Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: PCB

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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Shoaib Akhtar ‘shocked’ that Misbah was not made PCB chairman

LONDON: After Misbah-ul-Haq assumed two major roles of Pakistan national side’s head coach and chief selector, which is a first in the history of Pakistan cricket, former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said he was ‘shocked’ he was not made Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman. “I was shocked that ...

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Sharjeel Khan apologizes for spot fixing, agrees to undergo rehabilitation

LAHORE: Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan apologized to the Pakistan Cricket Baord (PCB) his fans and cricket fraternity 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 the irresponsible ...

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Aleem Dar grabs another honour, equals Steve Bucknor

LONDON: One of the world’s most renowned cricket umpire Aleem Dar grabbed another feat to his credit after he became the most experienced umpire in Test cricket. The second Ashes Test on Thursday, 15 August, proved to be Dar’s 128th Test match as an umpire. The 51 years old, Pakistani ...

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PCB excludes Shoaib Malik, Hafeez from central contracts

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik have not been offered central contracts but they will remain available for selection. PCB in a press release announced the list of central contracts for the 2019-20 season during which the men’s cricket team will play six World Test ...

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Imam apologises for scandal with multiple women

LAHORE: Pakistan batsman Imam-ul-Haq has apologised to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for an online scandal involving multiple women who accused him of “cheating and manipulation”. The opening batsman had landed in hot waters last week when a few women posted alleged screenshots of his objectionable Whatsapp and Instagram chats ...

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Ehsan Mani appointed as chairperson of ICC’s F&CA

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has been appointed as chairperson of the ICC’s Financial and Commercial Affairs Committee (F&CA). The appointment was made by ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar during last week’s ICC Annual Conference. The F&CA is one of the ICC’s most important committees, which assists the ...

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Inzamam step down as a chief selector of Pakistan cricket team

LAHORE: Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has decided to step down as a chief selector of Pakistan cricket team, after his contract expires on July 31. Inzamam was appointed in August 2016 and has decided not to renew his contract. “After more than three years as Pakistan men’s selection committee chairman, ...

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