PCB sacked Arthur one month after Pakistan failed to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, while Sarfaraz was removed as captain of all three formats
Rahul Dravid was India's go-to man whenever the Indian team lost early wickets, says Rashid Latif
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Controversy could have played a part in Shoaib's pullout. The Pakistan team management for the last two years has been weak. One cannot be strict and lax at the same time.
Shoaib tried all through to get his outswinger going but could not summon it. Sami was nowhere his best and suffered from a fault in his bowling action. How we wanted Umar Gul to be available in the final Test!
The skipper might have been influenced by the fact there was grass on the pitch and that it couldn't have been rolled out well. It implied a pitch of variable bounce on the fourth and fifth day, given the hot conditions. The Indians didn't reckon the
The Pakistan camp of today isn't like the Indian unit where a Sehwag or a Yuvraj are given a free hand to showcase their talent. No wonder, there is a feeling the unit appears shackled
Their tough, uncompromising cricket turned the tide in the final two games at Lahore and squeezed Pakistan out of the contest
'They did it in the NatWest Series, in the Adelaide Test Down Under and now they have taken the series down to the wire. Pakistan is still to learn this art'
'As the matches become regular and the players feel less pressure, Pakistan tends to dominate, like in Sharjah, in the context of the two teams'
'I was sitting in the stands and watching Tendulkar unfold his genius. Time and again I thought, has there been a better batsman I have watched in my life? I couldn't think of anyone, not even Viv Richards'
'Pakistan reckoned their fast bowlers would be able to take early wickets and dent the famed Indian batting. They were also proved right on hindsight, they now know the team would be able to chase any target against a weak Indian bowling attack'
Captains come under pressure when they are failing and men around them are performing well. So is the case with Inzamam and Ganguly. I hope they don't make the mistake most captains do under pressure -- ask the rest of the guys to step up their perfo
'The way they (Indian batsmen) played in Australia it was apparent they knew what the ball would do,' says the former Pakistani skipper
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra outside her bungalow at Chharabra near Shimla.PTI Photo
Congress President Soniya Gandhi enjoys the pleasant weather outside the bungalow at Chharabra in Shimla.PTI Photo
Waterlogged railway tracks due to heavy rain, near Tikiapara Railway Station in Howrah district.PTI Photo
Students attend a class at a school that reopened after ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Sangli.PTI Photo
Hindu devotees perform rituals for their ancestors on the first day of 'Pitru Paksha' at Sangam in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
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