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  • Players need to perform consistently, says PCB's new chief selector 13 hours 43 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's new chief selector Haroon Rasheed on Modnay issued a warning to the members of the national team that they had to either perform consistently or the selectors would look for replacements. "At the end of the day the selectors can only pick the best squad and the coaches can...
  • Waqar Younis complains of Umar Akmal in World Cup report to PCB 3 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's disappointing cricket World Cup campaign was not just about missed opportunities on the field with head coach Waqar Younis submitting a strongly-worded report to the PCB complaining about the behaviour of Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Muhammad Hafeez. According to a report on 'Dawn News TV', Waqar, in his...
  • PCB to announce new ODI captain soon 5 days ago

    Karachi: PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan on Wednesday said that the Board would announce a new captain of the national One-day side and a new selection committee in a couple of days. "In the past we didn't have a vice captain but this time we might also appoint a vice captain. Honestly...
  • Waqar Younis Fears 'Death' of Pakistan Cricket 1 week ago

    Sydney: Waqar Younis warned on Tuesday that cricket could die out in Pakistan if rival teams continue to boycott the country where international tours have not taken place since 2009. There has been no international cricket in Pakistan since the militant attacks on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore in...
  • First batch of Pakistan cricketers return home from World Cup 2015 March 22, 2015

    Karachi: The first batch of Pakistani players returned home on Sunday night after their failed cricket World Cup campaign. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had asked for special security for the second batch of players who will reach Lahore on Sunday night. A PCB delegation asked for the security in a meeting...
  • PCB shortlists 3 candidates for job of chief selector March 22, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has narrowed down its search for a new chief selector to three former Test players, Iqbal Qasim, Mohsin Hasan Khan and Wasim Bari. Reliable sources said that PCB has conveyed to the sitting chief selector Moin Khan that he would be released from his position...
  • Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam in line for Pakistan ODI captaincy: reports March 21, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan batsmen Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam are under consideration to be appointed as captain of the national one-day side after the World Cup. A well-informed source in the Pakistan Cricket Board said that the hierarchy of the board had ruled out a comeback for either Kamran Akmal and Shoaib...
  • PCB pulls up Saeed Ajmal for captaincy comment March 21, 2015

    Karachi: The PCB has not appreciated comments made by star off-spinner Saeed Ajmal where he has promoted the names of Muhammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as captain of the one-day squad. Misbah, who had already announced his retirement from ODIs after the showpiece event, bowed out after...
  • PCB to analyse Pakistan's World Cup performance March 20, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Friday it would carry out an analysis of the national team's showing as well as the performances of every individual in the World Cup. But PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan also said in a statement that the board would give a befitting farewell to...
  • World Cup 2015: Saeed Ajmal available if Pakistan reach semi-final March 18, 2015

    Karachi: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that the option of flying out off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to Australia for the cricket World Cup was available if Pakistan reached the semi-finals of the tournament. Khan said that Ajmal could replace the injured pacer Mohammad Irfan, who was ruled out of the World...
  • PCB wants Salman Butt to be more honest and forthright March 13, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is at loggerheads with Salman Butt as the banned Test captain is not ready to accept blame for encouraging his former team-mates Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif to take part in spot-fixing in 2010. A senior official in the PCB told PTI that the board...
  • PCB is interested in reviving Indo-Pak series: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur March 12, 2015

    Newly-elected BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Sharyar Khan was interested in reviving the India-Pakistan series during their meet earlier this week. "During our talk, we raised the issue of the Pakistan-India series. We just initiated the talks and he initiated his view point and...
  • Zimbabwe in negotiations for May tour in Pakistan March 12, 2015

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is in negotiations with Zimbabwe after the African side expressed an interest in touring Pakistan later this year. "I have met with the chief executive of the Zimbabwe cricket union and we discussed the revival of international cricket in Pakistan," team manager Naved Akram Cheema told...
  • PCB counting on MoU with BCCI to earn max revenues: Shaharyar Khan March 11, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Shaharyar Khan has said that the PCB is counting on its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian Cricket Board to be implemented to earn maximum revenues from its sale of media rights. He also told a news conference in Lahore on Wednesday after returning from...
  • Moin Khan to be sacked as Pakistan's chief selector after World Cup March 10, 2015

    Karachi: Former Test captain, Moin Khan will be released from his duties as chief selector after the ICC cricket World Cup regardless of where the Pakistan team ends in the mega-event. According to a well-placed reliable source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Moin has been told his services are no...
  • Security scene better but no plans to host top teams now, says PCB March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Insisting that the security situation in Pakistan is "much better" now, the Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan says the PCB can repose faith in full members to tour the strife-torn country in the near future by successfully hosting the ICC associate nations. Khan said at present the PCB has...
  • World Cup 2015: PCB chief meets BCCI secretary in Delhi March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: PCB chief Shahryar Khan met BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur here with both officials calling it a "courtesy interaction". Khan had told PTI last week that he was coming to India to meet the newly elected office-bearers at BCCI including president Jagmohan Dalmiya with focus on revival of cricketing ties...
  • PCB chief to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya, seeks stamp on bilateral series March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: PCB chairman Shahryar Khan has welcomed the return of 'old friend' Jagmohan Dalmiya to the BCCI helm and said that he will be visiting India later in the week to seek confirmation from his counterpart on the planned series between the two countries from 2015 to 2023. Both Dalmiya...
  • World Cup: No disciplinary action against Pakistan selector Moin Khan March 3, 2015

    Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan will not face further disciplinary action after being sent home from the World Cup for visiting a casino. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan said the matter had been investigated and no further action would be taken against Moin. Moin Khan has suffered a terrible last few...
  • Moin Khan summoned by Pakistan Cricket Board February 28, 2015

    Karachi: Two days after returning home to an angry reception, the chief selector Moin Khan has been summoned by the Pakistan Cricket Board to explain his conduct, a visit to a Casino in Christchurch a night before the national team's World Cup match against the West Indies. A source in the...
  • World Cup 2015: Moin Khan provided security after fans gather outside his house February 27, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's under-fire chief selector, Moin Khan has been provided security by the police after angry cricket fans held demonstrations outside his residence in Defence Housing Authority. SSP South Tariq Dharejo said that police personnel had been deployed at Moin's residence for security reasons. "We have deployed the security after he complained...
  • Fans smash eggs on their own heads in anger against Moin Khan February 26, 2015

    Islamabad: A handful of Pakistan cricket fans smashed eggs on their heads in anger on Thursday after the country's chief selector returned home from the World Cup in disgrace because he visited a casino. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan ordered Moin Khan to come back after the former wicketkeeper was...
  • Shoaib Akhtar wins legal battle against PCB February 26, 2015

    Karachi: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Thursday reportedly won a long running legal battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the recovery of seven million rupees which were deducted from his earnings as penalty imposed on him by an appellate tribunal for indiscipline. In October 2007 when Nasim...
  • World Cup 2015: Moin Khan apologises to Pakistan fans for casino visit February 25, 2015

    Brisbane: Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan on Wednesday apologised for going to a New Zealand casino on the eve of a crucial World Cup match, an "inappropriate" visit which has seen him sent home from the tournament. Moin said he was sorry that his actions had offended millions of cricket...
  • World Cup: Petition filed against Pakistan's poor performance February 24, 2015

    Lahore High Court (LHC) Monday admitted a petition against the poor performance of the Pakistani team during the ongoing World Cup. The team has lost both their matches so far, the first was to India and the second to the West Indies. The petitioner has named Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Cricket...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: PCB probes Moin Khan's casino visit February 23, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday launched an investigation into chief selector Moin Khan's alleged visit to a casino ahead of the team's World Cup clash against the West Indies. PCB chairman Shehryar Khan promised action if required but also assured that Moin Khan would get a fair probe. Pakistan suffered...
  • Criticism against Pakistan team unfair, says PCB official February 22, 2015

    Karachi: A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board has lamented that the culture of criticism and scorn being directed at the national team after a bad performance is not visible in any other cricket playing nation. "I can understand the people's disappointment at the team's performance in the World Cup...
  • World Cup 2015: Luden stays as Pakistan fielding coach, says PCB February 18, 2015

    Christchurch: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday denied rumours of any internal rift between players and the team management over the attitude of some players. "It is clarified that the news is absolutely false and that nothing of the sort has happened," a PCB statement said Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Pakistan...
  • PCB wants Ajmal to play domestic cricket and be ready for World Cup 2015 February 8, 2015

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan wants offspinner Saeed Ajmal to play some domestic cricket before he could be considered for national selection with his modified bowling action after being cleared by the International Cricket Council. Even as the PCB appears to be less confident in...
  • ICC clears Saeed Ajmal's action but World Cup return uncertain February 7, 2015

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday confirmed that following remedial work and retests, the bowling actions of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal and Sohag Gazi of Bangladesh have been found to be legal, and the players can now resume bowling in international cricket. However, it is still not clear that whether Ajmal...