Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Tag Archives: PCB

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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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: Paul Collingwood

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LONDON: There are lots of reasons why I’m looking forward to playing in the World XI T20 tour of Lahore. Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab ...

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Sethi says zero tolerance for corrupt practices

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LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that the verdict of PCB anti corruption tribunal against spot fixer Sharjeel Khan is a vindication of our policy of zero tolerance against corrupt practices in the game of cricket. “The PCB anti corruption and vigilance department deserves great credit ...

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