Saturday, 27 May 2017

Tag Archives: PCB

PCB suspend Sharjeel and Khalid Latif over match-fixing concerns

DUBAI: Pakistan’s two opening batsmen in their nine-wicket Twenty20 win against England last year have been provisionally suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board as part of a domestic match-fixing investigation. Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif scored 59 runs apiece in that victory at Old Trafford in September but are playing ...

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Sarfraz steps in, Azhar steps down as ODI captain

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LAHORE: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan’s One-day International (ODI) cricket team captain and Sarfraz Ahmad will now take over as ODI captain. Azhar took this decision after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. “Azhar met me Thursday and offered to step down ...

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England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

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PSL ‘Spirit Trophy’ unveiling ceremony today

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DUBAI: The trophy unveiling ceremony of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held in Dubai on Monday (today). President of PSL’s Governing Council Najam Sethi and captains and owners of all five franchises – Karachi Kings, Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars – ...

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Azhar Ali’s captaincy to be reviewed post Australia tour: PCB

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SYDNEY: The chairman of the PCB has said that the captaincy of the national one-day team skipper Azhar Ali will be reviewed after the Australian tour. “Once the Australian tour is over we will review the captaincy issue and take a decision on it,” Shaharyar Khan said. “I don’t want ...

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Inzamam invites FICA officials to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has invited the officials of Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) to visit Pakistan and check the security situation themselves. Inzamam’s statement was in reaction to FICA’s report which was issued earlier suggesting overseas players not to participate in the final of ...

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PCB slams FICA for ‘careless and cavalier’ approach

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday slammed Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) over their ‘careless’ approach in handling the matter of international teams visiting Pakistan. FICA earlier on Tuesday had issued a report which strongly suggested that overseas players decline to participate in the 2017 Pakistan Super ...

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Lahore to stage PSL final, confirms PCB

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that the final of this year’s Pakistan Super League would be held in Lahore on March 9. The PCB has confirmed that they are now working on the plans to bring the international players to the country, and if the players are not ...

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