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Javed Miandad presents Rs0.2 mn to chief justice for dams

KARACHI: Former legendry batsman Javed Miandad on Saturday called on Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and submitted 0.2 million rupees for Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund in Karachi. Miandad also presented him a cricket ball, which was used in 1992 World Cup and had signature of the then captain Imran Khan on it. The Fund has been established by the SBP on the directions of the Supreme Court. All the commercial and micro-finance banks, and field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation have opened the Fund account…

Javed Miandad reacts to Aamir Liaquat’s criticism on PTI leadership

KARACHI: Legendary cricketer Javed Miandad on Wednesday reacted strongly over Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Aamir Liaquat's recent tirade against his own party and termed the televangelist-turned-politician's act "against Pakistan's interest".  In a video posted on his social media page, the former cricketer maintained that Dr Aamir Liaquat should stop raising hue and cry over minor issues as it could hamper the PTI-led government's mission to bring meaningful change in Pakistan. The cricketer who was a part…

Javed Miandad says horsetrading statement was against Imran Khan’s opponents

KARACHI: Former cricketer Javed Miandad on Tuesday clarified that his recent remarks regarding horsetrading in politics weren't directed at his old friend Imran Khan or his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), ARY News reported. In a video posted on his Facebook page, the legendary batsman said that a section of media misquoted him by saying that his remarks and anger over horsetrading after the July 25 elections were directed at the winning party led by his friend Imran Khan's party PTI. "My statement was aimed…

Pakistan, India can rule the world of cricket, says Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan captain and batting legend Javed Miandad said he wanted to see regular Pakistan and India bilateral series. Miandad questioned the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that if the teams can play each other in the World Cup, Champions Trophy, World T20 and Asia Cup, then why they cannot play each other in a bilateral series. “We (Pakistan and India) can rule the world of cricket if we work and play together,” he said. Speaking about the International Cricket…

WATCH: Javed Miandad prepares pan for Imran Khan

KARACHI: In a very upbeat mood, legendary former cricketer Javed Miandad on Saturday prepared and sent a sweet pan for former captain and Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan as a present wishing him good luck for the upcoming elections, ARY News reported. The former batsman prepared a pan for senior PTI leader Ali Zaidi and fed him with his own hand and another for Imran Khan, his friend for more than 40 years.  Javed Miandad said his famous six on last ball which led Pakistan to victory against…

Miandad thinks ODI series against Australia will not be easy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s cricketing legend Javed Miandad fears that a five-match ODI series against Australia starting in Brisbane from Friday, would not be an easy one and the green-shirts would have to play with all their might to save them from going into the qualifiers of the World Cup 2019. Miandad feared Pakistan could fail to qualify for the International Cricket Council (ICC) CWC 2019 in the United Kingdom as it currently stands on eighth position in the ODI Team Rankings with 89 points, two behind Bangladesh and two…

Misbah becomes most capped Test captain of Pakistan

Misbah-ul-Haq has became the most-capped Test captain for Pakistan beating the recording of Imran Khan. This was the 49th time in a Test match with Misbah as the captain as it faced the West Indies in Sharjah. Imran Khan had captained Pakistan in 48 Test matches between 1982 and 1992 winning 14 and losing 8, while 26 matches were drawn. Javed Mianded captained the country in 34 matches of which Pakistan won 14, lost 6 and draw 14 matches. The 42-year-old Misbah was appointed captain in 2010. He is also the most…

Afridi, Miandad agree to bury the hatchet amicably

KARACHI: Cricketers Javed Miandad and Shahid Afridi have amicably agreed to bury the hatchet and reconcile with each other. They have also agreed to withdraw the allegations which they had recently hurled at each other. The reconciliation took place after which both offered sweet meats to each other. Ina video message, Miandad said that Afridi is like his younger brother and they should move on now. He said that he retracts his words which may have hurt him personally. On the other hand Afridi said that he had deep…

I have never sold my country, says Afridi

KARACHI: Miandad-Afridi mud-slinging mania has got entangled. All-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi is persistent to 'clear his reputation' despite Javed Miandad's pardoning the former over his statement 'Miandad always has had issue of money'. Afridi has thanked the former legend cricketer for extending forgiveness, however he wants Miandad to take his allegation of match-fixing back. Lala is repeatedly mentioning him as elder, senior, Bhai, legend, hero and mentor. The only thing that he seems desperate for is retraction of…

Afridi to move court against Miandad’s “match-fixing” remarks

KARACHI: An ugly spat between a former legendary cricketer Javed Miandad and star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has aggravated to a level prompting the latter to take the matter to the court. Afridi has decided to approach court against Miandad for his remarks in which he accused Afridi of fixing matches for money. He responded to accusations during a media talk saying “money has always been an issue for Miandad.” He, however, expressed remorse on his remarks for the legendary cricketer but he made no secret of what he…