Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: ECB

British Pakistani coach leads cricket session on 10 Downing St

CHANCE-3

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May watched as the first ever game of cricket was played in Downing Street, led by a British Pakistani female cricket coach. Saba Nasim, who is a practising lawyer and a certified English Cricket Board (ECB) coach, led the historic cricket game session in which Stuart ...

Read More »

Moeen Ali wants permanent role for Saqlain

moeen-ali-saqlain

LONDON: Moeen Ali has implored the ECB to employ Saqlain Mushtaq on a permanent basis after his record-breaking series against South Africa. Moeen credited Saqlain for his advice after claiming 25 wickets in the four-match series. But with the former Pakistan spinner employed only on a consultancy basis – meaning ...

Read More »

Prince of Wales donates to Manchester Fund

PRINCE-CHARLES

LONDON: The Manchester Arena Bombing has affected so many around the world. Politicians, royals and world leaders have sent their condolences to the people of Manchester and the United Kingdom. Members of the British Royal Family were among those who spoke out publicly about the attacks. The Prince of Wales ...

Read More »

ICC to review security in wake of Manchester bombing

Champions Trophy

LONDON: The ICC have reiterated their commitment to safety and security at the forthcoming Champions Trophy and Women’s World Cup, in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed at least 22 people and injured several more in Manchester on Monday night. The incident, which police believe to have been ...

Read More »

Saqlain commits to England as spin consultant

saqlain-mushtaq

LONDON: Saqlain Mushtaq is set to join the ECB on a two-year contract. Saqlain, the former Pakistan spinner, has already had a couple of spells with the England team as a “spin consultant” for two years. In India it was noticeable that the performance of Adil Rashid, in particular, dipped ...

Read More »

ECB tell England players to be brave and smile

england-CRICEKT

LONDON: England’s new Test captain Joe Root and One Day counterpart Eoin Morgan must provide crowd pleasing cricket and bear a sunny disposition so as to attract new players to the game, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. The ECB is taking steps to significantly boost the number of ...

Read More »

ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

Colin Graves

LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

Read More »

Joe Root replaces Cook as England test captain

LONDON: Joe Root said he felt “privileged, humbled and very excited” to be named England test cricket captain, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge. Colin Graves, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), said in a statement that the ...

Read More »

England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

Read More »