PAKISTAN CRICKET BOARD

  • Players need to perform consistently, says PCB's new chief selector 14 hours 1 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...
  • 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...
  • Terrorism, security issues mean no home matches for Pakistan March 16, 2015

    Adelaide: Fast bowler Wahab Riaz played his first limited-overs cricket international in 2008, in a vastly different era for cricket in Pakistan. A terrorist attack just over a year later in his hometown of Lahore means that all but three - all played in 2008 - of the 50-plus games he...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: Pakistan recall chief selector Moin Khan over casino visit February 24, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan has been sent home from the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after the former Test captain visited a casino before the match against West Indies. Shaharyar Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said Moin behaved inappropriately at a time when the...
  • 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: 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...