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Greats demand change after Harare defeat


Former Pakistan cricket greats and fans demanded a new national team captain and coach today after an embarrassing defeat against minnows Zimbabwe in the Harare Test.
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Greats from India, Pakistan could be play in Windies event

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Karachi: The sporting ties between India and Pakistan may have been hit by border tensions but come November, retired cricket greats from both the countries will be seen in action in a World Masters

Pakistan players are mentally disturbed: Akhtar


Karachi: Continuing his attack on the country's cricket set-up, Pakistan's former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has described most of the members in the national team as "mentally disturbed".
"Most of th

Akhtar ready to become Pak’s next bowling coach


Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said he is ready to serve as the bowling coach of the national cricket team, provided the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) agrees.

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Akhtar wants to become Pak next bowling coach


Controversial former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar threw his hat into the ring on Friday to become Pakistan's next bowling coach.

Shoaib suggests PCB not to invite foreign teams to Pak


Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has ruffled feathers in the Pakistan Cricket Board and in government circles by suggesting that the PCB should avoid inviting foreign teams to the country because of the security situation here.

Brett Lee was a fierce competitor: Shoaib Akhtar


Pakistan express fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar Saturday paid tribute to pace rival Brett Lee who has announced his retirement from international cricket, saying the Australian was a fierce competitor. The 35-year-old Lee said Friday he was quitting, ending a glorious career that was marred by injury problems.

T20 affected technique of Pak players: Shoaib Akhtar


Former Pakistan speedstar Shoaib Akhtar believes Twenty20 cricket has caused immense damage to Pakistani cricketers affecting their techniques and also posing fitness issues for players.

"I think T20

Shoaib Akhtar escapes unhurt in car accident

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar escaped unhurt after his car rammed into the barricades near the Prime Minister Secretariat here Sunday.

Akhtar was returning home from a five-star hotel whe

Aamir deserves a second chance: Akhtar


Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has urged the ICC to reduce the five-year ban on teen fast bowler Muhammad Aamir for involvement in spot-fixing as he feels the youngster deserves a second chance.

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