SHAHRYAR KHAN

  • PCB to sell off regional teams for domestic structure 4 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) aims to sell off its affiliated regional teams to sponsors in a bid to improve its much maligned domestic structure and offer better pay incentives to domestic players. PCB chairman Shahryar Khan said the performances of the national team players in recent months was a...
  • 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 2015: Just let the players relax, says Wasim Akram February 24, 2015

    Pakistan's former captain and fast-bowling great Wasim Akram has advised the national team management not to involve the players in long meetings, discussions or training sessions ahead of their crucial World Cup match against Zimbabwe. "All these long meetings and discussions and hard training will do no good. The best thing...
  • World Cup: Pakistan will bounce back from India loss, says Shahryar Khan February 20, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan could not have had a worse run up to their crucial second match of the cricket World Cup against the West Indies, but PCB chairman Shahryar Khan on Friday put his faith behind the players saying they would bounce back from the defeat against India. Reports about fielding coach...
  • PCB urged Bangladesh to send 'any' team to Pakistan October 7, 2014

    Dhaka: Pakistan's cricket chief has urged Bangladesh to send 'any' team to his country as they seek to bring back international matches following the deadly attack on Sri Lanka`s team bus in 2009. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan arrived in Bangladesh on Monday and declared that it was now much...
  • Hope Pakistan players would be allowed in IPL soon: PCB October 1, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan believes the Lahore Lions' successful participation in the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 will open the Indian Premier League doors for the country's players. Khan said he was satisfied with the performance of the Lahore Lions team. "But apart from performances the Lahore Lions team...
  • India should make ICC more democratic: PCB Chief Shahryar Khan August 30, 2014

    Newlyappointed Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan wants cricketing "powerhouse" India to encourage "democracy" in the functioning of the ICC after being forced to let BCCI have the control of the governing body along with England and Australia. PCB was the last of the ICC members to give its consent...
  • Sharif may meet Manmohan on September 29: Pakistan PM's special envoy September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: In the first official confirmation that talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif are being planned, Sharif's special envoy Shahryar Khan said that discussions are on for the meet between the leaders in New York on the sidelines of the UNGA. While speaking to...
  • India, Pakistan to hold back channel talks in Dubai over ceasefire violations August 29, 2013

    Former Foreign Secretary Shahryar Khan and ex-diplomat S K Lambah, the point men for India-Pakistan back-channel diplomacy, will meet in Dubai on Thursday to ease tensions and firm up a planned meeting between the premiers of the two countries, a media report said. The decision to initiate back-channel diplomacy to address tensions...
  • Pak envoy does a Uturn on Dawood, India seeks action in 1993 Bombay blast case August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Shatif's special envoy for improving relations with India Shahryar Khan did a Uturn on his remarks on Dawood Ibrahim, India said the 1993 Bombay bomb blast dossier has "never" been closed and it will not rest till those responsible for the heinous...
  • My comments on Dawood were grossly twisted, taken out of context: Shahryar Khan August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's special envoy for improving relations with India Shahryar Khan denied having acknowledged the presence of 1993 Bombay blast accused Dawood Ibrahim in his country saying that his comments were taken out of context by the media. "I think that comment was grossly twisted....
  • 1993 Bombay blast case dossier never closed: MEA August 10, 2013

    New Delhi/London: A day after senior Pakistan diplomat admitted that one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim was in his country, India on Saturday said the 1993 Bombay bomb blast dossier has "never" been closed and it will not rest till those responsible for the heinous attacks were brought...
  • Won't rest till the perpetrators of the 1993 Bombay blast are punished: MEA August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian government has reacted strongly to the statement made on Dawood Ibrahim by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's special envoy for improving relations with India Shahryar Khan. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin on Saturday said that India will not rest till the perpetrators of the 1993...
  • Pak envoy does a Uturn on Dawood claim, says he only quoted reports August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Hours after admitting that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's stay in Pakistan and he being chased out, Pakistan Prime Minister's special envoy for improving relations with India Shahryar Khan on Saturday did a Uturn saying that he had only quoted Pakistan media reports on Dawood's whereabouts, and had no...
  • Dawood Ibrahim was in Pak till April 2013: IPL spotfixing chargesheet August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Pakistan had admitted to one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim's stay in the country and he being chased out, more questions are now emerging over it. A chargesheet of IPL spotfixing case, where Dawood has been named an accused, proved otherwise. The telephonic...
  • Pakistan admits to Dawood Ibrahim's stay in the country August 10, 2013

    London: Pakistan has admitted for the first time to the stay of one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim in the country. The significant statement came from the Pakistan Prime Minister's special envoy for improving relations with India, Shahryar Khan. He said that the underworld don had been in...
  • Dawood Ibrahim could be in UAE: Pakistan August 9, 2013

    For the first time, Pakistan has admitted to the presence of one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim but said he has been "chased out" and could be in the "UAE". ...
  • Dawood has been chased out of Pakistan: Shahryar Khan August 9, 2013

    London: For the first time, Pakistan has admitted to the presence of one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim but said he has been "chased out" and could be in the "UAE". "Dawood (Ibrahim) was in Pakistan but I believe he was chased out of Pakistan. If he is...
  • Pak open to playing in India: former PCB chief May 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan Cricket Board chief Shahryar Khan has said that India feels Pakistan is too dangerous to play cricket in. Speaking to CNNIBN's Karan Thapar, Khan, however said he hopes the two countries can play cricket at least in neutral venues. Shahryar Khan: We would like foreign teams...