Cricket In Pakistan

  • World XI visit to mark return of cricket in Pak October 16, 2012

    Islamabad: Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya will lead a World XI against a Pakistan All Stars side in two Twenty20 matches in Karachi this weekend, the first major international cricket in the country in more than three years. No Testplaying side has visited Pakistan since 2009, when gunmen attacked...
  • SL president okay with team touring Pak: report October 7, 2012

    Karachi: The 2009 Lahore terror attack is yet to become even a distant memory but Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse has reportedly given his consent to the the country's cricket team touring Pakistan again. According to the Express Tribune, the Sri Lankan president told the media that his government was...
  • Shoaib to PCB: Don't invite foreign teams July 21, 2012

    Lahore: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has ruffled feathers in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and in government circles by suggesting that the PCB should avoid inviting foreign teams to the country because of the security situation here. Former speedster, who regularly used to clash with the establishment during his playing...
  • ICC feels for PCB after Bangladesh's refusal May 6, 2012

    Lahore: While expressing its sympathies with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the postponement of the Bangladesh's tour to Pakistan, the ICC has made it clear that it cannot interfere in any bilateral arrangement between two member nations. The PCB chairman and chief operating officer discussed the issue with the...