Monday, 24 July 2017

Tag Archives: PCB

Misbah to lead Pakistan in Windies tour

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s ageing Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday made himself available for next month’s series in the West Indies, ignoring entreaties from ex-players to call time on his illustrious career following a slew of poor results. Misbah, who will turn 43 in May, had asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ...

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Sharjeel Khan submits reply to spot-fixing charge sheet

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LAHORE: Islamabad United’s opener Sharjeel Khan has submitted the reply to the charge sheet of spot fixing in Pakistan Super League (PSL). According to sources, the left handed batsman stated in his reply that he did nothing wrong. “I can’t even think about spot fixing,” he said. About meeting with the ...

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Sharjeel denies any wrongdoing

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KARACHI: Opening batsman Sharjeel Khan on Wednesday denied he is guilty of any wrongdoing in relation to allegations of spot-fixing during the PSL 2017. Sharjeel, who was in Karachi earlier today, said he has not done anything wrong. “I have not done anything wrong. Everything will get clear soon,” he ...

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Players must respect the game: Sangakkara

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DUBAI: Sri Lankan Batsman and captain of Karachi Kings in Pakistan Super League (PSL), Kumar Sangakkara has called for the need of trasnparency in cricket saying there should be no room for corruption in sport. According to the details, Sangakara said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and its Anti Corruption Unit ...

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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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