The news of Pakistan’s loss to Sri Lanka in the first Test match of the ongoing series being played in in the UAE shocked many a Pakistan supporter. The manner of the capitulation of the Pakistan batsmen seems to indicate a real issue with the ability to handle pressure situations due to the absence of Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan. However, what it also brought to light was the importance of good spin options in any Test team, as was ably demonstrated by Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
A World Cup winner and a veteran of 52 Tests where he took 185 wickets, Mushtaq Ahmed holds the position of the Head Coach at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore where finding the right kind of specialist spinner for Pakistan to partner Yasir Shah is one of his prime goals, as he explained in an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net.
In an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, the Pakistan batsman spoke about his determination to put in a good performance and turn things around in the upcoming 2nd Test in Dubai.
In an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, Umar Gul discusses the upcoming World XI tour of Pakistan, Umar Akmal's controversial claims of having received verbal abuse from Mickey Arthur, replacements for Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan, his future at the Pakistan Super League and his hopes of a comeback to the Pakistan side.
In an interview for Sky Sports, Sarfaraz Ahmed tells Saj Sadiq why he hopes playing for Yorkshire will encourage more Asians in the region to take up cricket and talks about his dual role of wicketkeeper and captain and why Pakistan must now move on from the Champions Trophy win.
In his latest article for FirstPost Sports, Saj looks at how Sarfraz Ahmed is one of those sportsmen who was destined to be Pakistan's captain from a young age.
In his latest article for FirstPost Sports, Saj discusses how Azhar Ali’s confidence in ODI format will help Pakistan achieve greater things in the future.
In an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, Rumman Raees spoke about his surprise call-up to the Pakistan squad in the midst of the 2017 Champions Trophy and discussed the importance of the youngsters' performances in Pakistan's tournament winning campaign.