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  • Pakistan's cricket team is in good shape, says Intikhab Alam

    Pakistan's cricket team manager, Intikhab Alam, said on Thursday the team is in good shape ahead of the four-Test series against England, slated to start in July...

    "The ongoing camp is a golden chance for the team to get used to the English conditions," said Alam, while speaking to DawnNews from Hampshire...

  • Yasir fit but Pakistan have ‘secret’ plan for 2nd Test: Alam

    Pakistan manager Initkhab Alam has declared Yasir Shah fit to bowl but said his team could throw in a surprise inclusion for the second Test to thwart England's plans...

    Pakistan's bowling attack has looked toothless without the services of legspinner Yasir, and were made to toil hard in the field by England captain Alastair Cook, who scored his third double century to take his side beyond the hosts' first innings total of 523...

  • Intikhab Alam returns as Pakistan manager

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced the return of 73-year-old Intikhab Alam as the manager of the country's cricket team...

    Alam was on the edge of losing his post of director domestic cricket after the PCB decided to abolish this designation along with the position of director international cricket...

  • Pakistan discard Fawad Alam switches over to SSGC

    KARACHI: Fawad Alam, the discarded Pakistan left-hander, is the prized recruit in the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) line-up for the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship that gets underway next Saturday...

    Former national team skipper Shoaib Malik has been retained as captain with another Pakistan reject Umar Amin being the vice-captain...

  • Fawad Alam needs to 'hit more boundaries' to get picked, says Mickey Arthur

    Pakistan cricket coach Mickey Arthur on Thursday said that Fawad Alam needed to play aggressively to be noticed by the selectors...

    Also read: ‘I am used to this treatment’, Fawad Alam laments after being ignored yet againHowever, he said, that the discarded player, who averages 40 in one-day internationals, needs to keep scoring runs and "hit more boundaries" in order to be selected...

  • Sarfraz hopeful for Fawad Alam's comeback

    Pakistan Cricket Team Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has expressed hope for Fawad Alam's comeback into international cricket...

    Talking to media in Karachi on Tuesday, the skipper said that Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) selection committee called Alam to the National Cricket Academy and various coaches of the team held meetings with the left-handed batsman...

  • Alam excels in Daud cricket

    KARACHI: Upcoming spinner Alam Khurshid Shah grabbed six wickets to help Metropolitan CC comfortably Late Ismail Jaffer CC by 54 runs in their KCCA Zone-VI Daud Khan Memorial Cricket Tournament fixture at the RLCA UP Ground here the other day...

    Chasing 204 in 35 overs, Late Ismail CC were dismissed for 149 in the 30th over with slow left-armer Alam Khurshid returning brilliant figures of six for 19 runs...

  • ‘SMP militant’ held for killing TV journalist Aftab Alam

    KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a suspected militant of the outlawed Sipah-i-Mohammad Pakistan allegedly involved in the recent killing of a television journalist...

    “He is associated with the Raza Imam group of the banned Sipah-i-Mohammed Pakistan,” said SSP Amir Farooqi of the CTD...

  • Massive reforms needed to revive hockey: Naveed Alam

    ISLAMABAD: Former Olympian Naveed Alam on Wednesday called for strict action against the national hockey team and its management for their embarrassing failure in the recently held Hockey World League (HWL) in Antwerp, Belgium...

    ”“Whosoever from the team, its management and from the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is responsible for the failure should be held accountable if we want to save our national game,” he emphasised...

  • Alam Channa: A tall tale

    According to the Guin­ness Book of World Rec­ords, the tallest living man in the world (between 1982 and 1998), was Pakistan’s Mohammad Alam Channa...

    Born in 1953 in the city of Sehwan (in Pakistan’s Sindh province), Channa is said to have stood 6ft 4 inches by the time he was 18...

  • DTH license auction: Pemra directs chairman Absar Alam to take up LHC verdict in SC

    A meeting of Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) officials on Monday, taking notice of a delay in action against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) move to set aside the direct-to-home (DTH) license auction held last year, directed Pemra Chairman Absar Alam to file an appeal in the apex court against the decision...

    Explore: LHC stays DTH licence bidding processParticipants of the meeting asked Pemra Chairman Absar Alam...

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