Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Tag Archives: PCB

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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West Indies tour of Pakistan postponed due to smog

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

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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