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Hafeez confident of clearing action LAHORE: Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez says he is confident of resurrecting his career with a remodelled bowling action five months after it was declared illegal.Spinner Hafeez's action was reported as suspect during the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in November and confirmed as illegal by biomechanical analysis in England.He now faces a crucial official test on his bowling in Chennai, India on Thursday, and at age 34 he has limited further chances for rehabilitation.But Hafeez said he is not worried by the Chennai test."I have worked on my action for the last five months and I am confident that I will clear the test," he told reporters Tuesday.Under International Cricket Council rules bowlers are permitted to straighten their arm up to 15 degrees in their action. This has been established as the point at which any straightening becomes visible to the naked eye.Hafeez's action went close ...

Sohaib Maqsood out of Bangladesh tour with injured hand Mumbai: Pakistan batsman Sohaib Maqsood will miss this month's limited over series in Bangladesh with a hand injury, the country's cricket board said on Tuesday.The right-handed middle-order batsman, who is not part of the test squad, has a fracture in his upper left-arm and has been replaced by Saad Nasim for the one-day internationals, the Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement.The 24-year-old Nasim has played three Twenty20 internationals for Pakistan but is yet to ...
Sarfraz happy for Sarfraz Ahmed ISLAMABAD: Former Test Cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz while praising Sarfraz Ahmed for being made the vice captain said the wicket-keeper suits best at this position.Talking to APP, Sarfraz said at this crucial time Azhar Ali is the right and best choice to lead the team.Sarfraz said it is good, the Cricket board has given wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz, the responsibility of vice-captain."Sarfraz will be groomed as VC and then he can replace the captian in future when the ...
Ajmal says ban was torture KARACHI: Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been recalled to the national side as he describes his eight-month suspension for an illegal bowling action as torture. The 37-year-old was suspended from all international cricket after a biomechanical analysis showed his action transgressed beyond the 15-degree tolerance limit allowed by the International Cricket Council. "It was torture living without cricket," Ajmal told AFP from his hometown Faisalabad via telephone. "I have endured eight months of pain and ...
Bangladesh favorite against Pakistan Bangladeshi Tigers are confident to beat Pakistan in an upcoming series commencing from April 15. Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan believes his side deserves to be favourites in the ODI series against Pakistan later this month, and said it’s their best chance to beat the side on home soil.Hasan who is currently in India to play the Indian Premiere League (IPL) said, “I think we should be starting as favourites to win the ODI series ...
PCB announces final squad for Bangladesh tour The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the national cricket squad for an upcoming Bangladesh tour. PCB newly elected chief selector Haroon Rashid, in presence of media announced the final Pakistani squad for Bangladesh tour starting from April 17. The ODI squad will be led by Azhar Ali who has replaced Misbah-ul-Haq while Sarfaraz Ahmed will be the vice captain in all three formats. ODI squad includes Sarfraz Ahmed, Muhammad Hafeez, Fawad Alam, Asad Shafiq, ...
Fawad Alam, Junaid Khan, Saeed Ajmal ready to make a comeback Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday gives green signal to Bangladesh tour. The Pakistan cricket team will reach Bangladesh for an upcoming series on April 13. Selection committee has completed its consultation process and is likely to announce the final squad later this evening.The series will start on April 17, where first One Day International will be played in Mirpur. The One Day matches will be followed by the only T20 match of the series ...


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