Shahid Afridi's 29-ball 67 was in vain, as Pakistan folded for 210 and lost the first ODI against New Zealand in Wellington by seven wickets
Shahid Afridi's 29-ball 67 was in vain, as Pakistan folded for 210 and lost the first ODI against New Zealand in Wellington by seven wickets © Getty Images


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Pakistan's dot-ball problem

Hassan Cheema: They seem to be hung up on what worked in 1992, not realising that the rest of the world has moved past those strategies

Pakistan's top-order problems could cost them at the World Cup

Ahmer Naqvi: The bowling line-up is spotty too, but Pakistan have always done well with the odds stacked against them

Does Amir have an automatic right to return to cricket?

Kamran Abbasi: Wrong-doers must be given a second chance, but not necessarily in the profession they let down


Will Umar Gul be part of Pakistan's World Cup squad?
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Shahid Afridi is as frank as ever after announcing his decision to quit ODIs post the 2015 World Cup

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group II: Stags v S Stallions at Gujranwala - Feb 1
Stags won by 1 wicket (with 25 balls remaining)
Group II: Habib Bank v WAPDA at Lahore - Feb 1
WAPDA won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Group I: Hawks v Quetta Bears at Hyderabad (Sind) - Feb 1
Hawks won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Group III: L Eagles v Wolves at Lahore - Feb 1
Wolves won by 60 runs
Final: National Bnk v State B of P at Karachi - Feb 1
State B of P won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Group III: Sui Sthn Gas v Pakistan TV at Faisalabad - Feb 1
Pakistan TV won by 5 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)
Group I: United Bank v PIA at Karachi - Feb 1
PIA won by 6 wickets (with 124 balls remaining)
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