View Full Version : Pakistan in disarray after one-day series defeat

October 13, 2003, 04:07 AM
One week ago, Pakistan were full of confidence following a clean sweep over Bangladesh and enjoying a 2-0 lead in the one-day series against South Africa. But after three straight defeats the Pakistanis are suddenly in disarray.
However, Inzamam was at a loss to explain the presence of fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and all rounder Shoaib Malik at a fashion show late on Saturday evening at an Islamabad hotel.

"Our curfew timing is 1100 pm. I think they were back then but if anyone breaks the discipline, action will be taken against him," Inzamam said.

Details from Reuters (http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=HRTKXKAJXVHZ4CRBAEOCF EY?type=cricketNews&storyID=3601485&section=news)

October 13, 2003, 07:39 AM
Pakistan is missing Saeed Anwar and Akram, i.e a solid leadership and an experienced opener. Replacement of the Anwar slot with Hafeez is the most troubling of the 2.