Former Pakistani Cricketer Aamer Sohail, Accused Pakistan For Match fixing in CT17

Former Pakistani Cricketer and captain Aamer Sohaib has put an allegation of match fixing in ICC champions Trophy on Pakistan . Former captain has accused Pakistan of making it to the final of the ICC Champions Trophy on the basis of “external forces”. 

In an interview with Pakistani channel, former cricketer has said that,the team should not be flying too high, because if they’re in the final, it’s because “they were supposed to”.

“We will congratulate you when you play well but we’ll also criticise you when you don’t. They [Pakistan team] should not be flying too high on their success at the moment because we know that they’ve been ‘brought’ to this position”, these were Sohail,s words.

After a dismal show against India in the Group B match, Pakistan scripted a terrific turnaround and went on to beat Sri Lanka, South Africa, and then England in the first semi-final on Monday. India then beat Bangladesh to set up a mouth-watering final against their arch-rivals.

Sohail however, did not say anything beyond that, something that has left everyone puzzled. What was interesting to notice was that sharing the screen space with Sohail was Pakistan great Javed Miandad, who did not counter the claims of his former team-mate.

Atul Wassan, former India cricketer and a common figure as an analysit, ridiculed Sohail’s claims saying that “Such incomplete statements” mean nothing. However, considering Pakistan’s history in fixing, the claims cannot be entirely ruled out. Three of their players – Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt – were guilty of match-fixing during the 2010 tour of England and were penalised accordingly.

It has also been widely claimed over the years that crime lord and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim had a role in determining the outcomes of Pakistan’s matches in the late 80s and early 90s.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India Vs Bangladesh Match Today at 3 PM

India is just few steps away from claiming the champions trophy and today’s match will decide whether India will be able to qualify for the finals or Bangladesh will do that. Yesterday Pakistan (Group B) registered a smoking victory against England (Group A) and became the first team to qualify for finals and now it will be exciting to see whether Indian audiences will get a chance to enjoy India Vs Pakistan in the finals.

Though India has always performed better than Bangladesh. There are more chances that India will win today’s match, but this time Bangladesh has also performed well and went to the semi-finals by registering victories against good teams. To win today’s match Indian team have to be prepared and should not underestimate the opposing team. In the match between Bangladesh Vs England, Bangladesh gave them the target of 305 but lost the match, in the second match they played against Australia and in the third match, they performed against New Zealand and won the match.


India is performing well under the captainship of Virat Kohli and is all prepared to register a win against Bangladesh in today’s match. In 2013 under the captainship of M.S Dhoni, India claimed the title of Champions trophy. Last time champions are looking forward to become the champions this year too, but, to become the champions, they need to play with more concentration. There is no doubt, that, India won against Pakistan in the first match, but the same team lost the match to Sri Lanka by 7 wickets. Though after the match with Sri Lanka, team India won the match by 8 wickets, against South Africa, the number one team of One day cricket. Bowlers has played a very crucial role in this tournament. Right before the crucial match between the India and Bangladesh, Virat Kohli has become the number one batsman in the ICC one day ranking, and this clearly has increased the confidence in the Indian cricket team.

This is How Pakistan Can Beat India in ICC Champions Trophy: Speaks Legend

Younis Khan, the former Pakistan cricket team player believes that the team lead by  Sarfraz Ahmed has the ability to beat Indian cricket team in upcoming  high voltage ICC Champions Trophy which is going to happen  on June 4 at Edgbaston.

Younis khan said,”  Pakistan team  has the ability to beat India in ICC Champions Trophy because Pakistan has outperformed India in the past.” He added,” In my opinion pitches look good and these are good enough to chase even 400 runs in the ICC Champions Trophy.”

While Pakistan hold the lead of  2-1 over their rivals and its neighbours in the ICC Champions Trophy and also India have won 10 out of the 11 match at the  World T20 tournaments and World Cup championship.

The 39 years old Younis khan also added that  In the upcoming Champions Trophy , the main key to Pakistan’s success would be their fielding and that is  what the team  need to concentrate more in addition to batting and bowling.

The former Pakistan skipper said,” In modern cricket, fielding is the main key of success for winning ODI and T20 Cricket and Pakistan team must have to focus on fielding to grab every opportunity and win the match.”

The right handed batsman who announced his retirement from  his international career, also pinned hope on Sarfraz to take the Pakistani cricket team forward. He said, ”  Sarfraz Ahmed has the great chance to lead his side well and take Pakistan cricket forward and all this will depend on, how he leads the Pakistani cricket team.”

The “Men in blue” the members of  Indian cricket team , who won the desired title in 2013 could not found a better opponent than all time arch rivals “Pakistan” to begin the championship in England and Wales, said ANI reports.

BCCI Searching New Coach For Indian Cricket Team, Kumble Term To End Soon

It’s about 1 year of Anil Kumble being as the coach of indian team as being appointed by BCCI president Anurag Thakur. Ajay Shirke, the Hony Secretary and the  president addressed the media after the big announcement.But now his term is over now now BCCI is looking for new coach. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has started its search  to select the new head coach for the senior men’s team. Current coach Next month Anil Kumble’s term expires just after the ICC Champions Trophy in England. Although he will have a direct entry for the process if he wishes to extend his association with the Indian team.

“To conduct a complete and fair transparent process, a nominee of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) will cover the entire process along with the Cricket Advisory Committee. The BCCI’s three-member advisory committee comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman will personally conduct interviews and seek presentations to select the best deserved possible candidate to guide the team and take Indian Cricket forward to a stable no 1 position,” The BCCI press release stated. Interested applicants should send their applications by e-mail on or before the 31st of May.Kumble was appointed by the same committee last year, as the head coach ahead of Ravi Shastri, former Team Director, who was also a shoo in for the job.

Since West Indies tour in last year  Kumble has been the coach of the Indian bowling team  and has overseen five consecutive Test series wins as the coach. India also remain at  the No. 1 ranking in Test cricket during this whole  period.Kumble has battered a great hitting it off with the Indian team over the last one year and is held in high self esteem by the players and the rest of the support staff.

The former India captain has been muddled in debate with the BCCI over new salary structures for the coaching staff as well as for the players. On May 21, Kumble had made a detailed presentation to the board , asking for batting coach Sanjay Bangar to also be appointed assistant coach. He has also created a slot for a fast bowling coach.

Let’s wait and see you will be the future coach of Indian cricket team  and will take to the team to the top.

Heart Breaking News For MS Dhoni Fans Finally Retires From All Formats

Today, early morning heartbreak for Mahindra Singh Dhoni’s fans is that the former Indian Captain has left from all forms of international cricket. Mahi never fails to blow everyone whether it’s his fielding placement, bowling changes or batting shuffles or till is any type of off-field decisions. This time his decision smashes many hearts and many would stop watching cricket from now.

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Dhoni will declare it officially in a press conference later today. The late night news of Dhoni’s retirement has put his fans in surprise. On the other hand, Dhoni will play the upcoming edition of Indian premier league. Dhoni lately alleged that if everything goes right he will carry on playing even subsequent to the 2019 world cup. But what went wrong here that he has surprisingly announced his retirement and it will be interesting to be acquainted with from Dhoni himself.

Don’t take this piece of news sincerely as it is 1st April and everyone knows what this date stands for. It is the only one day in the year that you have consents to fool your friends and families and it has been celebrated worldwide for many centuries, the holiday’s roots are a bit downy. Pulling practical jokes can be a lot of fun but humor experts advise adjacent to crossing the blurred line flanked by harm and humor. The first rule of celebrating the April fool’s day is that no joke should go so far to hurt or affront.

April fool’s day is a far more chief holiday than most people recognize. By designing a day for humor and pranks, we generate a safe space for a wider range of appearance. This day is said to be one of the light-hearted days of the year. Some see it as a festivity related to the turn of seasons at the same time as others stem from the adoption of a fresh calendar.

No Friendship With Australian Players Said Virat Kohli

Indian Captain Virat Kohli, who skipped the final test match due at Dharamshala due to a shoulder injury, said that he no longer considers Australian cricketers his friends. He said while addressing the media after winning the 4-test match series with 2-1. Virat Kohli said that his friendship with the Australian cricketers has been changed after the series. Before the start of the series, he had really good friends in the Australian team as they share a same dressing room during the Indian Premier League, but now everything gets changed for the Indian Captain.

During the test series, many of the times Australian team made efforts to mock the Indian Captain. Sometimes, off the field too. Some of the Australian Cricketers (Current and Former) compared Kohli to Controversial US President Donald Trump including some sections of their media. When Kohli was asked about his friendship with the Australian Cricketers, then he suddenly said that it has changed. “No, it has changed. I thought that was the case, but it has changed for sure. As I said, in the heat of the battle you want to be competitive, but I’ve been proven wrong,” Kohli said. Kohli was earlier unhappy from the Australian skipper Steven Smith as he was looking at the dressing room for the assistance with DRS after he was given out. Later, the Australian skipper called it as the ‘brain fade’ moment when the media asked him that why he cheated on the field. The Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland took a sarcastic jibe to Kohli at a radio station by saying the Indian skipper perhaps does not know the spelling of sorry.

“The thing I said before the first Test, that has certainly changed and you won’t hear me say that ever again,” Kohli added after the bad experience with the Australian team. The Australian skipper Steven Smith earlier apologized for his behavior and said that “emotions, actions falter a little bit throughout the series”. He expressed that last week they will share a beer with the rivals following six weeks of bitterness. Steve also asked Ajinkya Rahane, who was the captain in the absence of the Virat Kohli, about the prospect of the match. Rahane said that he would get back to Smith. “I have been very intense and in my own little bubble and at times I have let my emotions, actions falter a little bit. I apologize for that. That’s something I can really learn from.” Smith said in a post-match interview.

There were a number of statements were made on the field by Steven Smith, Nathon Lyon and other Australians during the series, which created a bad relationship between the two rivals. “This team, regardless of whether we are on top or not, we speak,” Kohli said. “We take it very well and we give it back even better. A very wise person told me that when a person is down, the weak come out and speak about him. It takes courage to speak about someone when they are on top,” he added. Kohli also said that his focus is now to perform well in the overseas. “Our main challenge begins now, if we conquer the overseas season then you will see the broadest smile on my face,” said Kohli.

"I Always Wanted To Be The Best In The World" Kohli

Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli said he that he always wanted to be the best in the World and knew that he would have to perform in all the formats of the game to make his dreams true.  Kohli won the Polly Umrigar award for Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) International Cricketer of the Year at the national cricket governing body’s annual awards in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The Indian cricket captain also added that it was very important for him to be at the top of his game during the middle phase for the team.

Kohli said, “I always wanted to be one of the top players in the world for sure and I understood that what it would take for me to maintain my form in all the formats. It is very important in the transition phase to be available in all the three formats and take the country forward.”

There is no doubt in that the Indian Captain is one of the finest cricketers in today’s time and he’s doing extremely well in the International Cricket. Kohli also took a jibe at his critics and said that he always believed in his skills and hard work even though there were many doubters around him.

“All along in my career, there were many people who had doubted the way I have gone about my game. Even now there are doubters and haters all around, but one thing is for sure that I have always believed in myself,” Kohli said.

He had also become the first Indian Cricketer to receive the Polly Award for the third time. The Indian Cricket team captain also said that he always believes in his heart that he’s giving 120 percent to his work every day than he’s answerable to no one. He also appreciated his teammates for their support and contribution in helping the team India in reaching the peak of Test Cricket and said that the last 12 months have been a breakthrough year in his career.

Kohli added, “It has been quite unbelievable in the last 10 to 12 months. As cricketers, you always have a breakthrough year for everyone. Starting late 2015 to the end of 2016, probably I could term is the breakthrough year in my career. All the hard work, all the training on a daily basis, all the sacrifices, came together nicely. It could not have been possible without the help of the teammates throughout.”

The Captain of Indian cricket also that when you don’t do well in some matches, but you have the champions on your side, then they deliver and starts producing good results. “That is why we are the top side in the world at the moment, and it is a testimony to the kind of talent we have on the team and how players have stepped up on occasions which helped the team pull through different situations. I thank my teammates for their support, trust, and effort,” Kohli said.

The Indian Skipper also talked about the success mantra of the team and said that in the last one year we kept the carefree attitude and belief. He said that he adopted this attitude since 2005 when I stop putting pressure on myself. Kohli also said that he works hard, have the talent and ability and that’s what he says to himself. The test captain also thanked the BCCI for giving him the opportunity to lead the Indian team. “I am thankful to BCCI for the kind of position it has put me in. I take this as an opportunity. I don’t take this as a job. It is an opportunity and a responsibility. I need to do right things, set right examples and follow a certain path that the whole team believes in.” Kohli said.

The Indian Skipper has always performed great for the team in every situation. We just wish that he’ll keep performing well for the team and always take great decisions.