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Worcestershire secure Ajmal deal

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Worcestershire have secured a deal to bring Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal back to New Road in 2015 for at least the second half of the season from July.

Saeed Ajmal cleared to bowl by the ICC

Pakistan off-spinner was banned from bowling in international cricket due to an illegal action.

The Birth Of The Suspect Action

Pakistan's ace spinner Saeed Ajmal was banned from bowling in competitive cricket by the ICC after a technical review of his action found that Ajmal flexed his elbow more than double the allowed 15 degrees. Ajmal's action was reviewed in 2009 and cleared. Show More Summary

Ajmal reported for suspect bowling action

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for suspect bowling action for the second time in his career and will undergo further testing over the next three weeks.

A battle of skills

2 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

In the Dawn, Hassan Cheema takes stock of a fascinating little battle between Saeed Ajmal and Hashim Amla that played out on the second day of the Test match between South Africa and Pakistan in Cape Town. Ajmal’s greatest strengths lie not in bowling the odd doosra but the subtle changes in his length that he can employ. Show More Summary

Any logic behind Ajmal’s exclusion?

3 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Saeed Ajmal's exclusion from the 2012 ICC Player of the Year awards list is baffling, considering he was the highest Test wicket-taker during the time frame (August 5, 2011 to August 4, 2012) which the ICC considered while making its picks. Show More Summary

Cricket: Cheema, Ajmal restrict Sri Lanka

Aizaz Cheema and Saeed Ajmal shared seven wickets as Pakistan dismissed Sri Lanka for 188 in the Asia Cup tournament on Thursday, despite half-centuries from Kumar Sangakkara and Upul Tharanga. Fast bowler Cheema finished with 4-43 and...Show More Summary

C'mon The Bowlers

Zimbabwe can't bat against pace, England can't bat against spin and India can't bat. Saeed Ajmal's face speaks for all those successful bowlers who are strutting their stuff on the test match stage at the moment. Happy times.

How Ajmal does what he does

3 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Shoaib Naveed says all the controversy about Saeed Ajmal's action could be avoided if people realised that his bowling has nothing to do with how much he bends his elbow, but everything to do with how he uses his wrist. Naveed writes, in Dawn, that it is a myth that offspinners use their fingers to turn the ball. Show More Summary

Old But Worth a Look – Qasai 2.0

Just when Saeed Ajmal had bamboozled the English batsmen and we were having some English curry for dinner while watching (not so) great former English players moaning about Ajmal’s action we found out this. Courtesy: Express News

England undermine themselves

3 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The mystery about Saeed Ajmal's day in Dubai was not his teesra but how England were caused such embarrassment on a surface as harmless as an empty pincushion, writes Vic Marks in the Guardian. No, England were undermined, not by the teesra, but by themselves and it was not so much a failure of technique, but of the mind. Show More Summary

Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal deserves credit for his superb performance against England

Well, it certainly wasn’t a quiet start to this Test series, was it? Those expecting a slow day of English accumulation after they had won the toss were shaken from their slumbers as early as the sixth over. The introduction of the off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez- he has been used early in Tests before and has [...]

'My aim is to become Pakistan's best bowler'

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Despite making a late entry into the international game, Saeed Ajmal has quickly emerged as one of the top spinners in the world. In an interview with, he speaks about his county experience at Worcestershire, having Sachin...Show More Summary

A Spinner's Pitch in Guyana

15 of the first 22 wickets to fall in the Test Match in Guyana have fallen to spin. Devendra Bishoo and Saeed Ajmal, two spinners who will surely feature prominently in cricket conservations in the coming decade have been amongst the wickets. Show More Summary

Rookies in the role of main performers

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Wouldn't it have been a help to West Indies' youngsters to have Ramnaresh Sarwan or Shivnarine Chanderpaul meeting them at the crease at some stage to rotate the strike, to deal with Saeed Ajmal and to take some of the pressure off them...Show More Summary

A Classic Twist

Saeed Ajmal giving it plenty of concentration and rotation in his latest outing against the pride of the Windies.

Saqlain was a better bowler than Muralitharan

4 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Saeed Ajmal made his debut for Pakistan at the advanced cricketing age of 30, but made an immediate impact with his variations, especially the doosra, and his ability to handle pressure. He played a crucial role in Pakistan's drive to...Show More Summary

Pietersen bowled Ajmal 23

Saeed Ajmal, an off-spinner in the Saqlain Mushtaq mould, deceived Kevin Pietersen a few minutes ago, and both Michael Holding and Ian Botham surprisingly did not point out the most important fact about that dismissal. I don't know why this is the case, but spin bowling is not watched as carefully as seam bowling is in England. Show More Summary

History Never Has the Last Word

Zulqarnain Haider and Saeed Ajmal congratulate each other on being Test cricketers. The new boys have made the difference and, even though they will probably not win the match, their efforts are just what the rest of the team needed. But this is Pakistan so you can read nothing into what might happen next.

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