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  • Pakistan team's skill levels are unbelievable, says coach Arthur

    SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has arrived back in England saying that while he may have learnt from his time in charge of Australia it will not alter his fundamental approach to the job...

    Now his major challenge is to get the best out of a talented Pakistan that includes Mohammad Amir, with the left-arm paceman set to return at Lord's next month for his first Test since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal on the ground which led...

  • 2nd T20: Pakistan pull off unbelievable win to take series

    COLOMBO: Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday...

    Pakistan recovered from 40-5 in the eighth over to surpass Sri Lanka's challenging 172-7 with four balls to spare with Imad Wasim striking the winning six off left-arm seamer Binura Fernando...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • CDA on an unbelievable mission

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) chairman, Maroof Afzal, is in a hurry to cleanse the civic body of wrongdoers, but his order that all inquiries against officers so accused must conclude in 15 days met only disbelief in the CDA bureaucracy...

    “Even the files relevant to years-old inquiries cannot be collected in 15 days - if they could at all be traced in the big and really seedy cases,” said a CDA official commenting...
  • Pakistan rich in boxing talent: Amir

    LAHORE: Renowned boxer Amir Khan says Pakistan is rich in boxing talent which can be groomed under a long-term plan...

    “I can see a lot of talented boxers in Pakistan; they have the necessary potential to gain international prominence if modern facilities are provided to them to polish their skills,” Great Britain’s Amir said while talking to media after arriving here on a brief visit along with his wife and daughter...

  • Pakistan must focus on developing cricket talent: Ian Pont

    If there was ever a poll on what the most overused word in Pakistan was, talent would undoubtedly come up trumps...

    But the failure to develop this ‘talent’ fully is the biggest reason why Pakistan has fallen off the charts in international cricket, pace bowling coach Ian Pont says...

  • COMMENT: Victories, emerging talent show Pakistan cricket is in good hands

    Pakistan’s resounding victory in all the three formats against Sri Lanka on the Islanders’ own turf was an outstanding achievement by all counts...

    It not only helped Pakistan to emerge as a leading cricketing force once again on the world map, the brilliant show of some half a dozen newcomers clearly dispelled the notion that there is any dearth of talent in the country...

  • Amir is an extraordinary talent: Pakistan chief selector

    Pakistan chief selector Haroon Rasheed on Thursday backed the embattled Mohammad Amir, saying “there is always a difference between normal and extraordinary players”...

    Rasheed's endorsement of Amir is a clear sign the 23-year-old pacer will be included in the Pakistan team for its upcoming series against New Zealand...

  • Misbah urges Pakistan to send talent to play in Australia

    Captain Misbah-ul-Haq says Pakistan will not end their touring misery in Australia until they can adapt to the unique playing conditions Down Under...

    Pakistan succumbed to a 220-run defeat to Steve Smith's Australians in the third Sydney Test on Saturday to lose their last four series in Australia 3-0...

  • Pakistan have ability, talent to bounce back in NZ series: Sallu

    KARACHI: Former chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu on Thursday backed Pakistan to bounce back in the on-going ODI series against New Zealand despite being 0-2 down and said that the brilliant comeback of Sarfraz Ahmed’s men in the Champions Trophy last year is proof enough that the team has the ability and talent to surprise the opposition...

    ”Also read: Sarfraz should not use 'tough conditions' excuse after New Zealand defeat —...

  • No shortage of women's cricket talent in Pakistan: Mark Coles

    Pakistan women's cricket team coach Mark Coles has said there is no dearth of talent in the country and that with the right coaching, new prospects can be groomed and the ranking of the team improved...

    Shahid Aslam, a senior official of the team, also informed the media that Pakistan Cricket Board was introducing a five-year plan to promote women's cricket nationwide...

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