The captain always saying, just go and take your time, so this time I just try and take my time.
Shahid Afridi explains his strategy during his unbeaten 18-ball 34 that put India on the brink of elimination from the Asia Cup
Mar 2, 2014 |
It is a case of the big three versus the spineless.
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif's assessment of the proposed ICC revamp
Jan 25, 2014 |
I never heard his name and early morning my nephew told me about his feat, and I sort of said the first news of 2014 is of my record being broken.
Shahid Afridi responds to Corey Anderson breaking his record for the fastest ODI century
Jan 1, 2014 |
I don't think I could ever be a head coach, that's for sure. I just don't have the temperament. And I know how much you need - I've been in Pakistan dressing rooms!
Azhar Mahmood's ambitions don't extend to taking charge of a team
Aug 6, 2013 |
As a person you need to look presentable, which I feel has been missing in some of our players.
Wasim Akram explains why a hair stylist was called to talk to the players at Pakistan's training camp in Lahore
Apr 30, 2013 |
Batsmen are scoring easy runs in IPL in the absence of Pakistani bowlers.
Wasim Akram plays to the gallery after being appointed to oversee the coaching of Pakistan's fast bowlers
Apr 5, 2013 |
Vernon Philander might have to be on stilts to help us practice
Jacques Kallis on how South Africa will prepare for the seven-foot-plus Mohammed Irfan
Jan 29, 2013 |
Till 10 am this morning, all we thought of was the PCB. Now we have stopped thinking about them.
BCB president Nazmul Hassan when asked of the relationship between the two boards at the moment
Jan 17, 2013 |
At the moment, we are not even using one, where will we bowl two?
MS Dhoni feels the new two-bouncer-an-over rule in ODIs is a cruel joke on India, almost all of whose quicks are either injured or out of form
Dec 29, 2012 |
PCB chairmen are complex. They are airdropped from Mars.
Shoaib Akhtar reveals the nature of his relationship with the Pakistan cricket administration
Oct 11, 2012 |
Little is not little, enough is not enough.
Saqlain Mushtaq delivers a doorsa when asked whether his four-month stint as Bangladesh's spin-bowling consultant would be time enough for the players to benefit
Aug 14, 2012 |
Mahela is on spectacles
Commentator Chishty Mujahid finds an alternative way to say Mahela Jayawardene is on a pair
Jul 5, 2012 |
I had always asked him to have his hair cut, but he never listened to me. Then how was he ready to do such a big thing [at my behest]?
Salman Butt says he wasn't behind Mohammad Amir's spot-fixing
Jun 30, 2012 |
A teacher doesn't need time to teach students.
Mohsin Khan is not amused by Dav Whatmore's performance so far as Pakistan coach
Jun 21, 2012 |
The reason is very simple: I don't really speak nonsense.
Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez explains why he is nicknamed 'the professor'
Dec 10, 2011 |
It is time Afridi just kept his mouth shut and focused on his cricket.
No signs yet of Waqar Younis and Shahid Afridi burying the hatchet
Nov 7, 2011 |
The next time I retire will be the last time.
Shahid Afridi speaks. His next retirement will not be a 'conditional' one, we gather
Oct 27, 2011 |
Spin bowling is an art and so is fast bowling. All artists are crazy and similarly whoever wrote the book for Shoaib is also crazy between his ears.
Kapil Dev offers a possible explanation for some of the things in Shoaib Akhtar's new book
Oct 2, 2011 |
While fielding, I saw Tendulkar's legs shivering while facing his bowling.
Shahid Afridi backs up Shoaib Akhtar's claim that Sachin Tendulkar was uncomfortable while batting against him
Oct 1, 2011 |
I was a hero for them after the World Cup and suddenly I became zero.
Shahid Afridi on the Pakistan board's change of attitude towards him
Aug 2, 2011 |
Don't ask. Very irresponsible shot as captain. On a stage like that.
Shahid Afridi can smile about his daft slog after his team-mates completed the victory against Australia in the World Cup
Mar 19, 2011 |
I've been saying this for more than 21 years to Afridi. He has to learn.
Wasim Akram after Shahid Afridi was dismissed playing a daft slog in the World Cup game against Australia
Mar 19, 2011 |
I would be so attracted to his persona that I wouldn't know where to bowl...His body-language was just too cool!
Shoaib Akhtar explains why bowling to Brian Lara scared him
Mar 19, 2011 |
I have read the e-mail out to GB over the phone and he says to tell you 'Thank You' and well done to you too. He has always known he was brilliant!
Rachael Boycott, Geoff Boycott's wife, in an email to BCC Test Match Special producer Adam Mountford, after the latter had let her know TMS had been named Radio Programme of the Year
Mar 11, 2011 |
If his batting was as good as Don Bradman's, he couldn't score enough runs to make up for what he costs them with his keeping
Ian Chappell's pithy description of Kamran Akmal's glovework
Mar 8, 2011 |
I could've stopped 'em better with my coat.
Geoffrey Boycott doesn't think highly of Kamran Akmal's wicketkeeping efforts during Saturday's World Cup match against Sri Lanka
Feb 27, 2011 |
Two no-balls should not be given five years' punishment, and I wasn't expecting it
Mohammad Amir believes he's been handed a raw deal
Feb 6, 2011 |
It's up for Boucher to start a relationship with de Villiers
Ramiz Raja probably meant partnership during commentary for the second Test between Pakistan and South Africa
Nov 22, 2010 |
The world of cricket is reeling from a storm of allegations and rumours
The PCB chairman Ijaz Butt, the man whose reference to "loud and clear talk in bookie circles" had done so much to spread those rumours in the first place
Oct 6, 2010 |
I seriously expected a bravery award after what I have done
Veena Malik, former girlfriend of Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif, attempts to give perspective to her contribution to the spot-fixing investigations
Sep 7, 2010 |
These are young, fit men and one or two have fielded like carthorses. You win a match by taking 20 wickets but because of their fielding they must take 34
Geoffrey Boycott is blunt in his assessment of Pakistan's fielding
Aug 18, 2010 |
You don't become a dad when you become a captain
Salman Butt rules out a paternalistic approach to captaincy
Jul 20, 2010 |
I wasn't good enough
Shahid Afridi doesn't mince words when announcing his retirement from Tests
Jul 17, 2010 |
Allah has given me two ears: I hear with one and throw it out with the other.
Shahid Afridi reacts to Ricky Ponting's promise to "sort him out quickly"
Jul 12, 2010 |
The incumbent is a buffoon and cricket in Pakistan is a basket case.
Former ICC chief Malcolm Speed leaps down off the fence
Jul 1, 2010 |
They are friends and love each other. That brought them so close together
Shahid Afridi has an interesting spin on the mid-pitch altercation between Harbhajan Singh and Shoaib Akhtar during the India-Pakistan game in Dambulla
Jun 20, 2010 |
They have not come here on holiday
Shahid Afridi on being asked whether youngsters like Asad Shafiq, Shahzaib Hasan and Umar Amin will be blooded during the Asia Cup
Jun 14, 2010 |
Has your goalkeeping improved?
The first thing Wasim Akram asked Kamran Akmal when the latter paid him a visit
May 1, 2010 |
As far as the selectors were aware, Younis [Khan] was sitting somewhere in the sea.
Iqbal Qasim, who recently stepped as Pakistan's chief selector, describes the difficulties in tracing Younis Khan, before deciding whether to pick him for the Australia tour
Feb 10, 2010 |
Perhaps he didn't appreciate the lunch he was given in Australia
Graeme Smith on Shahid Afridi's ball-gnawing act which resulted in a two-match ban
Feb 1, 2010 |