Articles about Mushtaq Ahmed

Born on June 28, 1970, Mushtaq Ahmed is a Pakistani cricket coach and former right-arm off-spin bowler who played for the Pakistan cricket team. Known for his leg break googly bowling, Ahmed is often described to be one of the best three wrist-spinners in the world. He was part of Pakistan’s squad during the 1992 Cricket World Cup during which the team won the tournament. Ahmed made his One Day International (ODI) in 1989. Between 1989 and 2003, Ahmed played 144 ODI matches and took 161 wickets. He made his international Test debut in 1990 against Australia. Between 1990 and 2003, he played 52 Test matches and took 185 wickets. In the late 1990’s he was accused of match-fixing, and following an inquiry, he was banned from captaining the Pakistan cricket team. In 2008, he was appointed as the spin-bowling coach for the England cricket team. In 2012, he was appointed as the bowling coach for the Surrey Cricket Country Club. In 2014, he was appointed as the bowling consultant for the Pakistan Cricket team. In 2016, he was named as the head coach of Pakistan’s National Cricket Academy. In 2018, he was appointed as the assistant coach and spin consultant of the West Indies cricket team. In June 2020, he was appointed as the spin-bowling coach of the Pakistan cricket team.

Younis Khan named Pakistan's batting coach for England tour

09 Jun 2020

Sports
Younis Khan named Pakistan's batting coach for England tour

Former captain Younis Khan has been appointed as Pakistan cricket team's batting coach for the upcoming England tour.

Wasim Akram terms Pakistan 'Brazil' of cricket

05 Apr 2020

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Wasim Akram terms Pakistan 'Brazil' of cricket

Veteran bowler Wasim Akram believes Pakistan is the "Brazil" of cricket in terms of talent.

#ThisDayThatYear: Imran Khan's valor handed Pakistan the coveted trophy

25 Mar 2020

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#ThisDayThatYear: Imran Khan's valor handed Pakistan the coveted trophy

The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia witnessed a spectacle full of grit and valence on March 25, 1992.

Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

06 Jan 2020

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Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

The cricketing world continues to debate about the efficacy and utility of four-day Tests, as proposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Pakistan appoint Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling consultant: Details here

13 Dec 2019

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Pakistan appoint Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling consultant: Details here

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday appointed former leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed as their spin bowling consultant for a year.

Yasir Shah shocks world with maiden Test century: Records scripted

01 Dec 2019

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Yasir Shah shocks world with maiden Test century: Records scripted

Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah shocked the world, not with the ball, but with the bat, this time around.

New Zealand beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

20 Jun 2019

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New Zealand beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

New Zealand kept their unbeaten run going in the ICC World Cup 2019.

Reliving all India vs Pakistan matches in Cricket World Cup

15 Jun 2019

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Reliving all India vs Pakistan matches in Cricket World Cup

India and Pakistan face each other in match number 22 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday.

After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

26 May 2019

India
After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

After the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in the recently held 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a Muslim woman in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has named her newborn son 'Narendra Damodardas Modi'.

Sri Lanka beat South Africa in first Test: Records broken

17 Feb 2019

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Sri Lanka beat South Africa in first Test: Records broken

Sri Lanka stunned South Africa in the first Test at the Kingsmead in Durban.

Happy Birthday Anil Kumble: A look at his illustrious career

17 Oct 2018

Sports
Happy Birthday Anil Kumble: A look at his illustrious career

Legendary Indian spinner Anil Kumble turned 48 today, and there are not enough words to express our gratitude to this monumental cricketing figure, who contributed so much to Indian cricket.