PakPassion.net, represented by Saj Sadiq were special guests at the glamour filled launch of the Saeed Ajmal International Cricket Academy at the Willows in llford.
Former Pakistan wicket-keeper captain spoke with PakPassion.net to give his views on the strengths and weaknesses of the 15 man squad chosen for the 2014 World Cup.
Pakistan's 2015 World Cup preparations have been dealt a shocking blow with the news that Mohammad Hafeez has failed to clear the 'unoffical' test on his bowling action which was held in Chennai recently.
Ignored for selection in the latest edition of the Pentangular Cup which represents the last chance for players to bring them into contention for the upcoming World Cup, Sadaf Hussain spoke exclusively to PakPassion.net about his disappointment with his career progress so far but expressed his determination to continue working hard to achieve his dreams of selection for Pakistan.
Pakistan U-19s recently completed a 5-0 whitewash against their Kenya counterparts. The matches were held in different grounds in Nairobi and whilst the result of these games was as expected, the value of this tour and it's importance to the players involved was invaluable,
Since the sad events of 2009 when the Sri Lanka cricketers were the last visitors to play in Pakistan, there has been no international cricket possible in Pakistan due to security reasons. Since that time, Pakistan have been forced to play their ‘home’ games at offshore venues such as England and more recently, the UAE.
As Pakistan enjoy a period of relative success in their overall standing in the game, Waqar Younis spoke to PakPassion.net about his latest association with the Pakistan team, his impressions of Rahat Ali, the state of Pakistan’s fast bowling resources, and also looked forward to the 2015 World Cup.
Former Pakistan great, Javed Miandad spoke exclusively to PakPassion.net about his views on the recently concluded Test series between Pakistan and Australia and subsequently, against New Zealand and also reflected upon the issues surrounding the tragic death of Australian batsman Phil Hughes.
The ICC Presidency for 2015-16 is of great importance for Pakistan Cricket’s standing in world cricket and Najam Sethi's nomination for this post represents a pivotal opportunity to further this cause.
Pakistan’s current batting woes have been the subject of much debate during the current series against Australia in the UAE. With the fate of the ODI series decided in the visitor’s favour due to a 5 wicket loss for Pakistan in Dubai, it has become abundantly evident that the current batting lineup is struggling to compete against the top teams of the world. This is a fact which does not bode well for captain Misbah-ul-Haq and his team as they look to build a squad that could be considered as serious contenders for the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand.
Former Pakistan great Javed Miandad has been an outspoken critic of the current cricket setup in Pakistan and in an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, spoke about why he feels that the exclusion of Younis Khan from the one day squad is not a well thought out decision and sheds light on Pakistan’s current struggles against Australia in the UAE.