Friday, May 17, 2013 09:59 PM
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So Shahid Afridi and Umar Akmal have been left out of the touring party for the UK where Pakistan will first play a couple of ODIs in Scotland and Ireland, and then take part in the final edition of the ICC Champions Trophy.
That is going to be one action packed UK summer for Pakistan's
He missed a few matches for SNGPL in October-November due to his brother's wedding without notifying the team management that included Misbah, Hafeez, and coach Basit Ali, and that resulted in his exclusion from the domestic team.
That's one story doing the rounds.
He had a
And then it makes one wonder why India doesn't legalize betting.
The other day I wrote about how IPL matches create so much excitement. There are
That is the estimated amount according to some people that goes around in bets placed on matches in the IPL.
Majority of the Pakistani fans are not following the IPL. Most of them feel that the Pakistani players have been hard done by the BCCI and the franchises and hence it is the fans duty to boycott the league altogether.
Some of them genuinely are not interested in cricket that doesn't involve
While Afridi was at his peak bowling form during 2010 and 2011, I thought this was inevitable. I was sure that he would be playing till the 2015 World Cup.
Officially he would be only 35 by the time the next World Cup is played in Australia and New Zealand, the venue where Pakistan
Ijaz Butt's term as PCB chairman will probably be remembered as the worst phase of cricket in Pakistan ever.
I don't know of any other Chairman, under whom the cricket team, went through so many scandals. Nor do I know any other Chairman who gave out so many absurd statements to the
It was a no brainer then that the
The plans to visit the UK this summer were made a couple of months ago. It was planned as a leisure trip more than anything else before the realization dawned that the last edition of the Champions Trophy is also being played in the UK this summer.
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