Curiosity more than anything else is the biggest factor surrounding the flamboyant left-handed bat. In the sole T20 at home against New Zealand, he did not look scratchy in spite of being away from international cricket for so long.
The Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Zaka Ashraf has announced that there will be a special award for Saeed Ajmal after he comes back from the ICC World Twenty20. The PCB has stated that it will be a compensation for Saeed Ajmal for his name being controversially omitted from the short list of the ICC Test Player of the Year.
Pakistan suffered its worst T20I defeat after losing to Australia by 94 runs today at Dubai. The series though has been won by Pakistan 2-1 which was courtesy of their Super Over victory in the second match.
Australia may have lost the T20 series against Pakistan, following the Super Over loss in the tied game, which pushed them below Ireland in the T20 rankings. Still, they have plenty to play for in the final T20 at Dubai on Monday.
After a sensational tie, the winner of the contest in the 2nd T20I was decided through the Super Over. Pakistan defeated Australia in the Super Over through an exciting last ball finish chasing down the target of 12 from 6 balls.
Australia held their nerve to chase a stiff target of 245 against a quality bowling attack to clinch the Cool & Cool Cup 2012 2-1. The Aussies defeated Pakistan by 3 wickets with three overs to spare in what was an exciting Third and Final ODI at Sharjah.
Pakistan eased to a 7-wicket win in the Second ODI at Abu Dhabi against Australia. Chasing a competitive target of 249, Pakistan got home with as many as 38 balls to spare to level the 3-ODI Series 1-1.
Australia worked extremely hard to clinch a 4-wicket win in the 1st ODI at Sharjah despite asked to chase a low target of 199. That was because of incredible bowling spells from Saeed Ajmal (10-0-30-3) and Mohammad Hafeez (10-1-29-2).