Thursday, 12 December 2019

Tag Archives: PCB

Pakistan set for first real ‘home’ Test in a decade

LONDON: There is a lot more at stake than World Test Championship points for Pakistan when they host Sri Lanka in a two-match series this month as the country hosts its first Tests on home soil since the 2009 militant attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus in Lahore. That attack ...

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Sri Lanka name 16-man roster for Pakistan Test series

LONDON: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday announced a full-strength squad for the upcoming two-Test tour of Pakistan, with no regulars left behind – a significant show of confidence in security arrangements of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The islanders had visited Pakistan for two limited-overs series in September as ...

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PCB permits disgraced Sharjeel Khan to play club cricket

LONDON: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has allowed disgraced batsman Sharjeel Khan to play club cricket in what could be a massive step towards his eventual induction into the national fold. Sharjeel, according to sources close to the matter, passed on his second attempt at the PCB Anti-Corruption and Security ...

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Bangladesh women team tour to help resume int’l cricket: Bismah

LAHORE: Pakistan women cricket team captain Bismah Maroof has said that the Bangladesh women team tour is a step forward in the full resumption of international cricket in the country. Speaking at the trophy unveiling ceremony of Pak-Bangladesh series along with touring captain Salma Khatun, here at Gaddafi Stadium on ...

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PCB sacks Sarfraz, names Azhar, Babar as Test, T20 captains

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sacked Sarfraz Ahmed as the national cricket team skipper across all formats while Azhar Ali and Babar Azam were named as new Test and T20 captains respectively. The cricket board has taken this decision to Sarfraz Ahmed’s drop in overall form, which has also ...

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PCB sacks Sarfraz Ahmed as captain across all formats

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has removed Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain from all formats, with immediate effect. The wicketkeeper-batsman has also been dropped from the side ahead of Australia tour and has been asked by the PCB to regain form in domestic cricket before, inorder to be a part ...

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Sharjeel Khan apologizes for spot fixing

LAHORE: Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan apologized to the Pakistan Cricket Baord (PCB) his fans and cricket fraternity on Monday for his spot fixing scandal during the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). “I offer my unconditional apology to the Pakistan Cricket Board, my teammates, fans and family for ...

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Ex-captain finds Misbah-ul-Haq unfit for modern cricket

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain-turned-cricket commentator Ramiz Raja has dismissed Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) idea of introducing dual roles in Pakistan cricket and has also voiced against the likely appointment of Misbah-ul-Haq as chief selector and head coach. “The idea of dual roles can work in the western block where the ...

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Asia Cup: PCB sets deadline for India to confirm participation

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan has said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has until June, 2020 to confirm participation in the Pakistan-hosted Asia Cup. The tournament is scheduled to take place in September next year. According to details, ...

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