name to promote themselves'

Wasim said even he could say a lot of negative things about others but refrained from doing so.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Shane Warne suggests using weighted balls to help pacers generate swing without risking health
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Shane Warne suggests using weighted balls to help pacers generate swing without risking health

Shane Warne said compared to the bat, the ball used in cricket has not really evolved over the years.

Former Pakistan seamer Mohammad Asif feels PCB gave everyone involved in spot-fixing scandal second chance except him
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Former Pakistan seamer Mohammad Asif feels PCB gave everyone involved in spot-fixing scandal second chance except him

Mohammad Asif said, '"I proved myself not just once but repeatedly. I got the same batsmen out more than once, and it's not like I bowled one fluke great delivery and never did it again.'

I was certain of doing well in IPL 2020, says KKR's Kuldeep Yadav; lauds Gautam Gambhir, Wasim Akram roles in early years
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I was certain of doing well in IPL 2020, says KKR's Kuldeep Yadav; lauds Gautam Gambhir, Wasim Akram roles in early years

Kuldeep said that Gambhir, who led KKR to two IPL titles in 2012 and 2014, gave him confidence by assuring him of a place in the team.