No particular Australia player on target: Shoaib Malik

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6,437 total views, 1 views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has said that they were ready for the challenge in the one day series against Australia. He however added that no particular Australia player was considered a threat. “One or two players can change the course of the game in a Twenty20 game however in an ODI match, a number of players have to chip in. The bowling unit has to be on top of its game to dislodge the opposition batsmen”, Shoaib Malik said on the eve…

Players are not machines: Arthur

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5,615 total views, 3 views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: The head coach of Pakistan Cricket team, Mickey Arthur has defended the decision to rest a few seasoned Pakistan players during the 5-match ODI series against Australia, starting from March 22nd. “We have been on the road since the second week of September and players are not machines. It will be good to rest them instead of increasing the risk of injuries before the World Cup”, Mickey Arthur “Our (Pakistan’s) World Cup squad is more or less settled however just a final…

FICA expresses grief over Christchurch tragedy

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3,338 total views, 3 views today Muhammad Asif Khan Karachi: Along with the entire world, the Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) has also condemned and expressed grief over deadly incidents at two mosques in New Zealand’s city of Christchurch this morning. “FICA, on behalf of its members and cricketers around the world, sends its prayers and sympathies to the people of Christchurch following today’s horrendous attacks”, FICA said “The global cricket community was shocked to hear that the Bangladesh cricket team was so close to the incident. The FICA has been…

Priceless experience for USA bowlers

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4,117 total views, no views today Muhammad Asif Khan SHARJAH: The United States cricket team, in the UAE, got a great opportunity to rub shoulders with one of the top international outfits, Australia, when their bowlers rolled their arms to Australia batsmen at practice nets in Sharjah. The official Facebook page of the USA team shared photos of their bowling unit which went to Sharjah on the invitation of the Australian Cricket Team. On the occasion, the USA bowlers also talked with the Australian team management. The USA cricket team are…

Maq calls for support for St. Maarten

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5,054 total views, no views today BOCA RATON/USA: Chairman of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi is calling on authorities in the Caribbean to come on board and support the initiative of former West Indies fast bowler Adam Sanford to have cricket played in St. Maarten, under the Cricket 4 Life banner. Sanford who is still active in terms of playing the game has taken on the huge responsibility of hosting a T20 tournament called ‘Cricket 4 Life’ with the backing of Qureshi and CCUSA. This tournament takes place at the…