Rashid Latif

'Postpone Pak-NZ PDI in the wake of terror atack on children'

Postpone Pak-NZ PDI in the wake of terror atack on childrenKarachi : The sporting fraternity of Pakistan has called for the postponement of the fourth cricket ODI against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in the wake of the terrorist attack on the army school in Peshawar.

In one voice the sports fraternity strongly spoke out against the terrorist attack and said their hearts and minds were with the families of those who have lost their children in the attack.

Nearly 141 people including 132 children were killed in the attack yesterday, which led to a military operation to kill the terrorists and clear the school.

Former Pak captain Rashid Latif says Misbah should step down as ODI skipper

Former Pak captain Rashid LatifIslamabad, Sep 03 - After Pakistan's dismal show in ODI series in Sri Lanka, former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif wants Misbah-ul-Haq to step down as ODI skipper.

According to the Dawn, Latif said Pakistan were disastrously under-prepared for the World Cup which is now just four months away.

The former wicket-keeper told the Press Trust of India that it was time for Misbah to be replaced, keeping in mind the way Pakistan performed in Sri Lanka.

Latif said that the team seamed directionless even with the presence of former high profile cricketers like Waqar Younis and Moin Khan.

Latif admits claiming drop ball as clean catch against Bangladesh

Latif admits claiming drop ball as clean catch against BangladeshKarachi, Nov. 12 : Six years after he claimed a dropped catch as a clean take against Bangladesh in the Multan Test, disgraced former Pakistan wicketkeeper Rashid Latif has admitted that he had lied.

“I dived to my right to take a nick from Kapali. The ball dropped from my gloves as I rolled over, but quickly picked it up from the ground before claiming it as a clean catch,” The News quoted Latif, as saying.

Younis Khan pushing me to join national team’s coaching staff : Rashid Latif

Younis Khan pushing me to join national team’s coaching staff : Rashid LatifIslamabad, Aug. 19 : Former Pakistan wicket-keeper captain Rashid Latif has said captain Younis Khan has been asking him to join the national team’s coaching staff for the last one year.

In an interview with PakPassion. net, Latif said his commitments with the National Cricket Academy and his family was keeping him away from joining the national team.

Money lures teams to visit India, not security arrangements: Rashid Latif

Lahore, Dec. 9 : Former Pakistan captain and wicket keeper Rashid Latif has said that cricket teams around the world tour India not because of the sound security provisions, but because of the lure of money offered to them.

“The money India is putting into cricket nowadays no one can dare to refuse that. It is greed and nothing else,” Latif said as reported by The International News.

“India remains safe in the eyes of international cricketers despite terror strikes in Mumbai not because of good security but the money-making opportunities it offers to them,”Latif claimed.

Money lures teams to visit India, not security arrangements: Rashid Latif

PCB & BCCILahore, Dec. 9 : Former Pakistan captain and wicket keeper Rashid Latif has said that cricket teams around the world tour India not because of the sound security provisions, but because of the lure of money offered to them.

“The money India is putting into cricket nowadays no one can dare to refuse that. It is greed and nothing else,” Latif said as reported by The International News.

“India remains safe in the eyes of international cricketers despite terror strikes in Mumbai not because of good security but the money-making opportunities it offers to them,”Latif claimed.

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