Latest Cricket News Updates http://cricwaves.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves.appspot.com (c)cricwaves.appspot.com en-gb Wed 13 Nov 2019 PCB sacks Sarfaraz Ahmed as Test and T20 captain elevates Azhar Ali and Babar Azam to respective posts http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ssGcu015kR_drh-sevawcirc/pcb-sacks-sarfaraz-ahmed-as-test-and-t20-captain-elevates-azhar-ali-and-babar-azam-to-respective-posts.html The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sacked its veteran wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain of both the Test and T20I side. PCB sacks Sarfaraz Ahmed as Test and T20 captain, elevates Azhar Ali and Babar Azam to respective posts http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/LsN6XLgMt0_drh-sevawcirc/pcb-sacks-sarfaraz-ahmed-as-test-and-t20-captain-elevates-azhar-ali-and-babar-azam-to-respective-posts.html The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sacked its veteran wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain of both the Test and T20I side. Not only that, owing to his consistent ‘poor form’, Sarfaraz has also been dropped as player from both the Test and T20I teams. While Azhar Ali has been appointed captain for the Test matches, Babar Azam will lead the team in the T20Is. This Pakistan fast bowler claims he ended Gautam Gambhir's white-ball career http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/pMS8QJspfH_drh-sevawcirc/this-pakistan-fast-bowler-claims-he-ended-gautam-gambhirs-white-ball-career.html In an intriguing claim, tall Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan, who is currently out of favor, has boasted that he was responsible for ending former India opener Gautam Gambhir's First, fix your own country, then speak about others: Shikhar Dhawan slams Pak cricketers http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/92bCd8taS8_drh-sevawcirc/first-fix-your-own-country-then-speak-about-others-shikhar-dhawan-slams-pak-cricketers.html India’s limited-overs opener Shikhar Dhawan has hit out at Pakistan cricketers for speaking out about the situation in India and has advised them to look at their country first Legendary Abdul Qadir spins into history, passes away at 63 http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/PSgafJ4yZQ_drh-sevawcirc/legendary-abdul-qadir-spins-into-history-passes-away-at-63.html Pakistan's legendary leg-spinner Abdul Qadir, credited with keeping the art of slow bowling alive in the 70s and 80s when fast bowling was dominant, is no more. Pakistan Vs. India: A History of Gut-wrenching World Cup Losses for Pakistan http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/FHR350SV7l_drh-sevawcirc/pakistan-vs-india-a-history-of-gut-wrenching-world-cup-losses-for-pakistan.html Pakistan Vs. India: At times, things don't go the way you think: Shoaib Malik on retiring on a low http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/wUHkUDbrnE_drh-sevawcirc/at-times-things-dont-go-the-way-you-think-shoaib-malik-on-retiring-on-a-low.html On expected lines, veteran Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from ODIs following his team's elimination from the World Cup. The 37-year-old had a terrible World Cup, managing only eight runs and one wicket in the three games he featured in. World Cup 2019: Pakistan face mission impossible against Bangladesh http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/qxoeyasbp0_drh-sevawcirc/world-cup-2019-pakistan-face-mission-impossible-against-bangladesh.html Mathematically, Pakistan still has a chance to qualify for the semis. Practically speaking though it's more of mathematics than mathematics that Sarfaraz Ahmed’s World Cup 2019: Inspired Pakistan seek to stay alive against Afghanistan http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/hHM8NqLjAQ_drh-sevawcirc/world-cup-2019-inspired-pakistan-seek-to-stay-alive-against-afghanistan.html On a high after beating South Africa and New Zealand, Pakistan would be looking to continue their winning run and keep their semi-final hopes alive when they face Afghanistan. The latter, on the other hand, would be seeking to play spoilsport by trying to cause an upset.