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Twenty-one Pakistan players to return from Afro T20 League

Dec 21, 2017: Twenty-one Pakistan players, including Saeed Ajmal and Imran Khan, found themselves in a pay dispute with the Afro T20 Cricket League organisers and decided to return home without completing the tournament

Umar Farooq

Saeed Ajmal retires

Wish my last game was an international match - Ajmal

Nov 29, 2017: The 40-year old offspinner did not have an extravagant farewell. He walked off the field after his final T20 match in Pakistan, waving to a nearly empty Rawalpindi Stadium

Umar Farooq in Rawalpindi

National T20 Cup

All-Lahore final set for National T20 Cup

Nov 29, 2017: Lahore Whites and Lahore Blues triumphed over Faisalabad and FATA respectively as Saeed Ajmal bowed out in Rawalpindi

Danyal Rasool

Saeed Ajmal retires

Doosra, teesra, abracadabra

Nov 29, 2017: ESPNcricinfo looks back at six of Saeed Ajmal's most brilliant dismissals, including the doosra that flummoxed Sachin Tendulkar in his final ODI

Danyal Rasool

National T20 Cup

Khalid heroics takes Faisalabad home

Nov 23, 2017: The win took them to the semi-finals, even as Lahore Blues moved to the top of the points table

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan news

Ajmal to retire from all formats

Nov 13, 2017: Ajmal, 40, is likely to make an announcement after the ongoing National T20 Cup ends on November 26

ESPNcricinfo staff

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, 2017-18

Ajmal gets Misbah, Fawad does what Fawad does

Oct 12, 2017: In other news from the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Mohammad Asif bowled WAPDA to a two-day win against a hapless Islamabad side

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan news

Saeed Ajmal to represent Faisalabad in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

Sep 6, 2017: Saeed Ajmal, who last played first-class cricket in 2015, will play for Faisalabad Region in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

Umar Farooq

Misbah's wilderness years

May 13, 2017: An account of the time the Pakistan captain spent out of the team on account of being considered too old

Hassan Cheema

When I faced Saeed Ajmal

Mar 10, 2017: Our correspondent squares up to a man who until recently was one of the world's leading spinners

Osman Samiuddin

PSL 2017 news

Ajmal banks on PSL to make international comeback

Feb 14, 2017: Saeed Ajmal, who has not played international cricket since April 2015, hopes that the second season of the Pakistan Super League will be a stepping stone towards making a comeback

Umar Farooq in Dubai

Pakistan news

Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad demoted in PCB's contract list

Oct 27, 2016: Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad have dropped to Category D, the lowest level of PCB contracts, while Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan and Fawad Alam were cut from the list entirely

ESPNcricinfo staff

Saeed Ajmal won't stop fighting

Sep 22, 2016: He's no longer the dangerous bowler he was at the height of his powers, but he hasn't given up just yet

Jarrod Kimber

Pakistan news

'Not quitting, will keep playing domestic cricket' - Ajmal

Sep 21, 2016: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal has declined a 'fitting send-off' from the Pakistan Cricket Board and said he 'had no intention of quitting and will keep on playing domestic cricket'

ESPNcricinfo staff

'I play every match like it's my last'

Jul 22, 2016: Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah relives his success at Lord's and talks about what it's like to be acclaimed as the world's best spinner

Interview by Kamran Abbasi

'Earlier the batsmen were scared to face me. Now there is a contest'

Feb 17, 2016: Saeed Ajmal talks about learning offspin afresh, how he plots dismissals with his remodelled action, and how ready he is for a Pakistan recall

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Islamabad United v Karachi Kings, PSL 2016, Dubai

Ajmal helps Islamabad clinch last-ball thriller

Feb 7, 2016: Saeed Ajmal, playing only his second T20 since November 2015, struck with his first ball and then produced a double-strike in his last over to help Islamabad United defend 132 against Karachi Kings in a last-ball thriller

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan news

Ajmal has contract suspended after outburst

Nov 12, 2015: Saeed Ajmal has had his PCB contract suspended following his recent outburst about the testing procedures for suspect actions where he accused the ICC of double standards

Umar Farooq

Pakistan news

Ajmal faces action after testing outburst

Nov 5, 2015: Saeed Ajmal is facing disciplinary action after launching a scathing assessment of the ICC's attitude towards illegal bowling actions

George Dobell

Pakistan v England 2015-16

Yasir 'fit again' but Pakistan ponder cover

Oct 16, 2015: Yasir Shah is expected to be fit for the second Test against England in Dubai after recovering from the back spasm which ruled him out of the opening contest

Umar Farooq in Abu Dhabi
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