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Misbah defends push-ups celebration

SHARJAH: Pakistan team captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday defended the celebratory push ups his players do after high-profile successes, despite government criticism back home. Push ups took off as a unique way for Pakistan´s cricket team to celebrate following a Test against England in July when Misbah himself first dropped to …

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Bangladesh’s Mehedi claims five wickets to leave England struggling

DHAKA: Teenage off-spinner Mehedi Hasan completed his second five-wicket haul in as many matches as Bangladesh kept England on their toes in the second Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Resuming on 50-3, the visitors lost five wickets in an extended morning session on the second day to reach 163-8, still trailing …

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Najam Sethi says there is no ban on push-ups

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi clarified on Wednesday that there was no ban on push-ups. “In fact I think players should do 100 push-ups when they score a century!” Sethi tweeted. In earlier tweets, Sethi said celebrations of Pakistan cricket team players were at their discretion. Sethi in his …

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