‘It’s cricket not war’: Pakistan star Haris Rauf’s explosive statement ahead of Cricket World Cup 2023

Haris Rauf in action for the Pakistan cricket team during the 2023 Asia Cup© AFP Pakistan cricket team fast bowler Haris Rauf gave an explosive reply to a reporter when asked about the supposed lack of aggression among the Pakistan cricketers during the Asia Cup 2023 matches against India. Pakistan were comprehensively defeated by India … Read more

Cricket World Cup 2023: No visa for Pakistan yet, PCB writes to ICC – Report

Pakistan cricket team in action during Asia Cup 2023© AFP The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday raised serious concerns with the ICC over the delay in the national team’s trip to India for the Cricket World Cup due to visa issues, claiming the anxious wait has already affected its preparation for the 50-over showpiece. The … Read more

PCB reviews Asia Cup 2023 performance ahead of Cricket World Cup 2023 Squad announcement

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday held a review meeting of their dismal Asia Cup show in the wake of their World Cup squad announcement. All teams must finalize their 15-man squads for the cricket showpiece by the September 28 deadline, with any substitutions after that date requiring the approval of the ICC. “The philosophy … Read more

Shaheen Afridi sources ‘Rift Rumours’ with Babar Azam with ‘Family’ picture. Post Viral

That Babar AzamThe leading Pakistan cricket team, one of the pre-Asia Cup favourites, could not live up to its reputation and was knocked out of the Super 4 stage. The Pakistan team was tied back by injuries to Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah also. Although they fought till the end, Pakistan could not get over … Read more

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 2 wickets to reach the Asia Cup final

Asia Cup 2023: Sri Lanka will now face India in the final© AFP Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets via the DLS method in a super four match to book their place in the final of the Asia Cup in Colombo on Thursday. Mohammad Rizwan (86 not out) and Iftikhar Ahmed (47) put on … Read more

From PoK to Asia Cup 2023, Zaman Khan makes ODI debut with Lasith Malinga-like action

The endless chain of fast bowlers that Pakistan has produced over the years has been the envy of other cricketing nations. Zaman Khan is the latest to join the illustrious line. But there is a slight difference in Zaman. Perhaps he is the first swing fast bowler a la Lasith Malinga to play for Pakistan … Read more

Anand Mahindra terms Virat Kohli’s last-ball six vs Pakistan ‘Surgical Strike’, calls him ‘Doctor’

The India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 clash featured many memorable performances from Rohit Sharma-led page. However, three players stood out – Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav. While Kohli and Rahul hit centuries, Kuldeep picked a five-wicket haul in the Super 4 match that ended on the reserve day due to rain. Both … Read more

‘On another level’: Former Pakistan captain’s high praise for India star

Asia Cup: Salman Butt said Jasprit Bumrah has “looked at another level”.© AFP Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt feel that the Indian cricket team has ticked all the boxes for Rohit Sharma-led side qualified for the Asia Cup 2023 final. With two wins in two days, against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Butt feels India have … Read more

Asia Cup 2023: Pakistan makes major changes to playing XI against Sri Lanka

Pakistan bowling coach Morne Morkel on Wednesday said injuries to their leading quicks are a major blow ahead of a must-win Asia Cup match, but a “fantastic opportunity” for up-and-coming talent. Naseem Shah has been ruled out of the team’s final Super Four match — effectively the semi-final — against Sri Lanka in Colombo on … Read more

India vs Pakistan: Updated Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 points table after India’s massive win

File photo of the Indian cricket team.© AFP Kuldeep Yadav registered a five-wicket haul while Virat Kohli and KL Rahul smashed unbeaten centuries as India thrashed Pakistan by 228 runs in the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 match in Colombo on Monday. The match, which started on Sunday but was moved to the reserve day … Read more

Former cricketer Mohammad Kaif addresses India’s concerns in the middle order

File photo of Mohammad Kaif© AFP Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif gave his take on the ongoing rivalry between KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan as the Men in Blue continue their preparations for next month’s ODI World Cup. Kishan has enjoyed fine form in the blue jersey, will now compete with KL Rahul who recently … Read more

India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023: Babar Azam and Co. reveals playing XI ahead of Mega Super 4 Clash

India will face Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 stage© AFP The Pakistan cricket team has announced their playing XI for the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 match against India on Sunday. There were no changes to the team that defeated Bangladesh in their first Super 4 match as the Babar Azam-led team … Read more

Virat Kohli plays with puppy during Asia Cup 2023 practice – video wins hearts

Virat Kohli playing with a puppy© X (formerly known as Twitter) The Indian cricket team is gearing up for the Super 4 stage of the Asia Cup 2023 with their first match against Pakistan on Sunday. The group stage between the two traditional rivals was abandoned due to rain, but the Rohit Sharmaled side booked … Read more

“It’s not ideal…”: India vs Pakistan reserve day at Asia Cup 2023 has Bangladesh coach disappointed

File photo of the Bangladesh cricket team© AFP Sri Lanka coach Chris Silverwood and his Bangladesh counterpart Chandika Hathurasingha on Friday expressed displeasure over the unilateral decision to provide a spare day for the Super 4 match between India and Pakistan. Earlier in the day, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced that the Indo-Pak match … Read more