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Rashid Latif

About Rashid Latif

Rashid Latif is former Pakistan captain and wicket keeper.

Professional Biography

In December 08, Latif said that India is putting huge money on cricket and that it is attracting players despite terror strikes in Mumbai.

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Ex-Pak cricketers express disappointment over Kaneria ban
Former Pakistan cricket legends have expressed disappointment over leg-spinner Danish Kaneria being given a life ban, but stressed the need for tougher action against fixing to avoid such incidents in the future.

Latif hopes successful PCL convinces cricketing nations of safe conditions in Pak
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif believes the successful staging of second edition of the Pakistan Champions League would send a good message to the international cricket fraternity regarding the security set up in the country.

Pak batsman Fawad hopeful of making international return
Pakistan's out of favour middle order batsman Fawad Alam is looking forward to representing his club in order to gain form and return to international cricket.

Pak batsman Yasir Hameed still hopeful about making national team comeback
batsman Yasir Hameed last played for Pakistan in 2010 against England and his last ODI was against India in 2007, but is still hopeful about making a comeback to the national squad.

Pak's visa denial to Indian members forces Canadian club's withdrawal from Champions League
Canada's Berry Cricket Club (BCC), comprising national players, has pulled out of the second edition of Pakistan Champions League (PCL) after three of its players of Indian background, were denied visas by the Pakistan authorities.

Sarfraz Nawaz blames 'poor planning' for Pak defeat against India in Asia Cup match
Former Pakistan fast-bowler Sarfraz Nawaz, who mentored the team's fast-bowlers before the Asia Cup, has said that poor planning led to their defeat against India on Sunday.

Ex-Pak captains urge players to behave well with Indian team in Asia Cup to ease tensions
Former Pakistan captains have urged their players to avoid confrontations on the field when they take on India in their much-awaited Asia Cup match in Mirpur on Sunday.

Former cricketers Latif, Mahmood back Mohammad Akram for Pak bowling coach
Former Pakistan captain and wicketkeeper Rashid Latif has backed former pacer Mohammad Akram for the post of bowling coach.

Latif, Afridi back 'successful' Mohsin Khan for Pak head coach job
Former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Latif has backed interim coach Mohsin Khan to succeed Waqar Younis as the full-time cricket coach.

Latif wants war on match fixing to be stepped up
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif said that the war on match fixing should be stepped up, as it still remains a huge issue despite the ICC's best efforts to curb it.

Latif says Sachin should see a shrink to overcome "mental block" of 100th ton
Former Pakistan Captain Rashid Latif is of the opinion that Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is "facing a mental block" because of his continuing wait for his elusive 100th international century, which he can overcome by taking counselling from a sports psychologist

Ex Pak skipper Latif predicts Pattinson will be bane of India in Test series
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has predicted that India will have a tough time during the rest of the series against Australia, adding that pacer James Pattinson would be a threat to the opponent side's batting line-up.

Ex Pak skipper Latif backs team to win series against 'No. 1 Test side' England
Former Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif has backed the team to beat the top-ranked Test team England in a three-Test series at the United Arab Emirates next month.

Pained Imran Khan reflects on Pakistan's cricketing 'shame'
Pakistan cricket legend Imran Khan has termed the jailing of three cricketers - Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer - as a 'shameful day' for cricket in his country.

Former Pak players say 'spot fixing' conviction tarnished country's sporting image
Pakistan's former players have expressed deep regret at London Court's conviction against Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif for spot fixing, saying the verdict marks a sad day for the game in the country, though they acknowledged that both two players got what they deserved for their actions.

Latif blames Pak cricket chiefs of "murdering" Kaneria's international career
Former Pakistan cricket captain Rashid Latif has accused the country's chiefs of the popular game of "murdering" leg-spinner Danish Kaneria by refusing to let him play despite being cleared of a spot-fixing allegation in Britain.

'Bookie' Mazhar, 'undercover NOTW reporter' 'set up' tainted Pak trio: Latif
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has claimed that the Pakistani tainted trio implicated in the spot-fixing case were trapped in a set-up hatched by cricket agent Mazhar Majeed and the now closed-down British tabloid, News of the World (NoTW).

Bracken's accuser Mazhar Majeed 'not of good character'
Former Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken has been given strong support last night by officials from the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, who privately said he was of "very good character", while describing cricketer agent Mazhar Majeed as being of dubious character.

Out-of-favour Kamran claims to have overcome 'wicketkeeping flaws, weight issues'
Out-of-favour Pakistani wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has claimed to have overcome his flaws with the gloves after getting valuable tips from Moin Khan and Rashid Latif, and has expressed the hope of making a comeback and cementing his place in the national team.

Waqar shouldn't have resigned during Pak team's 'transition phase': Latif
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif feels that coach Waqar Younis' resignation has come at a very wrong time for the country's cricket.

Akmal, Malik wait for Pakistan comeback call
Pakistan's wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and former captain Shoaib Malik are hopeful that they will make a comeback to the national side soon.

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