Shaheen Afridi making progress ahead of planned T20 World Cup comeback

Shaheen Afridi‘s recovery from a knee injury has made encouraging progress, with expectations that he will be fit enough to play for Pakistan at the T20 World Cup in Australia. Afridi is recovering from a ligament injury to his right knee sustained while fielding during the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle in July. … Read more

Asif Afridi suspended for alleged breaches of PCB’s anti-corruption code

Earlier this year, Asif had earned a call-up to the Pakistan side for the home series against Australia, but did not make the XI. He had been rewarded for an impressive PSL season during which he picked up eight wickets in five matches for Multan Sultans while returning an economy rate of 6.5, and was … Read more

Mohammad Hafeez – PCB handling of Shaheen Shah Afridi injury ‘criminal’

Former Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has criticised the PCB for its delay in sending fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi to London for treatment of his knee injury, calling the board’s handling of the situation “criminal”. Speaking on PTV Sports, Hafeez called his Pakistan and Lahore Qalandars team-mate Afridi “not just a Pakistani product, but an … Read more

Shaheen Shah Afridi injury update

Injured Pakistan quick Shaheen Shah Afridi will complete rehabilitation for his knee injury in London. The PCB has said he is expected to regain complete fitness before the T20 World Cup in October though his return to cricket will be decided by the board’s medical advisory panel. The decision represents a reversal of the PCB’s … Read more

Asia Cup 2022 – Mohammad Hasnain replaces Shaheen Shah Afridi in Pakistan’s T20 squad

Having burst on the scene as a teenager known for his ability to bowl at high pace, Hasnain has made steady progress, playing 18 T20Is for his country and picking up 17 wickets in them. He has also earned acclaim overseas with stints in the Big Bash League, the Caribbean Premier League, English county cricket … Read more

Asia Cup 2022 – Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi ruled out with knee injury

Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has been ruled out of the Asia Cup, and the seven-match T20I series at home against England next month, because of his knee injury. He faces a race against time to be fit for the T20 World Cup in October, after being advised “four-six weeks rest” by the PCB’s … Read more

Babar Azam says Shaheen Shah Afridi will be rested for at least two ODIs against Netherlands

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has said the team is looking to manage Shaheen Shah Afridi‘s “long-term workload and health” as he recovers from a knee injury, with the aim of getting him ready in time for the Asia Cup. “We’re taking a couple of doctors on the way to take care of Shaheen,” Babar said … Read more

Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan Shaheen Shah Afridi get top deals in PCB’s 2022-23 central contracts

The PCB restructured its player contracts this year, splitting the players into two pools – for white- and red-ball cricket. Along with the overhaul, PCB has also increased the number of contacts from 20 to 33, including placing seven players in the emerging category: Salman Ali Agha, Haseebullah, Muhammad Huraira, Ali Usman, Kamran Ghulam, Qasim … Read more

Afridi, Miandad, Sammy and Malik roped in as Pakistan Junior League mentors

The PJL is the brainchild of PCB chairman Ramiz Raja, who is looking to exploit the commercial market interest in spending on cricket. The six franchises will be sold through a bidding process, and the team names will be based on major hubs in the country, albeit different from ones already established in the Pakistan … Read more

Shoaib Akhtar Mohammad Rizwan in RCB Shaheen Shah Afridi in Delhi Capitals Shoaib Malik in Lucknow Super Giants

पाकिस्तान के पूर्व तेज गेंदबाज शोएब अख्तर इंडियन प्रीमियर लीग में हिस्सा भी ले चुके हैं और इस टी20 लीग के बड़े फैन भी हैं। 2008 में अख्तर कोलकाता नाइट राइडर्स (केकेआर) टीम का हिस्सा थे। अख्तर ने बताया कि अगर मौजूदा समय में पाकिस्तानी खिलाड़ियों को आईपीएल में खेलने का मौका मिलता, तो उनके … Read more