NEUTRAL VENUES

  • Pakistan, India agree to resume cricket series May 15, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan on Thursday said it had agreed to play a total of six cricket series against India from 2015 to 2023, the first since the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks suspended play between the teams. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said it had signed an MoU with the Board of Control...
  • PCB seek alternative venues to host Australia May 16, 2012

    Lahore: A senior PCB official has refuted suggestions that the forthcoming oneday and T20 series against Australia might have to be cancelled due to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) withdrawing its offer to host the series in AugustSeptember. "Obviously we are very disappointed that the Sri Lankans have decided against hosting...
  • Pak search for venue for Australia ODIs February 25, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan are looking for a suitable venue to stage their oneday series against Australia later this year, an official said on Saturday. Pakistan have been forced to play their home series at the neutral venues of United Arab Emirates, New Zealand and England since international cricket was halted in their...
  • Do away with Duleep, Deodhar trophies: Chopra February 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India opener Aakash Chopra believes that "meaningless" tournaments like Duleep and Deodhar trophies should be done away with to improve the domestic cricket structure of the country. Chopra, who is a key member of Ranji Trophy champions Rajasthan, also advocated the need to introduce points for batting and...
  • Neutral venues for Ranji Trophy fixtures February 14, 2012

    Chennai: All Ranji Trophy matches from the 201213 season will be played at neutral venues, the BCCI has announced. The decision was taken during the board's Working Committee meeting on Monday with an aim at reducing any home advantages that teams seek to gain through the preparation of pitches. The...
  • PCB to lure teams with foolproof security December 10, 2011

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has reportedly finalized foolproof security plans for the visiting cricket teams, official sources revealed on Saturday. The first step for the PCB will be trying to convince Bangladesh, where the Pakistani cricket team is playing these days, Xinhua reported. According to sources, the PCB's newlyappointed chairman Zaka...