Posts Tagged ‘Shoaib Akhtar’

Pakistan v/s Sri Lanka: Gonna be Interesting

January 19, 2009

It’s Pakistan v/s Sri Lanka 1st ODI match, which is being played in Pakistan (Much needed home series). With both the teams in form and raring to go, it is going to be an interesting match to watch. It is also going to be interesting how Pakistani’s cope with Mendis threat. On other hand side Shoaib Akhtar has also been reported fit.

Well, it is a must watch game. I will keep you updated on scores.

Happy Watching !!

Sandesh Kumar

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Shoaib to join Surrey on Sunday

September 6, 2008

Shoaib Akhtar: “The eventual aim is to play for Pakistan and I feel Surrey offers me the best opportunity to prove my fitness”

Shoaib Akhtar has sorted out his visa formalities and is expected to join county side Surrey on Sunday. Shoaib had been sent back home on arrival at Heathrow Airport on Thursday as he was carrying the wrong type of visa.

Surrey, in their bid to stave off relegation from Division One of the County Championship, had sought Shoaib for their final three games of the season. Shoaib missed the ongoing fixture against Kent – which has been affected by rain – but will be available for the final two matches against Hampshire and Nottinghamshire. The fast bowler, though, was headed to India on Saturday to take part in a TV show.

Shoaib has previously had county stints with Durham, Somerset and Worcestershire. He has played only one first-class match this year and was banned by the PCB for five years in April. The ban was subsequently reduced to 18 months, and later suspended. Shoaib was picked in Pakistan’s squad for the Champions Trophy but he still has to pay a fine of Rs 7 million (approx US$92,000) to the board.

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Sandesh Kumar Jaggi