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Last updated: Friday, 28 March, 2003, 09:59 GMT

Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis Pakistan flops fined
The Pakistan World Cup squad have been fined half of their fees after their dismal performance.

Rashid Latif Latif succeeds axed Waqar
World Cup failures Pakistan sack Waqar Younis as captain, replacing him with wicket-keeper Rashid Latif.

Pakistan 'let Waqar down'
Waqar Younis has been made a scapegoat for World Cup failure, former Pakistan coach Richard Pybus tells BBC Sport.


MORE STORIES

Anwar to play on
Pakistan opener Saeed Anwar decides against retiring from international cricket.

Waqar vows to carry on
Waqar Younis says he wants to continue his Pakistan career as Inzamam-ul-Haq gives up the vice-captaincy.

World Cup fallout
Failure in cricket's global showpiece has seen heads roll in several of the vanquished teams.

Afridi targets Pakistan recall
Banned all-rounder Shahid Afridi bids to win back his place in the national side.

Pybus sets out plan
Ex-Pakistan coach Richard Pybus says cricket there needs a radical overhaul.

Afridi handed sledging ban
Pakistan ban Shahid Afridi from next month's Sharjah tournament for sledging during the World Cup loss to India.


MATCH REPORTS

Pakistan out after wash-out
Zimbabwe progress to the Super Six after rain forces their match against Pakistan to be abandoned.

Tendulkar inspires India
Sachin Tendulkar plays a classic innings to lead India to a six-wicket win over arch rivals Pakistan.

Pakistan labour to victory
Pakistan are unconvincing in a 97-run win over Holland, despite Wasim Akram's 500th one-day international wicket.

England thrash Pakistan
An inspired James Anderson spell leads England to a vital 112-run win over Pakistan.

Wasim shatters Namibia
Pakistan thrash Namibia by 171 runs as Wasim Akram takes five for 28.

Australia deny defiant Pakistan
Pakistan lose by 82 runs to Australia, despite a battling late stand in their Group B opener.


WASIM AKRAM MILESTONE

Wasim hits 500
A look back at the career of Wasim Akram as he takes his 500th wicket in one-day international cricket.

Wasim names favourite scalps
Wasim Akram says taking the wickets of Allan Lamb and Chris Lewis in the 1992 World Cup final are his two most memorable dismissals.

Akram expresses worries
Wasim Akram fears for the future of cricket in Pakistan following his country's disastrous World Cup.


OTHER NEWS AND FEATURES

Pybus steps down
Pakistan coach Richard Pybus says he will reject any offer of a new contract.

Imran demands re-think
Former captain Imran Khan believes the domestic game has weakened the Pakistan side.

Pakistan issue public apology
Pakistan's players say sorry to their fans as a commission is appointed to probe their World Cup failure.

Shoaib breaks 100mph mark
Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar delivers a ball at more than 100mph against England at the World Cup.

Pakistan could look to Britain
Pakistan's manager believes attracting British Asian youths to play for the country would give the team more steel.


RICHARD PYBUS COLUMNS

Pybus: Latif is a stop-gap captain
Ex-Pakistan coach Richard Pybus says it is wrong to get rid of Waqar Younis.

End of an era for Pakistan
Pakistan coach Richard Pybus tells BBC Sport his side's World Cup exit is a sign of the times for Pakistani cricket.

India provide the acid test
Pakistan coach Richard Pybus tells BBC Sport it is time for his 'gifted squad' to shine against India.

No excuses for England defeat
Pakistan coach Richard Pybus lays the blame for defeat to England squarely with the batsmen.



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