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Pakistan World Cup win 1992.(Getty/File)

'At a point Imran Khan gave up; Miandad kept urging him to 'lead from front'

UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 10:56 AM IST
  • Former Pakistan opener Aamer Sohail, in a recent conversation, recalled the historic win and said that it was Javed Miandad who made a major contribution in the win.
File image of Aamer Sohail and Venkatesh Prasad.(File)
File image of Aamer Sohail and Venkatesh Prasad.(File)

'No argument, no word exchange': Sohail says 1996 WC incident 'misconstrued'

UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2021 11:36 PM IST
  • In a recent interaction, former Pakistan batsman Aamer Sohail recalled the infamous incident involving him and former India fast bowler, Venkatesh Prasad, during the 1996 World Cup.
Action from third Test between England and Pakistan being played at Southampton.(REUTERS)
Action from third Test between England and Pakistan being played at Southampton.(REUTERS)

England vs Pakistan: ‘If coaches want to go on pleasure trip, send them for world tour’ - Aamer Sohail slams Misbah & co.

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:00 PM IST
England vs Pakistan: Speaking in a video uploaded on his Youtube channel, Aamer Sohail directed the blames on lack of strategies from players, but also directed shots at the coaching department.
Pakistan’s Saleem Malik is clean bowled.(Getty Images)
Pakistan’s Saleem Malik is clean bowled.(Getty Images)

Pakistan played like a ‘local team’ in 1999 World Cup: Former opener Aamer Sohail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 06:20 PM IST
As per Sohail, two of Pakistan’s most experienced players – Ijaz Ahmed and Inzamam-Ul-Haq – were out of form, while Mohammad Yousuf, whom the former opener claimed was the best of the lot but was given limited opportunities
File image of Shahid Afridi.(PTI)
File image of Shahid Afridi.(PTI)

‘Shahid Afridi was unable to bowl or bat’: Aamer Sohail slams Pakistan’s 1999 World Cup selection

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 11:34 AM IST
Sohail, who captained Pakistan in six Tests in 1998 and in 22 ODIs between 1996 and 1998, described how he was more inclined towards making Mohammad Yousuf open the innings for the World Cup but the management opted for Afridi.
Venkatesh Prasad and Aamer Sohail clash during the 1996 World Cup.(Twitter/BCCI)
Venkatesh Prasad and Aamer Sohail clash during the 1996 World Cup.(Twitter/BCCI)

‘It was like a slap’: Venkatesh Prasad reveals new details regarding sledging incident with Aamer Sohail

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 06:49 AM IST
During the 1996 World Cup, Sohail had crashed Prasad for a boundary through covers and pointed his fingers at the bowler. However, what happened on the next ball is remembered as one of the greatest comebacks of all time with Prasad knocking over Sohail’s off stump.
Venkatesh Prasad celebrates after dismissing Pakistan’s Aamer Sohail.(Getty Images)
Venkatesh Prasad celebrates after dismissing Pakistan’s Aamer Sohail.(Getty Images)

‘We were shocked by the way he was behaving’: Waqar recalls World Cup face-off between Sohail and Prasad

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 05:50 PM IST
After Anwar was dismissed for 48 in Pakistan’s chase, Sohail was expected to bat on but a rush of adrenaline led to his dismissal and Waqar feels it entirely changed the course of the match.
Babar Azam (L) and Misbah-Ul-Haq addressing a press conference.(Getty Images)
Babar Azam (L) and Misbah-Ul-Haq addressing a press conference.(Getty Images)

If Misbah is to be Babar’s mentor, then we have a problem: Aamer Sohail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 02:24 PM IST
The former Pakistan opener believes that as long as Misbah is the one directing new captain Babar Azam, things may not get any better for Pakistan cricket.
Aamer Sohail(Twitter)
Aamer Sohail(Twitter)

Matter of embarrassment for Pakistan: Aamer Sohail defends Mohammad Hafeez in row over multiple Covid-19 tests

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 10:39 AM IST
Former Pakistan captain Aamer Sohail has come out in Mohammad Hafeez’s defense, saying that the matter of testing players was badly handled by PCB.
Venkatesh Prasad celebrates after dismissing Aamer Sohail during the 1996 World Cup match between India and Pakistan.(Getty Images)
Venkatesh Prasad celebrates after dismissing Aamer Sohail during the 1996 World Cup match between India and Pakistan.(Getty Images)

My blood was really boiling and we needed a wicket: Venkatesh Prasad on the Aamer Sohail incident

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Aditya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 02:53 PM IST
24 years later, Venkatesh Prasad recalled the incident, explaining what prompted him to produce that delivery which knocked over Aamer Sohail’s off-stump.
Navjot Sidhu batting for India in Sharjah(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Navjot Sidhu batting for India in Sharjah(Popperfoto via Getty Images)

‘Paaji, teach your fast bowler’: Aamer Sohail opens up on on-field argument with Navjot Singh Sidhu during 1996 Sharjah match

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 12:47 PM IST
“Sidhu he had talked about an anecdote. I had confronted him about it on a news channel in 2005 when we were talking. He again talked about that incident, and I told him that things had not happened the way he thinks,” said former Pakistan captain Aamer Sohail.
Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed (R) speaks during an Asia Cup press conference as Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma looks on at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.(AFP)
Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed (R) speaks during an Asia Cup press conference as Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma looks on at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.(AFP)

Asia Cup 2018: Younis Khan, Aamer Sohail back Pakistan to beat India

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 09:52 AM IST
Both Pakistan and India are scheduled to play against Hong Kong in their respective opening clashes before the blockbuster clash on September 19 (Wednesday) at the Dubai International Stadium.
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