February 14, 2006

We need some replacements

by — Kashif Aziz

It seems that Shahid Afridi is going to miss the remaining one day internationals due to pain in ribs which caused vomiting bouts.

The News reports that cricket analysts and experts expressed surprise over the decision of the team management to send Afridi in to open the innings when this job was being done pretty successfully by Kamran Akmal and Salman Butt in previous games.

“Why send in Afridi, Akmal in the top three positions and demote the in-form Shoaib Malik from his number three spot when the ball was clearly moving around a bit in the first few overs this morning,” one of them questioned. “While experimenting is fine but there was no need for this today specially when knowing that Afridi was not feeling well,” one source said.

Abdur Razzak to achieve ODI Double

by — Kashif Aziz

Abdul Razzaq is only the fifth player to achieve the double of 4000 runs and 200 wickets in ODIs. The table below gives the entire list:

Abdur Razzak achieves his ODI double


Source: CricInfo

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