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  • PCA chief apologises for his comments on Moeen Ali abuse 1 week ago

    London: The chief of England's Professional Cricketers' Association Angus Porter has profusely apologised for his comments that England cricketer Moeen Ali should have taken the abuse from the Indian fans during the one-off T20 International as a "compliment". In an interview on Tuesday with the Press Association, Porter said that it...
  • Former BCCI president IS Bindra to withdraw from cricket affairs August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Inderjit Singh Bindra, who played a pivotal role in India hosting three World Cups, has decided to withdraw from cricket affairs and as a first step he is likely to hand over the reins of the Punjab Cricket Association to fellow-Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.P. Reddy. Bindra, a...
  • CBI flags off issues in amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: As the country heads towards general elections and with every political party making corruption a big issue, the government's proposed amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act of 1988 have come under serious scrutiny of the Central Bureau of Investigation. Even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 3rd ODI October 20, 2013

    With the euphoria of Jaipur carnage settled, India and Australia go into the third ODI eyeing a 2-1 lead at the PCA stadium in Mohali, where the batsmen are again expected to call the shots on a friendly track. Thanks to Rohit Sharma's career best 141*, Shikhar Dhawan's 95 and...
  • India vs Australia: Expect another run-feast in Mohali October 18, 2013

    The series is just two matches old, but the cricket fans have already been entertained with 1257 runs in the 193.1 overs bowled so far. And it's not going to be any different at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Saturday, where India and Australia will play for a 2-1...
  • Faisalabad deny being over-dependent on skipper Misbah September 18, 2013

    Mohali: Faisalabad Wolves succumbed to a big eight-wicket defeat against Otago Volts in their first match of the Champions League Twenty20 Qualifiers on Tuesday, giving strength to the belief that the team depends on heavily on their two stars Misbah-ul-Haq and Saeed Ajmal. Misbah's decision to bat first on a greenish...
  • Siddharth Kaul declared best emerging cricketer at PCA meet August 4, 2013

    Mohali: Medium pacer Siddharth Kaul was declared as 'Best Emerging Cricketer' at an Annual General Meeting organized by the Punjab Cricket Association here Sunday. Kaul was declared as best cricketer for his haul of 68 wickets (across all formats) during the season. He, however, was not present as he is...
  • Spot fixing: PCA to involve parents of young cricketers May 21, 2013

    Mohali: In the wake of spot-fixing scandal that has rocked the IPL, Punjab Cricket Association has decided to invite the parents of its junior cricketers for counseling so that the budding talent does not go astray and fall to the lure of quick money using unfair means. "We are inviting the...
  • Mohali to get seven new sports stadiums May 11, 2013

    Mohali: Known so far for the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium, Mohali is all set to get seven new sports stadia next month. "Mohali is all set to create a new distinction in the country with largest number of International sports stadiums per capita population with the completion of seven sports...
  • Adam Gilchrist blames slow and dry Mohali wicket for loss May 9, 2013

    Mohali: Following his team's eight-wicket drubbing at the hands of Rajasthan Royals on Thursday, Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist attributed the loss to the "slow and dry" track at the PCA Stadium. Chasing 146 to win, Rajasthan raced home with an over to spare. After a strong start by Shaun...
  • Chance for Kings XI Punjab to surprise RCB May 6, 2013

    It would be a battle of unequals when a desperate Kings XI Punjab take on the formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore at PCA Stadium, Mohali on Monday. ...
  • IPL 6: RCB all set to seal play-off berth against Punjab May 6, 2013

    Mohali: The door is closing down slowly and gradually for Kings XI Punjab as they seek their fifth win of the season against a top-favourite Royal Challengers Bangalore in match 51 of the IPL 6 at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Monday. Punjab are still quite a distant away from...
  • IPL 6: Kings XI Punjab ready for Chennai test at home April 10, 2013

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab, fresh off a commanding win over Pune Warriors India, host the two-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings at the PCA Stadium here on Wednesday. After losing their opening encounter against Mumbai Indians by nine runs, CSK will hope to kick-start their season against Punjab. Traditionally slow...
  • 3rd Test: Smith the key as India look to bowl out Australia on day three March 16, 2013

    Mohali: India will come out searching for ways to dislodge Steven Smith on the third morning at the PCA Stadium, following the batsman's resolute innings of 58 on Friday that helped Australia add 122 runs from the time Phillip Hughes was dismissed. India need three wickets to bowl Australia...
  • Clarke expects Mohali pitch to be similar to last 2 Tests March 13, 2013

    Mohali: Australian skipper Michael Clarke is ready for another litmus test having conceded that the conditions at the PCA Stadium here are pretty "similar" to the ones they encountered in the first two Tests of the four-match series. Trailing 0-2 after big defeats in Chennai and Hyderabad, the hearts of Clarke...
  • Australia have reasons to hope in Mohali March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The last time Mohali hosted a Test match was in 2010. It was India v Australia then and it's going to be India v Australia again three years later - with Australia expected to feel more at home on a traditionally bouncy track. India beat Australia by just one...
  • Australian team arrives for third Test at Mohali March 7, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Australian cricket team arrived here this afternoon for their third Test match against India, to be played at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium from March 14. The team, led by Michael Clarke, is trailing 0-2 in the four-match Test series having lost in Chennai by eight wickets,...
  • Mohali will have a 'competitive pitch': PCA March 7, 2013

    Mohali: The pitch of the third Test between India and Australia will not be of the same character as the last two matches in Chennai and Hyderabad, claimed Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) official. "The wicket at the PCA ground here will not be of the same character (as it was in...
  • Prolonged form slump was annoying: Kohli January 22, 2013

    Mohali: India's star batsman Virat Kohli on Tuesday said his prolonged form slump was a bit "annoying", but staying calm and patient helped him overcome the lean phase, which is part and parcel in the career of international cricketers. Kohli marked his return to form with an unbeaten 77 in...
  • Pacers may get assistance in cold Mohali conditions January 20, 2013

    Chandigarh: With cold conditions persisting in the northern region for the past several days, fast bowlers are likely to get assistance in the last two ODIs between India and England at Mohali and Dharamsala. It rained heavily in Mohali and other parts of Punjab in the last few days and...
  • Trescothick spearheads depression campaign September 17, 2012

    London: Former England batsman Marcus Trescothick is helping to spearhead a new campaign to help cricketers tackle depression and addictive behaviour. The Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA) have launched a series of six online 'Mind Matters' tutorials, covering subjects including alcohol and drug abuse, gambling, anxiety and suicide, and offering advice...
  • Winless Punjab confront unbeaten Pune April 11, 2012

    One team will look to register its first win and the other will pull out all stocks to remain unbeaten. One captain will try to lift the gloom with runs off his bat and the other will hope overconfidence doesn't find a space in his team's dug-out. The return match...
  • No T20 for U-21 players, says PCA January 16, 2012

    Chandigarh: In a significant decision aimed to encourage players to hone and perfect their skills first, Punjab Cricket Association has decided not to give NOC to any player registered with the PCA under the age of 21 years who play in T20 game for any club/team/institution including the cash-rich and...
  • Injured Harbhajan to miss Railways tie November 28, 2011

    Chandigarh: Punjab skipper Harbhajan Singh has been advised rest for pain in his shin bone, which means he will miss Punjab's Ranji Trophy Elite Division match against Railways at the PCA stadium, Mohali, beginning on Tuesday. Uday Kaul will lead the team in his place. Following his dismal performance in...
  • MM Joshi writes to Meira on attack on CAG, PAC January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Public Accounts Committee Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi has written a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar requesting her to ensure that the authority of PAC and Comptroller and Auditor General is not impinged upon by ministers. Referring to Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's recent outburst against CAG report, Joshi...
  • CSD irregularities: PAC grills Army, IAF chiefs January 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The chiefs of the Army and Air Force as well as the vice chief of the Navy were on Wednesday questioned by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over alleged irregularities in defence-run canteens as pointed out by the government auditor last year. This is the first time that the...
  • Kapil relents, PCA assures to put his poster back June 18, 2008

    Chandigarh: The relationship between Kapil Dev and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seems to have touched a new low after the former India skipper's poster was removed from the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. An upset Kapil, the captain of the 1983 team, wants his cricketing...