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Shoaib Akhtar appointed PCB’s brand ambassador

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed ex-cricketer and fast bowler as Advisor to Chairman Najam Sethi on Cricket/Brand Ambassador of the board. Sethi tweeted, “Shoaib Akhtar has been appointed Advisor to Chairman on Cricket Affairs/Brand Ambassador PCB”. Shoaib Akhtar has been appointed Advisor to Chairman on Cricket Affairs/Brand Ambassador ...

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Salman Butt discloses he was part of All Stars League

DUBAI: Salman Butt, the former Pakistan captain, could face a possible punishment after taking part in the unsanctioned Ajman All Stars T20 League that is the subject of an International Cricket Council investigation into possible match-fixing. The match in question was between the Dubai Bulls and Sharjah Warriors with several ...

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PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand series, Imad Wasim dropped

KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been dropped while former captain Azhar Ali made a comeback as Pakistan announced a 15-member squad for the five-match series against New Zealand. Junaid Khan was also not included in Pakistan’s squad and was replaced by Amir Yamin in the team. “Imad Wasim was again ...

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Fast bowler Asif angry with PCB over Amir’s comeback

Fast bowler Mohammad Asif, has blamed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of double standards, as he remains unsuccessful in impressing the selectors. “I have performed in two seasons and I am fit. I am ready to take any fitness test or undergo intensive training. But the board appears to have ...

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Pakistan targeting associate nations to play during the IPL

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing serious conundrums with the latest updates made by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC recently made the April-May window open only for the Indian Premier League (IPL) action. What this essentially meant was that the other countries were asked by the ...

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No more Pakistan-India matches in ICC’s new Future Tour Programme

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed Future Tour Programme (FTP) in which Pakistan team is schedule to play only 38 bilateral ODIs and 28 Tests in four-year cycle from 2019 to 2023. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is waiting for a decision on its dispute claim against India before ...

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PCB files notice of dispute against BCCI, demands $70 million

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Baord’s (PCB) efforts to either play against India, or at least be compensated for series that have been cancelled has reached a potentially decisive phase after the board officially sent a notice of dispute to the International Cricket Council (ICC). In short, that triggers the start ...

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Hafeez suspended from bowling in int’l matches

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

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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