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  • PCB chief to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya, seeks stamp on bilateral series 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Pakistan contract dispute not affecting Cup preparations, says PCB February 6, 2015

    Karachi: A dispute with Pakistan players over their central contracts is not affecting the team's preparations for the World Cup, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Friday. Najam Sethi, head of the board's executive committee, said the dispute had been blown out of proportion in the media. "The players are focused...
  • Indo-Pak bilateral ties must for Pakistan players' participation in IPL, says Sethi February 6, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistani players would only be able to play in the Indian Premier League once bilateral cricket ties with India were restored on a permanent basis, according to a Pakistan Cricket Board official. The former chairman of the PCB Najam Sethi, who now heads the powerful executive committee, said that the...
  • Rahat Ali to replace Junaid Khan in Pakistan's World Cup squad: PCB February 5, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday announced that left-arm paceman, Rahat Ali would be replacing injured fast bowler Junaid Khan in Pakistan's World Cup final squad. A spokesman of the board said that the chairman, Shaharyar Khan had approved a request from the tour selection committee to send Rahat for...
  • Share revenues else tour is off: PCB to BCB February 4, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided in principle to call off its tour to Bangladesh in April-May if the Bangladesh Cricket Board refuses to share revenues for the series of two Tests, three One-day Internationals and a T20. "We don't want to end up spending money from our coffers...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board waiting on Bilawal's selection for WC squad February 4, 2015

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan said on Wednesday that the PCB was still waiting for the tour selection committee to decide if it wanted to have Bilawal Bhatti in the World Cup squad. "We are still waiting for the tour selectors to decide. If they ask for...
  • Pakistan fired up by rock-steady Misbah, swashbuckling Afridi February 4, 2015

    Pakistan one-day skipper Misbah-ul Haq and predecessor Shahid Afridi play for the same team, but come from different worlds. If the unpredictable Pakistanis are to secure a second World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, they need the two heavyweight talents to forge a united front. Misbah is conservative, careful; Afridi...
  • Petition filed seeking life ban for Mohammad Amir February 2, 2015

    Karachi: A petition was filed in a Pakistan court Monday demanding a lifetime ban for disgraced paceman Mohammad Amir after he was cleared last week to return to domestic cricket. Amir was given permission to play domestic cricket by the anti-corruption unit of the International Cricket Council, bringing him a step...
  • Indian government to decide on Indo-Pak bilateral series: PCB February 2, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday said that the scheduled bilateral series with India in the UAE in December this year solely depends on the clearance from the Indian government. "During the recent meeting with the Indian board (BCCI) officials in Dubai they assured us that they were still...
  • PCB reaches verbal agreement with players over contracts January 31, 2015

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reached a verbal agreement with the national cricket team players, who are currently touring New Zealand, that they do not need to sign the three-month central contract. "Instead of a three-month central contract, the board has verbally assured the players that when they return home,...
  • Pakistan cricket chief denies Mohammad Amir fast-tracked January 31, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket chief Saturday denied that Mohammad Amir is being fast-tracked back into international cricket after a five-year ban, saying he will be monitored "on and off the field" before his re-entry. The 22-year-old was on Thursday cleared to play in domestic cricket by the sport's top governing body, bringing...
  • I will come back as a better cricketer, person: Mohammad Amir January 29, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned paceman, Mohammad Amir, who was on Thursday allowed to play domestic cricket by the ICC, has promised to return to the cricket field as a better human being and player. The pacer, whose five-year ban officially expires on September 2 this year, was informed by the ICC that...
  • Mohammad Amir to come out of spot-fixing ban, allowed to play domestic cricket January 29, 2015

    Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has received an early reprieve for a return to domestic cricket following his cooperation with anti-corruption officials, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Amir were all banned for spot-fixing during Pakistan's tour of England in 2010,...
  • Shoaib Malik, Azhar Ali, Sohail Tanvir on standby for World Cup January 27, 2015

    Karachi: Batsmen Shoaib Malik and Azhar Ali, and pace bowler Sohail Tanvir have been put on standby in the Pakistan squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup, to be held from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand. A source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that after discussions with...
  • Contract row is no big deal: PCB official January 27, 2015

    Karachi: A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that the contract row with players in the World Cup squad would be sorted out this week. "It is no big deal... The players want certain clarifications and have some reservations but our representative in New Zealand is talking...
  • 'PCB working with players to resolve contract row' January 27, 2015

    Karachi: A senior official of Pakistan's national cricket board (PCB) on Monday said they were working with players to resolve a potentially unsettling contract row a month ahead of the World Cup. "It is no big deal the players want certain clarifications and have some reservations but our representative in New...
  • Pakistan cricketers refuse to sign three-month extended contract January 25, 2015

    Pakistan cricketers, who are currently touring New Zealand, have refused to sign the three-month extended contract that is given to them by the national cricket board (PCB). According to the Express newspaper, the national team players, after a meeting in New Zealand, declined to sign the extended contracts and informed the...
  • Mohammad Amir return still a long way off: Reports January 25, 2015

    Karachi: A senior official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reiterated on Sunday that banned paceman Mohammad Amir was still a long way from being considered for national selection. Pakistani media sparked off a hype this week that Amir could be returning to cricket by next month after International Cricket Council...