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Exclusive Interviews

Exclusive Interviews

"PCB cannot be blamed for illegal bowling actions in Pakistan" : Mohammad Akram

A veteran of 32 International games, the forty-one year old Mohammad Akram recently resigned from his position as head coach of Pakistan's National Cricket Academy (NCA). In a tenure lasting almost fourteen months, Akram had first-hand experience of guiding Pakistan's top cricketing prospects and in an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, he spoke about his achievements at the NCA, his take ... Read More

"The key for Ajmal is for his new action to hold up under pressure" : Dr Paul Hurrion

Dr Paul Hurrion specializes in biomechanical analysis where he uses high-speed cameras, force platforms and computers and is a leading biomechanist contracted to UK Athletics, International Cricket Council (ICC), England Cricket Board, and British Diving. Read More

"England can expect a tough series against Pakistan" : Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart began his career with England as a specialist opening batsman in 1989 and took over the England captaincy from Mike Atherton in 1998 and promptly led the side to its first major Test series win for 12 years, against South Africa. He retired from cricket in 2003 after representing England in 303 matches, scoring 8463 Test and 4677 ... Read More

"I’d love to get the wicket of Joe Root" : Mohammad Asghar

With just two First Class games to his name for National Bank of Pakistan, Mohammad Asghar has been fast-tracked into the Pakistan A Squad that will play against the visiting England team in the UAE. In an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, the teenage spin bowler spoke about his interest in spin bowling and development of his career, his feelings ... Read More

"The signs are there that the PSL will be a very successful tournament" : Grant Elliott

Grant Elliott was a key performer for New Zealand in the 2015 World Cup contributing with fifties in the Semi Final and Final. He played an instrumental role in the side reaching their first ever World Cup Final with an unbeaten knock of 84 off 73 to lead the side to an unlikely victory after being set 298 in a ... Read More

"I have a lot of hard work ahead of me before I'm ready for international cricket" : Mohammad Amir

Up until August 2010 when the world of cricket was shocked by his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal, the then eighteen year old Mohammad Amir was regarded as one of the world's top bowling talents and was tipped to become the rightful heir to the left-arm greatness of Wasim Akram. He and two other Pakistan players - Mohammad Asif and ... Read More

"I feel that my best is yet to come" : Yasir Shah

A late bloomer on the international scene, Yasir Shah has wasted no time in establishing himself as Pakistan's main spin weapon especially with the decline in form of Pakistan's other trusted spinner Saeed Ajmal. At the age of twenty-eight, Yasir made his Test debut against the much fancied Australians in the UAE in 2014 and immediately announced his arrival with ... Read More

"I am very interested in playing in the PSL" : Chamara Kapugedera

An aggressive right-handed batsman, Chamara Kapugedera was part of the Sri Lanka squad for the ill-fated tour of Pakistan in 2009. Unearthed by the selectors from Sri Lanka's Under-19 set-up, Kapugadera has so far played eight Test matches for his country but his forte appears to be the shorter format of the game where he has represented his country in ... Read More

Mohammad Asif targets return to international cricket against England

Regarded as a magician with the ball, Mohammad Asif alongside Mohammad Amir formed a formidable new ball partnership which frequently laid waste to the top batting line-ups of the world. In August 2010, this association and the careers of Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and Salman Butt came to an abrupt stop as news of the spot fixing scandal hit the ... Read More

"Four or five Pakistan players don't want to play alongside Asif, Amir and Butt" : Tanvir Ahmed

Tanvir Ahmed arrived on the international scene when he was pulled from relative obscurity to represent Pakistan in the Test series against South Africa in 2010. He surprised many by taking a remarkable six wickets in the first innings of his debut Test including the prize scalps of South African captain Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla. He went on to ... Read More

"As captain I want to impose an attacking brand of cricket" : Azhar Ali

Considered by many suitable for just Test cricket, Azhar Ali's appointment as Pakistan ODI captain in March of this year surprised many fans and experts alike. However, to his immense credit, Azhar has led the team from the front taking his team to two ODI series victories so far. In the process he also became the quickest Asian and Pakistani ... Read More

"I will always have the desire and passion to play for my country" : Kamran Akmal

Kamran Akmal's recent excellent batting form was a key factor in Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel's triumph in the 2015 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) as they lifted the title for the first time in the history of that competition. Despite a decent domestic record, sound match winning performances at the CPL and after having played 261 international ... Read More

"It is heart-breaking to still be out of the team after making so many comebacks" : Fawad Alam

Known for his dogged determination at the batting crease and his distinctive batting style, twenty-nine year old Fawad Alam, made his ODI debut for Pakistan in May 2007. Despite having played a total of 3 Test matches with a highest score of 168 and 38 ODIs in which he has scored 966 runs with a highest total of 114, Fawad ... Read More

"We would love to play against Pakistan or India at the World T20" : Sultan Ahmed

Captain of the Oman team which recently became the lowest ranked team to qualify for the 2016 World T20 tournament, the Pakistan born Sultan Ahmed can rightly be proud of his team's achievement. The thirty-eight year old wicket-keeper batsman has been an inspirational figure in his team's success and in an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net spoke about his team's monumental ... Read More

"There was no agreement in place to play a tri-series in Zimbabwe" : Shahryar Khan

A seasoned former diplomat and the current Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Shahryar Khan has fast established a reputation for sound leadership and also undertaken some bold steps to ensure that international cricket makes a return to Pakistan. In this regards, the recently concluded tour by the Zimbabwe team has earned him plaudits from friends and foes alike. ... Read More

"Pakistan's pace bowling talent will never stop" : Wasim Akram

Known to many as the "Sultan of Swing", Wasim Akram's name will be remembered for generations to come as one of the greatest fast-bowlers of all time. A genuine left arm fast bowler who could bowl with significant pace, Wasim Akram's outstanding record of 414 Test and 502 ODI wickets, along with his bowling partnership with the current Head Coach ... Read More

"My fitness is not an issue" : Sadaf Hussain

One of Pakistan's most talked about young fast-bowlers, Sadaf Hussain is yet to make an international appearance. With 247 First-Class wickets in 51 matches including 20 five wicket hauls and ten 10 wicket hauls to his name, the continued absence of the twenty-five year old Sadaf from even the Pakistan "A" team seems to defy logic. In an exclusive ... Read More

"Saeed Ajmal remains on the selector's radar" : Haroon Rasheed

Haroon Rasheed was appointed as Chief Selector in March 2015 and has already overseen the selection of the victorious Test squad for the tour of Sri Lanka. A former batsman with thirty five international appearances to his name, Rasheed spoke exclusively with PakPassion.net about the issues related to the choice of the 16 man squad for the ODI series against ... Read More

"All I need is one good spell to turn things around" : Bilawal Bhatti

Regarded as a prime contender for the crucial all-rounder slot in the Pakistan team, Bilawal Bhatti currently finds himself excluded from selection for the national ODI team. Since his debut for Pakistan in a T20I game against South Africa in 2013, Bhatti has represented Pakistan in all three formats with varying degrees of success. He has picked up six wickets ... Read More

"Pakistan cricket is Rock and Roll" : David Lloyd

Renowned for excellent analytical insight and his sharp wit, former Lancashire and England cricketer, coach and current television commentator David Lloyd is also a keen observer of Pakistan cricket. In an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net Lloyd spoke on a variety of topics including his impressions of playing against Imran Khan, his take on Wasim Akram and Younis Khan as ... Read More