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November 11, 2010
In the latest controversy to hit Pakistan cricket, wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider went missing after the fourth ODI against South Africa in Dubai on November 5. Haider, who fled from Dubai to London, said he was retiring from international cricket after reportedly receiving threats from unidentified people following Pakistan's victory in the fourth ODI. Later, after safety assurances by the Pakistan government, he returned home in April 2011. Here's the full coverage of the controversy.
November 8, 2010
News- Zulqarnain in UK, mystery over exit from Dubai
News- Zulqarnain Haider announces retirement
News- Zulqarnain Haider confirms threats and retires
News- Younis Khan, Adnan Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez in Test side
News- Haider asylum bid would require whistleblowing
Audio/Video- Switch Hit: Cricket's whistleblower?
News- Zulqarnain Haider was unlikely to play the fifth ODI
News- No clear motives behind Haider flight - report
April 17, 2011
News- Haider to return to Pakistan after safety assurance offered by government
News- Haider reconsidering decision to return, after receiving threatening calls
News- Haider returns to Pakistan five and a half months after fleeing to London
News- Pakistan police arrest bookies in Sialkot believed to be behind threats to Haider
News- PCB set up committee to look into Haider's response to board's letter, sent in December, enquiring why he fled the team
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