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  • in my opinion afridi shouldn t be in team ejaz butt

    In my opinion, Afridi shouldn't be in team: Ejaz Butt

    Cricket | October 17, 2014 10:13 IST

    Karachi: Former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Ejaz Butt doesn't appear to have forgotten his three-year-old dispute with flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi as he said that the former captain didn't deserve to be in

  • hafeez recovers from hand injury fit for first test

    Hafeez recovers from hand injury, fit for first test

    Cricket | October 16, 2014 14:49 IST

    ISLAMABAD: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has fully recovered from a hand injury and is fit for next week's first test against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.Earlier this month, Hafeez missed the one-off Twenty20 and the

  • ajmal bowls with revamped action under saqlain s supervision

    Ajmal bowls with revamped action under Saqlain's supervision

    Cricket | October 16, 2014 10:39 IST

    Karachi: Pakistan's suspended off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal yesterday for the first time bowled with his revamped action under the supervision of Saqlain Mushtaq.Ajmal bowled a number of overs to experienced all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez who has also

  • pcb take lion s share out of clt20 appearance fee for lahore

    PCB take 'Lion's share' out of CLT20 appearance fee for Lahore

    Cricket | October 16, 2014 10:31 IST

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has taken close to 60 percent of the appearance money earned by the Lahore Lions team during the recently concluded Champions League T20 in India paying Mohammad Hafeez and Co

  • misbah should quit odis says wasim akram

    Misbah should quit ODIs, says Wasim Akram

    Cricket | October 16, 2014 8:05 IST

    New Delhi: Pakistan fast bowler and former captain Wasim Akram targeted the struggling Misbah-ul-Haq, blaming him for the back to back defeats in two ODI series against Sri Lanka and Australia. He also urged the

  • rookie spinner yasir shah included in pak squad for tests

    Rookie spinner Yasir Shah included in Pak squad for tests against Australia

    Cricket | October 15, 2014 7:51 IST

    New Delhi: PCB on Tuesday included the uncapped rookie spinner Yasir Shah as a replacement for the suspended Saeed Ajmal in the 19-man squad for the two test series against Australia in UAE from next

  • afridi backs misbah as skipper for next wc

    Afridi backs Misbah as skipper for next WC

    Cricket | October 15, 2014 6:44 IST

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board moved tonight to end a controversy surrounding the captaincy of the national team and issued a statement by Shahid Afridi in which the all-rounder threw his weight behind struggling Misbah-ul-

  • pcb chief unhappy with shahid afridi s comments

    PCB chief unhappy with Shahid Afridi's comments

    Cricket | October 14, 2014 19:48 IST

    Islamabad:  Shahid Afridi could face disciplinary action for creating a controversy over the captaincy of Pakistan for the Cricket World Cup.   Afridi, the 2011 World Cup captain, was stand-in skipper during the third one-day international

  • won t force misbah to lead pakistan in 2015 wc says pcb

    Won't force Misbah to lead Pakistan in 2015 WC, says PCB chief

    Cricket | October 14, 2014 14:35 IST

    New Delhi: After a whitewash against Australia, PCB chief Shaharyar Khan in a statement said the Misbah won't be forced by the board to captain Pakistan in World Cup next year, however it will still

  • pcb to discuss world cup captaincy in meeting

    PCB to discuss World Cup captaincy in meeting

    Cricket | October 14, 2014 9:38 IST

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board will convene a meeting of its Board of Governors next week to discuss the thorny issue of national team's captaincy in next year's World Cup.Sources in the board said Chairman

  • misbah skipping 3rd odi against australia triggers

    Misbah skipping 3rd ODI against Australia triggers speculation

    Cricket | October 13, 2014 13:05 IST

    Karachi: The trouble-prone Pakistan cricket team dressing room was once again witness to some drama and it took Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan's intervention to diffuse the controversy generated by Misbah-ul-Haq's decision to

  • pakistan seek sri lanka help to host international cricket

    Pakistan seek Sri Lanka help to host international cricket

    Cricket | October 10, 2014 20:07 IST

    Colombo: The newly-appointed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has sought Sri Lanka's help to host international cricket again in the strife-torn country. "Pakistan is following a gradual and step by step approach to open

  • younis khan needs to show some maturity pcb chief

    Younis Khan needs to show some maturity: PCB chief

    Cricket | September 28, 2014 20:20 IST

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan said that senior batsman Younis Khan ought to show "some maturity" but ruled out any disciplinary action against veteran star."I am a bit disappointed at the way Younis

  • angry younis blasts selectors after odi axe

    Angry Younis blasts selectors after ODI axe

    Cricket | September 26, 2014 16:14 IST

    Karachi: Upset at being dropped from the ODI side, Pakistan's senior batsman and former captain Younis Khan today lambasted the national selectors and said they should be held accountable if they fail to build a

  • mushtaq targets ajmal return before world cup

    Mushtaq targets Ajmal return before World Cup

    Cricket | September 25, 2014 19:53 IST

    ISLAMABAD: Saqlain Mushtaq hopes suspended offspinner Saeed Ajmal will clear his bowling action and represent Pakistan in next year's limited-overs World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.   The Pakistan Cricket Board has hired Mushtaq to

  • pakistan unable to find replacement for banned ajmal

    Pakistan unable to find replacement for banned Ajmal

    Cricket | September 24, 2014 20:33 IST

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan selectors were unable to find a replacement for suspended offspinner Saeed Ajmal and has instead recalled left-arm spinner Raza Hasan for the limited-overs series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates next month.Ajmal,

  • afridi gets a pay cut misbah gets a raise

    Afridi gets a pay cut, Misbah gets a raise

    Cricket | September 24, 2014 7:12 IST

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi will be docked 25 per cent of his salary for four months for failing to reach a minimum level of fitness, while 40-year-old test and ODI skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will

  • pcb considering sohaib maqsood for t20 captaincy sources

    PCB considering Sohaib Maqsood for T20 captaincy: Sources

    Cricket | September 16, 2014 13:45 IST

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is seriously considering young batsman, Sohaib Maqsood for the national T20 captaincy. Reliable sources told PTI that although Shahid Afridi was the front runner for the T20 captaincy but some

  • work on ajmal s bowling action starts next week

    Work on Ajmal's bowling action starts next week

    Cricket | September 11, 2014 23:15 IST

    ISLAMABAD: Former test cricketer Saqlain Mushtaq is among the big-name help provided by Pakistan to assist suspended offspinner Saeed Ajmal in remodeling his bowling action.   Saqlain and a team of the Pakistan Cricket Board's own

  • pakistan players risk losing 25 percent of match fees

    Pakistan players risk losing 25 percent of match fees

    Cricket | September 10, 2014 23:33 IST

    Karachi: Pakistani players who are centrally contracted to the cricket board could lose 25 percent of their salary if they fail to match fitness levels prescribed by the national cricket academy.Muhammad Akram, the head coach