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Sarfaraz gets four-match suspension for racist comment

DURBAN: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches after accepting that he was in breach of the ICC’s Anti-Racism Code for Participants following an incident that occurred during the second ODI against South Africa in Durban. Sarfaraz aimed a comment at South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo which ...

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Incoming PCB official hopeful of Australia visit in 2019

LONDON-(Reuters): Incoming Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) managing director Wasim Khan has said he hopes Australia will come to the South Asian nation to play at least part of a one-day series currently scheduled to take place in the United Arab Emirates in March. Most cricket nations have avoided touring Pakistan ...

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Ban on Ahmed Shehzad ends today

LAHORE: A four-month ban on Pakistan’s batsman Ahmed Shehzad for breaching the board’s anti-doping rules is set to end today. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) provisionally suspended the 27-year-old batsman for 4 months after he was found guilty of consuming ‘Marijuana’, a banned substance. His dope test was conducted during the ...

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PCB to pay 60pc of BCCI legal cost, orders ICC

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC), has announced that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would incur 60 percent of the costs incurred by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The decision comes after BCCI had won the legal battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the ...

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PCB earns rights to host 2020 Asia Cup

DHAKA/ISLAMABAD: The next Asia Cup will be hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the first time in over a decade, but whether that means it will be played in Pakistan or the United Arab Emirates, is not yet clear. The tournament, which will switch back to being a ...

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Leicestershire CEO Wasim Khan appointed as new PCB MD

LAHORE: Wasim Khan, English county Leicestershire’s chief executive, has been appointed as the new managing director of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Wasim, who has been one of the leading lights of the ECB’s drive to engage British Asians in English cricket, forged his career as CEO of the schools’ cricket ...

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PCB might start fresh inquiry against Danish Kaneria

KARACHI:- Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) might initiate a new inquiry against banned spinner Danish Kaneria after he confessed to being guilty of spot-fixing following six years of denial. Kaneria was banned for life by the England Cricket Board in 2012. “Kaneria’s confession is a serious matter and this week the ...

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BCCI stance on India-Pakistan matches is ‘hypocrisy’: Ehsan Mani

LAHORE – Ehsan Mani, the newly elected PCB chairman, has termed India’s stance on playing Pakistan “hypocrisy”. In a climate of political tension between the two countries, India have not played a bilateral match against Pakistan in any format since January 2013, but have met them 10 times since then ...

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ICC to announce ‘landmark’ judgment soon

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) panel hearing a dispute between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is likely to deliver a “landmark” judgment soon with reverberations for all intersections between sports and politics. A three-person dispute panel, set up to arbitrate the ...

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Shoaib Akhtar resigns as Chairman PCB Advisor

LAHORE: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has resigned from his post of Advisor to chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Speedster – who was appointed by Najam Sethi during his reign as PCB chairman – announced the development on his official Twitter account. This is to announce that i have ...

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