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More Innovations in Cricket – This Time it’s ‘Pro Batter’

April 26, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Mohammad Hafeez doing batting practice with "Pro Batter" at ICC Global Cricket Academy, Dubai. Pro Batter is a bowling-machine which gives you luxury to select animation/video of a certain bowler with his natural bowling speed, style and variations.
Mohammad Hafeez doing batting practice with “Pro Batter” at ICC Global Cricket Academy, Dubai.

Pro Batter is a bowling-machine which gives you luxury to select animation/video of a certain bowler with his natural bowling speed, style and variations.

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Riaz working on new-ball skills

March 6, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Wahab Riaz, the Pakistan fast bowler, has said he needs to work on mastering the ability to bowl with the new ball. He rued being only a fringe player in the England series but said he was working hard win to back his place.

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BCB ‘satisfied’ with Pakistan security arrangements

March 6, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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The Bangladesh delegation sent to inspect security arrangements in Pakistan is “satisfied” with the infrastructure and BCB president Mustafa Kamal has said he is keen to send the Bangladesh team on a tour of Pakistan. Now, both boards are seeking consent from the ICC to go ahead with the tour that is proposed for April this year.

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Pakistan awaits Whatmore’s miracle

March 5, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Pakistan hopes new cricket coach, Australia’s Dav Whatmore, can find a magic formula to transform the country’s talented players into a team that enjoys sustained, match-winning success.

The team’s peaks and troughs are infamous. Last month’s Test whitewash of England was followed by a flop in the limited overs series, losing 4-0 in the one-day games and 2-1 in the Twenty20s.

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Not a revenge match: Shahid Afridi puts upcoming clash with India into perspective

March 4, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Hard-hitting Pakistani batsman, Shahid Afridi, has insisted that revenge is not his team’s priority in the upcoming clash with India in the 5th match of the Asia Cup.

Every match between the historic rivals has caused frenzy in the media and among fans, with added pressure on both sides to outshine the other. However, Afridi feels a match with India is akin to a match with any other side.

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Junaid Khan out of Asia Cup

March 3, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Junaid Khan, the Pakistan fast bowler, who sustained a knee injury during the recently-concluded England series, will not be available for the Asia Cup when the new selection committee chaired by Iqbal Qasim sits tomorrow to pick the squad. PCB sources have indicated that Junaid is likely to be out of action for three weeks.

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Iqbal Qasim named Pakistan chief selector

March 3, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Mohammad Ilyas has stepped down as Pakistan’s interim chief selector, while Iqbal Qasim has been appointed to the post of chief selector.

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Amir not to challenge ICC ban in CAS

March 3, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Disgraced Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir will not challenge the five-year ban imposed on him by the ICC for his role in spot-fixing.

Amir has informed the ICC through his lawyer Sajida Malik in writing about his intent not to pursue the appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports.

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Whatmore to take over as Pakistan coach

March 3, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore, who guided Sri Lanka to World Cup glory, arrived here to sign a contract to become Pakistan’s new coach, an official said on Friday.

The 57-year-old Whatmore, who played seven Tests and one limited-overs international for Australia, coached Sri Lanka to the World Cup title in 1996 and also helped Bangladesh reach the second round in the 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean.

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Mohammad Amir returns to Pakistan

February 26, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Mohammad Amir, the Pakistan fast bowler, has returned home nearly a month after being released from jail in Dorset, where he had served half of a six-month sentence for his part in a spot-fixing scam.

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