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Pakistan may change batting order a bit: Coach Mickey Arthur

Pakistan head to Hamilton to play the fourth one day international against New Zealand. The visitors have already lost the five-match series 3-0 and are playing to avoid a whitewash in the series. However, they face a formidable New Zealand side who are aiming to win their 11th consecutive match across all formats for the first time in their history. An exceptional spell of bowling from Trent Boult reduced the visitors to 32-8 and he bowled the last man Rumman Raees to clinch his five-wicket haul, as the hosts…

Australia’s batting fragility worries skipper Smith

DHAKA: Australia must address their tendency to collapse before this year’s Ashes series against England, skipper Steve Smith said after his team levelled their two-test series against Bangladesh on Thursday. Humbled inside four days in the series opener in Dhaka, Australia romped to a seven-wicket victory in Chittagong, but not before another mini-collapse in their chase of a paltry 86-run victory target. Openers David Warner and Matt Renshaw, as well as Smith, perished before Australia reached 50, though Glenn…

Younis rubbishes Afghanistan batting coach offer

Pakistan’s retiring batsman Younis Khan has rubbished the news that he was considering a batting coach role with Afghanistan cricket team, saying its an old wine put in a new bottle. Afghanistan Cricket Board Chairman Atif Mashal was quoted on BBC Urdu on Thursday that they are in talks with Younis who has agreed to coach the Afghan cricket team and the board is currently finalizing the contract." Younis, who is playing his last Test in Dominica, told ARY News that this is an old story. “I was approached by some…

Waheed Mirza – the eye that saw Younis Khan’s batting reach

Waheed Mirza is ecstatic for Younis Khan as he reached the milestone of 10,000 Test runs. “I was definitely the happiest person when he scored his 10,000th run,” he told with eyes full of pride. “I am proud of his achievement. I believe he can still score much more, he has still got the fuel,” he added. Mirza is the one who identified the hidden potential in Younis Khan. Younis Khan has never been a textbook batsman, neither he is completely unorthodox, he has his uniqueness which makes him special. A batsman who hops…