Thursday, 14 December 2017

Tag Archives: PCB

No more Pakistan-India matches in ICC’s new Future Tour Programme

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DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed Future Tour Programme (FTP) in which Pakistan team is schedule to play only 38 bilateral ODIs and 28 Tests in four-year cycle from 2019 to 2023. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is waiting for a decision on its dispute claim against India before ...

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PCB files notice of dispute against BCCI, demands $70 million

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DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Baord’s (PCB) efforts to either play against India, or at least be compensated for series that have been cancelled has reached a potentially decisive phase after the board officially sent a notice of dispute to the International Cricket Council (ICC). In short, that triggers the start ...

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Hafeez suspended from bowling in int’l matches

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DUBAI: Former Pakistan captain M Hafeez was Thursday suspended from bowling in international matches with immediate effect due to illegal action. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that an independent assessment has found Hafeez ‘ bowling action to be illegal. According to an ICC press release, majority of Hafeez ‘ ...

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Sharjeel appeal against spot-fixing ban rejected

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LAHORE: An appeal by fast-rising Pakistan opener Sharjeel Khan against a five-year ban over spot-fixing was rejected this week with his lawyer vowing to challenge the decision in a higher court. Sharjeel , 28, was banned for five years, two-and-a-half of them suspended, in August following an investigation by a ...

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West Indies tour of Pakistan postponed due to smog

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The highly anticipated West Indies tour of Pakistan – which was due to take place later this month – has been postponed due to smog in Lahore, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials revealed. Severe smog in Lahore, among other reasons, forced the three-match T20 series to be postponed until next ...

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Captain Sarfraz turns down offer from a bookmaker

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DUBAI: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmad has been approached by bookie for match-fixing which he turned down. According to sources, the Pakistani captain told Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials about the offer. He also reported it to PCB Anti Corruption Unit and security head, Colonel Azam in Lahore. The bookie is ...

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Amir and Hafeez return for Sri Lanka T20s

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) national selection committee headed by Inzamam-ul-Haq has announced the 16-member Pakistan squad for the Twenty20 series against Lanka. Experienced all-rounder M Hafeez has returned to the T20 side, as the PCB has made only one change in the squad that faced star-studded World XI ...

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PCB set to demand USD 70 million compensation from BCCI

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DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board, following its consultation process, will ask the Board of Control for Cricket in India to pay USD 70 million for failing to play two ‘home bilateral series. The Pakistan board is expected to file its claims to the ICC’s dispute resolution committee in a few ...

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Pakistan stepping stone towards revival of int’l cricket: ICC CEO

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LAHORE: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer David Richardson has said that the World XI tour to Pakistan is a stepping stone towards the revival of international cricket. Speaking at a press briefing here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Richardson said: “We strongly believe that hosting the World ...

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World Eleven Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

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LAHORE: In what could be the beginning of international cricket resuming in strife-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side landed in Lahore on Sunday night for a Twenty20 series against the hosts. An unprecedented security greeting the side, to be led by South African captain Faf du Plessis, at the Allama Iqbal ...

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