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“Apni Ghar Ki Team Nahi Hai”: Ex-Pakistan Captain Urges Team’s Middle-Order To Step Up
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“Apni Ghar Ki Team Nahi Hai”: Ex-Pakistan Captain Urges Team’s Middle-Order To Step Up

The Babar Azam-led Pakistan cricket team is currently engaged in an enthralling contest with England. In a seven-match T20I series between the two teams, the teams are level 2-2. While openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have been good, the same cannot be said about the teams' middle-order. With the T20 World Cup in less than a month, former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad said that the players need to put some extra effort."If I give a player 2-3 innings and he doesn't perform, I will replace him," Miandad told reporters.na video uploaded by Sports Paktv on YouTube,"Aap khel rahe ho Pakistan ke liye. Ye meri apni ghar ki team nahi hai. (You are playing for Pakistan. This is not my personal team. We have such a big population, and there's a lot of competition). There is competition...
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Ex-Pakistan Captain Shahid Afridi Admits To Tampering Pitch In 2005, Says “It Was A Mistake”

File photo of Shahid Afridi.© AFPFormer Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi has accepted that he tampered with the Faisalabad pitch during a Test match against England in 2005. Afridi, who was well known for his big-hitting as well as spin bowling, said that he was frustrated with the pitch which led to the action. He also added that ex-Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik knew and encouraged him in the plan."The Test match was in Faisalabad. The ball was not turning, swinging, seaming. I was applying my full force and nothing was happening. Then suddenly, a gas cylinder exploded and everyone got distracted. I told Malik (Shoaib Malik).' Mera dil chaah raha hai main idhar patch bana du. Ball toh turn ho!(I want to create a patch on this pitch so badly. I want the ball to turn!)," Afridi said ...