Thursday, October 6, 2011

05/10/11 Round Up

Training camp starts on the 10th-13th.

Leaving for the UAE on the 15th.

Stallions clinch the 20/20 title for a 6th time in 9 events. No other team has won it even twice. The regain their crown after not winning in October 2010 and June 2011. Previously they had won it 5/5 during a 25 match winning streak which is the highest ever.

Aleem Dar and Asad Rauf both umpired the final at the NSK.

MHK is appointed interim coach for the Sri Lankan series.

Dean Jones is a front runner for the coach position it has been rumoured. 5 candidates have been shortlisted, but not disclosed. Aqib Javed and Demrot Reeve are also said to be in contention.

Umar Akmal is axed from the test squad.

Tanvir Ahmed is overlooked and ignored.

Razzaq will lead in HK 6s.Squad includes Umar Akmal, Sharjeel Khan, Yasir Shah, Ramiz Raja JNR, Sohail Tanvir, Hammad Azam.

Imran Tahir is in the ODI squad against Australia. With 14 scalps in just 5 games will he be one of the quickest to 50 wickets? The record is 19 matches by Sri Lanka’s Mendis.

The 2011/12 QEA starts on the 6th of October. HBL are defending champions after beating PIA during the first ever first class, day night final in January this year with the orange ball experimentation. It was a televised fixture.

Members of the 15 man squad will be participating in the opening QEA fixture for their respective departmental institutions before the camp.

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