Top Achievements of Imran:
1) Drawing a Test series in the West Indies. 1998.
2) Winning a five match Test series in England. 1987.
India in ICC Events. All under MS Over The Years
2011 = Won 7 out of 9. ODIs in India.
2012 = Won 4 out of 5. T20s in Sri Lanka.
2013 = Won 5 out...
Master of the pause.
Silence is golden.
Less is more.
How good was he.
After Tony Greig passed away, Bill Lawry only does the MCG...
They tried it in England.
Ashley Giles for LOIs.
Flower in Tests.
Giles didn't get his best team often because they were resting key...
Should be specialist commentators for different formats i.e. in England Gower, Botham, Holding don't cover T20. Leave it for the younger generation.
Often players who weren't illustrious names go on to achieve more successful commentary careers as they have to work harder in order to establish...
The best commentators get to commentate in ICC Events knockout matches even if their own national team is not playing. That's one way of looking...
Not my favourites but good things about them:
David Gower - very simple and sensible comments. Good presenter.
Ian Botham - when it comes to...
Life beyond the Test world.
As well as they have played in Test Cricket and as consistently as they have played. No one really knows about them outside of Pakistan.
Australia 4-0 in ODIs against England this year. But Ashes in different format and conditions.
England have won 10 of their last 12 Test series...
"promoted himself to 3 in the 1992 final. What a tiger-esque move." Fireworks11
Imran gets a lot of credit for promoting himself up the order in...
One thing that Imran, Kardar and Misbah share is they have all captained in over half of their test playing career, only Pakistan captains to do...
No one can be Pakistan's best captain other than Imran. Maiden five Test Match series wins in India and England and drawing against the formidable...
It was under Misbah after the spot fixing scandal that Pakistan got back on track, without these two test series results hard to see how the team...
These two teams who popularly contested the first World T20 final have had many close finishes in the format, though the head to head...
Preliminary Round Overview
by Abdullah Haider
15th March 2014
The great advantage about the structure of this ICC World T20...
Biggest ODI of the year.
Many thanks CricketHD.net
They have whitewashed 3 Asian sides at home since 2009-10.
Pakistan in 09/10 = lost 3-0
India in 11/12 = lost 4-0
Sri Lanka in 12/13 = lost 3-0...
White ball form since 07 for Bangladesh
07 World Cup = Beat India and Beat South Africa
07 World T20 = Beat West Indies
2010 = Beat England away...
Pakistan's tournament record in Bangladesh
2000 = Asia Cup Winners
2004 = Under 19 World Cup Winners
2008 = Kitply tri series Winners
Impressed with the way Shehzad has reigned himself in at the top since his comeback. Realising 50 overs is a long time in a brittle line up.
The Perth Test Match starts at 3am and runs through still 11am BST
That's an easier one to cope with.
Why not? Ashes is the biggest test series in the game.
That's how it's going to be in 2015 with games in Australia and New Zealand.
Lost/drawn their last 13.
I'm not counting the Bangladesh tour in 2010. Last won one in 2004.
New Zealand – drew first test...
Good preparation for u19 CWC 2014 in UAE
as I said England have lost their last 2 ODIs against Bangladesh
The most ODIs Pakistan has won in a calendar year was in 2011. This was also the highest by a team that year.