Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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Zimbabwe to tour Pakistan for ODI, T20 series

LAHORE: Zimbabwe Cricket have received government permission for a six-match limited overs tour of Pakistan in October-November, officials confirmed on Wednesday. The teams will play three One-Day Internationals between October 30 and November 3, and another three Twenty20 International fixtures that have been pencilled in for Nov 7-10. The ODI ...

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Pakistan and England cricket teams pay tribute to Covid-19 victims

MANCHESTER: Pakistan and England men’s cricket teams observed a one-minute silence before the start of the first Test at Old Trafford as mark of respect for all those affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, nearly 6,000 people out of 280,000 infected have lost their ...

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Pakistani cricketers celebrate Eid in England

LONDON: The Pakistan cricket team celebrated the auspicious festival of Eid-ul-Adha while on international duty in England where they are set to take on the hosts in 3 Tests and as many T20Is. As the likes of Sarfaraz Ahmed, Younis Khan, Babar Azam and others gathered together for the festival, ...

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20 Man Pakistan Squad for England Tests

BIRMINGHAM: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 20-man shortlisted squad for the three-Test series against England starting August 5. The experienced pair of Wahab Riaz and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed has returned to the Test set up, while middle-order batsman Iftikhar Ahmed has been left out. Initially, the PCB had ...

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Amir needs one more negative test for England departure

LONDON: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has tested negative for the coronavirus and now requires just one more negative test before he can depart for England. “It was the first test and the second one will be carried out on Wednesday,” a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman was quoted as saying ...

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PCB Advises Danish Kaneria To Approach ECB

LONDON: The PCB on Friday advised banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to approach the England Cricket Board (ECB) if he wants to resume playing club or domestic cricket. A desperate Kaneria, banned since 2012, wants to resume cricket activities to earn his livelihood but the PCB said it can’t do much since the punishment ...

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Kamran Akmal blames bias for not being able to make return

BIRMINGHAM: Wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal has said that he has not been able to make a comeback into the Pakistan team because of bias that “couple of coaches” have had against him in the recent past. Akmal, who last played for Pakistan in April 2017, was not included in the ...

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Pakistan cricket squad undergoes COVID-19 testing in England

MANCHESTER: Pakistan cricket team after reaching England has undergone COVID-19 testing at Worcestershire. After landing in Manchester the squad traveled via bus to reach Worcestershire, said a spokesman of the Pakistan Cricket Board here. England and Wales Cricket Board medical penal conducted the Corona Virus tests of twenty players and ...

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PCB rejects BCCI’s suggestion to postpone PSL for Asia Cup

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has clarified that it will not be postponing the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6 in a bid to host 2020 Asia Cup next year. An official from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had recently suggested that the PCB postpones it’s ...

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Three Pakistani players test positive for coronavirus

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that three players – Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, and Haider Ali – have tested positive for COVID-19. The PCB, in a statement, said: “The players had shown no symptoms until they were tested in Rawalpindi ahead of the Pakistan men’s national cricket team’s ...

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