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Legends League Cricket 2022: Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, To Play For India Maharajas

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

India Maharajas also include the likes of Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan. The second team called the Asia Lions will have former Pakistan and Sri Lankan legends while the third team will see players from rest of the world.

Relief For Shoaib Akhtar: PTV Withdraws Legal Notice Against Pakistan Legend

Nov 26, 2021 PTI

PTV had sent a notice to former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar to pay 10 million rupees and three months salary as damages for breaching a contract with them.


Shoaib Akhtar Says His 'Running Days Are Over', Heads For 'Total Knee Replacement'

The Rawalpindi Express underwent a reconstruction knee surgery in Melbourne two years ago. Akhtar, who retired in 2011, often suffered injuries during his mercurial career.

Former Cricketers Question Team India's Tactics In T20 World Cup

Nov 01, 2021 PTI

India suffered two humiliating defeats against Pakistan and New Zealand in the T20 World Cup at Dubai.


Sania Mirza's Son's Birthday Party Celebrated By Pakistan Cricket Stars

Although the India vs Pakistan cricketing battles have always been intense on the field, but off-field, players of both nations share a great camaraderie among themselves.

27 October, 2021

Why Pakistan Cricket Team Is Flying High In T20 World Cup 2021 - Three Reasons Explained

Priya Nagi

The Pakistan national cricket team have won both the Super-12 T20 World Cup 2021 group matches emphatically. Here's explaining what's working for Babar Azam's team in UAE.


26 May, 2021

Shoaib Akhtar Urges Mohammad Amir To Be Mature And Make Comeback For Pakistan

PTI

Having already retired from Tests, Mohammad Amir quit international cricket last month alleging mental torture by the Pakistan Cricket Board


01 January, 2021

'Smartest Fast Bowler' Jasprit Bumrah Has Mastered The Art Pakistanis Used To Have Once: Shoaib Akhtar

PTI

Shoaib Akhtar is enamoured by Jasprit Bumrah's skill-sets and his ability to outwit a batsman in a mere "five seconds" from an ungainly run-up which isn't exactly a critic's delight


30 December, 2020

AUS Vs IND: India Stuffed Australia In A Sack And Thrashed Them - Shoaib Akhtar Roasts Aussies - WATCH

PTI

After hitting the nadir with 36 all out in Adelaide, the Indian team bounced back magnificently to level the series, beating Australia by eight wickets in the second Test in Melbourne


28 December, 2020

'It's An IPL Team,' Shoaib Akhtar Taunts ICC's Teams Of Decade For Ignoring Pak Cricketers

Outlook Web Bureau

In a dig at the ICC, Akhtar said it seems ICC has forgotten that Pakistan also plays cricket internationally


18 November, 2020

Tour Of Australia: Shoaib Akhtar Reveals Rohit Sharma's 'Best Chance' To Take India Captaincy From Virat Kohli

PTI

Calls have been growing for split captaincy in the Indian team between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma since the latter Mumbai Indians to a fifth IPL title


10 September, 2020

PCB In Touch With Shoaib Akhtar For Chief Selector's Post, Player Says 'Discussions On'

PTI

The PCB has plans to removed head coach Misbah ul Haq from the chief selector's position and Shoaib Akhtar is being considered for the role


03 September, 2020

Criticised For Praising Virat Kohli And Other Indian Cricketers, Shoaib Akhtar Hits Back At Pakistani Fans

Outlook Web Bureau

Hailing Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma performance for India, former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar has slammed fans


08 August, 2020

MS Dhoni Kept On Hitting, 'I Got 'Frustrated': Shoaib Akhtar Admits Bowling Beamer Intentionally

Outlook Web Bureau

During the 2006 Faisalabad Test between India and Pakistan, MS Dhoni hit 148 off 153 balls to frustrate Pakistan bowlers, including Shoaib Akhtar


12 July, 2020

Coronavirus-infected Amitabh Bachchan Admitted To Hospital, Shoaib Akhtar 'Prays' For Speedy Recovery

Outlook Web Bureau

Minutes after Amitabh Bachchan confirmed that he has tested positive for coronavirus, Shoaib Akhtar wished the Bollywood icon speedy recovery with a special message


28 June, 2020

Coronavirus Test: Mohammad Hafeez Should Have Confronted PCB, Says Shoaib Akhtar

Outlook Web Bureau

A day after PCB announced that 10 cricketers, including Mohammad Hafeez, had tested positive for COVID-19, the former Pakistan captain shared a report claiming he has tested negative


22 June, 2020

Frightening Stuff: Liam Plunkett Recalls Shoaib Akhtar Threat On England Test Debut

IANS

Despite being teammates at Durham in County Cricket, Shoiab Akhtar reportedly sent across a threat to Liam Plunkett during a Test match


04 June, 2020

Pakistan's Investigative Agency Summons Shoiab Akhtar For 'Cyber Stalking'

PTI

The accusation was made against Shoaib Akhtar by PCB legal adviser Taffazul Rizvi in a complaint filed with the Federal Investigation Agency last week


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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