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I am thankful to all my fans for wishes, prayers: Imad Wasim

After recovering from the head injury, that Karachi Kings skipper Imad Wasim received recently during a match against Lahore Qalandars, he has thanked his fans for their wishes and prayers. Imad suffered an injury when he took a brilliant catch while back paddling but he could not maintain his balance at the end and his head struck the ground fiercely, he felt concussion and was taken off the field on a stretcher. The 29-year old was kept under observation for 24 hours and has been declared stable after he was…

Morgan to take charge of Karachi kings in absence of Imad

SHARJAH: England’s limited over skipper, Eoin Morgan will lead Karachi Kings in the absence of their permanent captain Imad Wasim, who is advised a couple of days’ rest by doctors. Imad Wasim suffered an injury when he took a brilliant catch while back paddling against Lahore Qalandars on Sunday, but he could not maintain his balance at the end and his head struck the ground fiercely, he felt concussion and was stretched off from the field. The 29-year old was kept under observation for 24 hours and was declared stable…

Azhar Ali in, Imad Wasim out as PCB announces squad for New Zealand ODIs

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has recalled opener Azhar Ali for their one-day international series in New Zealand next month, but left batsman Ahmed Shehzad and allrounder Imad Wasim out of the squad. Former captain Ali's return meant there was no place in the 15-member squad for Shehzad, who failed to impress against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates last month. Pakistan won all five ODIs against Sri Lanka, but go into the five-match New Zealand series having lost eight of their last 11 ODI series. "We kept the…

Cricketer Imad Wasim clears the air about marriage rumours

LONDON: Cricketer Imad Wasim has refuted rumours that he married or has promised to marry a fan in London. Earlier some pictures of the cricketer with an unknown female has surfaced on social media spreading rumours that that Afghan-origin girl reportedly met Wasim in London and that the cricketer had promised to marry her. "A fan took pictures with me and then people claimed that I got married to her," he said in video message on Twitter. "Then another picture surfaced (with another fan) and people said that she was…

Imad Wasim – Retaining The Numero Uno Position

Winning the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Best T20 Player Of The Year Award and retaining the Number 1 ranking in the same format, Imad Wasim has an edge over both his compatriots and the opposition. His role as the main strike bowler in the recently concluded WXI series was enhanced by a more than effective economy rate, as well as a few catches off his teammates’ bowling. He seems unfazed by Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah being hot on his heels and only five points behind him in the ICC rankings. Former PCB coach Waqar…

Imad Wasim to feature for Durham in England’s T20 Blast

KARACHI: Twenty20 cricket’s top ranked bowler Imad Wasim is all set to feature in the Twenty20 blast in England for Durham county, the all-rounder said on Wednesday. The 28-year-old is waiting for his visa and if it is issued he will fly to feature in the Twenty20 blast. “It’s a great opportunity to play for Durham in the Twenty20 blast. I am waiting for the visa,” said Imad, who retained his world number one Twenty20 bowler ranking on Monday. He has replaced South African Imran Tahir as world’s…

Imad Wasim becomes top Twenty20 bowler

Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim has become the top ranked Twenty20 bowler after South Africa’s Imran Tahir lost the spot in series against England. Tahir slipped two places down as he took only one wicket in two matches against England, giving chance to Imad to displace him to reach to the top position. Imad, enjoyed his first spell at the top of the T20I bowlers rankings. India's Jasprit Bumrah occupied second place. Among the other big movers were Tahir's South Africa team-mate Chris Morris, who jumped up 32 places…

Wahab Riaz recalled as Pakistani cricketers drafted for CPL 2017

Pakistan fast-bowler Wahab Riaz has been recalled for the upcoming edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), while youngster Shadab Khan has signed up for the cricket league.  Shadab Khan who was noted for his outstanding performance while playing for Islamabad United during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League has been signed up by the Trinbago Knight Riders for a contract worth 30,000 dollars. The player draft for the fifth edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was launched in Barbados on…

Imad denies being investigated over PSL spot-fixing scandal

KARACHI: Karachi Kings all-rounder Imad Wasim on Saturday cleared the air through a tweet that he has not been investigated for fixing during the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL).  He also said in the tweet that he will always play with dignity and pride for his country and respective teams which he plays for. Earlier on Saturday, some news channels were speculating that Wasim has been in radar of investigation for the ongoing spot fixing saga. The news against me is totally false, i always played n will play with…