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  • Hosting PSL abroad will kill cricket in Pakistan: Azhar Mahmood

    LONDON: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) plans on hosting its Twenty20 league in the United Arab Emirates or Qatar will have a damaging effect on cricket in Pakistan, according to former all-rounder Azhar Mahmood...

    The twice-postponed Pakistan Super League (PSL) was scheduled to be held in the UAE next February but the unavailability of grounds forced the PCB to look to Qatar...

  • PSL will be a game-changer for Pakistan players: Mahmood

    Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has confirmed his interest in being part of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), terming the tournament an exciting prospect with the likes of Chris Gayle and Kevin Pietersen in it...

    Azhar has been playing county cricket in England since he last featured for Pakistan in the 2007 World Cup in West Indies...

  • Pakistan’s women side an example for the men’s team: Azhar Mahmood

    Pakistan’s women cricket team may not be as experienced on the international stage as compared to the more popular men’s side — but their attitude and fighting spirit won many admirers at the recent World Twenty20...

    And now Pakistan's bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has urged the men's team to tap into the same spirit as the women displayed throughout the event...

  • Azhar Mahmood replaces ‘fatigued’ Mushtaq as Pakistan bowling coach

    Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has been included to the Pakistan coaching staff for the Asia Cup and World T20, and is expected to join the national squad in Dhaka on Thursday...

    According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), regular bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed was ‘too fatigued’ and will rejoin the team ahead of the England tour in June this year...

  • Azhar Mahmood adamant Pakistan 'want more' from Amir

    Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood “wants more” from Mohammad Amir, a challenge he believes the pacer will rise to in upcoming Test matches against Ireland and England...

    He was soon earning comparisons with fellow Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Wasim Akram, with Wasim himself declaring Amir a better bowler than he had been at the same age...

  • England's Mahmood strikes as Pakistan slump to 141 all out in 1st ODI

    Saqib Mahmood marked his return to England duty with a one-day international best of 4-42 as the hosts put their Covid-19 problems behind them to dismiss Pakistan for a meagre 141 in Thursday's series opener in Cardiff...

    The 24-year-old Lancashire fast bowler, in just his fifth match at this level and first in nearly a year, took two wickets in three balls in the first over to leave Pakistan reeling after England stand-in captain Ben...

  • Stokes lauds match-winner Mahmood as Pakistan seek to avoid whitewash

    BIRMINGHAM: Stand-in captain Ben Stokes said on Monday Saqib Mahmood’s dynamic impact with the ball for England against Pakistan will make the team’s established stars fear for their places when they return from coronavirus (Covid-19) isolation...

    That left pace bowler Mahmood as one of the more experienced options available to England head coach Chris Silverwood despite owning just four caps...

  • PTI to challenge Election Bill 2017 in court: Shah Mahmood

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday announced its intention to challenge the Election Bill 2017 in court...

    Yesterday, the Senate passed the bill after rejecting a key amendment proposed by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to retain a controversial clause resurrected by retired Gen Pervez Mushar­raf through the Political Parties Order 2002, paving the way for an otherwise ineligible Nawaz Sharif to head his own faction of...

  • Condolence reference for Mahmood Mirza

    LAHORE: Writer and lawyer Mahmood Mirza was an advocate of social change and wanted to bring about a positive change in society, facing socio-economic challenges...

    Safma president Imtiaz Alam said Mahmood Mirza was a straightforward person and wanted to spend most of his time for the cause of social change in society...

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